Former AKB 48 member Tomomi Itano joins the dazzling array of musical guests to perform at the JPOP Summit Festival in San Francisco on the 19th & 20th of this month. Tomomi recently released her first full-length solo album, SxWxAxG on July 2nd and this will be her first post-AKB US appearance and performance. Plus May'n, AKIRA and a Japanese Kuro-gyaru group Black Diamond. Read more after the jump!
Pre-maid Me is a custom robot built by a 41-year-old Japanese robot developer Dr. GIY. The 52 cm tall maid robot has 27 servo motors for her actuators and is capable of pretty dance movements. Dr. GIY posted a new video showing Me's dance with AKB 48's hit song "Heavy Rotation." Check the cute robot dance after the jump!
The six members of Watarirouka Hashiritai 7, a subgroup of Japanese female idol group AKB48, will voice the characters modeled after themselves in the up-coming two episodes of Crayon Shin-chan TV anime. The episodes will be broadcasted in Japan on March 9 and 16. More details after the jump.