Recommended Reading: May 7th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
HamaKisu 2012.05.02 Review - J-Everything
Kis-My-Ft2 continue their quest to scarf down rice crackers.
VS Arashi 2012.05.03 Review – J-Everything
Where Aiba shines as Ninomiya’s pants.
Tsunku Produced Akihabara Backstage pass Idol Group To Debut In August – Hello! SayuNii
We knew it was coming eventually, but will this group deliver the goods?
And Nothing of Value was Lost – idol love
A scathingly honest and funny take on Aika’s departure. Fans of Aika won’t be pleased.
Niigaki Risa – Egao ni Namida ~ Thank You! My Dear Friends Full PV Released – Hello! SayuNii
I like the part where Aika jumps in front of the camera and takes over the song.
Momoiro Clover Z Idols Sing for & Dress as Pokémon – aramatheydidnt
This strikes me as one of their less surprising cosplay choices.
Kikkawa Yuu’s 4th Single Announced, Titled “Koko Kara Hajimarunda!” – Hello! SayuNii
Hey, she’s still hanging in there! Good for her!
Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou ep. 4 review – Never Ending Music Power
Thennary goes over the latest episode of this drama.
13-year-old model Hashizume Ai quickly gaining popularity – aramatheydidnt
With any luck, she’ll hit seven feet by the end of puberty.
50 Sadakos invade Shibuya on last day of Golden Week – aramatheydidnt
It’s official: Sadako is now the equivalent of Imperial Stormtroopers at a comic convention.
Meisa and Jin in debt-induced hell? – Japanese Entertainment Rumors
All this talk of Meisa doing nudes and softcore strikes me as overblown. Why not let Jin do that instead?
Takahashi Ai’s NEW DRAMA~ – Chuu! Sugoi! Idol
A great opportunity for Takitty.
“Thumbs Up If You’re Listening in 2012!” And Other Cringe-Worthy Comments – seoulbeats
By now it’s like a standup routine about airline food, but this article’s worth a few laughs.
Back-on- “Ice Cream” short clip – Neaux Clicked on It
Raekwon need not worry.
BEST NEWS ever!!!! – Never Ending Music Power
Thennary is very pleased with this unit-affirming release.
Hello Venus promotes their upcoming debut by passing out special balloons – allkpop
They should’ve trained to make balloon animals.
This Week in Music 05.09.2012 – New School Kaidan
Only one release, but it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Unmei no Hito eps 3+4 – HamsapSukebe
The intensity doesn’t relent for this series.
Kudo Haruka 1st e-Hello! DVD Announced, Titled “Greeting~Kudo Haruka~” – Hello! SayuNii
Would it be too much to ask for one T-back?
[IV] Saaya ~ asymmetry – Jappydolls
So are we supposed to think her breasts aren’t even or something?
Itano Tomomi Single [10nen go no Kimi e] 1st Week Sales + Review – MELOS no Michi
A solid track-by-track take of the single.