33-year-old voice actress Mikako Takahashi is a finalist in popular AKB48 idol group's adult AKB48 audition. The idol group is looking ... Sayaka Ichii and AKB48 impersonator (specifically, Atsuko Maeda) and stand-up comedian Kintalo also applied for.
TOKYO — Shota Matsuda and Atsuko Maeda, the former leader of the megahit AKB48 girl pop group, will star in “Initiation Love,” a romantic drama and mystery. It is based on Kurumi Inui’s 2005 bestseller of the same title that has sold 1.12 million.
Returning to Japan, he directed commercial thrillers with supernatural elements, as well as “The Complex” (“Kuroyuri Danchi,” 2013), a film in his signature J-horror style starring former AKB48 girl group leader Atsuko Maeda. It screened widely.
And those are for the most successful acts; one former AKB48 member, Ohori Megumi, revealed that when she was in the group, her monthly salary was only 45,000 yen (around $520 AUD). Nine Muses reveal they earn just enough to buy food Idol life is tough.
Though, there are online reports that he actually works for a deputy service and these are CDs he's purchased for others with other people's money. But with each copy, fans get a ballot, which has a serial number, to vote for his or her favorite AKB48.
The award marks the end of another successful year for the AKB48 commercial juggernaut, after all five of the singles it released this year sold over a million copies. "Flying Get," released on Aug 24, was named after the Japanese online slang for getting.
Patrons who purchase more than 5 tickets for at least 5 different films receive $2 off of each ticket (this special offer is available only at the Japan Society Box Office or by telephone, not with online purchases ... star member Atsuko Maeda (a departure.
Namco Bandai released a couple of AKB dating games for PSP, now you can finally play one on a console. AKB 1/149 Love Election which was released for PSP and PlayStation Vita last year is coming to PlayStation 3 on September 12. The PlayStation 3 release.
The encore of AKB48's March 25 concert, "Gyoumurenraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena," was the source of an announcement that no doubt has every fan talking today. Atsuko ... a teary-eyed Maeda had to say: "I took the audition to.