Idol group NMB48 has announced their 5th single, not yet titled, and set the release date for August 8th. The single will come in three Limited editions and a Theater CD-only edition. The title track and main coupling track have commercial message tie-ups already planned – ROUND1 Sports Entertainment and Tokiwa Pharmaceuticals sleep aid respectively. More early release details follow.
The group’s 4th single “Nagiichi” released May 9th selling 375,000 copies in its opening week, more than any of their previous singles (release details) . Though sales were strong it was only able to land in the 2nd spot on the Oricon charts (behind Arashi’s single “Face Down”) which broke their string of #1 charting singles for each of their previous three releases.
NMB48 – sister group to AKB48 and based out of Namba Osaka hasn’t yet titled their 5th single or coupling tracks. Also not yet known is which members will be participating on the single and the type A & B & C coupling tracks.
The new single comes in three Limited editions, type A, B, & C and each will have a second coupling track specific to the type. Each of the Limited will come with a bonus DVD will different contents except for similar title track music video. First Press versions of each will come with a lottery ticket for handshake event and trading card (1 of 16 for each type – 48 total).
NMB48 – 5th single not yet titled – release date August 8th 2012