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FANTASIA 2017: TOKYO IDOLS

Japanese idol culture isn’t a new fad by any means, but its popularity has been steadily increasing in the last few decades. You can attribute a myriad of reasons to that popularity, but it’s mainly due to the dedication and enthusiasm of the culture’s young stars. Although some boy groups do exist, idols are mostly peppy, fresh-faced girls admired for their overblown cuteness along with their singing and dancing talents. They generally don’t play any instruments, and most of the time are on stage accompanied by a pre-recorded track – a song which they likely did not write. But these
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