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.

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The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.8: Everybody Gets A New Member

Garry, Terry and John are back again, for the third week in a row. Please, hold the applause. Somehow we managed to eek a full show out of a pretty thin docket. Plus we had a couple of unexpected listeners, they got a special shout-out, Pure Idol Heart and Ruruko. Thanks for listening. A big thanks to all of our regulars as well. We wouldn’t do this with out your support.

In the news this week:

  • BiS, GANG PARADE, Gokigen Teikoku and Spark Speaker show off their new line-ups.
  • NECRONOMIDOL announce a show in France, and a separate very mysterious online livestream.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da announce their 3rd album.
  • CY8ER lose out on Tokyo Candoll, announce a new tour and also hold the strangest fan event we’ve ever seen.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from BiS, Zenbu Kimi no Sei da and Avandoned.

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Zenkimi Previews – Megumi’s Solo Song

Another week another Zenkimi preview! this time its the turn of our very own part manager part idol Megumi.

Now i’ll be honest I was expecting something akin to Yotsus solo and it too be mostly electronic but so it turns out zenkimi dont care what I was expecting and decided to completely flip the tables on us with something I can only describe as FACE MELTING.

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The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep.7: Not Doing Things By the Book (Girl)

We managed to do two weeks in a row, and that is just fantastic, don’t you think? Garry is back from parts unknown, chatting with John and Terry about various idol happenings. Plus, things get a little sideways for a second and the show get a bit spicy.

In the news this week:

  • We talk about Spark Speaker, formerly known as Dinosaur Brain.
  • CY8ER and Gokigen Teikoku provide us with details of their new members.
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da preview 2 more brand new songs.
  • Codomomental are auditioning for an as yet unannounced project.
  • Local man tries to sue idol group, fails miserably.

We also share our thoughts on MVs from mistress, Maison book girl, Neuchan and Koutei Camera Gal.

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Zenbu Kimi no Sei da – Yotsu Has Her Solo

Yotsu has her turn at the solo song thing. Only three more to go and we will have a full set. Check the story from Homicidols and have a listen. One wonders when the CD will come out.

If you recall when Mashiro’s solo song was released a little while back, word went out that every member of Zenbu Kimi no Sei Da would have her own solo track. And then there weren’t any other solos, but Komachi from NSLE was included. Well, it’s Yotsu’s turn. Be afraid. [解禁]ぜんぶ君のせいだ。緑色「一十三四」ソロ曲「リコリスアイロニー」を公式サイトにて2時間限定公開です!楽曲の事は #リコリスアイロニー にて呟いてくれると即座に拾いに行きます!ツアーの何処かでお披露目!https://t.co/WNYYiuDN7o #ぜんぶ君のせいだ pic.twitter.com/cT69w8E8Bc…

via It’s Time to Listen to Zenkimi Yotsu’s Solo Song — Homicidols

The Alternative Idol Podcast Ep. 5: Drollrum Please

Once again we are back with the best (only) English language podcast about Alternative Japanese Idol music on the internet! We chatted about the news of the week, some videos and I even think there might be a joke or two in there. We, Terry (Ramenshuriken), Garry (Idol is SHiT) and John  (Straight From Japan) always have something entertaining to say, and it might even be informative.

Oh, we also did a give-away. That was super fun.

In the news this week

  • All of the fallout from the WACK auditions
  • Details of BABYMETAL’s upcoming summer tour of Japan
  • DEADLIFT LOLITA announce their first US appearance at Anime Midwest in Chicago
  • Broken By The Scream add a new member and announce their first one-man show
  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da, GANG PARADE and BiSH offer up previews of their upcoming releases

We also share our thoughts on MVs from Living Dead I Dolls, Mistress, Hachimitsu★Koutei, BILLIE IDLE and Malcolm Mask McLaren.

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The Alt Idol Podcast Ep. 4: This Podcast is WACK

After a one week break we are back with the fourth episode of the Alt Idol Podcast. Believe it or not, your very favorite personalities, Terry (Ramenshuriken), Garry (Idol is SHiT) and John  (Straight From Japan) had some things to talk about. I know, it is weird, right?

We also had a special announcement!!!! It is a GIVE-AWAY! Details in the podcast.

In the news this week

  • Zenbu Kimi no Sei da. song preview and CD release info
  • A recap of the first few days of the WACK auditions
  • BABYMETAL announce a headline show at the Palladium in LA
  • Yukueshirezutsurezure finally launch their international fanclub
  • NECRONOMIDOL add a ton of rarities to their online store
  • BiSH announce details of their upcoming CD releases

We also share our thoughts on MVs from The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, CY8ER, Yanakoto Sotto Mute and DEADLIFT LOLITA.

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

We are now available on Stitcher and Pocket Cast

Zenbu Kimi no Sei da. Is Super Nice To Us

Well, is this the new way of doing things? Conomomental’s ぜんぶ君のせいだ。(Zenbu Kimi no Sei da.) is switching up the game and letting us preview the whole upcoming single at once. Hell, we even get the cover art. Since it is only a two hour window, here we go.

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Zenkimi Is At It Again

It seems that every time a Codomometal artist has a release upcoming they kind of suck all the fun out of getting the actual release. So ぜんぶ君のせいだ。( Zenbu Kimi no Sei da.) does it again, and not even a day of rest. This one is slightly less denpa than yesterday’s offering. As usual just a two hour window.

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Zenbu Kimi no Sei da. Hits Us With A Sneak Attack

Earlier, ぜんぶ君のせいだ。(Zenbu Kimi no Sei da.) teased us with an “Announcement at 22:00 post”. OK, what will it be? They just dropped a Mashiro solo song on us. Will it be another solo by one of the other girls? Another video? My mind was just reeling with possibilities. 22:00 came and what happened, a Twitcast. Dejected I went on with my day.

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