A 48/46 translation blog that gets updated when I feel like it


AKB Group Draft as reported by Nikkan Sports

Original: The Kyocera Dome performances of AKB48 Group ended on the 8th, with the announcement of an audition event called “Draft Conference” at Grand Prince New Takanawa on November 10th. According to the management, an open call for sign-ups will start in September.  The pool of candidates will go through multiple evaluation rounds, and the […]

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Thoughts on 32nd Senbatsu Election

What a night!  While a changing of the guards did not exactly happen, there were a lot of remarkable things. First and foremost observation was that out of 64 places, AKB48 members only took 30.  The other 34 went to 1 ex-member (Hirajima Natsumi at 62nd place) and 33 members of sister groups.  I couldn’t […]

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Senbatsu Election Campaign Posters – NMB48 Team BII

Akazawa Hono (middle segment top left) Ishizuka Akari Ijiri Anna Ueda Mirei Umehara Mako (middle segment, second row, left most) Ota Yuuri Kato Yuuka Kamieda Emika (middle segment, second row, right most) Kusaka Konomi (middle segment 3rd row leftmost) Kushiro Rina (middle segment 3rd row 2nd from left) Kurokawa Hazuki (middle segment 3rd row 2nd from right) Kono Saki (middle segment 3rd […]


Senbatsu Election Campaign Posters – NMB48 Team M

Azuma Yuki (top left) Okita Ayaka (top row 2nd from left) Kawakami Rena Kinoshita Momoka Shimada Rena (second row leftmost) Takano Yui Tanigawa Airi Mita Mao (second row, 4th from left, same as her 0048 character poster) Murakami Ayaka (3rd row, leftmost) Murase Sae Yagura Fuuko Yamagishi Natsumi (3rd row, 4th from left) Yogi Keira