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  • AKB48's Hiwatashi Yui to graduate from the group

    November 8, 2019 @ 3:02 am

    AKB48 member Hiwatashi Yui has announced her graduation from the group.This announcement was made on November 7 during Team B's concert at AKB48 Theater. Her last handshake event will be on November 23 and graduation concert on November 28. Hiwatashi explained, "I have a dream. That is to work in television. In order to do that, I need to work hard and challenge myself to many things. I also have to study, so I have decided to graduate. I be

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  • AKB48's Ota Nao announces graduation

    November 7, 2019 @ 3:12 am

    AKB48's Ota Nao has announced her graduation from the group.On her Twitter account, Ota wrote, "Right now, I feel like I've done everything I can as an idol. After graduation, I will engage in activities that will bring me closer to becoming an actress, which was my childhood dream."Ota's last handshake event will be on November 23, and her graduation concert on December 20. With about one month left until graduation, she said, "I want to do my

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  • Artist line up for 'Best Hits Kayousai 2019' revealed

    November 1, 2019 @ 2:55 am

    NTV's music special 'Best Hits Kayousai 2019' will air on November 13 from 7:00 pm.'Best Hits Kayousai' will broadcast for the 52nd time this year, and like last year, it will broadcast live from Osaka-jo Hall. Twenty four artists are set to perform on the program including AKB48, EXILE, Kanjani8, Kobukuro, THE YELLOW MONKEY, Miura Daichi, and more.You can check out the full line up below. [Best Hits Kayousai 2019]Wednesday, November 13, 7:00~

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  • AKB48's Yahagi Moeka to graduate in February 2020

    October 28, 2019 @ 4:12 pm

    AKB48 Team K's Yahagi Moeka has announced that she will graduate from the group after their handshake event on February 1, 2020.This announcement was made on October 27 by Yahagi on Fuji TV's 'Mirai Monster.' On the group's official website, she wrote, "I am filled with both gratitude and sadness for my fans who have watched over me during my year and a half of activities. The staff tried to hold me back many times, and I thought about it a lot

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  • Former AKB48's Morikawa Ayaka announces marriage and pregnancy

    October 16, 2019 @ 2:59 am

    On October 15, former AKB48's Morikawa Ayaka (23) updated her Twitter account announcing her marriage and pregnancy.She wrote, "At this time, I, Morikawa Ayaka, have registered my marriage with a non-celebrity man whom I have been dating for some time. I would also like to announce that we have been blessed with a baby." She continued, "To everyone who always supports me, I apologize for this sudden announcement. I will be taking a break from

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  • Aimyon, Perfume, AKB48 and more to perform on September 13 MUSIC STATION

    September 10, 2019 @ 3:03 am

    MUSIC STATION will air a two-hour special episode on September 13. The next broadcast will feature performances by IZ*ONE, Aimyon, AKB48, A.B.C-Z,Jae Joong, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, Perfume,HIKAKIN & SEIKIN, Yaida Hitomi, and Little Glee Monster.You can check out the full set list below. IZ*ONE - "Vampire"Aimyon - "Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo"AKB48 - "Sustainable" "Koisuru Fortune Cookie"A.B.C-Z - "DAN DAN Dance!!"Jae Joong - "Mirai Y

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  • AKB48 reveal jacket covers for 'Sustainable' + PVs for coupling songs

    August 29, 2019 @ 3:04 am

    AKB48 have revealed their new artist photo and the jacket covers for their 56th single "Sustainable" (to be released on September 18). They have also unveiled the short PVs for the coupling songs "Seishun Da Capo" and "Monica, Yoake da."Check them out below! [Limited Edition Type A][Limited Edition Type B][Limited Edition Type C][Regular Edition Type A][Regular Edition Type B][Regular Edition Type C][Theater Edition][Seishun Da Capo ] [Monica

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  • Check out the short PV for AKB48 Team 8's new song 'Sukida Sukida Sukida'

    August 23, 2019 @ 3:01 am

    The short PV for AKB48's new song "Sukida Sukida Sukida" has been uploaded onto YouTube. "Sukida Sukida Sukida" is the CM song for Toyota Rental Car. The senbatsu members are Utada Hatsuka, Ota Nao, Onishi Momoka, Okabe Rin, Oguri Yui, Oda Erina, Gyoten Yurina, Kuranoo Narumi, Sakaguchi Nagisa, Sato Akemi, Sato Nanami, Shitao Miu, Nagano Serika, Yokoyama Yui, Yoshikawa Nanase, and Rissen Airi. The full PV will be included in the Type A DVD of AK

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  • AKB48 go back to their roots in PV for 'Sustainable'

    August 21, 2019 @ 3:33 am

    AKB48 have revealed the PV for their 56th single "Sustainable" to drop on September 18."Sustainable" was composed by Inoue Yoshimasa, who was the composer of the group's 41st single "Halloween Night" released back in August of 2015. The PV was directed by Takahashi Eiki, who also directed "Oogoe Diamond" and "Iiwake Maybe," and the choreography was arranged by Makino Anna, who choreographed the dances for "RIVER" and "Ponytail to Shushu." By wo

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  • AKB48 Kenkyuusei Otake Hitomi to limit activities due to fractured rib

    August 7, 2019 @ 2:57 am

    AKB48 Team B Kenkyuusei Otake Hitomi will be limiting her activities due to a fractured rib caused by a cough.An announcement was posted on the group's official blog stating, "Due to a cough from a cold, she had been experiencing pain in her side. After going to the doctor, she wasdiagnosed with fracture of the right 10th rib." As such, Otake must "limit her activities as she requires rest for the time being." Finally, the announcement said,

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