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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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Release Calendar

Q1 2015: 01/07 – Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School [Mechahai no Gyakushu ~Beyond the Darkness~] 01/07 – Doll Elements [Kimi ni Sakura Hirari to Mau] 01/07 – Nogizaka46 [Toumei na Iro (Album) ] 01/07 – Pla2me [Unit] 01/07 – YuiKaori [Neo Signalife] 01/14 – KOBerrieS [Omoide Yell] 01/14 – Q’ulle …

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NSK – [015] Let’s Talk About Oshimen

Recorded October 25th, 2010. SKE Single, Morning Musume Cover, Recent Episodes, Majisuka Gakuen, SDN48 Single, 10 Idols, Trons Idol Views, Japan Conflict, and DJ OZMA. Discussion Topic: Fan Types & Oshimen Opening: SKE48 – 1! 2! 3! 4! Yoroshiku Closing: Morning Musume – Sukiyaki, Tokito Ami – 21 Seiki made …

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NMB48 Members: Choose Your Favorite!

AKB48, SKE48, and SDN48 have a new ’48 group’ joining them: NMB48.  It was all surreal and full of  uncertainty when it was announced, but it’s become all the more concrete with television coverage of NMB48 auditions and the announcements of names who made the cut. The NMB48 site has …

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The Twilight Zone

After hearing about everything Atron and David experienced in Japan, it definitely sounds like a surreal experience.  I’ve always wondered what it would be like visiting Japan ever since I’ve grown to like their media, specifically when I witnessed Japan’s girl group AKB48 skyrocket in terms of popularity. A place …

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AKB48 on Seoul's 2010 Asia Song Festival

Asia Song Festival is a special international event held in Seoul that hosts a smorgasbord of artists representing their countries.  It feels like a non-competitive Olympic event of sorts, having different countries send their best pop stars to represent them and have a chance to show what they’re made of. …

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Start your bets ladies and gentlemen.

NMB48 sounded weird when it was announced but with management fast-tracking the auditions and having a special televised insider look, it’s quickly becoming reality.  Out of thousands, they’ve whittled it down to a hundred and six. The video below shows those chosen few below. Warning: many of them look pretty …

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yasushi akimoto announces another "48" group

yasushi akimoto revealed his next ’48’ group:  NMB48, based in namba, osaka. this brings up many questions and worries.  why another group?  why now?  his second venture, SKE48, has yet to have a team ‘E’, and he announces another group?  he either knows something we don’t, or he’s being hasty …

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