Tag Archives: Morning Musume

NSK060 – Lots to Talk About, Devastation

Recorded August 26th, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please Dae’s Mice & Netflix Tron’s Card Gambling Majisuka Pins Impressions AKB B-Sides PVs – Seishun to Kizukanai Mama – Dakishimecha Ikenai – Aisu no Kuchizuke Morning Musume single covers Morning Musume PV preview News H!P Ogawa Saki leaves S/mileage & …

Read More »

NSK058 – The Curse of DD

Recorded August 11th, 2011. This week on NSK… Ketchup Please -Tron goes to Mitsuwa -David meets Missingno15 -Dae gets angry Impressions – Buono! – Partenza Let’s Go! – Album – Morning Musume 2nd A-side – Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai – Radio Preview – Momoiro Clover – Battle …

Read More »

INTERVIEW: Brian Ashcraft

We had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Ashcraft, a journalist and editor of the massively read gaming site Kotaku, and author of Arcade Mania and Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential. Originally from Texas, he resides in Osaka, Japan with his wife and two children. He was kind enough make some time to …

Read More »

NSK047 – Tron’s Cake Shop Adventures

Recorded May 30th, 2011. NSK sits down this week to talk about newly released PVs, a new Buono! single/album, new smileage member?, SKE promotional change, Kachuush and election numbers, and a discussion about how Idols stay fit. Opening: Momoiro Sparkling – C-ute Closing: Hito no Chikara – AKB48 (Undergirls) Faraway …

Read More »

Generation TEN

The big news circulating the H!P water cooler lately has been the confirmation of 10th generation auditions for Morning Musume.   Many fans of the “golden age” are excited about the possible reinstating of yearly auditions, while others say it’s far too soon for more members, especially since the four …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Majidesuka Ska: Half n’ Half.

Remember my post where I stated how excited I was about this single, and how great the song preview was? The 30-second preview was fantastic—it finally took a break from what fans dubbed “emo musume”, and the way the new members were showcased in the beginning was great. Sadly, the …

Read More »

“Majidesuka Ska” Gives Me Hope.

Who would have guessed? I went into the Morning Musume 9th generation auditions with barrels of skepticism. I tried to remain as clear-headed and unenthusiastic as possible because of all the things that happened(and didn’t happen) in the past 3-4 years of Morning Musume’s history that contributed to their current …

Read More »

NSK030 – Tron Ousts Another Halfy

Recorded February 21th, 2011. Happy 30th Show. Tron, Dae, and David sit down to talk about working restaurants & retail, Tron’s Continued Gambling, Banzai Venus vs Yoroshiku, C-ute Laker Girls, Saturday Night 48, and Idol Graduations. Opening: AKB48 – Kanojo ni Narimasu ka? Closing: AKB48 – Choose me, Zenjin Mitou …

Read More »