Tag Archive: NGT48

Kitahara Rie announced her graduation from NGT48

Kitahara Rie (北原里英) - NGT48Kitahara 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.

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AKB48 – #SukiNanda

AKB48 - #SukiNandaAKB48 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.

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NGT48 – Seishun Dokei

NGT48 - Seishun DokeiNGT48 make their debut with the single Seishun Dokei (青春時計) on April 12.

It is the first single by NGT48, a new sister group of AKB48, formed in October 2015

The group had participated in songs from the singles of AKB48 such as : Kimi wa Melody, Tsubasa wa Iranai and Shoot Sign.

Discover the short versions of the MVs.

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AKB48 – Shoot Sign

AKB48 - Shoot SignAKB48 will release their 47th single Shoot Sign (シュートサイン) on March 15 .

The central member is Kojima Haruna. This is the last appearance of 1st generation member Kojiharu with the famous idol group, since Kojima Haruna graduated from AKB48 and held a last concert with AKB48 on last February 22. She also performs a solo song on this single.

The title song is used as the theme song of the drama Tofu Pro Wrestling in which plays Kojima and some AKB48 members .

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AKB48 – Kimi wa Melody

AKB48 - Kimi wa Melody (君はメロディ)The new single of AKB48 Kimi wa Melody (君はメロディー) will be on sale on March 9.

This is the 43rd single of the idol group. It celebrates for the second time the 10th anniversary of the group (after the recent release of a compilation album in last November).

For this occasion, some former members such as the popular Maeda Atsuko, Itano Tomomi, Shinoda Mariko and Oshima Yuko make a brilliant appearance on the covers of singles and the clip. Although they have not participated in the recording of the single in its entirety, they perform the title track.

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AKB48 Janken Tournament 2015

Fujita Nana - AKB48 Janken Tournament 2015Fujita Nana (Team K) won the AKB48 Janken Tournament 2015 (じゃんけん大会2015). She defeated Nakanishi Chiyori (Team A) in final.

As the winner, Fujita Nana’s prize is to make her solo debut.

The AKB48 Janken Tournament 2015 took place on September 16 at the Yokohama Arena.

Check out the full results.

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AKB48 – Halloween Night

AKB48 - Halloween NightOn July 4, AKB48 revealed their 41st single on Music Day show. The position of the members has been defined at the AKB48 Senbatsu General Election 2015.

The title of this single is Halloween Night (ハロウィーン・ナイト).

The center is Sashihara Rino.

Cbeck out the short version of the MV and the photos of the costumes.

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NGT48 1st Generation

NGT48 1st GenerationDuring a press conference held on July 25, the 1st generation of NGT48 (Niigata48) has been revealed.

However, it was only announced that they are 22 (74 candidates had participated in the final round of audition). 12 girls are from Niigata. They are between 12 and 20 years old.

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AKB48 Senbatsu General Election 2015

Sashihara Rino - AKB48 41st Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo (AKB48 41stシングル 選抜総選挙)The 7th AKB48 Senbatsu General Election 2015 (第7回AKB48選抜総選挙2015) was held on June 6 at Fukuoka Dome.

The results of the AKB48 41st Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo (AKB48 41stシングル 選抜総選挙) were announced. Sashihara Rino ranked 1st with 194,049 votes. Kashiwagi Yuki and Watanabe Mayu came in 2nd and 3rd position with respectively 167,183 and 165,789 votes.

The live stream has ended. Check out the final results.

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AKB48 – Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai

AKB48 - Bokutachi wa TatakawanaiAKB48‘s 40th single Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai (僕たちは戦わない) will be released on May 20.

The track listing and the Senbatsu members selected from AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, NGT48 and Nogizaka46 have been announced. Shimazaki Haruka got the center position.

The short version of the MV has been unveiled. The girls fight against enemies in a post apocalyptic future world. They also appear as angels with white wings.

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