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08 June 2013

SKE48 12th Single [Utsukushii Inazuma] Revealed

SKE48 performed their 12th Single today during the [AKB48 Super Festival] Concert in Nissan Stadium. The new single is titled [Utsukushii Inazuma] (美しい稲妻), meaning Beautiful Lightning, and will go on sale on 17th July, 2013.

SKE48 12th Single
Utsukushii Inazuma
17 July 2013

The senbatsu members of this single are:
Team S: Ishida Anna, Oya Masana, Kizaki Yuria, Niidoi Sayaka, Matsui Jurina, Mukaida Manatsu, Yakata Miki
Team KII: Oba Mina, Suda Akari, Takayanagi Akane, Furukawa Airi,
Team E: Kinoshita Yukiko, Kimoto Kanon, Suga Nanako, Furuhata Nao, Matsui Rena

The song has been described as a cool and mature song with an aggressive dance, and can be compared to their first single Tsuyoki Monoyo. You can check out more pictures of their performance today below.

This is SKE48's first single in half a year, since they released Choco no Dorei in January. That single sold 380,752 copies on it's first day, and 538,914 total for it's first week. Will Utsukushii Inazuma be able to top those figures?

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