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Next 9th Gen member?

Usually when I am procrastinating on homework, I browse through youtube to find random Idol videos that I have not seen before. Earlier today I stumbled upon a girl who reproduces the dances of famous Idol/japanese songs. I’ve heard of this girl before, but never really paid attention to her until today. …

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If Anybody Understand This

If there was any audience that would understand this, I hope it’s you guys. For those of you who don’t get the reference, there’s a series in Japan where a busty female anime character named Hinako works out while wearing loose fitting clothing. She’s ultra bubbly and rather cute but …

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Beginner First Day Sales

Yesterday David and I were talking about AKB and and releases they made this year when he mentioned that 2010 was hands down the best year AKB has seen, as far as singles go.  ‘Ponytail to Shushu’ and ‘Heavy Rotation’ were instant classics as far as we were concerned.  I …

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SKE48’s B-sides are Peculiar.

SKE’s 4th single had a great, lively, energetic PV.  Later I came to realize that they had created 3 other PVs for the accompanying B-side tracks as well.  As a whole, they are less impressive than ‘1, 2, 3, 4 Yoroshiku!’ but it’s really nothing to complain about as having …

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What Do I Know?

It was a topic on this weeks show as well as Dae’s most recent post. Beginner. How will it do? I expressed opinions that it wouldn’t do so well. Or at least not well as the last two singles did. But honestly, what do I know? Dae credited me as …

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Beginner Shows Ambition; But Will it Succeed?

‘Beginner’ is my favorite single of 2010 among the intense set of releases made this year from Akimoto Yasushi’s group, AKB48. Everything about it screams ambition; the unique multiple-center dance formations, unconventional single, controversial PV, a new concept for b-sides, and the recent news of 1,030,000 copies of ‘Beginner’ being …

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NSK – [015] Let’s Talk About Oshimen

Recorded October 25th, 2010. SKE Single, Morning Musume Cover, Recent Episodes, Majisuka Gakuen, SDN48 Single, 10 Idols, Trons Idol Views, Japan Conflict, and DJ OZMA. Discussion Topic: Fan Types & Oshimen Opening: SKE48 – 1! 2! 3! 4! Yoroshiku Closing: Morning Musume – Sukiyaki, Tokito Ami – 21 Seiki made …

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Sunday Broadcast

Today at 3PM Central, Dae will be doing the Weekly Sunday Broadcast. On the menu, episodes of AKBingo and Majisuka Gakuen the AKB drama. Watch live here or go to Justin.tv/fourplayerjapancast to chat. Watch live video from New School Kaidan Academy on Justin.tv

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