Arashi meets Kirin Ichiban Shibori in Kobe

Arashi (嵐, literally Storm) is a Japanese idol group consisting of five members formed under the Johnny’s Entertainment talent agency. Aside from their music careers, Arashi has also appeared in dramas and movies, done radio shows, commercials, and acted as the main hosts for events.

キリン一番搾り生ビール(キリンいちばんしぼりなまビール)とは、キリンビールから発売されているビール。1990年3月に発売された。

Kirin Ichiban Shibori Nama Beer is sold by Kirin Beer. Sales began in March, 1990.

In Japanese, “kirin” can refer to giraffes, or to Qilin, the mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creatures. Kirin Brewery is named after the latter.

The Kansai dialect (関西弁, 関西方言 Kansai-ben, Kansai hōgen) is a group of Japanese dialects in the Kansai region (Kinki region) of Japan. In Japanese, Kansai-ben is the common name and it is called Kinki dialect (近畿方言 Kinki hōgen) in technical terms. The common Kansai dialect is spoken in Keihanshin (the metropolitan areas of the cities of Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe) and its surroundings, a radius of about 50 km around the Osaka-Kyoto area (see regional differences).

AKB48’s Yuki Kashiwagi and Totoro

Yuki Kashiwagi (柏木 由紀 Kashiwagi Yuki, born July 15, 1991 in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture), is a member of the Japanese idol group AKB48. She auditioned for AKB48 on December 3, 2006, and is now a member of Team B.

AKB48 is named after Akihabara (Akiba for short), the area in Tokyo where the group’s theater is located.

A girl group is a popular music act featuring several young female singers who generally harmonise together.

Dioscorea opposita (nagaimo, Chinese yam, Korean yam) is a type of yam (Dioscorea) that may be eaten raw. The jelly-like substance made from grating the yam, tororojiru (Japanese: とろろ汁), is often served in, or alongside, a number of other dishes. However, during the Edo period, tororojiru…was…considered improper for it to be eaten by a woman.

AKB48 Puccho Candy Kisses

Puccho (ぷっちょ Putcho) is a chewy Japanese snack made and sold by UHA Mikakutō Co. Ltd. (味覚糖株式会社 UHA Mikakutō Kabushiki Gaisha, UHA – Unique Human Adventure). The gummi puccho squares are a unique consistency similar to a combination of gummy bears and taffy. They often contain gummy “balls” of flavor that are more chewy then the rest of the square. In addition to these balls, there are also “fizz” balls that mimic the carbonation of their soda derivatives.

AKB48 is a Japanese female idol group produced by Yasushi Akimoto. AKB48 is named after Akihabara (Akiba for short), the area in Tokyo where the group’s own theater is located. AKB48 holds the Guinness World Record for being the world’s “largest pop group”. Currently, it consists of four subgroups: Team A, Team K, Team B, and Team 4 with 16 members each, summing up to a total of 64 girls.

The “lesbian kiss episode” is a sub-genre of the media portrayal of lesbianism in television media, created in the 1990s.