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Why you should vote for Kitahara Rie!

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When Kitahara Rie first joined AKB48, she was immediately one of the members that would get pushed very often, she was even considered to be one of AKB’s future aces

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AKB48WrapUp’s “Vote for My Oshi!” Campaign

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Won’t you vote for me? Fufufu (o^ ^o) Vote for My Oshi! Campaign Now that we’re in the period leading to the Sousenkyo, if you’re a member of a fanbase

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Can you make it through these adorable Kojimako GIFs without oshihenning?

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After a fairly stressful week in the 48G fandom with Matsui Rena out of Sousenkyo, Kawaei Rina graduating and the whole Surprise Shuffle shebang, here at WrapUp we thought we’d

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AKB48 40th Single “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai” Senbatsu Members announced, Shimazaki Haruka as center – Iriyama Anna declined senbatsu position

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Senbatsu members for AKB48’s 40th Single, “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai” ( 僕たちは戦わない ) was announced today during AKB48’s Solo Concert at Saitama Super Arena – Shimazaki Haruka is chosen to be

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AKB48 Members Surprise Spring Shuffle at Saitama Super Arena (03/26), Kawaei Rina’s Graduation Announcement

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Member reactions to Kawaei Rina’s graduation announcement from AKB48 Furuhata Nao – AKB48 concurrency ends Yagura Fuuko – AKB48 concurrency ends Kotani Riho – AKB48 concurrency ends Yamada Nana –

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AKB48 41st Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo – Information & Dates

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48G fans, it’s that time of the year again! We hope your wallets / bank accounts / credit cards / secret stashes are ready for the 40th Single ( title

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Quiz: Hidden Meanings hiding in J-pop Song Titles

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Do you know hidden/original meanings of these J-pop song titles? 1 NMB48 – Kitagawa Kenji Name of the President of AKB48 Name of the Executive Producer of AKB48 Name of

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Quiz: How AKB48 Member reacted to Takahashi Minami’s (Fake) Dating Scandal?

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Once Akimoto Yasushi said Love-Ban Rule is just a fun stuff to spice things up. Back then, it came off a bit like a dodge – it was right after

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Quiz: Can you guess AKB48 Members only by their VOICE?

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Take our quiz to see how much you know about your beloved AKB48 members aurally! 1 Guess Whose Voice This is? Yokoyama Yui Yamada Nana Takahashi Juri Watanabe Miyuki 2

14 Pictures that prove AKB48 and K-Pop CAN get along together just fine!

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Okay this is a bit click-bait-ish title, but we think this list is pretty amazing. Some of AKB48 members in this list are famous for being huge Kpop fans, some

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AKB48 38th Single “Kibou Teki Refrain” first public performance at All Star Kanshasai

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Earlier today (4th October 2014) AKB48 unveiled their 38th Single, Kibou Teki Refrain (Wishful Refrain / 希望的リフレイン) during the TV program All Star Kanshasai (All Star Thanksgiving). Of course, prior

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How to vote in AKB48 New Team Surprise’s “Create a Song” Project!

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The voting period for AKB48’s “Create a Song” project has started! To simply describe the project, basically you get to listen to 8 different melodies ( A – H )

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AKB48 5th Janken Taikai (Tournament) Preliminary Result

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Over the weekend, the 48 Group held their first ever Summer Festival ( Natsu Matsuri ) that also coincide with the Janken Taikai Preliminary Round and the National Handshake Event.

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Calling all 48G fans – Kokoro no Placard: Mega Collaboration Video is open for submission!

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First of all, if you haven’t seen the recently uploaded Staff version of Kokoro no Placard, do that before doing anything else! OK, so now you should have a rough

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JKT48 overseas activities, 1st major award, Pajama Drive revival 2.0, new variety show and more

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Its been a few busy months for JKT48 members beside performing at the theater as their usual activities, they also performed in a couple of & off air events –

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Full version of AKB48’s 37th Single – Kokoro no Placard broadcasted on All Night Nippon, Kawaei Rina passes her Medicinal Cooking Coordinator course!

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During last night’s AKB48 ANN ( All Night Nippon ) radio broadcast that was hosted by Yokoyama Yui, Kawaei Rina and Kashiwagi Yuki, there’s a happy announcement that Kawaei Rina

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48G WrapUp: French Kiss’ 6th Single, Hirata Rina’s 16th birthday, Shinoda Mariko closes shop

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On 14th of July 2014 – the same day as Kashiwagi Yuki’s 23rd birthday, an announcement was made that French Kiss will be releasing their 6th single after being in