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Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 PV Preview

A few weeks ago for the first time in my idol-fandom, I bought a single without knowing anything about it.  Watarirouka 7’s cover and novelty pushed me over the edge and I helplessly gave in. A Valentine’s Day-themed idol song?  What was I thinking? Well thank goodness the preview for …

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Itano Tomomi Kills with ‘Dear J’

Itano did a live performance of her solo single ‘Dear J’ on CDTV Premiere Live: This is a perfect example of transitioning from an idol group to going solo.  It takes a lot of things to make a solo single work, especially from an idol-group background; you need exceptional marketing, …

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Korea shows ‘Wota-isms’

Atron’s been taken with this Korean artist ‘IU’ (pronounced ‘Aiyoo’) and showed me this video. IU released a new mini-album called ‘REAL’, and performed her song ‘Good Day’. What’s interesting about this performance is that the audience seems to be more organized than usual with their cheering. It’s not uncommon …

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Kohaku Uta Gassen 2010 Participants Revealed

The music show of the year, Kohaku will pit the most popular male and female performers against each other as the White Team(males) and Red Team(females).  After much speculation, the Kohaku participants have been revealed! RED TEAM:   aiko Angela Aki Ikimonogakari Ishikawa Sayuri Uemura Kana AKB48 Kawanaka Miyuki Kumiko …

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AKBingo Wednesdays

We do love our AKBingo Wednesdays. David, Tron, and I watch a new episode of AKBingo every Wednesday evening after our regular broadcasts with our viewers in chat. Here’s a recording of our watching AKBingo live on the feed last night if you missed it: Watch live video from New …

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Morning Musume…in 3D!!!!

Morning Musume’s upcoming graduation concert held at the sold-out Yokohama Arena will also be broadcast live…IN 3D! It’s an interesting idea, and makes me wonder how many people went out and saw this as a tipping point to give in and buy a 3D television. Shenanigans aside, I’m glad Morning …

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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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Horror Movie Sunday Live!

It’s time to get into the festivities and there’s nothing like watching the absurd, funny, scary, and disturbing to get you in the mood.  We’ll be playing some horror movies; some that we’ve already seen, some we haven’t. It will begin around 2-3pm central time; you can watch by clicking …

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