Monthly Archives: July 2013

Taste the Typhoon this Summer with Up Up Girls in ‘Up Up Typhoon’!

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[This review is cross-posted from Okay! Musume Time] The Summer is here, and I bet you are prepared, but let me ask you this… did you get ready for an Up Up Typhoon? Up Up Girls are one of those Indie Idol groups who, despite how amazing they are, and…

Houkago Princess Have a New Member! + Updates

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[This is update is cross-posted from Okay! Musume Time.] New Member(s) On July 22nd, Houkago Princess revealed a new Cadet member. Sakurai Riho has joined the group as a 5th generation student, and will be the ‘Classical Chairman’. She decided on this position because she has been playing the classical…

Silent Siren: Biisan

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I wrote about the new bandol back in March when they were releasing their first full alum. Now, the group is back and they’re releasing their third single, biisan. Biisan is short for beach sandals. (I had to look that one up!) Just like the title says, the PV is…

The Tsuribit Dash: Start Dash! Review

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Sometimes when a new group is introduced into the Idol world I become extremely interested and can take a liking to that group and become somewhat attached to them for a good while… it happened in August 2011 with HouPri, and right now, it is happening with Tsuribit, the Idol…

Houkago Princess Rebooted: Juliet ~Kimi wo Suki na 100 no Riyuu~ (2013 version) Review

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One of my personal favourite Indie Idol acts, Houkago Princess, recently made their return to the more mainstream world of Japanese Idols this May with the release of their PV for their new single (third national release, seventh overall), Juliet ~Kimi wo Suki na 100 no Riyuu~ (2013 Version) on their…

The Wonderful World of Alice Project Live.

The Wonderful World of Alice Project Live. The staff of Pure Idol Heart spends a lot of time at Alice Project Theatre. It is something that we have written about in great detail in the past. The one thing we have never been able to fully do is to capture…

When Beautiful Dolls go Bump In The Night with Starmarie’s ‘Mitsuboshi Restaurant Paul kara no Shoutaijou’ PV!

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[This review is cross-posted from Idolminded.] Now here is a spiffy new group that I have never talked about before, though I have a feeling I have seen them once or twice but never gave my time to take a proper look at them… But today I will be giving…

Discovering Starmarie

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[This article is cross-posted from Idolminded. With the indie idol group preparing for their American debut at Anime Expo, Serenyty was tasked with finding out more about Starmarie. Here she shares what she’s learned.] When I first heard that Starmarie was coming to Anime Expo, I didn’t know much about…