Akimoto’s been known to say that AKB48’s annual election is a “festival”. Whether you agree or not, one 2ch user asks a question which suggests a much more extreme position: that the sousenkyo is a meaningless event from which most members do not gain anything.
This is a shorter roundup than expected! But there always seems to be so much happening these days. Anyway, please enjoy a short AKB news summary!
Don’t read this! There is no benefit here! Unless you somehow consider the following useful: Yamamoto Sayaka’s face, HKT’s moonwalking, Doraemon the closet wota, and girls kissing all over the place. Don’t read this!
One 2ch user suggests that most fans pick their favorite Japanese idol based on looks or character alone, and not the strength of their performance. Do you agree? Follow along, as other 2ch users chime in.
Here is Hata Sawako’s confession, with English subtitles, from the video game AKB 1/149 Renai Sousenkyo Love Election.
Like ice cream after a long day’s work, sometimes it is the small pleasures in life that help you relax.
This week brought about a lot of new single announcements, and lots of undecided titles. Also, do you think you would buy a yucky drink or food item if it included a picture of your oshimen? Hmm? Anyway, please enjoy an AKB news summary for recent days!
I can’t not look at it. It’s all over the place. But please enjoy another look at Sashihara Rino’s butt.
Like many things I sometimes encounter in idol fandom, there are no words for how uselessly wonderful these things are. This time, please enjoy the following: Konishita Momoka’s underwear, Kusaka Konomi’s… umm… wahoo (?!), and Kamata Natsuki’s … uh, special trick?
Here is Takahashi Juri’s confession, with English subtitles, from the video game AKB 1/149 Renai Sousenkyo Love Election.
This is a leading question, in that it implies that many wota feel that members are more likely to give a good handshake-response if you are good looking. What follows is a informal discussion of wota’s opinions on which members give the best handshake experience.
I need a new PC. But that is not your concern! There is some news here that does not involve Sasshi’s butt, I promise. Please enjoy a summary of recent AKB48 News.
Combine Gundam and a Japanese high-school age female, and what do you get? A recipe for a very interesting looking video game advertisement.
So much useless, so little time. What’s the utmost triviality the idol-world has for us today? Quite simply: Nishino Miki’s face, Sakura’s hidden genius and hulu hoop, and witness the undying love of Nogizaka46’s Sakurai Reika and Wakatsuki Yumi.
An idol otaku laments that he wants to change his oshimen, but simply just cannot bring himself to do so. What follows is is an exchange from fellow wota, sharing their own experiences after changing, and what they value most in choosing their favorite member.