idol singers

Trouble with stalkers? Japanese moving company offers discount to musicians trying to escape fans

Multiple music-related scenarios earn band members cheaper bills.

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Tokyo’s AKB48 idol-themed cafe announces sudden, permanent closure

Only a few weeks left to visit the idol singer eatery, plus possibly one more Akihabara landmark.

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Idol stalker figures out where his target lives from the reflection in her eyes in social media photo

Uses clue to ambush, gag, and grope woman as she returns home.

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AKB48, Japan’s biggest idol singer group, apologizes for selling “Date Tickets”

Tickets promised to let fans “Experience what it’s like to be an AKB48 member’s lover.”

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Japanese man’s bank isn’t satisfied with him cancelling fixed deposit to support favorite idol

Banker asks fan why he needs the extra cash, struggles to process the idol-loving response.

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Beautiful idol singer leaves show business, opens delicious ramen restaurant in Tokyo

She used to be affiliated with AKB48, Japan’s biggest idol group, but now ramen fans are the ones singing about her amazing noodles.

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Japanese idol’s attempt at taking a “cute” photo backfires in terrifying way

Hilarity then ensues as she tries to prove her mortal state of living

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Japan’s unbelievably buff muscle idol shares workout videos, performs wicked clothesline【Videos】

Reika Saiki is here to evolve traditional kawaii cuteness into a new form: mukikawa.

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Ramen restaurant in Japan sells one-of-a-kind extra: handshakes with the owner/chef!

Noodle joint takes a page from the idol singer industry.

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Japanese boy tries to wipe away the tears of assaulted idol singer he sees crying on TV

A heartbreaking gesture of kindness for a woman in an industry that often doesn’t treat its performers like people.

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Kindai University’s legendary opening ceremony blows away new students with confetti and idols

Light displays, idol dances, motivational speeches, celebrity appearances–you name it, they’ve got it.

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Idol group that covered up singer’s attack by fans at home dismantles team system for “relaunch”

NGT48 shakeup comes after months of scandal.

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Idol says her on-stage apology after being attacked was something her managers forced her to do

NGT48 members says she was told that if she didn’t apologize, another idol would be made to read a letter of apology for her.

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New single moves AKB48 to second place on all-time Japanese CD sales list, but is it enough?

Idol group’s newest song is its 36th million-seller in a row, but a recent change may mean it’s leaving a ton of money on the table.

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Idol singer mega-group AKB48 cancels annual General Election following string of scandals

Event will be skipped for the first time in 10 years, leaving fans to find some other way to throw money at their favorite idol units.

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Former AKB48 idol singer gets proposed to on first date, says yes, is now married

Graduating from Japan’s biggest idol group means liberation from its no-romance clause, and this former member has now found the love of her life.

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Japanese idol singers offer bottles of their used bathwater to fans at eye-popping price

Group recommends pouring some into your own tub to make it feel like you’re taking a bath together with the idols.

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Idol singer who was attacked at home removes affiliation with idol group from Twitter profile

As NGT48 announces new concerts, Maho Yamaguchi and three others seem to be distancing themselves from the unit.

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AKB48’s new idol outfits are so stylish everyone’s talking about the company that makes them

And you can browse all of their outfits in detail on the Instagram page of the company that made them

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Idol manager resigns after attack on singer, company claims no group members broke law

Management company explains slow response, maintains no members of NGT48 illegally supplied attackers with victim’s home address.

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