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Where is Idoling!!!?

There was a time when Idoling!!! was sneaking up the path to becoming my second favorite idol group. SKE had not developed into the powerhouse they currently are. Morning Musume had not added their new generation of members. Momoiro Clover were just debuting and still unproven. So how did they …

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Girls Under Perfect Circumstances

Will we ever see another perfect storm that was Kimi no koto ga suki dakara? All the members who came together to create what became the number 2 song of that year was a happenstance that I doubt we’ll ever see again. Kimi no koto ga Suki Dakara was only …

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2011 AKB Senbatsu Election Final Results

RESULTS BE IN, SON: Media Senbatsu: 01 Atsuko Maeda [139,822] 02 Oshima Yuko [122,843] 03 Kashiwagi Yuki [74,252] 04 Shinoda Mariko [60,539] 05 Watanabe Mayu [59,118] 06 Kojima Haruna [52,920] 07 Takahashi Minami [52,790] 08 Itano Tomomi [50,403] 09 Sashihara Rino [45,227] 10 Matsui Rena [36,929] 11 Miyazawa Sae [33,500] …

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NSK048 – There’s Something About Maeda

Recorded June 6th, 2011. This week on NSK…. Dreaming about Maeda Atsuko, AKB iPhone Apps, Fried Chicken, New Momoiro Clover, FLOWER, and Takahashi Ai goes back to brown. Opening: Kodou no Himitsu -Tokyo Girls Style Closing: Everyday, Katchyuusha (Instrumental) – AKB48 You-holic – SNSD Iikagen no Susume – AKB48 [download] …

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YJ7’s Yokoyama or YM7’s Sashihara Rino?

Two more karaoke videos have surfaced to go head to head in Team YJ7 and Team YM7’s Karaoke Battle: Yokoyama Yui and Sashihara Rino. Once again we have two great, suprising song choices; Yui chooses ‘Blue Bird’ by Ikimonogakari and Rino chooses ‘Yeah! Meccha Holiday’ by Matsuura Aya. Yokoyama provides …

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Announcement: NSK 2011 AKB Draft

About a month ago I talked about explaining a random comment I made about Ota Aika. Well it’s time. The NSK 2011 AKB Draft was recorded and will be finished editing in a few days. Who will pick Maeda Atsuko? What about Watanabe? Where will Sashihara go? Look for the …

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NSK047 – Tron’s Cake Shop Adventures

Recorded May 30th, 2011. NSK sits down this week to talk about newly released PVs, a new Buono! single/album, new smileage member?, SKE promotional change, Kachuush and election numbers, and a discussion about how Idols stay fit. Opening: Momoiro Sparkling – C-ute Closing: Hito no Chikara – AKB48 (Undergirls) Faraway …

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Getemono Ryori

At lunch yesterday, the head cook at the restaurant I’m working at pulled out a rather suspicious looking plate. It didn’t match the curry and chicken lunch he made for the staff, so I inquired as to what the segmented pieces were. He said they were some sort of insect …

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Team YJ7 and Team YM7 Compete with Mics!

If you weren’t aware, the first round, based daily votes, went to Team YM7 with 120,071 votes, while Team YJ7 took 109,667 votes. Team YJ7 fans had little reason to feel defeated just yet, as the next round was announced: a Karaoke Competition! With all the news I had to …

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