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Maeda Atsuko’s Solo Single Debut Announced

Arriving fashionably late, as most things in AKB do, Maeda Atsuko’s solo debut has finally been announced with a release date: June 22nd. It will be released under King Records(same as Itano Tomomi), and be sold in Type A, B and C. Usually this is where I’d say I’m very …

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IT JUST TAKES ONE: Security Failure

On April 17th, SNSD(Shojou Jidai) was nearly finished performing ‘Run Devil Run’ at the Angel Price Music Festival in Korea, when an unknown male walked in and forcibly pulled Taeyeon off-stage. It happened during a section of the choreography where the members were in a line, so only SNSD members …

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NSK040 – Seishun no DRACULA

Recorded April 17th, 2011. This week on NSK….. Tron’s Middle Name, Smileage Pigs, Majisuka Gakuen 2 Impressions, Everyday Senbatsu, Itano’s New Singles, Kikawa Yuu’s Movie, Yurina’s Height and a discussion about Anti-Groups and N64 vs Playstation. Opening: Morning Musume – Koko ni Iruzee! Closing: Berryz Koubou – Maji Bomber!! Not …

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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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