Acchan’s Graduation DVD and Book + Gingham Check PV Preview + SKE48 Graduation

  August 8, 2012

AKB48’s Maeda Atsuko’s Graduation Declaration DVD, its Jackets and a Photo Booklet Revealed!

The DVD will contain recording of the environment of her graduation declaration. It will be called “Maeda Atsuko Namida no Sotsugyou Sengen! in Saitama SUPER ARENA ~GyoumuRenraku. Tanomu zo, Katayama Buchou!” (Maeda Atsuko Tearful Graduation Declaration! in Saitama SUPER ARENA ~Attention! We’re counting on you, Director Katayama). (Released on the 5th of September) The DVD jacket and photo booklet have been revealed to the public.

On the first DVD jacket revealed it had the stirring words from the live “I, Maeda Atsuko, will graduate from AKB48!” and other stuff like “The trial that Matsui Jurina received.” “Changing Groups!?”, etc, etc….

In the booklet of the special box there will be photos from the live, and also of course, from backstage. It will contain 132 precious shots.

There is also a “Making of Saitatama SUPER ARENA CONCERT” making DVD. Which has members such as Maeda and Matsui Jurina backstage right after her graduation announcement and Jurina’s group change (temporary).
It will also contain the opening sequences from the 3 days; 1st day was the “Tokyo Dome” announcement.
There is also a special recording of the hot topic of YouTube, “Maeda Atsuko’s Long Interview” and “The General Election from Maeda Atsuko”. (I have no idea about this -Wingom)


PV Preview is out! – Official AKB YouTube Channel.

SKE48’s Hirata Rikako to graduate from group

This was announced by Hirata herself during SKE48’s stage show, ‘Seifuku no Me‘, on August 7th at SKE48 Theater in Aichi. Hirata, who turned 23-years-old on this day, explained that she wants to pursue her dream of becoming a reporter.
Details on her graduation date has not been revealed at this time.
Hirata passed SKE48’s opening audition back in July of 2008. As a first generation member, she was later promoted as leader of Team S. Hirata managed to get a senbatsu position in the group’s 5th single, “Banzai Venus“, which was released in March of last year. This will be the first time a team leader will graduate from SKE48.
Source: TokyoHive

Images from Maeda Atsuko’s Thingy!