Akimoto Yasushi will soon announce the candidates for the Staff Version of Halloween Night!
Japanese singer Gackt expresses his opinions about the inclusion of “special bonuses” that cause people to buy multiple copies of the same CD. No names are specified, but one can’t help but think that he is talking about a certain idol group…
AKB48 has many regular TV shows, often with a changing cast of members. Out of AKB’s shows, who shows up the most? A 2ch user compiles the number of TV shows appearances for each member, and shares the results!
Everyone has an opinion! Especially when it comes to recently selected Election singles. What do people think of Halloween Night?
A video showcasing a preview of the song was recently uploaded to Takeuchi Miyu’s official youtube channel. The video is named “original song”…. so I guess it’s untitled for now.
Questions of same sex love affairs amongst the girls of AKB48, with their many Danso segments, and other behind the scenes acts, make you wonder. All joking aside, same-sex marriage made news in America recently, so this might be slightly off topic (and is labeled as such!). But it was interesting that a few 48-group members offered their opinions on same-sex marriage as well. Continue reading AKB48 members thoughts on same-sex marriage
Who has the largest Twitter following in all of AKB48 and their sister groups?!
When asked about his future prospects by a user via 755, Akimoto answers very frankly. Is he looking for his next successor? And is it Sashihara Rino?
Shimazaki Haruka seems to have been saying this quite a few times in her various media appearances: it seems she is trying to give up her salty ways!? We had a little insight into this during her last election speech, but she reaffirms again during a press conference for Papico ice cream. Continue reading Paruru giving up her salty reactions?!?!
Recently, Fuji TV aired an episode of their popular documentary series, The Nonfiction, which focused on AKB48’s unranked members. Fan reactions were positive, but what did non-AKB fans think? Continue reading Non-AKB fans reactions to AKB Unranked Documentary, the Nonfiction
Akimoto Yasushi has said this a few times, but it has come to people’s attention again with recent current events. There is no explicit rule about love ban in AKB48 groups! Continue reading Akimoto: The Love Restriction is not an AKB rule
According to Google Image Search. Very scientifically proven. For whatever reason, someone decided to type in “cute” (“かわいい, kawaii) into Google Image Search and see what happens. Continue reading Cutest girl in all of 48 groups: Nagao Mariya!
For AKB48 fans, almost everybody knows who’s in the top 16, regardless of who your favorite is. However, to non-fans, how popular are the most highly ranked AKB members?
AKB48 starts yet another collaboration with sweets maker Glico, this time for their product line of Papico ice cream. The campaign also features a “Papiko” party game. Continue reading AKB48 stars in new CMs for Papico ice cream
A woman’s weapon are here tears! So they say in Japan. During a theater performance, for reasons yet unknown, Kashiwagi Yuki starts crying while singing Shonichi.