On April 12, Ai Otsuka will release her eighth studio album, “LOVE HONEY.” The album includes the single “Watashi”, as well as one of its B-sides, “Sakura Harahara”, which served as the theme song for digital art exhibit “FLOWERS by NAKED 2017 .
The upcoming AKB48 general election was planned to get a change of scenery as the pop idol group moved the event to the sunny beaches of Okinawa this year, but weather developments have deemed the event unfit to be held. Over 10,000 fans were expected to.
AKB48 's 8th studio album Thumbnail was released on January 25th, 2017. Included on the tracklist is a special collaboration ... For Rino's debut solo single Soredemo Suki da yo she even covered Yeah! Meccha Holiday, one of the signature hits from Aya .
As an “orthodox idol”, Mayuyu was a way to keep AKB’s public image stable after Yuko’s graduation, and she’d already been given center for previous AKB senbatsu songs ... “Kokoro no Placard”, her sousenkyo single, sold just 1.005 million.
Queens of the Modern J-Pop Charts AKB48 have revealed that they will release their 8th original studio album, currently untitled, on January 25, 2017. The new album will contain the A-side songs from their singles between the release of their 42nd.
Announced at today's AKB48 Janken Tournament 2016 at Kobe World Memorial Hall, AKB48 will setup a new sister group in Summer 2017: STU48. As soon as the Janken Tournament was over, the curtains dropped on the crying AKB48 member Tanabe .
48G fans, it’s that time of the year again! We hope your wallets / bank accounts / credit cards / secret stashes are ready for the 40th Single ( title still TBA, will be released on the 20th of May 2015 – preorder from CDJapan here) since as we all.
Rise my fellow fangirls and fanboys, for the Free! fandom is not dead and we now have a reason for our existence. On sunday, the event for the High Speed! -Free! Starting Days- anime film announced the release of two compilation movies as well as an .
Tears of joy filled Fukuoka on Saturday as Rino Sashihara won pop group AKB48's 41st Single Election , but that didn't stop jeers from flooding online chat forums. Sashihara, who is a member of sister group HKT48, reclaimed the top spot at the senbatsu  .
A portion of the cost for organizing the AKB48 Senbatsu Election 2017 was paid for by Okinawa's government-allocated promotion budget to encourage tourism, Mainichi reports. The “Okinawa Promotion Subsidy” allows the prefecture to voluntarily choose .