Recommended Reading: June 7th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
Koki wants to be a monk? – aramatheydidnt
At least fans would not have to worry about his hair anymore.
PLAYZONE ’12 SONG & DANC’N. PART II [Cast Updated] - JE News Daily
Another year and another PLAYZONE, still starring Tsubasa and Yuma but with some new supporting cast members.
KARA’s Goo Hara Thanks Her Fan Club For Continous Support in Celebration to Its 3rd Anniversary – Kpop Starz
Congrats KARA for three strong years, and what better way to celebrate than doing solo activities…
AKB48: Election Aftermath, Personal Thoughts – We’re Namba 1!
Kainzero shares his thoughts of the experience of watching the election results live and how it has impacted his life.
My Pure·Delight – NMB48 in the AKB48 27th Single Senbatsu Election – pure·fuwa – nmbingo!
Thoughts on the election with a NMB48 bias, which is my favorite bias.
Weekly Oricon Single Rankings (Ending 06-03) – J-Everything
Looking at the AKS, and Sasshi, domination of the past month.
A Coming of Age PV – Mano Erina [Song for the DATE] PV Review – PON-dering
Mamba analyzes and enjoys Mano’s newest PV, and interprets what the PV means for Mano herself.
AB48 27th Single Release Date Announced – MELOS no Michi
I wonder if it will be an underwear affair like Heavy Rotation was?
Morning Musume – “One・Two・Three/The Matenrou Show” LQ Cover Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
Looks like they’ve all been put in the Cell.
Mano Erina – “Song for the DATE” HQ Covers Released – Hello! SayuNii
Mano still manages to look smokin’ even in that sailor outfit.
Lineup For The 27th Single In Photos – IXA Ready
Here they are, folks – the line-ups for each group!
~108837 – モーニングBerryz48
MB is of course delighted with how her oshimen did in the election.
Thirty-Three – Chuo Dori
And of course, CK continues to cheer for his own one-and-only.
AKB48! 4th Election Results! – Konno’s Story
Observations on some of the more shocking results.
The Aftermath Following The Election – IXA Ready
This is a wonderful reminder of the idols who didn’t make the cut, but still have dedicated fans who love them.
C-ute’s 7th Year Anniversary Ustream Show Announced – Hello! SayuNii
Rumor has it that the big finale will have Maimai doing a full strip tease.
Translation: After School’s first single ‘NEW SCHOOLGIRL’ – School Regulations [ + Opinion Piece] – AfterSchool ❤
I can’t believe there’s so much bitching about another AS graduation that this reminder was needed.
Info: After School Will Release a Mini Album on June 21st – AfterSchool ❤
I can’t wait to see the new gen girl Ka Eun in action!
News: Kahi to begin solo activities in September – AfterSchool ❤
Great to have this confirmed, but that still leaves her time to do a proper farewell with After School.
The Shounen Club 22 September 2002 review – Never Ending Music Power
Thennary continues her steady march through Johnny’s history.
YG Entertainment opens its own eBay store – allkpop
They can make a killing by selling Taeyang’s used jock straps.
The Unsinkable Reina Tanaka – The Groove Music Life
CJ writes about Reina and her new band project.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
I love how Langdimus thinks.
Big Bang confirms Los Angeles and New York City as stops for ‘Alive Tour 2012′ – allkpop
Coast to coast, with no love for the flyover states?
StylipS 3rd Single Announced, Titled “Choose me♡Darling” – Hello! SayuNii
I really do need to pay closer attention to these idols!
Morning Musume – “One・Two・Three/ The Matenrou Show” Tracklist Released – Hello! SayuNii
I love Tsunku’s comments on the girls, especially Sayumi’s miraculous improvement.
Ogawa Makoto App Released, Titled “Bagel Navi” – Hello! SayuNii
Did she go around and taste all these bagels? Will we now know her as a “bagel girl”?
Meisa and Jin seen in Tokyo – aramatheydidnt
It’s encouraging to see them like this, an oasis away from all the media drama.
Wonder Girls’ Sohee reveals her personal secret to improving her English – allkpop
Sexy AND smart!