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Did NMB48’s Kinoshita Haruna break the no date rule?


Did NMB48’s Kinoshita Haruna break the no date rule?

Shukan Bunshun featured a report on their live program that Kinoshita Haruna (17) and a company president spent the night at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Kinoshita has not commented on the Bunshun report as of this time.

Watanabe Miyuki to graduate from NMB48


Watanabe Miyuki (Milky) has been a popular member for NMB48.

But with her announcement that she was not going to take part in the General Election for 2016, there was speculation that she would be graduating from the group.

Milky confirmed it at an NMB48 performance and even more surprising is that Yamamoto Sayaka is resigning from her concurrency position with AKB48.

Here is video of the graduation:

Watanabe Miyuki will not take part in the AKB48 General Election


In a surprise announcement on Twitter, NMB48’s Watanabe Miyuki (a.k.a. Milky) has announced that she will not take part in the upcoming general election.

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Kurokawa Hazuki to take hiatus from NMB48


Kurokawa Hazuki of NMB48 (Team BII) has announced that she will be taking a hiatus from the group.

The NMB48 member posted on her blog that she will be putting her studies as priority.

Umeda Ayaka announces her graduation


NMB48 (and former AKB48 Team B Captain) Umeda Ayaka (27) has announced her graduation on the 23rd at “AKB48 Request Hour Best 100 2016).

She was #22 in the third AKB48 Senbatsu (2011) and was also a center for the Under Girls.

Umeda was part of the second generation of AKB48 who joined back in February 2006 and debuted alongside Akimoto Sayaka.

She was also a member of the sub-unit DiVA.

May 19, 2015 – AKB48 General Election Voting Day Begins!


In Japan, many AKB48G (AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48) fans are purchasing the latest CD single “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai” for a voting ticket for the upcoming AKB48 General Election of who will be in the top 16 but most importantly, who will become the next center for the 41st CD single.

Many fans are known to go super crazy with purchases and some buying hundreds to thousands of singles.  Here are photos that are circulating throughout the Internet and social media today:





NMB48 CD single covers revealed for “Dont Look Back!”

NMB48’s CD single covers for “Don’t Look Back” have been unveiled.  As well, as a short version of their music video which features graduating member, Yamada Nana as center.







And the #1 song for AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 1035 2015 is….


Today marked the final day of AKB48 Request  Hour Set List Best 1035 2015!

Featuring 1035 songs from AKB48G, theater songs, subunits, solo singles and albums and now the final 25 songs were announced..

#25 Choose Me! (AKB48 “Sakura no Shiori” c/w song)

#24 Waruki (NMB48 – “Nagaichi” c/w song)

#23 Nusumareta Kuchibiru (AKB48 – “Ponytail to Shushu” c/w song)

#22 Dakishimetaikedo (Yamamoto Sayaka – NMB48 second album

#21 Naki nagara hohoen de (K3rd – Oshima Yuko)

#20 Kono namida wo kimi ni sasagu (No Name 2nd single)

#19 Natsu no Mae (HKT48 – Hikaeme I Love You! c/w)

#18 Temodemo no Namida (Team B3rd – Kashiwagi Yuki)

#17 Escape (Suzukake c/w single – SKE48)

#16 Watashi wa Watashi (no3b album – Takahashi Minami)

#15 Kareha no Station (Team S-3rd – Matsui Rena)

#14 Eien no Pressure (AKB48)

#13 Watashi wa Blue Berry Pie (HKT48 – Hikaeme I Love You! c/w)

#12 Hikaeme I Love You! (HKT48)

#11 47 no suteki na machi e (“Kokoro no Placard” c/w – Team 8)

#10 Seijun no Philosphy (“Heart Ereki” c/w – Team 4)

#9 Koko de Ippatsu (“Sansei Kawaii” c/w – Suda Akari & Matsumura Kaori)

#8 Ice no Kuchizuke (“Flying Get” c/w)

#7 Kiseki wa ma ni awanai (SKE48 – K6th)

#6 Kokoro no Paracard (AKB48 37th single)

#5 Kibouteki Refrain (AKB48 38th single)

#4 Koisuru Fortune Cookie (AKB48 32nd single)

#3 Jane Doe (Takahashi Minami)

#2 Kiss no Ryusei (NMB48 – Rashikunai c/w)

#1 Suzukake no Ki no Michi de ‘Kimi no Hohoemi o Yume ni Miru’ to Itte Shimattara Bokutachi no Kankei wa D? Kawatte Shimau no ka, Bokunari ni Nan-nichi ka Kangaeta Ue de no Yaya Kihazukashii Ketsuron no Y? na Mono  (AKB48 34th single)