Tag Archives: idol theory

Recommended Reading – March 6th, 2012

AKB sets a new world record! New School Kaidan and Wandering Wota share some idol theories! Scandal releases Best album! And more!

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Recommended Reading – October 14th, 2011

Zombie Zombie has a heartfelt appreciation of Tsunku! Seoulbeats on what SNSD should expect with their American debut! allkpop relives the KBS New York Festival! Kame speaks up on Yamapi, NEWS, and Bakanishi leaving KAT-TUN! And so much more!

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Idol Theory And Taking Jpop Overseas

Samurai Tamashii’s latest installment on idol theory leaves some unanswered questions and sets asides some unpleasant truths. So of course, Ray decides to pick those scabs.

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Idol Cults of Personality: Theory And Practice, Tin Tee and Nogizaka46

Our own IW curator Brian discusses the role of cults of personality in… well, EVERYTHING. And as if to prove his point, Nogizaka46 announce an event which is all about cults of personality. So there.

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Samurai Tamashii On Why Idols Fail Him

SagSousuke continues the discussion of wota, idols, and burnout from his own angle. Ray compares notes.

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Happy Disco Writes About Idols In Tough Times

Serenyty writes of a loss in her family and how idols help her cope.

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Samurai Tamashii Continues Idol Theory 101 With Idol Personae

SagSousuke continues his essential series where he defines the idol experience and taxonomizes the living bejesus out of it. Ray applauds the results and again encourages you to read and read deep.

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Samurai Tamashii Teaches Idol Theory 101

SagSousuke breaks down the idol experience in a very thoughtful, very detailed manner. Ray declares it essential reading and is just glad Sag’s using one of his favorite pics of Shihono Ryo.

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