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Owada Nana announced her graduation from AKB48

Owada Nana (大和田南那) - AKB48Owada Nana recently announced her graduation from AKB48.

This announcement was made by herself at the end of the Boku no Taiyou stage performance at their theater on November 29th.

The date of her graduation ceremony and her last concert with the idol group hasn’t been determined yet.

The reasons why she wants to leave the group wasn’t revealed. However, Nana apologized via a tweet for this sudden announcement and asked for fans to support her until her departure and her withdrawal as an idol.


Iwasa Misaki – Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~

Iwasa Misaki - Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~Iwasa Misaki unveiled her new album Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~ (美咲めぐり~第1章~).

This is the first studio album of the ex-member of the AKB48. It will be released on November 30th.

It marks the beginning of Iwasa Misaki as enka singer.

It will contain new songs as well as the first singles of Iwasa Misaki released since 2012, such as : Mujin EkiMoshimo Watashi ga Sora ni SundeitaraTomo no Ura BojouHatsuzake and Gomen ne Tokyo.


New AKB48 sister group : STU48

STU48A new idol group of the franchise AKB48 was formed: this is STU48.

The name of the STU48 refers to the town of Setouchi, located in Okayama Prefecture.

After the formation of the sister group NGT48 in 2015, the group of STU48 will be the 6th national sister group of AKB48, scheduled to debut in summer of 2017.


AKB48 – High Tension

AKB48 - High TensionAKB48 will release their 46th single High Tension (ハイテンション) on November 16.

The main song is a disco song.

The single’s center is Shimazaki Haruka, who announced on October 3 her graduation from AKB48 scheduled for December 26. So, this is the last single featuring Paruru.


AKB48 – Love Trip

AKB48 - Love TripAKB48 will unveil its 48th single Love Trip on August 31.

The videoclips in full and short versions were posted on YouTube.

The single’s center is Sashihara Rino.


Iwasa Misaki Live at Japan Expo 2016

Iwasa Misaki (岩佐美咲)Iwasa Misaki was present at Japan Expo 2016 this year to introduce enka and Japanese traditional pop music to foreign fans.

The former member of AKB48 held live performances and participated in several shows along with the band Hayabusa.

Watch the video and some photos of Iwasa Misaki’s live.


Maeda Atsuko – Selfish

Maeda Atsuko - SelfishAfter several singles, Maeda Atsuko (ex AKB48) reveals us her debut album.

It is entitled Selfish. It will be on sale on June 22.

The music video of the song Selfish in short version was unveiled.


AKB48 – Tsubasa wa Iranai

AKB48 - Tsubasa wa IranaiThe new single of AKB48 Tsubasa wa Iranai (翼はいらない) will be sold on June 1st.

This is the 44th single of the popular idol group.

The center member is Mukaichi Mion.

Check out the MVs.


Yamamoto Sayaka left AKB48

Yamamoto Sayaka (山本彩) - NMB48Yamamoto Sayaka announced her departure from AKB48 Team K.

This announcement was made by herself on May 26th at NM48 Theater in Osaka during a live performance.

Sayanee specified to continue her activities with her debut group NMB48 which she is a member of the 1st generation and the captain.


Iwasa Misaki at Japan Expo 2016

Iwasa Misaki (岩佐美咲) / AKB48Iwasa Misaki is going to participate in Japan Expo 2016 in France in July.

The enka singer, and former AKB48 member, will make foreign fans discover this popular music style from the Land of the Rising Sun on stage at Japan Expo.