AKB48 has updated the release information for their single “Gingham Check” that features members selected via their 4th Senbatsu election held in June. Track list and cover jackets have been revealed for the new single which comes in four main editions plus a theater edition exclusive to AKB48 shops. The release’s two Limited editions add bonus handshake event ticket, with bonuses like that AKB48 is sure to have another 1+ million selling single as they continue to re-write the sales records. “Gingham Check” hits stores on August 29th – updated details follow.
Fans voted Oshima Yuko as leader with a total of 64 members from AKB48, NMB48, SKE48, and HKT48 selected to participate on their 27th single – more details on the 2012 senbatsu election are available in an earlier report.
The hand-shake event ticket that accompanies the single’s Limited editions are randomly selected for one of three event locations. The huge events will include all members of the AKB family of groups – more information is available here – http://www.kingrecords.co.jp/cs/t/t2638/
- October 21st Makuhari Messe, Chiba
- November 10th Tokyo Big Sight
- December 1st Makuhari Messe, Chiba
Single “Gingham Check” comes in four editions plus a fifth AKB48 SHOP exclusive version. The Limited and Regular editions of each type share the same CD and DVD track list,
- Limited A with bonus DVD, ticket for hand-shake event, and photo.
- Limited B with bonus DVD, ticket for hand-shake event, and photo.
- Regular A with bonus DVD, First Press adds bonus photo.
- Regular B with bonus DVD, First Press adds bonus photo.
- Theater CD-only (AKB48 SHOP exclusive), First Press adds ticket for hand-shake event.