Before we go any further, just watch that video up there. More importantly, listen to it.
Now consider this: overall sales of Idolm@ster CDs in Japan have just exceeded 1,000,000 units. That’s a million CDs out there containing music that makes Morning Musume sound like Nirvana in one of their bleaker moments. Japan may be in a permanent, irreversible mega-recession, but people here will always have money for this kind of thing. Which I suppose, in a way, is oddly reassuring.
All together now:
“BRAND NEW TOUCH 始めよう SAY HELLO!!”