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NSK064 – A Relaxing Episode of NSK

Recorded September 22nd, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please Dave’s Intro Movie Talk Discussion Topic 2011 AKB Janken Taikai Impressions Kaze wa Fuiteiru Short Preview/Dance Version Smileage Tachiagarru PV News AKS SKE48 and NMB48 single info Details on Kaze wa Fuiteiru Matsui Rena in new drama Not Yet has …

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The Kashiwagi Dilemma

Someone thought it was an awesome idea to put up an authentic costume of Kashiwagi Yuki’s up for auction online. Apparently a management employee saw it, and participated in the auction and won it for 300,000 yen, which is almost four thousand dollars. Once the employee received the item, it …

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Meet the Senbatsu that Fate has Created

Yesterday, fate has selected the few, chosen members to be in the next AKB48 single through a game of Janken (Rock, Paper Scissors). Once again, it ended up being a jumbled bag of epic proportions. Are you ready?! Here are the senbatsu members: 1. Shinoda Mariko (Team A) 2. Fujie …

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NSK063 – Are We Talking About It?

Recorded September 14th, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please Tron in Cali Takahashi Graduation Birthday Head & Shoulders Mitsuwa Anthony Bordain, Man vs Food Impressions MUSIC JAPAN – Sashihara!!! & MM Performance Cheerfu11y Movie Trailer Morning Musume 12th album ‘12, Smart!’ covers Takahashi Ai’s solo – Jishin Motte Yume …

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SoftBank CM Collection

I recently ran across some subbed versions of SoftBank’s CM series involving an oddball family. There’s your typical mother and daughter, the later of which is played by popular acress and singer Ueto Aya. But the father and brother are played by a White Dog and a Black Man. It’s …

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Tachiagaaru PV Preview Saddens Dae

Those who listen to the NSK podcast remember ‘The Great Smileage Sub-member Debate’ [Episode 59], and why I thought it was a ridiculous idea to implement a smoke and mirrors “You have to earn your spot” nonsense when they could have just done it DURING the audition process. I still …

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Get a Glimpse of the Next AKB48 Single

AKB48’s next entry coming on October 26th, ‘Kaze wa Fuiteiru'(The Wind is Blowing), surprisingly appeared in glimpses on a television program, revealing some dance shots and sections of the song. As you can imagine, this is already right up my alley. While it’s not as hard-hitting or aggressive as ‘River’ …

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