For the third consecutive year, JKT48 will release a new single at the same time as AKB48. “Halloween Night”, AKB48’s 41st single, will double as JKT48’s 11th single to be released on August 26, 2015. Below, we take a look at each of the 16 costumes presented at Monday’s Kibouteki Refrain Handshake Festival.
Author: Richardson Kilis
Fans of JKT48 had their first taste of a reorganization at Saturday’s Pintu Masa Depan (Mirai no Tobira) concert, the closing act in a series of four back-to-back concerts that spanned a full day....
Photography by Pitra
It has been over a year since we last met Diasta during an informal fan gathering after she left JKT48. When we last saw her, she was just returning to her normal life as a college student. However, within a few months, she became active again in Indonesia’s Japanese pop culture scene.
On Sunday, the daily newspaper Jawa Pos published a full-page feature on the results of the JKT48 10th single election. Jawa Pos is the second largest newspaper in Indonesia by circulation. The first two...
Having emerged from last year’s 6th single election as battle-hardened veterans, JKT48 fans returned in full force for this year’s 10th single election. Many fans welcomed last year’s results with enthusiasm, and also a great deal of satisfaction