Features

Song of the Week: UHHO UHHOHO

The AKB Theater has a plethora of songs that many casual fans don’t know, so we created this segment to highlight one of our personal favorites every week. Here’s the latest! Song: UHHO UHHOHO Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi …

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AKBingo Wednesdays!

Yes, today is not Wednesday.  But we did broadcast AKBingo live on Wednesday. And we shall continue to broadcast new episodes of AKBingo live every Wednesday, usually in the late afternoon or evening.  If you’d like to follow us, check us out here.  In addition to new AKBingo episodes, we …

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1st AKB Draft Results

A few months back, Dae and I out of curiosity and boredom simulated a mock draft. Much like fantasy sports we went down the list and selected our favorite members while trying to keep them away from the other. It became kind of a psychological battle as we both knew …

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Song of the Week: Yume no Kane

Time for this week’s highlight AKB stage song! Song: Yume no Kane [Bell of Dreams] Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi Ayaka, Matsui Sakiko, Fujie Reina, Minegishi Minami, Uchida Mayumi, Nakatsuka Tomomi, Yonezawa Rumi, Nito Moeno, Tanabe Miku, Kikuchi Ayaka, …

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AKB Song of the Week – Viva! Hurricane

Time for this week’s highlight AKB stage song! Song: Viva! Hurricane Discography: Himawari Gumi 1st Stage Original Performers: All members of the Himawari Gumi 1st stage Performance Notes: Location: 2010 Yoyogi ‘Suprise wa Arimasen’ Concert Original Unit: Yes This song is a show-stopper.  The dramatic and larger-than-life intro has to …

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Summer Wars: review

For the past decade, Hosoda Mamosu has proved himself to be a very capable director.  He debuted with a Digimon short film, ‘Digimon Adventure’, followed by a longer Digimon feature ‘Our War Game’.  I remember seeing both films in grade school and being captivated by their unique visual style.  I’ve …

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Evangelion 2.22: Review

The year of 2007 fulfilled every fan-boy’s dreams with an announcement that a remake would be made of the epic saga known as Neon Genesis Evangelion.  Things could not have sounded better: the creator of the series, Hideaki Anno, would reprise his role after more than a decade to direct …

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K-ON!: Review

After surveying all the titles, I came across one I heard of: ‘K-ON!’.  There was a big buzz around it when it came out, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this one.  It follows a group of girls united by a music club, and presents the trials of …

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