Maria Abe and Akane Takayanagi, Birthday.

November 29, 2012

Today November 29 is AKB48 Team K Member Maria Abe Birthday, Happy 17th Birthday Maria.

It’s also SKE48 Team KII Captain Member Akane Takayanagi Birthday, Happy 21st Birthday Akane.

Maria.

Maria.

Akane.

Akane.

 

 

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Mayu Watanabe 3rd Solo Single ‘Hikaru Monotachi, First Week Sales.

November 28, 2012

AKB48 Team A Member May Watanabe 3rd solo single ‘Hikaru Monotachi’, which was release on November 21st. Sold 91,907 copies in it’s first week of release, to rank number one on the weekly oricon singles chart.

You can check the tracklist for each version here http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/list_from_code_banner.html?key=478717&media=CD .

Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/mayu-watanabe-hikaru-monotachi-5csgz_2ey5f_.html.

Regular Edition Cover.

Type A Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type C Cover.

Limited Edition Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 48, December 3, 2012.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Hikaru Monotachi – Mayu Watanabe (11/21) (91,907).

2. Saraba, Itoshiki Kanashimi-tachi yo – Momoiro Clover Z (11/21) (73,745).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/momoiro-clover-saraba-itoshiki-5bujt_2ey5f_.html .

3. Brave It Out – Generations (11/21) (71,932).Video – http://vimeo.com/52305969 .

4. V.I.P – SID (11/21) (34,128).Video – http://vimeo.com/53750983 .

5. Flower Power – Girls’ Generation (11/21) (29,065).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8J7o7X8Dr8 .

6. Innocence – Eir Aoi (11/21) (24,620).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/aoieir/videos/innocence::29044.html .

7. Ai no Beat – Kis-My-Ft2 (11/14) (20,453) (279,362).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/group/kismyft2/videos/ai-no-beat-dance-vers::28533.html .

8. Masquerade – 2PM (11/14) (19,481) (149,723).Video – http://vimeo.com/48986396 .

9. What’s up – MYNAME (11/21) (19,366).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0It28fEa50s .

10. Daigyakuten – SHU-I (11/21) (18,432).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFm0Z50sIM8 .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 48, December 3, 2012.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Matsutoya 40 Shunen Kinen Best Album ~Nihon no Koi to, Yuming to.~ – Yumi Matsutoya (11/20) (336,234).2. True Lovers – Miliyah Kato (11/21) (58,866).3. Best Story ~Life Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (34,256) (203,365).4. Celebration Day – Led Zeppelin (11/21) (33,977).5. Best Story ~Love Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (29,291) (181,957).6. Enka Meikyou Collection 17 ~Saigo to Kimeta Hito Dakara~ – Hikawa Kiyoshi (11/21) (29,003).7. Blues – Back Number (11/21) (26,532).8. Best Wishes – Ken Yokoyama (11/21) (19,304).9. Otomo Naoto, The Tokyo Symphony Orchestra – Samuragochi Mamoru : Sym 1, (Hiroshima) (07/20/2011) (18,879) (22,640).10. Covers 2 – BENI (11/07) (17,689) (93,962).


Oricon Charts Top 10 Singles and Albums, Week 47, November 26, 2012.

November 21, 2012

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 47, November 26, 2012.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Ai no Beat – Kis-My-Ft2 (11/14) (258,909).Video – http://video.mthai.com/player.php?id=14M1351695487M0 . This is a Live performance includes an interview, if you don’t want to listen to that. Go to the 2 minute mark.

2. Masquerade – 2PM (11/14) (130,242).Video – http://vimeo.com/48986396 .

3. Powder Snow ~Eien ni Owaranai Fuyu~ – Sandaime J Soul Brothers (11/14) (94,762).Video – http://www.jpopsuki.tv/video/Sandaime-J-Soul-Brothers—Powder-Snow/700e66bd21d6c8e3979fa0ac98eac7fd .

4. Sexy Love – T-ARA (11/14) (40,835).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShVRP09NCO4 . I think this the Korean Version, of the song.

5. White Angel – Fairies (11/14) (19,303).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWV45hzapTE .

6. Kitagawa Kenji – NMB48 (11/07) (19,106) (336,157).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/nmb48-kitagawa-kenji-5cpo3_2eyyn_.html .

7. UZA – AKB48 (10/31) (18,008) (1,191,881).Video – http://jpopsuki.tv/video/AKB48—UZA/075abc7642a207e30770d6a58075aac0 .

8. Abnormalize – Ling Tosite Sigure (11/14) (17,219).Video – http://vimeo.com/53501209 .

9. Survive!! – Afilia Saga East (11/13) (16,378).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/afilia-saga-east-survive-5ci1x_2eyyn_.html .

10. Moyamoya / Guruguru – Ketsumeishi (11/14) (13,400).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/group/ketsumeishi/videos/moyamoya::27909.html .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 47, November 26, 2012.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. One Sexy Zone – Sexy Zone (11/14) (86,451).2. Girls Forever – KARA (114/14) (73,224).3. Best Story ~Life Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (64,240) (169,109).4. Best Story ~Love Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (55,099) (152,666).5. Popcorn – Arashi (10/31) (26,174) (805,070).6. Take Me Home – One Direction (11/14) (26,080).7. Covers 2 – BENI (11/07) (25,811) (76,273).8. DOS! – Green Day (11/14) (22,531).9. Single Collection + Mitsubachi – Maaya Sakamoto (11/14) (19,654).10. Kuroko’s Basketball, Drama Theater 2nd Games – Drama CD From Anime Series ‘Kuroko’s Basketball’ (11/14) (14,865).


Birthday’s.

November 14, 2012

Today November 14, is SKE48  Team S Member Kanaka Hiramatsu Birthday. Happy 21st Birthday, Kanakana.

It’s also SKE48 Team E Member Mikoto Uchiyama, Birthday. Happy 17th Bithday, Mikottii.

Kanakana.

Mikottii.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday in advance to :

November 15 is AKB48 Team B Member Minami Minegishi, Birthday. Happy 20th Birthday, Miichan.

November 16 is AKB48 Team A Member Tomomi Kasai, Birthday. Happy 21st Birthday, Tomo.

November 20 is AKB48 Team A Member Sumire Sato, Birthday. Happy 19th Birthday, Suuchan.

November 21 is HKT48 Team H Member Rino Sashihara, Birthday. Happy 20th Birthday, Sasshi.

November 22 is JKT48 1st Genreation Member Rezky Wiranti Dhike, Birthdat. Happy 17th Birthday, Dhike.

November 22 is former 1st Generation AKB48 and 1st Generation SDN48 Member Yukari sato, Birthday. Happy 24th Birthday, Yukarin.

November 25 is AKB48 Team K Member Tomu Muto, Birthday. Happy 18th Birthday, Tomu.

November 26 is AKB48 Team A member Rina Izuta, Birthday. Happy 17th Birthday, Izuiina.

Miichan.

Tomo.

Suuchan.

Sasshi.

Dhike.

Yukarin.

Tomu.

Izuiina.


NMB48 6th Single ‘Kitagawa Kenji’, First week Sales.

November 14, 2012

NMB48 6th single ‘Kitagawa Kenji’, which was release on November 7th. Sold 317,051 copies in it’s first week of release, to rank number one on the weekly oricon singles chart. It’s a great single I like all the songs on the single, it was release in 4 versions. It’s the first NMB48 single to feature an AKB48 member, Yui Yokoyama. Apart from being an AKB48 member, she’s also with a member with NMB48.

Tracklist – http://akbgirls48.com/?p=11013 .

Video: ‘Kitagawa Kenji’ – http://vimeo.com/51585491 .

‘Hoshizora no Caravan’ – http://www.nhaccuatui.com/mv/shirogumi-hoshizora-no-caravan-nmb48.vUU6ooGc8TLzU.html .

“Renai Higai Todoke’ – http://www.wat.tv/video/nmb48-renai-higai-todoke-5chv5_2eyyn_.html.

Type A Cover.

Type B Cover.

Type C Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles. Week 46, November 19, 2012.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Kitagawa Kenji – NMB48 (11/07) (317,051).

2. Think ‘Bout It! – The SECOND from EXILE (11/07) (106,161).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFlvY8veAvA .

3. UZA – AKB48 (10/31) (45,177) (1,173,696).Video (Live Version)- http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xusczq_akb48-uza-1yyyshow-2012-10-31-hd-clean_music .

4. Flumpool – Answer (11/07) (34,699).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/flumpool-answer-5bfvl_2ey5f_.html .

4. ‘Ixion Saga DT’ Opening and Ending Theme : DT Suteru / Let’s Go ED – Golden Ixion Bomber DT (Golden Bomber) (11/07) (23,047).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETf4HYUHnN0 .

6. Kana Nishino – Always (11/07) (21,362).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/kananishino/videos/always::28121.html .

7. Halloween Party – Halloween Junky Orchestra (10/17) (11,530) (89,989).Video – http://vimeo.com/52373355 .

8. Pride on Everyday – Sphere (11/07) (10,721).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/sphere-pride-on-everyday-5cev5_2eyyn_.html .

9. Kimi Kinenbi ~Umarete Kite Kurete Arigatou~ – Sonar Pocket (11/07) (9,869).10. Shekimeki! – Dream5 (11/07) (9,588).Video – http://www.wat.tv/video/dream5-shekimeki-5a1z3_5a1yv_.html .

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Oricon To 10 Albums, Week 46, November 19, 2012.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Best Story ~Life Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (104,869).2. Best Story ~Love Stories~ – JUJU (11/07) (97,567).3. Popcorn – Arashi (10/31) (77,636) (778,896).4. Love – Ayumi Hamasaki (11/08) (64,841).5. Covers 2 – BENI (11/07) (50,462).6. Music From Another Dimension! – Aerosmith (11/07) (33,556).7. Between The Ten – YUKI (11/07) (20,422).8. Step For Five – The Gospellers (11/07) (18,548).9. The IDOLM@STER ANIM@TION MASTER Namassuka Special 5 – Various Artist (11/07) (16,331).10. Woman ~Love Song Covers~ – Ms. Ooja (11/07) (11,343).


AKB48 28th Single ‘UZA’, First Week Sales.

November 7, 2012

AKB48’s 28th single ‘UZA’, which was release on October 31st. Sold 1,128,696 copies in it’s first week of release, to rank number one on the weekly oricon singles chart. It was release in seven versions, 3 Regular Editions (Types A,K,B), 3 Limited Edition (Types A,K,B) and Theater Edition. It includes a song from each new Team A, new Team K and new Team B.

Tracklist – http://www.tokyohive.com/2012/10/jacket-covers-track-list-for-akb48s-uza-revealed/ .

Videos :

UZA – http://vimeo.com/52516202 .

Tsuigi no Season (Under Girls) – http://wat.tv/video/ake48-tsugi-no-season-under-5bv2f_2ey5f_.html .

Videos for Team A, Team K and Team B – http://asia-tv.su/news/akb48_uza_single/2012-10-31-3094.

Type A Cover .

Type K Cover.

Type B Cover.

Theater Edition Cover.

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 45, November 12, 2012.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. UZA – AKB48 (10/31) (1,128,696).

2. Missing Piece – Yuma Nakayama (10/31) (45,017).

* Yuma Nakayama is NMB48’s Nana Yamada, younger brother. He’s also a member of Johnny’s ‘NYC’.Video – http://facedl.com/fvideo.php?f=ixoinwoneeooo&missing-piece-pv-nakayama-yuma .

3. Niji – AAA (10/31) (40,025).Video (Short Version) –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN5d6vvlsCs .

4. VIVA! Nossa Nossa – Yusuke (10/31) (34,764).5. Such a Beautiful Affair – Hiroshi Kamiya (10/31) (21,987).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/hiroshikamiya/videos/such-a-beautiful-affair::28571.html .

6. Lemonade – The Bawdies (10/31) (17,149).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i–kb0FlMQc .

7. Gyakusou Idol – Ebisu Muscats (10/31) (12,184).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/group/ebisumuscut/videos/gyakusoidol::28362.html .

8. Little Busters! / Alicemagic – Rita (10/31) (11,108).9. Force – Superfly (10/31) (11,042).Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co27ANdilhE .

10. Life is Show Time – Sho Kiryuin (10/24) (10,516) (56,492).Video – http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/shokiryuin/videos/life-is-show-time::28260.html .

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 45, November 12, 2012.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Popcorn – Arashi (10/31) (701,260).2. Leo – Leo Ieiri (10/24) (17,737) (50,092).3. Red – Taylor Swift (10/24) (16,869) (48,942).4. Opus ~All Time Best 1975-2012~ – Tatsuro Yamashita (09/26) (15,069) (474,733).5. 8est – Kanjani8 (10/17) (14,832) (345,873).6. R.E.D. – Ne-Yo (10/31) (14,005).7. Cover 70’s – Jun Shibata (10/31) (10,575).8. Winter Strings – Fumiya Fujii (10/31) (9,242).9. All Singles Best – Kobukuro (09/06) (9,187) (669,253).10. Kiss – Carly Rae Jepsen (09/19) (7,209) (97,720).


My Top 30 Favorite AKB48 Members, November 2012.

November 5, 2012

This will likely be my last Favorite AKB48 monthly rankings, starting next month. My rankings will be the entire AKB48 family, because of members transferring here, there and everywhere. Also members becoming members of this group and that group. It’s just been happening to often in the last 6 months, or so.

Although their was a Team shuffle in AKB48, at the start of the month. For this months ranking I will stick to their former Teams.

Now to the rankings, How do I find Them. Cute or Sexy?

30. Rina Hirata (Research Student).

Cute.

29. Miori Ichikawa (Team 4).

Cute.28. Ami Maeda (Team A).

Neither.27. Misato Nonaka (Team K).

Sexy.26. Haruka Shimazaki (Team 4).

Cute.25. Juri Takahashi (Team 4).

Cute.24. Rie Kitahara (Team B).

Sexy.23. Ayaka Kikuchi (Team K).

Sexy.22. Anna Iriyama (Team 4).

Sexy.21. Shihori Suzuki (Team B).

Weird.20. Haruka Ishida (Team B).

Cute.19. Aki Takajo (Team A).

Sexy.18. Haruka Katayama (Team A).

Sexy.17. Asuka Kuramochi (Team A).

Sexy.16. Rina Kawaei (Team 4).

Cute.15. Miho Miyazaki (Team B).

Cute.14. Minami Takahashi (Team A – Captain).

Neither.13. Haruka Nakagawa (Team A).

Cute.12. Mika Komori (Team B).

Cute.11. Sumire Sato (Team B).

Cute.10. Yuko Oshima (Team K).

Sexy, Cute and funny.9. Aika Oota (Team A).

Cute.8. Amina Sato (Team B).

Cute, but I find her sexy.7. Minami Minegishi (Team K).

Very Funny.6. Tomomi Itano (Team K).

Sexy.5. Mariko Shinoda (Team A).

Sexy.4. Tomomi Nakatsuka (Team K).

Neither.3. Mayu Watanabe (Team B).

Cute.2. Yuki Kashiwagi (Team B – Captain).

Sexy.1. Haruna Kojima (Team A).

Sexy.