Now you can wear Hatsune Miku lingerie, even if she, lacking a physical body, can’t.
Critics like to say singing talent isn’t necessary to succeed as an idol singer, but conversational skills are turning out to be very useful for these two groups.
Former AKB48 member also advises against telling a woman “You’ve sure gotten fat recently.”
Take a look at what it’s like to be a jumping, chanting, glowstick-waving fan at a virtual reality idol concert in Japan!
It keeps getting harder and harder to market a pickled ginger snack these days.
Cosmetic surgery is the norm in the K-pop world, but not for these four vocalists.
In Japan, one kanji character can make a lot of difference.
Pies! They’re not just for dessert anymore!
Sparks online questions about why she was singled out.
Anime has plenty of rousing anthems, but some are calling this data downright depressing.
”Idols are people too,” says one man in favor of freeing idols’ love lives.
Does real ramen taste better when it comes with a side of simulated companionship?
“We won’t stand for this,” assert vocalists.
Test your knowledge of Japanese trends by spotting the “buzz points” in this action-packed commercial.
With a few tweaks, the smash-hit Pokémon mobile game could be the perfect framework for idol-rearing franchises.
With the genre listed as “center scramble death game adventure,” you should expect a pretty high body-count, no matter how cute the characters are.
Is this a martial arts demonstration or dance off? You decide!
20-year-old Mayu Tomita now in stable condition following brutal attack.
Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go.
Osaka theme park doubles down (48-times down?) on its Japanese appeal with daily performances by members of four Japanese idol supergroups.