Reika Saiki is stronger than you!

Reika Saiki is stronger than you!

Yes, Reika Saiki is stronger than you. It’s ok; she’s stronger than most readers of this site. You may not be familiar with her, but Reika Saiki is no stranger to pop culture in Japan. She is an acclaimed professional wrestler, Japanese bodybuilder, mainstream idol and singer. Reika Saiki first...

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BoA tries to conquer American pop industry

BoA tries to conquer American pop industry

While I’m not the biggest fan of BoA, I do like her music from the early part of the 2000’s (Atlantis Princess, Listen to my heart). Yesterday it has been made official that she’s taking her career to America to try and tackle one of the most critical pop industries...

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Yuko Ogura wins Gravure Idol Award

Yuko Ogura wins Gravure Idol Award

Sankei Newspaper’s entertainment website ZakZak has awarded Yuko Ogura their first ever Gravure Idol Award on July 17th, 2008. Some may consider her a non tradition choice because usually popular gravure idols have a large chest. So its a pleasant change to see that you can have normal and realistic...

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Top 10 Japanese Gravure Idols

Top 10 Japanese Gravure Idols

Who does AskMen.com think are the top 10 Japanese gravure idols? I think it’s pretty cool to see a U.S. magazine take the time out to make a list like this. If you look at who made the top 10, you can definitely see an American view of beauty. I...

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Miyuki Asao suicide by hydrogen sulfide

Miyuki Asao suicide by hydrogen sulfide

Seems that the hydrogen sulfide suicides have even hit the AV world. Miyuki Asao, AV (Adult Video) star has used the gas to commit suicide. Her friends were shocked and dismayed, but knew she wasn’t very happy with her life. Miyuki Asao grew up in a wealthy family, and attended...

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Who is Xiaxue?

Who is Xiaxue?

Not quite Japanese (Singaporean/Chinese actually), but her recent techy love made me want to post about her. The popular Singaporean Blogstar Xiaxue, aka Wendy Cheng, has made news recently slamming the IPhone in favor for a Chinese knockoff. You may have remembered Xiaxue from making Gizmodo’s Top 10 blogger babes...

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