Recommended Reading: June 14th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
Yokai Ningen Bem is becoming a movie – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
Great news for those who miss Kame with silver hair.
Hokuto Matsumura the next Johnny’s talent to keep an eye on – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
And another member of the Bakaleya6 gets a drama role for the upcoming season. And it looks like Hokuto is set to go far.
Tsubasa Imai becomes world’s first Spanish culture envoy – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
Tsubasa can now professionally fanboy Spain and Spanish culture.
Weekly Oricon Single Rankings (Ending 06-10) – J-Everything
A look at how mainly Johnny’s and AKS has
dominatedfared this past week in sales.
Yuta Tamamori Talks About Struggles in “10,000 a Month Challenge!” – aramatheydidnt
I must applaud his inventive use of onions in just about all his meals.
Morning Musume’s new profile pics – Kira’s Blog
Kira takes a look at the deliciousness that is Morning Musume in the hot costumes, but is surprised by the maturity of some members…
New Morning Musume Profile Picture for “One • Two • Three” Released – Hello! SayuNii
Let’s bask in more of MoMusu’s sudden hawtness.
A Rant a Short Review and Queen Shige – Itsumo Genki
A wonderful thought piece from Isilie, with a great defense of Sayumi as MM’s leader.
Drooling over Costumes and Covers – Okay! Musume Time
Corsets, corsets, corsets!
Ashida Mana to sing theme song for new drama “Beautiful Rain” – aramatheydidnt
Still getting what work she can, before she’s over the hill.
Official News: Jung Ah is After School’s New Leader! – AfterSchool ❤
This was the expected outcome, and the only one that made real sense.
The Shounen Club 13 October 2002 review – Never Ending Music Power
More fun with Tackey & Tsubasa.
Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
To hide the need for a Brazilian refresher?
2chan Says the Darndest Things Vol. 10 – New School Kaidan
I dunno, I found the USA48 jokes to be clever.
On Idols, Dating, and Friday – Not Another K-Blog!!!
Since she’s no longer an idol, why would anybody get their panties in a bunch over this? Also, I agree: congrats to her for finding some romance and happiness!
NMB48 Take Some Inspiration From Afilia Saga East? – New School Kaidan
Garry is finding a lot of similarities in these Okinawan beach-themed PVs.
Idols and Wrestling: not as different as you’d expect – Shoujiki Media
A very specific example from the senbatsu has its analog in Wrestlemania.
So You Want to Be a Wota – idol love
I’m sure some idol fans will be offended by this (especially those who’ve attended Hello! Party events), but I found it very amusing and even instructive in its own unique manner.
Tomoe Yamanaka ~ Minisuka.tv Limited Gallery 10 – Jappydolls
Looks like our patron saint of loli goodness is past her awkward stage.
Tomoe Yamanaka ~ Minisuka.tv Limited Gallery 11 – Jappydolls
Way past her awkward stage.