AKB48 recently announced more details for their 34th single (long title) Suzukake no kinomichi de ‘Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru’ to itteshimattara bokutachi no kankei wa do kawatte shimaunoka, bokunari ni nannichika kangaeta uedeno yaya kihazukashii ketsuron no yona Mono. The single features a 16 member senbatsu formed by the Rock-Paper-Scissors tournament (Janken Taikai) with winner Matsui Jurina as center. Single (short title) Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru comes on four group themed editions and one theater edition all scheduled for release on December 11th 2013. Read on for more details and digest video of the 34th Single Janken Taikai…
The 34th Single Janken Taikai (4th) was held September 18th 2013 at Nippon Budoukan. The event was open to all AKB groups with special pre-tournaments to select Kenkyuusei, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, JKT48, and SNH48 members to along with the 53 AKB48 members for 82 total participants. The top 16 members perform on the single and promotional activities. The Janken Taikai tournament gives all AKB idols a chance at the 16-member senbatsu and center on an AKB48 A-side single. Though this year’s winner Matsui Jurina (16), a founding member of SKE48, isn’t new to a senbatsu having participated now in 22 AKB48 A-sides starting with Oogoe Diamond (10th, 2008) and all 13 SKE48 single A-sides.
AKB48 24th Single Janken Taikai senbatsu
1. Matsui Jurina (SKE48 Team S/AKB48 Team K)
2. Kamieda Emika (NMB48 Team BII)
3. Hirata Rina (Team K)
4. Oba Mina (Team B)
5. Abe Maria (Team K)
6. Natori Wakana (Team B)
7. Tano Yuka (Team A)
8. Kikuchi Ayaka (Team A)
9. Oya Shizuka (Team B)
10. Kitahara Rie (Team K)
11. Fujie Reina (Team B)
12. Uno Mizuki (NMB48 Kenkyuusei)
13. Tsuchiyasu Mizuki (AKB48 Kenkyuusei)
14. Sasaki Yukari (Team A)
15. Furuhata Nao (SKE48 Team E/Team K)
16. Yumoto Ami (AKB48 Kenkyuusei)
AKB48’s 34th single with the very long full title – Suzukake no kinomichi de ‘Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru’ to itteshimattara bokutachi no kankei wa do kawatte shimaunoka, bokunari ni nannichika kangaeta uedeno yaya kihazukashii ketsuron no yona Mono – shortened title Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru – comes on four group themed editions each with different coupling track and DVD contents and one theater CD-only edition,
– Limited AKB with DVD that includes short film length music video and regular music video for title song plus music videos for coupling tracks.
– Limited SKE with DVD that includes short film length and regular music videos for title song, music videos for coupling tracks, plus documentary footage of the 34th Single Janken Takai.
– Limited NMB with DVD that includes short film length and regular music videos for title song, music videos for coupling tracks, plus weakest Queens of 34th Single Janken Takai.
– Limited HKT with DVD that includes short film length and regular music videos for title song, music videos for coupling tracks, plus music video for LOVE Shugyou (Kenkyuusei) originally part of 31st single Sayonara Crawl’s Theater edition.
– Theater CD-only with coupling track from unit Ten to Umu Chu! formed during the summer major dome concerts.
Each Limited edition includes voting card for the AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 200 2014. First Press versions add a photo from type M1+M2 (1 of 41) and second group specific photo (1 of several).
Jacket covers updated! Watch the digest video for the 34th Single Janken Taikai below the release details.