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Nakai may not be able to sing…

but he sure is a pretty funny guy, I am glad he isn’t the type of person to be stubborn about his singing abilities and is accepting that he just blows at singing. Though as we all know, you don’t have to be good at singing to become a well loved Idol …

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akimoto sayaka’s senbatsu 2010 campaign

as the senbatsu election draws nearer, anticipation grows.  man, senbatsu kinda bums me out.  not sure exactly how i feel about the double edged sword of giving power to the fans.  it’ll give some girls a huge ego boost, while others will receive disappointment. but something just dawned on me;  …

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kojima haruna tweets

the influence of twitter knows no bounds.  i never would have thought popular akb48 members, who already have blogs of their own, would have twitters.  well, kojima haruna is taking part in the madness it seems, announcing her brand new twitter page– check it out.  having just started yesterday, she …

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kimi no koto ga suki dakara [because i love you]

i don’t know why i’m posting this fairly old video other than to say right now that it’s probably among my all time favorite PVs from akb. something about the uncomplicated cute dance, how the motions fit with the music.  how they dance on a freshly cut grass field, with …

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what happened?

i want to bring to light someone i consider invaluable to the korean music industry. Shin Jung Hyun.  born in 1938, he grew up during the japanese occupation.  his mother died at an early age, soon followed by his father by the age of 14.  shin moved to the big …

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Catchy Kpop

So this new kpop song has been stuck in my head for a week or so. Her name is JJ, and I gotta admit the song has some pretty catchy tunes to it and a little bit of jpop influence which is nice to hear in kpop music once in …

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