Category Archives: Announcement

The Land of Idols Crowdfund Idol Film Project

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The Land of Idols is a crowd-funded documentary on the world of Japanese Idol genre and is directed by Jean Armand Bougrelle through production by Loaded Films. The Land of Idols takes a look at the world of Idols in a very respectful way .Much too often when talking about…

Rinahamu Creates New Idol Group BPM15Q

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The last time IchigoRinahamu was on this web site, the subject was her sell 5,000 CDs or retire challenge. Now Rinahamu has teamed up with an Idol named Nicamoq to create a DJ Vocal unit called BPM15Q (BPM Ichigokyuu). BPM15Q will be a “yume-kawaii” (dreamy cute) themed Idol group and…

Pla2me Goes to POP!

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When Mari Mizuta announced that she was leaving the duo ,there was a lot of questions what ex-BiS member Saki Kamiya would do next in her career or if Pla2me would reform as a new duo. On May31st 2015 at Mari`s graduation live it was announced that Pla2me was done…

Get WILD With International JPop Artist Kevn

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The other day I had the time to be properly introduced to a singer that I had heard of briefly before. I say briefly only because outside of my normal metal genre ,when focusing on Idol genre and Pure Idol Heart I tend to only focus on female groups ,however…

4TE Open Groups New Online Store

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Jenny of 4TE wants all of the readers and fans of Pure Idol Heart and I hope that makes you fans of Jenny and the ladies of the growing hot international JPop inspired vocal /dance unit a chance to get your hands on some genuine 4TE merchandise. Items are limited…

It`s All Your Fault! A new Type of Idol Rock Group

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  From the moment that fellow rock music associates that a new yami-kawaii” idol Rock unit was being creating for a new Mensoore Aina [x-Ayaman JAPAN] project called “Yan-Doru Project” ,I’ve been curious about how this would play out. The group name is It`s All Your Fault! (Zenbu Kimi no…

Karin Maruyama: A True Idol to the Very End

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Back in March we introduced our readers to a true Idol in every way. My one regret is that Karin did not cross my path sooner, so I could enjoy her singing longer. Karin suffered from brain and lung cancer and until her final few hours May 22 2015, she…

IDOL ROCK Unit DEEP GIRL Oricon Top 10 or Disband Debut Single Mission

DEEP GIRL

Idol Rock Unit DEEP GIRL from the Fuji TV show of the same name have set for themselves a mighty task for their July 1st  self titled debut single. The group must reach top 10 on the Oricon rankings chart with this single or they will disband. The single will…

Shizukaze & Kizuna -Idol Rock Pioneers Call It A Day

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One of the pioneers of Idol rock dating back to 2009 as separate groups before uniting into a one unit idol rock machines Shizukaze & Kizuna has announced that they were ending activities as a group. Unlike other Idol units that have set a date for an ending live ,…

Introducing REMOTE GIRL

REMOTE GIRL

Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to a new project. Jenny and Chiil from the international pop group 4TE , have teamed together with up and coming guitarist Alexander to create the band REMOTE GIRL. Currently REMOTE GIRL are doing rock covers to popular JPop songs and mixing…