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I Am Now Officially Worried

One regret that I had while I was out in japan was not being able to see Momoiro Clover live. There is a funny story that David, our friend Katsu and I had in our attempt to meet these lovely girls that I’m sure you are going to hear on …

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Same Song, New Maeda

So 7 ji 12 pun Hatsukoi is one of my favorite AKB songs. It has been since the first time I saw it performed. Maeda Atsuko [White] was in the center along with two of my other favorite Team A members, Komatani Hitomi [Pink] and Ohe Tomomi [Blue]. Recently Dae …

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New Band: Weaver

While karaoke in Japan, I saw an advertisement for this Promotional Video. The music wasn’t playing but there was something about the color and imagery that made me remember it. I went home and looked up the artist, found the song, and listened to it. I immediately liked it and …

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It All Comes Back to ‘AKB48’.

The past is always more fondly looked upon than the present.  The most enjoyable part of any fandom is usually at the beginning. Everything is fresh and interesting; every new tidbit learned about your new hobby is like opening a present wrapped in the shiniest, most attractive gift wrap.  It …

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NSK – [009] Talkin’ Bout Japan

Recorded September 8th, 2010. As the Japan Trip approaches, Tron and David explore possibilities while Dae listens. Opening: AKB48 Team A – 7ji 12pun no Hatsukoi Closing: Morning Musume – Seishun Collection [download]

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Cyborg Maeda Atsuko Interests Me.

When word was out that Maeda Atsuko was going to have a significant role in an upcoming drama called ‘Q10’, I didn’t bat an eye.  It was probably bound to happen, with her consistent popularity. It wasn’t until I came across this picture that I started to pay attention: Yes, …

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AKB48 Goes on an Uploading Spree.

I took a look at the official AKB48 Youtube channel today and was faced with nearly 20 new videos, uploaded just a few hours ago.  AKB used to do these short, little segments where they would act out a specific situation with the camera (the camera is usually the POV …

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Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case

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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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