The Dwindling Fire: Niigaki Risa to Graduate from Hello! Project and Morning Musume – Not Another K-Blog!!!
KJpop writes a very interesting and quriky post on the impending doom that is Niigaki’s graduation. If you want to lighten your mood on this grim announcement, definitely read this post, it certainly lightened my spirits.
Another Changing of The Guard – Selective Hearing
Greg gives his thoughts on this announcement, and though he may seem to be a pessimist throughout the post, he is informative in why he believes what he does. An interesting read.
Niigaki Risa to graduate at the end of the H!P tour – Kameilicious
Paul saw this coming, but perhaps not this quickly.
Actually I was waiting for this . . – KAKKO-II.COM
Zush had seen this coming, too, and shares picspam of Risa in her early, forehead-heavy days.
Niigaki Risa To Graduate From Morning Musume and Hello! Project – Hello! SayuNii
Ado takes a balanced look at Gaki’s departure.
Well this sucks. A lot. EDIT: Well part of me it thinking how… – Idols and Hollywood
A nice short answer followed by a thoughtful explanation.
Niigaki Risa To Graduate From Morning Musume – Pure Idol Heart
Gaki shares a clip of Gaki in leadership mode.
Um, Isn’t This A Little Too Soon? – The Groove Music Life
CJ makes an interesting case for why Reina could be made leader instead of Sayumi.
My Thoughts on Niigaki Risa’s Graduation Announcement – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima explains the rude awakening she received (literally and figuratively) and why Gaki’s departure matters to her.
Everyone, Please Rise… – New School Kaidan
Shades of Paul Simon on SNL, could it have been the chicken outfit…?
Niigaki Risa to Graduate Morning Musume & Hello! Project – Happy! Go! Lucky!
… Maybe it WAS the chicken outfit.
Niigaki Risa to Graduate from Hello! Project – yonasu.com
Someone’s gotta ask, “Who’s next?” and so Dean does. I hope it’s Winky or Sharky.
Niigaki Risa to graduate at the end of the Spring tour – The Blogpower!!!
Kath laments Gaki’s departure and the slow dissipation of the line-up she knows.
Worst of 2011 – idol love
Danielle dredges the bottom levels of Jpop and Kpop.
Berryz Kobo Surrounded by Half Naked Men While Performing – aramatheydidnt
I think the main problem with this is that it just wasn’t funny.
~A Happy New Year!! (REsolutioN Pink♥!) – モーニングBerryz48
MB shares some senti-related eyecandy that is very much fapworthy.
62nd Kouhaku Uta Gassen tops 2011 TV ratings – Tokyograph
A good showing for the venerable event.
Johnny’s Countdown 2011-2012 – aramatheydidnt
For those who missed it or want to relive it all over again…
Let’s Tom! – Berryz Kobo International
Tom probably thought that rat-faced retarded child was sent to test him by Frank Herbert himself.
Jmovie review: Documentary of AKB48 to be continued – HamsapSukebe
Akiramike tears this film a new asshole for having no narrative or explanation for non-fans.
2011 Year in Review: Hello! Project – Happy! Go! Lucky!
Jess looks back at all the changes from the past year, which is actually a really good context for today’s news.