Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – June 29th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Johnny & Associates’ Response to Morimoto’s Incident – aramatheydidnt
Official statements have been made, now it’s just a matter of erasing Moritoro from the records and forgetting he ever existed.

hey! say! scandalous! sells over 100,000 and grabs #1 on oricon daily – aramatheydidnt
But hey, it looks like the scandal was at least good for something!

Hump Day Eye Candy Extravaganza – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Isn’t it great watching an idol’s career blossom in this fashion?

[IV]Risa Narita ~ Pure Smile – Jappydolls
The happiest, bounciest ex-member of AKB48 stars in this fap-happy release.

Madonna Verde eps 1-3 – HamsapSukebe
Check out the Matsuzaka Keiko video at the end of the post – she was HAWT!

Suki Dakara. – Gold Hikari
Die finds a great improvement for Beni from her recent releases.

DESIRE / BABY!BABY!BABY! – Gold Hikari
Kato Milliyah, a “Hot tranny mess”? Count me in! Also, Die likes the songs.

Morning Musume’s Takahashi Ai to hold bus tour in Fukui – aramatheydidnt
Ah, Takitty is preparing herself for a career in the hospitality industries, I see.

Kan Jongwook and After School’s Raina release duet and music video! – Koreaboo
It’s nice to see Raina stretch her wings and glamorous figure some.

Stan Lee, Todd McFarlane and Japanese Music Star Yoshiki – Comics Beat
I love the description of Yoshiki as “music superstar and humanitarian”. As a comic book fan, I’ll be passing on this one.

Happiness announce new single, release Adidas promo pic – aramatheydidnt
Don’t know much about this group, but I’m liking what I see here.

Dreams Come True announces U.S. tour and free mini-concerts in Tohoku – Tokyograph
Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York will be visited in October!

In Which I Respond to Isilie and Reaffirm Myself as a H!P Fan – Aoi Usagi
Aoi uses a variation of the Nixon “Mad Bomber” argument to defend Tsunku.

AKB48 in HanaKimi – MELOS no Michi
A useful summary of just how AKB-ified this version of the drama is.

NMB48-Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
AimxAim wishes the PV better reflected the theme of the song.

Nakajima Saki 2nd PB Announced, Titled “W Saki” – Hello! SayuNii
This actually interests me? Who’d’ve thought Nakky would ever be interesting?

Girls’ Generation – 1st Japanese Album Girls’ Generation – Selective Hearing
Greg asks if SNSD lives up to the hype with this album, and finds a satisfactory answer.

After School Boys to debut later this year! – allkpop
Unfortunately, After School Boys will not be their official name.

GD&TOP’s “Don’t Go Home” MV revealed! – allkpop
Interesting timing for this to finally see light. That said, it’s a great PV, worth your time to watch.

Ohno Satoshi new KFC CM! <3 – aramatheydidnt
The luchadore are a nice touch, but let’s get tothe obvious jokes: Is Ohno finger-lickin’ good? Does he do chicken right? Okay, now I feel better…