This is the third and final article in our three-part coverage of the Anisong Fantasy Live 2017 Vol. 1 in Singapore. If you haven’t read the previous two articles yet, don’t forget to click on Part 1 and Part 2 to check them out!
What a wonderful collaboration! Excitement began to fill the hall as our reporters could hear some fans chatting about their feelings towards the joint performance they had just seen, and there was a sense of anticipation that one of the final two acts of Anisong Fantasy Live would be announced any moment now.
The moment we were all waiting for was here.
For fans of AKB48 and Pro-Wrestling, the dream has come true at last!
The largest Idol group in Japan and the world, AKB48, has announced earlier today during their handshake session that the group will finally have their first pro-wrestling event. A bonus event to their current pro-wrestling drama “Tofu Pro Wrestling”, the same casts will be participating in the World Idol Pro Wrestling event that will be held at the Korakuen Hall on 29th August this year.
HKT48 & STU48 concurrent member, Rino Sashihara, created history in the AKB48 Group after retaining the #1 spot for AKB48’s Senbatsu Sousenkyo for the third consecutive time (4 titles in total) in the announcement event that happened yesterday with 246,376 votes.
3-time consecutive winner, Rino Sashihara takes her throne once again
However, not all fans were not talking about Rino Sashihara yesterday.
Earlier today, AKS has announced that “AKB48’s 49th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo” has been cancelled due to the weather forecast for tomorrow’s major event. The “Senbatsu Sousenkyo” is an elections event where AKB48 fans will be voting for their main lead or “center position” for their 49th single.
Following a big success to the great spectacle at the Resort World Sentosa two years ago, it has finally make its return this year, held in a span of 2 days on the 10th and 11th of June at the Mastercard Theatres in Marina Bay Sands.