4 Ballad-like Songs to Vibe To

AKB48 has long been known to show many different faces, and not just in the sheer amount of members they have. They are cute and adorable in one video until they are beating each other bloody in a tv series. Both of which topics will be the subject of future articles on 48Group West. ForContinue reading “4 Ballad-like Songs to Vibe To”

The Front Five Girls of AKB48’s newest single, Shitsuren, Arigatou!

Purchase the single here! After the unexpected hit that was Sustainable, AKB48 announced their new center at the end of 2020 Request Hour (image depicted as 48Group West homepage header). Yamauchi Mizuki, newly promoted in December 2017, claimed the new title of AKB48’s Center to the delight of fans and members alike. Shitsuren, Arigatou, theContinue reading “The Front Five Girls of AKB48’s newest single, Shitsuren, Arigatou!”

8 Music Videos and songs featuring Traditional Japanese Dress!

Koi no Onawa (恋のお縄) (2011) by Team Z (AKB48) A one-off unit made for the release of one album, Team Z consisted of several AKB48, SKE48, and SDN48 members. Centered by 2nd Generation Team K member Oshima Yuko, the song has not been forgotten and is still performed today. Watch SKE48 Team E perform theContinue reading “8 Music Videos and songs featuring Traditional Japanese Dress!”

8 Reasons You Should Love STU48

8. Takino Yumiko (瀧野由美子) “Yumirin” Takino Yumiko is the overall center of the newest Japanese 48Group, STU48. Being one of the tallest in the group, she is also one of the only two 48group members (the other being Nakai Rika of NGT48) to graduate highschool before centering their debut single. She is a pretty goodContinue reading “8 Reasons You Should Love STU48”