HKT48 announced 6th single Shekarashika! (しぇからしか!) featuring band Kishidan. The single gets tie-up as theme song for upcoming Majisuka Gakuen spin-off drama featuring HKT48 members and members of band Kishidan as enemies. Single Shekarashika! comes on four editions scheduled for release on November 25th 2015.
Single title Shekarashika! (しぇからしか!) roughly translates to “Shut up!” in Japanese Fukuoka dialect.
AKB48 sister unit HTK48 formed in 2011 and is based out of Hakata Fukuoka. The unit currently is lead by AKB48 group top member Sashihara Rino and they have released five singles, all charting #1 and sold approximately 270,000 copies each opening week. Most recently they released 5th single 12-byou (12-seconds) on April 22nd 2015.
Japanese rock band Kishidan (氣志團) formed in 1997 with a retro high-school gang image. Their songs and performances are done with humor and a nostalgic fondness for honorable values.
HKT48 members performing on the single’s title track (Senbatsu) include,
Anai Chihiro, Kojina Yui, Ota Aika, Moriyasu Madoka, Yabuki Nako, Matsuoka Natsumi, Motomura Aoi, Miyawaki Sakura, Fuchigami Mai, Tanaka Miku, Tashima Meru, Tomonaga Mio, Kodama Haruka, *Sakaguchi Riko, *Yamashita Emiri, and Sashihara Rino
*first time senbatsu
No announcement yet on when or where the Majisuka Gakuen 5 spin-off drama will air.
Single Shekarashika! comes on four editions (details subject to change). First Press versions include hand-shake event ticket plus pocket-size calendar (1 of 16) and member photo (1 of many).
Preview music videos for HKT48’s and Kishidan’s most recently single releases after the release details.
Kishidan Don’t Feel Think!!
Majisuka Gakuen 5 trailer