NSK 123 – Breaking News

Recorded November 29th, 2012.


Ue Kara Mariko – AKB48


Samui Ne – Smileage


Anthony’s Twitter – yoshi_nsk
Dae’s Twitter – newschooldae
Dave’s Twitter – t3hdave
New School Kaidan Twitter – newschoolkaidan



  • Babyraids “Baby Revolution” PV Preview
  • BABYMETAL “Ijime, Dame, Zettai” PV
  • AKB48 “Eien Pressure” PV
  • AKB48 “Studio Recordings Collection” to be released 1/1. Includes every AKB48 stage to date for a total of 311 songs + Covers
  • Nogizaka46 “Seifuku no Mannequin” Covers and Tracklist + PV
  • Berryz Koubou “WANT!” PV + Covers



  • Fukuda Kanon of Smileage to get photobook
  • Mano Erina to release 4th album on 02/06
  • On November 25th, Nakazawa Yuko gave birth to her first child (girl).


  • Masuda Yuka resigns from AKB48 due to Shukan Bunshun’s scoop on her stay at DA PUMP member, ISSA’s home.
  • Watanabe Mayu “Hikaru Monotachi” sells 92k first week, ranks #1 on Oricon chart
  • Watanabe Miyuki (29,800 copies) defeats Yamamoto Sayaka (27,622 copies) in photobook selling contest
  • SKE48 and Momoiro Clover Z to appear independently at this year’s Kouhaku Uta Gassen
  • AKB48 Kouhaku Uta Gassen to take place December 17th at Tokyo Dome City Hall
  • Matsui Rena and Masui Mio of PASSPO to be in the new Nagoya TV drama titled “Nagoya Iki Saishuuressha”
  • JKT48 wins Best Group award at the Yahoo! OMG Awards 2012
  • Shimazaki Haruka to appear in Ataru Special, to broadcast January 6th


  • Kinjo Narumi from Station to graduate at the end of December
  • BiS raise over 10 million yen from maid service auctions
  • Momoiro Clover Z “Saraba, Itoshiki Monotachiyo” sells 73,745 copies on the first week
  • Fairies’ White Angel sells 19,303 copies first week

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  • quesition

    why does everyone think that 5min “Eien Pressure” PV is the full PV?????

    • Kairi

      Does it bother u? o_O

  • Kairi

    I think it was brilliant to put the breaking news before the OP. *thumbs up*

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  • bluedarkness12

    So am I suppose to drop the entire group now since my oshimen resigned? I am not even surprise that Yuka called it quits because honestly I thought she should have left last year but DIVA performed pretty well. I am not mad at her for leaving the way she is even though I wish it could have been on different terms.

    • http://www.newschoolkaidan.com Dave

      We’d hate to see you go… so no!

      I’ve had the same thoughts when Acchan decided to graduate, but since I did conclude that there’s still much to the group of AKB48 that I do still enjoy I continued to follow them. At the end of the day it’s your choice. Weigh the costs and benefits of it I guess, haha.

  • KonkonRules

    2012 is becoming “The Year the Music Got a Serious Head Wound” for Wota. Lots of big shifts.

    I am going to miss Sato. She didn’t get a big push after the very first years of AKB, but she is a serious talent and a very interesting girl. Pretty, funny, smart, and musical – the total package.

    (Best of Luck, Sato!!)

  • TikTak

    Part of the choreography in “Seifuku no Mannequin” reminds me of the haka. http://i.imgur.com/Ngw5r.png