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NSK050 – Election Discussion

Recorded June 13th, 2011. This week on NSK…. AKB Election Results, Aino Dangan Numbers, Hon Kong Lections, and Eiguchi Aimi. Impressions on NMB, Not Yet, No Sleeves, FLOWER, Mano Erina and Kitahara Sayaka. Discussion about Managing Egos Opening: Shoujo Tachi Yo – AKB48 Closing: Yuuyake Hanabi – Tokyo Girls Style …

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Meet AKB’s Latest Addition… Who Doesn’t Exist

There have been many reactions concerning a girl named Eguchi Aimi. She was supposedly “discovered” at an NMB audition, but moved to AKB kenkyuusei because she was such a high-caliber idol. Knowing the constantly shifting nature of AKB, many fans just took it as it was and admired the photos …

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Where is Idoling!!!?

There was a time when Idoling!!! was sneaking up the path to becoming my second favorite idol group. SKE had not developed into the powerhouse they currently are. Morning Musume had not added their new generation of members. Momoiro Clover were just debuting and still unproven. So how did they …

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Girls Under Perfect Circumstances

Will we ever see another perfect storm that was Kimi no koto ga suki dakara? All the members who came together to create what became the number 2 song of that year was a happenstance that I doubt we’ll ever see again. Kimi no koto ga Suki Dakara was only …

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2011 AKB Senbatsu Election Final Results

RESULTS BE IN, SON: Media Senbatsu: 01 Atsuko Maeda [139,822] 02 Oshima Yuko [122,843] 03 Kashiwagi Yuki [74,252] 04 Shinoda Mariko [60,539] 05 Watanabe Mayu [59,118] 06 Kojima Haruna [52,920] 07 Takahashi Minami [52,790] 08 Itano Tomomi [50,403] 09 Sashihara Rino [45,227] 10 Matsui Rena [36,929] 11 Miyazawa Sae [33,500] …

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NSK048 – There’s Something About Maeda

Recorded June 6th, 2011. This week on NSK…. Dreaming about Maeda Atsuko, AKB iPhone Apps, Fried Chicken, New Momoiro Clover, FLOWER, and Takahashi Ai goes back to brown. Opening: Kodou no Himitsu -Tokyo Girls Style Closing: Everyday, Katchyuusha (Instrumental) – AKB48 You-holic – SNSD Iikagen no Susume – AKB48 [download] …

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YJ7’s Yokoyama or YM7’s Sashihara Rino?

Two more karaoke videos have surfaced to go head to head in Team YJ7 and Team YM7’s Karaoke Battle: Yokoyama Yui and Sashihara Rino. Once again we have two great, suprising song choices; Yui chooses ‘Blue Bird’ by Ikimonogakari and Rino chooses ‘Yeah! Meccha Holiday’ by Matsuura Aya. Yokoyama provides …

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Announcement: NSK 2011 AKB Draft

About a month ago I talked about explaining a random comment I made about Ota Aika. Well it’s time. The NSK 2011 AKB Draft was recorded and will be finished editing in a few days. Who will pick Maeda Atsuko? What about Watanabe? Where will Sashihara go? Look for the …

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