Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – August 30th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Matsuura Aya Has Endometriosis – Hello! SayuNii
An unfortunate announcement from Ayaya, and hopefully they can treat this over time.

A Review of Moshi Moshi Harajuku by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu! – Happy! Go! Lucky!
A track-by-track review which finds the overall effort samey, even if “Pon Pon Pon” remains genius.

[uni] SISTAR’s Hyorin fits in a shipping box – Koreaboo
I wouldn’t mind fitting into HER box.

Verbal Jint releases MV teaser for title track, “You Look Happy”, feat. NS Yoonji – allkpop
It takes a lot for me to go “Holy shit!” at a music video, and this did indeed get a “Holy shit!” from me.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
CK is fated to always be The White Guy Surrounded By Smiling Asians.

AKB48 22nd Single [Flying Get] 1st week sales – MELOS no Michi
Melos covers the records broken by this release, which are impressive – but “Love Machine” remains out of reach. For now.

Fresh Faces: Ricotta★Veil, Sweet Ricotta, Mercy Lapin Mini Live – Pure Idol Heart
Gaki has all the details for this indie idol show.

After School’s Nana chosen to model for Tokyo Girls Collection – Koreaboo
Oh please let this be a lingerie and thong show…

Gravure idol group G☆Girls ready for CD debut – Tokyograph
Watch out, AKB! Here are singing idols who wear bikinis even more frequently than you!

Yuko To Star In New Drama – IXA Ready
Hopefully this will do better than Acchan’s last drama.

Fairies full on More Kiss – Neaux Clicked On It
The long-awaited PV of the hot new girl group. Not feeling either a beat in my heart or a wiggle below the belt.