Recommended Reading: May 1st, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
NMB48: Translation of 3rd Gen News Article – We’re Namba 1!
This is the first time a potential ace is the one that caught my attention first with a group.
May 1st Koyama Keiichiro – JE Anniversary
A nice birthday tribute to Koyamama.
Shiritsu Bakarea Koukou Ep 03 Review – J-Everything
A spoiler free review of the latest episode of Shiritsu Bakarea Koukou.
Welcome back appears – appears
There’s a very small number of bloggers whose return to the community should be treated as big news. Anna of appears is one of them, and she reminds us why with this triumphant look back at 2011.
PES from RIP SLYME- “Megami no KISS” PV – Neaux Clicked on It
As always I love his voice and delivery, but the song itself doesn’t stick with me.
2,500 march in gay pride parade in Tokyo (pictures, videos, message from Ayu) – aramatheydidnt
Ayu’s encouraging message definitely bears reading (and not just by bears).
Kazuya Kamenashi voted Best Actor – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
And they say JE boys can’t act!
NYC – Yoku Asobi, Yoku Manabe PV review – Never Ending Music Power
I remember a great BDSM leather shop over in Chelsea. Why didn’t they visit there in the video?
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Here’s one idol who knows how to ride hard and fast between her legs!
Morning Musume ACTION FIGURES!!! – Chuu! Sugoi! Idol
These ARE very cute. I hope the pink and white space girl one comes with a gun.
B’z and Kim Hyun Joong Collaborates – aramatheydidnt
An unexpected meeting of Jpop and Kpop sensibilities.
All quiet in H!P land…/MM PV Review #3 – Daite HOLD ON ME! – Zombie Zombie
Personally, I think Ayappe’s white suit is the best ever costume worn in a Momusu PV.
What’s the Harm in Uncle Fans? – seoulbeats
I’ve said it before: THIS is why I’d rather be called a dirty old man. The deceptive nature of the “uncle” term is handled quite smartly, and why it should be cause of concern.
Girls’ Generation Hyoyeon’s short dress makes her climb stairs like a crab? – Koreaboo
… Oh wait. Climbed like a crab. Climbed.
Girls’ Generation to cameo in Korean webcomic “ENT” – Koreaboo
It’s no Shining Musume, but what is?
Hello Venus mini-album ‘Venus’ details + new teaser photos! – allkpop
I’m getting excited about this! Are you getting excited about this? I sure am!
Unmei no Hito eps 1 and 2 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike is enjoying this new political drama a great deal and wishes it had a wider audience.
Have a Thing for Shaved Heads? This Cute Monk Guide May Be Up Your Alley – aramatheydidnt
I once considered buying a photobook devoted to girls in glasses. Who am I to judge?