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King Record’s Balls Dropped from ‘Beginner’.

Many of you have heard the news if you’ve been following AKB48 and their newest single, ‘Beginner’. It was announced by a King Records rep at the Tokyo Aki Matsuri concert event that the ‘Beginner’ PV premiered at the Janken Pon Taikai will no longer represent the single because of …

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AKB Song of the Week – Wagamama na Nagareboshi

With the massive amount of team theater songs, I found it a daunting task to try learn/remember every song that I came across. So in a means to constantly be exposed to new material while keep it all organized, we’ve started the AKB Song of the Week. Every Monday, one …

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Notice a Difference?

One of these girls is wearing way more eye makeup when compared with the others. Can you tell which? In all seriousness though, I’m really getting into Momoiro Clover as my Idol Alternative. Since Idoling!!! hasn’t released anything musically, I’ve went back and was listening to some of Momoiro’s older …

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Ah…To be Young & in Love

I remember a time when I was first getting into Idol music. I was coming off of a transitional period with Kpop and Morning Musume was at it’s high point. And they were big enough to catch my attention due to a lot of great personalities and catchy tunes. Tron …

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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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NSK – [012] Chapa! Chapa!

New show recorded October 5th, 2010. The usual three talk about Pinky Jones, first Americans, Tokyo Girls Style, Abe Natsumi, Idol Producers, Michishige’s Ego, Unlisted YouTube Accounts, Q10, Ono Erena’s Graduation, Seoul’s Asia Music Festival, Tron’s Arashi News, Shoujo Jidai, and of course G Dragon. Opening: Momoiro Clover – Pinky …

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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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I Am Now Officially Worried

One regret that I had while I was out in japan was not being able to see Momoiro Clover live. There is a funny story that David, our friend Katsu and I had in our attempt to meet these lovely girls that I’m sure you are going to hear on …

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Same Song, New Maeda

So 7 ji 12 pun Hatsukoi is one of my favorite AKB songs. It has been since the first time I saw it performed. Maeda Atsuko [White] was in the center along with two of my other favorite Team A members, Komatani Hitomi [Pink] and Ohe Tomomi [Blue]. Recently Dae …

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New Band: Weaver

While karaoke in Japan, I saw an advertisement for this Promotional Video. The music wasn’t playing but there was something about the color and imagery that made me remember it. I went home and looked up the artist, found the song, and listened to it. I immediately liked it and …

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