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'heavy rotation' covers revealed

akb48’s 17th single to be released on august 18th, ‘heavy rotation’, have revealed interesting covers; particularly the type B cover. type A: type b: while she was voted front girl for this single, a solo oshima yuko cover was definitely unexpected…though looking back, there have other single covers with just …

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happi basudei yukirin

the goofy, yet proper girl kashiwagi yuki from turns 19 today.  may her day be full of overreactions and cake.  maybe something like…a NAMIDA SUPURAIZU!!

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Morning Musume Plays Final Fantasy XIV

If your a big Takahashi Ai fan, then you obivously know that she is a HUGE Final Fantasy fan. So she must have been elated to hear she was going to be able to play a beta version of Final Fantasy XIV alongside fellow MM member LinLin. Hit the jump …

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"AKBtoXX"

akb48 has yet another show called ‘AKB to XX”, where members will be doing more shenanigans and activities.  the first episode aired today. AKBã�¨XX 1 Uploaded by plutoatom. – Full seasons and entire episodes online. with all these shows, you’d think there would be more subbing groups around…

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time to sensationalize!

this post has been getting a lot of attention today, being spread through H!O and other jpop forums; it’s the funniest thing i’ve read all day: “Hello, I’m Japanese. Do you know the fact that the popularity of AKB48 in Japan is FALSE made by a company Dentsu? AKB48 members’ …

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team dragon…explain yourselves!

a sneak preview of team dragon’s PV for ‘kokoro no hane’: putting the girls in helmets and unflattering flying-squirrel jumpsuits don’t help your case. there’s probably ‘real’ outfits for when they dance, but this isn’t making me pumped up for the PV at all.  if they were actually skydiving, that’d …

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Aitakatta x3 Choreography

you know you always wanted to learn the dance to this song. and the best part: it’s SATO SUMIRE teaching you! YOU LET HER GO TSUNKU, YOU BLIND FOOL!  NOW SHE’S WITH AKB! these were added on a special dvd that comes with ‘nogashita sakanatachi’.  what i love about these …

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Go!!GO!GO!Go!!

last month was a bit hectic so i wasn’t able to check out GO!GO!7188’s new album, ‘Go!!GO!GO!Go!!'(came out june 2nd). the way they craft their songs is still inventive and godly.  more songs to add to my favorite list, and already reaching ‘classic’ status.  i love it when i come …

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how quickly we forget

i’m already forgetting that in their surging popularity, they’ve only been so for less than a year.  focusing on the ‘now’, it’s scary how easy it is to forget their humble and challenging beginnings as well as how much the members have grown in these few years. i just came …

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'jankenpon' to decide next senbatsu

this is ridiculous; no way this can be true right?  at the budokan on september 21st, a giant game of jankenpon (aka rock-paper-scissors) will be held, where the 16 winners will participate as the next senbatsu for the single. whether this is madness or brilliance, i cannot decide.  everyone’s fate …

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