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NMB48

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Genres  J-Pop, Pop
Labels  Showtitle
Website  www.nmb48.com
Years active  2011 (2011)–present
Associated acts  AKB48
Record label  laugh out loud records
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Origin  Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan (2010)
Albums  Teppen Tottande!, Sekai no Chuushin wa Osaka ya Namba Jichiku
Members  Sayaka Yamamoto, Miyuki Watanabe, Miru Shiroma, Yuki Kashiwagi, Nana Yamada
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NMB48 (read "N.M.B. Forty-eight") is a Japanese idol girl group that debuted in 2011 as the second sister group to AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The group performs at the NMB48 Theater which is located in the basement of the Yes-Namba Building in Namba, Osaka. The name "NMB" comes from "Namba" in the Minami district in Osaka.

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History

2010
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On 10 July 2010, AKB48 first announced that they would be forming a second sister national group. based in Namba. NMB48 officially became active on 9 October 2010. Yasushi Akimoto announced that the group would have 26 trainees for the first generation. These members made their first appearance at the AKB48 Tokyo Autumn Festival.

2011
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NMB48 made their debut performance at their theater on New Year's Day 2011. They released their debut single, "Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shōjo", on 20 July 2011. In its debut week, the single sold a total of about 218,000 copies, making it the bestselling single on the Oricon weekly charts for the week of 20–27 July 2011. This makes NMB48 the second girl group after Passpo to reach number 1 with a debut single.

2012

On the first day of AKB48's Tokyo Dome Concert held on August 24, 2012, it was announced that AKB48 Team A member Yui Yokoyama would hold a concurrent Position in NMB48. Miyuki Watanabe of Team N would hold a concurrent position in AKB48 Team B. Also, Riho Kotani of Team N will hold a concurrent position in AKB48, Team A.

On September 3, Eriko Jo, a member of Team M, announced that she would be leaving the group during the performance at the theater. Her "graduation" performance was on September 28 at the NMB48 Theater. Following Jo's graduation, two members from Team M announced their resignation in early October. On October 9, three trainees were promoted to Team M to replace the members who had left. Fuuko Yagura became the new "center" member of Team M.

On October 10, sixteen third-generation trainees formed Team BII. On December 19, Yui Yokoyama was promoted to Team N.

2013

On April 18, 2013, first-generation member Nana Yamada was transferred from Team N to Team M, and trainee members Naruma Koga and Aika Nishimura were promoted to Team N. At the AKB48 Group Concert in the Nippon Budokan on April 28, 2013, it was announced that Yui Yokoyama's concurrent position in the group would end, and that AKB48 Member Miori Ichikawa would have a concurrent position in Team N.

2014

In the AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri held on February 24, 2014, major changes occurred to NMB48. Sayaka Yamamoto became a concurrent member of Team K. Miyuki Watanabe became a concurrent member of Team S, and was transferred from Team N to Team BII. Mayu Ogasawara was transferred completely to Team B, Nana Yamada became a concurrent member of Team KII.

2015

Team N

Sayaka Yamamoto and Kei Jonishi are the captain and the co-captain of Team N respectively.

Graduated Members

  • Ayaka Mori (森 彩華) (Born May 23, 1996) Graduated on July 10, 2011 to focus on her education.
  • Shiori Matsuda (松田 栞) (Born June 18, 1995) Graduated on October 28, 2012 to focus on her education.
  • Kanna Shinohara (篠原 栞那) (Born September 22, 1997) Graduated on April 12, 2013 to pursue a modeling career.
  • Keira Yogi (與儀 ケイラ) (Born October 18, 1999) Graduated on July 2, 2014.
  • Tsubasa Yamauchi (山内 つばさ) (Born June 6, 2000) Graduated on January 26, 2015
  • Natsumi Yamagishi (山岸 奈津美) (Born September 16, 1994) Graduated on March 12, 2015
  • Saki Kono (河野 早紀) (Born June 18, 1994) Graduated on April 30, 2015
  • Kanako Muro (室加 奈子) (Born November 20, 1996) Graduated on June 17, 2015
  • Aika Nishimura (西村 愛華) (Born January 12, 1998) Graduated on April 11, 2016
  • Team M

    Reina Fujie and Ayaka Okita are the captain and the co-captain of Team M respectively.

    Graduated Members

  • Yuka Kodakari (小鷹狩 佑香) (Born August 5, 1997) Graduated on May 6, 2012.
  • Runa Fujita (藤田 留奈) (Born November 25, 1997) Graduated on October 3, 2012.
  • Riona Ota (太田 里織菜) (Born December 31, 1997) Graduated on October 28, 2012.
  • Ayame Hikawa (肥川 彩愛) (Born November 8, 1994) Graduated on December 22, 2012.
  • Hitomi Yamamoto (山本 ひとみ) (Born November 8, 1998) Graduated on June 30, 2013.
  • Arisa Koyanagi (小柳 有沙) (Born April 28, 1995) Graduated on February 7, 2014.
  • Rena Shimada (島田 玲奈) (Born August 5, 1993) Graduated on April 7, 2014.
  • Hono Akazawa (赤澤萌乃) (Born January 29, 1997) Graduated on April 16, 2014 due to an injury.
  • Ayaka Murakami (村上 文香) (Born June 2, 1993) Graduated on March 13, 2015
  • Arisa Miura (三浦 亜莉沙) (Born July 20, 1996) Graduated on March 16, 2015
  • Yui Takano (高野 祐衣) (Born December 6, 1993) Graduated on July 13, 2015
  • Rina Kondo (近藤 里奈) (Born February 23, 1997) Graduated on January 27, 2016
  • Team BII

    Emika Kamieda and Anna Ijiri are the captain and the co-captain of Team BII respectively.

    Graduated Members

  • Mako Umehara (梅原 真子) (Born January 11, 1999) Graduated on March 23, 2014 to focus on her education.
  • Rikako Kobayashi (小林 莉加子) (Born May 24, 1996) Graduated on April 10, 2014.
  • Honoka Terui (照井 穂乃佳) (Born October 18, 1998) Graduated on June 30, 2014.
  • Kanako Kadowaki (門脇 佳奈子) (Born October 24, 1996) Graduated February 29, 2016.
  • Kenkyūsei

    "Kenkyūsei" (研究生) are "Trainee" members, who just joined the group and have not been promoted to teams. The following members were selected during the "2nd AKB48 Group Draft Meeting" on May 10, 2015.

  • Nanami Nishinaka (西仲 七海, Nanami Nishinaka, (2003-07-29) July 29, 2003 )
  • Yuzuha Hongō (本郷 柚巴, Yuzuha Hongō, (2003-01-12) January 12, 2003 )
  • Andō Erina (安藤 愛璃菜, Andō Erina, (2003-11-21) November 21, 2003 )
  • Yuki Muranaka (村中 有基, Yuki Muranaka, (1997-03-04) March 4, 1997 )
  • Momone Yasuda (安田 桃寧, Momone Yasuda, (2001-06-08) June 8, 2001 )
  • The following are the 5th generation members announced on June 28, 2016.

  • Momoka Iwata (岩田 桃夏, Momoka Iwata, (2001-07-02) July 2, 2001 )
  • Kokona Umeyama (梅山 恋和, Kokona Umeyama, (2003-08-07) August 7, 2003 )
  • Karin Kojima (小嶋 花梨, Karin Kojima, (1999-07-16) July 16, 1999 )
  • Rika Shimizu (清水 里香, Rika Shimizu, (1998-09-15) September 15, 1998 )
  • Rei Jōnishi (上西 怜, Rei Jōnishi, (2001-05-28) May 28, 2001 )
  • Mion Nakagawa (中川 美音, Mion Nakagawa, (2002-11-16) November 16, 2002 )
  • Shiori Mizuta (水田 詩織, Shiori Mizuta, (1998-12-21) December 21, 1998 )
  • Mirai Mizokawa (溝川 実来, Mirai Mizokawa, (2004-05-13) May 13, 2004 )
  • Suzu Yamada (山田 寿々, Suzu Yamada, (2001-12-11) December 11, 2001 )
  • Ayaka Yamamoto (山本 彩加, Ayaka Yamamoto, (2002-08-06) August 6, 2002 )
  • Songs

    Durian Shōnen2015
    Boku Igai no Dareka
    Boku wa Inai

    References

    NMB48 Wikipedia


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