Although the café is only set to officially open its doors next month, the soft launch on Saturday saw three of AKB48's members, Maria Abe, Haruka Shimazaki and Miyu Takeuchi, where they met with fans and gave out souvenirs. It is said that patrons can.
Earlier this year, the armed forces roped in pop idol Haruka Shimazaki of the all-girl group AKB48 as a soft-sell recruitment draw. A bumper crop of military-themed broadcast content includes "Girls und Panzer", a popular anime TV show about schoolgirls.
Please accept my congratulations somehow from your hearts." Sashihara refers to a scandal involving an alleged boyfriend in 2008-09 that broke in 2012 and resulted in her transfer from AKB48 to HKT48. She had previously clinched the vote in 2013 and 2015.
High-handed policies to lift ban on collective self-defense and other rightists moves are undermining support for the ruling coalition Japan's quasi-army has hired Haruka Shimazaki, a member of the well-known AKB48 all-girl pop group, to help with recruitment.
Working for the Self-Defence Forces presents boundless dreams - like the earth, ocean and the sea," says Haruka Shimazaki of the all-girl group AKB48 in a new 30-second commercial distributed by the Defence Ministry. "There's work that you can only do.
1 and 2. AKB48 singer Haruka Shimazaki, 17, said: "A ban on relationships is normal anyway for AKB48, so it shouldn't be a problem." The drama is the brainchild of AKB48 creator Yasushi Akimoto.
When looking back on the year in music, the big question music fans should be asking themselves is, “Who was music being made for in 2014 ... recruitment drive was launched featuring AKB48 member Haruka Shimazaki exhorting people that the military.