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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Jurina Matsui: Some newish happenings....

 Have close to a hundred SKE posts and every one has been about a member, to date still haven't done one group post yet. That will be changing as there's been some recent mag spreads that feature many of the members but not enough pics for a solo post. Plus their 21st single came out three weeks ago so there's been plenty of news about it. But this is just a Jurina post so on to her....

 Those are from Jurina's first and only photobook "Jurina" which came out in September 2015. That PB sold quite well so wonder why there hasn't been a second one, really would love to see it. This is her first post since March, there were three right in the beginning of the year but sadly Jurina has been quite quiet these last few months though her activities have picked up and have many new pics for today.
 Last year Jurina finished ninth on my top twenty faves list, only reason she wasn't higher was because 2016 was not a busy year for her except for her "Death Cash" drama. She had the lead in that series and I thought it was a very good and interesting watch. Will be doing another list for 2017 and the amount of women who have shot at being #1 is very small.
 At the end of March thought Jurina had an excellent chance at taking the top spot for this year, would really like to see that happen but we're going to need to hear so much more from her, that second PB may leap frog her to #1. No doubt I'm in the minority but to me Jurina has to be the hottest gal in the world and she has been for a while now, hard to think of any new adjectives that can describe her.

 You'll notice in these new pics that she's gone back to her original hair color, thought that reddish tint looked superb on her. Two mag spreads and the other one will finish the post off. Jurina was #3 this year in June's Senbatsu voting which is her highest position yet and bet she may hit number two next year. These are a bit older and from a special mag to promote the Senbatsu election.

 SKE appeared at this year's 'Tokyo Idol Fest' which ran for three days last week. That fest is really getting to be such a major event, not too many huge groups used to appear but they did this year as SKE made an appearance and so didn't Keya along with a few other big time names.

 Jurina does a very good job at keeping her Instagram and Twitter accounts updated and quite often has some beyond superb pics.

 Jurina also did a pair of interviews the last two weeks of July for the How Collect website.

 Just the one new mag spread and Jurina looks so dazzling in the set it's a crime that it's only seven pics. She also has the cover and the set is from the August 21st issue of Big Comic Spirits, there's also a video of the photo shoot but as of now it's not on YT.


  1. The How Collect ones with the heart made me think now is a good time to go for that 2nd PB

  2. SKE isn't nearly as popular as they once were but don't think that's the case with Jurina, another PB from her would definitely be a huge seller.