Kato Rena to be Cover Girl of Manga Action


AKB48 Team B member Kato Rena (加藤玲奈) will be cover girl of Manga magazine "Manga Action" (2016/1/19 issue), this issue will come with her real-size poster, the magazine will be released at 5 January 2016.

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Magazine  Kato_Rena 

2015 Janken Single first week sold 12,378 copies


2015 Janken Queen Fujita Nana (藤田奈那) first solo single "Migiashi Evidence" sold 12,378 copies at first week sales. It ranked no. 10 at ORICON single weekly chart. Original sources: http://www.oricon.co.jp/rank/js/w/2016-01-04/

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Fujita_Nana  CD 

AKB48 42nd Single Sales hits 1 million copies


AKB48 42nd single "Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby" (唇に Be My Baby) sold approximately 71,000 copies at its 3rd week, total sales of this single has reached approximately 1,002,000 copies.

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CD  Takahashi_Minami 

Saito Asuka being Cover Girl of Young Gangan

Nogizaka46 member Saito Asuka (齋藤飛鳥) being cover girl of manga magazien "Young Gangan" (2016.1.1 01 issue), the magazine has been released at 18 December 2015.

This issue will come with YG Idol Calendar 2016

Young Gangan (2016.1.1 01 issue) cover

Order Young Gangan at CDJapan:

Young Gangan / SQUARE ENIX

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Magazine  Saito_Asuka 

AKB Horror Night ep 23 and ep 24 Trailer


AKB48 Horror TV series "AKB Horror Night Adrenaline no Yoru" (AKBホラーナイト アドレナリンの夜) has released its episode 23 and 24 trailer on TV Asahi official Youtube channel.

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Shimazaki_Haruka  Kato_Rena  TV 

Umemoto Izumi announces Graduation from HKT48


HKT48 member Umemoto Izumi announced her graduation from HKT48 in LIVE performance on 16 December 2015. Umemoto Izumi said she wants to concentrate on her music, therefore she has decided to graduate.

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Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby first day sold 813,044 copies


AKB48 42th single song "Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby" (唇に Be My Baby) first day sold 813,044 copies, and rank no. 1 at Oricon daily chart at 8 December 2015.

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CD  Takahashi_Minami 

Succession of the General Director of AKB48 Group


In AKB48 10th Anniversary Special LIVE, AKB48 member Takahashi Minami (高橋みなみ) officially handed over her general director position to Yokoyama Yui (横山由依) of next generation.

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Takahashi_Minami  Yokoyama_Yui