Category Archives: Random Idol Thoughts:

Debu, Miniskirts, Knee-Highs The Great Idol War

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Did you know that Idols are engaged in a secret dirty turf war? A war that consists of Miniskirts, Knee-Highs and throwing around the word debu ,like profanity from drunken sailors on shore leave. You may have heard about the public Idol warring states war to carve out fan kingdoms…

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…

An Idols Mind Most Beautiful

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What comes to your mind when I mention the words raw ham and baked noodles? Food right! What if I told you that it had nothing to do with food and everything to do with Idols? Well two Idols in fact that are rewriting the way an Idol Pop live…

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…

FRUITPOCHETTE : Statement of Paradox ,Releases Souten –Paradox MV

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  When you say the words “ vanguards of kawaii-metal” ,it seems the metal media world outside of our lovely island of Japan ,seem to think that it is BABYMETAL and a bunch of copycat groups jumping on the BABYMETAL bandwagon. I can understand this naive thinking for those just…

Idol Group Resistance Reloads for a Fresh Resistance

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With what feels like 1,000 active Idol groups ,trying to cover all of them daily becomes a task that no man can do or staff , but we do our best to show international Idol fans our wonderful Idol groups  here in Japan that you don`t often see on major…

Pla2me : Creative Differences Leads to Member Leaving

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                                     [Mari]                           [Saki] When you hear the words left due to creative differences ,that`s often a code word in metal music to nicely say “they got on my last nerve”. In Idol genre you don`t see those words instead you see graduation ,that is until Mari Mizuta claimed “they got…

Tsunku♂ Hello!Project producer has vocal cords removed in cancer battle.

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While Pure Idol Heart`s focus is on Independent Idol groups ,we have not forgotten the groups that paved the path for this genre to be what it is today. Hello!Project ,it`s family of Idols and legendary producer Tsunku♂ has long been a name respected in this genre. Many idols active…