AKS Worth Watching, August 9th

AKS Worth Watching, August 9th

Idols eating gigantic wieners, idols cleaning toilets, idols punching people in the face…its been a crazy week in 48group television, let’s check it out!

140803 AKB48 Nemousu TV Season 16 ep02
140803 AKB48 Nemousu TV Season 16 ep02 – This week’s Nemousu is a Team 8 showcase. We follow the newly-formed team as they go through singing and dance practice.

Whether or not you care about Team 8, if you enjoy seeing new idols under pressure to perform well then there’s a lot of exciting drama to be had in this week’s episode.

140803 Nogizaka46 – Nogizakatte Doko ep145
140803 Nogizaka46 – Nogizakatte Doko ep145 – Senbatsu selection time! The tenth Nogizaka46 single is coming up so its time to reveal the senbatsu!

Always my favorite Nogidoko episodes, idol drama at its best!

140805 AKBINGO! ep300
140805 AKBINGO! ep300 – More Team 8 quizzes! This week, Team 8 members quiz other AKB members about local foods and commercials.

Rating: rating-three
A fun episode that’s less about Team 8 and more about various local specialties.

140806 HKT48 no Odekake! ep79
140806 HKT48 no Odekake! ep79 – Last week’s shenanigans continue as we have a team learning how to box and a team eating some super-spicy food.

Rating: rating-three
Fans of Umemoto Izumi should certainly watch this week to see how she fairs in the boxing ring.

140805 French Kiss no Kiss-tabi ep06
140805 French Kiss no Kiss-tabi ep06 – Kuramochi Asuka is still in LA and this week she’s eating even MORE gigantic food!

Rating: rating-three
More fun like last week, seeing her presented with these massive portions of food is pretty funny.

140801 HKT Shakariki 48 ep05
140801 HKT Shakariki 48 ep05 – Kodama Haruka works at a karaoke joint. Cleaning bathrooms, serving drinks and checking on customers.

Rating: rating-five
Best episode of this show so far and probably the best thing I’ve seen Haruppi in. She’s so cute and admirable here. A must-see if you like HKT, Haruppi, or cute idols. Be sure to pick up the subtitles from http://bluementaiko.net/

140804 SKE48 Ebisho! ep04
140804 SKE48 Ebisho! ep04 – EbiSho! Cute Film Festival! This week, various members “direct” a short skit with their favorite cute member to showcase that member’s cuteness.

Rating: rating-four
Top-notch idol comedy from EbiSho! yet again, don’t miss it!

What shows did you enjoy this week? Leave a comment and let us know!

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