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ONO!!

The day finally came.  She performed her last Team K performance on the 27th, and is now a graduate of AKB48, free to pursue other career options(which at the moment is being an actress).  She was arguably my favorite member from Team K, and man it’s gonna suck not seeing …

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NSK – [011] JanKen Results

Recorded September 27th, 2010. Dae, Tron, and David talk about the tail end of Tron’s Japan Trip Including AKB48 Janken Results, Ticket Purchases, and Morning Musume Concert. Opening: Watarirouka Hashiritai – Gyu Closing: S/milage – ○○Ganbaranakutemo Eenende!!, Suki-Chan [download]

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I Guess It’s the Fua-Fua

I guess there’s something about that chant because the previous song I posted about had that as a prominent fan interaction as well. Here’s the second song from the Morning Musume Performance I liked. There may be a third. David

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‘Beginner’: Favorite Single of the Year?

I’ll say it: I’m completely smitten with AKB48’s upcoming single, ‘Beginner’.  Even with only low quality recordings to judge, I’ve listened to it countless times.  It was playing in my head when I was driving; in my head when I was taking a shower; in my head while making dinner.  …

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Just Doing What The Shirt Says

So in the middle of all of today’s events, I noticed Ayrton’s shirt. He’s always had great shirts. The donuts one that caught mano erina’s attention. The one of the robot punching a guy because he was doing the robot. But none of them were/are as fitting as the one …

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NSK – [010] Living the Plan B

Recorded September 21th, 2010. Recorded in Japan during Tron’s Japan Trip. Dae, Tron, and David talk about the first couple days including AKB48 Team B Theater Show, C-ute Concert, and even Tokyo Game Show. Opening: AKB48 Team B- Yuki no Hammer Closing: C-ute – Campus Life (Umarete Kite Yokatta) [download]

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JAN! KEN! PONN!!!!

I’ve never refreshed a page so fast in my life.  The results for the rock, paper, scissors competition are in, and it’s quite something. Theater Girls: Kashiwagi Yuki Nakamura Mariko Minegishi Minami Nakaya Sayaka Oku Manami Nakamata Shiori Itano Tomomi Suzuki Mariya Kikuchi Ayaka Komori Mika Fujie Reina Takahashi Minami …

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Shit just got Real: Ono Erena has a Graduation Date.

And that date is??  September 27th. In just a little over a week’s time Ono Erena be an AKB48 alumni to focus on a film career. Tokyo Hive had a translated blog entry from Ono to her fans: “I have received many messages by fans since I announced my graduation …

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Ojiisans get in on the action.

Yasushi Akimoto is either deluded, a comic, or a genius.  OJS48 stands or OJiiSan48 (‘Ojiisan’ is japanese term for a grandfather or elderly man)  Oricon News revealed that a single will be released from OJS48 on October 1oth, called ‘Shinkokyu’. Who are these gentlemen?  What kind of music will it …

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