Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – November 17th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

SCANDAL: Before They Became Famous + More Bands – Pure Idol Heart
A reminder that Scandal didn’t just pop out of nowhere, and some bands that followed in their wake.

Girls Rock Revolution: CREA – Pure idol Heart
And here’s another group, though one Gaki painstakingly compares to ZONE more than Scandal.

Photo of the Day! – Genki Almost Idol
More Yuko!

The Wota Wall(s) – Genki Almost Idol
Some nice photos of Martha’s decor.

Drama special “Ranma 1/2″ reveals its official poster – aramatheydidnt
I really can’t wait to see this, but I’m beginning to wonder if it’ll suck.

BiS – Brand New Idol Society – Beat Laments The World
An appreciation of the group and the shocking things they’ve done.

Erina Mano – Strategically Placed Hands – Hello! Project Feet
Lesbians, crotch shots, toenails… yup, everything was covered here.

AAA’s not so charged up new PV – Janakya Mottainai
I loved the reference to family portraits at the mall.

[IV] Tomoe Yamanaka ~ Sister of the World – Jappydoll
An around the… No no no, I won’t go there.

Wonder Girls drop their trophy after winning Mnet’s ‘M! Countdown’ – allkpop
The funny part is they seem unable to bend down to pick it up.

[Watashi ga Renai Dekinai Riyuu] Episode 4 causes a commotion – MELOS no Michi
… Yeah, this feels very tempest in a teapot to me, but I’m an overseas wota.

La Machine – Berryz Kobo International
That’s the answer. The question: How do you fit Buono! into one carry-on baggage?