Monthly Archives: September 2013

Silent Siren: IxU

IxU

It feels like they just debuted, yet Silent Siren, the girl bandol, is really on a roll with their releases! IxU is their 4th single. It’s a sort of winterish/Christmasy song. It’s not really cold yet (at least here) so I can’t really get into the mood. They should have…

The Rise of Idol Metal

FRUITPOCHETTE

  The Rise of Idol Metal With the success of BABYMETAL, several Idol groups have joined them in creating a new branch of  Japanese Idol Genre . Here is a few you should check out if you’re a fan of BABYMETAL. FRUITPOCHETTE nIo [New Idol Order] Lolisyn [Lolita Syndrome] [starts…

Local Idols – A National Trend?

tochiotome

Every year, I cover indie idols with posts profiling all the acts at the Tokyo Idol Festival. It’s a really fun way to get to know the acts, big and small, that show up. This is part of how I noticed that a lot of groups, it seems, have a…

The Fashion of Idols: Part 1

Heart

This is a post that I have been wanting to do for a while! When PIH was on blogspot, I posted a poll in preparation for this post. I usually only do reviews, so this time, I wanted to do change it up and do an article-like piece on a…