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NSK 2012 Mid-Year Podcast

Recorded July 17th, 2012. The guys from NSK take a look at the first half of the year and discuss their surprises and disappointments so far. They also take a look into the future and discuss how the last half of 2012 will play out. [download]  

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This Week in Music 07.25.2012

We have somewhat of a mixed bag of releases this week with a broad spectrum of groups getting in on the act. As always I will endeavour to point you in the right direction and steer you away from the things that aren’t worth your time. With all of that …

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basugasubakuhatsu! AKBrocast

A few weeks ago, the guys at basugasubakuhatsu invited me to a cross-site collaborative podcast about AKB48. We went over 4 major topics of interest and the show was split into 4 different parts. It was a fun discussion and a great opportunity for me so I’m very appreciative of …

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NSK 104 – Twintails Are So Awesome On Girls

Recorded July 19th, 2012. Opening: Tatoeba no Monster – Himekyun Fruit Can Ending: Romance Privacy – French Kiss [download] Twitter Links: Tron’s Twitter – atr0n Dae’s Twitter – newschooldae Anthony’s Twitter –yoshizumitime New School Kaidan’s Twitter – newschoolkaidan

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Community Article: Diving Into – Flying Get

“Gingham Check” may be on the way but community member Chase decided it would be a good idea to take a step back from the rush of new releases and have a really in-depth look at last year’s election single; “Flying Get”. Join him as he shares his thoughts on …

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All Night NSK 012 – We Apologize For Nothing

Recorded July 19th, 2012. [download] Twitter Links: newschoolkaidan’s twitter – newschoolkaidan Garry’s Twitter – mage77 Anthony’s Twitter – yoshizumitime Anthony and Garry sit down to discuss Malcolm’s recent article on how foreign AKB48 fans were portrayed on a Japanese TV show and also discuss if idols get into the industry …

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Impressions: Otona Jelly Beans

We’re finally getting around to reviewing everyone’s favorite cyborg; Watanabe Mayu’s latest PV for her new single “Otana Jelly Beans”. Will it be a home run or a swing and a miss? Read on to hear our impressions.

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Idols You Should Meet 017

We’re back with another “Idols You Should Meet” here on New School Kaidan! Take a guess at who this idol is then hit the link below to find out if you’re right and to find out some more information about her. If you would like to suggest an idol for …

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Don’t take us seriously. We’re just Gaijin.

Recently, a special show was aired featuring invited foreign AKB fans who participated in quizzes, games, and chances to show off their idol fandom to a Japanese audience. While this was assuredly exciting for the fans involved, especially considering the fact that they were able to interact with the member …

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This Week in Music 07.18.2012

Another week and more new idol music hits store shelves. This is “This Week in Music” and as always we’re here to give you the rundown on what you should be checking out. We have a couple of releases to look at this week so read on after the break …

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