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  • First artist lineup for 'FNS Music Special' announced

    March 18, 2020 @ 2:56 am

    The first artist lineup for Fuji TV's 'FNS Music Special Program: Haru wa Kanarazu Kuru' has been announced. Due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19, the World Figure Skating Championships, which was scheduled to be held in Montreal, Canada, was canceled. As such, the broadcast of this music program was decided. 'FNS Music Special Program: Haru wa Kanarazu Kuru' will air on March 21 from 7:00 pm. You can check out the performi

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  • AKB48 unleash PVs for Minegishi Minami's graduation song, Wakate Senbatsu & Team 8 songs

    March 11, 2020 @ 2:58 am

    The PV for AKB48 member Minegishi Minami's graduation song "Mata Aeru Hi Made" as well as the short PVs for Wakate Senbatsu 1st Campus' song "Omoide My Friend" and Team 8's song "Jitabata" have all been uploaded onto YouTube. These three songs are the coupling tracks to AKB48's 57th single "Shitsuren, Arigato" that's scheduled for release on March 18. Type A will include the ballad "Mata Aeru Hi Made," which was written for graduating member

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  • Check out AKB48's PV for 'Shitsuren, Arigato'

    March 7, 2020 @ 2:55 am

    The PV for AKB48's 57th single "Shitsuren, Arigato" (March 18 release) has been uploaded onto YouTube. Sixteenth generation member Yamauchi Mizuki serves as center for the first time in this single. In the PV, you can get a glimpse of the 18 senbatsu members' private lives.Source & Image: natalie

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  • AKB48, GACKT, and more to perform on March 13th MUSIC STATION

    March 7, 2020 @ 2:52 am

    MUSIC STATION has revealed the artist line up for its March 13th broadcast. Next week's episode will feature performances by AKB48, Okamura Yasuyuki Sarani Rhymester, GACKT, Kobukuro, and HiHi Jets. Check out the full set list below! AKB48 - "Shitsuren, Arigato" Okamura Yasuyuki Sarani Rhymester - "McGuffin"GACKT - "No Ni Saku Hana no you ni"Kobukuro - "Sotsugyou" "YELL"HiHi Jets - "SP Medley"Source: natalie

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  • AKB48 group members to open YouTube channels

    January 22, 2020 @ 3:19 am

    It's been announced that AKB48 group members will be opening YouTube channels.  This announcement was made on January 21 during the group's concert '15nenme no Chosensha' at TOKYO DOME CITY HALL. In order to liven up their 15th anniversary year, the members will be distributing videos as a new challenge. So far, the members who will be participating in this project are Mukaichi Mion, Murayama Yuiri, Mogi Shinobu, Okada Nana, Nakanishi

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  • Former AKB48 member Ota Nao signs with avex

    January 7, 2020 @ 3:01 am

    Former AKB48 member Ota Nao has announced that she has signed with Avex Asnalo Company.Ota expressed, "By learning from the people I meet, I will do my best in my own way in order to be more involved in acting." She continued, "I have landed the lead role for a stage play this spring. I am full of joy, surprise, and anxiety, but by discussing it with many people and becoming absorbed in it, I want to create a wonderful work with everyone. The

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  • Minegishi Minami to graduate from AKB48

    December 10, 2019 @ 3:12 am

    Minegishi Minami has announced her graduation from AKB48.This announcement was made on December 8 during a special concert at AKB48 Theater commemorating its 14th anniversary. Her graduation concert will be held on April 2 at Yokohama Arena. Minegishi joined AKB48 in 2005 as its first generation member. In 2008, she formed the subunit No Sleeves with Kojima Haruna and Takahashi Minami. She is the last first generation member left in the group.

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  • MUSIC STATION announces 49 artists for 'SUPER LIVE'

    December 3, 2019 @ 2:54 am

    The first artist lineup for MUSIC STATION's year-end special 'MUSIC STATION ULTRA SUPER LIVE 2019' (December 27 from 12:00 noon) has been announced. This is the 28th year for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE' to air on TV Asahi. This year's program will commemorate 60 years since the opening of the station and will be fused with the music special 'ULTRA FES', which airs every fall. It will be an 11-hour broadcast live from TV Asahi and Makuhar

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  • Winner and nominees for '61st Japan Record Awards' announced

    November 19, 2019 @ 3:01 am

    TBSwill broadcast the '61st Japan Record Awards' on December 30 from 5:30 pm. At this time, the winners and nominees have been announced.As usual, the winner of the grand prize, "Japan Record Award," will be selected among the winners of the "Best Song" category. This year's nominees are Little Glee Monster, Miura Daichi,Keyakizaka46,Junretsu,Nogizaka46,AKB48, Hikawa Kiyoshi, Hinatazaka46,DA PUMP, and Foorin. Similarly, the "Best New Artist

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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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