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MVs of AKB48 38th Single “Kibouteki Refrain”

13 Nov

This is kinda old as i was busy for some time, but must still make a point to post this!

Love this MV! The return of Acchan, Yuko, Mariko and Tomochin is like a big bonus to old fans. In this MV, they take on the role of guardians to the 48-group, preventing the masked men from stealing the golden microphones, which has to be kept in the hands of centers Mayu and Sakura. I especially love Yuko’s cool action scenes, and the way she turned her back on the masked men when they stole the bag from her. You can add 100 fresh girls to this senbatsu but i’d still prefer scenes of the golden girls!

 


And this is the performance version of the PV.

 


Type D Kojizaka46 – Kaze No Razen
This seems like another drama PV, focusing on Kojima Haruna’s influence in the unit “Kojizaka46”. In the PV, the Nogizaka girls walk into an office requesting to do a live, but staff aren’t interested until they mentioned that Kojiharu will be joining them for the live. However, they won’t be getting any logistical support since this is an unofficial unit. When they mentioned these difficulties to Kojiharu, she seemed not the least concerned and asked them what they were worrying about. What will the ending be like?

 


Type B Yuri Gumi – Ambulance
I have no idea how this group came about, but this is a bizarre PV where the girls dress up as nurses, alas in sexy outfits. The group is made up of largely sister group members, and front girls are Sato Sumire, Fujie Reina, who were originally from AKB48 but transferred out in the grand shuffle this year.

 


Type A Bara Gumi – Ima, Happy
This is very obviously the young, fresh group, with representatives from the various sister groups. A quick glance and you can make out the NakoMiku twins from HKT48, Kitagawa Ryoha from SKE48, and the really popular girls from Team 4 this year. As for the song, it is just a typical bubble pop song not even worth listening to.

 


Type C Katorea Gumi – Utaitai
This is also a very interesting PV, as the concept is like a musical. The key members seem to be made up of the older girls like Kitahara Rie, Umeda Ayaka, Kuramochi Asuka, Takajo Aki, while center is Shibata Aya. The song is a nice ballad so overall the girls will get to show off their acting/vocal skills. Seems like an attempt to help these girls graduate and move on with their future careers!


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Kojizaka46 makes a debut with original song “Kaze no Razen”

18 Oct

Kojima Haruna, who earned herself much spotlight with self-created subunit Kojizaka46 during the recent AKB48 5th Janken Tournament, made an official debut with her group during a Nogizaka46 concert on 15th October.

Making a surprise appearance onstage together with 5 other members whom she initially recruited for the Jankan Tournament, she first introduced the group before announcing the rest of the senbatsu members.

After that, they performed Kojizaka46’s original song “Kaze no Razen”.

“Even though i didn’t request for it, somehow only my choreography was made easy,” Kojima revealed, drawing laughter from the audience.

Kojizaka46 was initially meant to disband after the Janken Tournament, whether Kojima won or lost. However, with support from the Nogizaka46 members, including Ikoma Rina who was recruited during the Janken event, Kojima was able to progress to the final rounds. “I was able to come thus far with the support of you, so I won’t disband even if I win,” she said.

The song will be included as a coupling track in AKB48’s 38th single “Kibouteki Refrain”, to be released 26th November.

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Firstly, i love that Nogizaka style flowing skirt. It looks so elegant and the pastel blue is so pleasing on the eyes!The dance looks very graceful too and i’m glad they made it simple for Kojiharu because i can’t imagine her juggling Center of Kojizaka, Center of Janken Coupling Song, and Senbatsu of Kibouteki Refrain all at the same time. I can’t wait to hear the full song….read elsewhere the lyrics actually make the song sound like a graduation song?


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