How NOT to sell a boy band: DRESS THEM LIKE FREAKING POPCORNS!

While writing the earlier post and searching the internet--I came across a picture so disturbing, so horrifying--I almost fell on my bed. This. I don't know who to blame, but I want specifics. Is it that danged stylist again? Is it you, Johnny? Is it any of the boys? I want specifics because YOU DON'T … Continue reading How NOT to sell a boy band: DRESS THEM LIKE FREAKING POPCORNS!

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Arashi is wild at heart….and with the glitter costume too!

Taking a break from the endless spazzing about the upcoming Seoul trip to give way to something of equal importance: ARASHI has released the full PV for "Wild at Heart" (SOURCE) Okay, I would just like to explain a few things about myself about this post because the last thing I need are rabid Arashi … Continue reading Arashi is wild at heart….and with the glitter costume too!

Sakurai Sho smokes….and that is already a scandal?

And now (after ranting about blogger burn out), for the latest mindless scandal circulating the world of J-entertainment, as reported by my source for all-things JPop, Tokyo Hive: Arashi's Sakurai Sho is a Heavy Smoker? Arashi's resident intellectual Sakurai Sho is currently caught in the eye of a scandal after a Hokkaido hotel employee tweeted … Continue reading Sakurai Sho smokes….and that is already a scandal?

A message from Arashi, for the rest of Japan

Thanks to TokyoHive for posting this: Ohno Satoshi: “Everyone who has been affected by the recent disaster, please accept our condolences. This is the message from us, Arashi, to everybody who is watching this show, and to everybody who is not able to watch the show.” Matsumoto Jun: “To Grandpas, Grandmas, fathers, mothers, big brothers, … Continue reading A message from Arashi, for the rest of Japan

WANTED: Choreographer and Stylist — BADLY NEEDED

You guys know that I love Arashi with all my heart and would probably go all "Justin-Bieber-on-CSI" on them, but really, in spite all this overpowering love, there are TWO aspects about this group that I can simply can't fucking get. They have the MOST AWFUL costume choices, and cringe-worthy dance executions. AS IN SERIOUSLY. … Continue reading WANTED: Choreographer and Stylist — BADLY NEEDED

Stormy boys causes Asahi Shimbun sales to shoot up

Remember my post yesterday about Asahi Shimbun's special feature on Arashi? Well, it seems my Jimusho boys is doing the publishing industry a favor, because sales for Asahi Shimbun (well, in particular the February 3 issue at least) is shooting up--thanks to the adorable manga representations of the boys. Here's an update from (one of … Continue reading Stormy boys causes Asahi Shimbun sales to shoot up

Reason number 2 why Non-no is my favorite Japanese magazine of all time —

...it's because of the cute boys. Of course, I told you before how at I met my first-ever Japanese "pretty boy" (and awesome wild child) through the pastel covers of Non-no. I was 22 years old and curiously going through the magazine collection at the Manila Shimbun library. And so Non-no decided to make my … Continue reading Reason number 2 why Non-no is my favorite Japanese magazine of all time —

Tw**t You!!!

You know what I've been doing lately? I have turned into religiously following Hiro Mizushima's messages on Twitter. (Yes, I really need to look for something constructive to do with my life). Ever since Hiro won for "Kagerou" I have morphed into a big fan. Proof that creative, suffering artistes really is my waterloo. Since … Continue reading Tw**t You!!!