AKB48, considered the world's largest pop group, is divided into several teams that appear daily throughout Japanese media — in theater, television, advertisements and magazines. The group's management demoted Minegishi to a trainee team for aspiring.
the elimination of the pop group's “Team 4″ leaving the initial line-up of Team A, K, and B. Minami Takahashi was appointed as the general manager of the AKB48 groups, with Mariko Shinoda, Yuko Oshima and Ayaka Umeda becoming the captains of teams.
Comprising over 100 members, who are divided into five teams (Teams A, K, B, 4 and 8), the group regularly travels the country for shows, do TV guestings or perform in its own AKB48 Theater in Akihabara, Tokyo. Team 8 is the first of the sub-groups to.
Only 10 per cent will end up with a debut record, alongside a team of bandmates ... With bands like AKB48, it's taking that mass production of the auto industry and translating that into culture,'' Wu says. There are differences between K- and J-pop.
Earlier this month, 56-year-old Sakura Wars co-creator Hiroji Oji was spotted staying over at 22-year-old AKB48 singer Sayaka Akimoto's residence ... AKB48 is divided in to three separate teams (A team, K team and B team). Being the team captain is.
Japan Post Network Co. is taking orders online and at post offices across the nation for stamp sheets featuring AKB48, the popular all-girl pop group, for distribution in February. The sets feature the group’s Team A, Team K and Team B versions on a made.
Once all the 17,000 fans took their seats, projection mapping of 7 golden eagles symbolizing the famous AKB48 Kami 7 filled the giant screens ... “Yakusoku yo” from the Team K stage “Seishun Girls” blessed the fans with another huge wave of emotion.
A represents freedom, B is the idol-like team with cute costumes and K is meant to represent strength and power. 'No dating' is a serious part of AKB48’s management rules – the idea being that if they don’t have boyfriends, they won’t shatter fans.
How does AKB48 differ from some of the Korean girl bands and other idol groups that are currently popular in Japan? The biggest difference with K-Pop is the fact that AKB48 ... The fans are also a part of the production team for AKB. That sense of.
In some unfortunate news for AKB48, Team K's Ayana Shinozaki has been diagnosed with Graves' Disease and will not be participating in the group's live events as a result. "The result of a doctor's examination while visiting the hospital showed that I.