Dropped 11 girls, AKB48 Team SH unveiled only 23 members


AKB48 Team SH officially announced 34 members of their first generation on July 24, 2018. However, at the time of the announcement of the 34 finalists who passed into the first generation, their names were not announced. Today, AKB48 Team SH officially revealed the names of the first generation members. But there were only 23 members announced, then where were the other 11 members who were inaugurated yesterday?

Twenty-three members of this generation including Liu Nian and Mao Weijia who were previously AKB48 CHINA trainees. Here is a list of the names of the first generation members of AKB48 Team SH.

  1. Chen Yixin (陈怡欣) - 17 years-old - Hubei
  2.  Dai Ziyan (戴紫嫣) - 19 - Guangdong
  3.  Dong Fangchi (董芳池) - 16 - Jilin
  4.  Guan Tiantian (管天天) - 18 - Jiangshu
  5.  Li Shiqi (李诗绮) - 18 - Guizhou
  6.  Liu Hui (刘绘) - 18 - Jiangshu
  7.  Liu Nian (刘念) - 17 - Henan
  8.  Liu Yihan (刘奕含) - 18 - Jiangshu
  9.  Mao Weijia (毛唯嘉) - 23 - Shanghai
  10.  Shen Ying (沈莹) - 18 - Shanghai
  11.  Shi Keyan (施可妍) - 16 - Jiangshu
  12.  Song Xinran (宋欣然) - 20 - Heilongjiang
  13.  Wan Fangzhou (万芳舟) - 19 - Jiangxi
  14.  Wang Yuduo (王雨朵) - 18 - Sichuan
  15.  Wei Xin (魏新) - 19 - Heilongjiang
  16.  Wu Anqi (吴安琪) - 16 - Zhejiang
  17.  Xu Yiting (徐依婷) - 18 - Shanghai
  18.  Ye ZhiEn (叶知恩) - 18 - Guangdong
  19.  Yuan Huoran (袁或然) - 22 - Guangdong
  20.  Zhai Yujia (翟羽佳) - 21 - Tianjin
  21.  Zhou Nianqi (周念琪) - 16 - Fujian
  22.  Zhu Ling (朱苓) - 16 - Sichuan
  23.  Zhuan Xiaoti (庄晓媞) - 19 - Shanghai 

While this is the 11 official members announced on July 24 but not in the official name list of members of the first generation AKB48 Team SH revealed today. 

  1. Chen Xuanyu (陈宣羽) - 17 years - Guangxi
  2. Gui Yuanyuan (桂媛媛) - 19 - Shaanxi
  3. Fang Zi (方子) - 22 - Zhejiang
  4. Shen Yunzhu (沈芸竹) - 20 - Jiangshu 
  5. Wang Mengxiao (王梦晓) - 18 - Shanghai
  6. Yang Xuening (杨雪凝) - 20 - Zhejiang
  7. Zhang Binyu (张缤予) - 20 - Heilongjiang
  8. Zhang Lulu (张露璐) - 18 - Beijing
  9.  Zhang Yiwen (张译文) - 21 - Sichuan
  10.  Zhao Ziwen (赵紫雯) - 20 - Tianjin
  11.  Zou Yushan (邹育珊) - 21 - Shanghai
Probably these 11 girls did not qualify for the final stages of selection of the first generation members after being announced. There are also fans who speculate they reject the contract offered by AKB48 Team SH (AKB48 CHINA). But on the other hand, the remaining 11 members must attend training and schools from now on.
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