Weekly Idol News: 3/12-3/18

Momoka Ariyasu's back, Risako Sugaya had a baby girl, Yuka Tano announced graduation, Mayu Watanabe has her first post-AKB drama role, lots of changes in WACK, THE BANANA MONKEYS want to go to a love hotel with you, and more! This Week’s Releases Singles: 3/13: Sakura Cinderella - Hoshigari Girl/Saikai wa Totsuzen ni TEARS - … Continue reading Weekly Idol News: 3/12-3/18


Oshimen Time Episode 5: Yuka Eguchi – Happippi (Guest: Rachel)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IRQmVaSXiQ The fifth episode of Oshimen Time has been released! Check it out if you'd like to learn about Yuka Eguchi, Happippi, hanging out one on one with your favorite idol, being on your oshimen's birthday committee, and more! Even if you're not particularly interested in Yuka Eguchi/Happippi, I'd recommend skipping to 31:20 if you'd … Continue reading Oshimen Time Episode 5: Yuka Eguchi – Happippi (Guest: Rachel)

Fun Facts About the 2018 WACK Audition

I haven't been following the WACK Audition too closely, but browsing the Japanese interwebs, I found some interesting facts people may or may not know. Nozomu Hirano = Trivago? I think some people were confused why Nozomu started to be called "Toribago". Well, it's actually Trivago, a hotel price comparison site. You can see the … Continue reading Fun Facts About the 2018 WACK Audition

Weekly Idol News: 3/5-3/11

Some surprising new member, promotion, transfer, graduation, and comeback announcements this week, let's get started! This Week’s Releases Singles: 3/7: BiS - WHOLE LOTTA LOVE/DiPROMiSE callme - Hello No Buddy Hachimitsu Rocket - Hachimitsu Rocket ~Ougon no Shichinin~ Hachimitsu Rocket - Okashi na Watashi to Hachimitsu no Kimi Iketeru Hearts - Rosetta Stone Keyakizaka46 - … Continue reading Weekly Idol News: 3/5-3/11

All About Idol Matsuri (Idols with Brita Episode 1, Guest: Allyson)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrM4JBkFTXo Idol Matsuri was the first, and so far only, idol convention in the US that featured Western guests Beckii Cruel, Ally&Sally, SHEawase, Beri! New Day, and DJ Amaya, as well as the Japanese guests Halko Momoi, RYUTist, and Aither. In this podcast, I talk to Allyson, one of the attendees, about what the convention … Continue reading All About Idol Matsuri (Idols with Brita Episode 1, Guest: Allyson)