Rounding out the 28 member senbatsu is Anna Iriyama (AKB48 Team A), Nana Okada (AKB48 Team 4/STU48), Yuka Ogino (NGT48 Team NIII), Yui Oguri (AKB48 Team 8), Yuki Kashiwagi (AKB48 Team B/NGT48 Team NIII), Rena Kato (AKB48 Team B), Rie Kitahara (NGT48 Team.
AKB48 members Minami Takahashi, 20 ... There will be three sets of stamps, representing Team A, Team B and Team K. The 50-yen stamp sheets come with a premium holder, letter set, postcard and passbook case. A package costs 5,700 yen.
Member Misaki Isawa once explained that the band contains three teams – A, 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.
TOKYO — AKB48 is not exactly a band ... The group initially had three 16-member groups — Team A, Team K and Team B — hence the number 48 in its name. It has since expanded to at least nine sister groups and teams of “interns” around the country.
Technically one of the world’s largest bands, Japan’s AKB48 has created a new model ... Throughout the year, older group members retire and new ones enter the fray, joining either the “A,” “K,” “B” or “4” group of 16.
This year marks the second AKB48 Group Draft ... Team K, Team B, Team 4, Team 8, etc.). One such hopeful is 11-year-old Maria Imamura who is progressing towards the finals. If she succeeds, she would be the youngest member of the team ever.
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.
Before AKB48 there was Onyanko Club, one of the first incarnations of the mega idol groups we see dominating the pop charts today. With 52 official members and three unofficial ... s chart dominators is rock-pop duo B’z. Following the idol group.
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.
This just in. With its latest single “Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby,” J-pop group AKB48 has become the artist with the most number of single album sales in Japan. With its new record, the group surpassed the record of the group B’z that has sold around 35.