Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – December 7th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Shimada Rena and Matsuda Shiori return to NMB48 – MELOS no Michi
I wonder if this is meant to set a precedent for future incidents…

S/Mileage – Please Miniskirt Postwoman PV – Selective Hearing
Greg has fun with the postal delivery hijinks of the girls.

Perfume Debut at #1 with JPN – Perfume City
Congratulations to the trio on their latest triumph.

Fantaken Flicks: E-Young Focused Performing at Korean Wave Concert 111202 – AfterSchool ❤
Why don’t I pay more attention to the newest – and quite lovely – member of After School…?

Fantaken Performance Flicks: Nana Focused at Korean Wave Concert 111202 – AfterSchool ❤
Oh yeah. That’s why.

Jpop’s vocal powerhouse Meisa Kuroki’s new pv – aramatheydidnt
I still can’t get that whiff of Amuro out of my head when I watch and listen to her.

Namie Amuro opens Official Facebook and offers free music! – aramatheydidnt
Speaking of which: free song from the Queen of Hip Pop!

REPOST : A J-Pop Star Goes From Music to Musicals – Chuu Sugoi Idol
An interesting article from the Wall Street Journal, of all places.

New AKB48 Fan Club To Restart Tomorrow – IXA Ready
And THIS time, they’re going to keep out all the riff-raff.

AKB48 24th single [Ue kara Mariko] first day sales – MELOS no Michi
Not quite a million, but pretty damn close.

Gifs: Learn the Faces & Names of the Pledis Boyz [BTS of “Love Letter” MV] – AfterSchool ❤
Just in case this matters to you.

Yuki Kashiwagi ~ YS Web Vol.446 [2011.12.07] – Jappydolls
Longcat looking sexy.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu releases PV for “Tsukema Tsukeru” – aramatheydidnt
Not quite the mindfuck of “Pon Pon Pon” but still quite amusing.

GACKT: taking on new projects for breakfast [MOON SAGA & DRAGON AGE] – aramatheydidnt
I’m beginning to think he’s cloned himself a few times.

S/mileage – “Please Miniskirt Postwoman!” Single V Cover Released – Hello! SayuNii
They should hold a special contest with those bicycle seats as the prize.