7 members including Watanabe Mayu appeared before the press while discussing their enthusiasm about the event.
In 'NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen' this year, AKB48 is planned to bring 3 songs out of 10 candidates in a medley of choice from viewers. Mayuyu who will be performing last time on this event as an AKB48 member commented,
"If '11gatsu no Anklet [11 月 の ア ン ク レ ッ ト]' could be in the first rank of audience choice, I think I'll cry when singing.I am the type who does not cry in public, but if that's the case I do not think I'll be able to hold back my tears."
Regarding the 10 candidates for the song, Sashihara Rino commented, "Everything is a good song, no matter which song will be chosen (big 3), I'm looking forward to it."
While responding to the song 'Oogoe Diamong [10 声 ダ イ ヤ モ モ ド ド ド]' which also included in the 10 candidates, Matsui Jurina commented, "The song was performed when I debuted and was still in elementary school, I am very happy to sing it again when I was 20 years old. "
The 10 candidate songs will be performed by AKB48
- 11gatsu no Anklet
- 365 Nichi no Kamihikouki
- Hone Hone Waltz [Theme song program NHK]
- Iiwake Maybe
- Kibouteki Refrain
- Koisuru Fortune Cookie
- Oogoe Diamond
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