Weird thing on AKB48 50th Single MV and CD Cover

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October 30, 2017, AKB48 released the 50th single cover of AKB48 '11-gatsu no Anklet [1 月 の ア ン ク レ ッ ト] 'which will be released on 22 November 2017.

The single cover is handled by Hirano Fumiko who also directed the MV '11-gatsu no Anklet '. Cover Limited Edition shows members with black dress with stockings of different colors for each member. As for Regular Edition, will show the face with a rainbow line that appears near the eyes of each member.

And for Theater Edition, 28 Senbatsu members are lying in a circle with the left leg stretched and the right leg bent and forming a colorful gradation of the rainbow.

As for alsan wanting to feature a rainbow, Hirano revealed that he wanted to express a rainbow that also appeared on the MV '11-gatsu no Anklet'. "I hope the stunning rainbow colors await their future lives [members]."

MV AKB48 - 11-gatsu no Anklet

The filming of AKB48 '11-gatsu no Anklet 'MV was performed mid-September. Set against a gray cloud, Mayuyu, wearing a red parka with a red anklet tied around her right ankle, ran and danced in a joyful way.

The MV was directed by Hirano Fumiko and became her first collaboration with AKB48 Group. Regarding the director's figure, Mayuyu commented, "I really like and admire her works, I'm glad he directed my graduation MV."

While Hirano commented, "Since this Mayuyu's MV graduation, I want to show the side of Mayuyu including her kawaii side, I think of him who will graduate from the figure of an idol and will break the shells and face her new world.Shooting process is accompanied by bad weather but I want to show a cheerful member with their laughter while waiting for a beautiful rainbow. "

MV AKB48 - Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai

MV Watanabe's graduation song Mayu 'Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai' is taken in a western-style building with elegant antique furnishings.

This MV tells the story of a girl who has grown up who ended herself in the past and started moving towards her new future, an MV that expresses the journey of a Mayuyu who has joined AKB48 at the age of 12 until her graduation at age 23.


The MV was directed by Takahashi Eiki where Mayuyu himself who wanted her graduation song MV was dirutai by him. Regarding the reasons for choosing Takahahsi Eiki, Mayuyu said, "Many of the members' graduation songs have been directed by him and most of the MV AKB48 that I was involved was also directed by him so there is a sense of security from this longstanding relationship of trust".

TYPE A

CD
11-gatsu no Anklet / 11 月 の ア ン ク レ ッ ト - Senbatsu
Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai / サ ヨ ナ ラ で 終 わ る わ け じ ゃ な い - Watanabe Mayu Grad. Song
Omoidasete Yokatta / 思 い 出 せ て よ か っ た - STU48
11-gatsu no Anklet ~ off vocal ver ~
Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai ~ off vocal ver ~
Omoidasete Yokatta ~ off vocal ver ~

DVD
11-gatsu no Anklet Music Video


Selected Members

★ 11-gatsu no Anklet - Senbatsu ★
Team A: Iriyama Anna, Yokoyama Yui
Team K: Minegishi Minami, Mukaichi Mion
Team B: Kashiwagi Yuki, Kato Rena, Watanabe Mayu
Team 4: Okada Nana, Kojima Mako, Takahashi Juri
Team 8: Okabe Rin, Oguri Yui
Team S: Matsui Jurina
Team KII: Obata Yuna
Team E: Suda Akari
Team N: Yamamoto Ayaka, Yamamoto Sayaka
Team M: Shiroma Miru, Yoshida Akari
Team H: Kodama Haruka, Sashihara Rino, Tanaka Miku
Team KIV: Miyawaki Sakura
Team TII: Matsuoka Hana
Team NIII: Ogino Yuka, Kitahara Rie, Nakai Rika
STU48 Kenkyuusei: Takino Yumiko

★ Sayonara de Owaru Wake Janai ★
Team B: Watanabe Mayu

★ Omoidasete Yokatta - STU48 ★
STU48 Kenkyuusei: Ishida Chiho, Ishida Minami, Isogai Kanon, Ichioka Ayumi, Imamura Mitsuki, Iwata Hina, Okada Nana, Kadowaki Miyuna, Sano Haruka, Takino Yumiko Tanaka Kouko, Torobu Yuri, Fukuda Akari, Fujiwara Azusa, Mori Kaho, Yabushita Fu

★ Ikirukoto ni Nekkyo wo! - Team 8 ★
Team 8: Utada Hatsuka, Ota Nao, Onishi Momoka, Okabe Rin, Oguri Yui, Oda Erina, Kuranoo Narumi, Sakaguchi Nagisa, Sato Shiori Sato Nanami, shitao Miu, Shimoaoki Karin, Tanikawa Hijiri, Nakano Ikumi, Nagano Serika, Hitomi Kotone , Honda Hitomi, Yamada Nanami, Yoshikawa Nanase

★ - New Unit ★
Team A: Taniguchi Megu
Team K: Kubo Satone
Team B: Fukuoka Seina
Team 4: Kawamoto I, Komiyama Haruka
Team 8: Kuranoo Narumi
Team H: Yabuki Nako

★ Yabanna Kyuuai - Dance Senbatsu ★
Team K: Fujita Nana
Team 8: Nakano Ikumi, Yokoyama Yui
Team S: Matsui Jurina
Team E: Saito Makiko
Team N: Yamamoto Sayaka
Team M: Kato Yuuka
Team KIV: Motomura Aoi

★ Hotei Sokudo to Yuuetsukan - AKB48 Group U-17 Senbatsu ★
Team A: Hiwatashi Yui
Team K: Kubo Satone
Team B: Goto Moe, Nishikawa Rei, Fukuoka Seina, Yamabe Ayu
Team 4: Chiba Erii
Team 8: Kuranoo Narumi, Oguri Yui, Sakaguchi Nagisa
AKB48 Kenkyuusei: Asai Nanami, Yamauchi Mizuki
Team KII: Obata Yuna
Team E: Goto Rara, Sugawara Maya
Team N: Yamamoto Ayaka
Team BII: Ota Yuuri, Jonishi Rei
Team H: Tanaka Miku, Yabuki Nako
Team TII: Matsuoka Hana
Team NIII: Takakura Moeka, Homma Hinata
STU48 Kenkyuusei: Iwata Hina, Yabushita Fu

★ - Vocal Senbatsu ★
Team A: Yokoyama Yui
Team K: Tano Yuka, Minegishi Minami
Team B: Kashiwagi Yuki
Team 4: Okada Nana
Team KII: Takayanagi Akane
Team N: Yamamoto Sayaka
Team M: Shiroma Miru
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