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Impressions: Tweet Dream

Having debuted less than a year ago, it’s hard to determine if Fairies has made their footprint yet in the circle of idols. They won the Best New Artist award from the Japan Record Awards 2011 and I think their past four releases have been solid and fairly unique, but …

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Community Article: The Will of 2D

Thanks again to community member Malcolm (SleepyOta) for submitting this article. If you too would like to submit an article to be posted on the site please express your interest via the contact form at the top of the page or by messaging me on Twitter @Mage77   I’ve been …

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Impressions: Song for the DATE

Whoever’s been in charge of Mano Erina’s songs really made a turnaround since the release of ‘My Days for You’. She’s only released a double-A side since then (Dokidoki Baby/Tasogare Kousaten), but they continued to trend of more mature and higher quality songs and PVs. Does ‘Song for the DATE’ …

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Idols You Should Meet 014

  We’re back with another “Idols You Should Meet” here on New School Kaidan! Take a guess at who this idol is then hit the link below to find out if you’re right and to find out some more information about her. If you would like to suggest an idol …

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Impressions: Headbanger!!

BABYMETAL, for those of us who are unaware are an idol group that attempt to fuse idol pop and heavy metal into something amazing. Some of the results of this mad science experiment turn out better than others. Will this be a match made in heaven or an abomination? Join …

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The Newest Episode of AKB0048 is Out!

The guys over at EveTaku are subbing AKB0048 and releasing them less than a day after the original airing! Make sure you stop by their page and give them thanks. We’ll be letting you know when the latest episodes are being uploaded, and NSK will be putting out content on …

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This Week in Music 06.27.2012

Hey look, it’s that time of the week again. You know, the time of the week where I take a look at all of the new music coming out this week and let you guys know if it’s worth your time. Aren’t you all thankful for this fantastic public service …

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Impressions: “PPCC”

Brand-new Idol Society (BiS) are the idol group that no one really asked for, but the kind of group that the scene needs to challenge the ideals of what an idol should be. Ideals that have long since been ingrained in the minds of hardcore wota. “PPCC” is the group’s …

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NSK 101 – The Takajo Aki Appeal

Recorded June 21th, 2012. Opening: Kibou Sanmyaku – Watari Rouka Hashiritai 7 Ending: Yobisute Fantasy – AKB48(Team B) [download] Twitter Links: David’s Twitter – rockliao Dae’s Twitter – newschooldae Dave’s Twitter – t3hdave 

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