Super cool, or super nerdy? Or… super otaku?! The Yahoo Auction Dome, in Fukuoka City, is a little ways off from the nearest train station. So, ride the official bus of sousenkyo dreams to take you there! Continue reading Sousenkyo Themed Bus Takes you to the Election
What started out as a simple 2ch thread about voting frustrations, has revealed another dark and insane side to idol elections: behold, the automatic AKB election voting machine! Continue reading AKB election revolution: automated voting machine
With regards to the 2015 7th Senbatsu General Election, Ameba asks Japanese bloggers: “Who do you think will take #1”? Continue reading Japanese bloggers predict election: Sasshi at #1
In an article entitled, “Sayanee’s miraculous comeback”, Japanese newspaper Asahi Shinbun gives its own account of why Yamamoto Sayaka will take 2015’s AKB Election. Continue reading Asahi News predicts AKB election: Yamamoto Sayaka at #1
Fukuoka City was apparently not prepared for the tidal wave of AKB fans flooding into their city. Reports of overcrowding and hotel shortages run rampant! Continue reading AKB election 2015 causes economic turmoil in Fukuoka
Ishii Akira, a professor at Totori University, Graduate School of Engineering, uses a mathematical computer model to predict this years AKB 7th Senbatsu General Election. Wow. Continue reading University Professor analyzes and predicts AKB election
Is this another AKB scandal in the works?! Certains members of AKB48 have been involved in scandals in the past. Here, Ichikawa Miori posts a photo of herself with a mysterious looking man! Who could it be?! Continue reading AKB scandal?! Ichikawa Miori’s photos with unknown guy!
Team 8 is AKB48’s most newly formed team. A recent thread on 2ch poses the simple question: why aren’t you interested in AKB48’s Team 8? Continue reading Why aren’t you interested in AKB Team 8?
With the every booming popularity of AKB48, and with upcoming election, a recent 2ch thread points out a shift in the focus on the idol industry, while waxing poetic about last generations great idol group, Morning Musume. Are you nostalgic about the old days? I certainly am. Continue reading Morning Musume sold CDs. AKB sells handshake tickets
Have you got an AKB shrine in your room? Is it as interesting as this one?! Well, one unusual thing: this was found inside a store. Not someone’s house. This was out on public for the world to see. Continue reading Creepy Nishino Nanase shrine found inside store
The AKB48 election is almost here, and with the recent preliminary vote counts, some are already speculating. Yokoyama Yui ranked 20th, and talks about what she did after she heard the initial results. Continue reading Yokoyama Yui votes for herself 4 times
Okada Nana is ever famous for her ability to sleep quickly and easily, and is even more famous for her ugly sleeping face. Certainly a problem for idols who make a living off their faces. Okada finally decides to do something about it. Continue reading Okada Nana does something about her ugly sleeping face…
Nogizaka 46 documentary was announced recently and is scheduled for a nationwide road show on July 10th, and is entitled, “Kanashimi no Wasurekata Documentary of Nogizaka46” (“How to Forget Sadness: Documentary of Nogizaka46”). The documentary touches on some of the group’s most controversial problems, which seemed to incite some fans. Continue reading Nogizaka 46 Documentary announced and fans complain
A recent article highlights some interesting facts about Sayanee’s stoic nature as broadcasted from TV show, Another Sky. Continue reading Yamamoto Sayaka: “I’ve never had more than 3 days off”
Former celebrities who make their AV debut are not entirely unheard of in Japan. However, it seems that the power of AKB is unmatched even in Japan’s porn industry. A recent thread makes note of how much a former AKB member got paid to make her AV debut. Continue reading Former AKB member makes a fortune in porn