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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.


AKB48 – Kuchibiru ni Be my Baby

Takahashi Minami (AKB48)AKB48‘s 42nd single Kuchibiru Be my Baby will be released on December 9.

In addition, Takahashi Minami is going to produce a special stage at AKB48 Theater. Further details on this live event will be revealed later.

It was also announced that Fujita Nana will make her solo debut on December 23.


Takahashi Minami to graduate from AKB48

Takahashi Minami (AKB48)Takahashi Minami announced her graduation from AKB48.

Takahashi Minami will leave the idol group on the 10th anniversary of AKB48 on December 8, 2015.

Yokoyama Yui has been appointed to be her successor as general manager.


Oricon Yearly Charts 2013


Oricon yearly charts 2013 have been released.

As for the previous years, AKB48 are the best selling singles artists. Sayonara Crawl topped the Oricon yearly singles chart with 1,955,162 copies sold.

Their sister groups SKE48 and NMB48 reached the top 10. Nogizaka46, HKT48, Morning Musume, Not Yet, Kashiwagi Yuki, Takahashi Minami, Momoiro Clover Z, Super☆Girls, Watanabe Mayu, Maeda Atsuko, and no3b (No Sleeves) are the other idols in the top 100.


Takahashi Minami in The Smurfs 2

Takahashi Minami (AKB48 ) - The Smurfs 2Takahashi Minami will be voicing in the Japanese dubbed version of the animated movie The Smurfs 2 (スマーフ2).

AKB48’s general manager Takahashi Minami will voice the  Smurfette. This role is performed by Katy Perry in the US version.

The Smurfs 2 will be released in theaters on August 16 in Japan.


Takahashi Minami – Jane Doe

Takahashi Minami - Jane DoeTakahashi Minami’s solo debut single Jane Doe will be released on April 3.

Each CD contains 3 songs. The 3rd track is different for each edition.

All editions come with a bonus DVD featuring music videos, making-of, and special footage.

The title song is the opening theme for the drama Saki (サキ) airing on Fuji TV.

Takahashi Minami is the general manager of AKB48 and its sister groups.