Category Archives: Idol News

Idols Dance for Sally the Witch Part 2A

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Yesterday I posted an article on the Sally the Witch mania that has hit Japanese Idol genre with Idols locked in a battle to win a contest by Idol Matsuri . The solo Idols and group Idols taking part in this 6 month long contest have to perform their version…

Idol Rock Unit Splash! Looking to Survive with New Single

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Idol Rock unit Splash! Is a group that I have been following since their debut in 2009 .This unit has seen its share of members come and go ,but Aya Sakohata and Arisa Hoshino have seen it through. Their new single “Survive” would fit any JMetal album ,it`s just that…

Idols Across Japan Dance for Sally the Witch

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Sally the Witch mania has broken out across Japan as Idols have grabbed their video cameras and put on their best magical charms for Sally the Witch. Just what is Sally the Witch you ask? Sally the Witch (魔法使いサリー). It is a magical girl anime series based upon a manga…

Mari Mizuta Returns In New Music Project

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The last time Mari Mizuta (Izukoneko) made her presence felt on this web site she had a first class ticket on the midnight train out of Pla2me .Her reasoning was creative differences and her last nerve could take only so much of the travel from Osaka to Tokyo. Now she…

Play Balls Idol Group: The Absolute Fastball Girls’ Corps

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Play Balls is a new Idol group that describe themselves as “the absolute fastball girls’ corps”. Play Balls goal is to become the official supporters team for the 2017 Japanese World Baseball Classic team . The seven member group features a  statistical score system that gives the members baseball player…

THE Possible Undergo Name Change

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In a surprising move the idol group THE Possible are changing their name. Starting July 8th 2015 the group will be known as “Ciao Bella Cinquetti” This is Italian for “five beautiful young ladies”. On a recent tour stop THE Possible members spoke about the name change .The members said…

OtomeBrave: Real RPG Idol Unit

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OtomeBrave is a new Idol unit that started in March 2015. OtomeBrave features five members who are much different from other Idol units. OtomeBrave are Role Playing Game Idols and they have been mobilized to tell their story and play with Idol fans. As the Idols gains battle [live events]…

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…

Eren Uncrowned Queen of the Indie Idol World

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Eren-Chan is a self-described “once in a 100 years Idol genius” , she is the self-described “uncrowned Queen of the Indie Idol world” .Here love and poison Tsundere nature and voice has captured many hearts and collected rave reviews in the Indie Idol ranks. Eren-Chan is a “sentimental “hard rock…

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…