June 19, 2015

SKE48’s First Documentary Film and Blue-ray and DVD Coming Out!

“Idol no Namida, DOCUMENTARY of SKE48 “ is a documentary on the 6 years of SKE48 since its formation. The documentary’s Blu-ray and DVD will be out on September 9th (Wed). SKE was formed as the first sister group of AKB48 in 2008. Their energy and persistence is known to be one of the strongest among the sister groups. The documentary is like the concentrated version of their 6 years featuring interviews with members and graduates including Jyurina Matsui, Rena Matsui,... Read More

June 5, 2013

Tearful Fans and Steamed Buns(Xiaolongbao)Fulfill SKE48’s Visit to Taiwan

SKE48 members Anna Ishii, Maya Ooya, and Yuria Kizaki visited the AKB48’s official shop in Taiwan (location: Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan Ximending) on May 19th and 20th to hold a handshake and signing event. While other AKB48 members had visited this AKB48 Official Shop since its opening in 2011, it was the first visit for the three mentioned above. Although they seemed to have been a little uneasy for this reason, they were delighted with the warm welcome from the locals,... Read More

January 1, 2011


SKE48 is an all-female Japanese theater/idol group produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The audition was held during the summer and was debuted in October 2008. SKE48 performs in the newly built studio in the renewalled Sunshine Sakae in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, every Saturday. The first SKE48 stage was a revival of Team A’s ‘ Party ga Hajimaru yo ‘. They started performing at Sunshine Sakae from October 15, 2008 onwards and since then, they have been performing regularly. Since... Read More