J-Entertainment

FEMM go out with a bang in their “Whiplash” music video

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FEMM are not going anywhere, but their “Whiplash” music video concludes the promotion cycle for their debut album, “Femm-Isation” (iTunes/Oct. 1). Amazing. The choreo, though. FEMM is just evidence that J-pop can be awesome when the Japanese companies actually put effort into their shit, you know, as if they gave a single fuck. Also helps their international appeal if they ... Read More »

Aklo’s “I Don’t Care” featuring Crystal Kay shows he’s one to watch

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Trilingual (Japanese, Spanish, English) Tokyo-born rapper Aklo released his second full-length studio album “The Arrival” last week, and it features a collaboration from the woman of the moment that will never come, Crystal Kay. Frankly speaking, her stint on “I Don’t Care” is better than everything she’s dropped this year in her bid to crack the Western market. She’s playing ... Read More »

Company of girl group Mecha High demands money from fans who dated members

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Two members of irrelevant Japanese girl group Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School (Mecha High), Yuki Miho and Miura Sena, were booted from the group for having relationships with fans. This wouldn’t necessarily be a new thing since these idol groups have had dating bans forever (right or wrong), but what’s unique about this situation is that the group’s company is ... Read More »

‘Roommate’ finalizes new cast with KARA’s Youngji & Bae Jong Ok + Otani Ryohei free balls it

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‘Roommate‘ has finalized their new cast for their new season, and in addition to all the previous additions we covered, actress Bae Jong Ok and KARA‘s Youngji have also been announced as the final two additions. This … you know … it could actually be interesting if the producers don’t fuck it up. Oh yeah, actor Otani Ryohei says he ... Read More »

Can Sunny, g.o.d.’s Park Joon Hyung, GOT7’s Jackson, and Otani Ryohei save “Roommate”?

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The ratings for “Roommate” are completely in the toilet right now, and Hong Soo Hyun is just the latest to announce she’s leaving the show, following the lead of 2NE1‘s Park Bom, Song Ga Yeon, Shin Sung Woo, and Lee So Ra. That seems … less than ideal. But the producers are ramping up for season two anyway, and there ... Read More »