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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 212 (4.13.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 4/13/2017 Rating 6/10 A cooking show with Sashihara and Goto. It’s quite interesting by cooking show standards but maybe just not as an idol show. The usual first segment was reduced to just about 4 minutes. Sashihara and Goto briefly talked about some random stuff and then …

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New PV Alert: Juice=Juice – Jidanda Dance

After a half-year wait, Juice=Juice release the opening promotional video to their ninth single “Jidanda Dance / Feel Kanjiru yo”. Don’t be fooled by the Hello! Project house sound with its synthy leads, retro guitars, and Tsunku-esque interjections: “Jidanda Dance” features lyrics by Kodama Ameko and a BLACC HOLE & …

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New PV Alert: Rock A Japonica – Tambourine Ringring

Now, things get a little sticky. Remember the Rock A Japonica’s “Venue Only” Single from the “Dreaming Road” PV Alert? Well, now we have an A-side promotional video for a single that most of us can’t actually get! But, perhaps we should count our blessings instead of gripe. “Tambourine Ringring” …

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New PV Alert: Babyraids JAPAN – Bakibaki

From their 13th single, Babyraids JAPAN call on the heavy guitars. Before we get there, I’d like to mention the pastel motif and the black leather jackets decked out idol-flair. I’m a fan of the idol ridiculous, so these jackets and the rest of Babyraids’ outfits match me perfectly. Babyraids …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 436 (4.11.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 4/11/2017 Rating 8/10 This show introduced the 16th generation of AKB48. And they got a couple lessons from experienced members. Great performance from both sides. On a music spot Team 8 performed “47 no Suteki na Machi e” live from Saitama Super Arena.

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 211 (4.6.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 4/6/2017 Rating 7/10 Talks about shopping in the studio plus actual shopping in Fukuoka grocery stores. Pretty much your usual Odekake show. Shopping was the main topic of Goto and Sasshi’s conversation. He was willing to show his purchase history on Amazon. Goto also found the “very …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 04/07/2017

The power crew talk about DEADLIFT LOLITA, Tacoyaki Rainbow, KissBee, Hachimitsu Emperor, Living Dead I Dolls, and CRUiSE! Recorded April 7th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – @newschoolkaidan …

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Hello! Project Power Rankings April 2017

Hello everybody, guest contributor TheNumber244 here to bring you up to date with the new month of Hello! Project Power Rankings. March came, and with it the Hello! Project groups celebrated another Satoyama/Satoumi event and Hina Fes Concerts. With the upcoming graduations of both C-ute and Tsugunaga Momoko, this set …

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