Last week Brian covered for me while my laptop was away for repairs and you all did beautifully!
Well, well, well, my first Fun back with a fully-functioning computer and I completely lose track of the week and forget to do the thing! Shame on me! It’s lucky that you guys are able to come up with insanely good ideas, otherwise I’d have you drawing idols in MS Paint again! Continue reading
Time goes by quick! It was at the very end of August when we hosted a Friday Fun dedicated to the joys of fan art, and it came together quite nicely, and YOU deserve all the credit for that! Literally every single post with the #idoldoodles tag was wonderful, I mean that! That kind of positive, creative energy really makes my day, and is truly one of my very favorite things about being a part of this fandom.
One thing you may recall is that we’re intending to maintain a regular feature here on the blog where we share a few of our favorite pieces with the masses. We’ll be revisiting the aforementioned hashtag, but also keeping our eyes peeled for any other terrific idol-themed artwork we happen upon. I’m not sure how often we’ll do a round-up yet: semi-weekly, monthly, probably most likely when we feel like it, but I really want everybody who cares about the wonderful artwork in this community to participate in any way they want. If you make art, (any kind of art) let us know! If you see some else’s art you especially like, also let us know!
We’ll link the twitter or Instagram posts here, and if you see something you appreciate, by all means, please visit their account and let them know you like it! You’ll be surprised how much a simple click of the heart, or a nice comment, or a retweet can mean to a person brave enough to put their work out there. If you do that, they’ll feel compelled to make more art, maybe even score a commission, or just plain feel more confident in what they do. Everybody wins!
With that said, here’s some stuff from the last month that we really liked…
Happy Friday!!! I’m filling in for Kerrie this week, and I know I’m not nearly as much fun, but it is indeed Friday so at least I’ve got that much going for me!
So last week the theme was #BadIdolAwards, and with ground that fertile, there were some pretty darn funny responses…
Now for this week, we’re actually looking at something that goes beyond Friday for some fun, and hopefully continues well past the next week. This is an idea we’ve kicked around for probably close to a year now, and I think it’s time we got it rolling…
Friday already? No problem!
You know what is a problem though? Those uncanny face swaps!
This is another instance where I forget what day it is and scramble through the old “Friday Fun Ideas Sheet” for anything useable. Well, let’s see… Continue reading
Last week we shaded Watanabe again, and also mourned everyone’s favourite boss who fired herself!
This week’s challenge really needs no explanation. It’s just something dumb, like every week. Ever wondered what one of your oshi’s faces would look like on the body of another oshi? Of course not, you’re normal! But I need something this week, so guess what, we’re swapping faces! At first, I thought “Yep, just put Himari’s face on Okaki’s and Okaki’s face on Himari’s it’s gonna look weird hahaha” but, I know you guys. You’re gonna go all out, putting innocent idol faces onto heads that really don’t deserve to be that cute and vice-versa. Continue reading
Last week’s fun was all about wanting your lost oshi to come back in some way or another!
I’m writing this fun in the midst of a heatwave right now. I’m so hot that I can barely think straight. Can’t even think of a witty thing to say about this and that thing. Might as well bring back an old favourite with a twist, then spend the rest of the weekend eating birthday cake and drowning my loved ones in my own sweat. Continue reading
Phew, lads! I almost had to dump this fun onto the other writers again, what with NECRONOMIDOL’S European tour this week as well as a few personal ups and downs and events and incidents, but insomnia thoughts won out in the end and I’m here! Now, let’s look at last week’s highlights:
Actually, this Fun is actually a little bit inspired by this week’s Necroma-charged antics. It’s the first time I got to see the new lineup in action, and it’s fairly known at this point that newbie Kunogi is the evolved form of Gokigen Teikoku’s Hibiki. Appreciating an idol in one group I love, losing her, seeing her re-emerge in my favourite group and then eventually meeting her in person after all this time? Pretty darn cool! Continue reading
Alright, alright, alright, you Yanks had your fun last week, but now it’s time to get back to the norm before an all-new Homicidols revolution takes place.
So, idols change their style all the time, right? Sometimes their old output just wasn’t working, sometimes they just fancy a change and other times everyone leaves at once and they have to suddenly rebrand. It happens. And when it does, it can often be hit-and-miss. Now, let’s not start big old fights about the “Orchestrafication” of BiSH or anything like that, but instead how about we experiment with new looks and styles for our favourite idols, then pray to a divine entity that these terrible results don’t happen for real! Continue reading
The Americans are taking over the Fun! In the spirit of the 4th of July, us Yanks with no social media savvy have wrested control of the Friday Fun away from our resident British monarch, Kerrie.
This revolution should in no way be seen as Kerrie’s punishment for last Friday’s Fun, #AltIdolBabyShower, leaking a little too far into reality.
Other than SENANAN taking the idea literally, the rest of you were surprisingly well behaved.
As we recover from our raucous Independence Day celebrations of hot dogs, monster trucks, fireworks and Pabst Blue Ribbon (ed. actually I just binged Stranger Things and had a Chinese chicken salad), we ask you to imagine, what would our land of the free and home of the brave look like if had been founded by idols, for idols?
- What if the Constitutional Congress had been run like a BiS audition?
- What if Zero-chan had crossed the icy Delaware wielding a baseball bat with nails in it?
- What if Hanako-san had gotten to add a few amendments to the Bill of Rights?
- What if Melon Batake a Go-Go had their very own State?
So, Montero’s pegnate.
As one might expect with an idol pragnancy, this has brought Zekkyou60 to a bittersweet end. And sometimes, as proven in the past, bittersweet endings can make for great Friday Fun fodder, as we cry through our memes.
This is going to be all about the pergenat lady of the hour, as we collectively celebrate Montero’s incoming fetus and predict what a party for a pregonate titan as herself would be like. Oh, and all your oshis are invited to the fake baby shower.
Yeah, this is probably gonna enter weird territory.
This week’s hashtag is #AltIdolBabyShower. And to think, I didn’t even get the opportunity to use “pregananant” in this post.
*Alternatively you could imagine your own oshi is prefnat if you want this to get into super-weird territory.
Psst, well done last week!