Idols

Idol singer dating bans are unnecessary, say majority of Japanese college men in survey

”Idols are people too,” says one man in favor of freeing idols’ love lives.

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Japanese ramen restaurant offering customers virtual dates with idol singers【Video】

Does real ramen taste better when it comes with a side of simulated companionship?

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Japanese teen idol group disbands following “indecent behavior” by producer as members slept

“We won’t stand for this,” assert vocalists.

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Epic ad for instant ramen noodles shows all the great Japanese trends from the past year

Test your knowledge of Japanese trends by spotting the “buzz points” in this action-packed commercial.

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Could the Pokémon GO model be the future of idol singer management video games?

With a few tweaks, the smash-hit Pokémon mobile game could be the perfect framework for idol-rearing franchises.

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Upcoming Japanese video game has its idol singers dying, literally, to be the number one vocalist

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.

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Taekwondo team shows off their moves in more ways than one【Video】

Is this a martial arts demonstration or dance off? You decide!
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Japanese idol singer stabbed over 20 times by fan regains consciousness

20-year-old Mayu Tomita now in stable condition following brutal attack.

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Idolmaster Korean drama finalists appear in two music videos ahead of final round of cuts 【Video】

Looks like fans and judges are going to have a tough time deciding who to keep and who to let go.

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Idols ahoy! AKB48 to hold concerts at Universal Studios Japan every day starting in July

Osaka theme park doubles down (48-times down?) on its Japanese appeal with daily performances by members of four Japanese idol supergroups.

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Want some canned Japanese idol air? Smartphone virtual crane game offering exactly that as prize

Here’s your chance to breathe the rarefied air of AKB48, Japan’s highest-flying idol mega group.

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Is this arcade game corner the kindest or cruelest for idol otaku who love game for little girls?

Sometimes, the line between hospitality and hostility is a blurry one.

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Japan’s 54-year-old lingerie model is turning heads of multiple generations in new ads 【Video】

They don’t call her the “Eternal Idol” for nothing.

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Japanese idol group’s CD-purchase rewards include overnight hot spring stay with favorite singer

Fans will need to part with two million yen (US$18,181) to earn the weekend getaway.

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Crazed Japanese fans at Tokyo anime event show they’re the most passionate in the world 【Video】

When Love Live! is your life, it’s hard to feel more alive than this.

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Cosplayers, idols, waitresses and bikini models dress up to celebrate Maid’s Day in Japan【Pics】

Yesterday was Maid’s Day and gorgeous girls from Japan celebrated in the best way possible — with lots of cute poses and photos!

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Anime talent agency explicitly rejects voice actress applicants who have appeared in pornography

Ad for Tokyo auditions lets would-be anime stars know that they won’t be working in the booth if they’ve previously done work with their clothes off.

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Idolmaster anime becoming Korean-drama, idol applications to be accepted from around the world!

South Korea will receive a live-action drama adaptation of the hit idol video game and anime franchise, with a few significant changes.

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You can buy batteries that have been specially charged for you by idols on a bike 【Video】

These batteries aren’t full of electricity — they’re full of love.

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Going to an anime concert? Don’t forget to strap your collection of merch to yourself first!

Because why stop at wearing your love for you favorite character on your sleeve, when you can wear it on your whole body?

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