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 social phenomenon in 2010 with the single "Heavy ... the group. Rino Sashihara became.
Undeterred by heavy security and pouring rain, AKB48 fans elected Mayu Watanabe as their favourite ... garnered 159,854 votes to win the top position for the first time. Rino Sashihara, who ranked first last year, finished second. Rina Kawaei, 19, who.
18 Apr – AKB48 has donated ... Kojima Haruna, Sashihara Rino, Shinoda Mariko, Takajo Aki, Maeda Atsuko, Minegishi Minami, Miyazawa Sae and Yokohama Yui. They also performed nine songs, including "Give Me Five" and "Heavy Rotation", for their first.
You have reached the limit of 6 free articles every 30 days. To continue, sign up for a digital subscription at a special introductory rate of only 99¢ for the first month. Subscribe here. If you're already a subscriber, click on Log in below. Seven-day.
But the Japanese media is used to the AKB48 frenzy and did not highlight the massive number of votes. Instead, the attention was on who the new No. 1 girl would be. This year Rino Sashihara — known for her hetare (ヘタレ, good for nothing, lazy.
which both signs local artists and runs the China operations for international stars including Japanese girls group sensation AKB48. For Tencent, the agreement would allow the company to expand more firmly into music. Its core businesses are online games.
AKB48 knows we are all addicted to the internet and its tagging systems now. It hasn’t been that long since Koda Kumi last released a new album — this Spring actually — yet it feels much longer. But in some good news for fans, she’s back with a.
TOKYO, Japan – Two members of Japanese girl group AKB48 were hospitalised after being attacked by a man wielding a saw at one of the band's regular meet-the-fans events, police said Monday. Rina Kawaei, 19, and Anna Iriyama, 18, both broke bones in their.
Unstoppable girl idol sensations AKB48 have a new mission: waging war on bad nutrition in their new guise as the Balance Squad Veggie Rangers! A new campaign for the Kagome company’s vegetable juice brand "Yasai Ichinichi Kore Ippon" (roughly.
HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 – Sentai Filmworks is proud to announce its latest acquisition, Hello!! KINMOZA as part of their Spring 2015 anime season acquisitions. From original creator Yui Hara , this slice of life comedy series reunites the Alice, Shinobu.