~「TGIF!」Idol♥’s unzipped on way back Fridays~ (volume 27)

Idols unzipped...

Idols♥ very much like beauty while timeless go through fashion trends and the like being a sign of the times and with each post presented here each Friday I’ll be selecting a few articles to scan or sharing old clips to give a visual and text so you’ll be able to see the ever changing evolution of idols♥ over the years. Check in each Friday for more from this ongoing series =).

BOMB magazine June 1998 (23)

BOMB magazine June 1998

Also with each issue I’ll be including the contents page ↑↑↑ and here it’ll be interactive with you as if there are any additional articles/pictorials you’d like to see scanned that you see in the contents page you can simply request them and I’ll add those article/pictorials to these individual posts.

BOMB magazine June 1998 (1)

BOMB magazine June 1998

Tonight’s issue goes back to June of 1998 and marks one of the earlier times which Fukakyon~♥ appeared in BOMB magazine and what’s always great about being covergirl is of course the extensive attention BOMB gives you with this honor~. In addition to the extended photography (here Fukakyon looking absolutely adora~yummy =D ) are the long interview, growing up history (where we get a peek into her family’s personal photo album going from baby photos through school years and beyond…and I think judging by those pics Fukakyon herself must’ve known she’d be set for future idoling and stardom…so so cute there!), a fun look into the layout of her bedroom (where yup her piano was already in place and there’s also an abundance of Pingu to speak of!), Fukakyon’s work activity which included back then CMs and acting and her feature even digs a bit deeper than most who get covergirl honors and if you’re curious to know just what makes her tick~* a psychological questionaire also appears here. Still the most fun can be found in Fukakyon’s top 5 rankings which covers a wide spectrum of topics….here you’ll learn that her most favorite food is fried potato, her most disliked foods include the seafood family and specifically shrimp (ebi) & ika (squid), her most favorite karaoke songs include from the top “Love is all music”…“Hate tell a lie”….and “I’m Proud”..interestingly all Kahara Tomomi songs!! and along with a few other topics her movie top 5 is topped by none other than Mel Gibson’s “Brave Heart”….of course this was waaaaaaaay before he went nuts =O!!!! You gotta love that! “Brave Heart” was her #1 back then and I always thought that was a guy~flick =P! Oh and let’s not forget most ‘importantly’ of all….Fukakyon’s body~check done BOMB style here too.

BOMB magazine June 1998 (18)

BOMB magazine June 1998 (10)

Other notable articles herein include Hirosue Ryoko opening pictorial/ Niiyama Chiharu questionaire/ Nishida Hikaru interview/ Honjo Manami talk feature/ Idol News & schedule/ Aoki Yuko pictorial/ Shinohara Naomi pictorial/ Music New Releases & Chart where L’arc~en~ciel, B’z and Globe head things…./katou Ai CM feature/ Enomoto Kanako pictorial/ Ring pictorial…

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..and it was like she came out of nowhere back then and I remember her debut single being promoted very heavily and a large part of that was Komuro Tetsuya (who ruled all things music back then!) was producing her and she was just 13 years old then =O! I was sucked in too and have a few of her releases which featured both Japanese and Chinese versions~…her voice was sweet♥.

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/Hinagata Akiko drama feature/ Matsumoto Megumi drama feature/Okina Megumi pictorial and this one’s a bit of a flashback in itself as her photos include going even further back to 1992/ and last but not least is an Anzai Hiroko pictorial….

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…and like many idols♥ she also ventured into music…

Anzai Hiroko album & single collection

..here’s my Anzai Hiroko album and single collection…

Anzai Hiroko photo book collection

..and 3 photo books I collected of her back then.

Here’s just a tinny bit of a teaser~* from each book just below which I just scanned…

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…till next week please remember to idol responsibly^^!

(note: somehow this magazine was stapled together a tinny bit crooked it seems as when I lay it flat it doesn’t actually lay in line from side to side so some of these scans will appear to be a bit off from page to page xD)

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About MorningBerryz

Lover and free spirit who's interests in Japanese culture and the like are insatiable. I am of pure Japanese/Okinawan descent, love my cats, sleep and am a bit naughty at times :).
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