Monthly Archives: November 2014

Michishige Sayumi Graduation!!! Omedetou

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So the day all of us Morning Musume fans have feared has finally come to fruition. Michishige Sayumi, Morning Musume 14’s leader and one of the greatest idols that has ever lived, has finally graduated after one of the longest and most successful idol careers ever. After 11 long years, Sayu is finally calling it quits, wrapping up her tenure at the famous Yokohama Arena, a venue fitting for one of the best to ever do it. If you’ve read my Top #30 idol rankings, you would know that Shige is my #2 favorite idol of all time so this is gonna hurt for  awhile. But Morning Musume is eternal and this is a natural part of the group, young unpolished girls coming in and amazing idols and women coming out.

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Majisuka Gakuen 4??? Confirmed for January???

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According to whats been chatted about across the world wide web, apparently Aki-P has been talking about writing a script for the next and long overdue installment of Majisuka Gakuen. It seems that today those suspicions were confirmed and the show is scheduled to start as early as January. I love the MJGK series as they are a crazy departure from the usual idol based shows, full of inappropriate comedy and hardcore violence. While most of the original casts of the first 3 seasons have long since graduated or become to old or busy for a return, its prompts us with a new opportunity to welcome a new cast of characters to the heavily anticipated series. Who knows if the storyline will be a completely different self sustained one or one that ties into any of the previous season. Going back the the prison story would be cool but I would rather see them go back to Majisuka High School and show whats happened in the time since Maeda and the queens left

There is no set  cast at the time of this article yet some heavy favorites who could appear have been listed, most of which are the heavily promoted youngsters of the next generation 48G. So far its…..

Miyawaki Sakura (HKT KIV / AKB A)

Shimazaki Haruka (AKB A)

Ikoma Rina (NOGIZAKA 46 / AKB B)

Kojima Mako (AKB K)

Kitakawa Ryoha (SKE S)

Mukaichi Mion (AKB 4)

Nakano Ikumi (AKB 8)

Owada Nana (AKB 4)

Yabuki Nako (HKT H)

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Idol Spotlight – Hokazono Hazuki

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Hokazono Hazuki

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“HKT’s Fashion Monster”

This girl should be on everyone’s radar of future stars. Hokazono Hazuki is one of the most promising idols among an already allstar cast of youngin’s over there in Hakata. This 15 yr old phenom originally applied for the 1st gen HKT roster back in 2011 at the age of 12 but obviously didnt make it, it makes sense though cause that 1st generation is one of the strongest generations in 48G history. 2 year later and 2 years stronger she successfully passed the 3rd gen auditions along with the likes of the heavily now pushed NakoMiko tandem and current trending idol Kurihara Sae. Hazuki  is arguably the most all around talented member of her generation, already being highly skilled at singing and dancing. Its obvious that she is taking this idol thing seriously as she always claims to have Solo Career aspirations and backs that up with years of singing and dance lessons. She’s even been dancing since the age of 2 in a wide variety of styles that even includes Tap-Dancing. Oh, and did i mention that this girl Hazuki even knows how to play the frickin drums.

Could be better but still pretty good

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Gomen Ne Seishun!!! You Should Be Watching This Show Pt. 2… Eps 3 & 4

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I originally had no intention of ever reviewing this show, just wanted to inform people that this is something that they should look into if they like comedy but this show is tooo fucking funny so I changed my mind. So instead I’ll do a review every two weeks and combine the 2 episodes that passed during that time into one BIG ASS LONNNNGGGGGGG review. Full video episodes will be included at the bottom of each posts. Use the blue links below to fast jump to a section

Episode 3 Summary

Episode 3 Video

Episode 4 Summary

Episode 4 Video

I frickin love this show!!!! It is the funniest show on television right now that features an idol in the cast. Never thought that I would like it this much when I first saw it on the tracker and looked at the preview pics but you cant judge a book by its cover. This show is out of control,every minute is nonstop hilariousness. It is created by the same guy who wrote Amachan and No More cry so if you loved those you’ll love this show, they have a similar structure. For those who missed the first 2 episodes its basically a story of a broke all Girls Catholic school being forced to merge with the literally next door all boys Buddhist school. The girls are all basically geniuses placing near the top among students in the prefecture while the boys are nearly retarded, hormone obsessed delinquents, so obviously they dont get along. It shows how they cope with their complete opposites and try to make the best of this merger. Even the teachers arent normal, One is an arsonist who accidentally burned down the Girls school years ago, one being  a corrupted nurse who is more perverted than the boys, and a no nonsense former delinquent female teacher who rules with fear.  There are basically two plotlines, the first is with relationships of the 2 main teachers and their events from the past shown in flashbacks (the school fire and crushes on older runaway sister) affecting the present…And the other is the relationship of the students in the merged classes and the havoc they cause. I will be focusing on the 2nd storyline since its the funnier one and i personally like it better.

As For Episode 3 and 4 I’ll let the screenshots do most of the talking since they are subbed and can pretty much summarize the episodes themselves. I did not sub this show, all the credit goes to niwiwin and his team at d-addicts where the soft subs can be found at here if you already got the video off the tracker. They are pumpin the subs out pretty fast and the current weeks episode is usually subbed just before the new episode comes out so do check them out. As for the videos i’m gonna post i did a pretty crude and fast hardsub using their subs with Freemake video converter, hopefully this doesnt offend  d-addicts.

Episode 3 Summary

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Look at Nakai’s eyes, shes mesmerized 

Now that the school is finally on board with the merger its cultural festival time and our committee, consisting of all the main characters, is at work trying to decide a theme.  It seems that male student body president Handa is in charge which the girls obviously dont agree with. But before the cultural festival comes, its also test time and a stipulation has been put in place that if the combined grade point average of the merged classes places last in the school not only would the festival be cancelled but merger would be cancelled as well….

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SKE48 Ebi Calcio Episode 5 Review!!!!

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(Warning will probably contain spoilers… If you get spoiled you’re a moron for not heeding my warning lol)

And where back this week with another episode of everyone’s favorite SKE variety show Ebi Calcio. Right off the bat things are a bit different on set as we have some replacements for Okubo’s Loli Assistant. Series loli regular Kitagawa Ryoha is no longer sitting next to madame Okubo but with the rest of the members and we are treated to the new loli combination of Futamura Haruka and Kumazaki Haruka as the new assistants. The members obviously notice the change too and lodge some worries as to why Ryoha is sitting with them instead of next to Okubo, guess nobody is safe when it comes to Okubo’s loli preferences as she claims to need fresh cute faces around her. I guess Ryoha got a bit stale lol. As for the  original Loli Ego Yuna recently she posted about having Ebi Calcio work for the first time in awhile so maybe we may see the great one make her return soon.

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Okubo told her new loli assistants to do something cute to show off their freshness, obviously Ryoha wasn’t impressed lol and neither was I or any of the other members. Being Loli is harder than it looks lol, leave it to the pros

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SKE48 Ebi Calcio Episode 4 Review!!!!

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(Warning will probably contain spoilers. Sucks to be you if it does 🙂 )

Lmao, I know I said that I would have this review up one day after I posted ep3 but shit happens lol, this episode was boring for me since I dont truly understand japanese and this was a talk heavy episode so I ignored it for awhile. My Bad!! Oh well. Anyways, this show is one of those survey and answer type episodes where they polled random women on the streets and the members have to quess there answers. Unless you know the language, this episode isnt really that exciting but i’m pretty sure it will be quite funny once the subs are out since quite a few members make some interesting reactions that garner good screen time like Oba, Akarin, Shibata and Non. Once again no Ego Yuna this week so the assistants are pretty bland again, Futumura Haruka takes Ego’s spot this week and only talks when Okubo talks to her. I’ll just let the pics do the review for me this week since i’m feeling lazy and unexcited about this episode

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Country Musume Revived!!!!

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It was announced a few months ago by Tsunku Sama that Country Musume was to be revived after being defunct for quite a few years. Only one member of the group was still active, Satoda Mai, and she had moved on with her life and moved to New York with husband superstar Yankee’s pitcher Tanaka Masahiro. Well after months of silence the new group was finally revealed to the public. Country Musume will undertake a name change to coincide withe the the new members, 6 in total. Two Eggs have been promoted, Yamaki Risa and Inaba Manaka, along with 3 new faces I believe came from the Morning Musume 12 gen finalist. Manaka is to me the most famous of the bunch and will probably be center of the group as she was a former Idol group leader (PEACEFUL) and has a good dance and vocal background even being voted best dancer among the Eggs.  I know I said that there are 6 members but I only listed 5 cause the 6th member is a bit special and needs to be talked about by herself. And no its not Satoda Mai, she will serve as the groups general manager from NY. The last member of the group is none other than…..

Tsugunaga Momoko

….Berryz Koubou’s Tsugunaga Momoko!!!! Yes, Momochi is the 6th and final member of the revived Country Musume. She will serve as the “playing manager” which I assume is like a player coach or like a Sashihara Rino type member, somebody who is in charge of the group yet one of its members as well. I think this is a great move as Momo is somebody who knows the idol game better than most, she knows what it takes and has the talent to get there. And i kind of figured that H!P wouldnt want to lose Momochi as she is much to valuabe of an asset. She is without a doubt the most famous and successful member currently in the organization after Michishige and a H!Ps biggest media presence so it makes since they thought of ways to keep her around.  I’m excited to see what this group brings to the table in the future but still feel bad cause there are some big names getting overlooked in the Egg pool like Hamaura, Taguchi, and Ogawa. Feel even worse that Tanabe Nanami called it quits too, I guess she got tired of being passed over. Wonder if there will be another group created soon to be a replacement for C-ute cause their getting old too.

BABYMETAL in NYC

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On November 4, 2014 Japan’s biggest loli rockers performed in NYC at the Hammerstein Ballroom and I was one of the lucky 3k+ people who witnessed the awesomeness of the girls chosen by the Fox God. While I had planned to take a crap ton of pictures sadly I was stuck behind Lurch from the Addams Family for practically the entire concert completely blocking my view. Plus my camera on my phone was pretty crappy so most of the pictures I got were pretty damn blurry. Sorry. Next time if I ever go back to the Hammerstein I will def get balcony seats, while being on the floor was fun as fuck, it’s kind of unsatisfying if you really cant see the people you paid money to come see. Even still, i had a blast and this concert was def badass and well worth the money so to complete this thread sadly I’m gonna have to steal some concert pics from the internet which I really had no intention of ever really doing when I created this site. I’ll make sure to give credit if possible to whatever images and videos I use that aren’t my own.

The show itself started it off kind of weird, even though tickets said the show would start at 7pm, the doors themselves didnt even open till 7 will the show itself didnt start till 8:30. I dont know what happened with that scenario, whether it was BABYMETAL or the Hammerstein responsible for the time miscues but oh well. I met some cool people will waiting though, an older white guy and his daughter. They were a both a bit wacky, but in a good  way. The old guy played with his thunder drum and told stories while his daughter rambled on about nonsese. I like them lol. We had to wait in line for longer than expected but the show started off with a bang

The only good video I personally took Lmao

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Gomen Ne Seishun!!! You Should Be Watching This Show

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(Warning may contain spoilers)

Not gonna do a review but just need to tell you guys that you NEED to be watching this show if you aren’t already. Gomen Ne Seishun is definitely one of the funniest shows currently on television and a new personal favorite of mine. Its only up to the 4th episode and only the first two have been subbed in english but off the strength of just those two episodes, this show is already fuckin hilarious. Its def better than I expected it cause the only reason I downloaded it was because Kawaei Rina was in it and I download basically everything off the tracker that has an idol I like in it.

(Preview video after the break)

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