Idols

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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Japanese gravure idol loses weight, becomes poster girl for Rizap weight loss company 【Video】

This bikini model may have lost her “happy fat” but she definitely hasn’t lost her spark.

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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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Japanese gravure idol has a fishy secret to share in her bathroom 【Photos】

Shihomi Yoshino poses topless in the shower but no one’s looking at her breasts.

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Love Live otaku takes up two seats on bus for himself, four for his anime plushie crushes

Love Liver stretches his anime idols out for a relaxing ride, but online critics aren’t a fan of his manners.

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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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“There are many mentally unwell girls in AKB48” claims ex-member of Japan’s top idol singer group

Five-year veteran talks about indirect “cries for help.”

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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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Japanese idol singer who was attacked at home makes on-stage apology for “causing commotion”

”You didn’t do anything wrong!” shout fans as management confirms attackers were helped by information provided by another idol.

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Bring your 2-D waifu to life with world’s first life-sized “emotional” robotic figurine 【Video】

You’ll never be lonely with Kosaka by your side.

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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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Big Angel: “Fat” J-Pop idol group who fell from heaven after eating too much 【Video】

A five-piece girl group like the Spice Girls, only larger and with nicknames like “Fried Chicken” and “Ham and Sausages”.

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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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