I hope they reference the "no boyfriend" thing way better than AKB0048 did, I want to see the darkest parts on the animu, no need to be one of the main characters, maybe someone from the I-1 Club.
Also, that speech on their HQ was pretty creepy "never complain" and all that shit was horrible.
>I want to see the darkest parts on the animu
>lewd ep 2 screenshot
You know what I mean, I also want to know what the fuck happened to Mayu, and speaking of Mayu, is just like Chihaya, she always seem to ruin the mood by bottling all her problems and still having the other girls notice it.
Is that pregnant belly shooped?
is she supposed to be fat or preggo?
>I hope they reference the "no boyfriend" thing
Isn't that what they did already, Mayu was forced out of I-1 because she was seen at night with a guy.
That speech was TOO creepy, like no one is that blatantly evil.
That wasn't just some guy
The thing is, maybe that's the norm on RL idol groups in Japan.
Mayu is a good girl.
Her mom is the slut.
Too bad Yamakan didn't cast Aya Hirano in the role.
But I want to see a confirmed boyfriend thing, demoting and then the hair shaving with an apology.
I almost dropped this after the first episode. So glad i didn't. All this reality. Love it
It's a cheap edit to make her look pregnant.
>Too bad Yamakan didn't cast Aya Hirano in the role.
Maybe you missed the point about him casting real sendai girls to create an idol group and voice the cast.
It's no more realistic than shit like AKB0048, the idol parts that is. It's just on the other end of the scale. But stupid people think edgy = realism.
Akimoto isn't that overtly evil. He's far more evil than simple shit like that. It's disappointing how WuG is so cartoony in its attempted portrayal of the real issues with the idol industry.
Like that gravure "job" they had was ridiculous. No one could be that fucking stupid as to allow his talents to be subjected to that and do nothing. Yamakan could have easily made a far superior episode touching on the same thing, but actually showing regular gravure photoshoots and how gross that part of the idol industry is.
From what I've heard, working in the idol industry in Japan or as a child actor in the US is horrible. There are alot of articles from former Nickelodeon and Disney actors talking about how bad it is.
>but actually showing regular gravure photoshoots and how gross that part of the idol industry is.
is it truly gross?
AKB just had a "competition" where girls from AKB or any of its sister groups were randomly chosen to have a couple pictures of them in bikinis in a softcore pornography magazine.
It's depressing to see 15 year old girls in AKB whoring themselves out like that because they get no other way to promote themselves and increase their worth in the industry.
Makes it hard to root for AKB sometimes.
The real AKB? ok, that's harsh, I mean, I am kind into minors but is kind of twisted how that industry works, reminds me of that pic where a girl is holding a poster of her latest DVD in public to promote it and she looks miserable.
You have no idea what the fuck you are talking about, you dumb troll.
What competition are you talking about?
And those aren't softcore pornography magazines, they're shonen manga magazines. Check the content yourself.
>15 year olds
Make it 20 something years olds.
Maybe Yamakan isn't going far enough with his portrayal all things considered...
What are you talking about?
It doesn't make you feel gross that all of the young girls there are doing gross gravure work? Sure there are some older girls there, but most of them are 15-17. AKB is disgusting.
>And those aren't softcore pornography magazines, they're shonen manga magazines
Reminder that To Love-Ru Darkness is a shonen series.
When I said check the content, I really mean it.
Those are the same magazines that serialize SnK and Naruto.
Also soft pornography in my country means nudes with no sex involved, for how bad you're making regular beach swimsuit look to be it does not make them pornography sorry.
How about you google the covers of Young Jump? It's all gravure pictures of idols.
Why do you think its a good thing that all of the young girls in the 48 groups want to be put in gross magazines like that.
I really want to like AKB, but it's clear their management doesn't care at all about the girls and just wants to drain wota money.
More like hot.
>Those are the same magazines that serialize SnK and Naruto.
SnK is a different publisher, and WSJ != Young jump. Hell, I took you at your word it was shonen, but young jump is seinen.
There's a huge difference between Bessatsu Shonen Magazine (SnK), Weekly Shonen Jump (Naruto), and trash like Young Jump.
Otherwise, get a sex op and join Femen.
Also reminder that Young Jump is actually the kind of magazines you get all your manga scans from, porn mags my ass. I bet you don't even know what a Japanese porn mag looks like.
I do not understand
YA HYA CHOUHADA
I googled and found people who are in their twenties or something.
And if you knew how to read Japanese you'll know that on the same cover are also the names of tons of manga series you might very well know.
Also it's the photographer who decides what photoshoots to do, if anything.
How can you support the young girls in AKB being almost forced to do gravure work in order to get any attention and exposure. That shouldn't be what a member of the top idol group is about. It's gross.
You have to admit, teens doing gravure work is pretty fucked up.
I kind of missed the idol groups doing Freespace 2 shit. It'd be awesome, though. GTVA here I come.
>hasn't read Dune
The management cares about the idols with providing them with acting roles (not only dramas but also movies and musicals), seiyuu roles, solo singles and regular hosting roles on variety... all stuff the girls signed up for in the first places.
It's just you who are looking in the wrong places and becomes so obsessed over pleb mags (gasp, 20yo chicks in swimsuits!) you completely ignore all the rest.
Nope, I haven't, sue me.
The management cares about the idols by providing them with acting roles (not only dramas but also movies and musicals), seiyuu roles, solo singles and regular hosting roles on variety... all stuff the girls signed up for in the first place and which many other idol agencies aren't even't even capable of providing.
It's just you who are looking in the wrong places and have become so blindly obsessed over pleb mags (gasp, 20yo chicks in swimsuits!) you completely ignored all the rest.
Name some acting roles AKB girls have gotten anytime recently outside of Oshima Yuko.
Any Seiyuu roles?
Do you watch any regular variety shows? AKB girls are just wallflower decorations most of the time. They rarely say anything.
AKB Management doesn't care about advancing the girls careers. They don't care about the girls at all.
AKB began getting attention and exposure through TV, dumbshit.
Their 2008 big break was entirely a televised one in fact.
Are you fucking stupid? I'm not talking about AKB as an entire entity. I'm talking about the younger girls within AKB whom are not promoted. They aren't given any chances outside of disgusting work like gravure photoshoots in trash magazines like Young Jump.
If AKB actually cared for their girls they would focus on training them more, give them more opportunities, etc.
AKB doesn't give a single fuck about their girls, if they did they would invest at least a little amount of time in vocal training so they could actually sing their songs instead of lip syncing.
Maybe I should be the one asking if you watched anything at all, your posts makes me wonder if you know nothing beyond their name.
Educate me on some acting and seiyuu roles AKB girls have gotten recently. Please. There aren't any.
If I had to make a list of the kind of members who make up the majority of these gravure shots, I'd say Kojiharu, Yuko, Sayanee, Yukirin and whatnot. None of which are "poor young novices FORCED to strip naked boohoo :-(".
Check these pleb mags you're so obsessed about and you'll see it's nothing but senbatsu member who are already on top of the hyerarchy and already have their own solo careers cemented.
Kenkyuusei and such get their promotion through variety and drama roles, whether you can accept it or not.
Why are you pretending like there isn't a list of the girls from the Young Jump competition that I already linked.
Sure girls like KojiHaru, Yukirin, etc. are titans of the gravure world and chose to continue to do gravure work after being at the top of the AKB hierarchy, but the young talent in AKB is also almost forced to do gravure for exposure.
What drama/variety are Kenkyuusei getting their promotions from? How retarded can you possibly be.
I really wish I knew of these magical non existent shows.
I shouldn't be the one googling shit for you, sorry. And AKB's history is 8 years long, what does "recently" mean to you?
Not to mention again that most of the other idol groups don't even have the thrust necessary to get their members an outside job at all.
So all you know about the group is that lone wiki page?
Wow man, so impressive. Again, I'm not going to do research for you.
I was at an AKB handshaking event and it was pretty gross. The girls had hand sanitizer and Kleenex at their tables which they used after most hand shakes. I thought it was weird and kind of rude, so I mentioned it to my otaku friend I was there with, and he told me it is because a lot of guys jerk off in the bathroom before they get in line and keep the cum on their hands.
Fucking Japanese niggers man.
I love when desperate trolls try to sound sly and cunning only to meta-reference shit they read on Shitkaku.
And they say /a/ hates that place.
Too obvious, man. You're just too obvious.
You're full of shit. That doesn't happen. If you'd ever been to handshake event, you'd know how series they are. Back in AKB's early days lots of girls were taunted/provoked, but ever since AKB has gone big that kind of thing isn't tolerated anymore even.
Specially with the gorillas in suits and sunglasses hovering around.
>I'm not going to do research for you
So, when will we listen to a song other then Tachiagare?
...leading to one of the best Idol Drama endings since Idolm@ster.
After Mayu's past is revealed, she falls into depression.
But then Airi saves her from her darkness through through the power of romantic two-girl friendship and girl-on-girl hugs.
As in Idolm@ster
As in Love Live
Red shall save Blue.
Blue shall save Red.
If Yamakan and Touko can keep this up for 8 more episodes then I'll be impressed.
I'll admit I was a fan of Fractale and hated how he fucked up the ending.
I am beginning to think the whole mess with Mayu will end up being a stupid misunderstanding involving a relative and that she just had a stupid reason to not tell anybody.