All Digital Idol's character design revealed


SONY Music Japan x Aniplex's Digital Idol Project, produced by Akimoto Yasushi, has revealed 4 more of character designs in the official web site on 29 October 2016. 

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Digital Idol's character design revealed


SONY Music Japan x Aniplex's Digital Idol Project, produced by Akimoto Yasushi, has revealed 4 of character designs in the official web site.

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Akimoto Yasushi to be 2D+3D Idol Producer


AKB48 group and 46 series Producer Akimoto Yasushi will become Producer of 2 dimensional (Anime) + 3 dimensional (Voice caster) Idol Group (TBA). It is an Anime x Music  Project by SONY Music Japan and Aniplex.

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AKB48 to sing Theme Song for NHK NCON 2017


NHK announces AKB48 will sing the theme song for their 84th NHK National School Music Concours (short for NCON) Junior High School Devision.

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HKT48 X Mix Channel Hold An Audtion For Moriyasu Madoka 1st Piano Album


It was announced in HKT48 member Moriyasu Madoka's Google+, HKT48 and Mix Channel will have a collaborative project: DIVA Audition for Moriyasu Madoka's Piano Album production.

The audition is seeking a vocalist for the song "Sukitte kotowa..." in her first solo piano album, the application period will be from 17 to 24 October 2016. The Prize is CD debut which produced by Akimoto Yasushi, and the song will be included in the solo album. HKT48 member Sashihara Rino will be a special judge of the audition.

Moriyasu Madoka's Google+
mix channel

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Akimoto Yasushi received Death Threat: Police arrest Suspect


Japanese Police arrested a suspect, who sent a death threat to AKB48 group general producer Akimoto Yasushi, on 28 September 2016.

The suspect has been arrested following his death threats towards AKB48 group and 46 series general producer. According to police's investigation, The suspect tweeted on 8 June 2016 (11:40PM) at Akimoto Yasushi with death threat. The suspect is a 39-year-old school teacher Yoneda Masakuni, has admitted to the charges against him.

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Akimoto Yasushi Next Project: Troupe

48 group and 46 series producer Akimoto Yasushi will produce a troupe for Avex group, and it starts recruiting, the audition period 28 September 2016 to 31 October 2016.

Avex group audition page

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Sashihara Rino and Akimoto Yasushi being YoAni Producers


Yoyogi Animation School official site release a statement confirming AKB48 gruop producer Akimoto Yasushi, HKT48 manager Sashihara Rino will be producers of the school.

Original sources: Yoyogi Anmation School

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Akimoto Yasushi talked about AKB49 "The stuff touches the soul, Impressed, With all strength"


AKB48 producer Akimoto Yasushi has a column "One minute Talk of Akimoto Yasushi" in newspaper "Yomiuri Shinbun". In 28 September 2014, he shared his feeling after watching AKB48 musical "AKB49 - Renai Kinshi Jourei".

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