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Team 8 Yokoyama Yui joins the list of the victims of Paruru The Doctor’s Salty Barbs

Ikuta Erika of Nogizaka46 strikingly resembles Horikita Maki

Archive for February 2013 by AKB48WrapUp  •  February 2013 

Meet Iwata Karen, the girl who is the reason why you can have hope in AKB48

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Iwata Karen, the 12th generation (known as golden gen) member of AKB48. If you ever watched her singing and dancing, or Anime 0048 where she portrayed protagonist Nagisa, or read

6 topics: A fan of Umechan run Tokyo Marathon, received a congrats message from her

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Today, it’s Tokyo Marathon! 今日東京マラソンだ! — 梅田彩佳 (@AyakaUmeda) February 24, 2013 By the way, one of my fan told me that he will run Tokyo Marathon, and he said he

Akimoto Yasushi says “Love Ban Law is just a ‘fun thing’ to make 48G more captivating (and marketable)”

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During a radio interview on TBS radio today, Akimoto Yasushi shared his perspective on Minegishi Minami’s incident and legitimacy of Love Ban Law. When asked about how he can justify

Togasaki Tomonobu presents Handshake Event report from Nagoya Dome

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This weekends, again, AKB48 general manager Togasaki Tomonobu provided us an interesting report on Handshake event held at Nagoya Dome, Nagoya. . Is it only me that thinks these washing

NMB48 Fukumoto Aina to graduate the group

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Video: NMB48 福本愛菜 卒業発表 (NMB48 Fukumoto Aina graduation announcement) During Today’s theater performance at NMB48 theater, team N member Fukumoto Aina announced her graduation from the group. Fukumoto’s comment: “I’m sorry

Former HKT48 Member Sugamoto Yuko to make a comeback in Showbiz as Cooking Talent

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Former HKT48 member Sugamoto Yuko revealed she will make a comeback in showbiz as “Cooking Talent”. .  Earlier today, she retweeted a tweent posted by a TV show’s official account,

Mステ: Kato Rena and Fujie Reina appear in Music Station as Under for Minegishi Minami and Watanabe Miyuki

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For today’s Music Station (Music TV show on Asahi TV broadcasting Co.), Kato Rena and Fujie Reina appeared in as Under for Minegishi Minami and Watanabe Miyuki (absent due to

6 topics: AKB48 Takamina takes NMB48 Yamamoto Sayaka for shopping at Harajuku, gifted the same hoodie she has

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AKB48 Uchida Mayumi, also known as Iwa (Stone), the winner of AKB48 1st Janken Tournament attacked editors room of tabloid paper Tokyo Sports on 19th. Turning into Iwa (Stone), Uchida

You can watch Japanese TV shows (almost) live on this Chinese website

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Chinese who are obviously fans of AKB48 made a website where you can watch all Japanese TV channels aired in Kanto-region. Disclaimer: Click the links below at your own descretion.

Maeda Atsuko takes a “center” position in the latest photo of Shirato Family, Softbank

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Softbank CO. is now holding public photo exhibition in Tokyo Metro’s Roppongi Station. It’s a photo momoir of Shirato Family, an imaginary family who appears in the company’s commercial since 2007.

In Shanghai, Miyazawa Sae struggling to lead immature SNH48 members

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Japanese News TV Program “every” covered the latest situation of SNH48, featuring struggles of Miyazawa Sae, the (tentative) leader of the group. The brief Summary of the news; -A professional dance coach

Takamina’s Solo Debut Single to be released on the 3rd of April

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Can you make it through these Kissing GIFs of AKB members without having your mind blown?

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One AKB48 Ota completed a mind-blowing project and shared the result of his work on an internet forum. The project: Making Gif Animation of Kiss Scenes of all 149 members

Minegishi Minami wearing a white beret profile photo as Kenkyusei is insanely cute!!

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I know there’re some people who still have complex feeling about Minegishi Minami, but what’s done is done. To be fair, she has made great contribution to the group called

American Rock Band Weezer covers AKB48’s song “Heavy Rotation” in their Jakarta concert

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American Rock Band “Weezer” performed AKB48’s popular number “Heavy Rotation” at their concert held in Jakarta. video: Weezer – Heavy Rotation (AKB48 cover) / Island in the Sun (live in

AKB48 30th single “So Long!” sold 817,530 copies at the release day

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Oricon announced the daily single sales ranking of February 20th, and it turned out AKB48’s single “So Long” won the 1st spot as expected. When you run through the history,

NMB48 Watanabe Miyuki joined Sashihara Rino and Watanabe Mayu’s Hanagumi pose in TV show Kayokyoku

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AKB48’s Ace, HKT48’s Ace and this time, even NMB48’s ace joined Mayuyu’s favorite Takarazuka Hanagumi pose. At the ending of the show, when a camera turned on them, the trio immediately made