A brief primer on rap battling, with the evolution of where it began to where it is now.
When you get deep into any fandom you eventually run into a segment who like to impart their knowledge on you whether you asked for it or not. Know-it-all is the common term for these kinds of people. They are known as overbearing & uncompromising. This is most true within idol fan circles where they come in abundance.
I’m pretty sure that many readers of this site have noticed that my contributions have mostly centered around AKB48 lately. That is not by mistake, ever since I took the plunge into their unfamiliar world I have been knee deep in absorbing all of their material both past and present. This has prompted some reaction from those I converse with the most.
During the resurrection of the Selective Hearing Roundtable I invited a guest writer to give his point of view on the "Morning Musume is a sinking ship" argument.
The Selective Hearing staff gather to discuss the post Takahashi Ai version of Morning Musume.
A short take on the whole idols & boyfriends issue that has again resulted in resignations and the drama queen fans over reacting.
A new AKB convert takes a look at the YouTube/Google+ broadcast of the Top 25 of the collective's Request Hour 2012 concert series.
The following is a parody and a complete figment of Hiro’s crazy imagination. It should not be taken as serious news, although if it did happen, it probably wouldn’t surprise anyone.
Hiro completes his 2011 recap with a listing of his favorite PV's.