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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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This Week in Music 06.20.2012

It’s a new week and a new week means new music to check out. Don’t know what you should be checking out? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is “This Week in Music” brought to you by New School Kaidan, where I take a look at what’s new …

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The Tale of Sashihara, a Scandal, and HKT48

I’m going to spoil the ending of this story for you: Sashihara is going to HKT48! Well, that is what Aki-P(producer) says he believes anyway, so he will be transferring the highly ranked front-line girl, Sashihara Rino, to help bring HKT up to snuff. We’ve been thrown similar curveballs before(Matsui …

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NSK 100 – Beer Buds

Recorded June 14th, 2012. Opening: Sore Demo Sukidayo –  Sashihara Rino Ending: Hatsukoi Hills – Sashihara Rino [download] Twitter Links: David’s Twitter – rockliao Tron’s Twitter – atr0n Anthony’s Twitter – yoshizumitime Dae’s Twitter – newschooldae

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