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Singing vs Dancing

I was watching Momoiro Clover perform at the Tokyo Idol Festival singing with live mics, and all I could think while watching was: Why? Their physical routine proved to be a hindrance for the vocals they were trying to achieve, and the overall performance suffered for it.  What confused me …

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Team K, At It’s Best

My god Team K was a talented group. This has to be one of my favorite AKB48 Live Performances. There’s something about this song. The costumes, the desperation in the music, the dance moves, and of course the personalities, they all sync up perfectly. I don’t think any other group …

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Start your bets ladies and gentlemen.

NMB48 sounded weird when it was announced but with management fast-tracking the auditions and having a special televised insider look, it’s quickly becoming reality.  Out of thousands, they’ve whittled it down to a hundred and six. The video below shows those chosen few below. Warning: many of them look pretty …

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Absolutely Excited

I had made a post a while back about the upcoming Base Ball Bear 3.5 Albums. I’ll be in Japan to pick them up day one so I’m pretty excited. Here’s some stuff released in reverse order of release. It all sounds very familiar to Base Ball Bear but is …

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This is Why Tron is Hilarious

So Trons been going on about the new Momoiro Clover song CoCo Natsu. I’ve told him my side of the story as far as why I don’t think it’s as good a song as their first. In short, it’s catchy but they use Ko-Ko-Ko-Ko too many times. So as a …

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Angel in My Dreams

It’s been going on nearly three weeks now. Those Eyes. That Smile. Those pronounced front teeth. That one dimple. There’s something about them that’s been etched into my memory. It all started when Dae referred me to an episode of AKBingo, where the program showed up to a contest winner’s …

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DJ MAX……fack

I’ve always loved music/rhythm games with DDR being my preferred choice, but over time I have found myself not paying as much attention to the newest content that was coming out of asia (IIDX,Pop’n Music,DDR,PIU etc). Back in the day I use to lurk through benamistyle,DDRfreak, browsing the forums and indulging on whatever news …

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AKB48 has official youtube channel

about time they made this.  we no longer have to scrounge around looking for music videos and praying they’ll stick around for a while before they inevitably get taken down. and as someone who likes to blog about videos, it’s a godsend. that means i can do this! and this! …

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YES! album time!

watarirouka hashiritai, an akb subunit consisting of members watanabe mayu, ohta aika, hirajima natsumi, kikuchi ayaka, and nakagawa haruka, will have an album releasing on october 13, 2010. the title of the album, ‘rouka wa hashiruna!’, translates to ‘no running in the hallway!’; a play on the name of the …

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SNSD debut single in japan

SNSD’s first single in japan came out, singing ‘genie’ in japanese with a brand new PV. many people say they don’t like the militant-like precision of their synchronized dancing and formations, but i think it’s hypnotizing and great.  every dance movie is razor sharp and make even the most mundane …

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