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NSK [017] – Seriously Matsui

Recorded November 8th, 2010. The Catch Up: AKB48 Beginner Theater Edition, Tron’s Calendar, Why Girls Go to Concerts?, Learning Dances, Female Fans, Idol Rock, Go!Go! 7188 Side Project News: Morning Musume, S/mileage, Mano Erina Tracklists, Pinky Jones Released This Week, Perfume Tokyo Dome, Matsuura Aya Musical Influence, Itano’s Duck Mouth …

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The Way Majisuka Should Have Ended

There’s no doubt in my mind that Gekikara is the toughest girl at Majisuka. She never got knocked out. She even got back up immediately, after Maeda’s finishing blow. Technically she never lost to Maeda. She got gang jumped by Maeda, the Kabuki Sisters, and Gakuran. Majisuka should have ended …

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Somebody Out There Must Know.

I posted about this bizarre ultra-cool fad before.  But now I need to know where I can purchase these fine shades.  How hard could it be to find light-up blinder shades with lighting bolts on them? Well, I’ve spent an entire 10 minutes looking for them and apparently it’s harder …

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AKBingo Wednesdays!

Yes, today is not Wednesday.  But we did broadcast AKBingo live on Wednesday. And we shall continue to broadcast new episodes of AKBingo live every Wednesday, usually in the late afternoon or evening.  If you’d like to follow us, check us out here.  In addition to new AKBingo episodes, we …

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Popularity.

I love ‘Beginner’.  I can say it a million times. What makes it even more sweet is the great success it’s been seeing according to Oricon: AKB’s ‘RIVER’ was their first single that charted #1, and ‘Beginner’ marks their fifth consecutive #1 single. When charting ‘Heavy Rotation’, I celebrated the …

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1st AKB Draft Results

A few months back, Dae and I out of curiosity and boredom simulated a mock draft. Much like fantasy sports we went down the list and selected our favorite members while trying to keep them away from the other. It became kind of a psychological battle as we both knew …

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Song of the Week: Yume no Kane

Time for this week’s highlight AKB stage song! Song: Yume no Kane [Bell of Dreams] Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi Ayaka, Matsui Sakiko, Fujie Reina, Minegishi Minami, Uchida Mayumi, Nakatsuka Tomomi, Yonezawa Rumi, Nito Moeno, Tanabe Miku, Kikuchi Ayaka, …

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