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PV: no3b single, kimishika

as far as AKB subunits go, ‘no3b'(aka ‘no sleeves’) takes the cake.  while the successful subgroup ‘watarirouka hashiritai’ capitalizes on youthful exuberance, ‘no3b’ goes the mature route, with each single dabbling in a different genre. the group consisting of three powerhouse AKB members (kojima haruna, takahashi minami, minegishi minami), their …

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How to be a Wota

So I made a earlier post about the way of the wota and I been meaning to post this video for awhile now. Pretty much the guy takes being a wota and mixs a bit of humor in how a wota lives his life. some of the Humor a dry, …

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SKE48, switch ON!

funny how some things just don’t click until later.  i was watching AKB48’s 2009 budokan concert for no particular reason, and all of a sudden i found myself loving SKE48’s single, ‘tsuyokimono yo’ after their performance.  it’s the darnedest thing. maybe it’s seeing the song being performed that changed my …

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Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential

I am not much of a book reader. Usually when I do read, it mostly consists of Video Game magazines and the random articles/blogs that I find throughout the internet. So when I found out that there will be a book on Japanese schoolgirls and Idols, My wota senses started tingling. The …

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'heavy rotation' covers revealed

akb48’s 17th single to be released on august 18th, ‘heavy rotation’, have revealed interesting covers; particularly the type B cover. type A: type b: while she was voted front girl for this single, a solo oshima yuko cover was definitely unexpected…though looking back, there have other single covers with just …

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happi basudei yukirin

the goofy, yet proper girl kashiwagi yuki from turns 19 today.  may her day be full of overreactions and cake.  maybe something like…a NAMIDA SUPURAIZU!!

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Morning Musume Plays Final Fantasy XIV

If your a big Takahashi Ai fan, then you obivously know that she is a HUGE Final Fantasy fan. So she must have been elated to hear she was going to be able to play a beta version of Final Fantasy XIV alongside fellow MM member LinLin. Hit the jump …

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"AKBtoXX"

akb48 has yet another show called ‘AKB to XX”, where members will be doing more shenanigans and activities.  the first episode aired today. AKBã�¨XX 1 Uploaded by plutoatom. – Full seasons and entire episodes online. with all these shows, you’d think there would be more subbing groups around…

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time to sensationalize!

this post has been getting a lot of attention today, being spread through H!O and other jpop forums; it’s the funniest thing i’ve read all day: “Hello, I’m Japanese. Do you know the fact that the popularity of AKB48 in Japan is FALSE made by a company Dentsu? AKB48 members’ …

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team dragon…explain yourselves!

a sneak preview of team dragon’s PV for ‘kokoro no hane’: putting the girls in helmets and unflattering flying-squirrel jumpsuits don’t help your case. there’s probably ‘real’ outfits for when they dance, but this isn’t making me pumped up for the PV at all.  if they were actually skydiving, that’d …

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