Sashihara Rino

Which AKB Star Has Been Voted the Most Popular for the 3rd Year Running?

If you’re a fan of AKB48 then you probably know the idol who’s currently in the number 1 position. Her name is Rino Sashihara (指原莉乃). She has managed to cling onto the top position for the third year straight. Her popularity is based on a poll that is conducted periodically. The recent poll conducted on…

The Results Are In! Who Took the Crown at AKB48’s 8th Senbatsu Election?

The General Election of AKB48 called the Senbatsu Sousenkyo in Japanese is one of the largest events to happen every year in the idol industry. All girls from AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48 and NGT48 may apply to and join the ranking competition. 8th AKB48 Senbatsu Sousenkyo Just this June 18th, the 8th AKB48 Senbatsu Sousenkyo…

The 8th Annual AKB48 Election Is Coming Soon! Who Will Take the Top Spot?

The largest and most anticipated AKB48 event this year is the 8th AKB48 General Election which would be held at Hard Off Eco Stadium Niigata in Niigata City on the 18th of June, 2016. The live coverage will be provided by Fuji TV, as was done in the previous 4 years. Why an Election? So…