Jin Akanishi's US debut roars along with the fancy cars decorating the accompanying video. I don't want to compare to other Asian artists who debuted in the US (and failed) but seems to me that his foray seemed to be off to a good start. The song "Test Drive" (feat. Jason Derulo) currently ranked first … Continue reading Jin’s “Test Drive” roars
Johnny Kitagawa and the Jimusho is one rich enterprise. Based from reports posted at Tokyo Hive, the Jimusho earned 113Million dollars--and this, for only eight months in 2010. Taking the top spot is the SENPAI of all senpais: SMAP! Incidentally, I am so in love of this SMAP commercial: I don't know what was I … Continue reading Johnny rakes it in courtesy of the boys
Just when I thought that I have seen everything there is to see when it comes to Japan's penchant for idol groups and stupid names and groups with ten thousand members, here comes another idol group for girls who can't seem to get tired of ogling ikemens... Presenting (TA-DAH!) NAKED GUYZ! O___O ???? (Eh?) But … Continue reading Are you ready for 44 “Naked Guyz”?
...this girl, then she better be good to him! Meet Shibasaki Kou, a singer/actress who played Jun-kun's sister at this year's Wagaya No Rekishi, the Fuji TV Anniversary Drama. It was reported over at Asian Fanatics forum that the two has been seen leaving together during a recent night out with friends While I would … Continue reading If Jun Matsumoto is dating…
Jun Matsumoto and Shun Oguri are two of my favorite Japanese actors. Incidentally, these two are also the best of friends and have appeared on some of the best doramas: Gokusen I, the Hana Yori Dango installment and Smile (Jun was the lead, Shun was a guest). Recently, Jun was on Shun's All Night Nippon … Continue reading Jun + Shun
I was a big fan of F4 back in the day (was it ten years ago)? My fave then was Jerry and Vic, the least would be Vaness cos he was damn too annoying for me (his Meteor Garden lines were just annoying -- "Yo!", "Oh hey") and what's up with the constant flipping of … Continue reading Beyond the “idol B.S.”