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.
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.
This is the second article in our three-part coverage of the Anisong Fantasy Live 2017 Vol. 1 in Singapore. If you haven’t read the previous article yet, don’t forget to check it out here!
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If you’re into Japanese pop culture and entertainment, the annual Anime Festival Asia (AFA) convention was probably the single biggest event to keep your eyes on. Just last year, over 90,000 people attended the Singapore stop of the convention alone, bringing the total count of attendees to well over a million in its eighth year.
The key word: was. There are now at least two big events to look out for.