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Jonas brothers promoted in Japan

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Last July 30th, the popular Jonas brothers played the Fuji Rock festival at the Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata Prefecture, Japan to the delight of their fans.

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The heartthrob band have a big base of fans including many young Japanese women who are fans of Jpop.

Jonas Brothers Japan videos

Promo video 2008
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Jonas Brothers sung a song in Japanese as a gift to their Japanese fans, called aimuchu/I’m Chu (infatuation)
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Subtitled DVD
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Japanese fans video
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Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2011
Under: Jpop | 3 Comments »

Rika Sato gravure beauty

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Rika Sato 佐藤里香 or さとう 里香 is a pretty 23 year Japanese gravure idol and race queen from Kyoto prefecture.  The 160cm tall beauty who loves watching movies and playing the piano has measurements 82 – 58 – 82 cm.

As a gravure idol she has released 4 DVDs including last year’s Mattari まったりか and 2 photo books.  Rika was also one of the race queens picked to be part of idol singing group SUPER GTイメージガール Shiny.

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Posted on Friday, October 8th, 2010
Under: japanese bikini models | 3 Comments »

Mini, Are you ready for Girls Spirit?

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A 25 year old  Tokyo born Japanese fashion model and modeling agency president made her debut as a Jpop singer under the stage name “Mini” earlier this year.  Mini, is a reference to the skirts she wears that show off her long legs, which are said to be insured for 100 million yen.

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Mini is 159 centimeters tall with 88-cm legs, often appears in fashion magazines such as JELLY and BLENDA. Two years ago, she founded a model management agency that currently represents about 20 models.

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Posted on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Under: Japan Art and Fashion, Jpop | 3 Comments »

Janel and Peach John equals Jpop lingerie

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A new all girl Jpop dance group along the lines of the Pussycat dolls emerged last year.  The group is called  JANEL とは (which stands for JAPAN NEEDS LADIES) and is comprised of  Grow, Azuni,  MARIE,  Naoca and YUKO.

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Janel started out performing on the streets and parks in Tokyo and found their way to a record deal with  Rhythm Zone which is a affiliate of avex group.   The group also got a lot of publicity by teaming up with popular woman’s lingerie and apparel company PEACH JOHN with their single ‘Lovin” being used as a promotional song for the lingerie company.

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Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010
Under: Jpop | 3 Comments »

PunColle is punk moe at its best

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Puncolle Voice Actresses’ Legendary Punk Song Collection (パンコレ -voice actresses’ legendary punk songs collection) is so bad it’s so good!  This is what you get when you ask Japanese seiyuu (voice animation actresses) to sing classic punk sungs in “Engrish” in cutesy high pitch anime style.

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Not your ordinary Jpop, the 2009 album produced by Avex Trax and sung by Momoi Halko , Ikezawa HarunaShimizu Kaori, Kadowaki Mai, Goto Yuuko and Tanaka Rie is hard to take it seriously, after all, it’s clear that taking it seriously was never the point. The album is a joke on every level of interpretation, an unrelenting parody from start to finish almost to the point of being honest tribute instead of parody.

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Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2010
Under: Funny Japan, Jpop | 5 Comments »

Angelababy popular in Japan, fashion, commercials and new single Beauty Survivor

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Angela Baby アンジェラベイビー (Angela Yeung Wing 杨颖, 楊穎 ) is a Chinese fashion model from Shanghai and Hong Kong who is making waves in Japan.  Like Jessica Cambensy, her sexy and cosmopolitan looks have earned her a modeling contract with Avex and she has since been operating from Japan over the few months.  Angelababy started modeling at the age of 17 when she was discovered in Hong Kong and been modeling for the past 7 years.

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Posted on Friday, July 30th, 2010
Under: Japan Art and Fashion, Japan News today, Japanese TV, Jpop | 4 Comments »

Honoka Asada Japanese gravure idol

Former Japanese  race queen and gravure idol Monami Ooguchi (aka Monami Koguchi) 小口もな美) changed her name to Honoka Asada (浅田ほのか) in 2008 when she changed agency. The busty G-cup 23 year old model was discovered as a 17 year old high school girl in Harajuku Tokyo.

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Posted on Tuesday, February 17th, 2009
Under: japanese bikini models, Japanese race queens | 1 Comment »

Vanilla Mood’s first single Ajuka

Vanilla Mood バニラムード

Vanilla Mood バニラムード is a Jpop group with a difference. They are a 4 piece pop-classical instrumental unit comprising of Waka ワカ (27) flute, Mariko マリコ (25) cello, Yui ユイ (25) violin, and Keiko ケイコ (25) piano, which formed after university graduation in 2003. One of the original members Emilee (25) was replaced by Waka in 2005.

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Posted on Friday, August 15th, 2008
Under: Jpop | 2 Comments »

Yuzuki Aikawa and Hitomi Aizawa in Double Bomb

Yuzuki Aikawa and Hitomi Aizawa Double Bomb

As we previously mentioned in our last post about on Hitomi Aizawa, 相澤仁美the busy model has teamed up wit the equally popular Yuzuki Aikawa 愛川ゆず季 for the amazing DVD Double Bomb released in February this year. This is a real treat for all their gravure idol fans. The best scenes are idols playing at the beach.

Hitomi Aizawa and Yuzuki Aikawa Double Bomb Video

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Posted on Sunday, June 15th, 2008
Under: japanese bikini models | 2 Comments »

Cawaii model Hisayo Inamori’s debut single Girls Style

Hisayo Inamori 稲森寿世

Hisayo Inamori 稲森寿世 is a 16 year old model for Japanese fashion magazine Cawaii!. Cawaii magazine is popular with Japanese girls aged 15-20 years old. Past models for the magazine include gravure idol and actress Azusa Yamamoto 山本梓, Jpop singer Rina Aiuchi 愛内里菜 and Ana Suzuki 鈴木杏奈.

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Hisayo Inamori hopes to be a successful model and singer and after she won the Nippon Broadcasting System’s “Dreamgirls Audition” last year she was awarded a recording contract with Avex’s rhythm zone label. She released her debut single last month called “GIRLS STYLE” with 2 versions of the music video, with the Shibuya girls video featuring Inamori in outfits from popular brands in Shibuya.

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Posted on Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
Under: Japan Art and Fashion, Japanese Celebs and Idols, Jpop | 1 Comment »