Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – November 12th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Buono! To Perform In Paris – Hello! SayuNii
if it doesn’t work this time, they should try Switzerland next.

Get on top of Mariko! – Ue Kara Mariko PV Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima has a real fun review here, but this graduation talk’s making me nervous!

Brown Eyed Girls – Cleansing Cream – Music Video Review – I Am Ipodman
A good kind of creepy? I’ve been trying for that all my life!

Yurika Tachibana ~ [2011.11.10] – Jappydolls
Wowza. Really, just wowza.

Tsugunaga Momoko’s “Momo Pure 2″ DVD Announced – Hello! SayuNii
Sexy maid, yes. Sexy Santa Claus, I guess depends on the beard.

Live-Action Ranma 1/2’s Theme Sung by Girl Group 9nine – aramatheydidnt
Quick! Douse Umika in water and see what she changes into!

Takahashi Ai is the best shoe wearer and talks about relationships and marriage – Chuu Sugoi Idol
Hey, what guy wouldn’t want to marry her? She knows how to wear shoes!

Morning Musume runs the world at number 8! Top 10 best selling Girl Group of All Times! – Chuu Sugoi Idol
A very interesting list of top-notch girl groups, with SPEED clocking in at five.

Is 2NE1 Really the Best New Band…In the World? – Seoulbeats
A very practical-minded defense of 2NE1 earning this award.

Perfume Doesn’t Like You, Get Over It! – The Groove Music Life
CJ tries to get in the final word on Perfume444. I doubt Perfume444 will let it stand.

Perfume- Perfume ~Complete Best~ – Space Station No.9
There’s also track-by-track reviews of many Perfume singles, but this one stands out.

Abe Asami announces retirement from show business – Tokyograph
Well, it’s to be expected.

Wonder Girls no longer have a relationship ban + Hye-Rim shows off her rapping skills on Guerilla Date – allkpop
Wait for me, Sohee! I don’t even care if you know how to wear shores!

New H!P Eggs Announced – Hello! SayuNii
More fodder for the wota cannon.

Takako Uehara & Mikami Kensei attend to their movie premiere – aramatheydidnt
I’m a hiro kinda guy, but there’s no denying Takako’s beauty.

KinKi Kids, It’s Not What You Think – Never Ending Music Power
I know I’ve bragged of this before, but I once saw Tsuyoshi walking down the street in Waikiki!

Guess Who! B’day edition! – aramatheydidnt
So how’re those ovaries holding up?

Japanese cosmetic trend for ‘sexy’ child-like look fuels demand for CROOKED teeth – Mail Online
Or as many wota like to call it, “The Tsuji”.