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AKB48 for ASEAN

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Pop group AKB48 led by Rino Sashihara, center, perform during a gala dinner for ASEAN leaders hosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Saturday night. All-male group Exile also performed for the leaders.

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Cute, but what's the point?

1 ( +2 / -1 )

All of my favorite members have "graduated" to go on to bigger and better things. One of them is even advertising feminine napkins.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Coercion tactics from Japan.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

My brain is bleeding right now...

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Very nice!

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Come on guys let's just be nice and happy and proud for them !

1 ( +3 / -2 )

I feel really embarassed as a Japanese. This is a faked popularity idol group. Nobody cares about this nonsense!

4 ( +8 / -4 )

You never know, AKB48 could help Japan rule Asia.

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Perhaps they are the real Wild Stallions; they're going to heal the world!

0 ( +1 / -1 )

But probably not.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

You never know, AKB48 could help Japan rule Asia.

Maybe if life were a cartoon...

6 ( +7 / -1 )

AKB48's performance surely convinced other ASEAN nations that Japan is a mature and sophisticated world leader.

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