Tofu Pro Wrestling is a TV Asahi late night drama starring various members of AKB48 and its associated sister groups. It started broadcasting on January 21, 2017 and ran 24 episodes up to July 1, 2017. The theme song for this drama is AKB48’s 47th single Shoot Sign.
Selective Hearing takes a look at the BBC Four Documentary Tokyo Girls which explores the Japanese pop music industry and its focus on traditional beauty ideals, confronting the nature of gender power dynamics at work.
This episode of AKBingo! features the dog lovers and haters within AKB48 and Muramoto Daisuke's graveyard of pets.
AKBingo! recently went through a change with long-time MC's Bad Boys leaving the show and second generation MC's Woman Rush Hour taking over. We do a quick rundown of this changing of the guard and then take a look at one of the more recent episodes.
Hatsumori Bemars is a TV Tokyo drama starring Nogizaka46, who also provide the opening and ending themes from their 12th single Taiyou Knock. The series ran from July 10, 2015 to September 25, 2015 for a total of 12 episodes.
Kurofuku Monogatari is an 8 episode drama that aired in winter of 2014 on TV Asahi. Based on a manga series of the same name the story follows the path of Akira. A medical school failure who enters the world of hostess clubs.
TOZ continues his journey to watching all the episodes of the South Korean variety show with documenting on the 150th Avengers-themed episode.
Ando Lloyd is a science fiction/romance drama starring SMAP’s Kimura Takyua and actress/singer Kou Shibasaki. It is a 10 episode series that aired on TBS in Japan from October 13 – December 15 2013.
FujiTV's mega-idol group Idoling!!! and new sub-group Idoling!!! NEO have simultaneous single releases next week. How do they stack up? Who will win?