Following are questions and answers about AKB48: The 48 females range in age from 14 to 24. All are selected via auditions. A popularity poll among fans in June voted Yuko Oshima, 21, most popular, unseating Atsuko Maeda, 19, who was No. 1 in last year’s.
27 Mar – Maeda Atsuko made an ... would be graduating from AKB48. According to Tokyo Hive, she made the shocking announcement on the last day of their three-day concert at the Saitama Super Arena on 25 March. "I took the audition to enter AKB48 when.
For those not up on their Japanese pop, Atsuko Maeda's surprise announcement that she was leaving mega-pop idol group AKB48 in March got as much ... from its smartphones once in awhile at the American political matsuri.
It seems like there is no stopping the phenomenon that is Japanese female idol group AKB48. The group’s popularity continues ... For example, we sampled the “Atsuko Maeda’s Thick and Fluffy Curry Rice Omlette” and the “Yuki Kashiwagi’s Pasta.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AKB48 idol appears in "what-if ... commercial starring AKB48 idol group member Atsuko Maeda and film star Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional, Mission: Impossible, The Da Vinci Code) has been posted online. Like the three previous ads from Toyota Motor.