For longtime AKB48 fans, the bond between Takahashi Minami and Maeda Atsuko has always been strong. And at the end of Takamina’s speech, she received a surprise visit from former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko.
Currently in theaters is the romantic love story “Initiation Love” starring Matsuda Shota, Maeda Atsuko and Kimura Fumino.
Based on the novel of the same title by Inui Kurumi, the setting for “Initiation Love” is in the 1980’s in which Takkun (portrayed by Matsuda) is a university student living in Shizuoka, who begins dating Mayu (portrayed by Maeda Atsuko), who works as a dental hygienist.
Takkun finds a job in Tokyo but still tries to maintain his long distance relationship with Mayu but life for Takkun isn’t easy when he meets Ishimaru Miyako (portrayed by Kimura Fumino).
The movie version features a special ending written by Inui, so if you enjoyed the novel, make sure you to check out the movie!
An emotional return for Acchan who performed at Zepp Tokyo on Thursday night for her first live for “SEVENTH CHORD”. She was very emotional as she reunited with 2,700 of her fans who came to watch her perform. Acchan started to cry during her performance of “Migikata”.