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NSK029 – The Heart Shaped Show

Recorded February 15th, 2011. After a week off, we’re back to talk about Chicago Hot Dogs, Young Girl’s Game, Not Yet, and Plastic Surgery. Opening: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 – Valentine Kiss Closing: S/mileage – Short Cut [download]

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“Guuzen no Juujiro”: Comfort Food

While a good number of AKB singles have been experimenting with different sounds, we could always count on the Undergirls’ b-sides to provide their staple idol sound we know and love. Simple and safe but catchy and impossible to hate, Undergirls songs have been my idol comfort food since ‘Kimi …

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Happy Valentines Day!

It’s the day to eat chocolate and wish you had an idol for a girlfriend. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Atron is broadcasting Watarirouka Hashiritai 7’s PV ‘Valentine Kiss’ right now, and will continue to loop it all day on our live broadcasting page here.  Stop by at least …

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Chisato is in Romantik Ukare Mode

Recently Okai Chisato of C-ute released a cover of the famous Idol song “Romantic Ukare Mode” by Fujimoto Miki. The recent push that Chisato has been getting is a very welcoming site for H!P fans as most people know C-ute as a 2 person show with Airi and Maimi at …

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Woman, Seriously…Look At Yourself

Yesterday, a female friend of mine came rushing to me over internet screaming bloody murder. I thought maybe something happened to her family. Maybe her brother. Or at least her dog. But instead I was sent the picture above. Then I was send the picture below. For those of you …

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AKBizarre Fashion Show.

It seems that Sakura no Ki ni Narou is going to be a more interesting collection of songs and videos than I anticipated. It’s got an eclectic group of songs, even more eclectic PVs, and now I’m finding that there’s another video being coupled with the release as a mock …

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“KISS MADE 100 MILE”: Indie-Hipster All Up in This PV.

This is the second time that AKB’s unofficial subgroup “MINT” will have had a song accompany a major single. I was initially extremely skeptical of this b-side, because a few pictures of the members performing the song in their costumes, and they looked ridiculous. Having loved MINT’s image and song …

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And Then My Dreams Were Crushed

This is easily one of the best Idol Performances I’ve ever seen. Dae shared this link with me earlier today and I haven’t been able to stop watching it since. The combination of the song, venue, and crowd make it a joy to watch. The fans are into it. The …

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What in God’s Name…

What in God’s Name are they doing to my Kitahara? This is the B Version packaging for the new Not Yet Single. I was originally slightly confused and interested at what direction they would be taking the group’s identity. But now after seeing the covers, I’m completely baffled. Here’s the …

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