According to Oricon, for the week of June 8th to June 14th, 2015, Watanabe Mayu’s new single, Deai no Tsuzuki comes in at 2nd, with 48,240 copies sold. Continue reading Watanabe Mayu’s single nears 50k in first week sales
News coverage of the recent AKB election by “Minna No News” reveals a slew of interesting types and genre of fans.
Pomu Pomu Pudding is a character made by Sanrio, the popular creators of Hello Kitty. Recently, Mr. Pudding himself makes a surprise appearance at one of Watanabe Mayu’s recent promotion event, for her new solo single Deai no Tsuzuki. What follows is pretty hilarious. Continue reading Mayuyu likes Pudding buttholes
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 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