Looking back at 48G member graduations in 2013

AKB48 members’ cute GIF animation collection!

Paruru gives sweet compliment to Miyawaki Sakura in support of promoting Sakura's 1st photobook release

AKB48 Tano Yuka flashes her rock solid abs during ANN broadcast

Archive for Japanese Idol Culture by AKB48WrapUp  •  Japanese Idol Culture 

K-pop and AKB48: Why K-pop is playing a losing game against AKB48 in Japan

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When you talk about the biggest indication of AKB48’s popularity, what you bring on the table? Record sales, the number of fans gather at handshake events, or Tokyo dome concerts

Kyary PamyuPamyu shares her take on “Minegishi Minami’s apology and Japanese Idol Culture”

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 . I guess it’s still fresh in your memory that AKB48 member Minegishi Minami made a tearful, heart-breaking apology with a shaved head for breaking the group’s Love-ban-law and had