New member Yamamoto Mao (17), who was drafted into HKT48 Team H during†AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi' last November, made her stage debut on January 19th at the Kagoshima Shimin Bunka Hall concert of the group's Kyushu tour.
Out of the 19 members who were drafted into the AKB48 groups, Yamamoto is the first to make her debut. During the show, she claimed the center position for the stage song "Nagisa no CHERRY", a position that belonged to Maeda Atsuko (22) during her days in AKB48. "I've never been so nervous in my life," she expressed.†
Source & Image: Sanspo