NMB48's Miru Shiroma is hoping to establish herself as a stand-out star in her own right among the very crowded AKB league of idols with her debut photo book. Lavishly shot on the Gold Coast of Australia, the 21-year-old's unnamed first photo book will be released in Japan on June 19th. Clearly hoping to up the sales and her fan numbers by revealing some bust, the preview shots that have now appeared position Miru as a seductress Down Under. Goodbye cute, hello sexy. What do you think of this new direction for Miru? Until more images for the as-yet untitled book become available, here ...

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Photographer Yuji Susaki has returned with a follow-up to the successful Oppai Zukan Full-Sized Gravure Idol Breasts Reference Book, which included copious to-scale images of the busts of dozens of gravure idols. The sequel, 3D Oppai Zukan Full-Size Adult Video Idol Breasts Reference Book (Gurutto Mawaseru! Gensundai Oppai Zukan 3D), is, as the title sugests, a three-dimensional update, since now you can also use your phone to read the QR codes on each idol's page and display the breasts in 3D. Moreover, the idols this time are not gradol who have to keep their clothes on, but adult ...

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Erika Ikuta of Nogizaka46 has a major hit on her hands with her latest photo book, which may more than just a little to do with the fact that she has posed semi-nude for it. After all, as Rena Kato amply demonstrated, raising the sexiness level for a photo book generally leads to buzz and sales. Here are some of the delights waiting for readers on the pages of "Intermission." The photo book was shot over seven days in New York last September. Following a series of successful photo books by Nogizaka46 and Keyakizaka46 idols, not least Mai Shirase, but ...

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Former AKB48 idol Ayaka Umeda has attempted to further her post-supergroup career with a new photo book -- and one which notches things up a few levels of sexiness. The 29-year-old, who was also a member of NMB48 and left the AKB world in 2016 after a ten-year stint, has posed semi-nude for an as-yet untitled first photo book scheduled for release this December. Knowing she is on the cusp of thirty and jukujo territory, it's make or break for her career. As such, she's got her ass out during the shoot -- alluring preview images from which are now spreading like wildfire online. Older ...

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All idols are equal, but some idols are more equal than others. There has always been disparity among idols, even when they belong to the same group or to sister groups. However, producers are frowning at the current sales of a top AKB48 sister group idol's photo book, despite the very strong numbers of recent publications released by members of Nogizaka46 and Keyakizaka46. Akari Suda of SKE48 has apologized to fans that her debut photo book, "Kawaiku naru Houhou" (The Way to Become Cute), released in August, has conspicuously failed to sell, despite a print run of 50,000. Three-week ...

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The singer KOM_I of the music group Wednesday Campanella has released a full-frontal nude photo. The photo book, "Uso?" (Lie?), has been shot by the Okinawan actress Fumi Nikaido, who has herself done at least one nude shoot and, to her fan's delight, a nude scene in a movie. Nikaido is a quite accomplished photographer, having released at least another photo book she made with the fashion model Serina Motola (in addition to her own photo books, of course). The photo book is from the Gekkan series, which has continued ...

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It's turning out to be a good summer for gravure idol photo books. After Yumi Asahina won our hearts with her debut photo book out this month, along with other great recent releases from Ayumu Takeuchi and Miho Abe, an old favorite has appeared with a photo book that just might reassert her position in the crowded ranks of gradols. The slinky and alluring Hinako Sano has been on the scene for a while -- blimey, we included her in a round-up post of top idols way back in 2013 -- but her star was no longer on the ascent. That might change now with this latest photo book -- her first in a ...

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Newbie gravure idol Yumi Asahina (朝比奈祐未) quickly made an impression on us a few months ago with her awesome butt -- so much so that we included her in our updated list of top asses in Japan. Now she's gone one step further with a new photo book release that sees her strip off, not only revealing her gorgeous butt but even her bush and breasts. Praise the 8 million gods of Shinto! She's joined the long tradition of the "hair nude" full-frontal photo shoot. The 26-year-old G-cup gravure idol was shot by Kendrick Watanabe for a retro-tinged photo book called "Asahina Gaho" ...

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Unless you are one of the increasingly small number of fans who follow all the inns and outs of the current lineup of idols in AKB48, you may not know who Rena Kato is. We didn't. But we certainly do now. She has released her sexiest shoot to date. While it's not exactly pushing the boundaries like her cohorts, not least Haruka Shimda, or former members of the group who have gone on to sexier climates, such as Natsumi Hirajima and Aika Ota (and that's before we even start talking about the ex-AKB48 girls who have gone into porn), it's a pretty good way to make an impression on would-be ...

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Can a glimpse at something be even more alluring than actually getting your hands on it? Of all the myriad fetishes we cover on this modest blog, panchira (up-skirt panties view) has probably gained the most mainstream acceptance in recent times. From calendars to umbrellas, virtual reality apps and adult video games, panchira is everywhere. Sometimes it's illegal and practitioners get into trouble. Other times, it's harmless fun. Now comes the Specialized Panties Pose Collection: We Love Panties, So We Want to Draw Them ASAP, a "reference" book and photo book that showcases an ...

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