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[Pics] It’s Been 84 Years…

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Feels like it since I last posted some Yukirin. But really, it is not my fault…completely. This group is…I don’t even know WTF is going on anymore! Well, at least Yukirin is about to do another Solo concert so I guess that’s one good thing coming out of this…hibernation period!

Though it feels more like a death period with all these girls graduating left and right while the company kills off many great projects while others are in suspension for some reason.

I feel for the other fans but thankfully, us Yukirin fans still have consistence and a reason to be here still. Seriously, I am so happy to be a Yukirin fan. Going through my gallery it shocked me how she has been there and done that with all these graduated girls surrounding her and then realising that she is alone now…with Miichan too!

Really, I am surprised she hasn’t gone yet! I didn’t think she would stay with Mayuyu gone but really, I am happy she actually goes through with her word unlike most! Her love for the group and Idols is really that strong!

Yukirin really is a gem among-st Idols!

Anyway, some more pics after the jump…

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Dear AKS,

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You know what you need to do!

Black-saaaaaaaan!

Oh how I’ve missed thee! Feels like a lifetime since we last got a Majisuka Gakuen series, let alone one with her! Heck, it feels almost as long with Centre too! Seriously, I about broke out in tears seeing them again! And they took a pic together!

God, even frikkin Nacchu is making me emotional!!

Actually, aren’t they like, the only two major characters left from the original Majisuka Series? That of course is Series 1 and 2 that I am talking about.

The feels…

Great, now I feel like writing another Majisuka fic! And why not, I have had this urge to do a crossover between Series 1/2 and Majimuri. Centering on Black and Lily of course. Center, Kaiser and Eins as supporting characters too.

Damn, I knew I had it bad for Majisuka Gakuen but I did not think it would be this bad! I mean, it’s been literally years and there is no more Gekikara…

*cries*

Speaking of which, who dares to wear Gekikara’s uniform! In the presence of Black to boot! I don’t care about the other characters, you can wear Maeda’s uniform, you can wear Sado’s uniform, you can wear Nezumi’s but Gekikara?!

That’s where I draw the line!

Speaking of, why didn’t YuiYui wear her Lily costume?! They should have a crossover with all the characters wearing their own but alas… This is AKS we are talking about here. Great decisions-making hasn’t been on the memo since 2012!

As for where these are from, the girls attended the #MUSICDAY event and I guess they performed either Majisuka Rock n Roll, Majijyo Teppen Blues or Yankee Soul, if they are adamant about keeping the original characters’ costumes.

While we are on the subject, I remembered that I have yet to write about Trouble in the Supermarket, the Majisuka Play centering on Black-san. When I get time for a re-watch, I will.

Anywho have a lovely Sat.

Ja

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[Pics] Happy New Year!

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To all my Favourite Idols and lovely Readers!

All the best wishes in the New Year of 2019!

Have a good night!

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[Pics] MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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To All Dear Readers…

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NGT48 4th Single Team MVs

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Team G – Curtain no Gara
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Team NIII – Kokoro ni Taiyou

Yes, yes, I know it is late, waaay late but these caps have been in my Pictures folder (the queue for posts) for so long that I just had to get rid of them, now that I am thinking of reinstalling Windows to freshen up my PC, and I don’t feel like deleting, resizing and then recopying all over again.

So here we go. I love these MVs a lot! First of all they are so different from one another, from the songs to the stories to the themes of the videos! While Team G have a really moody song with an equally heavy story and a dark themed MV to match, Team NIII’s on the other hand is so happy go lucky, everyone is having a great time and the MV is as bright as they come! It’s almost a comedy compared to the angst of Team G’s one!

And thus it is a bit hard to decide which I love more! Personally I am more into the darkside and thus love heavy stuff! But on the other hand Team NIII has the trap card – Yukirin! But on the flipside Team G has the yuri!

Decisions, decisions!

What’s worse is that lately I have gone back to Ogiyuka (Ogino Yuka) as my NGT48 Oshii. To those who missed it, at first, she was my Oshii, then I switched to Hinatan (Honma Hinata) and now I am back to Ogiyuka! So, while Team G has the yuri and the tone I love, Team NIII has My Kami in addition to my NGT Oshii, and I have been falling in love with Katomina more than usual too! So as you see I can’t decide here which Team’s MV I like best!

Not only about the members but the Team NIII MV is so much fun that it is enough to take on the yuri in the G MV. But there is also the fact that most of the yuri is unrequited! Hell, even the centers Hinatan and Rika wasn’t as straight a romance. It was apparent from Rika’s side that she liked Hinatan. Even to the present time when they meet in the streets years since their school days, there is still something there but just like those years ago, Hinatan is still afraid and in denial but Rika has accepted the reality of things.

Back in the past, there is a moment where Rika leaves, after a bout of jealousy and we see that Hinata’s eyes follows her, telling us that she knows what is happening but either she really did not feel the same way about Rika or she did but was to afraid.

Meanwhile we have a canon ship going on with Ayutaro (Nakamura Ayuna) and Tsugumin (Oguma Tsugumi). I call it canon because in both the present and the past they were legit and the others it seemed knew of their relationship as they didn’t seem to have a problem with their intimacy! This, this ship is why I am actually writing about this MV in the first place! Seriously, those have moments similar to =LOVE’s Teokure CAUTION and the only thing missing was the kiss! Kind of too much to expect but hey, 6 years ago Kanon was like 13, when she kissed a 16 year old Kuumin (SKE48’s Kataomoi FINALLY single)

God, has it really been 6 years since then?! And yet not another 48G MV has managed to get close to that level of GAYNESS! Does anyone know where to purchase a time-machine please?

Meanwhile on the other side, Katomina makes you break ribs with her antics that totally reminded me of Takamina! She was like someone possessed by the 1st Soukantoku! Seriously, she was like her to the T! I totally see why she was chosen as the next Captain of the whole NGT48 (and Team NIII).

Also of course there was some good moments between her and Yukirin, in both the dance parts and the other parts of the MV. Like when she jumped into Yukirin’s solo takes, or when Yukirin had her hands on Katomina’s butt trying to straighten her posture with the help of Ogiyuka and Gatanee.

And the girls were all so lovely! It is the sexy MV, which is where the comedy came from as we know Takamina did not do sexy at all and here Katomina was channelling the perfect takamina (I love how their names rhyme by the way)!

Yeah, Team G also did sexy, in the present timeline where they are grown-up but I only found Ayutaro and Mihachan (Nara Miharu) to fit the bill good enough. Speaking of Mihachan, is she turning into a looker or is it just me?

Anyway, that is all I have to say about this 2 months old single. The A side this time around wasn’t that grand, well when compared to the others. And I am still awaiting a true A side yuri MV! Skip for all the caps…

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[AKB48] Still Dreaming

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I know Sakura-tan, I know!

It’s the only explanation because I still can’t get over the fact that there is an MV out there with this much Yukirin. That there is a single line-up out there that has her spot on centre a few times at the front!

Not even the Kayousai LIVE performance made me get these facts through my thick skull! That just goes to show you how starved we Yukirin fans have been all these years! Well, again like I said, better late than never! We never got a MAYUKI single but I am choosing to believe that AKS so the error of their ways and are looking to avoid repeating that same mistake with Yukirin!

As for the performance, just as I suspected it was not performed in full! Then again the three centers were missing so I guess I forgive them? Speaking of the missing centers (Sakura-tan, Hiichan and Nako), they were replaced by apparently the top three dancers (in what?) in STU48’s Kadowaki Miyuna taking over for Nako, Team 8’s Hijiri taking over for Hitomi and STU48’s Mitsuki for Sakura! Kinda surprised at these replacements. I really need to see those auditions!

Not that I care but I was under the impression that Kanon was considered the best dancer in STU48 and don’t get me started on Team 8! Miyuna is my STU oshii but really? Maybe just a few girls auditioned?! Again, i don’t care and really, these three fit in right fine in the senbatsu!

I of course miss Sakura-tan and I wanted to see my CBS but I don’t know if it was a blessing or what because the relevant parts were not performed so  I guess not much was missed! And they did include a BTS of the filming of the MV so I got my dose of CBS then!

Also, also, I had YuiYuki to keep me company and I tell you all now, this ship is really growing on me! Those two had almost the same hair-do in this performance and you would be hard pressed to not think them of as sisters were you to see them on the street waking together looking like this! Is it just me or does YuiYui look like the old Yukirin with her high ponytail?

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So cute >.<

For some odd reason I noticed them a lot more here. Maybe it’s because Sakura-tan is missing so I can concentrate on YuiYui more or because my love for the ship is growing out of control or the cameramen just can’t resist like I do, either way I love it and them even more than I did a few days back!

Also, also, those mad men just went and did it! They gave me an Easter Egg! Like, I never even imagined that I would ever see an Easter Egg in a Music Video of all places! But those absolute madmen did it when they pulled moment from Teacher Teacher, albeit mirrored, and dropped it right smack middle in No WAN MAN! What am I talking about? This of course…

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I stan!

Speaking of noticing things, can you believe that I did not notice Sashiko in the MV at all! Like, I was surprised to see her on the covers because I did not think she was in the MV! And yet here she is! Was she in the MV? I guess I have to watch it again to make sure! Seriously, I don’t remember seeing her at all!

The song is still growing on me but the dance has got me hooked! I just pray that inevitably they do a full version! Today too though we have to take away the good fact that it was not cut to pieces! It’s one of the things I can’t stand on Korea’s Music Shows! The editing gives brain damage! Here though the camera lingered and let you sock in the dance moves to your fill and when Yukirin was on screen in her uncut glory, I was in heaven!

Seriously, credit where credit is due! Took you long enough but thank you AKS, thank you for giving Yukirin her just desserts! And you know, now I kind of understand why they never gave her the light of day because when she is centre, she literally and figuratively shadows some of if not most of the other girls! Just look at her in that middle spread, she is so powerful >.<

Still can’t believe this is happening!

Ja

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