Sorry about all of that confusion yesterday, gang. And on Friday. And in the lead-up to that. What can I say? Kerrie’s a very smart person. But this is why you should believe nothing that gets reported on/right before April 1, no matter the subject or where you are in the world.
Holy hell, it’s the 20th edition of this goofy-ass roundup.
The Week That Was and Definitely Not the Week That Will Be Because That’s Not How Time Works
What’s the deal with idols having music posthumously released? NEXT Shoujo Jiken and the irrepressible Maihime called it quits mere days before the writer behind the project, DINCO, added this track to Soundcloud:
I don’t have the album, so if it’s there, nbd
Yesterday, in addition to the culmination of our epic prank, was Fox Day. To the surprise of nobody, the hyped announcements were barely a dull thud for people outside of Japan, but it’s a bunch of audience-specific concerts over the summer, basically a bunch of hometown fan service. That’s okay! Though it does make me wonder about finales and the like.
Our pal Amina du Jean wrote a thing:
— Just Shaun. (@shaunonsite) March 28, 2017
Also this one:
I just published “The Wonderful World of Figure BUKAKKE” https://t.co/mdw9dMr4Tx
— 🐻amina the heretic✞ (@aminadujean) March 30, 2017
The girl has a future in something.
Aphrodite teased out some fresh video for an old song:
How many members do they have now? Criminey
My girl Samitsu Misa, who recently joined up, somehow found the only bathtub in the world that’s as long and thing as she is:
😈彼女にお風呂に誘われてるなう( ; _ ; )
— サミツミサ (@miiisssssan) March 29, 2017
No idea where they find this stuff
CY8ER put out their first MV:
Good lord, the beat on this new Charisma.com:
Better than Koutei Camera Gal’s?
I missed this on the first go-round, but here’s what Twitter made me believe is Tsuki to Taiyou’s final song:
PassCode tour digest?
Weekender regular Sakohata Aya looks like she’s joined a band (in addition to her solo career?):
— MAZIC STAR (@mazic_star) March 28, 2017
Remember petit pas!? You should, because they were like right about to break out when they broke up after TIF last year. Oops. But former leader and Maniac oshi candidate Shinozaki Kokoro is still floating around, and just signed on to do a radio show:
— 篠崎こころ (@kokoro777pp) March 28, 2017
Kimi to Utatane never amounted to anything, is now losing a member and will go on hiatus for a few months:
— Good bye, Idol (@goodbyeidol) March 30, 2017
Cutie Corpse, on the other hand, is dead:
キューティコープス ビョンドが3/28で活動休止。「しかし、そもそも死体なので いつまでも生き続けます。」 https://t.co/HQiCtItwJC
— Good bye, Idol (@goodbyeidol) March 29, 2017
Daichi’s latest project with more nice idoling, which leaves me wondering if the man’s gone soft:
Here’s your reward for sticking it out so far: