The group has also released 10 singles, with the latest, "Kibouteki Refrain -Refrain yang Penuh Harapan-," shipping on May 27. Haruka Nakagawa and Rina Chikano from AKB48 also perform as part of JKT48. The Pink Babies 14-member idol group formed last year.
AKB48's 38th single "Kibouteki Refrain" topped the Japanese Oricon charts in its first week with sales reaching 1,130,000 copies. This means the total sales for AKB48's singles have reached 31,111,000 copies since their debut back in February 2006.
following up with another upbeat AKB48 single, “Kibouteki Refrain”. As the crowd gradually got more and more excited with “First Rabbit”, the group then paused to introduce themselves one by one, proudly announcing their individual prefectures.
Idol group AKB48 elicits extreme reactions from people ... The main “Rhodes” disc, from opener “Kibouteki Refrain” to closer “Ai no Sonzai,” features uptempo pop guided by guitars and MIDI horns with a few tiresome ballads mixed in (the.