Idols

Anime idols from μ’s boogie down to Japan’s “Love Dance” in epic stop-motion clip 【Video】

Because even figurines find the song extremely catchy.

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Japanese tourism board forms regional idol singer group…with Akita dog heads?!? 【Video】

“Don’t mind if you touch,” invites the perky trio.

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Japanese idol placed in safe house after rape threat, official website still lists bust size

Police investigation starts as singer cancels all upcoming concerts.

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Virtual idol Hatsune Miku now has her own line of real intimate apparel 【Photos】

Now you can wear Hatsune Miku lingerie, even if she, lacking a physical body, can’t.

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Japanese idols cut to the chase, charge fans 10,000 yen to talk to them for three minutes

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.

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Japanese idol singer reveals three simple phrases men need to use to be popular with women

Former AKB48 member also advises against telling a woman “You’ve sure gotten fat recently.”

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Japanese gamer shares PlayStation VR experience at virtual anime idol concert

Take a look at what it’s like to be a jumping, chanting, glowstick-waving fan at a virtual reality idol concert in Japan!

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Iwashita New Ginger’s souvenir penlight gets pulled from shelves after obscenity complaints

It keeps getting harder and harder to market a pickled ginger snack these days.

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South Korean idol group stands out with “no cosmetic surgery” rule for its members 【Video】

Cosmetic surgery is the norm in the K-pop world, but not for these four vocalists.

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Japanese idol group member misses performance after misreading train station kanji

In Japan, one kanji character can make a lot of difference.

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McDonald’s Japan set to reinstate Bacon Potato Pies on its menu, delight former idol singer【Vid】

Pies! They’re not just for dessert anymore!

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Woman arrested for scalping tickets to Japanese boy band Arashi’s concerts

Sparks online questions about why she was singled out.

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Are anime and idol songs the musical choice of poor people? Income survey has some otaku worried

Anime has plenty of rousing anthems, but some are calling this data downright depressing.

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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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