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New School Kaidan is a community-focused website for the Japanese idol industry international fan base. Between podcasts, broadcasts, events, and analytic articles, New School Kaidan aims to bring an understanding of idol culture to the masses.

Third Gen NSK RS Member: Mage77

Hello I’m Mage77. You may remember me from such community articles as “The Truth Is Beautiful; But So Are Lies” and “Streamlined Fandom”. Third generation NSK research student reporting for duty! Cliche ice breakers aside, I guess I better formally introduce myself to all of you seeing as you’ll be …

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And the winners are. . .

  Good afternoon NSK readers, participators, lurkers and newbs I’m proud to announce the winners of our 1st ever NSK Giveaway! Chosen by a truly random algorithm the two lucky posters are. . . wait for it. . . Mage77 and OpsMonkey! Congratulations to you two. You will receive the …

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Ladies and Gentleman! Beat Sherlock!

Good afternoon ladies and gents. I thought it was about time that I formally introduce myself. In West Philadelphia born and raised…Nah man! As y’all know I’m Beat Sherlock. I hail from sunny Southern California. I’ve been into most things Japanese since 4th grade, have a background in Japanese language, …

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Lovin’ how they survive as rock

As I’ve developed my fandom for Scandal I’d really come to appreciate them as the all girl rock outfit. They were the exception to the rule, the rule that if you put a handful of Japanese girls together they would become bubble gum. Not only did they play their own …

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Give it away, give it away now!

What’s happening? We’re gettin’ a little thing going for our loyal followers out there. A while back I posted the Weekly Shonen Sunday featuring Kashiwagi Yuki. Well, that issue came with a little swag and here’s your chance to score! All you have to do is post a reply to …

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Melancholy from Happiness

Howdy, this is your friendly neighborhood Beat Sherlock bringing you guys a new custom, super Fresh, English sub. Shootin’ it back to heavens_blue. I have to admit that I had no knowledge of Happiness or anything they’d done before I tackled this sub. And although they aren’t my cup of …

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For your comprehensive pleasure. . .

Here for the first time in NSK … our very own English  sub, AKB48’s Flying Get PV! FG[Eng Sub] by BeatSherlock We hope to bring you more translations to come your way as times and single releases allow (done in-house and hardsubbed for ease of viewing!). Enjoy, let us know …

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Sundays With Yukirin~

What better way to spend a Sunday (or any day for that matter) than with Kashiwagi Yuki! She’s this week’s Weekly Shonen Sunday feature! Cover                   

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Ahoy! Weekly Shonen Sunday

It’s summer. Hot hot heat here in my neck of the woods, sunny Southern California, and along with that a salty ocean breeze and a little Kachusha to keep things chillin’. If that wasn’t enough, hows about a little sailing with AKB~! This week’s Weekly Shonen Sunday has a nice …

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