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.
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