Watanabe Miyuki’s solo debut single (Yasashiku Suru Yori Kiss wo Shite)* as reward for winning the AKB48 5th Janken Taikai has been officially announced. Along with Milky’s solo song the single includes coupling track featuring the tournament’s 2nd – 16th places. Watanabe Miyuki’s 1st single comes on two editions scheduled for release on Christmas Eve December 24th 2014. Read on for more early details.
AKB48 held their 5th annual Janken Taikai (Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament) on September 18th 2014 at Nippon Budokan with Watanabe Miyuki defeating Kojima Haruna in the final match. Unlike past tournaments that formed a single with the winner as center, the winner was rewarded with a debut solo single and rest of the top 16 performing on the coupling track.
Since debuting in 2011 the AKB48 sister group NMB48 ace member Watanabe Miyuki (21) as participated on all single title tracks and shared the center position with Yamamoto Sayaka (21) on 4 of their 10 releases.
Watanabe Miyuki’s 1st solo single comes on two editions and most stores offer a bundled set. Limited edition includes application for lottery ticket (details not announced). Regular edition includes 2 member photos.