Grand Reformation Festival in February & Request Hour 2014 Day 4 rankings

[ Light Post ] AKB48 members Graduation Album Pictures from the past! Can you recognize all of them?

Sashihara Rino says her heart aches reading Miyawaki Sakura’s 1st photobook ‘Sakura’

‘DOCUMENTARY of HKT48’ Movie Director Sashihara Rino fulfilled her Sosenkyo campaign promise to perform in bikini

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[Opinion] The Closure of Hello!Online


In case you haven’t heard – arguably the (most?) popular tracker for Idol related video / audio content has been made inactive as of a few hours ago. So if

SKE48 Fans to Vote for The New Teams’ Setlist! Explanations from each team’s captain!


Following the first Team Reformation that happened in Nagoya Gaishi Hall on April 13th 2013, SKE48 has opened a voting system for the setlist that will be performed by new

Magical Band from TV show “SKE48 no Magical Radio 3” will hold a live band concert


It turned out that SKE48 from 48 group will have a live band mini concert, a special secret event which is a part of their namesake TV show, “SKE48 no Magical Radio

You’re wasting your life as a fan of AKB48 by not watching Theater Performance in person?


” There’re too many boring songs in theater setlists. Why they don’t make a setlist that mainly consists of songs from singles? Everyone knows them and they’re good songs, too.

Due to the territorial Dispute? Japanese Content disappeared? Who benefits from this? lol


” So Niji has been also dead? ” Let’s go back to Keyhole. You can’t expect much from Chinese. ” I can’t stand Keyhole TV’s shitty image quality…. ” There’s

Japanese Copyright law revised, now illegal downloading is crime too and one more


. Checking illegal content by scanning wavelength of sound or image analysis ” ((´д`)) ” I guess from this October, piracy content from China will be widely appreciated in Japan. ” If uploader processed

Why can’t Takamina make a solo debut?


“Because she is lacking effort? “Why? Because everything lies within Yasusu’s hand. “Yasushi: “Minami, you are the Ultimate Weapon.”Takamina “(chuckles) I know, I know.” That’s like Sakuragi. (SLAM DUNK) “But

Once the AKB48 boom is gone the Theater Concerts will also Disappear


related post:   “It’s because of the boom that they were able to have stages, right? “But they had stages prior to the AKB48 boom. “But they said that once

Discussion: Should Mayuyu Graduate Watarioka Hashiritai7?


Honestly I don’t think Warota is a suitable group for present Mayuyu.Mayuyu herself is getting more and more beautiful while she is still in twin-tail hairstyle in Warota…But if Mayuyu

AKB Dominates Top 4 In The Ranking of ‘Songs Made The Most Profit From Copyright Fee’


JASRAC (Japan artists and songwriters association about copyrights) announced the ranking of songs which have made the most profit from copyright fee, such as for Karaoke or records, in last

Iiwake Maybe Is The Last Kami Kyoku of AKB48?


When we talk about AKB’s Kami Kyoku (神曲), there’re several songs we can never miss. Some says the ‘latest’ song which can be categorized in Kami Kyoku is Iiwake Maybe,

Why lots of people think AKB48 is a shame of Japan and why I think AKB48’s charm has no border


The Cool Japan Project On the 28th of April 2012, Japan’s minister of economy and industry, Yukio Edano, made an appearance at NicoNico 超 conference 2012 held in Makuhari Messe.

Does Liking AKB48 Makes Us Lolicon?


Composer and songwriter, Kenichi Maeyamada, the graduate of Kyoto univ who majored Sociology, argues on recent huge boom of idols, esp AKB48.Can we say AKB is a 21st century’s Lolicon

Is Google’s Strategy In Japan ‘Use AKB48 and Enclose Thier Fans’ Smart Way?


First of all check this website. Google+ Ranking (in Japan) 1. Hello Kitty (852,293人)Hello Kitty’s Official Google+ Page! Hello Kitty lives in the suburbs of London 2. TOYOTA (439,233人)We will lead the

Some fans are “Monster-Parents”? Aki-P’s ‘Radical’ comment to aggressive fans


Today AkiP made a controversial? comment on his G+ page. 秋元康 – 10:57  AKB is like a all-girl group. (though we have many super-seniors lol) I’m a principle, and each class has

Will Japanese Pop Still Exist In The Future? – Thought on AKB48 and Hatsune Miku in America and the World


Story: AKB48’s live concert in Washington was reported being quite successful in Japanese media. One report said about 80% of audiences were Amaeicans. But what these photos showing is majority

Korean Fan made The Elaborate Ranking of Girls Pop Group in Japan


A Korean fan made this amazing ranking sheet of Japanese Girl’s group and posted in on online forum. This ranking is based on record sales, and interestingly, some Korean groups