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School Idols vs. Pro Idols: The Hints of Sobering Reality in Love Live!

School Idols vs. Pro Idols: The Hints of Soberi...

The public face of the idol industry is far different from what lies within. Girls and guys meant to provide images of purity on the surface are often the products...

School Idols vs. Pro Idols: The Hints of Soberi...

The public face of the idol industry is far different from what lies within. Girls and guys meant to provide images of purity on the surface are often the products...

The Canon of Kanan: Love Live! Sunshine!! Character Controversy

The Canon of Kanan: Love Live! Sunshine!! Chara...

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article concerning Love Live! Sunshine!! character Kanan Matsuura’s rise from being last place in the very first Center Election (a vote which determines who will...

The Canon of Kanan: Love Live! Sunshine!! Chara...

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article concerning Love Live! Sunshine!! character Kanan Matsuura’s rise from being last place in the very first Center Election (a vote which determines who will...

How Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Least Popular Character Rocketed to #1

How Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Least Popular Chara...

In the beginning, the waters were rough for the character Kanan Matsuura in Love Live! Sunshine!! One of the nine new girls introduced as part of the school idol group...

How Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Least Popular Chara...

In the beginning, the waters were rough for the character Kanan Matsuura in Love Live! Sunshine!! One of the nine new girls introduced as part of the school idol group...

Good Idol/Wise Sister: Dia, Ruby, and Notions of Ideal Japanese Women in Love Live! Sunshine!!

Good Idol/Wise Sister: Dia, Ruby, and Notions o...

There are two phrases in Japanese culture that are traditionally said to describe the “ideal Japanese woman.” The first is Yamato nadeshiko, which roughly translates to “Japanese carnation.” The second...

Good Idol/Wise Sister: Dia, Ruby, and Notions o...

There are two phrases in Japanese culture that are traditionally said to describe the “ideal Japanese woman.” The first is Yamato nadeshiko, which roughly translates to “Japanese carnation.” The second...

To All Love Livers : Practical Guide To Visiting Aqours' Hometown Numazu

To All Love Livers : Practical Guide To Visitin...

In my previous article, I showed you pictorial comparisons between places in Numazu that the girls of Aqours appeared in the Love Live Sunshine anime. Here, I will provide detailed instructions for...

To All Love Livers : Practical Guide To Visitin...

In my previous article, I showed you pictorial comparisons between places in Numazu that the girls of Aqours appeared in the Love Live Sunshine anime. Here, I will provide detailed instructions for...

A Love Live Sunshine Anime Pilgrimage Guide : Visiting The Actual Location

A Love Live Sunshine Anime Pilgrimage Guide : V...

Love Live! Sunshine!! started airing on 2nd of July 2016. It features the successors of u’s, Aqours. The story is set in the city of Numazu city in Shizuoka prefecture,...

A Love Live Sunshine Anime Pilgrimage Guide : V...

Love Live! Sunshine!! started airing on 2nd of July 2016. It features the successors of u’s, Aqours. The story is set in the city of Numazu city in Shizuoka prefecture,...