Recommended Reading: June 15th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
Another Yamapi event raises questions – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
It is kinda sad when they can’t find a real scandal to bring up in time for a new release.
Singer Tomohisa Yamashita Plays Himself in Toriko Anime – Anime News Network
I would not be surprised to find anime Yamapi to be the more animated version of him.
HamaKisu 2012.06.13 Review – J-Everything
This show continues to deprive Kis-My-Ft2 of sleep for our enjoyment.
Shounen Club 2012.06.13 Review – J-Everything
Sexy Zone, Bakaleya6, Hey! Say! JUMP, A.B.C-Z and that Uchi Hiroki guy.
[CM] Yamada Ryosuke- CookDo – aramatheydidnt
Yamada gets excited taking a bite out of paste.
[SC] Bakaleya Boys Performs Hell, No – aramatheydidnt
The Bakaleya6 continue to show why they would rock as a group together.
More Vampire Goodness – aramatheydidnt
Hey! Say! JUMP wants to suck your blood? Or out-sparkle all those other vampires?
June 15th ♥ 田中樹 (Tanaka Juri) – JE Anniversaries
Happy birthday to one of the rising stars among the Juniors.
Is AKB48′s Sashihara Rino involved in a scandal? – aramatheydidnt
And here’s me praying ‘Not Sasshi not Sasshi not Sasshi…’
Former Morning Musume member Takashi Ai is in a relationship with Abe Koji? – aramatheydidnt
We all knew it was going to happen soon! Congrats to the lucky man, someone’s (apparently) gettin’ some Ai-butt!
Sashihara Rino Transferred to HKT48 – MELOS no Michi
Yes, I want to cry.
AkiP’s Ruling: Sashiko To Join HKT48 (and leaves AKB48) – AKB48 Wrap Up
A rough translation of the radio show where Sasshi reveals the half-truth.
(Shuukan Bunshun) Ex-Boyfriend Confesses “AKB48′s Sashihara Rino was super-sexually aggressive” (Full Article) – AKB48 Wrap Up
And a full translation of the article that kick-started it all…
A Sashihara Scandal?! What of it? – WanderingWota
A rousing defense of Sasshi, including a jump off the DD fence!
Sashihara Rino in a Scandal!? – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima rages against the guys who make scandals like Sasshi’s happen.
AKB48′s Sashihara Scandal, f(x) Releases Electric Shock & Other Topics – Wota (in training)
Mina shares her thoughts on recent events in the idol world.
Sasshi Transferred To HKT48 With Immediate Effect – IXA Ready
More thoughts on what this could mean for both HKT48 and Sasshi.
Sasshi’s been moved to HKT48… – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima has a very passionate reaction to the latest developments.
Japan’s music sensation: a band chosen by its fans – aramatheydidnt
Another general audience profile of AKB48, this time focused on the election.
BABYMETAL: NO MUSIC, NO IDOL? – Pure Idol Heart
It’d be funny if BABYMETAL does better on the charts than Sakura Gakuin ever have.
Okay! Musume Digest! #3 – Okay! Musume Time
Quick thoughts on Dream5, Momoiro Clover Z, and Takahashi Ai’s dating life.
Trend Spotlight: Lizzy Becomes an ‘Agent Provocateur’ – AfterSchool ❤
Holy crap! i didn’t realize Lizzy had such a nice rack.
f(x)’s Krystal to throw the opening pitch for a baseball game – allkpop
Redeem the family name, Krystal!
Houkago Princess 3!? – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima is caught off guard by a new generation of idols.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Why save the obvious answer for last?
Kikkawa Yuu – “Koko Kara Hajimarunda!” PV Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
Ayuchii opines that the PV is both simple and smartly done.
And then Risako kissed Airi – Berryz Kobo International
That line should be the START of a very long, very explicit, picspam series.
Idols You Should Meet 012 – New School Kaidan
They should call her the Economics Idol, because that would be so cool!
Yurina Kumai – Lovely In The Woods – Hello! Project Feet
I’m assuming “the woods” is some new youngster slang for a private body part.
Berryz Kobo in New Jersey, Pt. 2: The Concert – madara_blog
Madara continues his serialized report with the big show of the event.