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Mayuyu’s drama receives insanely lower ratings

It would seem that success as an idol does not necessarily lend itself to success in other areas of Japanese celebrity life.  Recently, Watanabe Mayu starred in a Fuji TV drama titled, “Tatakau! Shouten Girl”, where she takes one of the lead roles.  Unfortunately, even Mayuyu couldn’t save the show from terribly low ratings. Continue reading Mayuyu’s drama receives insanely lower ratings

Kobayashi Yoshinori not shocked at Yukirin scandal

Kobayashi Yoshinori is a manga artist and writer, well known in Japanese AKB fandom as a very vocal supporter of AKB48.  He even wrote an entire graphic novel about his history with AKB.  Already established as a person with strong opinions on controversial political issues, what’s his stance on the Yukirin scandal?! Continue reading Kobayashi Yoshinori not shocked at Yukirin scandal