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The Streets are No Longer Safe

It’s been a long time coming but I finally did it. I took my driving test and passed on my first try! Everyone who’s been listening to the podcast knows I’ve had on-and-off driving practice for the past month or so with mixed results, and have been dreading going to …

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SKE48 Comes Full Circle: Welcome Team E!

It’s been a long time coming—maybe a little too long, but I’m psyched.  I read on TokyoGraph that SKE48 will finally form a Team E to complete the group!  It appears they already selected all the Team E members from their pool of 26 kenkyuusei(research students).  SKE will finally have …

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SNSD + AKB48 = Fun Show

Who says Kpop and Jpop can’t be enjoyed together?  SNSD and AKB48 were featured at the FNS Music Festival and performed their hit songs: ‘Genie’ and ‘Gee’ by SNSD, ‘Beginner’ and ‘Aitakatta’ by AKB48. Both had great performances and looked like they sang live while being backed up by recordings.  …

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2010 Idol Awards Categories!

The year is coming to an end and everything is looking more festive and cheery by the day.  What better way to celebrate the holidays than with us as we do a grand End-of-the-Year Idols Awards Show, giving recognition to all the great(and not so great) things that happened this …

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The Year of the AKB48

At this moment, Japan loves AKB48. I don’t know why, but Japan also loves ‘Yahoo!’. It houses the largest Japanese online auction, and is apparently the most used search engine. If the title, the first two sentences, and the photo of this article didn’t tip you off already, AKB48 took …

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020 – Girl Advice with Dr. Dae

Recorded November 29th, 2010. The Catch Up: Tell Me, Tron’s Movie News: SKE, Momoiro, MM Sales Numbers, no3b Album, French Kiss, Chance no Junban PV, Heavy Rotation, AK98, SDN48 nude, Kohaku Discussion Topics: Crying Girls & Their Appeal Final Word: Opening: Tell Me (Live) as Performed by SNSD Closing: Epik …

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‘No Sleeves’ Album is Too Good to Miss.

I just made a pretty expensive purchase today, but thankfully it wasn’t because of a face-off on Ebay. When ‘No Sleeves’ (aka No3B), announced their album release early this year, it was a must buy. I wasn’t able to purchase the singles as they came out, and they had enough …

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