Welcome to the AKB48 thread! AKB48 is a japanese girl group who debuted in 2005. They have activities both in their theater and in the medias. They started to get popular around 2009 and became the biggest girl group in Japan at that time and for many years, with many hit songs. They have sister groups (both in Japan and in other asian countries). As of now, they released more than 50 singles, have won many awards through the years, have records of physical sales, and created a lot of celebrities (actresses, variety stars and singers) who are currently active in the entertainment industry.
This thread is for AKB48 news and discussions, including the japanese sister groups (SKE, NMB, HKT, NGT, STU)