My Prediction For AKB48 8th Senbatsu Election (Top 20 Only).

May 30, 2016

*450th Post.

AKB48 8th senbatsu election, voting will begin on May 31st. With the final results being announced on June 18th.

I’m going to have 6 voting ballots, and it’s all going to go to “Haruna Kojima”.

  1. Yuki Kashiwagi – I think she’s going to get alot of votes from those NGT48 fans, which should be enough to get her to the top.

2. Rino Sashihara – Watch her proved me wrong she always does, I think those vote counts for the top 3 are going crazy.

3. Mayu Watanabe – I honestly think she’s going challenge for number one, may even get it. I’m only predicting her 3rd, because when I do these predictions she has more times than not been a disappointment for me.

4. Sayaka Yamamoto – A lot maybe thinking this to high for her, I think not. Don’t be surprise if she ranks higher, although I can’t see her ranking ahead of those 3 members above.

5. Sakura Miyawaki – The way she’s being promoted or push, you’d think she’ll be a shoo-in for number one. I think this one is either going to be a boom or bust, boom being maybe Top 2 or 3, bust just inside the top 10 (maybe #9).

6. Jurina Matsui – I have a feeling I might be underestimating her.

7. Rie Kitahara – I have a feeling I’m way overestimating her, I think those NGT48 fans will come through for the Captain.

8. Haruka Shimazaki – I’m just wishing the best for her, the higher she ranks. The happier I will be.

9. Haruna Kojima – I’ll just be happy if she ranks in the Top 10.

10. Yui Yokoyama – I don’t know if replacing Minami Takahashi as Team A Capatin & GM of AKB48, will mean anything, I’m sure it will abit.

 

* After the Top 10 it’s gonna be hard to predict, I’m fairly confident who I predicted in the Top 10. Will be in the Top 10, in what order remains to be seen.

I think after the Top 10 their will be alot of surprises, I’ll give it my best shot. Hope most of it is right.

 

11. Akane Takayanagi – Evey year when I do my predictions, I always overestimate her. Will see, this does seems very high for her.

12. Tomu Muto – This hottie has been moving up kinda big time in every election she has participated in, this year will be no different (Don’t proved me wrong).

13. Haruka Kodama – Not really sure where she’ll ranked in the end, I’m confident she’ll make senbastu.

14. Akari Suda – She drop big time last year, but she seems to be a popular SKE48 member.

15. Nao Furuhata – Some big names in SKE48, won’t participating in this years election. I think it could benefit her.

16. Minami Minegishi – Just when she’s going to move down, she moves up.

17. Yuria Kizaki – She’s due to move up big Time, hope this is the year.

18. Mio Tomonaga – Why is this girl so popular.

19. Marika Tani – I don’t anything about this girl, but she’s a regular SKE48 senbatsu member. She was the highest 1st time rank member in last years election.

20. Mion Mukaichi – What, I don’t think she’ll ranked anywhere this high. I don’t know else to put here that actually a chance at a Top 20.

Looking that those names unlike my previous predictions, I thnk I’m being safe this year.

* I know why Milky is not participating in this year election, as for Kei Jonshi. I could guess, but I won’t.


My Top 30 Favorite Members In The AKB48 Family, May 2016.

May 29, 2016

30. Natsumi Matsuoka (HKT48 – Team H Co-Captain).

With Minami Takahashi graduation, last month a spot open up. Natsu is someone I’ve considered and wanted to include here for the longest time, so finally I decide to include her here. Their were other members I considered, maybe not. Maybe 1 or 2, but it was like I’ll just put them here to fill this up. I guess in a way it was like that with Natsu, no that’s not true. I think she’s really pretty, and been liking her alot for a long time now. To me she has the most sex appeal in HKT48.3-16040216415029. Minami Minegishi (AKB48 – Team K Captain).tumblr_o0yjqcTuLV1u9k8rpo9_128028. Juri Takahashi (AKB48 – Team 4 Captain).527. Miori Ichikawa (NMB48 – Team BII).

I haven’t really seen much of her the last couple years, not from not trying. I’ve seen what seems like some recent pictures of her, she looks gorgeous and more mature. Before she was way to cute, for me to see her like that. I hope I see and they show more of her, cause I really want to move her higher in the rankings. It’s hard to do that to any member, who you rarely see or hear.CYM-_ozU0AAh4sr26. Nanase Nishino (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).

In the beginning I really didn’t like her and didn’t pay any attention to her, it wasn’t until late last year that I started to check her out. She’s just so sweet and nice, that I feel kinda guilty on how I thought about her before.

A few days ago May 25th, was her Birthday. Happy 22nd Belated Birthday, Nanase.tumblr_nx704nGIVI1ujdzjko5_128025. Sayuri Matsumura (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).2fa867eac8b508114d1b91118ea81051_706b5316e09a911d2cc3df5a026fc7ca

24. Rena Kato (AKB48 – Team B).tumblr_o0ucumsHJe1usci4io6_1280

23. JingYi Ju (SNH48 – Team NII).tumblr_ntow59qnSu1ri7x69o2_128022. Haruka Kodama (HKT48 – Team H and AKB48 – Team K).HKT48 Haruka Kodama Haruka Takami wo Mezashite on Young Champion Magazine 00721. Yuria Kizaki (AKB48 – Team B Captain).AKB48 Christmas ni Be My Baby on Bomb Magazine 01620. Nanami Hashimoto (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).nh2ee19. ZheHan Wu (SNH48 – Team SII and Team X).wuzhehan201602101434a18. Ryoha Kitagawa (SKE48 – Team S and AKB48 – Team 4).Kitagawa Ryoha-61870517. Rie Kitahara (NGT48 Captain – Team NIII).

It just might be me it look like she gain abit of weight a couple of years ago, anyways I think she’s back to where she use to be. And it looks like she’s doing more bikini shoots again, which is great. She looks great in a bikini.NGT48 Rie Kitahara Life Goes On on Bomb Magazine 00416. Rino Sashihara (HKT48 – Team H and HKT48 Theater Manager).

She’s a “Sexy Bitch”, I mean that in a good way. And a cute one.HKT48 Rino Sashihara Sashihara Style on Bomb Magazine 00515. Sumire Sato (SKE48 – Team E).

Another member I don’t see that much anymore, who I would love to see a lot more.CdrNwaBUkAAUXJq14. Mion Mukaichi (AKB48 – Team K).

Cute little Mion is center for AKB48 latest single “Tsubasa wa Iranai”, which will be release in a couple of days. That’s the election single.tumblr_o0ucnkCLqJ1usci4io2_128013. Haruka Shimazaki (AKB48 – Team A).

I still don’t understand why so any people still hate her.AKB48 Haruka Shimazaki Cool or Warm on M-Girl Magazine 00412. JiaMin Zhao (SNH48 – Team SII).

I think she’s still on hiatus, which she does how and then. Since she didn’t participate in SNH48 current single “Dream Land”, which is SNH48 election single. This really sucks but she won’t be participating in SNH48 3rd election, in last years election she was on top.zhaojiamin201508101616g11. Sakura Miyawaki (HKT48 – Team KIV Co-Captain and AKB48 – Team A).

AKB48’s Golden Girl. It seems like she been everywhere for almost a good 2 years now, and I’m not tired of it.HKT48 Sakura Miyawaki Chou Nichijou no Kanojyo on Young Animal Magazine 00610. Anna Iriyama (AKB48 – Team A).

You guys all know how much I love her hair, I think she’s has the most beautiful hair in the world. I’m always writing it whenever I get the chance (Not as much as before), But it still looks the the same as it did 4 years ago.UTB_06_2015_VOZ48 (23)9. Aika Oota (HKT48 – Team KIV Captain).tor_947320820_38. Sayaka Yamamoto (NMB48 – Team N Captain).NMB48 Sayaka Yamamoto Uta to Guitar to Yamamoto Sayaka on WPB Magazine 006

7. Mayu Watanabe (AKB48 – Team B).

Mayu has short hair now, hope it grows on me. I like her better with long hair, she does look more mature and more serious.AKB48 Big3 Best of Best on Flash Magazine 004

 

6. Miyuki Watanabe (NMB48 – Team BII and AKB48 – Team B).

Still no date when she’ll be graduating from the group, but I think her last handshake event was today (May 29th). She cut her hair short again, a few weeks ago. Unlike last time, she actually looks good with short hair this time around. I still like her better with long hair.1-15122520195V005. Meru Tashima (HKT48 – Team H).

She’s been doing a lot of bikini shoots since turning 16, which is great for me. I love seeing her in a bikini.HKT48 Meru Tashima Yatto Kimi ni Aeta on Manga Action Magazine 0054. Kei Jonishi (NMB48 – Team N Co-Captain).tumblr_o3l3t8Dt1Y1slxthzo1_12803. Mai Shiraishi (Nogizaka46 – 1st Generation).3b8a21202. Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48 – Team B and NGT – Team NIII).

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  1. Haruna Kojima (AKB48 – Team A).AKB48 Haruna Kojima Hatsuharu on Young Magazine 003* Haven’t done this before even though, I wanted to. This may give you a better understanding of this ranking.

A really big gap between 1 & 2, same with 2 & 3. Really no gap between 3 & 4, I could have gone with something like 3A, 3B with that. It’s very, very little but their’s abit of gap 4-5. 5-6 Not much (larger than you may think), 6-8 are all very close it could go anyway between the 3. 8- 9 a very large gap, 9-10 not noticeable, but their is a gap. 10-15 are all very close, 15 is slowly separating away from that group. 15-16 large gap, but not as large as before. 16 & 17 (or Sasshi & Kitarie) are basically inseparable or equal, Ok. Sasshi might have a slight edge (She’s always had a slight edge). 17-18 kinda big gap, it’s getting smaller with time. 18 & 19 no gap although it’s just matter of time when 19 (Zhehan Wu) will distance herself from Ryoha, how far Zhehan Wu will go and how fast only time will tell. Highly unlikely, but a possibility she has chance at challenging for the Top 10 at the end of this year. I’ve been following SNH48 on a regular basis, for more than a good year now. With no end in sight, if anything my interest in SNH48 is increasing. And the fact that I think she looks like Yurina Kumai, will go a long way. Hey if she didn’t go on hiatus, way back on September of last year SNH48 JiaMin Zhao (12) , would have entered the Top 10 a few months ago. 20-24 if any gap very small, same with 24 & 25, and 25-27. 28 -29 really no gap, 29-30 might be a bigger gap than I think.


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 22, 2016.

May 26, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 22, May 30, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. I Seek / Daylight – Arashi (05/18/2016) (737,951).

* Arashi 45th number one single.CgDqgHGVIAAkgMp2. Kimi no Sei de – SHINee (05/18/2016) (60,358).Cffpd3lXIAIVOLD3. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Starlight Master 02 Tulip – Various Artist (05/18/2016) (31,274).91cCdzg-TaL__SL1500_4. Mint – Namie Amuro (05/18/2016) (28,136).mint-cd-dvd-468357_1

5. Kimemaster! / Kimochi Dake Sankashimasu – Band Ja Naimon! (05/18/2016) (24,941).1200x1200-75

6. Maji SUNSHINE – Hey! Say! JUMP (05/18/2016) (24,941) (282,035).562902837. Watashi no Curry Sekaiichi – Secret Guyz (05/18/2016) (12,732).ZXRC-10668. Melody – Pile (05/18/2016) (12,678).CgIdq8cUsAA0CkA9. High Touch Memory – Yui Ogura (05/18/2016) (12,330).13059911_10154207591953854_582605063_n10. One Sided Love – Sonar Pocket (05/18/2016) (12,185).1200x1200-75__________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

17. Space Lovely Tutorial / Maju Donor Chronicle – AliceInAlice & Friends (05/17/2016) (4,444).AliceInAliceAndFriends_TypeD24. Alive / Saiseiron – Q’ulle (05/18/2016) (2,277).00106888_1463024704_4095orig28. Seishun wa On-Going! – Plasmagica (Eri Inagawa, Sumire Uesaka, Manami Numakura, Ayane Sakura) (05/18/2016) (1,741).ChQOh-WUgAImi0551. Message – Rei Yasuda (05/18/2016) (1,120).超人的咸鸭蛋

64. Realistic – MICHI (05/18/2016) (954).peZISwNqGp8BxzeNFLgEpGkgw22T8wsF

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 22, May 30, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales. 1. May Dream – Aiko (05/18/2016) (68,684).

* Aiko 9th number one album. 146158623801699600177_maydream_h1_B2. Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande (05/20/2016) (20,811).dangerous-woman-pre-order3. Ano Hi Ano Toki – Kazumasa Oda (04/20/2016) (18,520) (307,550).71IqINkMelL__SL1500_4. S – Shota Aoi (05/18/2016) (13,055).goods_pic2_68851215_201604190026165. Wild Lips – Koji Kikkawa (05/18/2016) (11,916).Cf5sKLzUsAA5hLn6. Cold Disc – Straightener (05/18/2016) (9,141).91o8cl0toVL__SL1500_7. 2020 ~T.M. Revolution All Time Best~ – T.M. Revolution (05/11/2016) (8,932) (52,953).51a6cd928. Stop The War – Hey-Smith (05/18/2016) (7,224).1200x1200-759. Basin Techno – Taiiku Okazaki (05/18/2016) (6,218).71UjKSMprCL__AA1417_10. I Still Do – Eric Clapton (05/20/2016) (6,152).clapton-i-still-do-1024x1016_________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

14. Kidou ~Start Up!~ – Ayaka Ohashi (05/18/2016) (4,857).Ohashi_Ayaka_-_Kidou_~Start_Up!~_lim_DVD19. Brand New MAID – Band-Maid (05/18/2016) (3,651).81fMjld6dDL__SL1500_34. With Love, J – Jessica (05/20/2016) (1,917).

* Wasn’t going to, but decided to. A Korean release mini album by the former “Girls’ Generation” member.maxresdefault48. Good Luck – AOA (05/18/2016) (1,543).

* Korean release mini album.144fee15078effb5


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 21, 2016.

May 19, 2016

 

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 21, May 23, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Maji SUNSHINE – Hey! Say! JUMP (05/11/2016) (266,777).

* Hey! Say! JUMP 16th number one single.562902832. Utakata Saturday Night! / The Vision / Tokyo to Iu Katasumi – Morning Musume (05/11/2016) (113,961).

* Kanon Suzuki last single with Morning Musume.tGOKjg13. Ichido Dake no Koi Nara / Run ga Pikatto Hikattara – Walkure (05/11/2016) (35,839).074. Puzzle – CNBLUE (05/11/2016) (28,691).CfWEqAEVIAAoVz45. My Best Friend – Little Glee Monster (05/11/2016) (23,348).CfgV-rqWsAAULr86. Genki Zenkai DAY! DAY! DAY!  – CYaRon! (05/11/2016) (22,850).9d56d25b73e6d8d84a28ea980798336b7. Amagami Hime – NMB48 (04/27/2016) (21,754) (259,463).

Type A Cover.

8. Love Hunter – The Hoopers (05/11/2016) (20,469).91sCkSEKx5L__SL1500_9. Ninelie EP – Aimer (05/11/2016) (19,557).454755704338910. High Free Spirits – TrySail (05/11/2016) (19,308).71uw+rqSC6L__AA1417_

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Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

13. Resonant Heart – Maaya Uchida (05/11/2016) (11,066).80845_89117814. Bokutachi no Mirai – Leo Ieiri (05/11/2016) (9,248).61sLlj8FqYL__SL1114_21. Redo – Konomi Suzuki (05/11/2016) (3,351).81TtQXCBgaL__SL1000_47. Buon! Buon! Ride On! – Hane Sakura (Reina Ueda), Rin Suzunoki (Nao Toyama), Onsa Amano (Yumi Uchiyama), Hijiri Minowa (Rikako Yamaguchi) (05/11/2016) (1,133).61lJ+xJgrQL50. Forever – ShohjyoTai (05/11/2016) (1,023).91hLs8tmr6L__SL1500____________________________________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 21, May 23, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

2020 ~T.M. Revolution All Time Best~ – T.M. Revolution (05/11/2016) (44,021).51a6cd922. Ano Hi Ano Toki – Kazumasa Oda (04/20/2016) (30,972) (289,030).71IqINkMelL__SL1500_3. “Girls und Panzer Movie” Drama CD 5 Atarashii Tomodachi ga Dekimashita! – Drama CD (05/11/2016) (12,467).CfhcjuoUsAAdMTs4. Love Song Covers 2 ~Wakaba no Koro~ – Tomoyo Harada (05/11/2016) (6,517).img77006164412345. Kendochorai – Itowokashi (05/11/2016) (5,873).CiLB6gcUoAASQdl6. The JSB Legacy – Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe (03/30/2016) (5,626) (607,901).51Ugh6T4pWL__SL1351_7. Aki Kore ~MTR&Y Tour 2015~ – Tamio Okuda (05/11/2016) (5,006).akicolle_syokai8. The Best – AI (11/25/2015) (4,844) (94,367).151125%20AI%20-%20THE%20BEST_zpswfr88lao9. L’Epilogue – Kyosuke Himuro (04/13/2016) (4,353) (126,752).1200x1200-7510. The Most Beautiful Moment In Life : Young Forever – BangTan Boys (BTS) (05/08/2016) (4,027) (10,513).

* Korean release mini album.

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Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

41. I Just Wanna Dance – Tiffany (Girls’ Generation) (05/13/2016) (1,400).

* Korean release mini album.tiffany-solo-debut-i-just-wanna-dance


Oricon Top 10 Singles and Top 10 Albums, Week 20, 2016.

May 12, 2016

Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 20, May 16, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Shori no Hi Made – Sexy Zone (05/03/2016) (93,741).

* Sexy Zone 11th number one single.562444652. Spin The Sky – MAG!C PRINCE (05/04/2016) (38,279).CgEP89sUkAAolLE3. Boom Word Up – w-inds (05/03/2016) (30,528).1200x1200-754. Ai Ai Ai – 9nine (05/03/2016) (19,914).

* Earlier last month Umika Kawashima announced her graduation, which will be in July. I actually cried, so this might be her last single with the group. But 9nine will be releasing a Best Album in late June.通常JK-545750595. Deadman – BiSH (05/04/2016) (19,490).MV-AVCD83525B_web-250656776. Ex Summer – XOX (05/03/2016) (11,869).81fP-YuNc+L__SL1181_7. Silent Majority – Keyakizaka46 (04/06/2016) (8,798) (333,305).

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

8. Koi ni Naritai Aquarium – Aqours (8,485) (55,320).00013573399. Harujion ga Saku Koro – Nogizaka46 (7,932) (822,499).

Limited Edition Type A Cover.

10. Amagami Hime – NMB48 (04/27/2016) (7,546) (237,709).

Type A Cover.

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Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

14. Seishun wa Tabemono Desu – Petit Milady (05/04/2016) (4,290).Petit_Milady_-_Seishun_wa_Tabemono_desu_lim17. Makai Shinju / Mitsu To Batsu – Shiina Pikarin (05/03/2016) (3,228).71KHur5OcWL__SL1414_42. Dancing Again – Stereo Japan (05/04/2016) (966).H1-japan_y8gipc_____________________________________________________________________________________

Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 20, May 16, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

1. Ano Hi Ano Toki – Kazumasa Oda (04/20/2016) (54,252) (258,058).

* Back number one for a 2nd week.71IqINkMelL__SL1500_2. The JSB Legacy – Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe (03/30/2016) (10,582) (602,275).51Ugh6T4pWL__SL1351_3. Next Brilliant Wave – Aina Kusuda (05/04/2016) (9,304).B5fxFrq4. The Best – AI (11/25/2015) (7,137) (89,523).151125%20AI%20-%20THE%20BEST_zpswfr88lao5. Galaxy Of 2PM – 2PM (04/27/2016) (6,649) (102,520).2pm6. Chou Ikimonobakari ~Tennen Kinen Members Best Collection~ – Ikimonogakari (03/15,2016) (6,507) (255,756).いきものがかり_7. The Most Beautiful Moment In Life : Young Forever – BangTan Boys (BTS) (05/08/2016) (6,486).

* Korean release mini album.

HTTP://K2NBLOG.COM

8. L’Epilogue – Kyosuke Himuro (04/13/2016) (6,002) (122,399).1200x1200-759. Cosmic Explorer – Perfume (04/06/2016) (5,545) (164,489).per110. Metal Resistance – BABYMETAL (04/01/2016) (4,828) (185,856).a559362b0d_full__________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (Only New Releases) :

15. Doll Collection II – Lovely Doll (05/03/2016) (2,951).81ONpFkX7DL__SL1500_17. The World Standard – Wa-suta (05/04/2016) (2,829).

* “IDOL street” has a new group, looking at the album cover. They seem a little different than SUPER GiRLS, Cheeky Parade & GEM., maybe closer to SUPER GiRLS than the other 2. Still need to check them out, I think it will be worth my time.CenkrmlWsAAoS-A216. Abenddaemmerrung – Hauptharmonie (05/03/2016) (304).81elc-IFnmL__SL1280_219. Bleich – Hauptharmonie (05/03/2016) (301).712cxVgxYkL__SL1280_


JKT48 3rd Senbatsu Election 2016.

May 10, 2016

The last month or two I’ve been getting back to checking out JKT48 again, I don’t remember them having sex appeal maybe just some members. They definitely have it now, they’re more mature and more professionally beautiful. If you know what I mean.

JKT48 3rd Senbatsu Election final results was announced on May 7th, voting period was from March 23rd – May 5th. This is for their 13th single “Mae Shika Mukanee”, 1-16 will be Senbatsu and 17-32 Under Girls. Several ways you cold voted from their 2nd album “Mahagita” (6 votes), music Card (3 votes), mobile, official fan club & voting ballot from theater show (1 vote each). All JKT48 members participated in the event, including their trainee.

To all the members that ranked congratulations, to those that didn’t. Just wait til next year.

32-17 Under Girls :

32. Nadhifa Salsabila (Team T) – 6,231 votes.09posterKAZE

31. Jessica Vania (Team J) – 8,133 votes.09posterKAZE

30. Viviyona Apriana (Team KIII) – 8,147 votes.09posterKAZE

29. Ratu Vienny Fitrilya (Team KIII) – 8,165 votes.

She drop big time from last year, where she ranked 7th.09posterKAZE

28. Della Delila (Team KIII) – 8,173 votes.09posterKAZE

27. Ni Made Ayu Vania Aurellia (Team T) – 8,213 votes.

Unusual name.09posterKAZE

26. Shani Indira Natio (Team T) – 8,221 votes.09posterKAZE

25. Sendy Ariani (Team J) – 8,257 votes.09posterKAZE

24. Natalia (Team KIII) – 9,888 votes.09posterKAZE

23. Shinta Naomi (Team J) – 12,592 votes.09posterKAZE

22. Beby Chaesara Anadila (Team J) – 12,862 votes.

Ranked 12th last year and 5th the year before that. When I saw her this low, was a little surprise.09posterKAZE

21. Riskha Fairunissa (Team KIII) – 13,004 votes.09posterKAZE

20. Nadia Cindi Wantari (Team KIII) – 15,130 votes.09posterKAZE

19. Ayana Shahab (Team J) – 15,202 votes.

Made senbatsu in the first 2 election, Under Girls this time around.09posterKAZE

18. Sakita Oktapyani (Team KIII) – 15,383 votes.09posterKAZE

17. Sinka Juliani (Team KIII) – 15,988 votes.

Moved up from 27th last year, to become Under Girls Center.09posterKAZE

16-1 Senbatsu :

16. Thalia Ivanka Elizabeth (Team J) – 16,011 Votes.09posterKAZE

15. Dwi Putri Bonita (Team KIII) – 17,157 votes.

She moved up big time from a year ago, where she ranked 28th.09posterKAZE

14. Dena Siti Rohyati (Team J) – 17,312 votes.09posterKAZE

13. Gabriela Margareth Warouw (Team J) – 19,659 votes.09posterKAZE

12. Michelle Christo Kusnadi (Team T) – 19,659 votes.

Yes I’m definitely taking an interest in her, like I have not with any other JKT48 member before. Nabilah probably comes the closes before.09posterKAZE

11. Shania Gracia (Team T) – 19,782 votes.

So many ranking for the first time here, and Shania is the highest of all of them.09posterKAZE

10. Devi Kinal Putri (Team KII) – 20,022 votes.

8th two tears ago, 5th last year. Stays in the top 10, she’s doing good. 09posterKAZE

9. Rina Chikano (Team KIII) – 23,887 votes.

I almost forgot about her, a former AKB48 member. She wasn’t a popular AKB48 member, so this a good result. She also ranked last year.

Yes, Very Happy.09posterKAZE

8. Nabilah Ratna Ayu Azalia – Team J (23,992 votes).

One of my favorites than and now, it would have been nice if she ranked higher.09posterKAZE

7. Priscillia Sari Dewi (Team KIII) – 25,521 votes).09posterKAZE

6. Shania Junianatha (Team J) – 25,532 votes.

Was 6th last year and 4th the year before, she’s getting good results.09posterKAZE

5. Melody Nurramdhani Laksani (Team J) – 25,679 votes.

The Ace of JKT48, she’s been dropping since the 1st JKT48 election where she was on Top. She ranked 3rd last year.09posterKAZE

4. Cindy Yuvia (Team KIII) – 27,008 votes).

She’s been moving with every election, 12th, 9th to 4th now.09posterKAZE

3. Haruka Nakagawa (Team T) – 40,413 votes.

The former AKB48 members was ranked 3rd two years ago, 2nd last year back to 3rd this year. She has announced her graduation earlier this year, not sure when she’ll be leaving the group.09posterKAZE

2. Ghaida Farisya (Team J) – 41,918 votes.

She was 13th last year, and 9th the year before. So this is a big improvement.09posterKAZE

  1. Jessica Veraanda (Team J) – 42,005 votes.

Congratulation to Jessica, she’ll be center for JKT48 13th single.

She has ranked 1st for the 2nd year in a row, after ranking 2nd in the first JKT48 election.09posterKAZE


NMB48 14th Single “Amagami Hime”, First Week Sales.

May 5, 2016

x1605_interview_NMB_main_jpg_pagespeed_ic_lUt5BfIjZ8NMB48 14th single “Amagami Hime”, which was released on April 27th. Sold 230,163 copies in it’s first week of release to ranked number one, on the weekly oricon singles chart. It’s their lowest first week sales since their 1st single, way back in the summer of 2011. This single was release in 5 versions, including the Theater Edition.

Video – http://en.musicplayon.com/play?v=408343 .

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Oricon Top 10 Singles, Week 19, May 9, 2016.

Rank/Single/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Amagami Hime – NMB48 (04/27/2016) (230,163).

* NMB48 12th number one single.

Type A Cover.

2. Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku / Itoshima Distance / Koi Nara Tokku ni Hajimatteru – Angerme (04/27/2016) (52,682).

* It’s Memi Tamura last single, she’s graduating from the group late this month. And it’s Moe Kamikokuryou 1st single, with the group. She’s a real cutie, I think she someone I’m going to take an interest in. With Rikako Sasaki also there, I think I may take an interest in Angerme (S/mileage) again.TsugitsugiZokuzoku-r3. Koi ni Naritai Aquarium – Aqours (04/27/2016) (46,835).00013573394. Mizushoubai wo Yamete Kurenaika – Golden Bomber (04/27/2016) (34,551).CeWtwqnVIAAiZGG5. Anata no Suki na Tokoro – Kana Nishino (04/27/2016) (22,497).o1500148814598503995786. Minato – Spitz (04/27/2016) (18,115).1200x1200-757. Silent Majority – Keyakizaka46 (04/06/2016) (17,198) (324,507).

Regular Edition Cover.

8. Oshiete Schrodinger / Fantastic Parade – Yumemiru Adolescence (04/27/2016) (15,576).

* Kyouka is growing up just fine. I still find it very hard to find anything about this group, that’s of any interest to me.シュレディンガーJK_初回A9. Kimi Wazurai / Mousou Zakura – Maneki-kecak (04/26/2016) (13,221).

* I find a few of these members suspiciously look like they’re from the group “drop”, I tried to do some checking. Couldn’t find any connection, I’ll try again later.917lKLPEUXL__SL1500_10. Undying – The GazettE (04/27/2016) (11,008).LmTBJfohnMc_________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

16. Run and Run – Lyrical School (04/27/2016) (5,890).

* Lately I’ve notice Ayaka Obu kinda resembles Hitomi Arai, maybe that’s why I’ve always been attracted to her. Not really a fan of the group, but she always caught my eye.lyrical-school-run-and-run17. Star T – Various Artist (04/27/2016) (4,602).81zbbAyf8kL__SL1000_24. Ketsuro – Rina Katahira (04/27/2016) (2,937).28146688_0_rl30. Onegai Venus – Remi from Star Anis, Mona from Aikatsu Stars! (04/27/2016) (2,275).30d483a036. Rainbow – Leola (04/27/2016) (1,945).71khEEbQh2L__SL1419_57. Jiyu Jizai – Anna from ANNA S (04/27/2016) (1,591).71cxhrMeYAL__SL1500_

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Oricon Top 10 Albums, Week 19, May 9, 2016.

Rank/Album/Artist/Release Date/Sales.

  1. Galaxy Of 2PM – 2PM (04/27/2016) (95,871).

* 2PM 4th number one album.2pm2. Ano Hi Ano Toki – Kazumasa Oda (04/20/2016) (73,181) (203,806).71IqINkMelL__SL1500_

3. GOGO DEMPA – Dempa Gumi. inc (04/27/2016) (37,621).160427%20DEMPA%20GUMI_inc%20-%20GOGO%20DEMPA_zpsvtpiu4jw4. Theatrical Anime King Of Prism by Pretty Rhythm Song & Soundtrack – Various Artist (04/27/2016) (19,333).818YtDBsDxL__SL1500_5. The Future – Exile Shokichi (04/27/2016) (19,025).13092233_1743560265859996_568098863_n6. Last Moon – Gackt (04/27/2016) (16,447).GACKT-1024x10157. The JSB Legacy – Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe (03/30/2016) (14,934) (591,693).51Ugh6T4pWL__SL1351_8. Ano… Kokkara ga Tanoshindesukedo – Yusuke (04/27/2016) (14,428).遊助-_-912x10249. Love & Letter – Seventeen (04/27/2016) (11,725).

* Korean release album.bf83e983-0690-48c7-a745-b4850177961b10. L’Epilogue – Kyosuke Himuro (04/13/2016) (11,611) (116,397).1200x1200-75_________________________________________________________________________________

Of Interest To Me Only (New Releases Only) :

19. Bliss – Nicole (04/27/2016) (5,627).

* A former member of KARA.4573224100413_221. Page Two – Twice (04/28/2016) (5,010).

* A Korean release mini album.TWICE-Page-Two-2nd-Mini-Album-320kbps-www_kstar-mp3_us_

87. Make It – Kaori Oda (04/27/2016) (1,094).2