Recommended Reading: August 14th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
JOHNNYS’ World [Cast & Schedule] – JE News Daily
A list of the cast and the dates of this new Johnny’s musical setting to break world records.
Kimura Takuya and Karina to star in “Getsu 9″ drama for the upcoming fall season. – aramatheydidnt
A Kimutaku with kids drama? I am so there, especially if it’s as good as Engine was.
Kanjani8′s “Aoppana” Covers – aramatheydidnt
And talking about kids, K8 make adorable ones on their new single cover.
Beginners! Ep 04 Review – J-Everything
After a delay because of the Olympics this drama is back and stronger than the last episode.
AKB48 4th Album [1830m] 1st Day Sales – MELOS no Michi
Another strong showing for AKB, allaying any fears of the group being past its peak.
NO NAME: Because it’s more Creative than adding a 48 at the end – ‘Kibou no Tsuite’ Single Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima barely avoids ranting, and prefers the coupling songs to the A side.
KARA sets a ‘black jacket’ dress-code for their upcoming showcase – allkpop
This would be an interesting trend to start at, say, an H!P concert…
KARA releases Hara’s teasers for “Pandora” – allkpop
But if Hara would dress like this, I’d spiff up too.
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” ranks #1 on YouTube’s monthly chart – allkpop
It would be fantastic if Psy became the lasting face of the hallyu.
Questions raised over the legitimacy of CCM’s statement regarding Soyeon’s injuries – allkpop
I must admit that I was suspicious, but also relieved that there were others who raised questions.
T-ara’s Soyeon to return to the set of ‘Haeundae Lovers’ – allkpop
And with that in mind, here’s the latest development.
T-ara’s Hyomin shows tears during press conference for ‘The Thousandth Man’ – allkpop
Is it getting any better for T-ara? Doesn’t seem so.
Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
I prefer the sluttier sister just a little more.
“Suki yo,Junjou Hankouki” – S/mileage – Konno’s Story
A very positive review, despite a lack of knowledge on Instagram.
Okay! Musume Digest! #12 – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima looks over the past week’s news and events.
shibuya-kei-girl: バニラビーンズ – サカサカサーカス Vanilla Beans -… – Idols and Hollywood
No gams in evidence, but a very fun song and video.
Impressions: Hatsukoi Rocket – New School Kaidan
The NSK gang are fired up over this up-and-coming idol group’s debut.
New purchases (including C-ute Alo-Hello 2 photobook) – Morningtime
Sharing new gets and a whole lotta eyecandy.