No Japanese music group has been more interesting these past two years than AKB48, but “interesting” doesn’t always mean “good.” Several of the 89-members-and-growing outfit’s most notable moments have been ugly (the Minami Minegishi head.
hundreds of "graduating" members in AKB48, creating a group of young women that will never out grow their audience. As of May 2011 there are 18 members on team A, 18 members on team K and 18 members on team B, 23 members on team Trainee with a total of 61.
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 ... Ayaka Umeda is a fellow AKB48 member. The day that Oji slept over, Sayaka says that he fell asleep.
Ma Chia-ling of AKB48’s Team B happened to be selected from that same audition, and was the first non-Japanese to become a member of the massive idol group. TPE48’s idols-in-training pose for a selfie with AKB48’s Yui Yokoyama. AKB48台湾.
91-strong girl group AKB48. The group - the world's largest - is one of the highest-earning musical acts in the world and recruits new members through Pop Idol-style auditions. All the girls must be well-behaved, and they perform in a theatre every day.
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.
In June last year, another AKB48 member, Rino Sashihara, 20, made a pained apology after a magazine article revealed her free-wheeling history with a boy. She was demoted to a regional sub-group as a punishment. While much is made of their supposed.
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.
It’s called "Sailor Zombie AKB48 Edition," and as the name suggests it features members of the pop squad dressed up in adorable sailor outfits. Also as the name implies, the cuties are reanimated corpses who desire to eat your brains. Luckily.
Paparazzi caught a young man sneaking out of a beautiful young Japanese pop-star's apartment ... I’m Minegishi Minami from Umeda team B of AKB48. I’m very sorry to have caused enormous worry to members, fans, staffs, my families and a lot of other.