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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
is a fictional Japanese idol.
is a Japanese pop singer, actress, model, and radio personality.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's third single, and the first major single released through DefSTAR Records, on 25 October 2006.
AKB0048, stylized AKB∞48, is a 2012 Japanese science fiction musical comedy anime television series based on the popular AKB48 idol group.
is a 2012 dating sim video game for PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.
AKB48 (pronounced A.K.B. Forty-Eight) are a Japanese idol girl group named after the Akihabara (Akiba for short) area in Tokyo, where the group's theater is located.
, or AKB48 sister groups, shortened to 48 Group or ALL48, refers to the sister groups of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
AKB48 Show! is a TV variety show produced by NHK in Japan, and airs weekly on BS Premium and NHK World Premium since October 5, 2013.
is a manga series based on the Japanese female idol group AKB48.
AKBINGO! is a Japanese television variety show featuring Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is a Japanese idol singer who is a former member of the girl groups AKB48 and JKT48.
is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo, Japan.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an American anime convention held in Los Angeles, California and organized by the non-profit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA).
C3AFA also known as Anime Festival Asia (AFA) is a series of anime conventions held in the Southeast Asian region, with a core annual convention held in Singapore.
Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia and Japan.
Anna Coren (born 28 October 1975) is an Australian journalist and former news anchor who is an international correspondent with CNN based in Hong Kong.
is a Japanese singer and a member of the Japanese idol group AKB48.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Asia Song Festival, A-Song-Fe or ASF, is an annual Asian pop music festival held in South Korea, since 2004.
is a Japanese singer and actress known for her work in the Japanese idol group AKB48.
Attempted murder is a crime of attempt in various jurisdictions.
Avex Inc. is an entertainment conglomerate led by founder Max Matsuura and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
is a record label owned by Japanese entertainment conglomerate Avex Group.
is a Japanese singer, actress, former model and a former member of idol group AKB48.
is a former Japanese idol and singer from the girl group NMB48, in which she is the co-captain of Team BII.
is a Japanese recording artist, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur.
is the 10th major single by the Japanese idol group AKB48, the 12th overall and the first on King Records, released on October 22, 2008. It was the first single for Jurina Matsui from SKE48 and also the first AKB48's single to feature a member of the sister group. It reached number 3 in the Oricon weekly singles chart.
is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer and vocalist and lyricist,佐伯明『B'z ウルトラクロニクル』ソニー・マガジンズ、2003年。新型光「 」 R25、2005年12月15日。（参照：2007年5月1日。） known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. (BNEI) is a Japanese video game development company and publisher.
"Beginner" is Japanese idol girl group AKB48's 18th single, released on October 27, 2010.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Billboard JAPAN is a sister organization of the U.S.-based music magazine Billboard.
Bingo! is Japanese idol group AKB48's sixth single, and the fourth major single released through DefSTAR Records, on July 18, 2007.
is the 40th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
Bokutachi wa, Ano Hi no Yoake wo Shitteiru (僕たちは、あの日の夜明けを知っている) is the ninth studio album by Japanese idol group AKB48.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
is Japanese idol girl group AKB48's 19th single, released on December 8, 2010.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Cute, stylized as, was a Japanese idol girl group part of Hello! Project collective produced by Tsunku, who also writes almost all the group's songs.
The Dahsyatnya Awards are annual awards presented by the daily Indonesian TV show Dahsyat that airs on RCTI.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Dating sims, or, are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
is a 2006 live-action Japanese supernatural thriller film based on the Death Note manga (and later anime) series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
was a Japanese record label, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan.
Diva (stylized as "DiVA" and "DIVA") was a sub-unit of Japanese idol girl group AKB48 that was active from 2011 to 2014.
is a discount chain store that has over 160 locations throughout Japan, three stores in Hawaii and one in Singapore (branded as Don Don Donki).
is the 29th major single by the Japanese female idol group AKB48, released in Japan on December 5, 2012.
means "compensated dating" and is the Japanese language term for the practice of older men giving money and/or luxury gifts to attractive young women for their companionship or possibly for sexual favors.
, is a former member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is the 21st single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48, released on May 25, 2011.
is a Japanese food company headquartered in Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka.
is the 22nd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48, released on August 24, 2011.
was a sub-unit of all-female Japanese pop group AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is a Japanese television station based in Odaiba, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, also known as or CX, based on the station's call sign "JOCX-DTV".
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
The is a baseball field, located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
Fusion cuisine is cuisine that combines elements of different culinary traditions.
Gamera (ガメラ) is a kaiju originating from a series of Japanese tokusatsu films of the same name.
is the 27th major single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together.
"Give Me Five!" is the 25th single by the Japanese girl idol group AKB48.
is a 2001 Japanese science fiction tokusatsu kaiju film featuring Godzilla, produced and distributed by Toho.
Gold Typhoon Group is a Chinese entertainment company.
"Green Flash" is the 39th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48, released in Japan on March 4, 2015.
Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
is the 41st single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is a Japanese singer and actress, former member of the Japanese idol group AKB48.
is a Japanese actress, singer, and was a member of idol group AKB48 under Team A. She graduated from the group on April 19th, 2017.
is the 33rd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's 17th single, released on August 18, 2010.
is the umbrella name for a collective of female recording artists under the Japanese idol entertainment company Up-Front Promotion (a subsidiary of Up-Front Group.
Herbivore men or is a term used in Japan to describe men who have no interest in getting married or finding a girlfriend.
is the 46th single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
HKT48 (read "H.K.T. Forty-eight") are a Japanese idol girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is a former Japanese Ambassador to the United States.
is the 13th major single by the Japanese idol group AKB48, released on August 26, 2009.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshu island.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
are an annual set of music awards, sponsored by the.
Japan Expo is a convention on Japanese popular culture—the largest of its kind in the world outside Japan—taking place in Paris, France, although it has branched out into a partnership festival Kultima and expanded to include some European and US pop culture as well.
The Japan Gold Disc Award (日本ゴールドディスク大賞) for music sales in the Recording Industry Association of Japan, is major music awards held annually in Japan.
was a government-owned corporation in Japan that existed from 2003 to 2007, offering postal and package delivery services, banking services, and life insurance.
is a major music awards show that recognizes outstanding achievements in the Japan Composer's Association in a manner similar to the American Grammy Awards, held annually in Japan.
Japan Today is an online newspaper based in Tokyo, Japan.
Japanese competition law consists of the, officially the, and several other statutory laws.
In Japanese pop culture is a term typically used to refer to young manufactured stars/starlets marketed to be admired for their cuteness.
The is the official currency of Japan.
JKT48 (read as "J. K. T. Forty-eight") is an Indonesian idol group whose name is derived from its based city of Jakarta and the Japanese idol group AKB48.
is a Japanese idol and actress.
is the 51st and forthcoming single from Japanese idol group AKB48, released on.
is a classical Japanese dance-drama.
is the first studio album, second album overall, by the Japanese idol group AKB48.
The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū.
The is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.
is the 23rd single by the Japanese girl idol group AKB48, released on October 26, 2011.
is a prefecture of Japan located on the south coast of Shikoku.
, more commonly known as simply Kōhaku, which official translation is "Year-end Song Festival", is an annual music show on New Year's Eve produced by Japanese public broadcaster NHK and broadcast on television and radio, nationally and internationally by the NHK network and by some overseas (mainly cable) broadcasters who buy the program.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's fifth single, and the third major single released through DefSTAR Records, on April 18, 2007.
is a Japanese idol girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is the 43rd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is a Japanese record company, founded in 1931 as a division of Japanese publisher Kodansha.
is the 32nd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
(Here is Rhodes, jump here!) is the sixth studio album by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is the third album by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is the 37th single by the Japanese idol group AKB48.
is the 42nd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.
is the 36th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
AKB48 are a Japanese idol girl group formed in 2005.
The best-selling music artists in Japan include Japanese artists with claims of 15 million or more record sales.
The former members of AKB48 are members who were part of the group at one point of time.
is the 45th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
Ma Chia-ling (born December 21, 1996 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese singer.
is the 35th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
The is one of the major newspapers in Japan, published by.
(lit. "Majisuka Academy") is a Japanese television drama series about high school delinquents, starring members of idol group AKB48.
In the Japanese official title, there is a space between "good" and "!".
is a Japanese singer, actress, fashion model, and former member of the Japanese idol group AKB48, in which she was the captain of Team A.
is a Japanese idol, singer and actress.
is a Japanese singer, actress, and former member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 under Team B. In the group's general elections, she had consistently ranked among the group's top members.
was a popular Japanese variety show, shown on Fuji TV.
A metal detector is an electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal nearby.
The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live.
is a Japanese photographer and director, known for her vibrant and brightly colored photographs of flowers, goldfish, and landscapes.
Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
is a Japanese idol singer and actress.
is a former member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 under Team A. She became the first of AKB48 and its sister groups.
is a former member of the Japanese idol group AKB48 and enka singer.
The following are the Special Awards given by the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing in fashion shows), or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.
, formerly simply and colloquially referred to as, is a Japanese female idol group, holding the second highest overall single sales (of a female group) on the Oricon charts as of February 2012, with the Oricon record of most top ten singles with an amount of 64, and they have sold over 21 million copies in Japan alone.
MTV Japan (Music Television Japan) is the Japanese version of the cable television network based in Japan.
is the 12th major single by the Japanese idol group AKB48, released on June 24, 2009.
is a member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 and its sister group STU48, currently serving as vice-captain of AKB48 Team 4 and captain of STU48.
is a Japanese entertainment news website, that debuted on February 1, 2007.
is the 48th single by AKB48, released on May 31, 2017.
NGT48 (read "N.G.T. Forty-eight") is a Japanese idol girl group formed in October 2015 in Niigata produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
is a baseball stadium in Niigata, Niigata opened on July 1, 2009.
The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.
, often shortened to simply Budokan, is an indoor arena located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
The is a hotel and convention complex in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
, doing business as Nippon TV, is a television network based in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan and is controlled by the Yomiuri Shimbun publishing company.
Nissan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, owned by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
NMB48 (read "N.M.B. Forty-eight") are a Japanese idol girl group that debuted in 2011 as the second sister group to AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
was a subunit from idol group AKB48's original Team A, produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is a Japanese female idol group produced by Yasushi Akimoto, built as the of the group AKB48.
Not Yet (stylized as Not yet, pronounced as) are a sub-unit of the all-female Japanese pop group AKB48.
is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan.
is the capital city of Okayama Prefecture in the Chūgoku region of Japan.
The Okinawa International Movie Festival is an annual Film Festival held in Ginowan City and Naha City on the Japanese island of Okinawa Island.
is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
The Oricon Albums Chart is the Japanese music industry standard albums popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
The Oricon Singles Chart is the Japanese music industry standard singles popularity chart issued daily, weekly, monthly and yearly by Oricon.
A photo booth is a vending machine or modern kiosk that contains an automated, usually coin-operated, camera and film processor.
A photo-book or photobook is a book in which photographs make a significant contribution to the overall content.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.
PolyEast Records (formerly EMI Philippines) is a record label in the Philippines.
Shushu is Japanese for scrunchie.
is a chewy Japanese confectionery made and sold by.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
Rhythm game or rhythm action is a genre of music-themed action video game that challenges a player's sense of rhythm.
is a Japanese singer and actress.
is a member/manager of Japanese idol group HKT48's Team H, and a former member of AKB48, both produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
"River" is the 14th major single by the Japanese idol group AKB48, released on 21 October 2009.
Rock-paper-scissors (also known as scissors-paper-rock or other variants) is a hand game usually played between two people, in which each player simultaneously forms one of three shapes with an outstretched hand.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's ninth single, and the seventh major single released through DefSTAR Records, on January 23, 2008.
is a singer, actress, tarento and former Japanese idol, best known for her affiliations with AKB48 and its various sister- and subgroups.
is an area in Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.
is a Japanese singer and a member of the Japanese idol girl groups HKT48 and AKB48.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's debut single, released independently through AKS on February 1, 2006.
is a 20th single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48, released on February 16, 2011.
is the 15th single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48; it was released on February 17, 2010.
is a Japanese language daily sports newspaper published by Sankei Shimbun.
is a Japanese animation studio which serves as a division of pachinko operator Sankyo Group.
is the 31st single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48; it was released in Japan on May 22, 2013.
SDN48 (read "S.D.N. Forty-eight", short for Saturday Night 48) was a Japanese idol girl group, created and produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's fourth single, and the second major single released through DefSTAR Records, on January 31, 2007.
The Seoul Olympic Stadium (서울올림픽주경기장) also known as Jamsil Olympic Stadium (formerly romanised as Chamshil), is a multi-purpose stadium in Seoul, South Korea.
is the first studio album by AKB48, released on January 1, 2008.
is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.
is the 47th single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
Shusuke Kaneko (金子修介, born 1955) is a Japanese screenwriter and director, best known as the director of the Heisei Gamera trilogy and Godzilla, Mothra & King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament.
SKE48 (S.K.E. Forty-eight) are a Japanese idol girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's second single, released independently through AKS on June 7, 2006.
SMAP was a Japanese boy band, composed of Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, and Shingo Katori.
SMAP×SMAP, often referred to simply as Sma-Sma, is a Japanese television variety show hosted by boy band SMAP.
SNH48 is a Chinese idol girl group based in Shanghai, China.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
, often abbreviated as SMEJ or simply SME, and also known as Sony Music Japan for short, is Sony's music arm in Japan.
Speed (stylized as SPEED) is a Japanese female vocal/dance group comprising Hiroko Shimabukuro, Eriko Imai, Takako Uehara and Hitoe Arakaki.
"Sugar Rush" is a song by the Japanese girl group AKB48.
is the 49th single by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
– also commonly abridged/known as – is the 34th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, Japan.
Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter.
The is a subregion of the Chūbu region and Kansai region in Japan that runs along the Pacific Ocean.
The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.
The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
The Twilight Saga is a series of five romance fantasy films from Summit Entertainment based on the four novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
is the eighth studio album by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
A tie-in work is a work of fiction or other product based on a media property such as a film, video game, television series, board game, web site, role-playing game or literary property.
is the third solo single by former AKB48 headliner Atsuko Maeda; it was released in Japan on September 18, 2013.
is a prefecture of Japan located on Shikoku island.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
is a stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo Dome City Hall is a facility for sport, fashion show, circus, and live music, located in Tokyo, inside of Tokyo Dome City.
The serves as the police force of Tokyo Metropolis.
is a Japanese actress and singer.
is a Japanese singer, actress and a former member of the idol group AKB48, belonging to Team A. She had a recurring role on Kamen Rider W as Elizabeth, alongside group member Tomomi Itano.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu island.
is the 44th single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is the fifth studio album by Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
is a TV station affiliated with TXN in Osaka, Japan.
is the 24th major single by the Japanese girl idol group AKB48, released on December 7, 2011.
"Uza" (stylized in Japanese as "UZA", meaning "Annoying" and pronounced "oo-zah") is the 28th major single by the Japanese female idol group AKB48, released in Japan on October 31, 2012.
A is an interactive game genre, which originated in Japan, featuring mostly static graphics, most often using anime-style art or occasionally live-action stills (and sometimes video footage).
is a Japanese publishing company focused on manga-related publication, including magazines and books.
was a Japanese variety show aired every weekday on Fuji TV.
was a Japanese female idol group, and a subgroup of Japanese female idol group AKB48.
Webster Hall is a nightclub and concert venue located at 125 East 11th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, near Astor Place, in the East Village of Manhattan, New York City.
Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
is a prefecture located in the Tōhoku region of Japan.
is a Japanese record producer, lyricist, and television writer, best known for creating and producing some of Japan's top idol groups, Onyanko Club and the AKB48 franchise.
is Japanese idol group AKB48's eighth single, and the sixth major single released through DefSTAR Records, on October 31, 2007.
is an indoor arena located in Yokohama, Japan.
is a Japanese anime director.
is an arena located at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, which is famous for its suspension roof design.
is a singer, actress and member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48.
, is a member of the Japanese idol girl groups AKB48, NGT48 and a former member of NMB48.
is a former member of Japanese idol girl group AKB48, of which she was the captain of Team K. She is also a member of the AKB48 subunit Not Yet.
The Zepp music halls are a group of Japanese music halls covering every area of the country.
0 to 1 no Aida (0と1の間; Hepburn: Zero to Ichi no Aida, Between 0 and 1) is the seventh studio album from Japanese idol girl group AKB48, released on.
is the 11th major single by the Japanese idol group AKB48, released on March 4, 2009.
"11gatsu no Anklet" (11月のアンクレット, "November's Anklet") is the 50th single by AKB48, released on November 22, 2017.
is the fourth album by the Japanese female idol group AKB48.
The 2009 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was the eleventh of the annual music awards in Seoul, South Korea that took place on November 21, 2009 at the Seoul Olympic Stadium.
The was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately.
The 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards took place on November 30, 2012, at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong.
The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony, organized by CJ E&M through its music channel Mnet, took place on December 2, 2015, at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong.
The 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards ceremony, organized by CJ E&M through its music channel Mnet, took place from November 25 through December 1, 2017 (dubbed as "MAMA Week") in Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong with the theme, "Coexistence".
The took place at the New National Theater in Tokyo on December 30, 2011.
The took place at the New National Theater in Tokyo on December 30, 2012.
The took place at the New National Theater in Tokyo on December 30, 2013.
The took place at the New National Theater in Tokyo on December 30, 2014.
The took place at the New National Theater in Tokyo on December 30, 2015.
The, referred to from here on as "Kōhaku," aired on December 31, 2007, on NHK Hall in Japan.