Tag Archive: NGT48

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


AKB48 Team Shuffle 2015

AKB48AKB48 announced a Team Shuffle during the concert held on March 26 at Saitama Super Arena.

Kitahara Rie has been transferred to NGT48. She is the new captain of the idol group from Niigata.

Several concurrent positions have been cancelled. It marks the end of the collaboration between AKB48 and Nogizaka46.

Check out the new line-ups after this shuffle.


Creation of NGT48

AKB48The creation of NGT48, a new sister unit of AKB48, has been announced.

NGT48 will be based in Niigata in the prefecture of the same name.

The auditions to recruit new members will be held in March.

NGT48 Theater will open on October 1, 2015.


AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 1035 2015

AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 1035 2015AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 1035 2015 (AKB48リクエストアワー セットリストベスト1035 2015) was held on January 21-25 at Tokyo Dome City Hall.

The song Suzukake no Ki no Michi de… was ranked 1st. Tomodachi by NMB48’s Yamada Nana and Yamamoto Sayaka, and Jane Doe by Takahashi Minami reached the 2nd and the 3rd rank.

The creation of NGT48, a new sister unit based jn Niigata, was announced on Day 5.

Check out the full results of AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 1035 2015 and the news announced during the event.