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The Fresh Lemon Intrigue

The AKB community has been abuzz about Ichikawa Miori. Despite being a kenkyuusei(research student), she’s being featured more on television programs and media. Her claim to fame was her catchphrase: “Furesshu remon ni naritai no!” which translates to “I want to be a fresh lemon!” It’s not just the phrase …

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New Member Breakdown

It’s funny how much difference a day makes. Yesterday I wrote about how I felt resistant to the changes occurring in AKB. I talked about the new members and their increasing roles on AKBingo. I was planning on making a post today explaining my worries with specific members but after …

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Resistance to Change

Recently I’ve had a hard time connecting with the weekly show AKBingo. I’ve haven’t been as interested and I’ve come to a hypothesis on why. More and more new members are being featured and it’s becoming less likely that I’ll see one of my favorite undercard members on the show. …

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NSK034 – Seishun Academy

Recorded March 5th, 2011. Back to the regularly scheduled Podcasts. This week’s show: Yarakai Heart, Preference of Covers, Maji Desuka SKA Song Impressions, Taiwan 48, Team DIVA, Tokyo Marathon, Real Idols, and a discussion about Cover songs. Opening: Morning Musume – Seishun Collection Closing: Team MINT – Kiss Made 100 …

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“Dareka no Sei ni Shinai”: Holy Shit.

We’ve all been very excited since we saw the preview for ‘Dareka no Sei ni Shinai’, a b-side accompanying SKE48’s latest single, ‘Banzai Venus’. The first thing Atron and I discussed after watching the preview was about how it reminded us of Korean music videos. It’s not so common now …

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NSK033 – Idol Awards 2010 Part III

Recorded March 1st, 2011. A continuation of the last show, 2010 Idol Awards Show Part III. We talk about the Best Singles of the Year, as well as B-sides, Most Potential, Best and Worst Trends. Opening: Watarirouka Hashiritai – Neko Damashi Closing: Arashi – Troublemaker [download]

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Dude, Polysics Concert Live on Ustream.

Playing here at 5:00am-7:00am ET.  Polysics is one of my all time favorite bands, there’s no way I’m gonna miss this! EDIT: The concert was pretty boss. Have yet to find a full upload of it anywhere but there’s been captures of a few songs from the concert: note: skip …

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