Recommended Reading: June 27th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
Arashi unveil what’ll be in this year’s 24Hr TV – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
Arashi unveil the theme and T-shirt design for this year’s 24Hr TV.
Weekly Oricon Rankings (Ending 06-24) – J-Everything
A look at AKS and Johnny’s Oricon rankings for the past week.
Takuya Kimura Wants His Daughters to be Violinists? – Musings of Delilah
Maybe they can become the first violin idol group.
Pretty Costumes for Berryz Single – PON-dering
Mamba loves the costumes – especially the blue ones – and goes through each girl and how they all look.
HOLY SH*T – PON-dering
An older post from Mamba, however it includes her reaction to Nakazawa Yuko’s pregnancy news, a contest and a bet… with me.
～Weeklyプレイボーイ「前田敦子」July 2nd 2012 – モーニングBerryz48
A good dose of Maeda Atsuko eyecandy, with a dash of Koike Rina and Saaya as well!
After School’s Nana and Hello Venus’s Nara go tropical for ‘InStyle’ – allkpop
They’re both quite pretty, but where’s that most gorgeous of Pledis idols, Ren?
Namie in Kyoto and Osaka (2012.06.26) – Namie News Network
It’s great to see the crowds showing up for their Queen of Hip Pop.
Namie Amuro- “Let’s Go” (short clip) – Neaux Clicked on It
Another great song from Amuro. No wonder she still brings in the crowds!
First day sales…did Namie disappoint? – aramatheydidnt
And the first day sales back this adoration up.
Akimoto Yasushi Endorses First Official AKB48 Cover Song – MELOS no Michi
You think maybe Aki-P will try to acquire Gille for one of his 48s?
I Just Had A “Flashback”~ – Konno’s Story
KonnoAsami questions the group’s version of sexiness in the MV, but otherwise enjoys this release.
The Rookie Card – Plastic Candy
Alvy considers how fans attach themselves to newcomer talent and applies it to some familiar divas.
JKT48 – “Heavy Rotation” – Konno’s Story
Liking the song but finding the video only adequate.
Idols You Should Meet 014 – New School Kaidan
Every time I read her name, I find myself humming the “Ave Maria” to myself…
Hump Day Eye Candy Extravaganza – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
The two old ladies of Morning Musume.
Rina Aizawa ~ YS Web Vol.497 – Jappydolls
Beautiful, beautiful pics.
The Best (or Worst) Cases of Wannabe K-pop – seoulbeats
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Well… maybe not here.
Our Favorite Pop Divas’ Vocal Ranges! – Plastic Candy
A bit of music theory here, which Alvy explains quite well.
Wonder Girls – Wonder Party – Selective Hearing
Greg is wishing there was more of what was found on this mini-album.
48tmvrks: Manatsu no Sounds Good – Team K I’m not sure… – Idols and Hollywood
Some nice eyecandy, as well as a now-common observation on being in such a large group.