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This Japanese supergroup takes Rock Paper Scissors pretty seriously
Back in October, a Japanese J-pop group named AKB48 held their annual Rock Paper Scissors (called janken in Japan) tournament for 98 of their 150 ... She had a truly glorious reaction to this news. Behold: To view this video please enable JavaScript.

AKB48 to hold competition to choose which member will sing 24th single CD
It will be held Sept 20 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. The lucky singer will be chosen by "janken" (rock-scissors-paper). Last year, 47 members of AKB48 and four students took part in the competition. This year, a total of 71 will compete, including five.

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Japan Has Given Us The Most Intense And Dramatic ‘Rock Paper Scissors’ Match Of All Time
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A Japanese supergroup delivered the most intense game of Rock Paper Scissors in human history - For The Win
Now that you've more than likely watched it a few times, here's what went down, via Tokyo Hive: Back in October, a Japanese music supergroup known as AKB48 held a giant “ janken ” (Rock Paper Scissors) tournament for 98 of some 150 members. Each of&nbsp.

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VIDEO: AKB48 reveals new sister group - STU48 During its 7th annual Janken Tournament, AKB48 reveal the formation of ... with SMAP's "Sekai ni Hitotsudake no Hana" taking 1st place.

You've got to hand it to her! Japanese woman in hysterics after winning high-stakes game of rock, paper, scissors
The event, AKB48 Group Unit Single Soudatsu Janken Taikai, was held on October 10 at World Memorial Hall in the Kansai Region. The tournament allows competitors to battle their through rounds to win the spot at the forefront of the very popular Japanese.

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