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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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NSK031 – Idol Awards 2010 Part I

Recorded February 23rd, 2011. To wrap up last year, the 2010 Idol Awards Show Part I.  We talk about 2010’s best and worst costumes, top choreographs, terrible PVs, and more. Opening: Morning Musume – Onna ga Medatte Naze Ikenai Closing: French Kiss – Zutto Mae Kara [download]

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