This isn’t really the “departure” I was hoping for.

The first and last time Hello! Project idol unit Buono! truly left an impression on me was probably three years ago. It was early 2008, shortly before Perfume, capsule and the J-electro scene as a whole would sweep me away and take me on a trip, take me on a ride. I was 16, and despite the fact that I was slowly being pulled towards other artists and genres, idols were still kind of the best thing ever to me.

I know, I know.

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