Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – December 14th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Girls’ Generation will release “The Boys” remix single worldwide ft. Snoop Dogg – Koreaboo
Last time I saw Snoop was a couple weeks ago, when he collaborated with Big Time Rush. I repeat: Big Time Rush.

Hello Kitty Is Elle Fashion Mag’s Cover Girl in Taiwan – aramatheydidnt
Sexy sexy sexy.

BiS leaks their full “primal.” single! – aramatheydidnt
Is it beginning to feel like shtick yet? I think it’s beginning to feel like shtick.

HAI GUISE – Aitakatta!
Cat claims not to believe in fate, but apparently AKB is testing that.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Shinozaki Ai can’t kick the habit.

Akimoto Sayaka to run her second Tokyo Marathon, this year to raise money for charity for people in need in the Philippines. – Idols and Hollywood
Good for her! This pinay makes me proud!

CLAMP Designs Wedding Dress Based on ‘CardCaptor Sakura’ – aramatheydidnt
Keep in mind, the designs will probably only look good on females the same age as the character. So choose your bride wisely.

The Socially Awkward Network: Meet Your Idols on G+ – Delicious Cake Project
Pata considers the benefits and drawbacks of this new initiative, including winners and losers.

TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, and KARA participation in Japan’s “Kohaku Uta Gassen” creates concern among Korean fans – Koreaboo
An interesting dilemma for Japan’s hottest hallyu acts, and a resolution of sorts.

Looks like H!P is getting back into the grove and has made Pyoko… – Idols and Hollywood
An anime tie-in for both Momusu and Buono!’s next singles is a good sign indeed.

Fall 2011 jdorama round up – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike looks at the also-rans of this drama season and why he stopped watching them.

“G-Emotion FINAL ~for you~” Available for Renting – Plastic Candy
Alvy explains how to go about this.

Kato Rosa becomes a mother – Tokyograph
Congratulations to the proud parents!

Namie teases two hot lives off her upcoming DVD, Live Style 2011 – aramatheydidnt
It’s what you expect from her, but that’s a good thing in Amuro’s case.

The Princesses have Returned! – Houkago Princess ‘Sukidayo (Egao)’ Short PV Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima gives an energetic screencap review of the latest from Houkago Princess.

Mobekimasu sorting! – fly in the f*ing wine
Mara takes her turn with the H!P ranker.

倖田來未 – Love Me Back – Plastic Candy
Alvy reviews the single from the recently engaged Koda Kumi.