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  • Former NMB48 member Matsuda Shiori is married and expecting first child

    April 19, 2017 @ 8:58 am

    Former NMB48 member and model Matsuda Shiori (21) announced her marriage and pregnancy via Instagram on April 19. Matsuda uploaded a photo of herself in a wedding dress and wrote, "It's a personal matter, but on April 4, I married my boyfriend whom I had been dating for some time. And currently, I am carrying a new life in my stomach." She shared her current state of mind, "I feel lost and anxious facing new things such as marriage and

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  • AKB48 groups hold reconstruction support event for the Great East Japan Earthquake

    March 14, 2017 @ 9:45 am

    On March 11 -- 6 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred --, AKB48 groups hold "the Great East Japan Earthquake restriction support special stage ~Dareka no Tame ni Project 2017~" at the venues in several places in Japan. The special events were held at the AKB48 Theater with AKB48 and HKT48 at the SKE48 Theater with SKE48, Kyocera Dome Osaka with NMB48, and NGT48 theater with NGT48. Prior to the event, the groups also visited

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  • NMB48 to hold free charity event on March 11

    February 14, 2017 @ 9:33 am

    NMB48 will hold a free admission charity event on March 11 at Kyocera Dome Osaka. According to the group's staff, the event will consist of "a live and various plans." More details will be announced as soon as they become available. After the Tohoku Earthquake on March 11, 2011, the AKB48 groups have been holding various charity events. They also launched a "Dareka no Tame ni Project" and have been carrying out charity work for last yea

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  • Graduation concerts for NMB48's Jonishi Kei, Fujie Reina & Yabushita Shu to be held in April

    February 8, 2017 @ 8:44 am

    The date and venue for NMB48 members Jonishi Kei, Fujie Reina, and Yabushita Shu's graduation concerts have been announced. This surprise announcement was made on February 7 during SHOWROOM's program 'NMB48 no Oshirase Namahousou!'. Jonishi's graduation concert will be held on April 10th followed by Yabushita's on the 11th, then finally Fujie's on the 17th. All concerts will be held at Orix Theater in Osaka. Fujie will also hold a gradu

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  • Fujie Reina announces graduation from NMB48

    February 6, 2017 @ 1:21 pm

    NMB48 Team BII member Fujie Reina has announced her graduation from the group. Fujie made the announcement herself on January 31 during Team BII's performance at NMB48 Theater. In a YouTube video, she explained, "After graduating, I want to become an actress. In order for many people to watch me acting, I hope to challenge myself to many different things." At the end of the video, she held up a message board telling fans that they are "prohibited

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 1/4~1/10

    January 15, 2017 @ 11:46 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of January 4th to January 10th. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 03 - "Happy End" - back number 04 - "SNOW SOUND" - [Alexandros] 05 - "STAY TUNE" - Suchmos 06 - "Silent Majority" - Keyakizaka46 07 - "Heroi

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  • Recochoku's weekly download charts for 12/28~1/3

    January 9, 2017 @ 4:35 pm

    Recochoku have updated their weekly charts for the week of December 28th to January 3rd. Check out the top ranking digital singles, albums and music videos for this week below! - < Digital Single - Weekly Ranking > 01 - "Koi" - Hoshino Gen 02 - "Happy End" - back number 03 - "Zen Zen Zense (movie ver.)" - RADWIMPS 04 - "Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana" - SMAP 05 - "Umi no Koe" - Urashima Taro (Kiritani Kenta) 06 - "Minna ga

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  • NMB48's Yabushita Shu to graduate from the group

    December 12, 2016 @ 12:56 am

    It's been announced that NMB48 Team BII member Yabushita Shu will be graduating from the group. The announcement was made on December 9 during Yabushita's birthday concert at NMB48 Theater. Then on her blog, she wrote, "My activities in NMB48 were really fun, and I was full of happiness, so I think I'm going to regret it someday." She added, "After I quit, my lifestyle will completely change as I will devote myself to my studies. I will

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  • Four NMB48 members make the senbatsu for the first time

    October 21, 2016 @ 2:48 pm

    NMB48 will release their 16th single (currently untitled) on December 28. This announcement was made on October 19 during the group's live event 'NMB48 6th Anniversary Live' at World Memorial Hall. Yamamoto Sayaka will serve as center, and among the 20 senbatsu members, it will be Uematsu Azusa, Kawakami Chihiro, Naiki Kokoro, and Yamamoto Ayaka's first time in the senbatsu. More details will be announced soon, so stay tuned! 

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  • Jonishi Kei announces her graduation from NMB48

    October 20, 2016 @ 1:40 pm

    On October 18, Jonishi Kei announced her graduation from NMB48 during the group's 6th anniversary concert at Kobe World Memorial Hall.Jonishi has been with NMB48 since they formed in October of 2010. In tears, she announced, "I have decided to take the next step." She continued to explain, "I became satisfied with my current position and environment. If I stay this way, my fans will grow distant, and I myself will end here. That's why I have deci

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