Last Weekend Was Full of Non-TIF Action Too

Happy Friday, ya jamokes! I should have shared this post a few days ago (indeed, it was drafted!), but stuff started to happen and then I bumped it twice and finally, here we are, it’s Friday and I’m talking about last weekend as if this one weren’t looming.

But! The focus last weekend was rightfully on the Tokyo Idol Festival, whereas even right in Tokyo there was plenty of other idol action happening.

Like This One Festival That Also Happened and Wasn’t TIF

Just mentally call it Maniac’s Favorite Festival. Look at this (slice of the) lineup:

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Come and Enjoy These Kaishin no Ichigeki Videos

Happy Friday! I’m beyond ready for this week — really, like the last month — to be over, and not in the least because I have stuff sitting in the queue that’s almost old enough to drive. For instance, this nice little bit from Kaishin no Ichigeki:

There’s more to it, of course, because idol, which seems to be capable of happening just about anywhere: Continue reading

Once the Name Twice Now Kaishin no Ichigeki

That’s a pretty great title, right? I’m proud of it. I’ve been sitting on this one for a little while, guys, for no particular reason than “there are plenty of things to post” and “I’m busy” and stuff. And also because I didn’t really understand what the hell was happening. That’s common.

It’s Tuesday. Tuesday means weird. And this has some weird-ass moments!

That’s the name TWICE, but they aren’t called that anymore; now they’re Kaishin no Ichigeki (Twitter, anew). I welcome any and all explanations. Continue reading