Showing posts from April, 2021

It's SHOWTIME! - Sweet Alley (スイアレ) - New Age Idols Spotlight

Photo Courtesy: Official Twitter (May 2021) What is something sweet that you can think of? Maybe a funnel cake? Maybe your significant other? There are quite a few things to be honest.  Yet today, I want to discuss a group that has a sweet spot of both being an orthodox idol and also having a variety of personalities. Let's take a trip down the lane and learn about the group, Sweet Alley.    Group Information Sweet Alley or stylized as スイアレ, was formed in 2019 through a project with Twin Planet agency to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Tokyo Idol Festival on August 4th, 2019. The group is currently under the aforementioned agency, Twin Planet. Their agency also supports a lot of other groups such as High Spirits, Dreaming Monster, and Akishibu Project to name a few. The original group consisted of six members but one member was let go in May 2020. As of April 2021, the group currently boasts seven members with differing personalities.  They have not released any singles or albums

notall (ノタル) - The Update and 2015 Exclusive Interview - Underrated Idol Spotlight

Ladies and Gentlemen, may I have your attention for a few minutes. Can I introduce you to a new brand of idol.  The groups name is ノタル  or notall in English.  I have been a fan of this group for about six years at the time of this update. I am sorry for such a long pause in this renewal. Things have changed since I last updated this back in 2016, such as a member graduating, the addition of a few new members and a lot more music.  Since the time of the original writing, notall exploded on the scene and performed in Paris, they have performed their own stage show, and have a lot of support from various countries around the globe. Included in this update will remain the original interview I did with the original four members back in May 2015. Let's begin on this journey once again. Group Information The group was debuted in June 2014 under WALLOP Entertainment. They are an idol group that uses social media to their advantage to help produce their music and other aspect