Recommended Reading: July 19th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
this is a megapost for a mega comeback – aramatheydidnt
A collection of live performances for NEWS for their new single.
So did NEWS flop or not? – aramatheydidnt
The question NEWS fans have been wondering about and hoping that the answer will be “no”.
Weekly Oricon Rankings (Ending 07-15) – J-Everything
Tyler takes the usual look at the charts and explains his expectations for artists.
July 19th ♥ 近藤真彦 (Kondo Masahiko) – JE Anniversaries
Happy birthday to the ultimate daisempai of Johnny’s.
Isilie on Blogging – Itsumo Genki
Isilie writes quite eloquently – and amusingly – on blogging and its travails.
安室奈美恵 / PV HISTORY – Namie News Network
Definitely worth a watch, especially to see how Amuro has developed thematically over the decades.
The Rise of Idols – Pure Idol Heart
Haven’t had a chance to watch these videos yet, but they should be of interest to many of our readers.
Sprout – Kira’s Blog
Kira recommends this series for Kikkawa Yuu fans.
Loen Entertainment to debut new six-member girl group, FIESTA – allkpop
Because what we need are more Korean girl groups debuting.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Hey, it’s a gen six mini-reunion!
Original. – Idols and Hollywood
A moment later, the poor bastard got mugged by a Riho fan who just got off the train.
“Morning Musume Concert Tour 2012 Spring ~Ultra Smart~ Niigaki Risa & Mitsui Aika Graduation Special Live PB” Announced – Hello! SayuNii
The cover has Gaki alone, with a huge sticker of Aika plastered over it.
Ito Sachiko- “トレイン ～朝の電車～” – Neaux Clicked on It
I dunno, the quality of the arts and crafts makes me think of serial killers.
Hatsukoi eps 2-6 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike is happy to report that the series is following through strong.
Impressions: Otona Jelly Beans – New School Kaidan
Something of a split decision on the latest from Mayuyu.
Spending all my time Covers Revealed – Perfume City
Those dresses look like the kind worn by Santa’s Elves at department stores.
Girls’ Generation votes for member Hyoyeon on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ nullified – allkpop
For some reason I find this hilarious.
Umika Kawashima ~ YS Web Vol.506 – Jappydolls
Some eyecandy of the 9nine idol…
[PB] SCANDAL ~ SCANDAL SHOW – Jappydolls
… And of the popular rock quartet.