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
With fan focus usually on the idols themselves, and not so much their maker, a recent thread shows AkiP’s photos with some AKB members. Is this special treatment?! Continue reading Member photos with Akimoto Yasushi
A relatively new TV shows which asks serious questions, and gives us a look into the values and beliefs of it’s guest. Recently, the show’s theme was, “Is it really true that you can be happy without money?” Continue reading Shimada Haruka says: “$200,000 yearly salary is necessary”
Japanese culture is rife with stereotypes, and otaku are no exception. Have you ever wondered what the image of a typical AKB otaku is like? A Japanese TV show provides the answer… implicitly! Continue reading The AKB Otaku stereotype according to Japanese TV
This set of photographs was too late for the AKB48 member’s beautiful butt ranking, but Sasshi’s recent photoshoot reveals the well-endowed rear-end as well. Photos after the break. For science. Continue reading Post Script: Sashihara Rino has a nice butt too
Popular phrases from Japanese comedy acts appear in AKB backstage life. But seriously, who wouldn’t wait for Mayuyu!? Continue reading Mayuyu says, “Wait a second mister!!”
What originally started as AKB slang amongst fans is now becoming everyday lingo amongst all Japanese. Such is the power of AKB! Continue reading AKB48 lingo, “salty reaction” invades standard Japanese
Another wonderful bit of research from the TV show AKB Shirabe, and consequently covered by AOL Japan. Who has the most beautiful butt in AKB48? Look no further than here for the answer!
Kumamoto prefecture mascot Kumamon appears on TV with Yukirin, and what ensues is the skinship dream of every AKB otaku. How this came to my news feed, I know not. Continue reading Kumamon’s boob touching antics with Kashiwagi Yuki
It’s not as if Sayanee has a lot of time, or that NMb48 isn’t busy. What’s with Sayanee and her rubber chicken?! Continue reading Yamamoto Sayaka and her chicken
A top 10 ranking gathers opinions about AKB48 member’s ability to remain popular in Japan’s celebrity world. The top 10 ranking comes courtesy of TV Show AKB Shirabe, which aired in mid March 2015. Continue reading Which AKB members will still be around in 20 years?
Shimazaki Haruka once again tears someone up on 755 chat app, when a fan reports to her that he’s purchased a Paruru iPhone case. Saltiness ensues… Continue reading Paruru’s saltiness invading 755 chat app
Nogizaka Eigo (or “Nogizaka English”) is a new television series intended to teach viewers about the English language, and features AKB48 member Hirata Rina. Continue reading Learn English with Nogizaka46