Tag Archives: Mayumi Yamanaka

Recommended Reading – December 13th, 2011

AKB48 break more records! No, really! 2NE1 conquer MTV! Ayabie are coming to A-KON! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – November 23nd, 2011

idol love on Dream Morning Musume! Maeda Atsuko is the Best Beauty of the Year! Kuroki Meisa sounds like Amuro Namie! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – November 18th, 2011

Jean Reno IS Doraemon! Ashida Mana turns evil! CK continues his latest tour of Japan! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – October 19th, 2011

Arashi and Inoue Mao to host this year’s Kouhaku! Beat Laments the World profiles Pureful, a stage-diving heavy metal idol group! Sensei Mark rocks! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – September 13th, 2011

Mikitty’s got a bun in the oven! Hyoyeon gets over her secret idol crush! Sasaki Nozomi goes toe-to-toe against the Maru Maru Mori Mori kids! And check out the PV for The Sketchbook! it’s really really good!

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Recommended Reading – August 2nd, 2011

The real reason Piggy Dolls lost weight! B’z set a record AKB can’t touch! ZONE is back! And Ray’s wife has a huge reaction to Kato Cha of the Drifters marrying someone a third his age! So fun and hilarity await you!

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Recommended Reading – July 22nd, 2011

Pledis defends After School Blue! More details on the YGEX label! AKB Sayaka turns herself into Lady Gaga! And a whole lot more as soon as you go clickety clickety.

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Recommended Reading – July 12th, 2011

Madara discovers a lost Minimoni movie! (No, not the first time Shun and Mari got busy!) New School kaidan on the new TGS single! YODC on Yua Saito being duct-taped! The Grand Narrative continues to translate the oppa craze article! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – July 10th, 2011

A report on the S/mileage auditions – now featuring H!P Eggs! A billion yen bid for AKB48 clothing! More of the Yamanaka sisters! AKG48 Comes To Tokyo! Wait… With a G? Not a B? Yes! Just clickety clickety to find out that and so much more!

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The Yamanaka Sisters: Pleasures And Pitfalls Of Being Adolescent Idols

Mayumi and Tomoe Yamanaka have been the Kray Sisters of the junior idol world, kicking names and taking asses like a man poured in gasoline and set afire. Okay, no, not really, but they’ve been at it for many years now, prompting Ray to take stock of how they’re doing now.

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