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[GENERAL] The Nogizaka46 thread!

Discussion in 'General Nogizaka46 Discussion' started by Mr Waffle, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. ForrestFuller

    ForrestFuller Future Girls

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    Tbh imo, Nogizaka already had their "acchan" moment when Naachan graduated.

    Maiyan is pretty much the Yuko (in terms of being the other ace) and Kojiharu of Nogizaka.
     
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  2. SteCola

    SteCola Kenkyuusei

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    Nope, Shiraishi has always been bigger than Naachan in terms of popularity and recognition by the GP. She's huge and everywhere in Japan on commercials, billboards etc. Everybody knows her. I honestly think she's even more popular than Acchan.

    And why do we have to compare it to AKB? I don't think Nogi could have her "Acchan": Acchan's graduation was big also cause she was not only the "number one" but it was the real first big graduation from a kami member of the group.

    On Nogi we already had graduations like Fukagawa's, Hashimoto's, Ikoma's... things went in a different way. Mayan has been on this group for more than 8 years.
     
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  3. silver247

    silver247 Kenkyuusei

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    TBH I predicted Maiyan will annouce her gradution at least after Tokyo Olympic but not so early like this.

    Man, call Ikoma a failure is a bit hurt. I'd rather say Neither Management didn't have an experience nor Nogi didn't find their own way.
     
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  4. Ikutafan

    Ikutafan Kenkyuusei

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    I really feel sad having one of my top 2 Nogi members graduating. As an IkuMai fan, I always thought that Ikuchan and Maiyan’s grad are just around the corner considering their successful solo careers but waking up to the news of Maiyan graduating, I realized that I am actually not ready for any one of them leaving the group. Another sad thing about this is that Sayurin might follow next considering that she mentioned before that Maiyan is a huge factor why she still is in Nogi. :cry:
    It would feel so empty for me not seeing Maiyan anymore in Nogichuu and their live performances. :cry:
     
  5. patapataful

    patapataful Kenkyuusei Stage48 Donor

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    I hope they rent Tokyo Dome for her graduation concert!
     
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  6. Cristina Salazar

    Cristina Salazar Kenkyuusei

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    YESSSS TO THIS! but if we should aim higher! lets go with NISSAN STADIUM!!
     
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  7. Seditious85

    Seditious85 Upcoming Girls

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    Although things didn't work out as planned with Ikoma as a center, calling her a failure is not only an unnecessary insult, it's also completely wrong. She still achieved so many things for the group. Her hard work and perseverance should be commended, not shot down.

    Blame management if you really feel the need to, not the member who became the victim of poor choices.
     
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  8. silver247

    silver247 Kenkyuusei

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    I've just found this one recently and it become true.

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  9. vshav

    vshav Kenkyuusei

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    Olympics is on the mid year. She should still be around right? The world needs to know how amazing this girl is.
     
  10. Reveen

    Reveen Upcoming Girls

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    That would be pretty awesome and she deserves it. Things like Tokyo Dome take a LOT of planning though.

    Ok, a massive disappointment then.

    They seem to be picking graduated idols as torch bearers so that could definitely happen.
     
  11. galangsatria

    galangsatria Upcoming Girls

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    From your point of view, who is the next NanaMai? You know, there's always a top rivality in every AkiP's group. The rivality that can make the group alive. It's like Yin and Yang. Two very different top girls but complete each other.
    I honestly doubt there will be another NanaMai. Asuka is like stand alone right now. Management also seems to bring Mizuki closer to Asuka lately. But I still don't get their chemistry. Same with Yoda and Mizuki. I just don't get them. They seem have quite similar personalities.
    I once hoped for Kuboshita. For me, they were the perfect candidate. But unfortunately Shiori was falling, meanwhile Mizuki is skyrocketing.
    So yeah, there isn't any next NanaMai so far. But who knows? Maybe from 4th gen?
     
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  12. baymon

    baymon Kenkyuusei

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    Management seems to strongly push Endo Sakura these days, and she seems to resemble Nanase more than Yoda, so I guess Endo will be one of them. As for the other half, I would say Mizuki, they seems to have a different personality and aura.
    As for Ashu, it's hard to say who is her rival these days, it should be Miona but I don't think Miona keeps up well with Ashu.
     
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  13. theobserver

    theobserver Upcoming Girls

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    The Momoko-Yoda pairing has kinda dropped off

    I think Mizuki is a standalone and has kinda this mysterious aura like Ashu but is also not an Ashu (she is unique one of a kind)

    Endo's best pairing/rivalry is Kakki. But its more like a IkuMai rather than NanaMai pairing to me at least
     
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  14. vshav

    vshav Kenkyuusei

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    Surprisingly I'm not sad she's graduating. Perhaps just about time. Ikoma's graduation was shocking to me tho
     
  15. cantankerous

    cantankerous Kenkyuusei

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    So maiyan will be center or not? Im not follow the development recently.
    Quiet dissapointing (and wasted opportunity) if she pass this ocassion.
     
  16. eternalord

    eternalord Rank 81-100 (Temporary Name)

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    I am guessing you choose the word 'was' as in a past event, don't you?
     
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  17. Ikutafan

    Ikutafan Kenkyuusei

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    Tbh, I’m not really fond of those “rivalry” stuffs within the group lol Though I think it is unavoidable.
    That’s why I don’t really “rival” Ikuchan to any member.. hehe
    Or she just doesn’t have that official “rival” that’s why I don’t really mind about it? LOL
     
  18. SilentBreeze

    SilentBreeze Kenkyuusei

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    From my side,
    I think maiyan will be like ikoma, she will not accept it when Management want her to be the center,
    It means, the center will be another girl, in 'IF MAIYAN NOT GRADUATING THIS YEAR' kind of story :D

    Its great if there will be a Unit for maiyan, like Igai Break kind of unit,
    or a Solo song with 'Thanks' Vibe in it..

    Anyway, i don't feel like this is a sad moment, but its like a FINALLY moment that maiyan decide to grad now, it means she saw that her junior is more than enough to take nogizaka further...


    Let's Think like this:
    - It is SAD and lonely to never see her again with Nogi, not in koujichu, not in Nogi Single, Not in jingu :)
    BUT
    - A new Instagram account will be created, and we can see her Instagram Story :)
     
  19. Halyup

    Halyup Kenkyuusei

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    Nogi held their annual Seijin Shiki Today
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    Momoko ; Zukki ; Miria and Hazuki are now Adults in Japanese Society
     
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  20. gish0046

    gish0046 Kenkyuusei

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    I don't think we'll see another NanaMai. And that's fine.

    But the best way to replicate something similar, imo, would be to push Momoko again and give her a solo center before Mizuki. Then give Mizuki a solo center the next single after that. A Yoda-Mizuki rivalry would be too friendly/laid-back to be interesting. But I've never known Momoko and Mizuki to be close at all so that rivalry might be slightly less than friendly. Everyone's been talking about Mizuki's rise lately, it would be dramatic for Momoko to come out of nowhere and snatch the next 3rd gen center. It would also make for an interesting story with Momoko being the pure, innocent, girl next door type idol (and possible Maiyan successor with them being close). Then Mizuki as the more uhh less than innocent, less than pure, black hearted type idol.

    As far as rivalries go in general, Kakki is so personable and well-liked that I can't really imagine her in a rivalry with anyone, even a friendly one.

    I could see an inter-generational rivalry between 3rd gen and 4th gen. With 4th gen's popularity skyrocketing, I could imagine a storyline where 3rd gen doesn't want to 'lose' to 4th gen.
     
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