Recommended Reading: April 19th, 2012
Girls’ Generation announces first sub-unit with Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun – Koreaboo
Twinkle? Well, I guess that’ll do.
AKB48′s Senbatsu Election: Mina’s Vote – Wota (in training)
Mina chooses Uchida Mayumi and explains why.
MM PV Review Series – #0.1 Ai no Tane/#1 Morning Coffee – Zombie Zombie
A nifty idea, celebrating Momusu’s fiftieth single with a review of what went before, starting with the “Ai no Tame” and “Morning Coffee”.
Music Video Mini-Reviews: Hello! Project [part 2] – Shayna
And even more ambitious, Shayna continues her own review of all H!P videos, with Momusu, Heike Michiyo, Nakazawa Yuko, and Tanpopo.
Getting To Know The New Idols On The Block: Tokyo Girls Style – Wota (in training)
Another helpful introduction to another worthy idol contender.
AKB48 Makes Epic PV ? – Pure Idol Heart
“A combat and swimsuit PV spectacular”? Sounds like an Andy Sedaris production! Are they gonna pull the Picasso Trigger?
Preview of AKB48’s new single “Manatsu no Sounds good!” – aramatheydidnt
… Or maybe it’ll be more like Lord of the Flies?
Hey! Say! JUMP – Aiing -Aishiteru- PV review – Never Ending Music Power
Not quite a PV, but still worth Thennary’s attention!
EXILE’s TAKAHIRO and GLAY’s HISASHI launch their special collaborative project, ‘Ace of Spades’ – aramatheydidnt
It’s the Damn Yankees of Jpop!
Kato Miliyah reveals tie-in with Coca-Cola, releases hot new selcas – aramatheydidnt
Sadly, she looks like an albino fellating a coke bottle.
Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Langdimus is so happy with this Momusu coupling…
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
… He had to share it twice!
Open World Entertainment and The Ugly Side of K-pop – seoulbeats
This scandal has been rocking the Kpop industry, and Dana’s write-up does a thoughtful job of placing it in perspective to the bigger issues.
Lost in the Coolness of Fudanjuku! – Fudanjuku’s ‘Kaze Ikki’ Single Review! – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima does a track-by-track review of the group’s latest release.
Big Bang members to unveil their supernatural powers on ‘Go Show’ – allkpop
Isn’t G Dragon’s supernatural power the ability to magically conjure positive marijuana results though he never knowingly smoked any?
Photo – Idols and Hollywood
U17 – what a lovely letter and number combination!
World’s First Snaggletooth Girl Group – aramatheydidnt
Um… I really don’t know what to say to this.
How to Become a Fan of Big Groups in Three Steps – Kpop Kollective
A funny – and practical – guide! I’ll try this with SKE48 or NMB48 some time.