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ENK48? what the fuck is going on here?

showing up on japanese and american sites alike, the news about tsunku’s recent announcement has been abuzz. source from oricon and translated by tokyograph: “Producer Tsunku (41) attended an event on Wednesday for enka singers Karen (17) and Akemi Misawa (65). During the event, he revealed that he is thinking …

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A6 starts today

i’ve been anticipating it for a long time, and after two long delays it’s finally starting. team A’s next stage with the new shuffle members, ‘A6: Mokugekisha’, debuts today.  i’d give anything to be there right now. how will this fare with the well-received new team K and B stages?  …

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Doing it Wrong.

i like this song, but the video…egh. all this potential, and this is all you got to show for it?  not fond of the extremely short dance scenes or the static, strange-but-boring-whatever-it-is that’s going on in the PV.  and someone who worked on this REALLY liked all the lens flaring …

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PV: no3b single, kimishika

as far as AKB subunits go, ‘no3b'(aka ‘no sleeves’) takes the cake.  while the successful subgroup ‘watarirouka hashiritai’ capitalizes on youthful exuberance, ‘no3b’ goes the mature route, with each single dabbling in a different genre. the group consisting of three powerhouse AKB members (kojima haruna, takahashi minami, minegishi minami), their …

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time to sensationalize!

this post has been getting a lot of attention today, being spread through H!O and other jpop forums; it’s the funniest thing i’ve read all day: “Hello, I’m Japanese. Do you know the fact that the popularity of AKB48 in Japan is FALSE made by a company Dentsu? AKB48 members’ …

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Aitakatta x3 Choreography

you know you always wanted to learn the dance to this song. and the best part: it’s SATO SUMIRE teaching you! YOU LET HER GO TSUNKU, YOU BLIND FOOL!  NOW SHE’S WITH AKB! these were added on a special dvd that comes with ‘nogashita sakanatachi’.  what i love about these …

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'jankenpon' to decide next senbatsu

this is ridiculous; no way this can be true right?  at the budokan on september 21st, a giant game of jankenpon (aka rock-paper-scissors) will be held, where the 16 winners will participate as the next senbatsu for the single. whether this is madness or brilliance, i cannot decide.  everyone’s fate …

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the battle for B-sides

AKB48’s 18th single b-side members will be decided by the fans via ‘Pigg’, an online, virtual space where fans create avatars to wander and converse with others, sometimes with surprise visits from akb members themselves with their own custom avatars. members have been divided into ten groups, each with their …

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A6 delayed once again

team A’s new stage, A6 was announced to debut on june 19th.  on june 8th, it was announced that A6 was pushed to july 15.  now, it has been announced that the stage will come out on the 27th. team K and team B have already begun their new stages, …

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