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AKB48 is Serious about Internet Security

You should know that while AKB48 promotes fun, simple things like stores, clothes, and vegetable drinks, they also promote other interests…like internet security. Watch this intensely shot CM for Kaspersky Lab’s security software featuring Maeda Atsuko: If you need more security in your network, go ahead and pick this up; …

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‘Beginner’ CM reveals a few clips

I just pre-ordered two versions of AKB48’s upcoming single, ‘Beginner’, and coincidentally came across this little video giving me a preview of what to expect from the PV.  It gets curiouser and curiouser…

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AKB48 on Seoul's 2010 Asia Song Festival

Asia Song Festival is a special international event held in Seoul that hosts a smorgasbord of artists representing their countries.  It feels like a non-competitive Olympic event of sorts, having different countries send their best pop stars to represent them and have a chance to show what they’re made of. …

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SCANDAL Dances in with Their Next Single

Scandal’s latest, ‘Nanka Buttobase’, has a PV out and I recently gave it a listen. SCANDAL’s been on and off my radar since I’ve heard about them.  I was captivated by songs like ‘Space Ranger’ and ‘Doll’, but also felt bored or unsure about some of their other singles.  Their …

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ONO!!

The day finally came.  She performed her last Team K performance on the 27th, and is now a graduate of AKB48, free to pursue other career options(which at the moment is being an actress).  She was arguably my favorite member from Team K, and man it’s gonna suck not seeing …

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NSK – [011] JanKen Results

Recorded September 27th, 2010. Dae, Tron, and David talk about the tail end of Tron’s Japan Trip Including AKB48 Janken Results, Ticket Purchases, and Morning Musume Concert. Opening: Watarirouka Hashiritai – Gyu Closing: S/milage – ○○Ganbaranakutemo Eenende!!, Suki-Chan [download]

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I Guess It’s the Fua-Fua

I guess there’s something about that chant because the previous song I posted about had that as a prominent fan interaction as well. Here’s the second song from the Morning Musume Performance I liked. There may be a third. David

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‘Beginner’: Favorite Single of the Year?

I’ll say it: I’m completely smitten with AKB48’s upcoming single, ‘Beginner’.  Even with only low quality recordings to judge, I’ve listened to it countless times.  It was playing in my head when I was driving; in my head when I was taking a shower; in my head while making dinner.  …

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