Monthly Archives: June, 2014

My Thoughts on the AKB48 Senbatsu (Part 3)

Please don’t forget to read Part 1 and Part 2. Concurrency not a guarantee However, having a concurrent position in the sister groups or in sub-units cannot guarantee a spot in the senbatsu. Ask former senbatsu placers Aki Takajo, Ayaka Umeda and Minami Minegeshi (who also figured in a scandal, reason for her exclusion from …

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My Thoughts on the AKB48 Senbatsu (Part 2)

Please don’t forget to read My Thoughts on the AKB48 Senbatsu (Part 1) AKB48 senbatsu power voting As far as I can understand, there are three different types of an AKB48 single release. Each type features the main single, but different coupling songs (or what you call B-sides) and cover (each type with a different …

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