Category Archives: JPop

SRAM Brings Idol Rock to Life with Mentai Rock Sound

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Idol rock group SRAM on June 9th released their 3rd single “You May Dream/Kawaii Ano Ko” .The single continues their presentation of the Mentai rock sound to the idol world. Mentai rock is a style of Japanese rock that originated in the late 70s and early 80s in the Hakata…

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…

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…

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…