My dear and loyal readers it’s time to put on your party hats and pop the champagne because Janakya Mottainai is celebrating it’s 4th birthday today! And I do mean actually today. This marks the first year of writing these blog birthday/anniversary posts that I’ve actually posted it on the actual day I started blogging. So, small victory there. The main reason I am finally posting this on my blog’s actual birthday is because if you haven’t noticed I haven’t really been blogging in a while. Mostly because real life has gotten in the way a bit, so I wanted this post to mark my triumphant return. So let’s thrown some extra confetti for that.
Well, you’d think after 4 years of blogging, and having written birthday post before, I’d finally have a grip of what to say here. You’d think that, but of course that’s not the case. I mean, what do you really say in situations like these? Yet another year has past making it an astonishing 4 years. 4 years! If you would have told me 4 years ago that I’d still be blogging today I wouldn’t believe you. If you said I’d be posting nearly 4 times as much today as I did the first year there’s no way I would have believe you. And if you said you said 4 years later the love, interest, and support of my blog keeps growing and expanding each day I absolutely wouldn’t have believed you.
A lot has happened this past year. I moved my blog to a different site, which was totally intimidating for someone as awful at computers as myself. I also am more active on other sites that I’ve joined to spread the love of my blog. You guys should totally follow me on twitter and tumblr if you don’t already. Seriously, here’s my Twitter and my Tumblr.
But of course even more has happened in the world of idols and this blog. Complete ups and downs. Like losing my beloved Mitsui Aika and having my favorite Johnny’s group, NEWS, losing even more memebers, among them my favorite member Nishikido Ryo. And through it all I openly admited for the entire world just how much I cried over both things. Mostly because I don’t really care and I take my idols super seriously. But despite all the sad times nothing really compares to the excitement and thrill of your favorite idol releasing a perfect single, or an incredible concert, or announcing new auditions. It’s part of the intense roller coaster ride that being an idol fan is all about. And it’s seriously a range of emotions that only other idol fans can understand. It’s one of the only times where you can feel nervous, excited, and proud all at the same time.
It’s things like this that keep me interested in blogging and idols in general. There is constantly something going on, constantly idols coming and going, and constantly new idol groups forming. For me it’s a genre that’s never stagnant and I’ve never gotten bored of them yet. Which has happened with other genres before. And seriosuly the more idol groups you juggle the more exciting it is. Which is why I listen to so many different groups and feature so many on this blog. And people reading this, seriosuly don’t limit yourself to one gender of idol groups. Even if your not attracted to dudes, in my opinion Arashi have the most entertaining varitey shows out there, and no other idol group puts out as good a concert as them. And if even if you’re not into chicks in my opinion no other idol group is as fun, happy, and super positive as, well any female idol group really, but let’s say Momoiro Clover Z or Morning Musume. It is seriously impoosible to feel sad while watching their concerts.
Gosh, this post has turned way mushier than I expected. It’s turned more into a gush fest over my love of idols rather than a celebration of my blog. But in the same breath it seems kind of fitting because that’s basically what I do on this blog. Gush about my idols and poke the occasional fun at them. All out of love of course.
I’ve been blogging for th past 4 years but it hardly feels like that at all. It literally feels like I started just yesterday. And in that time I seriously love blogging way more than I did when I first started. 4 years have passed, and I can confidently chant 4 more years.
And in celebration of my blog here’s a live performance of the song I got my name from.