Hikari Shiina, the belovedly infamous Pikarin, celebrated either her 22nd or 22,000th birthday this past week, depending on which account of her life you believe, and of course had to do it all Pikarin-y. All stuff originally derived via Patrick on the Facebook group.
Seeing as how Halloween is right around the corner, I thought I’d look in on Pikarin, who’s essentially a living, breathing Halloween party. And of course the “what she’s up to” is just too damn weird.
A small team of dedicated downloaders was hard at work throughout the night to record as much of the streams from LINE and Abema.tv as possible, and I’m sure the clips will start to appear soon. In the meantime, here’s 30 whole seconds of Pikarin being Pikarin.
What a show. Even if she’s lip-syncing, that’s a hell of a harsh-sweetness combination, and the energy on that stage is second to none. You can see in the crowd that these are people in love with their idol. Continue reading →
Q’ulle’s latest was just what the doctor ordered; Pikarin‘s is like going out for ice cream after the appointment:
“Another quirky pop song, oh lord, you need to dress more– OH DAMN HELL YES.”
There are lyrics for “Mitsu to Batsu” in the video description, too. You know, for you lucky people who can actually read Japanese. Edit: Or it’s “Makai Shinjuu,” I don’t know, it doesn’t matter if you enjoy it.
I’ll just go ahead and admit that I had no earthly idea what this was and why it was a big deal on Twitter over the weekend, but it actually looks like a lot of fun.
Apparently, iCON DOLL LOUNGE is a fashion show / performance event that has idols strut their stuff in what might be seasonal fashion wear, then tear it up on stage. I’m still trying to see all who was there, but this past weekend’s event featured a whole bunch of site favorites, including the beloved PassCode and personal favorite that all you tasteless fools don’t heed well enough Bellring Girls Heart. Continue reading →