The music video for AKB’s latest single, Halloween Night, was broadcast on Japanese TV earlier today, and it has already appeared on youtube. Watch it here, courtesy of the internet, while you can!
Let’s learn something useless about AKB48 today! First, Shiraishi Mai feels good, a new senbatsu member photo appears, and a talented artist draws some Shimazaki Haruka cartoon characters.
The short version of the AKB48’s 41st single was released earlier today on the AKB48 official youtube channel.
Everyone has an opinion! Especially when it comes to recently selected Election singles. What do people think of Halloween Night?
While most AKB election coverages seems to focus on who rank highest, who ranked and who didn’t, a recent thread uncovers a sadder statistic: rank of those who lost the most votes. Continue reading AKB48 Election: Vote Drop Ranking!
As many of you know, official photos for each election’s bracket ranking are released every year. I’ve gathered the 2015 election photos here for posterity’s sake. Although as others have noted, the picture with Suda Akari’s non-smiling face will probably go down in AKB history. Continue reading AKB48 41st Single Election Ranking official photos
As AKB fans, sometimes we are so focused on the girls themselves, and not the wonderful staff that support them. In a recent 755 post, AKB Cafeteria & Review posts an excerpt from a recent radio show that featured Tokumitsu Kazuo, the regular MC of the AKB Elections, where he talks about the difficulty of running a live event. Continue reading Fuji TV’s incompetence difficult for AKB Election MCs too
Here is a compilation of the top sixteen member speech videos, with English subtitles, from the 2015 AKB48 41st Single 7th Senbatsu Sousenkyo General Election. Continue reading AKB48 41st Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo Video Index
Here is a video, with English subtitles, of Maeda Atsuko’s surprise appearance after Takahashi Minami’s election speech. Continue reading AKB Election Extra: Maeda Atsuko’s appearance