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It All Comes Back to ‘AKB48’.

The past is always more fondly looked upon than the present.  The most enjoyable part of any fandom is usually at the beginning. Everything is fresh and interesting; every new tidbit learned about your new hobby is like opening a present wrapped in the shiniest, most attractive gift wrap.  It …

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NSK – [009] Talkin’ Bout Japan

Recorded September 8th, 2010. As the Japan Trip approaches, Tron and David explore possibilities while Dae listens. Opening: AKB48 Team A – 7ji 12pun no Hatsukoi Closing: Morning Musume – Seishun Collection [download]

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Cyborg Maeda Atsuko Interests Me.

When word was out that Maeda Atsuko was going to have a significant role in an upcoming drama called ‘Q10’, I didn’t bat an eye.  It was probably bound to happen, with her consistent popularity. It wasn’t until I came across this picture that I started to pay attention: Yes, …

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AKB48 Goes on an Uploading Spree.

I took a look at the official AKB48 Youtube channel today and was faced with nearly 20 new videos, uploaded just a few hours ago.  AKB used to do these short, little segments where they would act out a specific situation with the camera (the camera is usually the POV …

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Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case

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AKB48 is Serious about Internet Security

You should know that while AKB48 promotes fun, simple things like stores, clothes, and vegetable drinks, they also promote other interests…like internet security. Watch this intensely shot CM for Kaspersky Lab’s security software featuring Maeda Atsuko: If you need more security in your network, go ahead and pick this up; …

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‘Beginner’ CM reveals a few clips

I just pre-ordered two versions of AKB48’s upcoming single, ‘Beginner’, and coincidentally came across this little video giving me a preview of what to expect from the PV.  It gets curiouser and curiouser…

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AKB48 on Seoul's 2010 Asia Song Festival

Asia Song Festival is a special international event held in Seoul that hosts a smorgasbord of artists representing their countries.  It feels like a non-competitive Olympic event of sorts, having different countries send their best pop stars to represent them and have a chance to show what they’re made of. …

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SCANDAL Dances in with Their Next Single

Scandal’s latest, ‘Nanka Buttobase’, has a PV out and I recently gave it a listen. SCANDAL’s been on and off my radar since I’ve heard about them.  I was captivated by songs like ‘Space Ranger’ and ‘Doll’, but also felt bored or unsure about some of their other singles.  Their …

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