Recommended Reading: July 1st, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
Himitsu no Arashi-chan 2012.06.28 Review – J-Everything
This episode proves the more the merrier.
VS Arashi 2012.06.28 Review – J-Everything
Arashi vs. the cast of Mirai Ninki. I rather wish they could have done Arashi vs. the cast of Bakaleya…
Johnnys Movie Invasion 2013 – aramatheydidnt
Next year it looks like Johnny’s will dominate the big screen as well.
Chinen Yuri- “Sprout” CM – aramatheydidnt
Chinen is probably the most jailbait-y idol that isn’t actually jailbait.
CMs of upcoming dramas “Beginners!” & “Boys on the Run” – aramatheydidnt
And then it looks like we get fun and pervy from these two other Johnny’s fronted dramas.
The One Where Kame Goes Well with Onigiri – JEP Cast
A look at upcoming dramas and the usual Johnny’s news in this podcast.
Dream5 and Kid Power! – Pure Idol Heart
A great little article about a great group who aren’t idols, but are still awesome!
Fairies/Sparkle – aramatheydidnt
I see that they stole one of their dance moves off of Morning Musume’s Riho and Daichi…
Cha Cha sing preview! – Sakura Mankai
A preview of Berryz’s upcoming cover, and it’s extremely fun!
Party Rockets Have Been Launched – I ♥ Miyoshi Ayaka’s Idol Musings
The debut PV for new group Party Rockets! Definitely a good start for this rock-influenced group!
LinQ “Shiawase no Energy” - Pure Idol Heart
And a new PV for group LinQ! Can’t wait to see them at TIF after this song and PV!
~Manoeri「Song for the DATE」 – モーニングBerryz48
MB reviews Manoeri’s latest, paying attention to how unique the video is for H!P.
The Shounen Club 15 December 2002 review – Never Ending Music Power
Kansai Juniors means Kanjani8 in the making.
The Truth About Japanese BESTs – Plastic Candy
Alvy looks at Ayu’s upcoming summer-themed BEST album (as well as Koda Kumi and Amuro Namie’s new albums) and how they reflect Avex’s marketing strategies.
Watanabe Mayu – “Otona Jelly Bean” – Konno’s Story
KonnoAsami has been won over by the rising star of AKB in her latest solo effort.
Ogura Yuko + Aibon = Tani Asami♥ – モーニングBerryz48
MB does some interesting idol math with fapalicious results.
Janken Tournament 2012 NMB Preliminary Round Result – MELOS no Michi
The gauntlet is thrown down!
Hello! Review: Berryz Koubou x C-ute “Chou HAPPY SONG” – Hello! SayuNii
A great, all-encompassing review of the recent Berikyuu collaboration.
HouPri at 12 members, 3 have Graduated – I Cried – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima faces up to some losses for this indie group.
Rewatching Suzuki sensei eps 8-10 – HamsapSukebe
This time with English subtitles.
Station♪ – A Mini Live Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima pays special attention to new songs that could be on the album.