Sorry I’m so bad at introductions for these things. I mean really, I don’t even bother sometimes. I hate introductions. So instead, I’m going to sum up last week’s Friday Fun via the language of multi-decade pop musicians/failed actresses.
”It's all your fault. Why should we apologise?” #IdolApologies pic.twitter.com/YQKhoIM6Sm
— 奧貝流行 (@auhby) June 29, 2018
Sorry folks, I was totally joking when I said my next CDR would all be armpit fart noises. But then I get over 1000 preorders! Of course I had to do it!!!
— Nemo omeN (@OTStummer) June 29, 2018
Rei would like to apologise to the marshmallow mercilessly burnt during a previous Necroma live stream #IdolApologies
— Nick Thorpe (@HKT3030) June 29, 2018
So, let’s talk about outsider views of the idol industry. Whether its that controversial Tokyo Idols documentary or a Top 10 Clickbait video that claims idol fandom is a type of sex cult, let’s be real here: We and our hobbies usually don’t get painted in a particularly positive light outside of our little circle. The sad thing is, while there are some truths to these unflattering claims, a lot of the outsider perception of idol comes from incidents that were so exaggerated that they raised eyebrows even within the idol community! Continue reading