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AKB0048 Next Stage – 12, 13 (END)

「劇場への道」 (Gekijo e no Michi) “The Path to the Theater”

「NO NAME…」

Kawamori really knows how to make spectacular endings.

**Final Impressions added.

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March 31, 2013 at 11:06 am Comments (47)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 11

「扉の向こう側」 (Tobira no Muko Gawa )
“Beyond the Door”

As we find out this week, there’s nothing but the unexpected beyond the door.

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March 16, 2013 at 10:48 pm Comments (24)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 10

「絶叫パラダイス」 (Zekkyo Paradaisu )
“Screaming Paradise”

Well, that was… unexpected.

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March 9, 2013 at 7:09 pm Comments (24)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 09

「青い裏切り」 (Aoi Uragiri)
“Blue Betrayal”

If you’re going to go out, you may as well go out in style.

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March 2, 2013 at 7:33 pm Comments (24)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 08

「決戦アキバスター」 (Kessen Akibasutā)
“Battle for Akibastar”

The battle for Akibastar begins as DES takes the fight to AKB’s stronghold. In the series’ most spectacular episode yet, we get everything Kawamori’s known for — and the rise of a new Center Nova.

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February 23, 2013 at 8:44 pm Comments (31)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 07

「美森革命」 (Yoshi Mori Kakumei)
“Mimori Revolution”

All behold! The debut of a new successor and a precursor of things to come.

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February 17, 2013 at 10:13 am Comments (35)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 06

「輝きを継ぐ者」 (Kagayaki o Ysugu Mono)
“Inheritor of the Name”

It’s all about succession this week on AKB0048.

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February 10, 2013 at 5:25 pm Comments (26)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 05

「禁じられた星」 (Kinjirare ta hoshi )
“The Forbidden Star”

The first attack concert since the General Elections is here and well, that sure escalated quickly.

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February 3, 2013 at 10:21 am Comments (29)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 04

「新選抜総選挙」 (Shin Senbatsu Sousenkyo)
“The New General Elections”

“I want to stand on that stage.” The quote says it all.

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January 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm Comments (40)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 03

「アイドルの夜明け前」 (Aidoru no Yoake Mae)
“The Idols’ Dark Before Dawn”

Brace yourselves. IT’S TIME FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS!

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January 20, 2013 at 11:01 am Comments (33)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 02

「衝撃の新展開!?」 (Shougeki no Shintenkai!?)
“A Shocking New Initiative!?”

It’s not easy being an intergalactic idol.

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January 13, 2013 at 11:03 am Comments (24)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 01

「少女裁判」 (Shoujo Saiban)
“Girls’ Trial”

If this episode is a sign of things to come, then we’re in for a real treat.

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January 5, 2013 at 8:38 pm Comments (40)

AKB0048 – 13 (END)

「笑顔のために」 (Egao no Tame ni)
“For Their Smiles”

I can finally put spring season behind me with this spectacle of a conclusion, to what has been the season’s most pleasant, unexpected surprise.

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July 26, 2012 at 10:38 am Comments (21)

AKB0048 – 12

「愛をうたうアイドル」 (Ai wo Utau Aidoru)
“Idols who Sing of Love”

What would you sacrifice for your dreams?

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July 22, 2012 at 12:16 pm Comments (11)

AKB0048 – 11

「ランカスター再び」 (Rankasuta Futatabi)
“Return to Lancaster”

The girls are back to the place that started it all, as we enter what seems to be AKB0048’s final arc.

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July 15, 2012 at 6:49 am Comments (11)

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