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Music reviews!

Hello! it’s been a while and i finally have a bunch of new music that I would love to share with you, some is both kpop and jpop enjoy!!

5. CRUSH “Woo ah”- I was a hard choose between 9 to 5 and this, but hands down this song is my fave so far. Crush is bringing his R&B style again which I love so much. The songs tells about how much he love someone and the Mv was just..like… wow. The woah part was ok,  but after listening to it for a while its such a great song to pump up your morning, making you want to make coffee for your love one or something like that lol. My fave part is the little bit of rapping he put near the end of the song since I love hip hop right now. Overall the music as amazing as expected by Crush and the MV was very colourful and romantic.

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YASS CRUSH <3<3

MV:[MV] Crush(크러쉬) _ woo ah(우아해) – YouTube

Music Video: 5/5

Song: 5/5

Overall: 5/5

4. ANGRYME: :”Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku/ Itoshima Distance/ Koi Nara Tokku ni Hajimatteru”- I haven’t listened to lot of Morning Musume sub units, but this song appeals to me in some way  <3. The song is very catchy to my ear, however the music video was a bit off to me in some areas. The costume were very colourful and unique, but i didn’t really get it in a way since the song is about love and their costume where a bit off from the concept. The dancing was actually really good, and the visuals that zooms into each member has the most amazing shot and literally all the members were flawless. Overall the song is very catchy, but the music video visual was ok.

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Sing it! <3<3<3<3

MV:アンジュルム『糸島Distance』(ANGERME [Itoshima Distance]) – YouTube

Music Video: 3.4/5

Song: 4/5

Overall: 3.7/5

3. Kana Nishino: “Anata no Sukina Tokoro” – I actually really love Nishino songs, and this song was overall so cute! The visuals are every childlike in some ways and shows a very cute side of Nishino. Her vocal skills are to die for and she literally killed it singing this song. This sounds like an anime ending a bit and I think this is from an anime? but i’m not to sure. Overall this is song is very enlightening and I love the visual and Nishino herself <3.

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MV:Kana Nishino – Anata no Sukina Tokoro (Full PV) – YouTube

Music Video 4/5

Song: 4/5

Overall: 4/5

2. NMB48: “Amagami Hime”-OMG THIS SONG THO ❤ <3. Like omg this song was literally so good. This actually reminds me of SKE48 coupling single Sekai ga Naiteru Nara. The visual is like literally like i’m watching a movie. The story was a bit odd as i didn’t get why their eating eachother arms? but the song is very catchy and the visuals are like AMAZING. Sayaka literally was bae lol <3, like omg idk I guess cuz this song fits her personality and she literally a badass stealing food lol like she can literally steal stuff from me also LOL. Anyways overall it was an amazing song, the concept of the video was a bit off with the eating each others arms, but overall it was AMAZING!!! Sayaka literally killed it and also Milky and everyone else in NMb48, i’m so proud!! ❤ ❤

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YASS SAYAKA SLAY <3333 I ❤ you!
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That arm tho yum!

MV: VOZ48 – [MV] NMB48 14th single – Amagami Hime -full ver.- | Facebook

Music Video: 5/5

Song: 5/5

Overall: 5/5

1. Tiffany Hwang: “I Just Wanna Dance” – YASS LIKE FINALLY, I actually literally waited for this album to come out for so LONG. I actually waited for this music video to come out during school today lol at like around 9:00am. The song actually fit Tiffany style of music and the visuals where like OMG <3. I’m so happy with how the song went and the whole album itself. I actually like her song “What do I do” a lot and it’s in english also! The song was literally perfect style of pop mixed in with a bit of R&B and ballad. This song won’t appeal to everyone, but it a different approached from SM and i’m glad they took the chance to give this unique flavors of music to Tiffany. And also can’t forget Tiffany herself which she literally killed it! Overall I love this song and this MV was like perfect, such as herself and her album. Oh and if you don’t already know this Tiffany is my ultimate bias in kpop and i’m so happy she got this solo! FIGHTHING ❤

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Tiffany Hwang ❤
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Dance it! ❤

MV:TIFFANY 티파니_ I Just Wanna Dance_Music Video – YouTube

Music Video: 5/5

Song: 5/5

Overall: 5/5

 

 

 

WOTA 101: How To Handle Your Oshimen’s Graduation

No one can really prepare you for the emotional aspects of joining a JPOP fandom.

When you find an Idol group, even if it’s by mistake, you suddenly become part of a legacy. Something bigger than you think it really is. You don’t yet know that you’ll adapt your personal life to these idols. You don’t know that someday you’ll believe clicking on that music video was the very best decision you ever made.

As you watch this music video you begin to shift focus to a face that draws you in. Whats her name? How old? Is she new? Is she an original member? Why doesn’t she have many lines?  Suddenly, you’re focused on someone you didn’t know 4 minutes ago. You have an Oshimen!!

One video leads to another, that video furthers curiosity, and curiosity welcomes you into your new fandom. So, she becomes the member you want to see perform! You notice her flaws have improved and her style has changed. You feel genuinely happy for the group.

Before you know it, 1 week turns into a year.. You know everything by now, you’ve never missed an event, live stream, blog post or anything.

She starts to do variety shows all by herself, magazines, photobooks. She’s finally the Idol she aimed to be. And it’s all thanks to the fans and group.

She’s made friends, foes and bravely fought her own battles.

She stands on stage, infront of thousands of eyes gazing upon her journey. She announces her graduation and time seems to stand still.

“What?” Thats all I could say at the time.

Now you feel it, clicking on that music video a few years ago lead to the emptiness you feel on their graduation. However, you wouldn’t change it for the world. To this day, you’ll never regret clicking on that video.

My ultimate oshimen is Tanaka Reina, became a fan in 2009. Kusumi Koharu had just graduated. From the start I knew it was Something Reina would do too. You just never really prepared for it. The graduation of Kamei Eri, JunJun and LinLin was so sad.. I still didn’t fully understand it until I entered the AKB48 fandom in 2010.  Takahashi Ai from Morning Musume had announced her graduation along with AKB48 members and so on.

None of that really prepared me for when Reina left.. Almost three years later, I still haven’t re-adapted to Morning Musume. Despite how much I love Maachan, I’m not sure it’ll ever be the same.

 

Don’t get me wrong, I’m so happy I have Sato Masaki to ground me into the fandom. Without having someone to cheer on I would’ve left by now.

So, my advice to you

  1. Enjoy your oshimen now, because “now”  won’t be here in 3- 5 years!
  2. Before your oshimen graduates, find a newer member you like! By the time your oshimen graduates you’ll at least have a reason to support her legacy.
  3. Its okay to take a break, we all need one.. Just don’t forget how hard they worked to keep the fanbase. Don’t let it go to waste.
  4. Your oshimen isn’t dying!! They are just changing their career path! Be happy for them!
  5. Avoid the “Uta Hell” (Uta, a Hello!Project member that graduated early on causing her fans to be so upset). Sometimes fans actually face depression after their oshimen  leaves. Its okay to be sad and cry!! But don’t allow your oshimen’s graduation to dictate your health. Remember, she’s a hobby (a HUGELY SIGNIFICANT hobby),  not your girlfriend haha.

If you have any other tips by all means add them!! 

Sunakku!

I should’ve mentioned Miyazawa Sae but the reason I wrote this is because lately the Hello!Project community is even more depressed about Kamei Eri, Yuukarin and Uta as well.. Maro..  Riho.. MeiMei.. Zukki.. stay strong my fellow wotas.. 

TOP 10 IDOL SCANDALS

Well, whats a good idol group/ variety icon without some ”omg” scandals?  I’ve decided to leave out Miichan and Sasshi’s scandal because they’ve gotten enough attention.

10.  Becky’s affair! 

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Recently Japan’s most famous variety idol has been losing sleep over her affair with a married Man. Becky and Kawatoni Enon have worked together on variety series. The singer, Enon, despite being married fell in love with Becky. Under deep lust, love and affair he even brought her over to meet his family!! His wife’s health has deteriorated over not being able to eat. She has filed for a divorce and Becky and Enon continue their relationship despite beind advised otherwise. Love.. you think you know what it is… then your whole world can change! Good luck Becky!

9. “Koreans Look Like This”

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Tisk, tisk tisk! International fans of Morning Musume felt extremely hurt and sad after a hugely controversial blog post. Tanaka Reina of Morning Musume has always made it clear that both KPOP and Korea are at the very bottom of the list of what she likes. With that being said Reina in general is a hard to please Idol, thats why I love her so much. Despite that, when the blog post about ”ugly korean eyes” was posted I was taken back and shocked. The remaining members of generation 6 had all participated in photos mocking their image of Koreans. Within a few hours the blog post was removed and apologies were written.

Michishige Sayumi’s apology barely touched the subject. And Reina did not apologize at all expressing she’s made people feel uncomfortable and it was inexcusable of her . She assured she wouldn’t post such opinions again.  Kamei Eri and management made a full apology regarding the incident.

8. Third time a charm

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Milky, milky, milky… 👏

By this point she knows she can get away with anything. Since 2010 she’s been caught three separate times with men and makes a half-assed apology. Regardless of her scandals, I’m more surprised with management! Either hire every girl that was fired for scandal or fire Miyuki.. I’m sick of AKB48’s double standards and hypocracy. That’s the real scandal here, the way management in every idol group can either bend rules or throw you out the window. Where is the back bone in agencies? Treat every girl fairly and equally even in punishments.

7. Not So Charmy After All 

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This has got to be my favourite scandal to look back on! Very rarely do we get to see Idols get real. However, someone secretly recorded Morning Musume’s Ishikawa Rika bashing her middle-aged fans. She was tired of being sexualized and began ranting about how the Idol industry turns women into objects. The worse part about this.. THEY MADE HER APOLOGIZE!! HAHAHA wow! Another example of an awesome management team! Well, I guess with her being Charmy she upholds her sweet image. She’s part of my favourite generation of Momusu and my favourite idol group v-u-den!

6. Insta-woah! (A lot of uncertainties regarding this) 

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Mayuyu, so innocent, so kind and so caught red handed. It’s highly suspected that Nishino Miki leaked senpai Watanabe Mayu’s instagram account. Mayuyu had posted some interesting photos of her treating cold sores and so on.. Mayuyu was also bashing Haruppi and Sakura about having a lot of  plastic surgery being so young ! As of right now, everyone is denying this was Mayuyu. What makes it interesting though is that the account was deleted BEFORE the scandal surfaced.. If it was just a troll how would they have known to delete it before the issue even came up. Unless it was Mayuyu who was confronted and deleted it before fans could dig in.

5. Fried Chicken Frenzy

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By far, the F U N N I E S T scandal of all time! S/mileage’s Wada Ayaka had a heated argument with her staff member after a performance.  It’s unclear what exactly the argument was about. All we know is that Wada got so angry that she flung a piece of fried chicken at him. The reason this is so funny us because she’s a sweet, innocent Buddhist who never gets angry! And FRIED CHICKEN! Not a pen, not a rock but fried chicken! Lol i can’t 😂😂😂

4. Toilet Paper

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So if you don’t know who Matsuura Aya is, you really can’t say you know much about Japanese Icon’s at all. One day, photos surfaced of Matsuura-sama bringing toilet paper into someone’s house. The fact that it was toilet paper is kind of funny 😂.

She stayed the night and was photographed the next day leaving the house without toilet paper. So apparently fans immediately assumed something sexual went down. Who knows for sure? Either way that darn toilet paper never made it out of that house.

3. Takamina’s 20th Birthday party

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Oh my gawd!

OH HOT DAMN was this scandal ever shocking! Last year photos surfaced of Takamina and Miichan from a few years ago doing some suggestive photos with ”staff members” one man was even photographed naked, I don’t want to post those types of photos on our site. You can find them though.

2. Those Gaijin though

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I think we can all agree Acchan personally wasn’t ready for her graduation but did it so others could have a chance to shine. Oshima Yuko, who was still a member at the time chased after Maeda out of a restaurant. Maeda had tears streaming down her face for an unknown reason. Yuko went out to comfort her and after a while two gaijin men held the girls and brought them back inside.

NUMBER 1

Saddest Idol in the world.

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Kago Ai suffered from serious depression during her last year of Morning Musume. Despite having hundreds of more members AKB48 has less scandals than Hello!Project. Whether it was Iida Kaori dry humping a man, Ishiguro Aya quitting due to pregnancy. Yaguchi Mari going AWOL over night from a boyfriend to years later having an affair. The entire 6th gen having scandals, Fujimoto Miki leaving for her husband. Kusumi Koharu admitting she used Morning Musume. Wada Ayaka hating foreigners. Maro constantly crying for attention by bashing her weight.  Natsuyaki Miyabi’s boyfriend scandal, Suzuki Airi bashing smokers, the list just doesn’t end for hello!project! Thats why I love them so much, they keep it real. 💗👍

However, Kago Ai was the saddest, she began smoking at a young age to gain approval from an older man. She was blinded by love despite his age and intentions. After the scandal went public he dumped her. She felt like she had no one and slit her wrists to end it all. She seemed to have recovered over the years but she recently revealed her husband was abusive and took her baby and left.

Aibon, we love you deeply and care so much about you! We’re always cheering you on! Continue to work hard

ALRIGHT

Thats all for today!!

 

Thank yoooou!! ( ´ ▽ ` )

I love every single name I mentioned today, this was not intended to offend anyone!!

 

Sunakku

 

Yoshizawa Hitomi is Pregnant! YAAY

With great joy I want to wish Yoshizawa Hitomi a happy, healthy and wonderful pregnancy.

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Yoshizawa ‘Yossy’joined morning Musume back in 2000 along with three others, Ishikawa Rika, Kago Ai and Tsuji Nozomi. They were the revolutionary generation that changed the perception of idols  in Japan.

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Yossy is often given credit for opening the door for boyish girls to succeed in Japan’s music industry. She was trained by senpai Yasuda Kei to become an Idol to respect, adore and above all remember. She was the last generation to join under the leadership of Morning Musume’s original leader, Nakazawa Yuko. After Nakazawa-sama’s graduation, Iida Kaori became the leader and broadened a more youthful image allowing young Yossy to further express her ”faux lesbian” image. Despite obvious difficulties, Yoshizawa managed to work hard during her early idol years. The years of Iida Kaori as leader and Goto Maki as ace are known as the beginning golden age of Morning Musume. This was because both Goto and Iida encouraged members to promote their individual talents.

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Nakazawa Yuko and Yoshizawa Hitomi

Leader Iida and senpai Kei opened so many doors for Yossy!

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Yossy and Goto Maki

 

Fans and Japanese media alike continued to ship Yossy and Charmy (Ishikawa Rika) as a couple for an entire decade. They were Japan’s favourite comedy during the early to mid 2000s.

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Ishikawa Rika graduation

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Yoshizawa became the 4th leader of Morning Musume seemingly overnight after Yaguchi Mari quit due to a groundbreaking scandal.

Her years of leadership would see the end of Morning Musume’s golden era and the rise of the National Idols, AKB48. Yoshizawa did her best to keep Morning Musume relevant and successful during their defeat. However, Morning Musume remained where the top begins. They are still a large staple in JPOP.

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Niigaki Risa, Yoshizawa Hitomi, Kamei Eri, Fujimoto Miki, Takahashi Ai, Tanaka Reina, Michishige Sayumi and Mitsui Aika + Kusumi Koharu in the middle

After Miki’s center position seemed to gain less attention than expected a new route was taken.

Tanaka Reina, Takahashi Ai and Niigaki Risa stepped forward as the aces. Thus the platinum era began. Yoshizawa handed her leadership torch to Miki and shortly after she handed it to Takahashi Ai.

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Reina, Risa and Ai

Yoshizawa has continued to work hard ever since her graduation in 2007.  Now she has a new project, raising a beautiful baby! I’m so happy I cried happy tears!!

What a journey, she’s been part of 2 eras in Jpop and her boyish legacy is carried on by idols like Miyazawa Sae and The Hoopers. I can’t forget to mention the current ikemen Kudo Haruka of Morning Musume!!

CONGRATULATIONS,

Love Sunakku

… i totally don’t have a crush on Yossy anymore you  guys! Just kidding! She was my very first idol crush!

Suzuki Kanon Graduation

Zukki!!

Morning Musume is the most important part of my life. That is why I’m taking the time to fully reflect on the past 5 years of knowing Suzuki Kanon as an Idol.

As a wota, we build close connections to idols and are glad to watch them grow up.. So when I heard Suzuki Kanon was leaving Morning Musume in order to work in Family Services I realized just how important she really is to the world.

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Only a strong girl can graduate at the height of her fame to help people succeed the way she has. Zukki, thank you for growing up strong, happy and selfless. She’s been through a lot these past few years. Under constant stress to control her weight not knowing her chubby cheeks were a charm point.

In 2011 she was selected along with Fukumura Mizuki (current leader), Sayashi Riho(graduated this December) and Ikuta Erina (cutest person ever). They made up the 9th generation of Morning Musume and helped revive Morning Musume from their lowest point of success. Zukki helped evolve Morning Musume into the ongoing colourful era, she certainly made a lasting impression and I will support her as she begins to evolve society.

 

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GOOD LUCK

Sunakku

 

AKB48 and Kpop Look alikes

Ever wonder what you oshimen or bias look alike would be well here are some that you may know or this page might to a surprise!

6. K will and Daesung from Big Bang, never in my mind would I notice the famous Daesung look like to be K will ❤ , damn do they look like twins!

5. L from Infinite and Paruru from AKb48, this was also a shock seeing these two straight faces looking alike, even their glaring is the same just look at it! ❤ now they, could be consider as siblings.

4. Nozawa Rena from AKB48 and Hoshino Minami from Nogizaka46, these two hairstyles and smiles are the cuties, but whats also cute is how they look the same also! like sisters!

3. Yoona from SNSD and Krystal Jung from F(x), these two lovely ladies from the same company just don’t only share the same stage, but also look similar! I’m guessing secretly Jessica didn’t tell us of her second sister Yoona yet! JOKES

2. Miyazawa Sae and Choi Sooyoung, ever since I watched Hellp Baby by SNSD I can’t help, but see the similarities between our beloved Sae and Sooyoung, damn do they suit the short hair nicely! ❤ ❤

  1. Jessica Jung former SNSD and SinB or Hwang Eun Bi from Gfriend, the most shocking encounter I ever had, both my bias looking like twin! damn that shocking, most people already know this, but I can’t help but see a bit of ice princess in SinB when she has a straight face! Love you SinB ❤ ❤

Well I hope you enjoyed some of these look a likes well I did hahah, anyways HAVE A NICE DAY READERS!~ ❤

I currently don’t have new music for you guys to listen to so I’ll do flash back Thursday in some of my favourite songs!

why not try some K will songs such as “Don’t please..” here (p.s the ending might be shocking wink wink): 케이윌 (K.will) – 이러지마 제발 (Please don’t … – YouTube

Also why not try a really old song from SNSD my fave songs of all time Kissing you here (p.s the Seohyung is soooooo cute here! <3) : SNSD – Kissing You MV HQ – YouTube

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By: Kosupure ❤