Tag Archives: H!P

Generation TEN

The big news circulating the H!P water cooler lately has been the confirmation of 10th generation auditions for Morning Musume.   Many fans of the “golden age” are excited about the possible reinstating of yearly auditions, while others say it’s far too soon for more members, especially since the four …

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‘Koi ni Booing Boo’: Kinda Sloppy

Since Smileage’s major debut, I’ve been following every release and it’s been somewhat of a rollercoaster. ‘Yumemiru Fifteen’ was strong entry, but then it was followed by a lazily put-together ‘Gambaranakutemo Eenende!’. Then it was followed by the obscurely loud ‘Onaji Jikyuu de Hataraku Tomodachi no Bijin Mama’ which threw …

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Majidesuka Ska: Half n’ Half.

Remember my post where I stated how excited I was about this single, and how great the song preview was? The 30-second preview was fantastic—it finally took a break from what fans dubbed “emo musume”, and the way the new members were showcased in the beginning was great. Sadly, the …

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Not A Home Run, But Still A Double

A hit is a hit. And even though we might be disappointed that it’s not the huge success that we all hope for, bit by bit we take steps towards the right direction. It wasn’t until recently that I sat down and took some time with S/mileage’s Short Cut PV. …

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