HKT48 (read "H.K.T. Forty-eight") is an all-female Japanese theater/idol group produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The group performs at HKT48 Theater at Hawks Town in Fukuoka. HKT48 has had a total of 51 original members over 3 generations (not including Draft, Kennin and transferred members) and a total of 57 members. As of March 2016, HKT48 has 44 members.