Idols

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 “one in a millennium” idol, but her manager is one in a million.

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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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Idol draws such massive crowds at Tokyo college that police can’t guarantee safety【Video】

When once-in-a-millennium idol Kanna Hashimoto is stopping by, crowd control in a must.

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Idol anime voice actress explains why she doesn’t like being called an “idol”

”I don’t have any idea what other people’s image of perfection is.”

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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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Talent agency frustrated at idol fans’ aggressiveness, tells them to stop on official website

Instinctively chasing down idols may be acceptable in fans’ eyes, but not so in everyone else’s.

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How to rob an idol singer otaku: Look up the birthday of his favorite idol

Momoiro Clover Z supporter gets robbed by fellow fan for having an easy-to-crack ATM card code.

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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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Japanese police make third arrest in connection with Love Live! anime manhole vandalism spree

Officers establish connection with one other vandal, show there’s nowhere for law-breaking otaku to hide.

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This Love Liver’s anime armor may be the most extreme otaku outfit ever conceived

Hardcore Love Live! fan celebrates birthday of his pick for best girl by wearing a merchandise mountain that’s big enough for eleven people.

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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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Japanese idol singers selling personal phone calls to fans who want to skip the singing

New service offers calls directly from idols to fans’ smartphones or PCs, with chats coming as soon as five minutes from the request.

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Senegalese soccer team’s dance moves go perfectly with Japanese idol music, fan discovers【Videos】

As Senegal’s players shine on the field, famous anime anthem asks if their hearts are shining too.

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Japanese anime girl virtual YouTuber also speaks perfect English!【Video】

Virtual idol Sakura Fujima stands out from the pack with a voice that sounds familiar…

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Japanese teen idol singer impregnated by manager gives birth to healthy baby boy【Photos】

Following accusations of “betrayal” from angry fans, couple starts a new, happy chapter in their lives.

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Bomb threats against Love Live! concert lead to arrest of 17-year-old boy in Japan

Social media posts about “limitless explosions” draw police response.

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