Recommended Reading: May 20th, 2012
Thennary Nak’s Picks
The One With Mean Girl!Sho As The Secret Prime Minister – JEP Cast
The JEP Cast girls toss around ideas for Sho’s scandal in this podcast, including a sex change, murder and a harem.
VS Arashi 2012.05.17 Review – J-Everything
Will Smith manages to win Tyler over as a guest.
Himitsu no Arashi-chan 2012.05.17 Review – J-Everything
Much Lola and Aiba love is had.
May 20th ♥ 高橋和也 (Takahashi Kazuya) – J-Anniversaries
For old school Johnny’s fans, Otokogumi’s bassist celebrates his birthday today.
Johnny’s Updates – May 20th – JE News Daily
New CMs, Kokubun Taichi wants to join Sexy Zone and a new A.B.C.-Z release.
Radio Previews for Momoiro Clover Z’s Mite Mite Kocchicchi – Happy! Go! Lucky!
Jess has mixed feelings on the single, weighing accessibility versus amazingness.
New Videos….. – Kira’s Blog
More Dream5 is always a good thing!
RAW LIFE by Podo – aramatheydidnt
Should’ve stuck to their original name.
Double Review: “E.R” and “Bounce” – Konno’s Story
KonnoAsami does a twofer with Dalmation and JJ Project.
The Shounen Club 24 February 2002 review – Never Ending Music Power
Yamapi backed by Kame and Bakanishi? That would’ve been quite a unit in itself.
2chan Says the Darndest Things Vol. 8 – New School Kaidan
As always, the part about papa wotas amuse me.
Fans spot SM artists at California’s Disneyland & Knotts Berry Farm – allkpop
For some reason, the image of boy bands taking Mister Toad’s Wild Ride makes me happy.
Wonder Girls’ new concept photo gets leaked – Koreaboo
Retro! How… surprising.
Can We Get Some Facts, Ma’am?: Erroneous Reporting on Kpop by Mainstream Media – Kpop Kollective
Ceefu sets the record straight.
Abusive workplace in jdoramas pt 2 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike looks at a real-world comment about workplace harassment in light of his earlier essay.
Hallyu Wave expected to cool down in the next four years, KoreaTimes reports – allkpop
This finding doesn’t strike me as particularly compelling, but it’s still worth considering, given the source.
Why I like idols – Beat Laments The World
Henkka explains why idols appeal to him, with the help of Morningtime.
a NEW performance of Shine – aramatheydidnt
A wonderful performance, you really should give this a try.
Anticipating the Change and A New Era! ~My Thoughts on Morning Musume’s Change!~ – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima’s still working things out.
Morning Musume & Fairies Part 3 – Pure Idol Heart
The showdown continues! And still no knifeplay! Dammit!