My Favorite J-Pop Idols and J-Pop Artist, August 2016.

August 30, 2016

I do this twice a year in January and July, because I went on a 2 week vacation last month. I’ve decide to this in August, I did the same thing in 2014.

My Top 25 Favorite J-Pop Idols, singers, or whatever. These days the definition of it can be very vague.

25. Haruna Ogata (Morning Musume).

When I went to see Morning Musume at Anime Matsuri in Houston earlier this year, believe it or not she was the first one that caught my eye. I always thought she was kinda cute, seeing her in person was I thought she was just super cute.

And she also looks really good in bikini.5378034424. Honoka Akimoto (Team Syachihoko).

I was really into her I guess for a couple of years or so, then I just lost interest in her. Earlier this year I’ve started to get back to kinda following her, she’s just as fun and funny and beautiful as ever.akimoto01_gravure0123. Karin Ogino (Yumemiru Adolescence).

I don’t fantasize about her anymore, those were great times. I still enjoy following her and her group.Cjsae1lUYAAMcp622. Moa Kikuchi (BABYMETAL).

I’ve always like her ever since she was with Sakura Gakuin, that seem like a long time ago.tumblr_o6g2ecJ3YC1us4326o1_128021. Sayaka Yamamoto (NMB48).

She’s going to release a solo album, at the end of October. She will also write and compose a few songs on the album.NMB48 Sayaka Yamamoto Full Throttle on Shonen Magazine 01020. Mayu Watanabe (AKB48).

Taking about releasing solo albums, wasn’t Mayu suppose to release a solo album this year. I haven’t heard anything about that for the longest time, same with that solo single.819. Yuna Sekine (Cheeky Parade).

I’m sorry I really can’t think of anything to write about her, except I really enjoy listening to her talk. I’m all ears when she speaks.Cno8uL-VUAAbehv18. Seira Jonishi (Tokyo Performance Doll).

She’s just absolutely beautiful and sexy, seeing her person in San Francisco at the J-Pop summit was a big thrill for me. She’s as beautiful in person as she looks  in her pictures, I think she’s a cousin of Kei Jonishi. So I’ve read in a few places.

About couple of weeks ago August 14th, was her birthday. Happy belated 20th birthday, Seira.CaxVvU0UcAEScQz17. Nao Sakura (Team Syachihoko).

Very few idols I enjoy following more than her, even when my interest in Team Syachihoko was diminishing which it was at one time. I was always checking her out. I don’t think their’s an idol I want to hang out for a good time more than her. She cut her hair short earlier this year, I prefer long hair. But she looks super cute in short hair.

Her birthday is a day after mine on September 10th. Happy 19th birthday in advance, Nao.tumblr_o34tceuBbX1trwfxdo3_128016. Kanako Momota (Momoiro Clover Z).

I’m really looking forward to seeing her and Momoiro Clover Z in New York City on November 19th, got my tickets already.5189500315. Kanna Hashimoto (Rev. from DVL).

Rev. from DVL haven’t release anything much this year, I guess it’s because Kanna is doing a few stuff outside of the group.13568758_647120602111183_5037919514828633532_o14. Miyuki Watanabe (NMB48).

Since she graduated from NMB48 on August 9th, I wasn’t going to include her in this ranking. Since I usually do this in July and it’s Milky, what the hell. She will be missed.tumblr_o1tnxuY0dr1sgvptro6_128013. Meru Tashima (HKT48).

I really enjoy following her on Google+, she always does a post everyday. She usually post good pictures and videos also.meruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu12. Maria Makino (Morning Musume).

A master at fan service, maybe not quite a master yet. She really knows how to please her fans, and make new fans. Or depending who are, you may find her somewhat annoying. I think Haruna Ogata is more of a master of fan service.65204_85353_333111. Kei Jonishi (NMB48).

This really sucks, I’m not really seeing her as much as before.tumblr_nmce275UQP1rf50epo1_128010. Mai Shiraishi (Nogizaka46).

If she was to dye her hair black, that’s probably her natural hair color. Anyways if she had black hair she would look like Mayu Watanabe.20160503_1015_0189. Haruna Iikubo (Morning Musume).

I sill can’t get over how I failed to notice her when I was basically standing beside her, in Houston at Anime Matsuri. Just me and my friend with Morning Musume, for about minute. When I finally realize who I was standing beside with, and got over shock. They started to head out, talk about a miss opportunity.img201601201429064448. Seran Mizoroigi (Cheeky Parade).

I’m afraid the days of her being my J-Pop sexual fantasy girl has ended, she’s still a lot fun and very funny at least I think so. And I still find her cute, so she’s still worth following.Clyusi9UgAE0EA17. Asami Watanabe (Cheeky Parade).

She has change her hairstyle again, I wonder if this will become a yearly thing. Regardless how she has her hair, I think she’s just absolutely gorgeous.CoiHEmGVMAAMJ_z6. Miki Shimomura (Fairies).

My new J-Pop sexual fantasy girl, no that’s not true. No one will ever replace Seran Mizorogi in that department, I do fantasize sexual about her quite often.tumblr_o6wonbXQOa1rzneyjo2_12805. Ai Negishi (PASSPO).

It seems like I’ve been following her and PASSPO for a long time, actually I guess I have. Since I first heard of them and became a fan about 3 or 4 months after I discovered J-Pop, she’s turning 24 next month. For some reason I think she’s a lot older.CoRYU2SUMAApyh84. Yukafin Doll (Afilia Saga).

I thought she was suppose to graduated from Afilia Saga earlier this year, when I saw her on the cover of Afilia Saga latest single. I was very surprise she was still in the group, I’ve been trying to find out about her graduation. It seem like it’s all been forgotten, no one is mentioning it. Which is find by me.CoYKWShUkAAW9V43. Hitomi Arai (Tokyo Girls’ Style).

I was going to write something sexual about her, but I’m sorry. I just can’t say anything bad about her, it’s not bad some would say sexual feelings is healthy. But, you know what I mean.ClEs53wXIAAoE4P2. Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48).

Does anyone know of any Yukirin news lately that’s of any relevant and worth checking out.tumblr_ntzkzoz2Pq1u1rt3jo1_12801. Haruna Kojima (AKB48).

Still no date about her graduation, but I think she’s still good for one AKB48 single. And I’m not talking about the one were fans voted you on.AKB48 Haruna Kojima Cute and Sexy on Smart Magazine 001_________________________________________________________________________________________

My Top 20 Favorite J-Pop Group.

20. Babyraids JAPAN.

I’m starting to find them a little boring to follow, I hope this changes. I really enjoy this group.CmCspnFVYAAORH419. Tokyo Girls’ Style.

Ever since they became a 4 member group, it seems they’ve been doing less activities. But, they are releasing a new single “Shinkai” tomorrow.CkKEBaDUgAA4Uyo18. Team Syachihoko.

My interest in them has started to pick up since earlier this year, after it was declining a little bit for a while there. Yuzu Ando is still on indefinite hiatus, I hope she comes back soon. Or, that she comes back all.CfrIeV1UIAA2maK17. C-ute.

They’ve announce they will disband in June of next year, that’s like almost a year from now. So, I won’t really say anything about this just yet. They’re sentimental favorite of mine, so this is shitty news.new-pv-release-c-ute-summer-wind16. 9nine.

Just when I was really staring to get into “Umika Kawashima” earlier this year, she graduates on July 23rd. I really like 9nine even before I really thought anything of her, cause I really didn’t before. So this shouldn’t really matter, I think it will. I will definitely miss her, for a while a couple of months ago. She was probably the J-Pop idol I was fantasizing about the most.CaiOrPdVAAABrCG15. Fairies.

Whenever theirs an Anime Convention here in North Amierica, I’m always requesting them to invite this group. I’ve even requested a couple times for them as guest at J-Pop summit in San Francisco. This group is just becoming more and more sexier, each time I see them.CjJLanZUYAIvGO314. Country Girls.

I just love this group, to me everything they do is all win. I’m very sad about about Manaka Inaba graduating on August 4th, due to health reasons.6KKuJsc13. Tokyo Performance Doll.

They’re probably ranked just a little higher than they should be, I guess because I just saw them last month at the J-Pop summit in San Francisco. I actually considered not attending, I like them but not enough to drive 3 or 4 days to see them. I like Seira Jonishi who I would love just to see, but she’s no Hitomi Arai. I’m glad I did go, had a lot of fun there with group. I’m actually following them very closely since seeing them.20160703_TPD1_offshot_toukou12. Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku.

My interest in them is declining a little bit, mainly due they’re not doing much activities and ain’t releasing much lately. At least it seems like it to me.91q5BdCdvAL__SL1500_11. NMB48.

I will still like NMB48, not having Milky. Will hurt.ChNeWatVEAEZESo10. SKE48.

They’ve had a lot members graduate the last several years, at least they’re being replaced by some cute members. I don’t really follow SKE48 that much, I think I like them better now. They seem a lot more fresh and fun.CnO7nd4UMAA2GuL9. Nogizaka46.

All things being equal, I think they’re very close to AKB48 level. Maybe even little above AKB48. Then again maybe not they’re having great singles sales, it’s a little misleading the same can be said about AKB48.ay6Rkqs8. Yumemiru Adolescence.

This group has it all, and Kyouka is just developing very well.CoWg5tJUMAE6qScI think this is very funny them doing the Domobics dance, which Tokyo Performance Doll keep doing at the J-Pop Summit. Or at least this is what I think it is.ConnrJHVIAE40Av7. HKT48.

Make Meru Tashima center again, I need to see more Meru.4433cb2db805443bb04503ed8ec059d46. PASSPO.

They’re doing more activities this year, last year they barely did anything. I like them, but for the longest time it was hard to find anything new on them. And is Naomi Anzai ever becoming a sexpot「NO%20MUSIC,%20NO%20IDOL」vol_110%20PASSPO☆5. SUPER GiRLS.

3 of their 4 singles in the last 3 years, have been summer singles. I was going to say find by me, bikinis on the cover. Unfortunately not this year, 3 years ago they didn’t either. Must because of those very young new members.

On June 25th Rina Katsuta and Reira Arai graduated from the group. They lose 2 members added 5 new members.img_SuperGirls_AS_2016_0348414. Momoiro Clover Z.

They will be doing a concert in New York City on November 19th, I will going to that concert.tumblr_nx54t2RaJv1r6njvto1_12803. Cheeky Parade.

For now they will be a 7 member group as Marin Yamamoto & Mariya Suzuki, I think will be on a 2 year hiatus to study in Los Angeles, USA. Also going with them will “GEM” member Maya Takeda, I wrote in one of my post she was graduated from the group. It’s not true just like the other 2 she will be just on hiatus.CqmSsptUIAECv3X2. Morning Musume.

I guess just before I went to see them in February at Houston for Anime Matsuri, my interest in them was probably as low as it ever was since I started to get to really into them during the Summer of 2012. The decline started around the end of the summer of 2014, it’s not has bad as it sounds. Although it was at the lowest its been since I started following them, it was still a lot higher than almost all the idol group I like. I guess the only bad thing about this was I really didn’t get to know the 12th generation that well. Ever since that time in Houston my interest them has been going up, it’s probably higher now than it ever was. And it hasn’t even reach it’s peak yet. Right now they’re the group I’m paying the most attention too, and this includes AKB48. I said the same thing a few times a couple of years ago, in reality that wasn’t really the case. This time it really is.BM0OOac1. AKB48.

It’s been a long, long while now. I really find them very frustrating to follow, I don’t even know where to start. If anything they have quantity if not quality.

It’s been going on almost forever but I really hate when they have other members from their sister groups on their singles, it was bad then. It’s just getting worse and worse. A lot more I could say what I don’t like, then this go on forever.

Since I don’t have a problem with AKB48 Team 8, I’ll post picture of them.

Team 8.

Team 8.

 

 


SKE48 20th Single “Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai”, First Week Sales.

August 26, 2016

SKE48 20th single “Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai”, which was released on August 17, 2016. Sold 251,639 copies in it’s first week of release to ranked number one, on the oricon weekly singles chart. This Aya Shibata last single with SKE48, her graduation concert is today August 26th. Her last SKE48 activities will August 31st, I guess she’s leaving the group after that.

This single was release in 9 versions, including the Theater Edition.

Video – http://vimeo.com/179134430 .

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

Regular Edition Type A Cover.

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

Limited Edition Type B Cover.

Regular Edition Type B Cover.

Regular Edition Type B Cover.

Limited Edition Type C Cover.

Limited Edition Type C Cover.

Regular Edition Type C Cover.

Regular Edition Type C Cover.

Limited Edition Type D Cover.

Limited Edition Type D Cover.

Regular Edition Type D Cover.

Regular Edition Type D Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 35, August 29, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai – SKE48 (08/17/2016) (251,639).

* 16th number one single for SKE48.

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

2. Joyride ~Kanki no Drive~ – Exile (08/17/2016) (67,800).91Yz8e2YA7L__SL1500_3. Uta no Prince Sama Shining Dream CD – Day Dream / Night Dream (08/17/2016) (35,507).ClpPP52UoAA5gzw4. Junai Chaos – Tokyo Performance Doll (08/17/2016) (34,643).

* I saw them at the J-Pop Summit in San Francisco, last month.junai-chaostokyo-performance-doll-480685_15. Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana – SMAP (03/05/2003) (33,223) (2,760,262).

* SMAP announce their disbanding a couple of weeks ago, so it brought a resurgence in both their singles and album sales. That’s just to name two.122364_2_f6. Watashi Rashiku Ikite Mitai / Kimi no You ni Naritai – Little Glee Monster (08/17/2016).cover7. Hoshi no Nai Yoru Dakara / Kaette Oide – drop (08/16/2016) (22,159).

Wow, drop makes the Top 10 with their 1st major single. Sales a very good also. I don’t really have much opportunity to mention drop here, I don’t know if I mention this before or not. I really have very big crush on Misato Misaki for a long time now.CoSe975UsAAEaEw8. Just Do It – FTIsland (08/17/2016) (22,104).CnD7Pq4VYAA5xxg9. Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai – Keyakizaka46 (17,916) (340,982).

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10. Chouchou Musubi – Aimer (08/17/2016) (13,016).aimer______________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

12. Summer Chance!! – Yurika Kubo (08/17/2016) (9,516).Cp4BIqcVYAA9c1I14. The Idolmaster Platinum Master 01 Miracle Night – 765Pro Allstars (08/17/2016) (8,632).91OQNiA1LtL__SL1500_20. Yakusoku ~Promise Code~ – GARNiDELiA (08/17/2016) (5,587).

* I also saw them in San Francisco at the J-Pop Summit, last month.GARNiDELiA_-_Yakusoku_-Promise_code-_lim25. One Chan summer / Endroll – Candy Go! Go! (08/17/2016) (4,666).TECI-51727. Dead or Lie – Maon Kurosaki Feat. Trustrick (08/17/2016) (4,465).1200x1200-7533. Ring wo Kakero! – Pax Puella (08/17/2016) (2,807).81E7aB-sgqL__SL1417_37. Hare Bare Fanfare – Mimi Meme Mimi (08/17/2016) (2,164).01d11fff42. Kiseki ~Mirai e~ – Whiteeeen (08/17/2016) (1,728).CqXa-98VUAAKtBZ71. Aishi no Mermaid – CocoSori (08/16/2016) (987).100_TSIMXC-062

121. Rush N’ Crash – Kamen Rider GIRLS (08/17/2016) (558).仮面ライダーGIRLS-

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 35, August 29, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Just LOVE – Kana Nishino (07/13/2016) (9,829) (239,679).

* 3rd week at number one.14a771ae69ab90a58d892065d67d7fe42. All Time Best Vocalist – Hideaki Tokunaga (08/17/2016) (7,483).Cp-MHVjW8AAgO5p3. Godzilla Resurgence – Original Soundtrack (07/30/2016) (6,431) (24,784).CpW-bZpWEAUnPle4. Rippi-Holic – Riho Iida (08/17/2016) (5,935).s_201607131117235785. Samenai – Spitz (07/27/2016) (5,696) (113,552).醒めない6. Exact (Korean Version) – EXO (06/13/2016) (4,564) (30,181).

* Korean release album.CkwkC79UkAAt7hl7. SMAP Vest – SMAP (03/23/2001) (4,285) (1,802,923).SMAP-BEST8. Yu 13-14 – Unicorn (08/10/2016) (3,953) (28,687).uc_cover_syokai_s9. Mr. No Love – Jun.K (from 2PM) (08/15/2016) (3,846) (4,921).

* Korean release album.NEOIMP-1257010. Ano Hi Ano Toki – Kazumasa Oda (04/20/2016) (3,492) (385,232).71IqINkMelL__SL1500__________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

15. Dearest Dream ~First And Best Moment~ – Dear Kiss (08/16/2016) (3,096).タイプA35. New Generation – Disdol (08/17/2016) (1,410).ComRYWtW8AAOJyw

82. BEST BRGH – Bellring Girls Heart (08/16/2016) (688).Cp83DBvUMAACV8r


Keyakizaka46 2nd Single “Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai”, First Week Sales.

August 22, 2016

6be772fe477919520623da8aadd03086Keyakizaka46 2nd single “Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai”, which was released on August 10th. Sold 323,066 copies in it’s first week of release to ranked number one, on the weekly oricon singles chart. This single was release in 4 versions.

Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyQibhU0QBg .

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

CD+DVD Type B Cover.

CD+DVD Type B Cover.

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CD+DVD Type C Cover.

Regular Edition Cover.

Regular Edition Cover.

 

 

 

 

 

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Oicon Top 10 Singles, Week 34, August 22, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai – Keyakizaka46 (08/10/2016) (323,066).

* Keyakizaka46 2nd number one single.

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

2. Pink Champagne – E-Girls (08/10/2016) (66,028).Cpdmdg7UIAAJ1RZ3. Crossroad – Fairies (08/10/2016) (32,556).81wCSE2WfoL__SL1500_4. Natsu Aji Rendez Vous – M!LK (08/10/2016) (31,922).CpUZjT4VYAAmREQ5. Darling Darling / Kawaita Kiss – Jang Keun Suk (08/10/2016) (29,483).CmNVmhWWYAAbBYT6. Zettai Reido Novatic – Walkure (08/10/2016) (25,042).ワルキューレ-7. Hadashi de Summer – Nogizaka46 (07/27/2016) (16,071) (777,501).

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

8. Boku wa Inai – NMB48 (08/03/2016) (13,058) (317,373).

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9. Summer Summer / Setsunatsuri – Akishibu Project (08/09/2016) (10,727).akisib_jkt_D10. Blaze – Kalafina (08/10/2016) (10,605).cover_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

13. Promise You!! – YuiKaori (08/10/2016) (6,706).

* Kaori Ishihara sure is looking prettier and prettier, each time I see her.YuiKaori_-_Promise_You!!_reg16. The Idolmaster Million Radio! “Radio Theme Song 2 : Turn On Time! – Mirai Kazuga (Haruka Yamazaki), Shizuka Mogami (Azusa Tadokoro), Serika Hakozaki (Momo Asakura) (08/10/2016) (5,101).CnU_WgdUAAElErQ20. Viva La Samba – Flap Girls’ School (08/09/2016) (3,376).91pw-Oe+qnL__SL1500_21. Annani Sukidatta Suumer / Go Go Summer! – Shida Summer Arai Summer (08/10/2016) (3,186).

* Yuumi Shida (Yumemiru Adolescence) and Hitomi Arai (Tokyo Girls’ Style) 2nd and final summer single, at least for now.Cpb2wccWgAAih7d25. Buto Yugi – KOTO (08/09/2016) (2,802).91H5zMYzxFL__SL1500_50. Hibiya Sen Dairy – 2o Love to Sweet Bullet (08/10/2016) (1,026).CpdxUA6VMAA_kR1_______________________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 34, August 22, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Yu 13-14 – Unicorn (08/10/2016) (24,734).

* Unicorn 4th number one album.uc_cover_syokai_s2. Touken Ranbu ~Atsukashiyama Ibun~ – Touken Danshi Team Sanjo with Kashu Kiyomitsu (08/10/2016) (23,575).20160713203352iC5HRkxkFQ2toSDE3. It’s Time – Sungje from Choshinsei (Supernova) (08/10/2016) (18,723).CmhMc2ZVMAA9oqt4. Just LOVE – Kana Nishino (07/13/2016) (11,875) (229,850).14a771ae69ab90a58d892065d67d7fe45. Samenai – Spitz (07/27/2016) (8,724) (107,856).醒めない6. Godzilla Resurgence – Original Soundtrack (07/30/2016) (7,920) (18,353).CpW-bZpWEAUnPle7. Aishite Jazzy – Lady Note from OS U (08/10/2016) (7,671).81gbPyxGVXL__SL1418_8. Amore Amore!!! ~Hito Natsu Koi~ – Manekineko from OS U (08/10/2016) (7,458).81tf3bszIKL__SL1500_9. Monkichi 1 – Monkichi (08/10/2016) (6,870).564bd80ba19dc208f6f55f1288695665_content10. Dear – Hey! Say! JUMP (07/27/2016) (5,617) (280,091).CmQ6wmRVYAAVGoB___________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

17. Recall THE END – Trustrick (08/10/2016) (3,144).71QWzrlPIML__SL1500_

115. Yavay – hy4 4yh (08/10/2016) (470).CnJyfJeUIAAAECn

145. Mirage – Especia (08/10/2016) (402).CoG4F5eVIAANKtv


My Favorite Members In The AKB48 Family, August 2016.

August 17, 2016

30. Saki Takeuchi (SKE48 – Team KII).

I was really into her a couple of years ago, for a short time it seems like now. Then I just completely forgot about her, then I started to get really into her again a couple of months ago. I’ve seems some of her pictures, where she likes to show off her big boobs. I never realize she had big boobs at all, I like to know when they started to develop.12558426_1005865292812962_518785332_n29. Natsumi Matsuoka (HKT48 – Team H Captain).

HKT48 Team H new captain, after Chihiro Anai graduation last month. I didn’t even know she was Co-Captain of Team H, before that.

More than a week ago on August 8th was her birthday. Happy belated 20th birthday, Natsu.43d2089d28. Miori Ichikawa (NMB48 – Team BII).

She’s been looking pretty hot, lately.tumblr_o7j2rennW31shvaeko3_128027. Nanase Nishino (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).tJZFOrE26. Sayuri Matsumura (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

My fascination with her, is starting to wear off. I really don’t know if that’s good thing, or a bad thing. Regardless I still Love her hair, I don’t know why but her hair and Anna Iriyama hair really turn me on.

On August 27th, it will be her birthday. Happy 24th birthday in advance, Sayurin.fl1125. Juri Takahashi (AKB48 – Team 4 Captain).AKB48 Juri Takahashi Determination on Gravure The Television Magazine 00624. Rena Kato (AKB48 – Team B).

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23. Haruka Kodama (HKT48 – Team H and AKB48 – Team K).fa00297d22. JingYi Ju (SNH48 – Team NII).

She was recently voted number one, for SNH48 3rd senbatsu election which was on July 30th.img-75a1918b1a9546324385ac425125b2e021. Nanami Hashimoto (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

Her hair is longer now, I still have to post a picture with her hair longer. I think she looks really nice with long hair, not necessarily better or prettier.oth734995795d8de97bc062941a898263be4fef490ef090520. Yuria Kizaki (AKB48 – Team B Captain).

I’m starting to get a little worried of her status in AKB48, I hope it’s just a feeling. And won’t amount to anything.b9f1b768862c90818dd4757cac4a87f38c9100c119. Ryoha Kitagawa (SKE48 – Team S and AKB48 – Team 4).

Talking status, I think her status in SKE48 is pretty secured. At least for a couple of years, or more I hope. She looks and seems really shy and quiet, I don’t think she is.XWduAeC18. Rie Kitahara (NGT48 Captain – Team NII).

Yeah, she has her sex appeal back.NGT48 Rie Kitahara Maku ga Agaru on Manga Action Magazine 00117. Rino Sashihara (HKT48 – Team H and HKT48 Theater Manager).

I may have mention this before here, I really think she has the cutest (that doesn’t sound annoying) singing voice in the entire AKB48 family. I know she doesn’t look like she has cute singing voice, she really does.HKT48 Rino Sashihara Sashihara Style on Bomb Magazine 001

16. ZheHan Wu (SNH48 – Team SII and Team X).

It’s been about 20 months now that I’ve been head over heels about her, and during that time it hasn’t diminished at all.

On August 26th, it’s her birthday. Happy 21st birthday in advance, Wu Zhe.wuzhehan201512101154i15. Sumire Sato (SKE48 – Team E).

She hasn’t been a senbatsu member in the last 2 SKE48 single, since being in the 1st 4 after she was transferred to SKE48. That’s not a good thing.ChLxU0sU8AAhtPe14. Mion Mukaichi (AKB48 – Team K).AKB48 Mion Mukaichi On And On on Bubka Magazine 00413. Haruka Shimazaki (AKB48 – Team A).5e671ffa828ba61e9b96a1344934970a304e590712. Aika Oota (HKT48 – Team H Captain).

Yes, she’s still a senbatsu member.277da136

11. JiaMin Zhao (SNH48 – Team SII).

This sucks she just got back from a hiatus not that long ago, now she’s back on hiatus again. Earlier this year she did an entrance exam for “Central Academy of Drama”, which is really hard to get into. I think she got accepted, and has started school in July. That’s why she’s on hiatus again, that’s the good news. The bad news is almost a month ago she announced she was leaving SHN48, I think SNH48 management didn’t accept her resignation you could say. So they just said she’s on hiatus, so will see what happens. It’s not looking good. I want what’s good for her and what makes her happy, yeah it would suck to me if she left SNH48.20160412_48c788d6476f2278bbe7DFOJNYDg4X2n10. Anna Iriyama  (AKB48 – Team A).annaaaa9. Sakura Miyawaki (HKT48 – Team KIV Co-Captain and AKB48 – Team A).

I’ve always like her and thought she was really cute, the last month or 2. It went to the next level, if you know what I mean. OK, the last few months or so it’s been teasing me. When it did happen, it seem it happen overnight.HKT48 Sakura Miyawaki Junpaku no Sakura on Young Animal Magazine 0048. Sayaka Yamamoto (NMB48 – Team N Captain).tumblr_o6cc6oA9nT1rol1m7o4_12807. Mayu Watanabe (AKB48 – Team B).

Still waiting for her upcoming solo single.e7412d226. Miyuki Watanabe (NMB48 – Team BII).

She graduated from NMB48 on August 9th.

I was pretty broken up about Acchan and Tomomi Nakatsuka graduation, especially Tomomi Nakatsuka which took a long time for me to get over it. This a special and different kind of broken up, which is hard for me to explain. If their was one member in the entire AKB48 family, I didn’t want to her about graduating it was Milky. I think this will take along time for me to get over with.

It won’t make me stop doing this ranking, I’ll eventually get over it. Right now I’m feeling doing this ranking won’t be has fun and enjoyable, without Milky.

This will be her last time here. I wish her “The Best Of Luck”. In a way she was the member I enjoyed following the most, she had it all. She was cute, had sex appeal and more.NMB48 Miyuki Watanabe Femme Fatale on WPB Magazine 0115. Meru Tashima (HKT48 – Team H).meruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu4. Kei Jonishi (NMB48 – Team N Co-Captain).tumblr_o3l3t8Dt1Y1slxthzo3_12803. Mai Shiraishi (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

I still remember it very well, it was about 4 years ago while I was on vacation in Los Angeles. That was when I notice her and started to get into her. I knew who she was even before that, but that was when I really notice her.

In a few days August 20th, it’ll be her birthday. Happy 24th birthday in advance, Maiyan.20160503_1015_0162. Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48 – Team B and NGT48 – Team NIII).kasiwagi3551. Haruna Kojima (AKB48 – Team A).

She’ll be graduating from AKB48 sometime in 2016, so far no date has been announced. You know what they say, no news is good news. Please surprise me.fQKbAHp


NMB48 15th Single “Boku wa Inai”, First Week Sales.

August 16, 2016

4571487565512_3NMB48 15th single “Boku wa Inai”, which was released on August 3rd. Sold 304,315 copies in it’s first week of release, to ranked number one on the weekly oricon singles chart. This is Miyuki Watanabe last single with NMB48, has she graduated from the group last week. She’s center for this single, she’s been center before. But, this is the first time she’s had a solo center. You know all alone, not sharing with anyone. This single was release in 5 versions, including the theater Edition.

I’ll write something about Milky graduation, in a couple of days or so.

Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xZjeeMxOV4 .

Type A Cover.

Type A Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type C Cover.

Type D Cover.

Type D Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

 

 

 

 

 

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Oricon Top 10 Single, Week 33, August 15, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Boku wa Inai – NMB48 (08/03/2016) (304,315).

* NMB48 13th number one single.

Type A Cover.

2. Summer Time! – APink (08/03/2016) (40,543).APink_-_Summertime!_lim_C3. Good Luck – AOA (08/03/2016) (38,899).Print4. Juice Up!! – Wanima (08/03/2016) (36,412).20160714_115e105. Kimeta yo Hand in Hand / Daisuki Dattara Daijoubu! – Aqours (08/03/2016) (35,561).m85qk3Z6. Deathtopia – Glay (08/03/2016) (35,150).e9ca21202d1a15edfef569e4ae5be7a3_content7. Hadashi de Summer – Nogizaka46 (07/27/2016) (33,241) (761,430).

CD+DVD Type B Cover.

8. Ultra Chou Miracle Super Very Power Ball – Team Syachihoko (08/03/2016) (28,227).CmVErZOUEAEV0AB9. Dancin’derella / Step By Step – Naughytboys (08/03/2016) (20,420).Codsa0YXgAUZUdS10. Neo Zipang ~Utage~ – Dance Earth Party Feat. banvox + Drum Tao (08/03/2016) (19,859).13556722_1365820323433366_1528052062_n____________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. Re:Call – i Ris (08/03/2016) (12,814).recall-cd-dvd-477033_115. Ima Shikanai ~Now or Never~ / Itsumademo – Tsugumi Iwanaga (08/02/2016) (7,367).

* A former SKE48 member, who graduated from the group early last year.CobgZktVUAAPHNq17. Koisuru Zukei (Cubic Futurismo) – Sumire Uesaka (08/03/2016) (7,125).Co1uj9BUsAAtP7F26. Bye Bye – Nicole Fujita (08/03/2016) (3,612).Cos_XGqUsAAf2GM27. Star Beat! ~Hoshi no Kodo – Poppin’ Party (08/03/2016) (3,509).91KvTU-dxTL__SL1500_31. Lotsu Pain – Mashiro Ayano (08/03/2016) (2,942).73385893jw1f6i2fg3003j213d13213o32. Cerulean Squash – Yuuka Aisaka (08/03/2016) (2,914).71XZjf7BtBL__SL1500_40. Twinklin’ – Link STAR’s (08/03/2016) (2,223).CpFRpUJUkAAp1A246. Dream Arch – J Dee’Z (08/03/2016) (2,038).CmuaRJtUEAA1r9p

52. Love Is My Rail – Konomi Suzuki (08/03/2016) (1,769).ZMCZ-1078755. Starry – 1000chan (Emi Nitta, Mai Fuchigami, Aya Suzaki) (08/03/2016) (1,503).Co50cAkUsAEQfoH

91. Tanabata no Yakusoku – Sendai Syrup (08/06/2016) (876).91s8LE1GzPL__SL1500_

94. Lovely Frustration E.P. – She Is Summer (08/03/2016) (783).CmRlsUYUMAABtxc

103. Last 5!! – Devil ANTHEM (08/02/2016) (733).Co5zwG2VUAABZey

141. Kamen Miha Joshi – Real (08/03/2016) (414).wvxqi8

192. I’m A High School Girl – B-BG (08/03/2016) (243).268dec7e

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 33, August 15, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Dear – Hey! Say! JUMP (07/27/2016) (16,687) (274,474).

* 2nd week at number one, one of the lowest if not the lowest. I’ve ever seen at number one, on the weekly oricon album charts.CmQ6wmRVYAAVGoB2. Just LOVE – Kana Nishino (07/13/2016) (15,995) (217,975).14a771ae69ab90a58d892065d67d7fe43. Samenai – Spitz (07/27/2016) (15,953) (99,132).醒めない4. Hong Kong Taxi – Crazy Ken Band (08/03/2016) (8,915).1200x1200-755. Godzilla Resurgence – Original Soundtrack (07/30/2016) (8,427) (10,433).CpW-bZpWEAUnPle6. Dreams Come True The Ura Best! Watashi Dake no Dorikamu – Dreams Come True (07/07/2016) (5,562) (168,530).CmM4tmoUcAIHZfy7. This Is Me ~Ayaka 10th Anniversary Best~ – Ayaka (07/13/2016) (5,318) (55,228).Clsc80HUkAAORnl8. Live History 2000-2015 – Eikichi Yazawa (07/27/2016) (4,998) (32,709).CoVzWQpUEAAMNGw9. Joy Of Life – Taro Hakase (08/03/2016) (4,269).ComgFuJUEAAGec110. Osomatsu-san Mutsugo no Oshigoto Taiken Doramatsu CD Series Karamatsu & Todomatsu with Totoko “Host Club” – Karamatsu Matsuno & Todomatsu Matsuno with Totoko Yowai (Yuichi Nakamura, Miyu Irino & Aya Endo) (07/27/2016) (4,085) (30,364).Cl7ReiiUgAAd49X_________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

13. Alive 4 U – Ciao Bella Cinquetti (THE Possible) (08/03/2016) (3,735).tumblr_oaxm50o7aF1s7dzgso3_r1_128028. Yoshizawa Kayoko to Utsukushii Hito Tachi – Kayoko Yoshizawa (08/03/2016) (2,071).Co5fKpNVUAAQBSe

72. Emergence – Akagidan (08/03/2016) (810).

CnnU3G0UIAAORj594. AOP (Limited Edition) – AOP (08/06/2016) (623).AOP_kt_12CDbook

124. Dis Dear Month Of August – Koutei Camera Girl Zwei (08/03/2016) (468).NEODAI-12584

131. Hello – Girlfriend (08/03/2016) (443).CpJEgRPUMAAtnGQ

180. Nihonkai Yuhi Line – RYUTist (08/02/2016) (327).CpFmvKCUMAA9IiP


Nogizaka46 15th Single “Hadashi de Summer, 1st Week Sales.

August 11, 2016

rTObgTxNogizaka46 15th single “Hadashi de Summer”, which was released on July 27th. Sold 728,189 copies in it’s 1st week of release to ranked number one, on the weekly oricon singles chart. Asuka Saito is center for this single, it’s her first time being center. Mai Shiraishi also has her first solo song “Offshore Girl”, on the Type A Edition. I just memtion that, cause I like this song a lot. Mai also.

Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Cwjn9oDv_E .

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

CD+DVD Type B Cover.

CD+DVD Type B Cover.

CD+DVD Type C Cover.

CD+DVD Type C Cover.

CD+DVD Type D Cover.

CD+DVD Type D Cover.

CD Only Cover.

CD Only Cover.

 

 

 

 

 

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* One of the better weeks for new releases, personally I can’t remember a week when it was this good. It’s been a long since, it was this good.

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 32, August 8, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Hadashi de Summer – Nogizaka46 (07/27/2016) (728,189).

* Nogizaka46 14th number one single.

CD+DVD Type A Cover.

2. Jinsei wa Subarashii – Johnny’s WEST (07/27/2016) (122,345).front3. Samba! Kobushi Janeiro / Bacchikoi Seishun! / Ora wa Ninkimono – Kobushi Factory (07/27/2016) (39,662).1cEPCE7227_FH1A_H1-4_prep.pdf4. We Are Go / All Alone – UVERworld (07/27/2016) (36,683).UVERworld-single-download-we-are-go-all-alone-japanese-music5. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Starlight Master 04 – Various Artist (07/27/2016) (31,945).CoVM9w_UEAADAN66. Hero – Namie Amuro (07/27/2016) (28,879).49880649903517. Ga Ga Summer / D. Island Feat. m-flo – Doberman Infinity (07/27/2016) (24,615).CobnlF3UEAM2PWz8. Lost In The Sky – Afilia Saga (07/26/2016) (24,322).

* I thought “Yukafin Doll” graduated from the group earlier this year, I was surprise to see her on this single, anyways I’m glad she hasn’t. I’m trying to find out when she’ll graduated, all I keep getting 2016. But, it’s old news. Hopefully a change of heart, and it won’t happen anytime soon.

Cause I Love her so much.

Cause I Love her so much.

9. Never Ending Fantasy ~Granblue Fantasy~ – Inori Minase, Minami Tanaka, Yui Ogura, Minami Takahashi, Yumi Uchiyama (07/27/2016) (18,751).812n3aHGLlL__AA1417_10. Love For You – Yumemiru Adolescence (07/27/2016) (18,686).Yumemiru_Adolescence_-_Love_for_You_reg___________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

11. Take Me Out – SCANDAL (07/27/2016) (17,942).Cmq4UkmUkAA4f_e15. Natsu Dayo!! – X21 (07/27/2016) (15,046).Cover21. Bachelorette wa Owaranai – PASSPO (07/27/2016) (9,142).Cm05C7SVYAAqSTJ24. Million Clouds – Maaya Sakamoto (07/27/2016) (7,578).61go2PgDJHL__AA1200_25. Gravity – ClariS (07/27/2016) (7,169).Cn50K4JUMAAc1cs34. Love & Peace Todoke Tai!! / Beginner’s Luck demo Iijanai – Pyuacco (07/26/2016) (4,304).

91jAeOpk9UL__SL1282_44. Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari – Idol Renaissance (07/26/2016) (2,904).21027456. Superhero – Dianna Sweet (07/27/2016) (2,132).7aec94b2621ae7b563b5e6862423c9dc

62. Goodbye, Razuruka – Ginganeko (07/26/2016) (1,440).Coh-LICUMAEFwgz

 

65. Asterism – ChouCho (07/27/2016) (1,412).1200x1200-75

72. Divine Spell – True (07/27/2016) (1,251).Cover

75. Miele Paradiso – Iori Nomizu (07/27/2016) (1,154).cover1

166. Wing / Koutei no Suzumushi – Zip Code (07/27/2016) (354).CoVZQ6zVIAI8eZM

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 32, August 8, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Dear – Hey! Say! JUMP (07/27/2016) (257,787).

* Hey! Say! JUMP 5th number one album.CmQ6wmRVYAAVGoB2. Samenai – Spitz (07/27/2016) (83,179).醒めない3. Sayonara Hitori – Taemin (SHINee) (07/27/2016) (45,509).ClnJBpGWgAAh0sU4. Just LOVE – Kana Nishino (07/13/2016) (28,003) (201,980).14a771ae69ab90a58d892065d67d7fe45. Live History – Eikichi Yazawa (07/27/2016) (27,711).CoVzWQpUEAAMNGw6. Osomatsu-san Mutsugo no Oshigoto Taiken Doramatsu CD Series Karamatsu & Todomatsu with Totoko “Host Club” – Karamatsu Matsuno & Todomatsu Matsuno with Totoko Yowai (Yuichi Nakamura, Miyu Irino & Aya Endo) (07/27/2016) (26,279).Cl7ReiiUgAAd49X7. Sparkling Night – Lee Jong Hyun (from CNBLUE) (074/27/2016) (12,583).CnUMQaIVMAAi6Vp8. Hakoniwa Dramatic – Amatsuki (07/27/2016) (10,900).b4665c5f9. Dreams Come True The Ura BEST! Watashi Dake no Dorikamu – Dreams Come True (07/07/2016) (7,770) (162,968).CmM4tmoUcAIHZfy10. Love If Possible – Shintaro Sakamoto (07/27/2016) (7,224).2c9b56cb____________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

12. Live Tour 2015-2016 “Follow Me Up” Final At Nakano Sun Plaza – Maaya Sakamoto (07/27/2016) (6,968).Cmfhc2ZUsAEsBLl14. Calendar Girl – Petit Milady (07/27/2016) (5,063).CoU4tN6VUAAaE3R16. Chamisma – CLC (07/27/2016) (4,775).ClFMZ-YVAAEDMN621. Wasshoi Record – Fes Tive (07/27/2016) (3,504).91hIuT807bL__SL1500_33. BsGirls The Best 2016 – BsGirls (07/27/2016) (2,114).81HLzL04PFL__SL1500_36. Marianne no Kakumei – Kinoko Hotel (07/27/2016) (1,935).CoXFKBQUsAAy6H-

63. Ambitious – Machico (07/27/2016) (1,111).ConAd5DVIAAnXCu

110. Sora Tob Sakana – Sora Tob Sakana (07/26/2016) (659).CpfRNDZUAAAo_Wa

294. #Social Idol – notall (07/30/2016) (264).CpMFmAAVYAAIYqP


J-Pop Summit 2016, San Francisco.

August 5, 2016

I did my annual 2 weeks summer road trip, on July 16-30th. I work it around the J-Pop Summit in San Francisco, which was held from July 22- 24th. It actually started on Saturday July 23rd, on Friday July 22nd it was just the “Kyary Pamyu Pamyu” concert (Which I didn’t attend). So me and a friend left for the trip Saturday morning a week before, so we had lots of time to get there. On the way there we visit a few National Parks which I’m not going to get into, we got to San Francisco Thursday night. Went to an Outlet Mall, did some shopping for a few hours. Then had dinner in San Francisco Chinatown, everything there closes early lucky we found one that close late.

Friday July 22nd

On Friday we were just checking out San Francisco, the 1st place we check out was Japantown. The J-Pop Summit was held there 2 years ago when I attended it for the first time, it’s bigger than I though. They had this neat big book store there, where you can buy Japanese CD’s and magazines. They had Sakura Miyawaki 1st Photo Book on sale there at a pretty good price, which I was thinking of getting. Which I didn’t, I should have. Then we went to the “Golden Gate Bridge” after that, and we walk across it. The further we got the colder it got, was ever freezing. Then it was off to “Fisherman’s Wharf”, is parking ever expensive there. I didn’t know what to expect, I love it there. My friend is into checking out those kind of places, or he knows about those kind places more than me. We had a late lunch there I and got a good view of Alcatraz Island. If you go to San Francisco and never been there before, the “Fisherman’s Wharf” is a place I highly recommend you visit. We were there for a few hours, then went to Chinatown for dinner. I book 2 nights in advance at some Hotel in San Francisco near Fort Mason Center, which is the place where J-Pop Summit is held. Or so I thought, first of all I was not to happy with the hotel which I’m not going to get into. I had to find my own public parking which I found 2 blocks away, and it wasn’t cheap for the 2 nights parking there. Second of all the hotel was nowhere near Fort Mason Center, I though this would be only be a 15 minute walk or so, it was a 15 minute drive maybe more. I’m usually pretty good at planning this kind of stuff, I don’t know how I screw up on this one.

Saturday July 23rd

I didn’t know this would be a 15 minute drive rather a 15 minute walk til the night before, when I was checking where we where and where Fort Mason Center was.

I got up early, because I wanted to get there before 11 am. So I could see Tokyo Performance Doll do their Domobics with Domo, to start the day. They’re doing it both days for about 15 minutes maybe abit more. We got there just before 11 am, then when to pick up my VIP Pass, I got the VIP pass only because of the Meet & Greet. Fort Mason Center was a lot smaller place than I thought. We made in time to see Tokyo Performance Doll doing Domobics with Domo, I was surprise that one of them could speak very good English. It was an entertaining show, they really look a lot cutier and prettier in person. After that it was Q & A with Silent Siren I ilke them so I was looking forward to this, they’re really cute. Then we went to check out the Food Park, I’m not into eating. But my friends loves to eat, so this was the best part of the event for him. In one of the food trucks we ran into Tokyo Performance Doll talk little a bit with Nana Takashima, she’s the one that can speak English. Then ask if I could get my picture taken with the group, then she said how about just the 6 us. 3 of them then didn’t want to get their picture taken, at first I thought 1 of those 3 was Seira Jonishi. She’s my favorite member so I was glad she wasn’t,  I went to check it out later. Looking at her pictures on the internet I really didn’t find Nana to attractive, when I saw her in person I had a change in opinion. Everytime I saw her the more attractive I though she was. Not to long after meeting them at the food park we ran into “Yanakiku”, who were also at the J-Pop Summit 2 years ago in which they won me over. Had My picture taken with them also, then ma and my friend just walk around checking out the place. Then around 1:00 pm went to watch Tokyo Performance Doll, at the NHK World booth. Or 4 members Nana had to be there since she speaks english, Seira Jonishi was also there teaching the audience how to do that Domobics dance. They did this for about 30 minutes, then went to eat lunch had a “Sushi Hot Dog”. Then later on met and had a picture taken with Una she’s a Japanese model / singer or something, she was here 2 years ago also. Then had a Meet & Greet with GARNiDELiA, they’re cool and very nice. Then around 3:45 pm it was back at the NHK World booth went to watch “Dining With The Chef” Tatsuo Saito and his assistance Yu Hayami (an Oldie but a Hottie), in which I won a cook book. Holy shit I just realize who she is, I thought that name look familiar. A very funny and entertaining team, winning the cook book got me a picture with her and the chef. Just after 4:30 pm I went to Silent Siren Meet and Greet had a picture taken with them, and had my first handshake with a J-Pop Artist. They were so nice and cute. Then went to see and say Hello to YanaKiku, they kinda had their own booth. Before going off to watch Go-Torch Characters perform on stage, which I though was kind of silly.

For tonight their were 3 concerts at the main stage, Tokyo Performance Doll was the 1st to perform their show started around 5:40 pm. They started off with that Domobics dance then got change into their sexy outfits and perform til about 6:15 pm, they delivered as expected. Since this was the group I came to watch I love their performance the best, they’re really great dancers.

Then it was Wednesday Campanella next she started around 6:30 pm, I knew what her music was like. Wow, her performance was very unpredictable. She did a lot of crazy shit like running into the audience, and ending her show by getting inside a giant big ball ballon that went into the audience. She really knew how work an audience, her performance went til around 7:00 pm. This was my friends favorite performance at the J-Pop Summit, probably the most entertaining performance of all of them. I think most fans would agree with that, for me it was Tokyo Performance Doll.

That last to perform that night was GARNiDELiA which got on stage around 7:10 pm and perform til around just before 8:00 pm. I thought they were great, MARiA has a very powerful voice. Yes she’s as pretty as she looks or you think. It seems like they had a big following there.

A cutie.

A cutie.

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Yana of YanaKiku.

Yana of YanaKiku.

Tokyo Performance Doll.

Tokyo Performance Doll.

Wednesday Campanella.

Wednesday Campanella.

Wednesday Campanella.

Wednesday Campanella.

 

 

 

 

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Sunday July 24th

I wasn’t able to catch Tokyo Performance Doll Domobics dance this morning, unlike yesterday had trouble finding parking. We ended up parking far, far away. A little disappointed but not too much, I knew I will be able to watch them again a few more times at the NHK World booth. Got there in time for GARNiDELiA Q & A they were both pretty funny, then after that. I run to NHK World booth to watch Tokyo Performance teaching the audience how to do the Domobics dance actually only 4 members, of course Nana had to be there. Then around 12:30 pm went to the Tokyo Performance Doll Fan Experience, which is just basically getting your picture taken with the whole group. Then after that me and my friend just hang out at VIP lounge for about an hour, and took a little nap. Then at 2:00 pm it was back to NHK World booth to watch Tokyo Performance Doll again, or at least Nana and 3 others members. While there had a picture taken with Domo. Then we just walk around trying to kill time, then at 3:45 pm went to watch Q & A with World Order this went til around 4:00 pm. My friend stayed for the whole thing, I only stayed for about 5 minutes. I needed to go to the NHK World booth at 4:00 pm to watch Tokyo Performance Doll this time the whole group was there, previously when they did this with only 4 members it was only about 15 minutes. This one was 30 minutes, got pretty close to the group and took some good pictures. This might be my last time seeing them so wanted take full advantage of this, their crew was taking a lot pictures and filming this. So I just basically tried to get as close to them as possible, beside them behind them everywhere I could with them. I just basically remember Futaba Tachibana waving at my face and smiling a lot, actually she did that to me a lot during the 2 days when I saw her. A lot more than the other members. I was just looking at some of my pictures I took during that session, did I ever take a lot of solo shot of that beautiful and sexy babe “Seira Jonishi”. Then at 4:40 pm I went to VIP lounge for Silent Siren Meet and Greet , which started 4:00 pm. Wasn’t able to get a ticket for that, but they let me in anyways. Had my picture taken with them and a handshake, since tonight concert won’t start til 6:10 pm. Me and my friend had more than a hour to kill, again we spotted Tokyo Performance Doll near the Fort Mason Center entrance so more photo opportunity. Then we just went to the food park and had diiner, I had some kind of Japanese fried chicken.

For tonight 3 concerts Yanakiku was the 1st to perform they started around 6:15 pm, they were probably weakest of the 6 performers at this years J-Pop summit. I’ve seen them perform before, I find them very entertaining. And a lot of fun to watch.

Then it was World Order at around 7:00 pm, I though they were like Exile or something like that. But no, actually I’m not sure what they were. But they were very entertaining, after seeing them. I kinda wish I went to their Meet & Greet, I saw some of their Meet & Greet pictures and they look a lot of fun.

Then around 8:00 pm Silent Siren came out to perform, just before their performance 3 members of Tokyo Performance Doll came out to watch the show. I can’t remember who they were, I think Nana was one of them. Silent Siren sure knows how to rock, My friend didn’t like that singer sounded like “Minnie Mouse”, I thought she sounded cute. They perform for about 40 minutes I guess. Then right their performance security started to kick everyone out as fast as they could. We had a very long walk to my car, and it was freezing.

GARNiDELiA.

GARNiDELiA.

YanaKiku.

YanaKiku.

YanaKiku.

YanaKiku.

World Order.

World Order.

3 members of Tokyo Performance Doll watching Silent Siren.

3 members of Tokyo Performance Doll watching Silent Siren.

Silent Siren.

Silent Siren.

 

 

 

 

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Overall it was a great experience I though I would just get to watch Tokyo Performance Doll perform and get a picture taken with them, I didn’t think I would be seeing them meeting them and running in to them a lot during the 2 days. They really do look a lot more prettier and cute in person .And the GARNiDELiA & Silent Siren Meet & Greet, although it was short it was pleasant experience.