ASP Comes Through Your Front Door

We’re a highbrow publication, so the headline about the group called ANAL SEX PENiS was kept tasteful once again. So without further ado let’s get right into talking about those wild WACK girls who love to prove they’re anything but pusillanimous – this is “the MAN CALLiNG,” so you’d better answer!

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TIF Pan-Asian Pandemonium

Any idol fan knows that Tokyo Idol Festival is the biggest, hottest idol event of the year and not just because of Japan’s sweltering summer temperatures. TIF has always been a place for groups to shine for all of their fans, new and old. But this year, what if we took the Tokyo out of TIF? Say hello to the TIF ASIA TOUR KICK OFF!

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Meme Tokyo Have Your Monday Soundtrack

Hot of the heels of adding two new members and a major label debut, those scampy kids birthed from Dempagumi inc. are here with a brand new single! Except Rito is both a member of Dempagumi and meme tokyo so she’s kind of her own parent, in a weird idol time travel scenario where somebody went to the past and altered the timeline a little too much and created a time loop. Look, this analogy has gone far enough. Just enjoy meme tokyo’s “THE STRUGGLE IS REAL” today please.

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Fingers Cross Have Something to Say

Some of the coolest idols from Thailand have a new live video and boy do they have something to say. With instrumentation from Thai band While We Were, sink your teeth into the live footage of “Su Tae Tong Mai Tai” (สู้แต่ต้องไม่ตาย, “Fight But Don’t Die”).

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The Incomprehensible Entertainment of GO TO THE BEDS

Don’t go to the beds! Stay awake! If you fall asleep you might miss out on the new EP and music video from one of WACK‘s coolest groups. That’s right, the ladies from Hades are finally back and here to keep you up all night!

(But as a warning, this video might be a little dangerous to watch for people with photosensitive epilepsy, heads up!)

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Keep Your Fingers Crossed for Fingers Cross

Once again, we’ll be shifting our focus off of Japan and towards another country’s idol scene. Say hello to Fingers Cross from Thailand and their new music video for Theory!

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Rilisreverse Playback to the Start

Fresh with a new member in tow, RILISREVERSE are back with their new digital single SAISEI and we have a lot to say indeed.

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A ZOC n’ Roll Debut Album

A wonderful problem to have is walking in front of a luxurious buffet and not knowing which thing to eat first because it’s all so good – that’s the experience of trying to write about the new ZOC album from Seiko Oomori and her juvenile delinquent girl gang.

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Let’s Discover Some (Korean) Idols: X!DEN†

If you’re active on Twitter, you might have already caught the buzz on a very new, very cool trio of metal idols from Korea. Finding out about X!DEN† feels like when you’re diving at the record store and you absolutely have to tell your friend about the new coolest thing on earth. And hey, we’re all friends here right? So let us tell you!

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Introducing: Let’s Discover Some (Korean) Idols

Being a blog about Japanese idols, typically we’re going to write a lot about idols from Japan! Funny how that works out. However, since we started our mission, things have been shaken up a little – there’s a whole world of pop stars performing to alternative music and for the next week, we’re going to be looking at the finest Korea’s indie idol scene has to offer.

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