Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – June 26th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Mariko-sama for ABC Mart – aramatheydidnt
So, little lady, how much will a reverse cowgirl set me back?

[Lyrics and Translation] Dorothy Little Happy – Jump! – Pure Idol Heart
More DLH love from Ryo, so you can sing along with the girls.

“Wonder Woman” Live @ VMAJ 2011 – Namie News Network
A flawed performance, but stll worth watching!

GACKT shows all who’s boss with BUNRAKU clip and PARANOID DOLL – aramatheydidnt
Gackt’s movie is getting a screening at AM2.

Kame mentions Leader Ohno on Secret Conversations! – aramatheydidnt
This is like a real life yaoi fanfic story happening behind the scenes. The part where Kame calls himself Ohno’s “girlfriend” gave me a queer chubby.

Hey! Say! JUMP don’t go overboard enough – Janakya Mottainai
Speaking of which… AimxAim shows an obvious bias for Ryosuke. You won’t hear me complaining about that.

NMB48 2nd Generation Profiles – MELOS no Michi
If I had the time – and I don’t – I can see myself flipping out over Tanigawa Airi.

Perfume Headline New Kirin Ad, Launch English Site – Perfume City
A big development for the trio – perhaps another step forward to a U.S. performance?

Soft opening of the AKB48 Official Cafe Singapore – MELOS no Michi
So does world domination officially begin with the ribbon-cutting? Lots and lots of really nifty photos showing what the place looks like!

After School’s first showcase in Japan sold out within a minute – Koreaboo
A very good omen for my favorite non-pedolicious Kpop group.

Former Chemical Picture Jimi Talks Visual Kei – Cliffbuzz
Cliff gives us a peek at an interview with VK rocker and former Chemical Pictures member Jimi.

MEMORY LANE – SPECIAL GENERATION VS. AI NO DANGAN (PART 1) – Berryz Kobo International
Zush muses on how much Berryz have developed over the years.

TBS music show “Ongaku no Hi” to set record at almost 8 hours long – Tokyograph
For idol fans, AKB48, KARA, and Dream Morning Musume are among the guests!