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AKB48 +12 = way too many girls!


Idol group AKB48 announced at their Nippon Budokan concert this past weekend, that they will be shuffling their members. The change includes 12 new members and shuffling 4 members to SDN48.

Minami Takahashi (Team A), Sayaka Akimoto (Team K), and Yuki Kashiwagi (Team B) have been appointed as team captains; while teams A and K will have 17 members each, while Team B will have 16.

Kayo NoroMegumi OhoriYukari Sato, and Kazumi Urano have been transferred to SDN48. Kayo has been appointed as team captain for SDN48.

These changes will take effect as of October this year.

Don’t forget that will be in NY for New York Anime Festival. Even though the convention has yet to release an official word, inside sources have already confirmed this. So set your calendars and get ready New York, because a whole lot of Japanese girls will be invading your city next month. They also have set a date to perform a mini live at Webster Hall on 9/27, after the NYAF.

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