Tag Archive: SKE48

AKB48 – Thumbnail

AKB48 - ThumbnailThe new album of AKB48 Thumbnail (サムネイル) will be released on January 25.

This is the 5th original album of the famous idol group from Tokyo.

It contains the latest singles released from AKB48: Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby, Kimi wa Melody, Tsubasa wa Iranai, Love Trip / Shiawase wo Wakanasai and High Tension.

It is the last album of the AKB48 featuring Kojima Haruna, member of the 1st generation of the group of idols. She will be graduating at the end of February.


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.


SKE48 – Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai

SKE48 - Kin no Ai, Gin no AiThe new single of SKE48 Kin no Ai, Gin no Ai (金の愛、銀の愛) was released on August 17.

It’s the 28th single of idol group.

The single’s center is Matsui Jurina.


Graduation of Shibata Aya from SKE48

Shibata Aya (柴田阿弥) - SKE48Shibata Aya announced her graduation from SKE48.

This announcememnt was made on June 24 during her Nico Nico live stream program.

She explained that her dream is to be an television personality and that she finished her adventure with SKE48. She would study new things, do her best and persevere in the artistic domain.


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.


Matsui Rena & Charan Po Rantan – Shabon

Matsui Rena & Charan Po Rantan - ShabonMatsui Rena and Charan Po Rantan will release the single Shabon (シャボン) on April 6th.

This is the 1st solo project of Matsui Rena since her graduation from SKE48 in August 2015.

Matsui Rena makes regular appearances on the radio show Music and Comic Plus (ミュ~コミ+プラス) broadcast on All Night Nippon. She became friend with Charan Po Rantant when they participated in the show as guests.


Umemoto Madoka to graduate from SKE48

Umemoto Madoka (梅本まどか) / SKE48Umemoto Madoka announced her graduation from SKE48 during their stage performance at the Sunshine Sakae Theater on February 3rd.

Ume-chan explained that she wanted to be closer to her dreams. She also talked about her insterest in motorsport and F1.


AKB48 coming-of-age ceremony 2016

AKB48 coming-of-age ceremony 201632 members from AKB48, SKE48NMB48, HKT48 and NGT48 held their coming-of-age ceremony (成人式, seijin shiki) on January 11 at Kanda Shrine in Tokyo.

Kizaki Yuria, Iriyama Anna, Tani Marika, Anai Chihiro, Tanigawa Airi and Nishigata Marina were part of the girls who became adults. They were all wearing pretty furisode.

Check out some photos of the event.


Matsui Jurina left AKB48

Matsui Jurina (SKE48)The idol Matsui Jurina decided to leave AKB48.

This annoucement was made by herself on last October 22 during the radio program “All Night Nippon“.

Howerver, she precised that she will stay member of SKE48 and will focus on her activities with this idol group.


Godo Saki to graduate from SKE48

Godo Saki (SKE48)Godo Saki announced her graduation from SKE48.

She explained that she had decided to leave the idol group to concentrate on studies in order to realize her dream in the future. She was thinking about it for a few months.