Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – March 7th, 2012

Chiima’s Picks

Berry Koubou – Be Genki Naseba Naru! PV – aramatheydidnt
It’s here, people! The new Berryz PV! Time to bow down to our overlord’s!..

Up on the roof – Berryz Koubou International
… Speaking of which, Zush wanted more, but is happy with what is being given.

Mano Erina’s PV for ‘Tasgoare Kousaten’ – aramatheydidnt
Is it Kill Two Birds with One Stone day, or is H!P just being generous?

New Profile picture for Morning Musume’s “Renai Hunter” Released – Hello! SayuNii
Oh, H!P are just being generous! Also, bow-chica-wow-wow on Haruna and Gaki!

Ray’s Picks

Berryz Koubou – Be Genki Naseba naru! PV Released – Hello! SayuNii
A positive review despite some disappointment at no real superheroics to match the outfits.

Let’s Be Genki and Take Over the World! – Berryz Kobou’s ‘Be Genki! (Naseba Naru!)’ PV Review!!! – Okay! Musume Time
Chiima doesn’t like Berryz much but gives this a shot anyways and finds things to enjoy.

Mouretsu Uchuu Koukyoukyoku – Dai Nana Gakusho “Mugen no Ai” has been released! – Happy! Go! Lucky!
Jess finally gets the much-coveted CD and shares it with us via an in-depth review.

Guide to AKB TV Shows, Part 2 – Samurai Tamashii
Continuing the useful guide.

C-ute’s Latest Album: A Short Review – Madara Blog
Madara enjoys the album despite the lack of any true standout songs.

Akanishi Jin slays Oricon at #1 – aramatheydidnt
Here’s the good news for Mister Eggplant Daddy…

DURRRRLLLL~ – Japanese Entertainment Rumors
… And here’s the bad.

~There’s something about Fukuchan♥ – モーニングBerryz48
MB shares her love for her favorite current Musume, then jumps into a new UTB.

TOKYO GIRLS’ STYLE’s Konishi Ayano resumes her activities – aramatheydidnt
Glad to hear she’s all recovered!

Stellar says, “Don’t get us confused, we are Stellar!” – allkpop
Read the wrong way, this could be an admission of mental dimness.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Langdimus again strikes a note of true profundity.

Seven beautiful gravure idols become the new Lotte Zacrich ice cream girls – aramatheydidnt
There’s several gravure heavy hitters here, which makes it impressive.

Why can’t we all just get along? – idol love
Consider this the mandatory reading for the day: a great essay on why hate just doesn’t make sense in the idol world.

Morning Musume-Renai Hunter preview – Janakya Mottainai
AimxAim is throw off by the dubstep, but likes the return to Emo Musume territory.

m-flo- “All I want is You” PV – Neaux Clicked on It
A beautiful, even poignant PV to match the stirring song.

Sayaka leaves DREAM, group becomes a 4-piece – aramatheydidnt
Wow, Dream is almost a trio again.

Perfume is the “Holy Grail” of Japanese Pop? – aramatheydidnt
A very interesting explanation for the recent moves Perfume have been making.