Tag Archive: AKB48
The 50th single 11 Gatsu no Anklet (11月のアンクレッ) by AKB48 will be released on November 22nd.
This is the last single with popular member Watanabe Mayu who will leave the group in December. She is a central member on this single and even performs a solo song Sayonara de Owaru Wake ja Nai (her graduation song).
It’s entitled STAR-T! and will be released on November 15, a day before her 26th birthday.
This is the first disc of Kasai Tomomi to be released for three years.
Kitahara Rie announced her graduation from NGT48.
This announcement was made by herself on August 21 during a concert celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the NGT48 at the Niigata City History Museum.
Kitahara Rie, nicknamed Kitarie (きたりえ), is the captain of Team NII from NGT48 since 2016. She joined AKB48 in October 2007 as a trainee member (Kenkyuusei) and a 5th generation member of AKB48 ; she was transferred to Team A in 2008 for her debut, Team B in 2009 and Team K as vice-captain in 2012. She became a member of the Team S from SKE48 in 2012 before being transferred to NGT48 in 2015.
AKB48 will release their 49th single #SukiNanda (#好きなんだ) on August 30.
The 16 selected members (senbatsu) are : Yokoyama Yui, Watanabe Mayu, Takahashi Juri, Okada Nana (AKB48 & STU48), Matsui Jurina (SKE48), Soda Sarina (SKE48), Takayanagi Akane (SKE48), Furuhata Nao (SKE48), Suda Akari (SKE48), Yoshida Akari (NMB48), Shiroma Miru (NMB48), Sashihara Rino (HKT48 & STU48), Miyawaki Sakura (AKB48 & HKT48), Ogino Yuka (NGT48), Kitahara Rie (NGT48) et Honma Hinata (NGT48).
The central member is Sashihara Rino.
The short versions of the MVs have been released.
AKB48 will release their 48th single Negaigoto no Mochigusare (願いごとの持ち腐れ) on May 31.
The short versions of the MVs have been unveiled. The full music video for Negaigoto no Mochigusare lasts 11 minutes.
The center position is held by Matsui Jurina (SKE48) and Miyawaki Sakura (AKB48 & HKT48).
The 9th single of Itano Tomomi will be on sale on May 17.
It is entitled #Iine! (#いいね!).
The MV was unveiled. The video and the song take the theme of spring as a season of new beginnings and has Tomomi Itano enduring a series of unfortunate events but through it all she just shrugs them off and sings.
Former member of AKB48, Iwasa Misaki pursues her solo career as an enka for a few years.
Wasamin was the guest of Japan Expo Sud 2017 in France in February.
We had the opportunity to meet Iwasa Misaki for an interview during the event.