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AKB48 – So Long! (Drama)

AKB48 - So Long (Drama)So Long! drama starring AKB48 will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 28.

The DVD and the Blu-ray box sets include the 3 episodes of the drama. They also contain a bonus disc featuring making-of, promotional spots, and more.

The regular edition comes with a 12-page booklet and a poster.

The limited editions have a special package featuring members from Team A (Shinoda Mariko, Watanabe Mayu), Team K (Oshima Yuko, Matsui Jurina), or Team B (Kojima Haruna, Shimazaki Haruka). They include a 48-page booklet, 4 posters, and a replica of the script of one of the 3 stories.


AKB48 – So Long! Drama

AKB48 - So Long! DramaSo Long! drama starring AKB48 will be aired on February 11-13 on NTV (Nippon Television).

This is a 3 episode drama.

Team A episode is centered on Shinoda Mariko and Watanabe Mayu as ballerinas in a ballet school.

Team K episode focuses on a sister rivalry between Oshima Yuko and Matsui Jurina.

Team B episode is featuring Kojima Haruna and Shimazaki Haruka as teacher and student.

AKB48’s 30th single So Long! will be released on January 30.

The series will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 28.


AKB48 Studio Recordings Collection

AKB48 Studio Recordings CollectionAKB48 will release 20 albums from Studio Recordings Collection (studio recordings コレクション) on January 1.

This series of albums contains songs from AKB48 based on the setlist of each stage held at their theater. All songs were remastered.

The albums include a bonus CD featuring karaoke versions.


AKB48 Team Shuffle


AKB48 announced a team shuffle.

Team 4 is discontinued. Teams A, K and B have been completely reorganized.

Some members leave the group : Ōta Aika was transferred to HKT48, Takajō Aki and Nakagawa Haruka to JKT48, Miyazawa Sae and Mariya Suzuki to SNH48.

Takahashi Minami is still the leader of AKB48. However the new captains are Shinoda Mariko (Team A), Ōshima Yūko (Team K) and Umeda Ayaka (Team B).