「Featured Post」~The Dream♥Team “Dragon!” + a chance to take Yukorin home~

I know it’s very early to say this, but “Kokoro no hane” is as of now my personal favorite♥ song~of~the~year.

(edit: all audio & video clips which were lost during my move from Vox to WordPress have been re~uploaded to this post. If there are any other older posts dated before September 12th, 2010 (originally “Vox” posts) in which you’d like to hear or see the audio/video clips for please leave a request in the top page tab titled “Requests.”)

Okay although I was probably out somewhere playing or getting dirty or falling down and hurting myself (_´Д`)ノ~~!@ that age when The Dream Team visited Barcelona en~route to total domination of everyone and everything in their path っo(*´∀`)o~!!。。it’s impossible I think to not know of one Michael Jordan and while I’m not exactly sure which Team Dragon member would each best represent the female version of those amazing players, one thing is for sure….

..Yukorin♥ is surely the “Michael Jordan” of this special~* unit!….

..and you may wonder why Yukorin and not Acchan or Mayuyu or Yukirin, or Kojiharu, or Tomochin or Takamina??? Well you see, unlike most idols ↓↓↓....

…Yukorin♥ can score* on anyone え~へ!(*≧▽≦)♪
Adore my oshimen!Seriously, though Team Dragon is a total dream~*!!! It’d be difficult to pack in more senbatsu girls
without having a senbatsu overload and surely there’s nothing wrong with that ヽ(。´▽`。)ノ。。!!

So I ended up choosing out of the many many (11! :O!) available versions: versions Yuko, Mayuyu, Yukirin & version Team Dragon yes there was also a “Team Dragon” version and out of total curiosity I had to have this one too! For the most part each version is much the same as the CDs include the same tracks “Kokoro no hane” (“wings of the heart”) (ending theme song for “Dragon Ball Kai”) and “Sekaijuu no ame” and also the DVDs are quit similar with the inclusion of two music clips: the pv for “Kokoro no hane” and also a live version! For the individual “member” versions the differences lie in the third track on their DVDs as while there’s some mutual footage to be found on each alike, you’ll also find extended exclusive footage of that (version’s) member’s meeting with seiyuu for Dragon Ball Kai! as well as their documented challenge of performing as a seiyuu themselves with a live mic feed in studio!! And all of this after just a little time allotted to study the dialog and timing nuances to match the video feed!….seiyuu are amazing talents and it’s so much fun seeing Team Dragon take on this most difficult profession and just the reactions of the other members as they look on upon each others performance~! Each single version also includes a Team Dragon character card of the corresponding girl also above (photographed top left) I received Yukorin, Mayuyu, Yukirin and with the “Team Dragon version” single, a group photo card~. Each single also comes with a poster featuring all of the girls in Team Dragon gear (also pictured above, top left).

I am so in looooooooove!!! with this single (*´∀`)♥!!!。。and I can’t say enough about how amazing~* the pv for “Kokoro no hane” is. To give a hint there are end credits which roll like a movie’s credits as it’s such a full production that was put into this project~….and hmm Sasshi’s name is in the credits but I’m yet to tell which scene(s) she’s in (さっしはどこにいるの?)。 Most importantly though the song! And it has a sweet heart~beat of a melody which is immediately catchy~♥ with as many hooks as any other great J~pop song!..no doubt that “Kokoro no hane” receives the Maochan awesome song ~seal of approval~~~>=)! The melody will have you singing along in no time as this is J~Pop at it’s very best and it’s just a song which will make you feel happy~* with an uplifting spirit all its own~. Add in the production of a mini~movie and a look for AKB which goes from high~tech to purely angelic~* all in white with mesmerizing lighting effects..angles..shadows all set to the backdrop of an entire fantasy world edited in with the magic of blue screens all brought to life in intriguing/engaging fashion. The coupling with song “Sekaijuu no ame” (“rain throughout the world”) in its own right is nearly as awesome too with its sweetly dreamy~* pacing giving way to a folk arrangement which takes shape just in the pre~chorus sections of the song which then climaxes to chorus….a most beautiful and interesting arrangement~.

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Now before getting back to the seiyuu extras on the DVDs…Mayuyu likes “Goku” the best!!..and she even does the sound effects vocally she’s so cute♥!!

Now just what would get such an enthusiastic~* reaction from the girls??…well it’s all in the third track on each DVD where Team Dragon pays a most lucky visit to meet the famous seiyuu of Dragon Ball Kai and with it each member gets an opportunity to play seiyuu for a scene after just a brief opportunity to soak it all in with both dialog and emotion taking center stage for this challenge..oh and let’s not forget timing! Takamina’s notably so awesome throughout these clips as she takes the lead in representing the unit and just how well she carries herself both professionally all the while being most personable and respectful gave me such warmth~.

A~h kinchou!!..as you can just imagine how nerve wracking this was for all of the girls not only having to perform solo in front of the seiyuu but also in front of their fellow unit members! Okay from the three solo member versions I purchased and from being able to watch these complete clips…Yukorin was a bit overwhelmed but did well (and OMG! her dimples continue to mesmerize me..I’ll say again best dimples ever (*´∀`)♥!!) l while Yukirin has a most cute scream~*! while voice acting although she had a little boo~boo (her reaction is sooo sooo adorable~♥!) but it’s Mayuyu~♥!!..I mean this was sooo sooo perfect for her with her interest in anime/manga and all as she really nailed her part as a seiyuu and she even garnered much notable praise from the professional seiyuu themselves along with awe inspired reactions from her unit members!!! Oh and in case you’re curious the “Team Dragon” version of this single includes a digest of everyone’s seiyuu performance as well as comments from each member albeit they’re edited down a bit which of course makes the solo member versions still the ones to get for each of your favorite members~.

To enter to win a newly sealed copy of Yukorin’s♥ “Yuko no arienai nichijou”, with the theme of “Dream Team” in mind please create your very own idol♥dream team including any seven girls from any idol groups mixed~and~matched anyway you’d like them as if you were acting as producer~. Depending on the number of entries (if only one person is interested I’ll give you the photo book) or with two entries or more a head to head style poll will pit each entry’s dream team~♥ against each other with the top vote getter for best “idol♥dream team” winning the photo book~. If there are at least 8 entries (an even number thereafter) a bracket style elimination head~to~head competition for best “dream♥idol group” will be held instead~. Deadline to enter is Monday August 23rd midnight (HST)…”23″ for Air♥Yukorin, I mean um Michael Jordan (*´∀`)。

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48 Responses to 「Featured Post」~The Dream♥Team “Dragon!” + a chance to take Yukorin home~

  1. HarimaKenji says:

    Seven? Sure.Matsuura AyaFujimoto MikiTakahashi AiKamei EriTakahashi MinamiMaeda AtsukoMinegishi Minami Easy stuff. You just have to avoid the trap of trying to choose which ones are your favorites or have the biggest fanbases, and focus on pure talent. I'm sure there's no weak link in that.Oh, but I don't want the PB. Or better, I'd love it, but it would lead to some awkward moments when it arrived, so I'll pass. And I probably don't deserve it anyway, since I didn't put Yuko in the team =P I noticed the irony in that when I was deciding at the end, but there was no room anymore. And Miichan had to be there, even more because she isn't on Team Dragon.

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  2. E~hh? 'awkward?' nande?..you needn't answer here it just makes me curious XD! I like your approach as I'd shamelessly put all of my most favorites into the unit completely forgetting about balance and talent (._.;)! I'm especially loving your inclusion of Ayaya, Kamei!, Aichan, Takamina…oh wait I love all of these same members but wouldn't be smart enough to put them together :P! I think Acchan and Aichan would assume the lead as the best dancers in your unit but then Mikitty♥ would become the leader and at some point she'd make Miichan cry or if not cry she'd challenge her to a batsu game like giant~padded sumo force out~! but then Takamina would set everyone straight and they'd perform in complete harmony ♪♪j~♥!。。and now my imagination has taken me too far (*´艸`)!Mmm…adore Miichan!!..and so wonderful that Yuko does too ^ ^。

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  3. HarimaKenji says:

    Oh, I don't think so… Mikitty would definitely act as the leader from the beginning, and Takitty and Kamei would respect her, but she would never even think of going against the iron will of Ayaya, who is the true boss there. The AKB girls however would mostly ignore the politics of the group; Takamina is naturally a pacifist, Acchan will be more than happy to just let the others fight and focus on getting in front of the cameras when they're on, whatever it is that was previously choreographed, and Miichan, well, she's a hard one to guess. Miichan is a lot stronger than you might think, but she could definitely cry and be very loud at it, or whatever's necessary, if she's not getting enough PR time at the MCs. Also, Miichan adores Ayaya, that could have some unexpected effects in the teamwork here…

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  4. lol Mikitty wouldn't be denied!!..her tenure as leader was all too short then, "Friday" often makes me cry (;´□`)!!。。I have such a warm aura with Takamina♥ just how she carries herself always she's definitely the mentor type but I don't think she'd ever be mean ever. Mmm…Ayaya would definitely take her place as the vocalist~* in the group over all…but then Mikitty forgetting their GAM days may turn on her but only backstage when the cameras aren't rolling XD! Miichan is so sweet~♥…..Mikitty I'm looking @ You (。ーωー。)笑。

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  5. HarimaKenji says:

    On the topic of Takamina, have you seen the AKBINGO! where there's a Dokkiri! corner with her, Yuko and… err, someone else was there to. I just remembered that when I read "I don't think she'd ever be mean ever", it's the best example ~ oh, I have to figure out what day that episode was if you haven't seen ~

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  6. Oh wait! I'm a bit afraid now to watch (・д・`*)。。。!、oh dear when I first began to read that but wasn't finished reading I was thinking that you'd show me an exact opposite side of Takamina~♥ (*´艸`)。。doesn't exist ne~♥ I don't knoooooow what I was thinking lol I just type and react in "real time" sometimes so um….normally a normal person would delete their blundering thought :P~! Me…was a bit off~base for a second :P. disregard! disregard!….I've seen just a few AKBINGO! episodes mostly from the site you linked me but I've been watching them sort of randomly with older episodes mixed with more recent ones. I'm sooooo curious to see this episode!!!….I mean Takamina I can see as being the warmest and sweetest~♥ of the sweetest~♥ and just a feeling~* I've always had from seeing her in extras and candid footage…she's be the most motherly~like♥ I think too….Takamina♥.

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  7. HarimaKenji says:

    Well, her professionalism shines through the video *_* anyway, I found it was episode 100519, and then I went to the site to see if it was there and what the hell happened to the site? o.o' it turned into a tracker. I had no idea. So you've been without a place to get AKBINGO… I couldn't find a link to this episode right now, but I think you can find it at Veoh if you search for akbingo 100519. I can't check because it's blocked in Brazil. There's also a ton of duplicates of it at youku.com, but that site is always slow to me.

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  8. U~n I was locked out =(…it was like something wrong was happening there?..so they changed but I don't understand :/. Wow there are that many episode??? :O That's so unfair…why would they block sites?…freedom of speech/search? Okay I'll search for 100519….I can't say thank you~* enough for going through so much time consuming searches for me and time and time again….I truly owe you so much~♥.

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  9. HarimaKenji says:

    100519 means 2010/05/19, there aren't that many episodes. Since Hello! Morning had 300-something episodes and it was also weekly, it'd probably take some thousand years to have 100000 =P The date is usually written like that on filenames because / is a bad thing to have in a filename… Sometimes 10-05-19 is used, but not often.It was never clear why Veoh blocked a lot of countries a long time ago. Back then I thought they would follow Hulu and try to make deals with TV channels to show their content with ads, and make a business out of that This, however, never happened, so I don't know what to think. Maybe they just thought they'd go broke if they kept going the way they were, and cut costs by cutting off countries they thought would be good business, meaning most places outside North America and Europe. Even YouTube isn't as profitable as expected yet, so I can't blame them.

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  10. lol okay naive is back :P! I just watched the entire episode and it made me cry…while the funny torment of idols will forever be part of the landscape it's episodes like these which show so much the true hearts of the girls…I also remember all of those hidden camera episodes for H!P and how they would freak out the girls so much :P! And just have to say OMG! the AKB producers are as mischievous as any but it's just that I've never watched one of these type episodes where true hearts are challenged in a truest sense! Before going on I just have to say that Yukorin is soooooo wacky wonderful!! Love her whether acting or in real life! The Yukirin part was great but….with Takamina as their target…..♥! The true closeness comes out too ne~ in these type episodes where the studio members are asked to guess what a particular member's reaction will be ♥. A~h the guitar punking~* of Takamina♥♥♥!!!….and when Yuko went to play with the guitar which was so said to be of such value just the look on Takamina's face and so many "abunai!" warnings!!!!…she was truly so worried. She even looked genuinely tormented while Yuko was acting along with the target plan to break the guitar…..but what I didn't see coming was how Yuko would eventually blame Takamina♥ for doing it :O!!!!!!!!!!!! That was such a brilliant shocking moment lol!!!..and all the while Takamina was so worried for her ♥♥♥!….but the real thing in this entire funny but partially cruel (the nature of these games XD!) experiment was how Takamina didn't hesitate when Yuko blamed her and she apologized heartfelt….you can't say anything is more genuine or caring than that……I was at a loss for words at first. A~hhhh you're changing my favorite♥ AKB member ranking so much (*´∀`)。。。。。。。I mean I already adored Takamina and for the same reasons of just how she carries herself but what do I say…..this takes it to another entirely new level♥!!!!!!!

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  11. I just never realized how money driven all of the "free" streaming sites were (._.;)….and HarimaKenji you are so wonderful~* for sharing so much and I can't even fathom how you find it all…so many files are "hidden" in a sense and I would be clueless on how to search for them..thank you~*!

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  12. A~h! with 'naive' earlier I was referring to my misinterpretation of the dates used in files…I had no idea it was done like this but it makes so much sense….I guess that's why so many of my videos get deleted on YouTube =(…I'm sticking with Vox only right now well unless another really large file needs to be uploaded (created an new YouTube was mainly for the 10 minute complete version of "Love Machine" here =) ) then here on Vox I can only upload up to 50MB per video file so that really cuts down on the clarity that large files would become unwatchable :/. As Vox doesn't count views on our videos contained here I have no idea of whether anyone is actually interested in them but it would sadden me further if more posts lost their clips due to YouTube eating them like so many of my earlier postings =(. With a faster internet connection now it's been working so much better so it's quite fun to add new video content here on Vox…just hope~* someone's watching them ^ ^。

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  13. AyaChan89 says:

    My Dream Team:Maeda AtsukoOshima YukoShinoda MarikoMomoko TsugunagaAiri Suzuki Miyabi Natsuyaki Ai Takahashi

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  14. HarimaKenji says:

    Ah, I didn't have to search too much for this. I remembered I had downloaded one screencap from Takamina's part in this episode from jphip, and all the photos there are numbered and have the date they were posted. So I just found image number 19800, saw it was uploaded in 100520, and then looked at AKBINGO!s around that date. Lucky that I had this image here.Takamina is great *_* and this is the best segment I've seen with her, so I'm happy she's going up in your ranking. There wouldn't be much to do if this didn't work. Oh, when no3b released their last single Takamina had to try rakugo in front of the fans (they all have to do something each release; Miichan did a backflip and Kojiharu did a "take-out-the-table-clothes-beneath-a-piramid-of-ful-glasses-without-breaking-them" whatever that is called =/ by the way, Japanese TV producers sure like this table clothes thing, I've seen it a lot of times I think, including in an Arashi show too). I still didn't watch that, but it was probably amazing.I love Takamina's reaction =D Like how she doesn't even want to look at the guitar and turns around every time it falls down… and bad bad Yuko dropped it twice XD then there's how she goes OFF and back ON to her professional self when the director goes out of the room and comes back. Love her <3By the way, the jphip link up there is conveniently pointing to Yuko's photos.

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  15. Shar says:

    Team Dragon is essentially the Sukahira 7, except with Yukirin replacing Mariko (which actually makes it more balanced, with 3 from A and 2 each from K and B). And it wasn't just Sasshi. Many of the UGs participated as well (those long rows of machine operators in the first half of the PV).

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  16. mousoufest says:

    My dream team~ Nmmm very difficult. I would really just group all my favorite into one single group but that's not very smart~ (lol)Here are the seven members I will choose and the reasoning:Oshima Yuko – Not just because this giveaway is about her XD Also because she is no doubt at "boom" right now. Her popularity will bring more exposure to the group. Plus her smile is just so healing, you know??Kago & Tsuji before their W days – T^T It's just my own selfish preference over them…(lol)Takahashi Ai – Her acting and overall perfectness*_* She is good at dancing, singing…Not so good with MC but still interesting XDKojima Haruna – I heard she is very funny with MC and she likes Momusu a lot~ <- such random reason XD Fine I admit it, I simply find her very cute, and her voice is so sweet&hearts; I cannot resist!Takahashi Minami – She works very hard and I think she will do great as a leaderMaeda Atsuko – Even though she has no やる気 XD still she is very good at almost everything :PItano Tomomi – Her personality is very nice, will certainly bring up the mood in any situationI'm not sure if all these girls will work well together but this is my super group! Everyone is cute and nice~ haha. There are just so many choices!! My head is hurting from having to choose~ orz

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  17. Ada xD says:

    Hmmm REALLY tough decisions here xD Mainly because I have too many faves xD But I'll try to leave the bias aside and put 7 girls that would merge well (IMO) in a group 8D1: Yoshizawa HitomiAh, the Pimpness ❤ 2: Takahashi AiNo comments here, cause she's the definition of perfect. Everybody knows and everybody agrees with Ada amirite? xD (ok now did I just mention I won't be bias? XD)3: Oshima Yuko For her overall cuteness, hawtness and undeniable charisma that we all (… most of us xD) love her for ;D 4: Itano TomomiShe's growing more popular everyday, and those cute strawberry lips get the new fans hooked xD (I know she did with me oxo that was the first thing I remembered after watching Ponytail to Shushu the first time xD)5: Tanaka Reina Definitely Idol-material. xD 6: Yajima Maimi
    Plain beautiful and amazing dancer D: coughandamazingabstoo xD7: Sugaya Risako
    EVERY group needs to have their own little Perv-bait-chan xD So yep 8D This is my Dream Team and heck I'd buy every single stuff they'd release xD When I try to picture them together, all that comes in my mind is ero-kawaii. ♥ I tried to put Kame too D: But… ;_; it's impossible to picture her in
    more singles or units after what it's been announced D: poor little
    turtle *emoes in some corner*

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  18. Hi AyaChan89~*, thank you for sharing your dream~♥ team idol group! I can see you're a fan of AKB/Buono!/Momusu!!…great choices!! and please watch for a future PM after the entry deadline has passed as the idol♥groups will battle for votes here to determine the winner~ ^ ^。

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  19. Wow~* thank you so much for taking the time to find this episode for me (*´∀`)♥!!。。and from a single image you're amazing!! Here I was thinking that there were over 500 episodes :P!! Gosh there's 1451 images of Yukorin there?!!!! I've already found quite a lot that I like♥! So many B.L.T./theater photos too….want want want XD! U~n! Takamina may be tied with Mayuyu now as I've been rethinking my rankings…..I find too that there are just particular moments like these where I can't help but be so moved and like with Kamei all those years ago while watching episode after episode of Hello!Morning it's Yuko and now Takamina who give me the greatest heart~warming o(*´∀`)o゛♥。Hm, although yes bad~Yuko was present here lol she acted it out so perfectly too! Even though staged somehow I just would imagine Yuko being the very one to have to touch the guitar and yes =)!..with the hidden cameras on Takamina it was so awesome to see/hear her go from speaking to the director to her candid self while they left the room, ohhhh the agony she was feeling, really feeling! Oh it's like magic how someone can pull out a tablecloth from underneath so many glasses!!! I've seen it on a t.v. program before….missed Arashi doing it though :/.

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  20. Oh I didn't know they created a similar unit before…I'm always learning more and more thank you~* ^ ^。 A~h as the credits were rolling Sasshi's name was the only name I recognized….I was trying to see if even from just a side profile she could be spotted but sadly I can't tell where she is in the pv lol :P. I so love this single!!!

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  21. It would be most fun~* to play producer for a day…wait did that already :P!..Mmm those results are here too somewhere. A~h! this would be a most lively group too!!..and so cute you have Aibon & Nono in there too, a nice mixture of H!P & AKB I think!

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  22. I soooo agree about Aichan~♥! lol I know leaving all bias out is nearly impossible plus with being producer for a day surely we'll all be most tempted XD! Ehhhhh? who doesn't love Yukorin?..just kidding :P! Well, sort of um….Yukorin (*´∀`)♥。。。!I've heard fans talk about Tomochin's lips so much and they're so unique~* like how does one be born with lips like those??..so cute ne~*. Maimichan!!!!! definitely one of idol's prettiest!!…and I cracked up so much at your last comment about including Risakochan..wait, okay that is funny isn't it…(^q^)! Will miss Kamei too much, I just don't know how Momusu will be after the graduations =(.

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  23. Happy~* to see Kohachan in your idol dream♥group!!..there is simply no level of genki~* any higher than that!! Also very diverse with members from AKB, SKE, C~ute, S/mileage and ex~Musume….hmm which will you enter as your "Fierce" group looks awesome too!…also you have both Aichan and Yukorin in there so I couldn't help but notice XD! Wow I was wondering if anyone would choose Gocchin…I mean she out~sexied (not an actual word :P) H!P until they "had" to graduate her to Avex XD.

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  24. HarimaKenji says:

    Ah, damn, pressed wrong button and lost everything. -_- why do I only do that when I'm typing straight into Firefox's text box instead of using a proper text editor?Anyway, I was just typing about some nice episodes I remember from AKB programs… There was one Shuukan AKB recently with Takamina and Kojiharu being babysitters for a day, that was funny. Takamina had it a lot easier. And there was the one when they went on a city tour with a Japanese teacher or something, and they did a poetry contest. Hello! Morning did that too sometimes now that I think about it, those were funny. Yossie would always bully Rika on her poems, and everybody would make fun of Yasuda. Good times. Also, there were those cushions they were sitting on top of and Yuko would be the judge to say when their poems deserved to gain or lose one cushion ~ and Tsuji would make fun of Yuko and lose all of hers at once ~ and look cute while angry. Oh, but back to good episodes with Takamina… Although Yuko did pretty well in that episode too. The teacher loved her. In fact, you'd be okay just watching anything randomly from 2009/2010, it'll be great. Oh, there's one Yuko moment you can't miss though, one from some time ago… Back when they were still not really famous but almost, there was this episode when they would ask a question to high school girls, rank the answers and then the members would have a contest to guess the top 5; one of them had an unexpected turn of events that left Yuko crying. She was happy, so don't worry. Oh, what was that one… I don't remember and I can't check it now, but I think that scene was in the AKBINGO! special from earlier this year, episode 100303. This link could be the right episode on Veoh, or anything else on Veoh really -_-' but it looks like it on Google. Ah, I'm not 100% sure if this episode really had it, but it's a good one to watch anyway. And I'm 99% sure. This one was a recap they did with best moments from the program, all the way back to the start (when it was called 1ji 59fun… or was it 0ji 59fun that came first? I don't know. I watched them but I always get lost) This is a big episode (50min).

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  25. Shar says:

    Uh, I think you're misunderstanding. The Sukahira 7 is not an actual unit per se. It is a term used by the fans and members to refer to the top seven members in the whole of AKB. These seven girls are the only ones who ever get to perform Skirt, Hirari (their 2nd indie single) in concerts as a unit, hence the term. Its history traces back to the release of the single (in 2006), in which the senbatsu members were the original Sukahira 7.

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  26. CK says:

    My Dream Team? Hmmm, I don't think they will ever win on this forum, but I must stay true to "my girls"…1. Ohori Megumi: It's too bad that so many only know her for being the Loli-loving erotic queen of AKB. If they really got to know her, she is so sweet and caring of all her fellow groumates, and one of the most appreciative of her fans I have ever met.2. Iwasa Misaki: Of course I must include the idol that is thoughtful enough to mention me on her own blog and declare her love for me to other fans. Wasamin is soooo adorable, and such a great performer.3. Yazawa Erika: Raunchy, inappropriate, and the greatest sense of humor in Idoling!!! She is one of the funniest idols I have ever seen, not to mention the "magic" she carries in her bra (hehe)4. Tanaka Reina: The perfect Musume. Once again i will point out the haters are merely jealous. Reina brings the goods. Great singer, and the most perfect mix of sexy and cute I have ever seen.5. Ogura Yui: Could possibly be the "devil in disguise". She is mesmorizingly adorable, The fact that YuiKaori do the theme for an Ecchi Anime is totally hawt. Whenever I look at her I think of her as a character on that show. (hehehe)6. Komori Mika: Her persona as the dopey and shy member of AKB is nothing short of TOTAL WIN! Says the most random things, as if she is oblivious to what's going on around her. I can't look at her without laughing.7. Ariyasu Momoka: 147cm of pure star power. She may be the newest member of Momoiro Clover, but she wasted no time going right to the front of the group. Awesome personality. Looks like she is having the time of her life when performing.

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  27. That's so fun for an idol program!..even Arashi had a series like this where two members at a time would babysit for an evening so that their parents could enjoy a rare night off with just the two of them, it was done by letter requests to the program and when Arashi shows up to babysit the results were always so amusing and especially when the children were um…a bit much too handle XD! They would go shopping first and plan their menus according to each child's taste~* and @ the end of the program the children would vote on whose dinner was better and the losing member would then have to wash all of the dishes (。ーωー。)笑!Sorry…rambling now! U~n! funny how Yasuda was almost always inevitably the one picked on although in fun of course…miss H!M a lot but now with AKBINGO I'm able to watch these type of programs again…producers of idol groups are most mischievous ne~! I'm thinking that this site has many AKBINGO episodes?…I've only searched the link you've given me so far but by following the coded date maybe I can find many more this way and maybe I'll randomly watch them as I don't think I'll ever see them all..just too many!! Okay I'm so sorry I haven't had much time online recently but hopefully my browser can buffer this episode okay…I guess sort of like watching a drama episode online with the length of the program being similar although I usually watch DVDs..I'm stupidly spoiled at times (._.;). This is really exciting as since I've missed everything till now with AKBINGO and its predecessors I can watch a re~cap from the beginning and I'm soooooo wondering what made Yuko cry????

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  28. This is so interesting~*, so Sukahira 7 naturally has changed over time with well graduations and such and it's always the top 7 senbatsu? It's the first time I'm hearing of this but I'm such a newbie to AKB so there's always so much more I'm learning. It's really awesome that one of their earliest of singles has such a prominent place in their history and it's like it'll go on and on this way as a tradition….must be such a wonderful honor to perform "Skirt, hirari" in concert! I really like this song and after receiving "SL" recently I've been listening to it much more too. So cute~♥! I can recognize Acchan and Takamina in the original pv so clearly and especially Takamina she's looks~wise changed the least over time I think =). Tomochin I can only recognize because she's in older issues of UTB that I've been retracing back to and she looked sooooo different back then…I guess the comparison back then would be "very Nono~like!" Kojiharu looks faintly recognizable to me in the pv and then Narita Risa I didn't know at all (._.;)!…but it's sad that Maimai graduated although she now has a solo career~* so I'm happy for her!…I ordered her new single which may arrive tomorrow as I've never heard her solo before so I'm excited about that (*´∀`)!

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  29. HarimaKenji says:

    I've seen so few Arashi shows… Most of what I've seen with them were Utaban episodes. It sounds identical to what AKB did =P except that the losing member washed the dishes… ah, did they both work at the same house? It's different then. Kojiharu and Takamina went to different families, with very different children =P poor Kojiharu.Oh, it's easy to watch all of them ~ Just make sure you keep updated by watching the new ones as they come (i.e. don't get debts). And anyway, it just makes sense to start by what's current. Then when you have nothing better to do, watch the old episodes from start to end. You'll eventually catch up, and even if you don't, you'll have seen two different eras (the most promoted members sure changed a lot. I mean, Acchan and Takamina were always there, but the others). I'd guess Veoh has all of them, and they seem to be numbered besides having the date, so it should be very easy to watch sequentially. Randomly watching has the problem of getting lost easily, so maybe mark the episodes you've already watched somehow…Hum, too bad I've never seen a Shuukan recap… There was an "extras" episode where they showed extra footage from previous programs, but no recap as far as I know…

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  30. Hi CK~*! I'm happy you created a dream team♥! I think it'll be fun to ponder being a producer with super powers where you can bring together any idols from any group from any time! Wow I'm really impressed!!..you've put together AKB, Idoling!!!, Momusu, Momoclo!!!….and um I just wasn't familiar with YuiKaori?….google~ing……lol 'ecchi anime?' :O! A friend says that because Japan's society I guess in terms of "ecchi~ness" XD is somewhat 'suppressed' (now quoting…) that they make some of their anime really like that….he once tried to show me some….blue girl thing but no not for me (・д・`*)!!!!!。。both Oshimen…check! Wait can you have two??..I'm just teasing I know Wasamin is your current :P! Google~ing Yazawa….I so want a bit more of her um "magic!"…life's not fair sometimes (;´□`)!!。。I've only known Mikapon recently from watching AKB600sec where Sasshi gave her culture shock lol so cute! Reinachan is awesome and Hydeo here keeps wondering why she hasn't released a new pb in so long now??…..I don't get it either but maybe it's her choice I wonder?

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  31. I'd probably opt to enter the former group, rather than the later — as as much as I'd love to see all the later 7 smexy ladies perform together, I think the first group will be much more palatable to a wider audience. ^^

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  32. It was soooo funny though I mean just the thought, no visual of seeing Nino wash dishes lol and I adore him the most and he always has the cutest~♥ of disappointed expressions!!!!!!…best ever warms my heart (*´∀`)♥。U~n both members would go to the same family so they would try to endear themselves to the children….what's so funny is that with the Arashi boys is that they're surely used to the endearment coming naturally well from fangirls everywhere that they go….so here the children are most neutral XD!…so the mayhem begins right away as they try to vie for the children's interests in not just the upcoming dinner but also with getting a fun comraderie with them just to hopefully tilt the scale their way maybe~♥! Some of the kids have been pretty wild too :O!!! one of them even "attacked" poor Matsujun @ the grocery store XD! U~n that makes much more sense…I'm keeping a journal now sort of like an AKB journal of all things AKB that I've learned..so much from you~♥!, CK~♥! and Shar~♥….as Spanusia says I'm trying to be a sponge~ ^ ^。(sigh*….) a sponge that needs a lot of catching up to do (・д・`*)!!。。I only just learned from Shar today what "Sukahira 7" is…I always feel so stupid. I just commented to Shar that while watching the pv for "Skirt, hirari" that Takamina and Acchan are most recognizable from back then….and really with Takamina♥…..she so much looks the 'same'..I mean relatively speaking but same as in cute and awesome as always~ (*´∀`)♥。

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  33. Okay~* ^ ^。。both are awesome idol♥group creations though! A few days more until the 23rd but it looks like it'll be a winner~take~all poll battle as there aren't many entries so far oh and please keep a look out for a PM (after the deadline) where I'll ask everyone to name their dream idol♥group that way I can name each Team in the poll ^ ^。

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  34. HarimaKenji says:

    lol, that's great reasoning if I've ever seen one! So, since Japanese society "suppresses" ecchi-ness, there's lots of it everywhere, including anime =P Now, I wonder what the dictionary has to say about that…suppress = inhibit: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior(I know you were just quoting, I just find this kind of opinion so funny.)Anyway, this friend of yours was crazy to show you La Blue Girl (just guessing from "blue girl")… that's not ecchi, that's full on hentai, and with tentacles. Please don't worry about YuiKaori, they were involved in something a lot less horrible than La Blue Girl ^_^'Oh, I'd never heard of Sukahira 7. It makes a lot of sense.I want to see Matsujun being attacked in public by a little boy/girl, that sounds awesome =o ok, I'll watch more Arashi shows then ~

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  35. A~h I had to ask if I were saying this right XD….but I think he meant just with the isolation of some anime and how well….outrageous with sex* it can be all the while how Japan has laws against showing um you know in real life (*´艸`)。A sort of "outlet", I don't know I just wouldn't want to see any of that!! Oh I didn't get so far to see any tentacles??? really?..I'm not sure what that means but judging by the first few minutes I don't think I want to know (/∇\*)!!、but there was one funny thing that I thought interesting as in who in the world wrote this???!…I just never imagined that a girl masturbating was like a super power~* in another world..now if I could do that I'd surely try to help the world with good~* (。ーωー。)笑。I don't think I would have ever put that together…I mean realizing that only the top 7 senbatsu always perform "Skirt, hirari" live. It's so cool and interesting how that came about =). Oh you can find those babysitting episodes on "Mago Mago Arashi", they're kind of old episodes though..really fun and endearing♥!

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  36. Oh I was thinking wait…..I thought I posted something about "Mago Mago Arashi" awhile ago and couldn't remember but here it is~* ^ ^。 Here it's poor Aiba getting the business from one of the kids :P! Sorry it's one of my earlier posts so those things masquerading as pictures are really bad (ノロ≦。)!

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  37. Hydeo says:

    and look me here late \o/ aheahealets seefor sure start withTanaka Reina <3~~ Takahashi AiMatsui RenaOshima YukoAkita Kazue (SDN48) her voice is perfect :pSato YukariYajima Maimii stay thinking in put shimizu saki and kamei, but well lets see how go

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  38. A~h you made the deadline ^ ^!。。I'm really liking your dream♥idol mixture of girls! I remember you mentioning that you like Matsui Rena more than Matsui Jurina…funny how they share the same last name and are now challenging for the most attention in SKE48 =)! I had to look up Akita Kazue…wait no I think you chose her for her well….gorgeousness (^q^)!

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  39. Hydeo says:

    hehe yeh u always said to me come her and i always forget haehaeawhy u like mu chose ones ahehae ???yah Rena for all <3~~~, humm is hard say who is the favorite there but i think rena has a little advantage ;3u think ?? take a look on her singing ^^ her voice is amazing, she is really beauty, but i chose her more because her voice ^^, i can say this for sure to u ^^

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  40. Hmm….Hydeo please bookmark here so you don't forget ^ ^。Still though, Jurina got a solo AKB cover of her own but they're really close! I'll try to believe you….just kidding :P!

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  41. Hydeo says:

    i prefer Rena sorry ;x aheahehaea <3~~ im saying the thruth :\, i love kazue voice :3

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  42. Hmm….may be time for a Team Jurina vs. Team Rena battle :P!

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  43. Hydeo says:

    haehaheai go stay with Rena ever :3so u dont say why i liked my choses ones ??

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  45. Aprilis. says:

    Ah I missed this original post! So glad you linked it up from one of your recent post though cause I’ve been looking everywhere for the PV!
    Some of my schools used this song for their Sports Festival. The catchy tone got to me after hearing it for the first time. Too bad it took me awhile to figure out the song title hahah.

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    • Hi Aprilis~, I don’t think I’ve met you before…..hajimemashite =). Isn’t this pv so amazing!!….it’s sort of like a mini~movie in itself and I’m really loving how much production and story board ideas AKB is putting into their music videos~♥. U~n it’s so much one of those songs that immediately grabs you….love @ first listen (*´∀`)♥..

      Wow so lucky~* you have sports events like that in school….I sadly didn’t have any but then again I’m not the most coordinated person 😛

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