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The AKB48 Anime is the Textbook Definition of "Pandering"

Allow me to start off with a euphemism. I am not exactly the biggest fan of the Japanese pop-idol group AKB48. This presents me with a problem. With 12 number-one singles since 2009, the popularity of AKB48 in Japanese culture is to the point where I can enter my local 7-11 and buy anything from "AKB48 the lunchbox"… » 5/11/12 7:00am 5/11/12 7:00am