Now that the AKB Election candidate roster is finalized it is time for the annual guessing game where you predict who will enter the single senbatsu.
The preliminary results of AKB48′s 32nd single senbatsu election have been released. We take a look at the list and give a quick & dirty analysis.
Selective Hearing welcomes its newest staff member Steve.
TOZ was scheduled to be at PAX Prime already, now he’s seeing everything it has to offer.
A discussion about whether UP-FRONT should jump into producing idol documentaries based on Hello! Project.
Episode 15 of the audio version of the Selective Hearing roundtable was recorded on May 18, 2013 and brought together an assorted panel of folks to discuss the Sayonara Crawl PV’s, gay idol fans, Saturday Night Child Machine and the upcoming AKB48 Senbatsu election.
What started as a 9Muses reviews turns to first dates, kinks and Kristen Wiig. It’s more disjointed than I Got A Boy (a reference that is definitely still relevant) talk all things K-Pop including the latest 9Muses and SNSD PV’s and the Secret’s current controversy.
This week’s highlights include: Itano Tommi holding a dance contest for her latest single, NMB48′s movie gets a release date, Sashihara Rino producing her first idol song, IIda Kaori gives birth to second child, Tokyo Girls Style releasing a photo book and 2NE1′s CL releasing a solo effort.
Topics include: Hello! Project brings the boys “out”, Fukumura Mizuki’s chesticular fortitude, Expanding your idol horizons, Explaining the difference between DJ and Producer/Remixer, commentary on the news of the week and information on upcoming releases.
That’s My Jam is a weekly feature where one person from the Selective Hearing staff goes to wax poetic about music that is pivotal to their musical tastes. Whether that would be an album, a song, or anything in-between. We all had to start somewhere. This week: Happy Hardcore.
The Selective Hearing crew gather to watch So Nyeo Shi Dae’s (a.k.a. Girls’ Generation) 1st Asia Tour: Into the New World concert.