Search Results for: "AKB48"

The way of the Wota

The Wota culture is something that most casual fans of Idol groups don’t usually know about. They are the driving force of  an Idol group and its usually up to the wotas to see if their favorite Idol group sinks or swims in the music industry. If you people ever …

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hajimete no otsukai: kojiharu edition

the akb48 flagship show for kenkyuusei research students ‘Ariyoshi AKB Kyowakoku’ parodies the show ‘Hajimete no Otsukai’; the title translates to ‘first errand’. it’s a long running endearing reality program that sends children out to fulfill an errand, and the episode consists of misadventures that happen along the way. the …

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DERO!

Not all diets are deemed healthy. Such diets are usually followed under the supervision of a health care provider. Some individuals follow unhealthy master tramadol diets through habit, as opposed to through a conscious decision to eat unhealthily. A person’s diet is the amount of food and drink he or …

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surveys

something interesting came up on stage48, an english community-run forum. HMV had a survey of questions asked about akb48 members ranging from ‘which is your favorite team’ to ‘which member would you want to be’.  4,001 fans were surveyed, and 23% of them were females.  some results were typical, while …

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old school

as guests on a show, akb48 goes old school–performing clips from hit idol songs that date all the way back to the 1970’s. it’s interesting to see how idol music trends and styles have evolved up to this point.

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Idoling!!! – The AKB Alternative

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBn4-CyQGDs] As much as I love/loved AKB48, I think people are going to eventually get burnt out because of over exposure. I’ve begun to branch out and try to find smaller more niche Idol groups. Idoling is the obvious choice. I’ve found some other songs by the already, so here’s …

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the appeal of idols

i’m no expert on japanese culture.  i read manga and watched anime occasionally, but selectively.  my knowledge of japanese cinema boiled down to critically acclaimed old-timer directors like akira kurosawa and yasujiro ozu, campy pop films like ‘death note’ and ‘battle royale’, or recommended films like ‘nobody knows’ and ‘linda …

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That's Not Even Right

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hprC3L-iJYM] Forget that the video is backwards. Just know that you can’t do this to guys. It’s messed up. Oh by the way, I think the three of us are going to Anime Expo to see AKB48 in July. David

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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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work hard, play hard

sato amina.  her high-pitched voice and soul-piercing eyes can be picked out from anywhere.  reportedly a big fan of idol groups herself, she would get in line to watch akb48 perform in the theater often.  later she would audition and become a kenkyuusei, to be chosen as a full member …

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