Top 10 Karaoke Songs Japanese Youth Love

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A Japanese newspaper’s ranking of the top karaoke tunes most loved by Japanese under-20s has proven so dominated by Vocaloid and anison classics and so bereft of mass-manufactured idol groups that some have begun to wonder whether there is hope for Japanese music yet – or indeed if Japanese music and its music industry are now two entirely different entities…

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  • Anonymous commented on July 4, 2013 01:17

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqWFnrM-kb4&list=PLcEOec8GRJaugHm0GkAyso_wxCffg5MM5 i'm sure this is what most people sound like when they try to karaoke this song... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 22, 2013 17:35

    This may be the proper way to do it: /watch?v=vwAAtQQKCAk... More


“Super Carnivore” Rino Sashihara Wins AKB48 Election

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Otaku have elected HKT48′s “super carnivore” Rino Sashihara as their “national idol” in the 5th AKB48 “general election.”

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  • Anonymous commented on June 15, 2013 07:18

    Like do really expect to get by more than another 10 years with out killing yourself?... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 15, 2013 07:16

    I think this dude might be retarded. . .... More


68%: “AKB Election More Important Than General Election”

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Japanese are supposedly now more interested in the AKB general election than their own parliamentary general election, with 68% more concerned over which idol finds herself “elected” to than which bunch of incompetents will be running the country next.

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  • Taylor commented on June 10, 2013 23:41

    omfg I can't take this anymore. 2212 2221 Shuubi, where did I say ALL WOMEN? You even added quotation marks on 'all women' what the fuck are you reading? Usually I just say women, which by itself in grown... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 10, 2013 22:21

    I like how Shuubi can make a post clarifying what she meant in a calm and reasonable matter in response to Taylor's dumbassery, and then Taylor ignores it and goes for the one where she... More


China AKB48 Otaku Votes $150,000 for Rino Sashihara

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AKB48 “super-carnivore” Rino Sashihara has apparently managing to secure 9108 votes (worth some 14 million yen), thanks to a new cohort of creepy Chinese otaku as flush with funds as their Japanese counterparts.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 10, 2013 00:48

    Wait, that sounds like you don't get it at all. Yakuza or not, it was never about morale. It's just a clever marketing ploy which makes use of japanese demographics and milks them for money. Nobody in... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 9, 2013 07:32

    Just go to her directly and give your money...She probably will sleep for you at least for a night... More


AKBnomics Again: Otaku Casts 4000 Votes @ $65000

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The latest triumph of AKBnomics arrives in the form of an AKB otaku who proudly shows off the stack of 4,000 votes (at a cost of some 6.4 million yen) he is casting on young Anna Iriyama.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 24, 2014 02:59

    he is married ???? o.o... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 30, 2014 22:40

    Just wanted to thank you for mentioning The Rational Male. This blog changed my life.... More


AKBnomics: AKB48 CDs “Selling At Less Than 1 Yen Each”

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The bizarre otaku-driven economics of Japan’s best-selling “music” group AKB48 are again turning heads, with a vast torrent of unwanted CDs flooding the second-hand market at landfill prices even as the voting tickets they accompanied command top-dollar.

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  • Shuubi commented on June 8, 2013 22:38

    Sigh, the problem with you, Taylor, is that the middle ground doesnt seem to exist for you. Everything has to be black and white. I never said the women in the equation were innocent and... More

  • Taylor commented on June 8, 2013 06:19

    omg I can't pay attention to your arguments anymore. Halfs truths, misinformation, turning mountains into molehills in favor of women and turning molehills into mountains against men. Yes yes the woman is always innocent in... More


AKB48 “Now Japan’s Best Selling Female Group Ever”

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AKB48 is now apparently Japan’s best selling female group ever, after Sayonara Crawl’s release took them to nearly 22 million singles sold.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 16, 2013 14:50

    The music is shit they just want the dick-shake. Get it? Handshake? Dick-Shake?... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 31, 2013 23:44

    Ayumi Hamasaki is still no.1 for real sales :P... More


AKB48 “Connected To Yakuza”

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The latest scandal to surface around “national idol” group AKB48 may be the most damaging yet – it has emerged that the group’s founders apparently enjoyed close relations with the yakuza, leading to the profoundly unsavoury conclusion that the Japanese government has been using public funds to subsidise a yakuza-connected idol group in order to promote Japan’s image overseas…

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  • Anonymous commented on May 30, 2013 03:53

    easy money to them then and still the japanese support them and hate them lol... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 28, 2013 04:28

    I can't talk too much without giving spoilers, but actually, the new Yakuza game talks a little about the connection between Yakuza and idols.... More


Otaku Elect Fan Sex Rino in “Creepiest Ever” AKB48 Election

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AKB48′s latest “general election” sees sex scandal idol Rino Sashihara leading the pack even as the group’s creepy otaku fans have succeeded in driving their sales to record levels.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 5, 2014 15:54

    No wonder the fool hides his damn eyes yeesh!... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 24, 2014 02:00

    same here i laughted soo hard and i was driking a coca cola and it hurst ass heeeell when it pases trought my nose, damn men this guys are worst than seiyuus fans... More


Vocaloid China Project “Even Cuter Than Miku!”

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The quality of Chinese artists has been in the spotlight after some of the candidate Vocaloids for the 2nd “Vocaloid China” project were revealed – securing much approval even in Japan.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 10, 2014 13:12

    Not really seeing it. Just because it's pink and white doesn't mean it's Kyubey.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 10, 2014 13:07

    Was there a sentence in there somewhere? Please tell me how much you "now" about movies than otaku snoobs, dear Anonymous.... More


Shoko-tan Live with Aya Hirano: “My Dream Came True!”

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Scandal seiyuu Aya Hirano and serial cat molester Shoko-tan have teamed up in a “dream combo” (or nightmare combo according to some), in what Shoko-tan ecstatically calls a “dream come true.”

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  • Anonymous commented on June 13, 2013 01:37

    why do you hate aya? Because you are a lonely single otaku and for her having sex with another guy shattered your dreams of ever dating her?... More

  • Ayame Souma commented on May 10, 2013 15:09

    Before this I liked shoko, so now... why shoko, why?!! my gosh! how much I hate aya :/... More


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An otaku musician famous on NicoNico Douga has been arrested for having sex with an underage fan who approached him at Comiket.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 16, 2014 01:56

    lol,lose around 20 kilos and he might be just like the pic.... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 26, 2013 08:41

    IMO biologically 13 is fine, but socially creepy. 16+ seems fine though, especially given females reaching maturity sooner than males. Hell most men are still children well into their 30s.... More


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