Tag Archive: AKB48

Aug 24 2017

Tomomi Itano new photo book “release”


Ex-AKB48 songstress and idol Tomomi Itano has revealed images from her upcoming photobook “release”, out August 25th in Japan. The 144-page collection, her first in 7 years, was created to showcase the “new” Tomochin, now 26, who took an active part in planning the look and style of each shoot.

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Jan 23 2017

AKB48’s new album Thumbnail to feature Morning Musume collaboration song


AKB48’s 8th album, Thumbnail, set for release on January 25, will include the special collaboration track “Get You!”, featuring Morning Musume and Rino Sashihara, recording under the name of Sanishing Musume. The album will also include “365 Nichi no Kamihikoki (theme song of TV series Asa ga Kita),” “Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby (Minami Takahashi’s …

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Oct 17 2016

Tomomi Itano reveals triple jackets for 2nd album Get Ready


Tomomi Itano’s second full album will be released November 2 in three different editions, with bonus content including a photo book and music video DVD. The ex-AKB48 model/singer has just unleashed her hot new music video for the new track, “OMG”. Itano will also release a live DVD “Tomomi Itano Asia Tour 2016 [OOO]” at …

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Oct 17 2016

Tomomi Itano hits the gym in OMG music video


Ex-AKB48 member Tomomi Itano has released the music video for her new song “OMG”, from her forthcoming album Get Ready, due for release November 2. For international fans, there’s just enough English to get her point across. Look out for the dance-break mid-song — not for the faint of heart.

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Aug 30 2016

MInami Takahashi (AKB48) to release solo album Aishitemo Ii Desu Ka?


Ex-AKB48 member Minami Takahashi will release her solo debut album Aishitemo Ii Desu Ka? on October 12, including 12 tracks and a bonus music video DVD in the limited edition.

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Apr 25 2016

Tomomi Itano taps classic fairy tale for Hide & Seek video


Tomomi Itano’s latest single “Hide & Seek” serves as the theme for the horror thriller “Nozokime”, recently released in Japan. The music video, a lush gothic mystery based on the classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast”, just dropped and features the former AKB48 member in two distinct roles.

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Mar 20 2016

AKB48’s Mariya Nagao releases Utsukushii Saibo photobook


AKB48’s Mariya Nagao has released her first photobook, titled Utsukushii Saibo. The collection of images was timed to release on her 21st birthday, and just before her graduation from the group on March 19. The book’s images were selected with the theme of saying goodbye to a closing chapter of her life and looking forward …

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Dec 24 2015

NekoPOP’s Best J-Pop Album Covers 2015


Check out NekoPOP′s best J-Pop album/single jackets for 2015, chosen by NekoPOP contributors David Cirone, Jen Wang, Nhu Nguyen, and Greg Hignight. Click here to view the full list, including AKB48, Kalafina, Capsule, Tomomi Itano, Perfume, and many more! http://nekopop.com/best-j-pop-album-covers/best-j-pop-album-covers-2015

Jul 12 2015

Tomomi Itano – Gimme Gimme Luv (MV)


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May 01 2015

AKB48 become avenging warriors in new MV from “Rurouni Kenshin” director Keishi Ohtomo


AKB48 charges into battle in their dramatic new music video, “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai”, directed by Keishi Ohtomo. The auteur, whose work includes the hugely successful “Rurouni Kenshin” film series and fifteen episodes of the hit taigo drama “Ryômaden”, fuses music video and cinematic epic as AKB48 seeks vengeance as valkyrie-like warriors. “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai” (“We …

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