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Hajimemashite minna san....welcome to my site on my fave Japanese Pop Culture likes such as dramas, movies, magazine scans, promo events etc. Mainly concentrate on my faves...Rena Takeda... Bae Suzy... Nogizaka46!....Risa Watanabe.... Nanase Nishino!.... if you're a fan at all of any of them then you've come to the right place(!) but many others are featured here besides them. Do mainly quick reviews on things I've watched, try to make the reviews brief, quick to read through with not too many spoilers, just whether they're good or bad and why I thought so plus whether you may find them enjoyable. Many, many screenshots are included from everything I've watched plus any video trailers if they're available. Hope you find something that interests you, don't hesitate to comment, arigato gozaimasu!

Also these days(mid-2017) have many posts for Korean actresses, dramas and films that are worth checking out as over the years have become a much bigger fan of Korean dramas versus the ones from Japan.

Few tidbits....
New item on the right is the 'Featured Post of the Day', will be putting some fabulous oldie posts which some of you may have missed the first time around, all will be at least one year old.

The new blog is up and running, there you will find 100% of the posts dedicated to actresses, dramas and films.

June 11th.... the new blog is going well but it is much more work so unsure if I want to keep two going. For now will but am going to bring some of those actress posts over here as I know many have missed out on some faves. Actually just may end up transferring all of them over as I'm seriously leaning to going back to one blog, tried having others at one in the past which also proved to take up a lot more time than I expected.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Nogizaka46: Pics from the 'Girls Awards 2015 Spring/Summer Fashion Show'

 Been trying to catch up on my dramas and movies lately which is why there hasn't been as many posts the last few days and perhaps for a few more days, before I knew it that 'need to watch' list grew so big had to devote some time to viewing but there will be quite a few posts on those watches coming up soon.
 Been a bit quiet with the group lately, still waiting for the fourth season of NOGIBINGO! to be subbed along with their new show 'Under Construction', no word on when or if they'll be subbed. The "Inochi wa Utsukushii" single sales have been better the last two weeks as it's now up to a total of 574,000 copies sold, another 40,000 and they'll have their best selling single.
 On April 29th the group appeared at the 'Girls Awards' show for I think the third year in a row, will try to hunt down videos from it but the group hardly has any of them for their appearances. While the whole group was there only five members took part in the fashion show, all the members have some sort of an affiliation with a magazine which is why they were models. The five who were in the show were Mai, Nanami(wow did she look fabulous!), Asuka, Sayuri and Nanase, which is the order of the pics.












































Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Rena Matsui: Sunday Shonen "Gravure Best Selection" mag scans

 It just occurred to me before I started writing this post that Rena may have set a record in March for singing on three #1 singles with three different groups! First there was AKB's "Green Flash", then Nogi's "Inochi wa Utsukushii" and finally her main group SKE topped the charts with "Boku wa Shitteiru", if it's been done before then it's happened very rarely, can anyone else recall if it's ever happened? No more singles with Nogi though as she 'graduated' from them on April 12th but she's sure to have another #1 with AKB's 40th single which is coming out on May 20th.
 Just this one set of Rena pics but there are 20 of them and she does look quite terrific, noticed she's toned down her mag spreads recently being much more conservative and this set of pics is from a special Sunday Shonen mag called "Gravure Best Selection".