This 8-Bit Remix of “Waratte” is So Damned Good

You really have to hear this, because it's seriously great. I went off on a mini Tweet-storm about how this made me nostalgic for the early-to-mid 00s heyday of the Morning Musume remix scene. If you don't remember it, it was pretty big on the internet, to the point where at its height it … Continue reading This 8-Bit Remix of “Waratte” is So Damned Good

That Time When Yossie and Mikitty Got Their Moe On.

Sorry for the lull in posting new content. I'm in the process of moving out-of-state, and it's taking up most of my time. As a gift, here's a video of perhaps the most fantastically ridiculous Morning Musume performance ever:  Miki Fujimoto and Hitomi Yoshizawa doing "Rainbow Pink": Yossie's abject failure to pull of the … Continue reading That Time When Yossie and Mikitty Got Their Moe On.

Remember that time…

...that Juice=Juice performed "Romance no Tochuu" with a live band on Full Chorus? Youtube 'members: The moral of this story? J=J is phenomenal when given good music. I'm pretty excited for 7-nin J=J and the debut of Danbara Ruru.

Mizuki Murota TopYell Interview

By: Tsuchiya Keisuke Translation: Lurkette ( Translation originally published at Seeking the honesty of today’s shining idols! Right now, ANGERME is entertaining us as a group that embodies an aura of uniqueness, even among Hello!Pro acts. One reason for that may be the overwhelming personalities of each of the members. Maybe we could feel that intensity, as … Continue reading Mizuki Murota TopYell Interview

UP-FRONT Terminates Rio Fuji’s Contract

In a statement (English translation) originally released on the official Hello! Project website, UP-FRONT PROMOTION (UFP) has terminated the contract of Kobushi Factory member Rio Fuji, effective immediately. She is said to have violated company rules, but no details regarding the violations have been released. This comes shortly after UFP and Fuji released statements announcing her … Continue reading UP-FRONT Terminates Rio Fuji’s Contract