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AKB48 Okuhara Hinako to replace Abe Mei as Shimane representative

AKB48 Okuhara Hinako to replace Abe Mei as Shimane representative

During the tour 'TOYOTA presents AKB48 Team 8 Zenkoku Tour ~ 47 no Sutekina Machi e ~ [TOYOTA presents AKB48 チ ー ム 8 全国 ツ ア ー ~ 47 の 素 敵 な 街 へ ~]' held today, November 19, 2017 in Nara prefecture, AKB48 introduces member new Team 8.

The new member of Team 8 is named Okuhara Hinako [奥 原 妃 奈 子]. This 14-year-old girl became a new member of Team 8 representative Shimane.

Okuhara Hinako replaced the former Shimane prefectural representative Abe Mei who announced the graduation date on July 23 and officially left the group at the end of August.