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The Past & The Inevitable?

After looking at the Morning Musume & AKB48 rivalry, I began thinking deeper into the situation. I’ll be honest. Morning Musume is not the same girl group they once were. If you were to try to argue me that they are, I’d call you a fool. I’m not talking in …

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backlash

on a live broadcast on Ustream, sayumi michishige from morning musume had expressed that she was a big akb48 fan.  i heard about this before, but i never realized that this video would stir up a mess for the next couple days. what’s surprising are the hateful comments that filled …

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SHUKAN! pt 2

more ridiculous set-ups from shukan akb! i remember this episode as the one that made me realize how cute maeda atsuko is.  she should have her hair like that all the time.

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AKB48 on 'Wednesday J-POP'

‘wednesday j-pop’ is a music show by NHK, who also does ‘MUSIC JAPAN’, which hosted the idol bash that aired on may 30th.  akb48 appeared on wednesday j-pop with a live mini-concert in shibuya.  River, Ponytail to shushu, Oogoe Diamond, and Iiwake Maybe were performed, followed by Aitakatta and Hikoukigumo …

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it's about time

do you AKB48 fans ever find yourselves wanting more overpriced goods to spend money on? well having debuted june 1st, the folks at AKS heard you and answered your prayers: official trading cards.  you can purchase a box of 70 cards for roughly 80 dollars at the official online shop …

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Notice a Difference?

I love this song. I think its upbeat catchy and the dance is hilarious but there’s something about this performance that keeps it from the now AKB48 quality that people expect from idols. There’s not enough movement going on. Most everyone is stationary and I think the performance suffers because …

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Matsuura Aya: Girl Stuck in Time

First off, I’m a fan of hers. I’ve liked most of her works, except maybe the Jazz album she put out recently. But I think she’s just another girl who got stuck in time when trying to make the transition between cute young idol to lady singer. There’s no doubt …

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Evangelion 2.22: Review

The year of 2007 fulfilled every fan-boy’s dreams with an announcement that a remake would be made of the epic saga known as Neon Genesis Evangelion.  Things could not have sounded better: the creator of the series, Hideaki Anno, would reprise his role after more than a decade to direct …

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The Best of Good Times

After yesterday’s post, I ended up having a discussion with Atron about Hello Project Shuffles and subgroup. It then led into further HP conversations and I ended up watching a handful of older videos that I really liked in the past. So here you go.

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