An Ode to Graduation – Part 1

**Vote for your favorite Graduation Dress at the end of the article!!** Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai (サヨナラで終わるわけじゃない) By Watanabe Mayu (2017) Mayu Watanabe is the former AKB48 member who prompted us to make this list. Recent headlines in Japanese media note the disappearance of the former starlet, and her sudden announcement of her resignationContinue reading “An Ode to Graduation – Part 1”

AKB48 Members Aged 25 or Older (Part 2)

Oya Shizuka (大家志津香) “Shiichan” (Age 28) AKB48 Team B (3rd Generation) Birthday: December 28, 1991 After Minegishi Minami and Kashiwagi Yuki, Oya Shizuka is the 3rd longest running member of 48 Group. Over the many years, she has switched back and forth between Teams A and B, currently waving a Team B flag. Never completelyContinue reading “AKB48 Members Aged 25 or Older (Part 2)”