Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – June 28th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

AKB Goes Big for PSP Sequel – New School Kaidan
But do we really need a PSP to play with ourselves while watching AKB girls in bikinis?

1/48: If I fell in love with an idol… RELOADED – SaeYaka Paradise
Some SaeYaka specific love for the upcoming game.

SKE48-Pareo wa Emerald PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
Aloha! AimxAim is liking what she hears and sees with this one.

SKE48’s 6th Single [Pareo wa Emerald] – Covers + Tracklist – SKE48
Shaka! Melos shares the details for this release.

Junjun, Linlin and Kamei Eri Came and Meet Morning Musume! – Chuu! Sugoi! Idol
Some very cute photos of the reunion.

Mina’s Little Adventure: Tokyo Day 2 (Shibuya) – Wota (in training)
As hoped, Mina continues her wonderful advice-laden travelogue! Mandatory reading, yet again.

Mina’s Little Adventure: My Last Meal (Shinagawa) – Wota (in training)
I’m sure she doesn’t mean her last meal EVER. Just for this trip.

Yuuka Maeda ~ Hello! Project Digital Books No.80 – Jappydolls
Looks like outtakes from the photobook. In other words, a must-have!

‘ViVi’ August 2011 – Namie News Network
I wish she’d do that Ming the Merciless look again…

Wonder Girls set to perform at the 2011 Special Olympics – Koreaboo
The Wonder Girls just keep moving from one good deed to another, don’t they?

Im Jae Bum explains the use of a Nazi uniform for his concert – allkpop
Dude, du hast was bloedes getan! (Thanks to the wife for that one.)

Arashi’s Ninomiya kazunari talks about Sasaki Nozomi rumors for the first time – aramatheydidnt
But what does Satoshi think of all this, Nino? Have you considered him? Huh?

“2ch no Noroi” goes to the big screen, starring Idoling’s Ojima Chika – Tokyograph
More idol scream queens! Yes!

KARA’s Hara and BEAST’s Junhyung are dating – Koreaboo
That sound you hear is of my heart breaking and shattering into a million pieces. Oh, Hara Hara…

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Oh… the red lips on her FACE. Never mind.

Laser Beam / Kasuka na Kaori – Gold Hikari
Die makes plain some unhappy truths, then bring some more truthful gloom.

AKB48 To Get A Rival? – Pure Idol Heart
Gaki fills in some more details regarding this rumored group, including a helpful explanation of the name.