Here is a collection of relevant social media posts (translations where relevant) related to AKB’s recent 10 year anniversary. This includes many appearances from graduated and current members!
Matsui Rena appears in new Square Enix commercial for mobile game Kingdom Hearts: Unchained Key. It’s not unusual to see 48-group members advertise casual cell phone games, but this time it is with a relatively well-known video game franchise.
Japanese seem to love rankings of all kinds and while is not the strangest, it’s certainly… unique. Participants in long distance marathon, Hakone Ekiden, chose their favorite female celebrities. How did you favorite Japanese idols do?
Fuji TV has revealed the planned schedule for the annual FNS Song Festival. Japanese idol guest appearance fared better than the NHK lineup, especially with regards to HKT48 appearances.