Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – October 30th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Erepyon is back to showbiz! – aramatheydidnt
Good news for fans of Erepyon! Hopefully a gravure photobook or two will be in the works.

Arashi are my Game Pieces! – Meikyuu Love Song PV Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima reviews the most popular boy band in Japan… and loves it! SQUEE!

Mukai Osamu to star as bass-playing French chef in new drama series – aramatheydidnt
What a silly premise! Everyone knows the French and rock music don’t mix!

Video: Lizzy with Pianists on ‘Star King’ – AfterSchool ❤
I originally misheard as “Lizzy with Penises” – so imagine how sad the real clip made me.

SUPER BIRTHDAY POST! – Genki Almost Idol
Martha covers everyone, like a single cake for the whole month’s office birthdays.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Gaki proves herself as a caring leader.

Nakama Yukie is out to impress you again – aramatheydidnt
I consider Yukie impressive just by being Yukie.

YuiKaori –
A nifty profile of the duo.

Fresh Faces ASAS And More – Pure Idol Heart
As always, Gaki has new idols to introduce to us!

After School – Diva (Special ver.) – Music Video Review – I Am Ipodman
Ipodman likes this PV annd how it focuses on the dancers… well, dancing!

T-ara – Yayaya (Japanese Version) – Music Video Review – I Am Ipodman
This, however, doesn’t fare as well.

AKB 1/48: Idol to Guam de Koishitara review – MELOS no Michi
New MELOS blogger Lyer introduces himself with a screencapped review of the now-famous game.

Mag Scans: After School Featured in Japanese Magazine ‘More’ – AfterSchool ❤
I really really REALLY like their look here, especially Jungah and Nana’s.

2NE1′s “HATE YOU” Controversy – Plastic Candy
Alvy shares his thoughts on the 2NE1 “Hate You” controversy.

Photo of the day! – Genki Almost Idol
Some bikini eyecandy of the (now) old school Musumes.

Kikkawa Yuu 3rd Single Announced, Titled “Konna Watashi de Yokattara” – Hello! SayuNii
It’s a trio of posts, one for each former Milky Way member! First, great news from Yuu…

Kitahara Sayaka – “Kanari Junjou” PV Released – Hello! SayuNii
Next, a PV from Sayaka. Though for a song like this, the PV’s a bit too precious and way short on the genki…

Suzuki sensei ep 4 – HamsapSukebe
And to complete our Milky Way trio… yeah, this girl DOES look a lot like Koha! (Okay, I cheated here.)