Megumi Ohori is a pop music singer that is best known for being a member of the famous girl group AKB48 & SDN48, another idol group that was part of the AKB48 franchise.
Minami Minegishi is a member of the famous pop music girl group AKB48 and is the only original member left in the group since its founding in 2005. She has also been involved in a dating scandal that could have ruined her career.
This article is about the main reason why former member of pop music girl group Miki Fujimoto is so interesting as a celebrity. She is the author of a yoga exercise book called Towel de Deikiru Fujimoto Miki no Raku Yase Yoga.
Japanese fashion model & film actress Yoko Mitsuya had a non traditional path into the industry of fashion modeling. She almost ended up leaving her talent agency but instead persevered, matured, and grew into a beautiful talented woman!
Megumi Yasu & Yukie Kawamura are two very beautiful yet interesting movie actresses & fashion models. Read on to find out why.
Here are some interesting facts about 6 Japanese fashion models that people in Western countries might not have heard of before.
Misako Yasuda is a former fashion model that has now been focusing on a career as a movie actress.
Sayumi Michishige is a Japanese celebrity that is best known for being the former leader of the girl group Morning Musume (now known as Morning Musume 19).
Aki Takajo known to fans in Japan as AKICHA is a singer, fashion model, actress, and former member of the famous pop music girl group AKB48.
This is a brief look at Japanese pop music girl group Momoiro Clover Z.
Yuria Kizaki is a Japanese pop music singer, actress, & member of the girl groups AKB48 & SKE48.
Asuka Kishi & Ai Shinozaki are Japanese fashion models that have made an impact on the industry in various ways.
Yoko Matsugane & Megumi Furuya simply known as "Megumi" are two famous Japanese fashion models that have made an impact on the industry.
Miru Shiroma is a Japanese pop music singer & Member of the famous girl group NMB48.
Mariya Nagao is a former member of the famous pop music girl group AKB48 who released a photo book prior to her graduation from the group.
Yui Okada is a pop music singer turned supermodel that is best known for being a member of the group v-u-den with Rika Ishikawa & Erika Miyoshi.
Pop music singer Aya Matsuura has led a very interesting life in spite of getting sick with a condition called endometriosis.
Minami Takahashi is a former member of famous girl group AKB48 & she has always been one of its most popular members. She graduated in April 2016.
Ayaka Wada is a Japanese pop music singer, fashion model, former news columnist and leader of the pop music girl group called ANGERME, formerly known as S/Mileage.
Kanako Kadowaki & Rina Kondo were members of the pop music girl group NMB48.
Minako Komukai is a Japanese gravure idol, actress, and adult video star who has had her career become damaged because of the fact that she has had a history of felony drug troubles. As of 2015, little has been heard from her since.
HKT48 is a Japanese idol pop music group that has its own theater in Fukoka, Japan. The group is part of the 48 group frnchise which also has the famous AKB48.
Chisato Okai is a former member of the pop music girl group C-ute. As of April 2019, she has taken a break from all entertainment activities.
Miki Fujimoto is a pop music singer, actress & published author who is best known for being a member of famous girl group Morning Musume from 2003 through 2007. But she is also special because she has a beautiful friendship with solo singer Aya Matsuura.
This article covers a few very interesting aspects of Risa Niigaki former member of girl group Morning Musume from 2001 through 2012. She is now a solo singer and movie actress and this only adds to the richness of her career as a celebrity!
Tomomi Itano is a solo singer that is best known for having been one of the most popular members of all girl group AKB48. She is also one of the best singers to have been born in 1991, an interesting year.
Tomomi Kasai is a solo singer that was a member of famous girl group AKB48. She is also one of the cutest girls that you will ever see!
Yuko Oshima was a member of the famous girl group AKB48 and she was always one of its top members. She is like a household name in Japan's pop idol industry and maybe second best to Atsuko Maeda but I think that Oshima is my favorite of these two.
SDN48 (known as Saturday Night 48) was a Japanese idol group that sang pop songs but they were different from other girl groups in the sense that all of their members were over the age of 18 and they had to present a more mature kind of image.
Yui Takano is a Japanese pop music singer who is best known for having been with Osaka based girl group NMB48 from 2011 through 2015. She is now a member of the girl group Yoshimotozaka46 as of August 2018.
Risako Sugaya is a former member of the J POP girl group called Berryz Kobo.
This article is about 2 major reasons why former member of girl group AKB48 Atsuko Maeda is so important to the Japanese pop music industry.
This article is about the lives & careers of two pop music singers Ayaka Umeda & Haruna Kojima, both of whom have graduated from this girl group but it is Ayaka Umeda that served in two AKB48 groups while Kojima served in the AKB48 sub-unit called No Sleeves.
Hyori Lee is a very famous South Korean Singer. She is also known for having a huge sex symbol status in South Korea and she is one of my favorite Korean singers as well!
Aya Ueto is an actress, singer, and fashion model who has done humanitarian work, appeared at fashion events, and has released 5 studio albums. A good way to know who Aya Ueto really is. She is much more than a beautiful actress!
Erena Ono is a Japanese pop music singer, actress, & former member of the famous girl group AKB48. She probably is not one of the most well-known girls of this group but she is cute nonetheless.
Asami Kimura is a former pop music singer and member of the girl group once known as Country Musume. She graduated from the group and retired from the entertainment industry in 2007.
Emi Takei is a beautiful Japanese actress & fashion model that has also been awarded for her non acting work and she is a very interesting celebrity.
Tina Yuzuki also known as Rio during her adult video and film career was active from 2005 through 2016. She has been on a low profile ever since.
Kim Tae Hee is a very beautiful South Korean actress who is best known for her role in the drama called Love Story in Harvard.
STU48 is a "sister" musical group of the famous AKB48. They are the first such group in the 48 Group Franchise to have their theater on a cruise ship where they have LIVE performances.
Here are my top 3 reasons why people should not move to California. Even though the article has bias in it, we need to look at a few of the realities of daily living in the largest state in terms of population.
Yoon Eun Hye is a movie actress & fashion model who used to be a member of the group Baby V.O.X. from 1999 to 2005. And although she has been at the center of a plagiarism controversy, she has bounced back from it very nicely to become a star actress in her home of South Korea.
Kim Hyo Yeon is a South Korean actress, dancer, singer, fashion model and member of the girl group Girls' Generation.
This article is a look at the lives and careers of Risa Yoshiki & Sayuki Matsumoto, two Japanese fashion models that have had similar career paths.
Sayuri Anzu is a fashion model (Japanese gravure idol) and a film actress from Kanagawa, Japan.
Haruka Kodama has been a member of Japanese girl groups HKT48 & AKB48. She has been in poor health since 2017 and she will graduate from HKT48 on June 9, 2019 but she is a very interesting singer.
The 6th studio album by American death metal band Cannibal Corpse is called Gallery of Suicide but it is a better album than longtime fans may think.
Here are six very good reasons to stop drinking soft drinks. This is a good introduction to this topic.
Vile is the 5th studio album by veteran American death metal band Cannibal Corpse and it is the first album to have the vocals of George Fisher.
What is here is a photo gallery of the group once known as Morning Musume featuring the members of its 5th, 6th, and 8th generations. These members are Aika Mitsui, Ai Takahashi, Risa Niigaki, and the lovely Eri Kamei!
"Pyoko, Pyoko Ultra" is the 48th major single released by girl group Morning Musume in 2012 and it is the group's best single that was the least commercially successful, though I don't even know why this is the case. The song is still one of the most underrated in the history of Morning Musume.
Saki Aibu is a very beautiful and talented movie star that is known for roles in dramas and movies such as Water Boys, Otomesan & Beat Kids. She may be Japan's most beautiful movie star!
Mai Oshima is a former member of the famous girl group Akihabara 48 or AKB48 for short. She did not take part in any of the group's general elections because she left the group before those elections became a standard tradition starting in 2009.
"Keyakizaka46" is a Japanese girl group that is a similar pop music group just like Nogizaka46.
This article is a brief look at how Ronald Reagan was as President of the United States. He was no better than average at best.
Yui Imaizumi is a former member of the girl group Keyakizaka46.
This article is about the reasons why SKE48, a Japanese pop girl group formed by producer Yasushi Akimoto is so special.
"French Kiss" was a sub-unit of the famous group AKB48 which had the very beautiful Aki Takajo also known as Akicha! This group also had members Asuka Kuramochi and Yuki Kashiwagi.
Feather & How I Feel About This Kind of Woman are the two solo photo books released by Yuko Nakazawa former member of girl group Morning Musume.
Atsuko Maeda is a celebrity that has had a very interesting life so far. Read on to find out why.
Mae Nomeri sometimes spelled as Maenomeri is the 18th single released by Japanese girl group SKE48 and it was the last single to feature Rena Matsui as a member before she graduated in August 2015.
Passengers is the 2016 movie starring Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt. The movie is better than critics are willing to admit.
JKT48 is a pop music group based out of Jakarta, Indonesia & they are one of the "sister" musical groups of the famous AKB48 with the same concept of idols that the fans can meet.
This is an article looking at the lives & careers of Ayaka Noda & Natsuki Ikeda, two fashion models. However, Natsuki Ikeda works as an actres as of April 2017.
Here is a look at the first solo photo book of pop music singer Jurina Matsui of SKE48 called "Jurina." The photo book was released in 2015 as the photos were taken in Tokyo, Okinawa, and Los Angeles.
Shino Iwahana & Ui Mashiro have both been members of the girl group Hakata 48 or HKT48 for short. Iwahana is preparing to graduate from the group while Mashiro graduated from the group last year.
This is a photo gallery of Rina Kawaei, former member of girl group AKB48.
Minami Kato & Moe Goto are two Japanese idol singers that have had interesting careers & lives. For one Japanese idol singer (Moe Goto) she can celebrate while for Minami Kato she has to rebuild her career after a controversial mistake caused her to be demoted in status.
"Kimi Wa Melody" is the 43rd major single by famous Japanese pop music group AKB48 and it also has an interesting kissing scene in the music video for this song!
A tribute to Rina Kawaei, the former member of famous girl group AKB48 from 2010 to 2015. She survived an attempt on her life and is now working as a movie and stage actress.
Selfish Easy Going Jokes of Love & Ai no Gundan is the 54th major single by the Japanese pop music group formerly known as Morning Musume.
Flower Flower is an indie pop and rock band based out of Fukuoka Japan. They were founded in 2013 by former solo singer Yui.
"Do It Now" is the 15th major single released by pop music group Morning Musume on July 24, 2002. It is a very high energy song and it is the last song to feature Maki Goto as a member.
This is a historical look back at an NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings in which the Kings scored a then record tying low four points in the first quarter. The Denver Nuggets would break this record just 15 years later.
How did the group known as Morning Musume become known as Morning Musume 17 in 2017? Read this interesting article to find out why this is the case.
Game 6 of the 1997 NBA Western Conference Finals is one of the greatest basketball games of all time in the history of the league. Read on to find out why.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was the last king or Shah of Iran and he ruled the throne between the years 1941 through 1979.
This is a review of the second half of the Metallica album Hardwired...to Self Destruct released in 2016.
Yuko Nakazawa known in the Japanese entertainment industry as "Big Sis" is a solo singer and film actress best known for her time spent as a member of the girl group Morning Musume from 1997 through 2001.
NMB48 is a Japanese pop music girl group formed back in 2010 and they are one of the "sister" musical groups of AKB48 & part of the 48 groups franchise.
Sayaka Yamamoto is a Japanese idol & now is a solo singer. She is best known for being a member of Team N of Osaka based idol group NMB48 from 2010 through 2018.
"Revolution" is the 1995 studio album by Swedish hard rock band Bad Habit featuring the powerful vocals of Bax Fehling.
This article covers the career of former Morning Musume member Ai Kago as she formed a girl group called Girls Beat!! in 2013 and after that group dissolved in 2018, she formed a new unit called Watashi to Bokura no Zaidan.
Ryoko Yonekura is a former fashion model turned Japanese actress who is famous for her role as Roxie Hart in the American Broadway Musical called Chicago.
Natsume Sano is a former Japanese gravure or fashion model who retired in 2009 to focus on a theatrical career.
Ashes of the Wake is the 2004 studio album released by Richmond Virginia's Lamb of God and it is described as Pantera influenced groove thrash and metalcore music.
"Halloween Night" is the 41st major single released by popular girl group AKB48 and it is also their highest selling first day single that was not voted on by the fans in the group's General Election until the release of their song Sentimental Train.
Kitagawa Kenji is the 6th single released by Osaka Japan's pop music girl group NMB48.
"Heavy Rotation" is a high energy pop music song by famous Japanese girl group AKB48 which set all kinds of records on the pop music charts.
"Unseen" is the 2011 studio album by Swedish thrash metal veterans The Haunted. The album has received criticism from some fans but even though it is a more modern metal album and different from their previous works it is still pretty good.
"Furusato" or Hometown is the 6th major single released by pop music group Morning Musume now known by the name of Morning Musume 19. The single was one of the group's lowest selling singles however.
So Long! is the 30th major single released by popular Japanese girl group AKB48 and it was their first single released in 2013.
Morning Coffee is the first official single released by Japanese pop music group Morning Musume and it was released on January 28, 1998.
Tsugi no Ashiato (The Next Footsteps) is the very good 5th album released by popular J POP girl group AKB48. The album went to the top of the Japanese music charts and it is still recognized as one of AKB48's finest moments as a group.
This article really takes an in depth look at the significance of the fact that Japanese girl group AKB48 sold 20 million and 30 million singles and CD's as a musical group.
Ritual Zombi is the 6th studio album by extreme death metal band Avulsed released in 2013.
The life of singer Miki Fujimoto (Shoji) has taken an interesting turn since she resigned from famous girl group Morning Musume in 2007. She has given birth to two children, left a fan club and released what is her best solo single.
This is another tribute to Atsuko Maeda a pop music singer, film actress, and fashion model best known for being the most popular members of girl group AKB48. However, this article covers aspects of her life and career that may not be known to most of her fans.
This article is about No Sleeves also known as "no3b" a sub-unit of famous girl group AKB48. They were active from 2008 through 2013 and they have reunited in 2017. This group has three of the most famous AKB48 members.
Reina Yokoyama is a Japanese pop music singer, fashion model & member of girl group Morning Musume 19.
This article is about the 58th major single released by the girl group formerly known as Morning Musume. The single was released on April 15, 2015.
Maho Yamaguchi is a member of Niigata Japan girl group NGT48 who has been at the center of a very controversial event in which she was assaulted by two men outside of her home. Yamaguchi has announced that she intends to graduate from NGT48.
This article covers a few aspects of singer Mayu Watanabe that have nothing to do with her work in girl group AKB48. This includes that she won a hairstyle award back in 2014.
Heart Ereki also known as Heart Electric is the 33rd major single released by Japanese girl group AKB48. It has former member Haruna Kojima serving as the center for the very first time.
This article discusses the reasons why the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was so important and significant. Japan, a country that had suffered so much that year delivered to the world one of the most improbable yet successful sports wins in the history of the country.
Mae Shika Mukanee is the 35th major single and pop music song released by popular girl group AKB48.
Metal Resistance is the second studio album by Japanese pop idol metal band Babymetal released in 2016 and this one did really well on the musical charts.
Versus is the very good 2008 studio album by Swedish thrash metal band The Haunted and it features the return of vocalist Peter Dolving.
Sae Miyazawa & Minami Takahashi are two Japanese idol singers that have had a big impact on the Japanese pop music scene.
This article is abut the importance of the 37th single general election for pop music group AKB48. One of those reasons was that former member Mayu Watanabe came out on top as AKB48 queen that year which was in 2014.
Eminence in Putrescence is the 1996 debut album by Avulsed, Spain's best death metal band.
Bokutachi Wa Tatakawanai or We Will Not Fight is the 41st major single by pop music group AKB48.
Kokoro No Placard or The Heart's Placard is the 37th single by popular girl group AKB48 and also a very high energy pop song.
Nanao also known as Nanao Arai is a Japanese fashion model, race queen, and movie actress.
This article is about several reasons why the United States lost the second war against Iraq.
Here is a review of the famous 2003 album Fallen by American rock band Evanescence.
This article is a look back at the three part single by the pop music group formerly known as Morning Musume. The single is the group's 55th major single having been released on January 29, 2014.
This article is a tribute to Japanese pop music group NMB48 based out of Osaka, Japan.
"The Chronicles of Life and Death is the solid 2004 pop and punk rock album by American band Good Charlotte.
Leprosy is the very good 1988 studio album by American death metal band Death featuring the brilliance of the late Chuck Schuldiner.
This is a photo gallery of the photo book Paruru Komaru released by former member of girl group AKB48 Haruka Shimazaki.
This article is a very good, brief introduction to the Japanese pop and thrash metal band called Babymetal. They have toured in Europe as well as the United States and are considered a mix of J POP combined with Japanese metal.
The consequences of a United States war against Iran is discussed here and such a war would be a terrible mistake.
Japanese girl group NGT48 is undergoing a sort of rebirth or change due to a major incident that has sparked outrage in Japan.
Misako Uno is a singer, actress, writer, media manager, and member of the male and female musical group called AAA.
A brief explanation for what led to the rise & sucess of the girl group Morning Musume 19 is discussed here. Useful for new fans & long time fans as well.
This article is about the significance of the second marriage and first pregnancy of Mari Yaguchi, former member of Japanese pop music group Morning Musume.
Miyuki Watanabe & Sakura Miyawaki are two famous Japanese idol singers that have left a big impact on the Japanese entertainment industry. Which one of these two do you think is prettier?
Maki Goto is a pop, techno singer, actress, fashion model & former member of famous girl group Morning Musume from 1999 through 2002.
This article is about the extramarital affair involving Japanese singer and fashion model Maki Goto who is a former member of the famous girl group Morning Musume.
This article is a tribute to Ayaka Wada, singer & fashion model and member of the group ANGERME. She will graduate from the group in Spring 2019.
"No Way Man" is the 54th major single by famous Japanese pop music group AKB48.
This article is a tribute to Yuko Oshima, former member of famous girl group AKB48. She is now an actress having won an award for Most Popular Actor in the manga series called Ushijima the Loan Shark.
This article analyzes & reviews the song called Shoot Sign, the 47th major single by Japanese pop music girl group AKB48.
This article is a second tribute to famous Japanese girl group Akihabara 48 (AKB48) as they are about to hold a very special LIVE event at Yokohama Stadium on April 27, 2019. And even though they will not be holding their general election in 2019, a tribute is still needed. Read on & find out why!
Karen Iwata is a former member of Japanese pop music girl group AKB48 who is now working as an actress. She may be one of the AKB48 members that fans may know the least about. She still deserves consideration though.
This article is about Finnish Gothic Metal vocalist Tanja Lainio of the band Lullacry & why she has been so significant to the heavy metal genre. One of the best vocalists that should not be forgotten!
Nanase Nishino is a Japanese pop singer, fashion model & former member of the girl group Nogizaka46.
This article answers the question of what happened to J POP idol singer Rino Sashihara. She will be graduating from idol group Akihabara (AKB48) in April 2019.
Airi Suzuki is a Japanese singer, stage & film actress and fashion model. She is also a former member of the J POP idol group C-ute.
Nogizaka46 is a Japanese pop idol group that has its origins dating back to 2011. They are considered the first official rival group to the famous AKB48.
I Miss You is the very good song and 26th major single by Japanese girl group C-ute.
This article is about what are good human relations skills as it pertains to the 21st century workplace, how to approach them, and why they are so important.
This article is a tribute to Miku Okada and Jurina Matsui, two Japanese idol singers and members of the girl group SKE48.
This article is all about Japanese pop idol groups Sakura Gakuin and Hinatazaka46, an idol group that was formed in February 2019.
This article is a tribute to former AKB48 and JKT48 idol singer Aki Takajo! She has just gotten married and she is one of the most beautiful celebrities in Japan! She was also part of the unit French Kiss from 2010 to 2015.
Misa Eto is a Japanese singer and a member of the girl group called Nogizaka46.
Rina Koike is a gravure idol/supermodel and film actress best known for her roles in movies such as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.
Yuka Miyazaki is a member of the Japanese girl group Juice=Juice, and fashion model that has announced that she is graduating from the group in June 2019.
This article is a tribute to Japanese idol singer Risa Watanabe of the girl group Keyakizaka46.
Haruna Kinoshita is a former member of the girl group NMB48. She was a member of this J POP dance group from 2010 through 2016.
Sakura Mizutani is a Japanese supermodel, race queen & radio show host.
Juri Takahashi is a member of the girl group Akihabara 48 or AKB48 and she is the captain of its Team B.
Sayuri Otomo is a Japanese supermodel (gravure idol) and occasional film actress.
This article is a look at the life and career of former Akihabara 48 (AKB48) member Amina Sato who is now a voice actress.
This article is a tribute to a young & popular up and coming Japanese idol singer, film actress & fashion model Yurina Hirate who is only 17 years old!
Namba 48 or NMB48 idol singer Ririka Suto announced that she will retire from show business to study philosophy in college. This is my second article about this former member of girl group NMB48.
This article is about the 59th major single by the group formerly known as Morning Musume 15 and it is a three part single called Oh My Wish!
This article lists 5 reasons why the death of Metallica's bassist Cliff Burton is one of the biggest losses for the genre of heavy metal.
This is a photo gallery of Sayumi Michishige, former member of Japanese girl group Morning Musume.
War Without End is the 2008 debut album by American thrash metal band Warbringer. Is it an awesome album? It certainly has its solid points but there are albums even better than this one.
Wildhoney is the very good 1994 studio album by Swedish doom and death metal band Tiamat.
This article is a review of the album called IV: Empires Collapse by Ventura California thrash metal band Warbringer.
Haruna Iikubo is a Japanese Idol singer, actress, fashion model and former member of girl group Morning Musume from 2011 through 2018.
Mind's Eye is the 1986 debut album by American neoclassical guitarist Vinnie Moore and in spite of criticism by some it is still a very good album.
Hazardous Mutation is the 2005 studio album from Virginia based thrash metal band Municipal Waste released in 2005 and it may be their strongest album.
Abigail is the second solo album by King Diamond released in 1987 and this album differs from his 1986 album Fatal Portrait in the sense that it is a fully concept album which has influences ranging from Yngwie J. Malmsteen & others.
This article is a review and analysis of the cartoon episode Race to the Finish in the cartoon Inspector Gadget.
This article is a review and analysis of the cartoon episode called Gadget's Gadgets in the animated cartoon Inspector Gadget.
"A Bad Altitude" is the 50th episode of the first season of the cartoon Inspector Gadget.