Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – December 10th, 2011

Chiima’s Picks

Jess finally gives Sakura Gakuin a chance! – Happy! Go! Lucky!
Jess finally gives in to the power of Sakura Gakuin, and she likes what she hears.

Where’s My H!P Spam? – Selective Hearing
Greg wonders why Hello! Project haven’t jumped onto the Google+ bandwagon yet. Personally, I think they’re still trying to figure out how to use facebook.

Ray’s Picks

Notable Mixed JPN Entertainers – aramatheydidnt
A useful guide but they forgot Korean-Japanese legend Wada Akiko.

ABC-Z to debut next year! – Janakya Mottainai
AimxAim sends her comgratulations and expresses some mild caution.

Akanishi Jin-Seasons PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
Aim finds this release hilarious – or at least, the handling of it.

Hyuna’s “Bubble Pop” is one of SPIN Magazine’s 20 Best Songs of 2011 – Koreaboo
Congratulations to HyunA as the hallyu claims another win in the States.

The new single, Pyoko Pyoko Ultra, outfits? hopefully. – Idols and Hollywood
Admittedly, they ARE nice dresses.

AKB48 and Google+: Quick Thoughts – Happy Disco
Serenyty considers some of the pros and cons of this new initiative.

30 members pass first round of judging for AKB48’s upcoming anime – aramatheydidnt
An interesting list, with a lot fewer senbatsu than I’d suspected.

[IV] Sora Aoi ~ Naked Venus – Jappydolls
Another Sora Aoi video? It MUST be Christmas!

Jaa nee… – idol love
Danielle bids a fond farewell to one of the more talented members of Passpo.

Yamada Ryosuke- Moonlight – aramatheydidnt
I must admit, my panties got moist.

DOCTORS Saikyou no Meii ep 1 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike is intrigued by a drama hero who is actually a bit of a schemer.

Tick Tack Tick Tack… – Genki Almost Idol
Martha shares her love for U-KISS with this well screencapped review.

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona doesn’t gain weight no matter how much she eats – Koreaboo
It would help if she stopped using ipecac as an after-dinner chaser.

Kansai Underdogs, Kanjani∞ – Never Ending Music Power
The latest profile in NEMP’s excellent History of Johnny’s series.

KARA performs with Japanese child star Ashida Mana at FNS Music Festival – allkpop
It’ll be a battle of cuteness between Goo Hara and Ashida Mana! My money’s on Hara Hara.