idol singers

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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“It doesn’t feel like I’m alive” – Idol breaks silence after two male fans attack her at home

After men are released and management fails to address problem to her satisfaction, she says “I don’t want anyone else to have to go through this.”

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Japanese idol asks fans to marry her, provided they can pay her 400,000 yen (US$3,550) a month

Said she wanted dying relative to see her as a bride, but there’s another twist.

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A Japanese idol got married so his management asked Twitter to decide if he should be fired

It’s a rough life for Japanese idols, a fact which was recently made crystal clear for Amatou Danshi member Kazuma Muroi.

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Japanese idol’s manager fires back at impatient fans who keep pestering her to stream live video

Kanna Hashimoto is called the “once in a millennium” idol, but her manager is one in a million too.

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Fake idol neural network company explains its goals: “Humans and AIs creating together”

They aren’t just creating armies of fictional smiling girls for the fun of it!
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Kyoto temple goes modern with Techno Memorial combining music and lights with Buddhist Festival

And you probably thought Buddhism was a boring religion, didn’t you?

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Voice actresses applying for roles in Kemono Friends anime must say how big their breasts are

Leaving the sections for education and professional experience blank are A-OK though.

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Idol singer forgets to shut off streaming camera, giggles over how much she makes per video【Vid】

”Don’t watch this if you don’t want to have your dreams shattered,” warns one fan, but others have a very different response.

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Japanese idol singer too sick to dance in music video gets replaced by CG, manga drawings【Video】

AKB48 couldn’t give her spot to another idol, so they found a way to put her in the video even if she wasn’t physically present.

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Idol group AKB48’s new song is the third-best-selling Japanese single CD of all time【Video】

Akihabara-based mega-group reasserts its dominance over the idol singer industry.

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