Recommended Reading: May 12th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
HamaKisu 2012.05.09 Review – J-Everthing
Where we get the debut of Kis-My-Ft-H2.
Park Jin Young Explains “Wonder Girls Reached Its Peak in Korea” Is a Mistranslation – Kpop Starz
We will know when they have passed their peak in Korea when they re-release a new Korean version of Nobody.
JYP Entertainment addresses Wonder Girls plans for Korea, Japan, and United States in 2012 – allkpop
They seem to be the one group (as opposed to overall company) that really does follow an international strategy.
Vanilla Beans to release their first photo book – aramatheydidnt
No mention of T-backs or hair nudes, so I’m only mildly interested.
“Hush” by A Pink❤ ❤ ❤ – Konno’s Story
A very funny take on the group and their new, sexy video.
~「TGIF!」Idol♥’s unzipped on way back Fridays~ (volume 20) – モーニングBerryz48
Matching the UTF collection, a look at the BOMB idol trading cards!
The last of former NEWS – Never Ending Music Power
Thennary considers the importance of saying goodbye to the old NEWS as the new NEWS emerges.
80% of K-Pop’s sales come from Japan – aramatheydidnt
If this is true, I’d hope that domestic Kpop fans would step up and buy more stuff.
Girls’ Generation’s Jessica throws the first ball at a baseball match, misses – Koreaboo
Ashida Mana should give her some tips.
Government Regulation of the Idol Industry: Is It Enough? – seoulbeats
A thoughtful look at why current plans for government intervention won’t help at all.
Gravity Daze CM w/ Ex-Momoclo Akari – aramatheydidnt
Wow, she looks incredible here…
Mizukawa Asami two-timed with Aiba and Nino? – aramatheydidnt
I refuse to believe that Arashi would ever feel any tensions or angst over a female.
Fan Account: PlayGirl at the 2012 Shibuya109 Girls Festival ~ 120512 – AfterSchool ❤
The part about the uncle fans made me laugh in a horrified, there-but-for-the-grace-of-my-family kinda way.