Recommended Reading: July 9th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
GTO Ep 01 Review – J-Everything
A look at the series from someone not familiar with the original adaption.
NEWS – Chankapaana PV – aramatheydidnt
The full version of the PV this time, and while not as amazing as I would have liked it’s still pretty fun.
July 9th ♥ 草彅剛 (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi) – JE Anniversaries
Happy birthday to the SMAP member best known for his Korean obsession and “What’s wrong with being naked?”
Nogizaka46 performs “Hashire! Bicycle” on ‘Nogizaka tte Doko?’ - Tokyohive
Akimoto Yasushi’s retro-flavored idol group performs their newest single which doesn’t feature any controversial choreography
This Week in Music 07.11.2012 – New School Kaidan
The reviews of two idol singles including my newest idol bias, Kikkawa Yuu.
WHY@DOLL:Fight - Pure Idol Heart
Super cute idol quartet WHY@DOLL makes their single debut…
ALLOVER PT 2 – Pure Idol Heart
As does new idol group, ALLOVER! If you like cute groups, both of these are worth checking out!
Hello! Review: Morning Musume “One・Two・Three / The Matenrou Show” - Hello! SayuNii
A great, detailed review of Morning Musume’s 50th single, breaking down outfits, covers, songs and more.
Sashihara Rino debuts with HKT48 and joins Team H – Melos no Michi
Sasshi makes her HKT48 debut and is officially on the only 17 member 48 group team!
naaboudofu@nana – Sakura Mankai
How did I not know about this girl sooner!?
My opinion about some H!P eggs performances – Sakura Mankai
Some quick reviews on a few recent H!P Kenkyuusei performances!
Berryz Koubou- Cha Cha Sing MV – Sakura Mankai
A lovely pic spam of the Berryz girls.
Berry Koubou Unveils “cha cha SING” MV – Not Another K-Blog!!!
Quirky and catchy, Berryz succeed in making this cover song their own.
Berryz Kobo- “Cha Cha Sing” MV – Neaux Clicked on It
Neaux takes special note of the dance in this video.
Berryz Koubou – “cha cha SING” PV Released – Hello! SayuNii
Ayuchii goes over the setting and scenes for this video.
Cha cha SING – Mini Review – Itsumo Genki
Isilie considers this the best Berryz have been in ages.
cha cha BERRYZ – Berryz Kobo International
Zush is still letting the song grow on him, but is confident it will.
My Top Ten Momoiro Clover Songs (for now) – Happy! Go! Lucky!
Jess does a very nice job of mining the discography to find ten songs that epitomize the group’s potential.
2NE1 – “I Love You” – Konno’s Story
KonnoAsami is absolutely smitten with this song, I’m thinking.
Japan Expo 2012 – Momoiro Clover Z – Morningtime
The must-read of the day, as Morningtime gives a balanced, well-detailed firsthand account of the event.
News: After School Members Share They Like to Go Naked in Their Dorms – AfterSchool ❤
Pics or it didn’t happen. Lots and lots of pics.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
And hey, they can have a subgroup with the three babies when they’re old enough!
Brown Eyed Girls releases teaser photo for upcoming digital single – allkpop
I can’t wait for them to step outside the shadow.
Morning Musume’s “One Two Three / The Matenrou Show” Sells 101,000 Copies In Its 1st Week – Hello! SayuNii
This is incredible news for the group, and hopefully will give UFA reason to keep promoting Momusu at this level.