https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmJ779qkAWw The fourth episode of Oshimen Time is out! Give it a listen if you’re interested in learning about Sayaka Yamamoto, NMB48, what it's like meeting Sayanee, having the same oshimen for seven years, seeing NMB48 in the early days in Singapore, some of the ways you can feel connected to and show support for mainstream … Continue reading Oshimen Time Episode 4: Sayaka Yamamoto – NMB48 (Guest: Ven)
There were a lot of major announcements this week and a lot of surprises for me personally, so let's get started! This Week's Releases Singles: 2/20: AOP - Maboroshi Wink GANG PARADE - BREAKING THE ROAD Momoiro Kakumei - Momo Revo Red Zone!/Million☆Journey$ 2/21: Cerisier - Cerisier Death Rabbits - Minna Oide yo! Death Rabiland! … Continue reading Weekly Idol News: 2/19-2/25
I'm no photography expert, but I love going to satsueikais. If you don't know what a satsueikai is, it translates to something like photography meeting and they are photo events where you take pictures of a model or a number of models, who are usually underground idols or gravure idols. I think these events can … Continue reading Idol 101: Satsueikais – What They Are and How to Participate
Most idol groups have a YouTube channel where you can view music videos, lives, and maybe announcements. Obviously, I think this is great, but want to know what I enjoy even more? When idols branch out and make their own YouTube channels, whether it's to show behind the scenes footage of events, let fans see … Continue reading Idol Youtubers to Follow
Ah, Himeri. If you follow underground idol news closely, you may have seen Himeri Yuuki's name floating around recently. She made a YouTube video that went pretty viral in December and a few days ago, she made a blog post that got over 2,400 retweets, a really high number for a girl in a relatively … Continue reading Himeri Yuuki, the Drama Queen of the Underground Idol World
I remember my first few idol lives: I was excited, sure, but I was also nervous, confused, and had lots of questions. Well, I've been to a few mainstream idol events and a LOT of underground idol events and hopefully I can help! This is gonna be a pretty long post, so let's get started! … Continue reading Idol 101: What to Expect at Idol Lives & General Etiquette
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLtG9ChcpXI The third episode of Oshimen Time is live! Give it a listen if you’re interested in learning about Alice Juban, Kamen Joshi, Alice Project, idols who speak English, how an idol could go to the most prestigious university in the country while performing at lives every day, and more!