Popular idol group AKB48 held a handshake event at Nagoya Dome on September 4th, where they announced the title of their upcoming single. Scheduled to be available on October 26th, fans can look forward to "Kaze wa Fuiteiru." The members told the 20,000 fans, "It will be a cool song, so please look forward to it, everyone."
The handshake event was held for their latest single "Flying Get" which sold over one million copies on its release day. Member Oshima Yuko thanked fans, saying, "Thanks to you guys, we were able to get No.1 on the Oricon weekly ranking for nine consecutive works." Takahashi Minami also said, "I am very happy that many people are listening to this song. We, all the members, will try our hardest, so please continue to support us."
At the event, the girls performed a total of four songs; "Flying Get", "Aitakatta", "Everyday, Kachuusha", and "Dareka no Tame ni-What can I do for someone?-". They also shared some fun behind-the-scenes stories from their TV program "AKB48 Nemousu TV."
The members who attended the event were Oshima Yuko, Takahashi Minami, Kashiwagi Yuki, Kojima Haruna, Sashihara Rino, Kitahara Rie, Yokoyama Yui, Sato Amina, Kasai Tomomi, Minegishi Minami, Kuramochi Asuka, Takajo Aki, Oota Aika, Nito Moeno, Fujie Reina, and Shimada Haruka.
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Source & Image: Oricon
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Posted bySunday, September 4, 2011
AKB48 reveals the title to their upcoming single at handshake event
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