Tofu Pro Wrestling The REAL 2017 WIP CLIMAX

On June 24, 2017, it was announced that AKB48 would follow up their Japanese TV Academy award-winning late-night drama Tofu Pro Wrestling with an actual pro wrestling event featuring the cast of the show and the new additions to the roster who appeared in the drama’s final episode. This raised a very big question, can these idols pull off a live wrestling event? […]


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. […]