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When pretty lights and wotagei meet

Every since my voyage into the idol world, I’ve always been amazed how fans of idol music were so much different then fans of other music genres. If we took a rock concert as an example, most of the time fans would just be bobbing their heads up and down …

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NSK061 – Live From the Internet

Recorded September 1st, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please Dae’s Netflix Robocop & Fifth Element Poor man’s Airi Tron’s Perfect Push Up Impressions -MM’s ‘Kono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo!’ PV -Buono live on Youtube -H!P All Stars Busu ni Naranai Tetsugaku -Fairies ‘No Kiss’ …

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My Dream Came True: Just Dance Wii…IN JAPAN

This will be the longest month in my life. It was announced that Nintendo is taking Ubisoft’s popular dancing franchise and localizing it for Japan. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, read more for video examples. Here is the partial song list found off of HMV’s listing for the game. …

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And the winners are. . .

  Good afternoon NSK readers, participators, lurkers and newbs I’m proud to announce the winners of our 1st ever NSK Giveaway! Chosen by a truly random algorithm the two lucky posters are. . . wait for it. . . Mage77 and OpsMonkey! Congratulations to you two. You will receive the …

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Results of Recent Scandals Addressed

Togasaki said there would be news as to what would happen in light of the scandals involving Oba Mina and Mori Anna early this September, and the word is in. Oba Mina, accused with having a personal blog with details about drinking when underage and possibly compensated dating(enjo kousai), and …

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The Great NSK Podcast Experiment

Tonight, we will be trying an experiment combining two things we do weekly: live broadcasting and podcasting. We’ve talked about doing it as far back as we can remember, but living in three different regions of America proved it difficult to do. But thanks to the marvels of technology(…skype), it …

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AKB’s 2012 Request Hour Concert has Changes

The details were announced about the upcoming ‘Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2012’ concert. If you’re not familiar with this lengthily named extravaganza, it’s AKB’s first big event of the year, where they perform a hundred songs over the course of four days, which includes songs from SKE and SDN(and …

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Idol Digest – AKBINGO! #149 (08.24.2011)

08.24.2011 – AKBINGO! #149 [Link] This week’s ‘AKBINGO!’ introduced a brand new segment, ‘Ikemen Gakuen’!  AKB members were dressed as different archetypes of preppy schoolboy “Ikemen”, which basically translates to “hot guys”.  The hosts will present questions, and the students of Ikemen Gakuen are to write down and present their …

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NSK060 – Lots to Talk About, Devastation

Recorded August 26th, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please Dae’s Mice & Netflix Tron’s Card Gambling Majisuka Pins Impressions AKB B-Sides PVs – Seishun to Kizukanai Mama – Dakishimecha Ikenai – Aisu no Kuchizuke Morning Musume single covers Morning Musume PV preview News H!P Ogawa Saki leaves S/mileage & …

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Ladies and Gentleman! Beat Sherlock!

Good afternoon ladies and gents. I thought it was about time that I formally introduce myself. In West Philadelphia born and raised…Nah man! As y’all know I’m Beat Sherlock. I hail from sunny Southern California. I’ve been into most things Japanese since 4th grade, have a background in Japanese language, …

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