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NMB48 Members: Choose Your Favorite!

AKB48, SKE48, and SDN48 have a new ’48 group’ joining them: NMB48.  It was all surreal and full of  uncertainty when it was announced, but it’s become all the more concrete with television coverage of NMB48 auditions and the announcements of names who made the cut. The NMB48 site has …

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It All Comes Back to ‘AKB48’.

The past is always more fondly looked upon than the present.  The most enjoyable part of any fandom is usually at the beginning. Everything is fresh and interesting; every new tidbit learned about your new hobby is like opening a present wrapped in the shiniest, most attractive gift wrap.  It …

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AKB48 Goes on an Uploading Spree.

I took a look at the official AKB48 Youtube channel today and was faced with nearly 20 new videos, uploaded just a few hours ago.  AKB used to do these short, little segments where they would act out a specific situation with the camera (the camera is usually the POV …

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AKB48 is Serious about Internet Security

You should know that while AKB48 promotes fun, simple things like stores, clothes, and vegetable drinks, they also promote other interests…like internet security. Watch this intensely shot CM for Kaspersky Lab’s security software featuring Maeda Atsuko: If you need more security in your network, go ahead and pick this up; …

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AKB48 on Seoul's 2010 Asia Song Festival

Asia Song Festival is a special international event held in Seoul that hosts a smorgasbord of artists representing their countries.  It feels like a non-competitive Olympic event of sorts, having different countries send their best pop stars to represent them and have a chance to show what they’re made of. …

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SCANDAL Dances in with Their Next Single

Scandal’s latest, ‘Nanka Buttobase’, has a PV out and I recently gave it a listen. SCANDAL’s been on and off my radar since I’ve heard about them.  I was captivated by songs like ‘Space Ranger’ and ‘Doll’, but also felt bored or unsure about some of their other singles.  Their …

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‘Beginner’: Favorite Single of the Year?

I’ll say it: I’m completely smitten with AKB48’s upcoming single, ‘Beginner’.  Even with only low quality recordings to judge, I’ve listened to it countless times.  It was playing in my head when I was driving; in my head when I was taking a shower; in my head while making dinner.  …

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Just Doing What The Shirt Says

So in the middle of all of today’s events, I noticed Ayrton’s shirt. He’s always had great shirts. The donuts one that caught mano erina’s attention. The one of the robot punching a guy because he was doing the robot. But none of them were/are as fitting as the one …

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JAN! KEN! PONN!!!!

I’ve never refreshed a page so fast in my life.  The results for the rock, paper, scissors competition are in, and it’s quite something. Theater Girls: Kashiwagi Yuki Nakamura Mariko Minegishi Minami Nakaya Sayaka Oku Manami Nakamata Shiori Itano Tomomi Suzuki Mariya Kikuchi Ayaka Komori Mika Fujie Reina Takahashi Minami …

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