Tag Archives: AKB48

Community Article: The Solo Act

Biting at the heels of Iwasa Misaki’s debut, we have another great community article to share. NSK community member SleepyOta wrote an article discussing other AKB soloists and what varying levels of success they achieved. He brings up important questions and conjectures that talk about the past, present and future …

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Mecha Enthusiast Pays Homage to AKB48

Those who follow AKB know about their humble contributions to aid the disaster areas of the 2011 earthquake in Japan. Members, staff and AKS pooled their donations and visited affected areas, performing and helping in what ways they could. One particular Gundam model enthusiast was particularly moved by the efforts …

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Oba Mina Reinstated as Team 4 Captain

Team 4’s first theater show of the year was scheduled for January 4th. It was then announced that this would also mark the return of the suspended Oba Mina. Being a Minarun fan myself this was obviously an exciting event to look forward to. Well it’s currently January 5th in Japan …

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Review: VSK – God Songs

If you follow me on Twitter you might remember me mentioning I wanted to do a review of this album. Well I finally got a hold of a copy so hold onto your hats as I bring you a track-by-track review. Just so you know I’m being fair and objective …

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AKB, SKE, and NMB Trivia for All!

NSK’s newest addition, Yoshi, was inspired by Sashihara’s challenge of making 100 blog posts in 24 hours, and wanted to do something similar. He announced on twitter that he would tweet a hundred times within 24 hours about idol related material(ended up with a hundred and one). What happened was …

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JKT48 Performs Heavy Rotation

JKT48 recently released a CM for the popular drink “Pocari Sweat”.  This in itself is pretty significant seeing as it’s one of the first things of note that the group has done since they were formed. The video shows the girls frolicking on a sunny beach where they paint a …

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