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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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Ojiisans get in on the action.

Yasushi Akimoto is either deluded, a comic, or a genius.  OJS48 stands or OJiiSan48 (‘Ojiisan’ is japanese term for a grandfather or elderly man)  Oricon News revealed that a single will be released from OJS48 on October 1oth, called ‘Shinkokyu’. Who are these gentlemen?  What kind of music will it …

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K-On! Hokago Live! is coming up soon.

Now that I’ve dedicated myself to picking up a PSP(a pink one at that), I’m running into PSP titles without even looking for them. I’ve come across this trailer for a K-On! music/rhythm/button-pressing game coming out this September 30th in Japan. the presentation looks really nice, and the game play …

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New ‘The Last Guardian’ Teaser

Ps3’s The Last Guardian makes another appearance at the Tokyo Game Show, reminding me and thousands of others about its arrival.  This trailer shows more of its trademark puzzle-platforming elements, and its beautiful aesthetics look even better than it has in previous trailers. One thing that makes me sad: as …

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No3b album has new official release date

That’s right. The much anticipated No3b album which was originally planned to release this month has been rescheduled to 2011, but it’s not too bad; the album’s official release date is now January 1st, 2011. Honestly, it’s a welcome break to many AKB fans’ wallets, even if it means having …

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Excuses, excuses

I’ve never been a huge portable gaming fan.  I have a scratch-less, shiny, and absolutely immaculate Nintendo DS Lite sitting on the desk, which hasn’t moved in months.  I only own about ten to fifteen DS games, and play them almost exclusively in my home. For a while I was …

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