AKB48 SHOW! ep78

Translator: Animeswordmaster, Sakura, Ursa
Timer: Hina
Typesetting: Hina
QC: galamarv
Encoding: Biggz
Lyrics: Studio48, Animeswordaster

Eps 71-74 are all stuck at ASM. They’ll be done soon~

Here is episode 78 of AKB48SHOW! This one features an opening skit between NMB’s ace and upcoming ace, an in-studio performance of Bokura no Eureka, a hilarious skit featuring Milky, an infiltration report on the 2nd AKB48 Sports Meet, and a disaster-stricken area visit.

ASM: Okay, I need to address one thing. You might think this to be insignificant, but I love the Japanese language and refuse to let the English-speaking fanbase look ignorant because of a few fans who think they know Japanese. Calling the Sports Meet a “Sports Festival” is pretty inaccurate. The Sports Festival refers to the Mecha-Mecha Iketeru special, but if you watched this, then you’ll notice that it’s NOT hosted by Mecha-Mecha Iketeru and is a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT EVENT. The Japanese kanji is COMPLETELY different. Here’s some proof.

This image is from the Mecha-Mecha Iketeru special (credits to AIDOL for subbing it). It says taiiku matsuri, which correctly translates to Sports Festival.

Mechaike Sports Festival

Now, THIS image is from this episode.

sports meet

The top right says dai undoukai, which A. Is NOT the same as the above Mecha-Mecha Iketeru special and B. more correctly translates to Great Sports Meet. Additionally, on the bottom left, it’s referring to the first sports meet they did, but it’s NOT the Mecha-Mecha Iketeru special. Therefore, it should be referred to as the Great Sports Meet, or Sports Meet for short. Sorry, this just really bothered me because a few fans didn’t realize that these were two different things and pretty much canonized the wrong name for it. Yes, I’m calling out those fans. Sorry, just needed to get this out of the way.

On an additional side note, the idea of a Facebook page as been brought to our attention multiple times. After doing a staff vote, the idea was unanimously shot down. The main reason was due to privacy, or lack thereof. Also, here’s another side note. Eps 71-74 are all stalled at me because I just started a new job, but I hope to have them all finished this weekend. Sorry for the wait!

A LOT of work went into these releases, so seriously, please contact us before re-translating into another language! Thanks! Enjoy~

Check out our tentative schedule for future releases! We LOVE reading your comments, so keep them coming! They help us get through the tough parts of our job! Thanks!

As you can see, we release late, but that’s because we don’t have YOUR help! We have a very small staff, so if you would like to help out, especially with TRANSLATING or ENCODING, please contact us via our e-mail at nkm48subs@gmail.com or shoot us a message on our forum or via H!O.

Hardsub: HD



3 thoughts on “AKB48 SHOW! ep78

  1. Miki88 July 19, 2015 / 6:24 am

    Can you guys make an FB page? It’s easier and way more convenient to get updates from you there, I believe. So.. PLEASE?!?


    • nkm48subs July 19, 2015 / 10:05 pm

      If you read above, we’ve already made our decision. Sorry :/


  2. Dhuha December 17, 2015 / 1:58 am

    terima kasih atas subnya


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s