#fangirlproblems #7

  Forget useless online polls. Forget technology. Forget even money. Forget crazy fans (#fangirlproblems #6). Those are not really the top fangirl problems, especially if you are a JE/Arashi fan. Because if you are, your numero uno problemo is Johnny Kitagawa. Fine, it’s unfair to put all the blame on a frail old man who…

[crack] Dear Uncle Johnny

Two months ago, I started tweeting #loveletterstomyUncle, addressed to the grand old man of Johnny’s Entertainment. I was bored and wanted to entertain myself out of my impatience waiting for the announcement on Arashi’s DVD releases and concert tour dates. I actually had a lot of fun writing these letters and for posterity’s sake, I…

Johnny Kitagawa, the Grinch who is stealing Christmas

It’s Christmas month and the Santa that gave us Arashi is the same Grinch who is stealing fans’ joy: Johnny Kitagawa.     On November 28, Johnny’s Entertainment unveiled its Christmas exhibition at the fan club office in Shibuya, featuring the holiday messages from its talents. Arashi fans took photos and posted them on social…