After Killer Karaoke blew our minds with its singing handjob challenge, it’s about time another Japanese game show captured our hearts. That program is AKBingo!, a variety show which has been on the air for about seven years, starring girl group AKB48.
In October 2009, "RIVER" became the group's first No. 1 single on the Oricon chart. AKB48 also won its own berth on the "Red & White Year-end Song Festival" — confirmation of its rise to stardom in name and reality. The group's popularity grew into a.
Which is why, after I grabbed my imported Mint x White 3DS XL, I decided to get AKB48+Me. I wasn’t really sure why I did it. I suspect a big part was due to it being $11 from Play-Asia at the time. You can’t argue with such a ridiculously cheap price.
Billboard's ... Yuki Kashiwagi, AKB48: "Tsubasa Wa Iranai" had a folk song like melody and was different from anything we had put out, which was a challenge for us. I'm glad it was heard by lots of people and achieving the No. 1 ranking will surely help.
While Japan prepares to compile a ¥5 trillion economic stimulus package to offset the negative impact of next spring’s consumption tax increase, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warned Tokyo it should avoid any additional.
Hongki made sure to get his nails prepped with his personally-created ... the ceremony include figure skater Miki Ando and AKB48's Tomomi Itano. You may remember that his book on nail art, 'Hongki's Nail Book', did very well in Japan.
Megapopular all-girl idol group AKB48 ramp up World Cup soccer fever in adidas Japan's new TV commercial campaign that starts airing on Friday. The new commercial features Yuko Oshima, Nana Okada, Mako Kojima and Miki Nishino, who have been appointed.
JC Chasez's mega girl group, Girl Radical, released its first music video, a cover of No Doubt's 1995 hit "Just a Girl," late ... though he and Harry may end up increasing the count to as many as 21. AKB48 currently has anywhere between 48 and 60 members.
In this sense, fans are just as complicit in Minegishi’s humiliation as producer Yasushi Akimoto and AKB48’s management. Some fans, in particular those from overseas, are crying foul. “No!” they say, “You have gone too far, Mr. Akimoto.
The female idol group AKB48 will spawn NGT48, a new sister group based in Niigata Prefecture. A video at the evening session of the "AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035 2015" event made the annoucement at Tokyo Dome City Hall on Sunday. Auditions for the.