Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – December 19th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Watanabe Mayu solo debut in February with [Synchro Tokimeki] – MELOS no Michi
Could 2012 be the year of Mayuyu! Well…

Watanabe Mayu to Star in Drama [Sabadoru] – MELOS no Michi
… All signs point yes. Watch your back, Acchan!

Kis-My-Ft2 is best selling new artist of the year – Tokyograph
I’m sure AKB48 are quivering in their boots.

Kuu cancels her 2012 arena tour – aramatheydidnt
This makes sense, though the thought of a third trimester Kumi shaking her ass is quite tempting.

JS & Hyuna – Trouble Maker – Selective Hearing
The main thing I get out of this is that Greg likes Hyuna’s ass. A lot.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
I wouldn’t care what Rina comes with, as long as she comes.

Check in with PASSPO☆! – PASSPO☆ ‘CHECK-IN’ Album Review~ – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima does a great track-by-track of the group’s sophomore effort.

SKE48-Kataomoi Finally PV preview – Janakya Mottainai
AimxAim shows respect for the group and their choices for this PV.

Buono’s new PV packs a punch – Janakya Mottainai
Aim finds another example of how cheap can still be quite good.

Counterpoint: SNSD Is Sticking To Their Guns – Seoulbeats
A compelling argument for why SNSD shouldn’t try too hard to be edgy or different.

Idol Flashback :Yamaguchi Momoe Reflections Of An Idol – Pure Idol Heart
An excellent profile of the legendary idol. Maybe one on Okada Yukiko is next?

AKB and SMAP melting people’s heart again – aramatheydidnt
I admit to dreading this, but it was actually very enjoyable.

Much Love For The New Girls of S/mileage! – Hello! Project Feet
Fangs is the one that I’m liking the most.