This episode is about AKB0048, but also the history of AKB48 and other themes in the anime.
I talk about Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future, K-pop and the Korean wave in japan!
My first impressions of Love Live Sunshine!!
In honor of their final live this week, I pushed up the Love Live episode.
A series focusing on the history of Japanese idols in Anime and their real life counterparts. Up every Wednesday! This episode focuses on Cho Kuse ni Narisou, a comedy from 1994. As well as the seiyuu boom in the 90’s.
Please someone out there finished subbing this series! It’s almost been 20 years!
I talk about Idol Densetsu Eriko and Assemble Insert with a bit on the late night ecchi Lemon Angel.
Part three is about Creamy Mami, the origins of the media mix and 80’s idol culture.
Part two talks about the rise and fall of the idol duo Pink Lady and the one hit wonder origin of Sue Cat.
In part one, I explain what this project is about, what it isn’t about, and go into the first idol anime, Sasurai no Taiyou aka Wandering Sun. I talk about how idol culture started in Japan and the people behind it.