Idol group AKB48 has titled their next single “UZA” and updated the track list. The title song will be lead by Oshima Yuko and Matsui Jurina and the other 28th single senbatsu menbers. Participating on the single also will be the newly shuffled Teams A, K, and B. Single “UZA” will take on a Black and White theme and feature strong dance choreography in the music videos and live performances. The single will release on October 31st – updated details follow…
~ updated release details and preview video – here ~
AKB48 also just announced their 29th single that will feature the 16 members who make it through the Janken (rock-paper-scissors) tournament. The winner is Shimazaki Haruka – more details are posted here.
The idol group recently released their 27th single – “Gingham Check” – on August 29th. This single is lead by senbatsu election winner Oshima Yuko and is the final single for graduating member and former group leader Atsuko Maeda. More details are here. The single helped AKB48 again set a record, which has become their norm, with another 1-million+ selling opening week giving them their 8th million seller in a row (9th overall).
The 16 senbatsu selection winners for the 28th single “UZA” are: Leader Oshima Yuko, second leader Matsui Jurina, Kashiwagi Yuki, Watanabe Mayu, Miyawaki Sakura, Shimazaki Haruka, Watanabe Miyuki, Takahashi Minami, Yokoyama Yui, Minegishi Minami, Sashihara Rino, Yamamoto Sayaka, Kojima Haruna, Shinoda Mariko, Matsui Rena, Itano Tomomi
AKB48’s new single “UZA” comes in six editions – the Limited editions include a ticket to a fan appreciation handshake event. All editions include a bonus DVD that feature music videos for each track. Each type includes a different coupling song featuring the members of the newly shuffled Teams A, K, and B – music videos for that song is also part of the included DVDs.
All editions include a voting ticket for the group’s annual Request Award Set List Best 100. First Press versions on all six include added bonus that may vary by store (photo or poster).
More to be announced on this new release from AKB48, full track list and cover jackets so come on back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.