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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Mina Oba: Magazine scans #12- Young Gangan 18 plus some oldies....


 Been taking a while but think Mina is finally acquiring a few fans here, sadly I'll be running out of these older spreads to post. She was born in April of 1992 so we can go back a few more years, so far haven't posted many spreads prior to 2013 or least don't think so. Let's hope a Mina graduation isn't on the horizon as she said June's AKB elections would be her last one, she finished 22nd in the voting which is an impressive showing considering how many members there are.
 If a graduation does happen next year there aren't going to be too many '48 Family' members left that I like, actually think SKE has more members I like than all of the other groups combined. Just this one new mag spread from Young Gangan #18 but it is a superb set of pics though not enough of them.... the bottom one could mean another sleepless night....






 Mina has appeared in too many mag spreads since 2010 to count but the majority of them before 2014 were mainly SKE spreads so there aren't go be as many today as she deserves. This smaller set is from WPB #22 from 2011. If you compare these pics to the above ones she's sure grown up these last five years.





 As mentioned most older spreads feature other members of SKE like this one does from the May 1, 2011 issue of Flash.




 From the March 2012 issue of Bomb, sure you recognize most of the other cover gals.






 About 98% positive these pics weren't posted, if they were it was a year ago so if that's the case they deserved an encore. Final Mina spread for today is from the July 2011 issue of UTB. Besides there not being enough Mina mag spreads there's also a shortage of fabulous videos. However there are a few on YT so after these pics check out her tremendous AKB 1/48 promo video.








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