Produce 48

Random Viewing: Produce 48 Episode 0

Selective Hearing takes a look at the Mnet music competition/survival show Produce 48. First up is the prologue episode that explains the concept of this collaboration with AKB48 and introduces viewers to some of the contestants. […]


Random Viewing: Tofu Pro Wrestling

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. […]


Random Viewing: Tokyo Girls

Selective Hearing looks 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. […]