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Coolest Hobby In The World

I want to be this guy/girl when I grow up… I love the sound design for this video. It’s all quiet except for some crinkling of packages, filling of liquids, and scraping of utensils. Also, this stuff is edible. It’s like gummy candy. Thanks Nolon for the link, David

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Kojima Haruna’s 2nd PB: With a Vengeance

On March 15th, a heavenly gift will descend upon us mortals, as “Onna no Ko no Kamisama”— Kojima’s second photobook, will be released. It’s said that she traveled to Hawaii for the PB shooting, which is pretty a pretty ambitious location. I expect her second book to sell way more …

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160K+ Sold in the Name of Tomochin.

Official first week results for Dear J: 163,000 units sold, nearly doubling the sum of her first-day sales. I couldn’t have predicted these numbers; it’s pretty remarkable, seeing how the last female artist to sell more than 150K was 4 years ago. It’s always good to see a surge of …

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This is what happens when you do it right.

Itano Tomomi’s major debut solo single, “Dear J” released on the 26th and the first sales day numbers have arrived: 86,681. To put this into perspective, it sold more than any AKB subunit’s first day numbers that I know of; selling nearly twice as much as “Watarirouka Hashiritai”, “No3b”, and …

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Valentine Day Kiss from Tsukasa

I’m really liking the Watarirouka version of Valentine Kiss. So much that I went back to look up the original version by Kokusho Sayuri. But even better I found the Karaoke version from Lucky Star. For those of you who don’t know/remember Lucky Star had the main characters singing Karaoke …

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‘Project SUB48’

Looks like pent-up frustration from having no recent AKB subs finally blew its top, as a massive subbing effort was created in just a few days, and still growing! If you are interested in helping out in any way (translating, timing, quality check, etc), you can post here, saying what …

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