Idols

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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Otaku dating service says some of its female members specifically refuse to date Love Live! fans

Love Livers’ romantic prospects are limited, but there’s also a silver lining to being a fan of the hit idol anime.

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Anime featuring yakuza thugs getting gender reassignment surgeries to become idols begins in July

New trailers give a glimpse of the insanity.

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Hater lets world know he hates Love Live! by spray-painting over anime manhole covers in Japan

Real-life town where anime’s second arc takes place experiences hateful vandalism.

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Idol group AKB48 sells 2.5 million copies of new CD, bags full of them end up in trash days later

In the Japanese idol singer world, sometimes the difference between love and hate can be hard to see.

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Japanese idol singer announces hatred of otaku faces, further solidifies masochistic fanbase

Being sweet and coy didn’t work when discussing a photo ban, so Eren tried the brutally direct approach instead.

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Daughter of Japanese idol and former SMAP star Takuya Kimura makes her modelling debut in Japan

The Japanese beauty steps out from the shadow of her father’s “sexiest man of the year” titles with some good-looking poses of her own.

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Otaku life in pictures: Fan buys enough copies of anime idol photo album to cover half his floor

Hardcore fan spends nearly US$1,500 amassing stockpile of voice actress’ newest book, doesn’t know what to do with them all.

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