AKB48 announces their first Pro-Wrestling event!

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.

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AKB48’s 49th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo: Rino Sashihara retains title, Mayu announces graduation & more!

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.

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3-time consecutive winner, Rino Sashihara takes her throne once again

However, not all fans were not talking about Rino Sashihara yesterday.

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“Kimi no Na Wa” Themed Tours To Be Held in Japan

The smash anime movie, Your Name, also known as “Kimi No Na Wa” will officially have its own dedicated tour of the area that served as the inspiration for the town of Itomori from the animated movie, located in the Hida region of Gifu and Tokyo as seen from Taki’s perspective. The tour, organized by the Cool Japan Collaborative Demonstration Project, has received authorization from the Government of Japan, to hold this FREE tour for tourists to personally experience and enjoy the sights of Japan and gather feedback to facilitate better tourist transportation systems in the future. Continue reading