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Takajo Aki leaves Watanabe Entertainment


Former AKB48 member Takajo Aki (24) postd on her blog that she has left Watanabe Entertainment agency.

Takajo explained that after graduating from AKB48, she wants to grow to see the world as an adult.

So, beginning on May 1st, she wanted to go on her on pace and devote her time, moving forward to her dream.

How to promote tourism? Hire a gravure model and idol singer


How to promote tourism?

Kitakyushu decided to feature gravure artist Irie Saaya and former AKB48 member Takajo Aki as host of their “Kitakyushu Micharii” program on YouTube.


Needless to say, many netizens are asking the question….are people watching the YouTube videos featuring Saaya for tourism?  Or for her.

Here are a few videos featuring Saaya and Aki:

French Kiss to disband on November 5th


With the graduation of Kuramochi Asuka from AKB48, it was expected that the AKB48 sub-unit French Kiss would come to an end.

It was announced that on November 5th, French Kiss which consists of members Kashiwagi Yuki, Takajo Aki and Kuramochi Asuka will disband on November 5th at Saitama Super Arena.

The group has been together for five years and have released a total of six singles.  And now, they will release their final album “French Kiss” on October 14th.




French Kiss to release a new song after two years!


AKB48 sub-unit French Kiss will make there music return after two years.  With Kashiwagi Yuki busy with AKB48/NMB48 and her solo career, Asuka Kuramochi busy with a solo career and her role as Team B Captain and Takajo Aki busy with JKT48, the group will release the single “Omoi Desenai Hana” on October 1st.


The group also have a new variety show on television as the three (or a member) travels around the world.

The three posed with a picture with birthday girl, Kashiwagi Yuki who turned 23 on July 15th.

Watanabe Entertainment’s Osawa Tsuyoshi releases statement of who was responsible for the hacking of JKT48/AKB48 Takajo Aki’s Twitter account


A statement in regards to finding out who hacked Takajo Aki’s Twitter account has been concluded.

It was revealed that staff/business partners knew Aki’s Twitter account and they will not be pursuing any filing towards law enforcement. An investigation was done and Osawa Tsuyoshi of Watanabe Entertainment said that to make sure this doesn’t happen again, and they will make sure this doesn’t happen by educating employees. Also, they will pursue appropriate action against employees ot business partners that were responsible.

They deeply apologize to Takajo Aki for the inappropriate Tweets which produced rumors and speculation that ran rampant on the Internet due to the content of the Tweet that came from her account and were not posted by her.


French Kiss returns with new TV Tokyo show




AKB48 sub-unit, French Kiss (which consists of Kashiwagi Yuki, Takajo Aki and Kuramochi Asuka) will have a new after-midnight TV show on TV Tokyo featuring the international journeys of the three members.  With the first episode slated for a July 1st airing, the trio will visit Singapore.

The new show will focus on the travel of each French Kiss member to various countries.

JKT48/AKB48 member Takajo Aki hacked on Twitter


Takajo Aki hacked on Twitter. Someone posted on Takajo’s twitter that she was having dinner with a baseball player. Takajo said she did not post the tweets. The tweets were deleted and investigation is pending.

Fans on the AKB48 forums are saying it’s the curse of being #26 in the General Election, which a few fans think the number is jinxed. So, far those who have been #26 – Hirajima Natsuki and Masuda Yuka have suffered scandals.