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Idol Digest: Naniwa Nadeshiko 020 (11.30.2011)

11.30.11 Naniwa Nadeshiko #020 [Link] A great episode of Naniwa Nadeshiko this week. Lots of laughs and silliness as the members of NMB48 compete in a quasi athletic competition. This week’s episodes features the steady staple of Yamamoto Sayaka, Watanabe Miyuki, Yamada Nana, and Fukumoto Aina. Research members Jo Eriko, …

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Idol Digest – AKBINGO! #163 (11.30.2011)

11.30.11 AKBINGO!#163 [Link] It’s another SKE vs AKB episode, Battle Burger style! Teams of six members on each side will have to work together and earn points in quick-thinking, time-based tasks. The first game will ask 5 team members to describe a given word that the 6th member will have …

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Third Gen NSK RS Member: Mage77

Hello I’m Mage77. You may remember me from such community articles as “The Truth Is Beautiful; But So Are Lies” and “Streamlined Fandom”. Third generation NSK research student reporting for duty! Cliche ice breakers aside, I guess I better formally introduce myself to all of you seeing as you’ll be …

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Idol Digest – Nogizakatte, Doko? #09 (11.27.2011)

11.27.2011 Nogizakatte, Doko? #09 [Link] Okay, quick catch-up for those of us who haven’t been following along for the past eight weeks. “Nogizakatte, Doko?” is the television show of AKB48’s rival group Nogizaka46. The show is hosted by the comedic duo Bananaman as well as whoever happens to be their …

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Suspension Left to the Fans

NMB’s currently “off-duty” idols Shimada Rena and Matsuda Shiori seem to be ready to come back; if the fans want them back. As a result of letting down their fans and disappearing, the girls seemed insecure about coming back, so 48 management decided to handle it the way they handle …

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NSK 072 – Too Old for Santa

Recorded November 18th, 2011. Research member Dave sits in with the gang to talk about Santa, Brand New Idol Society, and the survivability of Idols. OPENING: Koi wo Kataru Shinjin ni Narenakute – SKE48 ENDING: Maji Bomber!! – Berryz Kobo Lie – No3b Coconatsu – Momoiro Clover [download] Twitter Links: …

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Community Article: Streamlined Fandom

Community Article brought to you by Mage77 I’m sure all of us have had this problem at one point or another; you’re following too many groups and shows and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to keep up with everything. So what do you do? I suppose giving …

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AKB48 Documentary on Sale

The recently premiered AKB48 movie is going be out for distribution this holiday season! It’s open for pre-orders at the New People World website, and it will officially be available on December 1st. Complete with full english subtitles, this is awesome news. I urge people to buy it simply because …

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NSK 071 – Idol Overflow

Recorded November 11th, 2011. A deluge of Idol content comes out this week with new videos from SKE48 and Watarirouka. Ue kara Mariko covers are released as well as the PV. OPENING: Kimi no Senaka – AKB48 Under Girls ENDING: Tanpopo no Kesshin – AKB48 Seishun wa Hazukashii – SKE48 …

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