A Graduation From JyuJyu Announced

It looks like graduation season is still in full swing. I figured it might be over, boy was I wrong. I really started to enjoy JyuJyu in a big way when they relaunched in July 2016 with two new members joining Neu-chan. Those members were Minoru and Miori. Along with them soon came the release of ノロイハジメ (Noroi Hajime) and the video for the title track. I am sure we can all remember that. Today there is a bit of sad news.

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The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.10: It’s ANOTHER Chanmomo Podcast

Terry and John are back one more time to talk about all kinds of idol news. Garry, is not with us this time and is, of course, sorely missed. We have the usual back forth about all the current news we could find, I think we also go off on a couple of tangents which are always fun.

In the news this week:

  • Alloy, Oyasumi Hologram and BILLIE IDLE all announce new CD releases (Alloy and BILLIE IDLE also throw in some tour dates for good measure).
  • NECRONOMIDOL’s Imaizumi Rei is getting her own solo project.
  • Pour Lui updates us on her “DiET or DiE” progress.
  • ICE CREAM SUICIDE announce Koguma Kinako’s graduation.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from Band Ja Naimon!, DaiDaiDai and Aphrodite, as well as running down the past week’s CD releases.

We are now available on Stitcher, Pocket Cast, Google Play Music and iTunes.

Multiple audio formats available of all our podcasts at archive.org.

Screaming Sixties – Utsusemi no Hana / Dai Sanji Botchi Sensou

This is the first in a series of short articles highlighting some of the rarer CDs that I have been able to acquire in my days of collecting. I will try to give as much information as I have been able to find on these item. Some of these will be very sparse on information as the only information available is on the disk itself or its contents.

Our first CD will be 絶叫する60度 – 空蝉の花 / 大惨事ぼっち戦争. This CD was released by Dead or Sing Records on August 1st, 2015 as a venue only exclusive and was limited to 1000 copies. It was released to commemorate the groups one year anniversary.

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Broken By The Scream On Showroom

In a splendid attempt to reach out to fans, both at home and internationally, Broken By The Scream will be having Showroom appearances for the rest of the month. Each day will consist of a couple of the girls interacting with fans on a more personal level. For you English speakers out there, you will probably want to tune on the days Io-chan is on. Let us get a look at the schedule.

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The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.9: LoL Icons

Four weeks in a row, must be some sort of record. Here comes your favorite alternative idol podcast. Your hosts Garry, Terry and John are back one more time to talk about all kinds of idol news. I think there is even some discussion about some music videos as well. It is a super packed show.

In the news this week:

  • Mistress and Malcolm Mask McLaren announce the departure of a member.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da release a solo song for Megumi.
  • CY8ER shoot a music video.
  • Yukueshirezutsurezure / Not Secured, Loose Ends are touring Canada THIS WEEK.
  • NECRONOMIDOL announce a mysterious new solo project for one of their members.
  • Living Dead I Dolls get ready to debut some new songs and outfits.
  • CDJapan lift their export ban on BiSH merchandise…for now at least.
  • Maison book girl announce a new single with a July 19th release date.
  • Broken By The Scream to start performing mini-lives via Showroom next month.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from Haruno Megumi, Mikazuki Maria, BiS, Kikkawa You and 969.

Multiple audio formats available of all our podcasts at archive.org.

We are now available on Stitcher, Pocket Cast, Google Play Music and iTunes.