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This Week in Music 06.27.2012

Hey look, it’s that time of the week again. You know, the time of the week where I take a look at all of the new music coming out this week and let you guys know if it’s worth your time. Aren’t you all thankful for this fantastic public service …

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Impressions: “PPCC”

Brand-new Idol Society (BiS) are the idol group that no one really asked for, but the kind of group that the scene needs to challenge the ideals of what an idol should be. Ideals that have long since been ingrained in the minds of hardcore wota. “PPCC” is the group’s …

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NSK 101 – The Takajo Aki Appeal

Recorded June 21th, 2012. Opening: Kibou Sanmyaku – Watari Rouka Hashiritai 7 Ending: Yobisute Fantasy – AKB48(Team B) [download] Twitter Links: David’s Twitter – rockliao Dae’s Twitter – newschooldae Dave’s Twitter – t3hdave 

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Community Article: So, So, Scandalous

Thanks again to community member Malcolm (SleepyOta) for submitting this article. If you too would like to submit an article to be posted on the site please express your interest via the contact form at the top of the page or by messaging me on Twitter @Mage77   Scandals, scandals, …

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All Night NSK 010 – HKT48: Hetare, Kind of at the Top 48

Recorded June 19th, 2012. [download] Twitter Links: Garry’s Twitter – mage77 Anthony’s Twitter – yoshizumitime Garry and Anthony sit down to discuss Sashihara Rino’s scandal, Akimoto’s decision to transfer her and what this means to HKT48. Our initial reactions to the Sashihara Rino scandal All Night NSK is where we …

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NSK Origins: t3hDave

In light of Maeda Atsuko’s upcoming graduation, I feel it’s a good time to look back and reflect on the past 2-3 years of my idol fandom and tell you about how it all started. I encourage my fellow writers here on New School Kaidan to also tell their NSK …

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Impressions: ‘Kimi wa Boku da’

I’ve been yearning for another Maeda Atsuko release since her pleasantly understated yet powerful ‘Flower‘. Now it’s finally here with ‘Kimi wa Boku da’ nearly a year later, and it’s been more than worth the wait.

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Idols You Should Meet 013

  We’re back with another “Idols You Should Meet” here on New School Kaidan! Take a guess at who this idol is then hit the link below to find out if you’re right and to find out some more information about her. If you would like to suggest an idol …

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NSK 2D CLUB: AKB0048 Part I and II

I know ya’ll have been waiting for the debut of NSK’s 2D Club, so we’re starting it off with not one, but TWO episodes! The first part, which was totally NOT recorded over a month ago, is going to be a close look at the first two episodes of AKB0048, …

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Impressions: ‘Otome Sensou’

Momoiro Clover’s upcoming single is just around the corner, and they released their full PV.  Surprisingly, it received the most mixed response I’ve seen from any Momoclo single. While their trademark energy and vigor was fairly polarizing since their inception, the reaction to ‘Otome Sensou’ has been more varied and …

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