Tag Archives: AKS-48

Disgusting Bikinis

Expanding on an formula that AKB first capitalized on with Ponytail to Shu Shu, Everyday Katchusha releases this week with more girls, more Guam, and more Bikinis. When Ponytail was first released, I was a little put off by AKS parading around their girls in swimwear. I felt it would …

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‘Everyday, Katchyusha’: A Step Forward, A Look Back

After the understated-but-powerful ‘Sakura no Ki ni Narou’, fans have been anticipating the upcoming summer single. Every major AKB release in the summer have been energetic blockbusters: ‘BINGO!’, ‘Namida Surprise’, and ‘Ponytail to Shushu’ were all great songs to kick off the season, and ‘Everyday Katchuusha’ is another first-rate addition …

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NSK044 – One Hot Mess

Recorded May 16h, 2011. This week NSK talks about Hatsune Miku coming to Anime Expo, impressions of Kikkawa Yuu’s first single, Morning Musume’s ‘Only You’, and Berryz’s ‘Ai no Dangan’, Atsuko in the Hana Kimi remake, Sashihara’s comments on AKB, SNSD’s Japanese album and more; it’s a hot mess. Opening: …

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The Inevitable has Come

We all knew it was coming, it was just a matter of when. Fans have been kept on their toes for years, waiting for this very announcement. On May 13th, thousands of copies will fly off the shelves. I’m talking, of course, about the inevitable photobook of Watanabe Mayu. It’s …

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JUMP VS YOUNG? VOTE NOW!

It was established that there would be a competition between two newly created subgroups akin to last year’s Team PB and Team YJ. This time it’s Team YJ and Team YM, and unlike last year, the competition looks tough. Team YJ consists of Minegishi Minami, Kitahara Rie, Yokoyama Yui, Ota …

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NSK038 – Really Really Uneventful

Recorded April 1st, 2011. This week….Atr0n loves Itano, buying multiple copies of CDs, Dream Musume, release dates, general elections, positive music and Aki-P, the AKB establishment, AM2 & AX, and Japan stories. Opening: AKB48 – 10-nen Sakura Closing: Morning Musume – Sexy Boy ~Soyokaze ni Yorisotte~ AKB48 – Tsundere SCANDAL …

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