Recommended Reading: July 21st, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
GTO Ep 03 Review – J-Everything
Tyler takes his usual look at this series that continues to be fun to watch.
Arashi to hold 「Ara-fes」 in Kokuritsu in 2012 and 2013 – aramatheydidnt
Fans get to vote for the songs performed at these concerts Arashi plan on taking on as just themselves.
kEEP oN. full version! – aramatheydidnt
A first listen to this upcoming single for V6.
Junno Taguchi and Rena Komine are “almost” Cohabitating? – Musings of Delilah
I don’t think anyone in Johnny’s is going to be thinking of marriage for a while to come…
July 21st ♥ KinKi Kids’s Debut (1997) – JE Anniversaries
Happy 15th Anniversary to the legendary duo.
Mano Erina graduating from H!P *single tear slides down face* – aramatheydidnt
Not exactly the news we want to wake up to, is it?
Mano Erina to graduate from Hello! Project – Sakura Mankai
I am blinded by my tears… -sniff sniff-
Whoaa…wait…who!? – Love’s Spell
Kio takes in the fact that Mano is graduating, and then talks about H!P’s two new units.
Two new Hello! Project units formed – Tokyohive
I should make a poster for Team Legs!
Two new H!P units with very random lineups formed – aramatheydidnt
I like the meaning behind the name for Peaberry, but love the legs behind DIY♡.
“H!P Tanjou 15shuunen Kinen Live 2012 Natsu ~Ktkr Natsu no Fan Matsuri!~” Setlist Released – Hello! SayuNii
A pretty epic setlist, might I say…
C-ute – “Aitai Aitai Aitai na” LQ Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
C-ute sound amazing, and I want a clear preview… NOW!
Peaberry – “Cabbage Hakusho” LQ Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
As Nia would say: “A bland song for a bland unit.”
S/mileage – “Suki yo, Junjou Hankouki.” LQ Preview Released – Hello! SayuNii
Something that isn’t annoying or cutesy? I’m game for it!
E-Girls announce their new song “Follow Me”- aramatheydidnt
Cool Kpop inspired idol supergroup unveils their new song! Sounds nice!
Akimoto Yasushi ‘I’ll start a new Study Abroad Program’ – AKB48 WrapUp
Hey, AKi-P, I realize this is to support JKT48 and TPE48, but you can come to Minnesota if you want…
Mano Erina To Graduate From H!P This February – Hello! SayuNii
Well, this was unexpected.
Mano Erina to Graduate from Hello! Project – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima is driven to drink by the Manoeri news.
Mano Erina’s Summer Date – ‘Song for the DATE’ Single Review! – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima’s also reminded that she hadn’t written this review yet.
It looks like DIY and Peaberry are only temporary units for the… – Idols and Hollywood
Some thoughts on the new H!P units.
I’d completely forgotten that majisuka gakuen 3 had… – Idols and Hollywood
And some thoughts on the third season of Majisuka Gakuen.
Singles sales hit 32 billion yen ($406 million USD), top earnings come from AKB48 and related groups – aramatheydidnt
The math speaks for itself, I’d say.
~「TGIF!」Idol♥’s unzipped on way back Fridays~ (Volume 30) – モーニングBerryz48
MB takes us back to a truly young, truly fresh Ogura Yuko.
Ayumi Hamasaki – Party Queen – Selective Hearing
TOZ appreciates Ayu exploring new sounds, but settles in for her classic approach.
Take My “Virginity”, NMB48! – Konno’s Story
A lot of enthusiasm for the song, less so for underage idols singing it.
Brown Eyed Girls discuss marriage in latest interview – allkpop
A nice change of pace from idols talking about dating bans.