Category Archives: Profiles

Profile: GALETTe

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  Debut year: 2013 Number of Members: 5 Hometown/Region: Kitakyushu (in Fukuoka) Singles Released: 1 Latest Single: G Website: http://galette.jpn.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/galette_fme A few months ago Gaki wrote an Idol Focus post about GALETTe. This is a really good post, but this profile is meant to add on and expand to…

Pure Idol Heart’s 2013 Indie Idol Tournament Round 2 Part 3

Polls: OPEN This tournament has been moving along quickly! There are a lot of interesting results so far. Remember you can still vote on yesterday’s groups! Block A  WHY@DOLL Debut year: 2011 Number of Members: 2 Hometown/Region: Sapporo, Hokkaidou Singles Released: 3 Latest Single: Fuwa Fuwa Party Website: http://www.cradle.jp.net/whydoll/pc/ Twitter: @cradle_records…

Pure Idol Heart’s 2013 Indie Idol Tournament Round 2 Part 2

Polls: OPEN Round 1 has been all voted for! We’re still figuring out the results and how to break that tie. But thank you for all your votes! Round 2 Part 1 is still open for votes, so go vote there now! And now, for today’s matchup! Block A  SPL∞ASH…

Pure Idol Heart’s 2013 Indie Idol Tournament Round 1 Part 1

POLLS STATUS: CLOSED Since 2010, there has been an indie idol contest, the U.M.U award. Standing for Under Major Unitidol, this award looks for the top local idol groups in Japan and rewards the top group with a major debut. Since these are small groups, this is a very big…

Profile: Rev.from DVL

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Recently, I found out that the Japanese idol community has been excited about a new idol; Hashimoto Kanna from Rev.from DVL. Rev.from DVL just so happens to be one of my favorite idol groups, and my favorite indie group, so I thought I would share more about the overall group…

Ami~Gas (アミ〜ガス)

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Ami~Gas (アミ〜ガス) ( Fukui Prefecture) History Being gathered as CM models for Ami in the Spring of 2011, “Ami~Gas”, started as models  Alplaza-Ami stores, their objective is to appear at U.M.U., as they have recently moved from being models to Idols. Ami~Gas is derived from the Spanish word “Amiga” which…