Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – January 15th, 2012

Ray’s Picks

Sakurada Dori, the boyfriend of Hello Project? – Idols and Hollywood
If I were him, I’d demand a torrid Haruka-Meimi sandwich before they ripen too much.

How to Debut Without Even Trying, Ikuta Toma – Never Ending Music Power
Yes, but can he be called the boyfriend of Johnny’s Entertainment?

Check out the opening and ending themes for Watanabe Mayu’s new drama! – aramatheydidnt
I’m not sure if she quite pulls off looking a lot older, but I’m really wanting a spring roll now.

Mina’s Top AKB48 Girlfriend + Friend Material Ranking – Wota (in training)
Mina shares another interesting list.

V6 looking fresh in Ori★Suta – aramatheydidnt
At this point, all of them are looking pretty 20th Century.

The GazettE Announces Ten Year Anniversary Live – Shattered Tranquility
Here’s one impressive Jrock anniversary to celebrate…

BUCK-TICK Sets Releases for Anniversary – Shattered Tranquility
… And here’s another.

Wow is Mai looking so good here! – Idols and Hollywood
They ALL are looking real good here, I think.

Doctors Saikyou no Meii eps 5-7 – Hamsapsukebe
Akiramike continues to enjoy this unusual drama.

AKB48’s Yasusu on CNN’s Talk Asia – aramatheydidnt
Isn’t it great how he’s constantly underselling his girls? But why not, he purchases them in bulk.

Tsunku’s Intruiging Comment! – Chuu Sugoi Idol
Speaking of underselling one’s girls…

Marina Yamane- “Star” PV – Neaux Clicked On It
It doesn’t quite win me over, but does make me wanna hear more.

Hello! Project Round-Up: PyocoPyoco, Chotomatte, DEEP MIND, and Shining Butterfly – Shanimuni Paradise
Tsukiki thoughtfully covers the most recent releases from H!P acts.

Nogizaka46 debut single titled [Guruguru Curtain] + [Aitakatta Kamoshirenai] – MELOS no Michi
So is it on? Has the gauntlet been thrown?

Nogizaka46 On TV – Pure Idol Heart
In case you’re wondering what they sound like…

Tomoe Yamanaka ~ Limited Gallery 08 (3 sets) – Jappydolls
The latest from IW’s patron saint of loli hawtness.

PIH 2011 Readers Choice Idol Awards – Pure Idol Heart
The results have been tallied and here they are!

NMB48 fan voting for Yoshida Akari’s return – MELOS no Michi
I’m sure there’ll be much careful deliberation before a decision is made.