AKB48 "Sentimental Train" cover & tracklist details unveiled
Cover, AKB48's 53rd 'Sentimental Train' 53rd tracklist and full MV single which will be released next September 19 2018 has been revealed.
'Sentimental Train' is the single title of the event 'AKB48 53rd Singleu Sekai Senbatsu Sousenkyo ~ Sekai no Center wa Dareda? ~ [AKB48 53rd
Director Takahashi Eiki was responsible for making the 'Sentimental Train' MV. The MV was shot without the presence of the 1st place winner, Matsui Jurina, who was in the process of recovering her health.
In this MV, the Matsui Jurina section was revealed using storyboard and CGI. Later, if Matsui Jurina has returned to her activities, the planned 'Sentimental Train' MV will be made a full version with additional and reediting filming. In this MV also uses pieces from AKB48's 20th MV single 'Sakura no Ki ni Narou [桜 の 木 に な ろ う]' which at that time Matsui Jurina was 13 years old.
Mangaka Shimura Takako who is known through his works such as 'Horo Musuko [放浪 息 子]', 'Aoi Hana [青 い 花]' and 'Koi Iji [こ い い じ]' was responsible for making the storyboard in this MV.
For the cover single, Hirano Fumiko who was also responsible for AKB48's 50th cover single 11gatsu no Anklet [11 の の ア ン ク レ ッ ト] was again trusted to handle the 53rd AKB48 single cover. For Type A Limited Edition covers, only display mirrors that reflect blue sky, later this cover will be remade after the return of Matsui Jurina.