Check out One Direction singing an acoustic chorus of their new hit single “Story of My Life” with AKB48! For those of you that don’t know who they are, AKB48 is an all-girl Japanese music group that currently has over 80 members.
It has created eight anime videos with the help of Studio Colorido, according to The Drum. The voice acting in the ads comes from the massive Japanese pop group AKB48 (there are more than 140 members). See a scene-by-scene GIF guide to the first ad below.
The photograph, showing AKB48 singer Tomomi Kasai, 21, naked with a blond child cupping her breasts from behind, was to be published in Shukan Young Magazine. Publisher Kodansha was planning to run the photograph, which came from a forthcoming book of.
Fans can also vote on which members get to appear in the music videos ... K and yes, B. 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.
The J-Pop mega-idol group AKB48 is continuing its dominance of the Japanese music industry. The act grabbed the top four spots in JASRAC's (Japan Society of Songwriters, Authors and Composers) Awards for the tracks that earned the most copyright royalties.
B! 48!” Fans know exactly when and what to do — like an experienced Kabuki audience that knows when to yell an actor’s name exactly at the right moment during a play. Now Akimoto is taking the enterprise abroad, creating what are essentially AKB48.
Minegishi Minami of the Japanese super-group AKB48 let her boyfriend sleep over ... that Minegishi decided to shave her head in shame!! Press PLAY on the pretty disturbing video (above) to see her heartbreaking apology and read the translation (below.
After being caught leaving the home of Generations boy-band member Alan Shirahama by weekly gossip rag Shukan Bunshun, AKB48 Team B member Minami Minegishi was instantly demoted to the idol group’s “trainee” team. More shockingly, a video was then po.
the photos of the girls - and an entire boutique devoted to all things AKB48. A movie-style screen set up at one end of the cafe endlessly runs concert footage and music videos. There is no such thing as 'too cute' in Japan and no age limit to indulgence.
AKB48 has around 48 members (sometimes it is slightly lower or higher depending on how many members have left or "graduated") split into three teams: A Team, K Team and B Team. The group hit number one on the pop charts last fall with its single "River.