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AKB48's DiVA to Disband

AKB48's DiVA to Disband

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Posted on 14 August, 2014 at 08:58 am by Arashiis1 · 7 comments
On their radio show, the members of AKB48 have announced that the sub-unit DiVA will be disbanding within the year.
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AKB48 Searches for Part-Time Worker

AKB48 Searches for Part-Time Worker

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Posted on 13 August, 2014 at 11:16 pm by holsetymoon · 4 comments
The popular idol group AKB48 is looking for a part-timer to assist with their various activities, including attending handshake events, performing at concerts, and appearing on TV and in commercials. The position was created as part of the collaboration between AKB48 and Baitoru, a recruitment site.
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A Brief History on Idol Culture in Japan and The Ascent of The Superfan

A Brief History on Idol Culture in Japan and The Ascent of The Superfan

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Posted on 8 August, 2014 at 06:46 pm by holsetymoon · 15 comments
Many fans probably know tons of information about their favorite idol groups already, but not many know about the modern history of the rise and fall of Japan's idol culture. There are three main periods: 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. Each of the period is starkly different in terms of music style, fashion, and fanbase.
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Kawaei Rina and Anna Iriyama, the two AKB48 members who were injured in the AKB48 attack, will not be participating in the upcoming handshake event on July 5th.
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AKB48 Resumes Handshake Events

AKB48 Resumes Handshake Events

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Posted on 1 July, 2014 at 08:05 pm by Aysohmay · 4 comments
AKB48 will be resuming its handshake events on July 5 in Tokyo after suspending them for the month of June.
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Nogizaka46's Handshake Event Turned Into "Talking Event" Due To AKB48 Attack
Nogizaka46's handshake event will be turned into a "talking event". The change is due to the AKB48 attack which caused a major shock in Japan and abroad.
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Minami Minegishi of AKB48 to Undergo Treatment for Kidney Cyst
It was announced on the official AKB48 blog that Minami Minegishi will temporarily suspend any activity with the idol group to treat her kidney cyst.
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In response to attacks against AKB48, the group has set up security measures that have been described as "airport-like" in its theater and for its upcoming senbatsu election event.
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Nakata Chisato Suspends Activities for Medical Treatment

Nakata Chisato Suspends Activities for Medical Treatment

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Posted on 1 June, 2014 at 04:16 am by Arashiis1 · 1 comment
AKB48 Team A member, Nakata Chisato has suspended all activities due to requiring medical treatment for pleurisy.
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AKB48's Senbatsu Election To Proceed Without Delays

AKB48's Senbatsu Election To Proceed Without Delays

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Posted on 28 May, 2014 at 03:41 pm by Aysohmay · 4 comments
AKB48's annual senbatsu election will proceed as scheduled, though heightened security measures will be in place.
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AKB48 & Sister Groups Beef Up Security Following Attack

AKB48 & Sister Groups Beef Up Security Following Attack

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Posted on 26 May, 2014 at 09:27 pm by Aysohmay · 11 comments
After being attacked by a saw-wielding man, AKB48 and its sister groups are stepping up security to prevent another tragedy from happening.
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AKB48's Attacker Confesses To Attempted Murder

AKB48's Attacker Confesses To Attempted Murder

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 10:22 pm by Aysohmay · 15 comments
The man who attacked AKB48 members with a hand saw, Umeta Satoru, has admitted to attempted murder after being arrested by police for his crimes.
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Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 03:22 pm by Aysohmay · 16 comments
Police officials have confirmed that Anna Iriyama has suffered head injuries after being attacked at an AKB48 handshake event.
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AKB48 Members Slashed at Handshake Event

AKB48 Members Slashed at Handshake Event

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Posted on 25 May, 2014 at 12:42 pm by thedaydreamparade · 29 comments
Two members of AKB48 and a staff was wounded in an attack at a handshake event in Iwate today.
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AKB48's 6th Senbatsu Election To Be Aired Live On Fuji TV

AKB48's 6th Senbatsu Election To Be Aired Live On Fuji TV

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Posted on 24 May, 2014 at 01:43 pm by NaNaShinobi · 4 comments
This will be the third time Fuji TV broadcasts AKB48's Senbatsu Election, in which will be chosen the members who will participate to the band's next single.
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AKB48 Live at National Olympic Stadium Coming to DVD this June

AKB48 Live at National Olympic Stadium Coming to DVD this June

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Posted on 20 May, 2014 at 10:57 am by kenryoku · 4 comments
"AKB48 One-man Concert in National Olympic Stadium ~ Throw Away Here All the Memories" will have a DVD release on June 13. Digest video now available AKB48 Official YouTube channel.
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AKB48's Ayaka Kikuchi Announces Graduation From Group

AKB48's Ayaka Kikuchi Announces Graduation From Group

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Posted on 14 April, 2014 at 11:53 am by Aysohmay · 4 comments
AKB48 member Ayaka Kikuchi will be graduating from the group on April 21 to focus on a career in the fashion industry.
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AKB48 Reveals Jacket Covers & Track List For Their New Single

AKB48 Reveals Jacket Covers & Track List For Their New Single

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Posted on 6 February, 2014 at 08:02 am by amiueno · 4 comments
Before AKB48 releases their 35th single "Maeshika Mukanee" on February 26th, its fun and creative jacket covers are unveiled.
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Visual Kei Bands Perform AKB48's "koisuru Fortune Cookie"

Visual Kei Bands Perform AKB48's "koisuru Fortune Cookie"

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Posted on 5 February, 2014 at 09:26 pm by Keia · 23 comments
Several Visual Kei bands decided to perform the choreography of AKB48's song "koisuru Fortune Cookie". Have fun watching the video!
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AKB48 sub-unit Not Yet has provided the CM song for Gaitame Online.
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About AKB48

Band nameAKB48
Band typegirlband (82 members)
Debut8 December, 2005 (active)
LabelAKS, DefStar Records, King Records/You! Be Cool
Official websitehttp://www.akb48.co.jp/
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