2016 was another eventful year for The iDOLM@STER franchise. The 765 Pro girls took their time as they expanded their wings to the rest of the world, while the Cinderellas and Millions have grown up enough to start running ahead in their own paths. The SideM boys may not go on the exact same path, but they’ve started their drive. 876 may have been dormant for a while, but now they’re acting as the bridge between the franchises. Finally, a small but real shining star has also been born in the form of THE iDOLM@STER Kr.
Let’s take this time to look back at 2016.
Continue reading 2016 in Review: Six Stars
Another year, another Yukumas Kurumas nico nama. This time around, the SideM boys finally got to be in it!
Continue reading Yukumas Kurumas 2016 Compilation
To celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the franchise, they gathered a variety of producers and had them talk about it live. They also used today as a chance to announce more details about upcoming events.
Continue reading THE IDOLM@STER 11th Anniversary Niconama Roundup
Today, Imai Asami, Hara Yumi, Ohashi Ayaka, Fukuhara Ayaka, Hara Sayuri and GamiP appeared on stage for the IM@S GAME SHOW 2016 stage of the Tokyo Game Show. In a heated janken battle, Mingosu managed to beat Fuurin for the right to play the PSVR game.
Oh yeah and here’s a roundup of the announcements during today’s TGS event:
Continue reading IM@S GAME SHOW 2016 announcements
This is a very long episode, again, covering ML3rd. Just don’t mind the Buppan Nanamin part.
Continue reading HPTalk Episode 14
A yearly event at this point in time, The iDOLM@STER is back at Choukaigi, and this time, SideM is also joining! This year, the Nico Choukaigi will happen on April 29-30th in Makuhari Messe as usual. Unlike previous years where it was held over the weekend, this year’s Choukaigi actually starts on a Friday (although it is a public holiday in Japan). Do read up on Chuck’s previous post on the event if you’re not sure what Choukaigi is.
Continue reading CHOU IDOLM@STER JAPAN: The iDOLM@STER at Nico Choukaigi
Recently, a certain someone gushed about Mocho on the latest episode of the Ichiban Kuji Radio. Another person on the other hand got extremely excited while TakeP managed to get a full combo of SHINE on a niconama last night.
Potentially find out who I’m talking about after the break!
Continue reading imas10th: Pamphlet Interview Series: Blue Tea Party
A certain idol shined really bright in the latest episode of Cinderella Girls, so we’re back with more translated interviews!
Continue reading imas10th: Pamphlet Interview Series: Sparkling Diamond Miracle Cat Song
We’re back with some more interviews for you, and today’s special will have the birthday girls AND the Tokimeki Team!
Continue reading imas10th: Pamphlet Interview Series: Gaogao☆TOKIMEKI♪Wing
THE IDOLM@STER Live events generally involve the sales of pamphlets, and the one that was sold in the 10th live is definitely the most packed one yet. They’re actually selling it through Lalabit at the moment, so if you’re interested in and was not able to obtain it during the live because of whatever reason, go ahead and get it!
As I read through the pamphlet during my flight back, I can’t help but started wanting to translate the interviews as they’re wonderfully done. I’ll do this in several articles, with each article containing around 3 or 4 interviews from the performers of THE IDOLM@STER M@STERS OF IDOL WORLD 2015. I’m going to try and do at least one per team, but I won’t be doing it in any particular order!
Disclaimer, the translations may not be 100% accurate, so take it as you will.
Continue reading imas10th: Pamphlet Interview Series