Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – July 15th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

AKB’s Lost Stages Will Finally Be Let Free – New School Kaidan
Eighteen minutes of Stage A4 are missing, where Acchan describes taking over the world and humiliating Mr Children in the process.

Shit just got real for Taiji (ex-X, ex-Loudness, ex-D.T.R.) – aramatheydidnt
This is unfortunate…

Shit just got even more real for Taiji – suicide attempt :( – aramatheydidnt
And this is much more unfortunate. I’m sure more details will follow.

Marumo’s Rules –
Riding the top of the train in that promo picture seems fine; the dog in the sunglasses, however, is going way too far.

Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Langdimus shares a clip from AM2!

Discovering Music: Ota Hiromi – New School Kaidan
David Liao does some musical archaeology and finds some nifty stuff as a result.

Name That Song: S/mileage/ Shugo Chara Groups – Bikkuri Project
This one is completely, completely beyond me. Good luck to all of you who can beat this.

Hey! Say! JUMP to release 8th single – Janakya Mottainai
Our Blogger of the Month eloquently sums up the expendability of Ryutaro, even if she didn’t really want to.

SDN48-Min.Min.Min PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
AimxAim goes from WTF to “Oh, it’s Miley Cyrus” in the space of this post. Which I’m sure also sums up Miley’s career in general.

S/mileage-Uchouten Love PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
“I think this is their cheapest PV yet” – the chorus heard from one H!P video to the next!

SKE, NMB and KKS Qualification Groups for AKB Janken 2011 – aramatheydidnt
No word yet on which of these idols yelled, “Game on, motherfuckers, game on!” But I’m sure one of them did.

Happiness’ wish – Neaux Clicked On It
Fifteen? Why, that’s over-the-hell by pedo-wota standards! I’m sticking with GP Basic and Dream5.

Brian’s Picks

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Did you know that in the original Red Hot Riding Hood, Wolfie and Red have half-wolf, half-human kids? Careful Langdimus…