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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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Kodomo Tencho

I don’t know if I ever mentioned it, but while in Japan I came across a set of commercials featuring the Kodomo Tencho (Child Manager). It’s set around a kid who’s also a store manager for Toyota and has a hard time being taken seriously as the boss. There’s been …

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Song of the Week: UHHO UHHOHO

The AKB Theater has a plethora of songs that many casual fans don’t know, so we created this segment to highlight one of our personal favorites every week. Here’s the latest! Song: UHHO UHHOHO Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi …

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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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Let’s Get On Board

In my most recent trip to Japan, I was introduced to Ozawa Kenji, man largely responsible for bringing and popularizing soft rock in Japan. It’s funny how music like the Carpenters ended up finding it’s own home even in Japan. If you look at more Ozawa Kenji music, for instance …

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Song of the Week: Yume no Kane

Time for this week’s highlight AKB stage song! Song: Yume no Kane [Bell of Dreams] Discography: K6th Album Original Performers: Oshima Yuko, Akimoto Sayaka, Miyazawa Sae, Itano Tomomi, Ono Erena, Kikuchi Ayaka, Matsui Sakiko, Fujie Reina, Minegishi Minami, Uchida Mayumi, Nakatsuka Tomomi, Yonezawa Rumi, Nito Moeno, Tanabe Miku, Kikuchi Ayaka, …

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Cake is Delicous. AKB Cake is Delicous-er.

What’s better than cake? An AKB cake of course. What’s better than an AKB cake? An AKB cake that comes with its own AKB Christmas song. This second collaboration with 7-Eleven will most likely be a B-side on the 19th single, and it’s getting me in a festive mood already. …

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