Aya Hirano To Leave Space Craft Entertainment – aramatheydidnt
Oh, we didn’t see THIS coming. In other shocking news, the sun rose this morning.
Goto Maki farewell gig overcomes selling expectations, adds another performance! – aramatheyydidnt
I’m wondering if Gocchin now wishes she’d gone on hiatus a long time ago…
Morning Musume-Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai radio rip – Janakya Mottainai
Our blogger of the month AimxAim is liking what she hears, including the prominence of Sayumi’s vocals.
Old Favorites & Recent Fascinations – Wota (in training)
Mina☆ muses on the state of her fandoms across the idol world.
Rapper MAKUSTLE gets involved in a car accident with a wild boar – allkpop
Does this pass the ironhead threshold? No, but at least it lives up to the gangsta rap cliche about “offing a pig”.
Fresh Faces: Fairies Road To Debut #1 – Pure Idol Heart
The newest lolibait idol group starts making their presence felt. Barely.
Super Junior gives ice cream to fans waiting in line – Koreaboo
This is very cool – literally, as well as figuratively. SuJu shows they care about their fans!
Lee Jung joins 4minute’s fanclub and shows off his official card – Koreaboo
Does this pass the ironhead test? No, but from the look on his face I’m guessing he’d rather be in the KARA fan club.
Japanese TV show invokes Hitler as motivator – aramatheydidnt
Not exactly surprising, but extra points for invoking Godwin’s Law.
AAA to release best of album AAABest!! – aramatheydidnt
Looking back on a long, varied career for this co-ed group.
AKB48 Members Heading For Vietnam – IXA Ready
A new take on the winning of hearts and minds.
In Tokyo now? Visit Masaki Aiba’s “Bartender” exhibition – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
No word of any cardboard Aiba cut-outs that you can pose with, though…
REVIEW: SHONEN KNIFE “Osaka Ramones” – The Groove Music Life
CJ finds this album to be pleasing for both Shonen Knife and Ramones fans.
Hatsune Miku: The Future of Manufactured Idols? – The Grand Narrative
James muses on Snow Crash and the possible repercussions of virtual idols.
47 ronin director Carl Rinsch responds to Tokyo Sports rumor about Jin – aramatheydidnt
Looks like somebody’s got Bakanishi’s back!
Chansung takes a selca with an udon bowl larger than his face – allkpop
Does this pass the ironhead threshold? Oh yes! We have us a winner!