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‘Koi ni Booing Boo’: Kinda Sloppy

Since Smileage’s major debut, I’ve been following every release and it’s been somewhat of a rollercoaster. ‘Yumemiru Fifteen’ was strong entry, but then it was followed by a lazily put-together ‘Gambaranakutemo Eenende!’. Then it was followed by the obscurely loud ‘Onaji Jikyuu de Hataraku Tomodachi no Bijin Mama’ which threw …

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So Long Akari, Hello Momoiro Clover… Z?

As many Momoiro Clover fans already know, Hayami Akari(blue) has officially left the group. David, Tron, and I have been discussing what may become of Momoclo after Akari leaves, mainly about what new member may join the group. Funnily, it never occurred to us that they wouldn’t be bringing in …

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NSK039 – Berryz Kobou, Here We Come

Recorded April 8th, 2011. This week on NSK….. Sakura Con Preparations, Tiffany Grant & Evangelion, AM2’s audience, Morning Musume and C-ute’s sales, Kodou no Himitsu, and a discussion on Body Type’s and popularity. Opening: Morning Musume – Maji Desuka Ska Closing: Berryz Koubou – Heroine ni narou ka! AKB48 – …

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The Inevitable has Come

We all knew it was coming, it was just a matter of when. Fans have been kept on their toes for years, waiting for this very announcement. On May 13th, thousands of copies will fly off the shelves. I’m talking, of course, about the inevitable photobook of Watanabe Mayu. It’s …

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Attention to Detail

If you guys didn’t know, I have a super power. I pride myself on noticing things that others would simply pass on. So the screen capture above is from an episode of AKBingo from earlier this year. They had just revealed the  New Years Prank played on everyone and I’ve …

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JUMP VS YOUNG? VOTE NOW!

It was established that there would be a competition between two newly created subgroups akin to last year’s Team PB and Team YJ. This time it’s Team YJ and Team YM, and unlike last year, the competition looks tough. Team YJ consists of Minegishi Minami, Kitahara Rie, Yokoyama Yui, Ota …

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