Idol events can be very expensive and I've spent way too much on them. If you're going to Japan and you're interested in seeing your favorite idols or checking out some new groups, you might be wondering how it will fit in your budget. Well, never fear...I can help! Here are some tips and tricks … Continue reading Idol 101: How to See Idols on a Budget in Japan
I follow idol news pretty closely, so I figured I'd start doing a weekly news roundup! This ended up being ridiculously extensive, so I think it'll be useful to you if you're a fan of mainstream idols or if you're more of a fan of underground idols. Releases and Release Announcements Singles: 2/13: READY TO … Continue reading Weekly Idol News: 2/12-2/18
If you know me or have read my about page, you'll know that I support lots of groups, but I mainly support Majibanch, Alice Project, FES☆TIVE, and Dear L mana. FES☆TIVE is about to go through some major changes and my FES☆TIVE oshi is graduating. It's really hard, it's affected me a lot, and I … Continue reading My thoughts on Alice Project promotions, Jun’s withdrawal, and Maki and Kanon’s graduation announcements
As you may or may not know, Mayu Kusunoki graduated from Armor Girls and was promoted to/debuted in Alice Juban. This is pretty old now, but Mayu wrote a blog post about her graduation, her times in Armor Girls, and the Armor Girls members and I think it's pretty emotional and worth a read. Disclaimer: … Continue reading ♭: Armor Girls Graduation. (Mayu Kusunoki Blog Translation)
Here's another blog post I wanted to translate. Jun Uechi was a member of Kamen Joshi Kouhousei and Pa-Ken! with Koharu Hinata, Sora Kurumi, and Hino Takafuji. Sora and Hino were promoted to Armor Girls, Koharu to Steam Girls, and Rumina Toujou promoted from Slime Girls to Kamen Joshi Kouhousei and Pa-Ken!, making Pa-Ken! a … Continue reading Thank you. (Rumina Toujo Blog Translation)
It might be the 15th for you now, but here in America, it's still the 14th. Valentine's Day was yesterday in Japan, so we got lots of good idol content! Let's start with the songs/MVs! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59GWKo85ivE Tacoyaki Rainbow's Sotsugyou Love Tasty gets you in the Valentine's mood with colors and backgrounds that are clearly inspired … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
On 2/12, Kamen Joshi members Kanon Mori and Maki Kitamura both announced graduation. I'll write a post on my feelings about it later, but I thought first I'd translate their announcements. You can read Kanon's here. Disclaimer: This is a rough translation and I am not even close to an expert at Japanese. Still, I think … Continue reading To All My Fans (Maki Kitamura Blog Translation)