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Watch This Short Video by AKB48, Help Japan

iAX: "In collaboration with Shueisha, Inc. and Weekly Playboy, twelve members of the famous Japanese j-pop group AKB48 have participated in creating a short support video on YouTube to raise awareness and money. Featuring twelve members of AKB48, Maeda Atsuko, Itano Tomomi, Miyazawa Sae, Ota Ayaka, Akimoto Sayaka, Watanabe Miku, Nakagawa Haruka, Umeda Ayaka, Kikuchi Ayaka, Masuda Yuka, Hirajima Natsumi, and Takahashi Minami, the video has them all saying saying “Ganbare Nippon!” or “Hang in there, Japan!”

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Rainoffire4268d ago (Edited 4268d ago )

AKB48 was at my University a day before the Earthquake (Thursday.) They were doing a shoot for their new Music Video in the cafeteria...

That Sunday, two members were doing Autographs at Hilton Hotel and were accepting donations to aid those in Japan.

I wish I can do more to help those affected by the disaster.

On a side note. The girls from AKB48 look a lot younger and smaller in person... Even Atsuko (A-Chan) who is 19 looked like she was 15-17.