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"stuff". it’s good for you.

i got a pretty decent haul this week, and thought i should share pictures with you all. ‘river’ promo picture, first edition ‘ponytail to shushu’ single version A and promo picture, and a glowy-translucent folder promoting the AKBxAOKI suits collaboration (which i got for free!). a t-shirt from itano tomomi …

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trading cards: will i buy them THIS TIME?!

the first edition akb48 trading cards have come and gone. then akb48 solo trading cards have come and gone. it’s now time for the second akb48 trading cards: i skipped out the first time, and envied the owners of these really really pretty cards.  will i learn from my mistake …

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widen my horizon: IDOL UNIFICATION PROJECT

i don’t badmouth other idol groups but i do give my critical opinion, and they’re usually on a specific aspect (costumes, dance, music video, etc) than the group as a whole.  disliking one or two aspects of an idol group is no reason to dismiss it; that’s how false judgment …

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my eyes, they can't take it

what is this, i don’t even… as posted on the Anime News Network: The anime studio Asahi Production has announced on Wednesday that it is launching the AGC38 project, which it describes as the first talent and entertainment unit composed of 38 female characters. In Asahi’s plans, this unit will …

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BLAHBLAHBLAH ANOTHER RIPOFF GROUP BLAHBLAH

KNU23.  Keep Natural Under. 16 gravure idols, schoolgirl theme, live performances, BLAHBLAHBLAHBLAH. PLEASE MAKE MORE OF THESE, BECAUSE IF YOUR NAME SOUNDS LIKE AKB48, MAYBE MONEY WILL STICK TO YOU TOO. and while we’re at it, let’s just plug KISS&KISS in as well.  i knew about them before but didn’t …

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french kiss: zutto mae kara PV

AKB48’s newest subunit ‘french kiss’, with members kashiwagi yuki, takajyo aki, and kuramochi asuka, are set to have their first single release on september 8th called ‘zutto mae kara’. it’s clear why they would choose a name like ‘french kiss’ because from an outsider’s point of view it seems like …

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SUPER DUPER ENPOU!

the official blog finally revealed details about a new section of the akb48 theater seats; the section for overseas fans(SUPER ENPOU).  great news, but we were wary about where in the theater the seats would be. well it looks like we had nothing to be worried about at all, as …

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NSK – [008] Tsunku Sings?

Recorded August 30th, 2010. Tron explains to Dae and David who those creepy English lines are coming from. Opening: AKB48 Team B – Tenshi no Shippo Closing:  Koizumi Kyoko – Nantettatte Idol, AKB48 Team B – Idol no Yoake [download]

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well…

the ghibli medley performance which had the potential to be something fun ended up being lackluster, and akb’s presence while morning musume performed ‘dekkai uchuu’ became fodder for the less graceful fans to start more flame wars.  one would think clear logic would prevail, but who was i to think …

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momosu performs with akb for charity event on the 29th

i think the title says the bulk of this article. they will be performing studio ghibli songs for a telethon charity event.  don’t know if they will actually perform songs together; but probably not. just having morning musume stand in the same area as akb is apparently exciting enough, as …

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