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LET'S CHART THIS SHIT, PART TWO

day three sales for Heavy Rotation: 36,469 bringing up the total sales to 445,395. probably won’t continue updating sales numbers like this until the 1st week of sales is over, unless something awesome happens, like passing the .5 million mark, which is a possibility. still, don’t like to count my …

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the nerd car of my dreams

it’s both a blessing and a curse that i’ve come across these images.  a blessing because it’s a fantasy of mine turned into reality, but a curse because some fan as devoted as i am had the balls and money to carry it out while i sit here in the …

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persona team enters the next world

i’m currently playing persona 4 and it’s among the most satisfying traditional JPRGs i’ve played in years. playing it in all of its SD glory, i couldn’t help but wonder how great it would have looked without graphic or space restraints of the PS2.  when the publisher and developer ATLUS …

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LET'S CHART THIS SHIT.

let’s get down to it.  the nitty gritty. now i’m not someone who constantly compares new singles to old ones, but seeing how AKB is seemingly at the height of their popularity, there have been murmurs of anticipation to find out if Heavy Rotation would beat their last popular single, …

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iiwake maybe?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRhJc7UHe2c] hats off to these guys for doing a hilarious shot-for-shot remake of AKB48’s single Iiwake Maybe. makes me wish i thought of it first. i’d put up a youtube of the original PV if they weren’t all taken down as soon as they’re put up, so click here to …

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i love you cdjapan

thank you for making my first pre-order purchase a smooth, anxiety-free experience. aside from your extremely pricey shipping, you are second to none. gonna go listen to this song a hundred times, bye!

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HAHAHA, YES!

i received an email from CD Japan telling me that they have shipped AKB48’s latest single, Heavy Rotation, and that it should arrive in a few days.  it won’t be long until i hold the hefty, double-disc case, pristinely packaged with vivid jackets and sleek cellophane, promising me catchy songs, …

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AKB+TEXT

one of the great things about forum communities is the amount of creative material they can put out. nihongogo forums is a great example; i’ve looked through and collected a few images from their “create AKB macros” thread to show. some require no explanation.  others, you may need to know …

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kotodama no onnatachi: kojima haruna

the short series featuring No3b and their new single have started to come out; kojima haruna’s is below. not exactly sure what’s going on, except the three girls are given tasks to fulfill and they go out and do them.  are they supernatural?  who are they?  what’s their purpose? without …

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