Idol 101: Tips for Tokyo Idol Festival

Tokyo Idol Festival 2018 is almost upon us! Since I went to Tokyo Idol Festival in 2016 and 2017, I thought I'd make a list of things that I might have liked to know before going. 1. Look for free tickets for foreigners It's a bit late for this one now, but for those of … Continue reading Idol 101: Tips for Tokyo Idol Festival

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Idol Pass: Savior of Wallets?! A DD’s Dream?!

Idol Pass is a coupon book that is sold four times a year and features a wide selection of coupons for your favorite groups nationwide! The coupon book is sold separately in two different types: ‘Kanto (A) + East Japan’ and ‘Kanto (B) + West Japan’, and feature coupons for groups in their respective region. … Continue reading Idol Pass: Savior of Wallets?! A DD’s Dream?!

Idol 101: Satsueikais – What They Are and How to Participate

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

Idol 101: What to Expect at Idol Lives & General Etiquette

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