My Pure·WTF – Milky to Team B, Jurina to Team K

It was announced on the second day of Saitama Super Arena that NMB48 member Watanabe Miyuki (Milky) would get transferred to Team B and SKE48 member Matsui Jurina (Jurina) would get transferred to Team K.

When I first heard the news this morning, I absolutely hated the idea. I was left sitting, staring blankly into space, with no words to describe how I felt. And after hours of thinking, I still hate the idea and I’m still not sure what to say. I don’t care if the transfer is “limited-time” or “temporary,” I hate the idea of transferring NMB48 and SKE48 members into AKB48.

I hope this ends well, but I have my doubts.

My Pure·Thoughts – AKB in Google+ CM

The Google+ CM video featuring members of the AKB family and promoting the Galaxy Nexus has been put up on Google Japan’s official Youtube channel. There is no doubt that Google+’s popularity has seen an increase since AKB started promoting the social networking service. It’s been great to see the girls post and interact with each other and their fans. And as the CM shows, Google+ has many cool and interesting features that make it fun to keep up with the posts of all the AKB girls and they can all be utilized easily on the Galaxy Nexus. A nice and effective CM.

The CM features the G+ senbatsu members who were chosen earlier by Aki-P. Ishida Haruka (Harukyan) was chosen as center.
1. Matsumura Kaori (SKE48 KKS)
2. Matsui Sakiko (AKB48 Team K)
3. Takajo Aki (AKB48 Team A)
4. Katayama Haruka (AKB48 Team A)
5. Yamaguchi Yuuki (NMB48 Team N)
6. Nakamata Shiori (AKB48 Team 4)
7. Ishida Haruka (AKB48 Team B) [center]
8. Matsui Rena (SKE48 Team S)
9. Suzuki Shihori (AKB48 Team B)
10. Tanabe Miku (AKB48 Team K)
11. Kuramochi Asuka (AKB48 Team A)
12. Yamamoto Sayaka (NMB48 Team N)
13. Nakagawa Haruka (AKB48 Team A)
14. Kitahara Rie (AKB48 Team B)
15. Yokoyama Yui (AKB48 Team K)
16. Fujie Reina (AKB48 Team K)

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My Pure·Reminscing – My Favorite 5 AKB TV Show Episodes of 2011

As I got to learn more about the AKB family, I think my biggest source of learning came from the many TV shows AKB has. From my very first AKB TV show (AKBINGO!) to my favorite at the end of the year (Naniwa Nadeshiko), every AKB TV show has gotten me to learn about and discover new things about AKB. So here’s my list of my 5 favorite AKB TV show episodes from 2011.

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My Pure·Reminscing – My Favorite 5 AKB Members of 2011

2011 is coming to an end here and with the new year just around the corner, I wanted to look back a bit at my first year in the AKB fandom. It’s weird how just a few months ago, I couldn’t name a single member from any of the ***48 groups. Now, I am a Miichan oshi who has NMB48 as his favorite ***48 group and a blog that for the most part talks about NMB. Not how I expected this year to go, but I’m not complaining.

This is my personal list of my 5 favorite members for the whole AKB family.

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My Pure·Viewing of Nemousu TV Season 7 Episode 7

On this episode of Nemousu TV, we get a golf episode with AKB48 Team 4 member Yamauchi Suzuran (Ranran). Ranran had been playing golf from when she was younger. So this episode challenge to see if she could beat the best round score of one the hosts of the show, Yahagi.

From the get-go, you can tell Ranran has some real golf skills. Her swing looks absolutely gorgeous. Her long putt on the 1st hole was beautiful and very nearly went in. She managed to save par on a few holes. I thought she did amazingly well for herself.

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