Monthly Archives: May 2014

Miniature Garden: Live and Photo Special Edition

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A new thing that we have started doing on our Facebook page is group Idols photos in a four-shot and present them to the group members. Each time we do this the members have been thankful in their responses and even do retweet  of the photo sets. These photo sets…

Splash Revolution – HR’s First Subunit’s First Single

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One of my favorite idol groups right now is definitely HR, a local group to Fukuoka. This year has been a big year for them, with their fourth single, “Evolution Da,” making it to #6 on the Oricon charts. However, the group is now achieving something; their subgroup, Splash Revolution,…

The Handshake Incident and its Future Impact

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At a recent handshake event, two members of AKB48 were attacked and injured. I won’t go into the details too much here; there is plenty of coverage, with news HERE and HERE. I’ve covered my own thoughts on the incident HERE, if you’re interested in reading on that. Before everything, I…

BABYMETAL Adds Montreal to WORLD TOUR 2014

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BABYMETAL the leaders of the new and growing Japanese Idol Metal genre is heading out on a world tour .Summer dates for Europe have been selling out or close to it .With a mysterious visit recently to New York ,speculation was hot as to what these ladies next stop would…

30POSSE: Rocking With the Idol POSSE

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30POSSE is an Idol group that I have wanted to write about for some time so tonight is the night. 30POSSE is not an Idol Metal group ,I really wish they would go that direction as they could pull it off ,they are a group that has just enough rock…

Resistance: Idols You Can`t Resist

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One of the great things about Japanese Idol  music genre is discovering new groups and presenting them to others around the world that may never have a chance to know them. Yesterday I had the pleasure to discover and talk to a wonderful group known as Resistance. From the second…

SetaDoll:The Brave Heart of Idols

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In the world of professional music, technical issues happen from time to time. Sometimes these issues leave you wanting to throw something at the tech in charge. I have witnessed that happening more than once in fact. For an Idol group, this is not possible to do and other actions…

Miniature Garden: Introduction to Shining Idols

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Not long ago we put up the music video for this group on our official Facebook and the views were very good, so I wanted to show the rest of our readers these cute and shining Idols “Miniature Garden”. Miniature Garden is filled with six of the sweetest Idols you…

Idol Festival: 新千歳空港アイドルフェスティバル

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Idol Festival: 新千歳空港アイドルフェスティバル When fans think of Idol Festivals they traditionally they think of the more well known festivals such as Tokyo Idol Festival,however on any given weekend across Japan you`ll find “smaller” or local festivals. I say smaller as some of these festivals will have 90 groups performing. Here…