Tag Archives: Nogizaka46

Recommended Reading – January 16th, 2012

KARA members plan for solo projects! Kpop Kollective promotes KPOPCON! Selective Hearing looks at Oiricon! And more!

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Recommended Reading – January 15th, 2012

Profiles on Sakurada Dori and Ikuta Toma! Anniversary celebrations for The Gazette and Buck Tick! Wataanabe Mayu’s solo single / drama opening theme is revealed! And more!

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Recommended Reading – January 8th, 2012

The full Dream Morning Musume PV is out and the wotasphere reacts! Nogizaka46 announce their debut single’s senbatsu! AKB48’s Sashihara Rino to make her solo debut! And more!

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Recommended Reading – December 22nd, 2011

Tsuji Nozomi comments on Kago Ai’s pregnancy and marriage! fly in the f*ing wine comments on Kago Ai and feminism! AKB48’s official rivals to finally release first single! IU has a thing for ugly guys! And more!

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Rethinking AKB Versus Nogizaka46

Fans were told that Nogizaka46 is meant to be an opposing force to AKB48, but is it really? Perhaps, as New School Kaidan argues, it may be better to just see it as a different, complementary flavor to what’s already out there in Aki-P’s idol kingdom?

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The Latest Sampling Of Recent Eyecandy

Not that an excuse is needed to look at eyecandy, but here’s a roundup of some recent Jappydolls magazine scans and some half-assed guesses on whether or not it means anything. It doesn’t, but this is Sunday so let’s just take it easy and pretend a little.

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Idol Cults of Personality: Theory And Practice, Tin Tee and Nogizaka46

Our own IW curator Brian discusses the role of cults of personality in… well, EVERYTHING. And as if to prove his point, Nogizaka46 announce an event which is all about cults of personality. So there.

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MorningBerryz Returns From Hiatus!

After months of being gone, MorningBerryz is back with a vengeance! Ray is delighted at the return of an old friend, with all she has to offer the wotasphere.

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Recommended Reading – September 12th, 2011

After School’s Jooyeon visits Doctor Moreau! Sanrio ranks their favorite characters! Nogizaka46 is coming soon to television! Shindong measures his head! And so much more!

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Recommended Reading – August 23rd, 2011

Jay Kay Teeeeee….! Forty-eight! … WHAT? Also, X Japan speak out for Kpop artists! The anti-hallyu protest explained! Tanaka Reina goes missing! Perhaps she was with Langdon? Seamo and Monkey Majick collaborate! And so much more!

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