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WE HAVE MOVED. AGAIN.

YES, we moved again. We are no longer __________, as we have moved to New School Kaidan.  We were pretty happy at New School Kaidan Academy but we needed a name that was more encompassing of what we do. SO WELCOME TO OUR NEW HOME!  Remember to change your bookmarks …

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Treat Yourself Or Loved One to Watarirouka 7

As a treat the covers for ‘Watarirouka Hashiritai 7’ covers have been released, earlier than I expected: Limited Edition B These are among the first cover designs from AKB or the subgroups that have a pretty strong holiday theme.  Releasing on February 2nd, the concept of Valentine’s Day and chocolate …

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Its almost time

With me being in mind numbing pain because of my wisdom tooth being pulled out. I still managed to go through some of my favorite kpop/jpop Christmas theme songs that have always put me in good holiday spirits. I hope everyone has a great Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Good Idea, Bad Execution.

AKB48 has taken some large strides towards making themselves accessible and known overseas.  There has been tons of overseas concerts and promotions, created “Super Epou” tickets for the AKB theater, opened a Youtube channel, and gave the official website english translations.  The next logical step forward would be to open …

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AKB48 Goodie Bags: Will You Take the Chance?

If the Chance no Junban single and the PSP game coming out wasn’t enough holiday cheer, maybe you’d like to test your luck with these special grab-bags, being sold at the official AKB Shop! There are three types available: 5000 yen(60 dollars), 10000 yen(120 dollars), and 20000 yen(240 dollars). The …

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Itano is ELECTRO-FYING. GET IT?!

A short rip of Itano Tomomi’s solo single ‘Dear J’ is out, give it a listen! Itano has a huge following of trendy Shibuya-ites so it makes sense that her solo would go the path of the ever-trendy electro-pop; and unsurprisingly it fit her fantastically. If Itano finds that she …

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Dominating the Top Singles List of 2010 Are?

Top Ten Singles of 2010: 1. Beginner(AKB48)—————954,283 2. Heavy Rotation(AKB48)——-713,275 3. Troublemaker(ARASHI)——-698,542 4. Monster(ARASHI)————–696,022 5. Ponytail to Shushu(AKB48)—659,959 6. Hatenai Sora(ARASHI)——–656,343 7. Love Rainbow(ARASHI)——620,057 8. Chance no Junban(AKB48)—596,769 9. Dear Snow(ARASHI)———–591,207 10. To be free(ARASHI)———–516,142 If I had to predict what would happen in 2010,  never would have guessed that …

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New AKB Subunit in the Works?

There’s been talks about a new four-member subunit with Nakaya Sayaka, Nakata Chisato, Uchida Mayumi, and Tanabe Miku. While I’m in love with the prospect of Nakaya Sayaka being in a subgroup, I’m a little worried. Don’t get me wrong, I think these girls are long overdue for some attention …

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Another Teaser into AKB’s Documentary Film

I love refreshing the AKB Youtube channel and finding a new video waiting for me (Yes, it’s on a permanent tab on my browser). The AKB channel is still busy with promotions, just recently having released another trailer for the film ‘DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 To Be Continued’: I always found …

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