Of course, that all is nothing compared to the series' central conceit that the successors and trainees are fighting the good ... called No Name which is composed of nine members of AKB48 and its sister groups, and both feature the quality sound and.
And I remember with affection some good old J-pop and J-rock, not the AKB48 ... sound and video production. J-pop is for a domestic market. Rigidly formulaic with performers who cannot be seen to be better looking or more talented than the buying public.
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The Billboard ... points. AKB48 went home with the same four awards that they won last year, including Artist of the Year, Top Pop Artist, Hot 100 of the Year and Hot 100 Single Sales of the Year, the latter two for "Manatsu no Sounds Good.
Other assumptions I made, which turned out to be wrong, include the belief that the same Internet covers the whole world; that all countries have an online media infrastructure; and that my Spanish and German are pretty good. I found myself in strange.
In the spring of 2012, then-most-popular AKB48 member Atsuko Maeda announced her impending graduation from the idol institution. Her departure sparked a stretch of strong releases, starting with the last single Maeda featured on, “Manatsu no Sounds Good!”.
In the days and weeks that followed, the outcry against nuclear power use became increasingly vociferous. This contrast is what makes the SKi protest song, "Free From Nuclear Power Plant", so effective. Even for an idol song, it's not very good.
AKB48, made up of girls ranging in age from early teens to mid-20s, has developed a cult following in Japan with its bubblegum pop sound and a projected image ... which includes no dating. Minegishi claimed the decision to shave her head was her own.
After all the hubbub this week over AKB48’s controversial mouth-to-mouth candy TV commercial, what a relief it is to see Japan’s number one idol group get back to what they do best: making fan-service friendly music videos! “Manatsu no Sounds Good!”.
A good ... AKB48 can have some dangerous consequences for these stars. There have been times when moments like these have turned deadly. In 1989, a young actress by the name of Rebecca Schaeffer was shot and killed by her stalker, Robert John Bardo.