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Somebody Out There Must Know.

I posted about this bizarre ultra-cool fad before.  But now I need to know where I can purchase these fine shades.  How hard could it be to find light-up blinder shades with lighting bolts on them? Well, I’ve spent an entire 10 minutes looking for them and apparently it’s harder …

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AKBingo Wednesdays!

Yes, today is not Wednesday.  But we did broadcast AKBingo live on Wednesday. And we shall continue to broadcast new episodes of AKBingo live every Wednesday, usually in the late afternoon or evening.  If you’d like to follow us, check us out here.  In addition to new AKBingo episodes, we …

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Popularity.

I love ‘Beginner’.  I can say it a million times. What makes it even more sweet is the great success it’s been seeing according to Oricon: AKB’s ‘RIVER’ was their first single that charted #1, and ‘Beginner’ marks their fifth consecutive #1 single. When charting ‘Heavy Rotation’, I celebrated the …

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1st AKB Draft Results

A few months back, Dae and I out of curiosity and boredom simulated a mock draft. Much like fantasy sports we went down the list and selected our favorite members while trying to keep them away from the other. It became kind of a psychological battle as we both knew …

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Song of the Week: Yume no Kane

Time for this week’s highlight AKB stage song! Song: Yume no Kane [Bell of Dreams] Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi Ayaka, Matsui Sakiko, Fujie Reina, Minegishi Minami, Uchida Mayumi, Nakatsuka Tomomi, Yonezawa Rumi, Nito Moeno, Tanabe Miku, Kikuchi Ayaka, …

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INSPIRATION.

Atron and David hate kids and found no joy from watching this video; in fact, I bet they’d punch children if it wasn’t illegal. These videos are awesome. I like to think we were all like this as kids—being inspired from things we saw in the media and wanting to …

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Cake is Delicous. AKB Cake is Delicous-er.

What’s better than cake? An AKB cake of course. What’s better than an AKB cake? An AKB cake that comes with its own AKB Christmas song. This second collaboration with 7-Eleven will most likely be a B-side on the 19th single, and it’s getting me in a festive mood already. …

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NSK – [016] Tron’s Bored

Recorded October 31st, 2010. Unreleased CD, New C-ute Single, Hair Dying, AKB Beginner Sales, Dae’s Auction, Miyazawa Sae’s Appeal, Sushi Song, Bathing Ape, Basketball & Allen Iverson, Idoling & Momoiro Clover Discussion Topic: Nicknames & Popularity Opening: AKB48 Team B – Wasshoi B! Closing: C-ute – Aitai Lonley Christmas [download]

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