Nogizaka46 TV show "Nogizaka Under Construction" (乃木坂工事中 ) ep 41 has announced Nogizaka46 14th single's lineup, this single's center is Fukagawa Mai (深川麻衣). This is Fukagawa Mai's first and final single's CENTER position for Nogizaka46, Fukagawa Mai announced graduation from group at 7 January 2016.
Nogizaka46 14th Single's selection members:
3rd row (7 members)
17. Hori Miona (堀未央奈)
16. Inoue Sayuri (井上小百合)
15. Ito Marika (伊藤万理華)
14. Ikoma Rina (生駒里奈)
13. Matsumura Sayuri (松村沙友理)
12. Wakatsuki Yumi (若月佑美)
11. Sakurai Reika (桜井玲香)
2nd row (5 members)
10. Hoshino Minami (星野みなみ)
9. Akimoto Manatsu (秋元真夏)
8. Eto Misa (衛藤美彩)
7. Takayama Kazumi (高山一実)
6. Saito Asuka (齋藤飛鳥)
1st row (5 members)
5. Ikuta Erika (生田絵梨花)
4. Shiraishi Mai (白石麻衣)
3. Fukagawa Mai (深川麻衣)
2. Nishino Nanase (西野七瀬)
1. Hashimoto Nanami (橋本奈々未)
Nogizaka46's 14th Single will be released at 23 March 2016.
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AKB48 has new web CM for Breath Right, it features AKb48 members Muto Tomu (武藤十夢), Kizaki Yuria (木﨑ゆりあ) and Mukaichi Mion (向井地美音), MAiDiGi TV has uploaded the web CM on their official Youtube channel.
2016 NGT48 official B2 Calendar making-of video has been upload on NGT48 official Youtube channel at 27 January 2016.
2016 NGT48 B2 Calendar making-of video
NGT48 official Youtube channel has uploaded Niigata Rice KOSHIHIKARI x NGT48 Special movie episode 4.
Niigata Rice KOSHIHIKARI x NGT48 Special movie ep4
Niigata Rice KOSHIHIKARI x NGT48 Special movie ep3
Niigata Rice KOSHIHIKARI x NGT48 Special movie ep2
Niigata Rice KOSHIHIKARI x NGT48 Special movie ep1
AKB48 Team B member Iwasa Misaki (岩佐美咲) announced her graduation from AKB48 during her solo concert at 30 January 2016.
Nogizaka46 member Ikuta Erika (生田絵梨花)'s first solo photobook "Tencho" (転調) first week sold 38,335 copies, and ranks no. 1 on both ORICON general book and gravure weekly chart.
HKT48 official 2016 B2 Calendar making-of video has been upload on HKT48 official Youtube channel at 27 January 2016.
AKB48 10th Anniversary Song "Kimi wa Melody" (君はメロディー) has been revealed on AKB48 group Request Hour 2016, the CENTER of the song is HKT48 member Miyawaki Sakura.
Miyawaki Sakura will be solo CENTER of AKB48 10th Anniversary Song "Kimi wa Melody" which will be contained in upcoming 43rd single, the single will be released at 9 March 2016.
43rd single's selection members:
Maeda Atsuko, Oshima Yuko, Takahashi Minami, Itano Tomomi, Shinoda Mariko
AKB48 Team A members:
Iriyama Anna, Kojima Haruna, Shimazaki Haruka, Yokoyama Yui
AKB48 Team K members:
Minegishi Minami, Mukaichi Mion,
AKB48 Team B members:
Watanabe Mayu, Kashiwagi Yuki, Kizaki Yuria, Kato Rena
SKE48 Team S members:
Matsui Jurina, Miyazawa Sae,
NMB48 Team N members:
HKT48 Team H members:
HKT48 Team KIV members:
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Keyakizaka46 held their new year fans event "Spring! Omotenashi Meeting" in Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi from 16 to 17 January 2016.
HKT48 Team KIV member Ito Raira (伊藤来笑) announced her graduation from HKT48 in LIVE performance at 17 January 2016.
AKB48 member Iwasa Misaki (岩佐美咲)'s 5th solo single "Gomenne Tokyo" (ごめんね東京) sold 11,725 copies at first week sales. It ranked 6th place on ORICON single weekly ranking.
3 Nogizaka46 members Ito Marika (伊藤万理華), Ikoma Rina (生駒里奈 ) and Kawamura Mahiro (川村真洋) presented their coming-of-age ceremony (seijin shiki) on 8 January 2016 at Nogi Shrine in Tokyo.