08 August 2013
New AKB48 Song featuring Yokoyama Yui as Centre
At the AKB48 concert today at the Kyocera Dome, Osaka, a new song [Mienai Sora wa Itsudemo Aoi] was debuted. This song features Yokoyama Yui as the centre. She was awarded this position for winning the AKB48 Challenge U-CAN (official site) and been awarded a pharmaceutical certificate. You can watch a video of her receiving her the certificate on the website, which she was awarded in July.
The full memberlist of the song is:
Yokoyama Yui, Watanabe Mayu, Kawaei Rina, Takahashi Minami, Kojima Haruna, Oshima Yuko, Shimazaki Haruka, Kitahara Rie, Kashiwagi Yuki.
These are the original members which participating in Challenge U-CAN, with Kojima Haruna and Kawaei Rina replacing the graduated/graduating Itano Tomomi and Shinoda Mariko from the original challenge members:
A CM featuring this song will be revealed on the 18th August but is unknown where this song will be released.