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Monthly Archives: November 2015
NMB Wota combines 231 handshake tickets at once
Combining handshake tickets to get more time with your oshimen is nothing new, but a hardcore wota takes it to the next level. At an NMB48 handshake, one wota was seen combining 231 handshake tickets!
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Kinoshita Momoka: “Takamina sent me poop pictures”
It’s just another typical day, and one 48-group member asks another member to send over poop pictures. What happens next?
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November 28th: Nice Knee High Socks Day!
In Japanese language, certain dates often sound like certain words or phrases, and so those dates can take on a special meaning. What’s November 28th sounds like in Japanese? “Good Knee High Socks”. Therefore, November 28 is now Nice Knee High Sock Day. Let’s celebrate!
Useless #30: Sayanee posing, stretchy Renacchi, backward Nagisa, plumpy Mio
What’s that you say? You want something useful? Sorry, there’s none of that here! Today’s selection includes: Yamamoto Sayaka posing for the camera, Kato Rena’s cheek stretching fetish, Shibuya Nagisa’s backward confusion, and Mio seeming plumper than usual. Continue reading Useless #30: Sayanee posing, stretchy Renacchi, backward Nagisa, plumpy Mio
48 sister groups not appearing in Kouhaku Uta Gassen
There’s been a lot of news recently about the appearance, and unfortunate non-appearance, of the various 48-groups in NHK’s super popular end-year music show, Kouhaku Uta Gassen. Unlike previous years, SKE and HKT have dropped off, and members on both sides painfully lament about their misfortunes.
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SKE48 promotes six new understudy students
At a recent theater even in Nagoya’s Centuary Hall theater, the promotion of six kenkyuusei was announced! Here are the official announcements, profiles and commentary of the new members. Is this the future of SKE48?!
AKB ranks in Japan’s Music World Best Face ranking 2015
Courtesy of a recent episode of Music Station comes a ranking which simply asks, “Who is a music artist that symbolizes 2015?” How did Japan’s most popular idol group fair?
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How to send your expensive presents to AKB48 members
Ever wanted to send a laptop computer, video game console, or television to your oshimen?! Well, now you can.
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Yukirin falls into a rear position in new Team B theater lineup
A new Team B theater opens, and Kashiwagi Yuki implicitly laments her rear position in the new lineup.
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Meada Atsuko sitting and eating in the streets of Shinjuku?
Supposedly, Acchan was seen sitting and eating on the street in Shinjuku. Oh noes! But is this really Acchan?!
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Where did that cool Yukirin wota disappear to?
One can argue that using “cool” and “wota” in the sentence is an oxymoron! That does not stop the wotas of 2ch from speculating about the whereabouts of one of their own.
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Useless #29: Jo sleeping, Bieber-sama, cutesy Fuu-chan, shaking
Much useful time was spent up until this moment. Let’s dive into pile of useless, and look at: Erika Jo’s funny sleeping habits, Justin’s Bieber’s appearance with AKB48, Yagura Fuuko being super cute while playing in the snow, and the hijinks of male staff member’s “shaking” in SKE48.
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akbzine kansha-sai giveaway
Kansha is the Japanese word for “thanks” or “appreciation”. Despite not keeping the site as up-to-date as we would like, there are still many visitors. We would like to thank our readers with a giveaway!
Happy Pocky Day – AKB48 style
What’s nicer than the deliciously popular Japanese snack, known as Pocky? The answer: cute Japanese girls eating Pocky!