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AKB48 Is Looking for a Part-Time Member
Following OtonaAKB, AKB48 came up with a new form of temporary membership: part-time idol. Find out more about this new project here.
AKB48 Team 8 Makes Theater Debut
AKB48 Team 8 performed its first theater show on August 5. Get more information about the shonichi performance here!
SKE48 Announces 7th Generation Auditions
SKE48 is looking for new members and this time the fans will be part of the decision about who joins the group!
AKB48 37th Single Senbatsu Election - Final Results
AKB48 held its election for the 6th time and for the 1st time Watanabe Mayu won it. Check out the full results here!
Details on the AKB48 Group Pennant Race
The AKB48 Group teams will compete against each other in a new event, the AKB48 Group Pennant Race. Points will be awarded based on theater ticket applications, theater version handshake ticket sales and sousenkyo votes.
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30 January 2014

AKB48 5th Album [Tsugi no Ashiato] First Week Sales

AKB48 released their 5th album [Tsugi no Ashiato] on January 22nd. The album sold 961,531 copies in its first week and took the top of the Oricon Weekly Ranking.

These are the best first week sales for an AKB48 album. The last one [1830m] which was released in 2012 sold 870,621 copies in its first week. A mark which the current album almost surpassed with its first day sales of 848,058 alone. But in terms of total sales, [1830m] is still the topselling album.

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