Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – October 10th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Morning Musume 12th album in iTunes! – Shining Hello! Project
And yes, it works for U.S. iTunes as well.

Top! Series – Best Buono! B-sides [Part XI] – Love’s Spell
An interesting top ten, even for someone as Buono!-agnostic as myself

SUPER☆GiRLS Declare Revenge – Pure Idol Heart
Then they’re going to give the Nippon Seinenkan a wedgie! Don’t ask how, they’re just gonna do it.

JYJ’s “In Heaven” is still blocked from music programs – allkpop
Inspiration for others to break free or cautionary tale? I still can’t decide/

Clip of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Langdimus ain’t too happy with this new video from Sasaki Nozomi. Don’t touch me!

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
And as a consolation prize, Langdimus offers this.

Ayumi Hamasaki and JUNO model for new Harajuku style clothing brand, LANDS OF Eden – Koreaboo
Looking pretty sexy there, the both of them.

AKB1/48: Idol to Guam to Koishitara First Print Limited Edition unboxed! – HamsapSukebe
My favorite line: “I’ve gotta say one thing and its that AKB girls DO NOT looking good in swimsuits.”

SDN48 2nd Stage in Singapore + Cafe Visit – MELOS no Michi
Sounds like a fun time, especially for the kids given an idol version of the primal scene.

Recent photo of Big Bang’s Daesung revealed online – allkpop
He looks happy and distinctly non-idolish. Wonder if the two are connected.

New Acting Team 4 Captain – IXA Ready
Congratulations to Haruka Shimada, the placeholder until Mina Oba returns.

C-ute and S/mileage joint concert – light but fun – Madara Blog
Madara enjoys the girls fluffing – I mean, engaging in this fluffy, light entertainment.