Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – January 26th, 2012

Ray’s Picks

Stellar scheduled to make a comeback in February with new members – Koreaboo
I absolutely LOVED “Rocket Girl” and as long as Gayoung is still a member, any news from them is cause for excitement.

Morning Musume’s 49th Single Titled “Renai Hunter” – Hello! SayuNii
Ayuchii is thinking that the title is signalling a more mature sound for this single.

Under 18 Members Finally Get Their Own Google+ Profile Page – IXA Ready
So now I can create a circle called “pedo-wota”.

Princess Princess, Kome Kome CLUB, TM NETWORK to perform at charity event – Tokyograph
This steps up the date for Princess Princess’ comeback, which is great.

Agencies deny Jin Akanishi and Meisa Kuroki are dating – MomoEdgewood’s Mediawatch
That’s a shame, because the two would’ve made excruciatingly beautiful babies together.

The rest of Takako Uehara’s sexy photoshoot for GQ Japan Magazine – aramatheydidnt
I wish we’d see Hiro doing more of this kinda stuff.

What is the relationship between Wonder Girls’ Sohee and 2AM’s Seulong? – Koreaboo
All kidding aside, it sounds like this is exactly the kind of relationship Sohee needs.

H!P Releases January 25 – Hello! SayuNii
Only two releases this week, but they’re big ones – and highly rated, to boot.

Ashida Mana is a chicken for new ‘Chicken Ramen’ CM – aramatheydidnt
She’s like the missing Chicken Musume or something in this CM.

NMB48 Team M Announced, Shimada Rena Captain – MELOS no Michi
So remember, scandals are rewarded if you’re just popular enough with the fan base.

Coming to America: SNSD vs. Wonder Girls – Seoulbeats
I envision SNSD as Eddie Murphy and the Wonder Girls as Aresnio, but I could be wrong.

Because You Were There for Me: Watanabe Mayu’s Mother – MELOS no Michi
As I read this, all I could think is, “Mayuyu’s mom is probably as hawt as her.”

9nine are Space Invaders! – 9nine’s ‘Shoujo Traveller’ PV Review – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima steps outside the Big Three idol collectives to look at this longtime survivor…

Gettin’ Sexy in Here – Fudanjuku’s ‘Kaze Ikki’ PV Review! – Okay! Musume Time
… And at this one as well. Though it still pains me that they’ve gone all drag-king and left FNS behind.

Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi eps 1+2 – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike is surprised at how funny and enjoyable this seeming obasan drama is.

Satoda Mai, Tanaka Masahiro to marry in March – Tokyograph
Congratulations to the happy couple!

Sasshi’s PB Outsells Yuko and Mayuyu! – IXA Ready
A sign of things to come in future senbatsu? Hmmm?

The Cutest Green Fairy – Hello! Project Feet
I’m learning to love Zukki more and more.

Photo of the Day! – Genki Almost Idol
Oshima Yuko is always a nice way to end an RR post.