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AKB48 Documentary Premier in San Francisco

On Sunday August 28th at 1:00 PM, the AKB48 Documentary, To Be Continued, will be shown WITH SUBTITLES, at the J-Pop Summit Film Event. Here’s the official description… “Don’t miss the US premiere of the documentary following the unstoppable all-female Japanese idol group, AKB48! This documentary follows the unstoppable all-female …

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AKB48 Goodie Bags: Will You Take the Chance?

If the Chance no Junban single and the PSP game coming out wasn’t enough holiday cheer, maybe you’d like to test your luck with these special grab-bags, being sold at the official AKB Shop! There are three types available: 5000 yen(60 dollars), 10000 yen(120 dollars), and 20000 yen(240 dollars). The …

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AKB48 Gets a Sizable Upgrade

There’s some crazy happenings going on around here during Christmas fever.  Not to be outshined by SKE’s recent upsizing, AKB management’s heart must have grown three sizes that day because it was announced that all 9th generation research students are promoted! Oba Mina, Shimazaki Haruka, Shimada Haruka, Takeuchi Miyu, Nagao …

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SNSD + AKB48 = Fun Show

Who says Kpop and Jpop can’t be enjoyed together?  SNSD and AKB48 were featured at the FNS Music Festival and performed their hit songs: ‘Genie’ and ‘Gee’ by SNSD, ‘Beginner’ and ‘Aitakatta’ by AKB48. Both had great performances and looked like they sang live while being backed up by recordings.  …

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The Year of the AKB48

At this moment, Japan loves AKB48. I don’t know why, but Japan also loves ‘Yahoo!’. It houses the largest Japanese online auction, and is apparently the most used search engine. If the title, the first two sentences, and the photo of this article didn’t tip you off already, AKB48 took …

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AKB48 Documentary Film: Refreshing or Bland?

This film completely slipped my mind, but it’s back on my radar. I’m an absolute sucker for things like ‘Making-Of’s and anything that goes on behind the curtain that the general public doesn’t see. I purchase DVDs almost solely for the special features; if it doesn’t have enough content, I …

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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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