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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 03:31

Who will be the Next transferred to K-POP?

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First of all, it is not the news, just my personal opinion on AKB48 group's latest news.

I think many people would agree PRODUCE 48's IZ*ONE is doing fine since their debut, while, perhaps, well, you may not agree that, AKB48 group have been unable to provide a decent platform for real talents since June 2018, but I think it is the reason that two PRODUCE 48 contestants Takahashi Juri and Takeuchi Miyu decided to leave the idol group and join K-POP world.

For me, I am quite curious if any members are thinking about joining K-POP, and any PRODUCE 48 contestants may have already signed with Korean Entertainment Company. We all know that some PRODUCE48 contestants from AKB48 proved their talent or charm during the reality competition show, especially, Miyazaki Miho, Shitao Miu, Murase Sae, Shiroma Miru, Gotou Moe and Chiba Erii.

If AKB48 can not handle their recent PR crisis well, if Akimoto Yasushi is really unwilling to return to AKB48 group, it is no surprise to me that another PRODUCE 48 contestant will announce their new career in South Korea anytime now, and the question is "Who?" It seems Kojima Mako and Shitao Miu have no plan to move to South Korea right now, Murase Sae is busy to build her own fashion career, perhaps Miyazaki Miho, Shiroma Miru, Gotou Moe or Chiba Erii may be the next one.

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  • Comment Link Elvin Tuesday, 12 March 2019 03:57 posted by Elvin

    Judging from P48, Miyu and Juri already knew a good amount of Korean while the above three didn't. At the very least, it might reflect how much they like kpop.

    Myao would probably go if she had the chance though.

  • Comment Link Netizen Tuesday, 12 March 2019 06:42 posted by Netizen

    If they're holding another female P101 show next year (2020) it won't be in collaboration with AKB48 but I hope AKS will still let some 48G girls participate. Maybe some previous P48 members like Erii and Miu will show better results, and we'll get to know new members like Omegu and D3 girls.

  • Comment Link Tuberose Tuesday, 12 March 2019 07:26 posted by Tuberose

    Myao most likely to go since she's been a Kpop fans since long ago, I think the reason she's not going yet is because no company recruit her yet (she's not young anymore) or she hasn't found any good company. Tbh Myao's selling point (besides her ability to speak Korean) is her variety skill, dancing wise she's not that good and her singing is at best on sub-vocal level.

    Miu is pretty popular in SK, she has tons of fans there and internationally, she's beautiful and has attractive body and young. But management is also pushing her rn, even more than Juri and Mako before they decided to leave.

    Moe, I'm not sure with her. She's popular thanks to PD48 but not as popular as Miu, she just earned center position for Sentimental Train cw and NWM cw. Moreover she got a lot of hate comments during PD48 that she cried.

    About Erii, I'm pretty confident she won't transfer to Kpop. She already said that Kpop is too hard, she doesn't speak Korean and not has much interest in it.

    Sae, she just established her fashion brand so for the time being she probably won't go anywhere.

    Mirurun is already rich to begin with that I doubt she has any interest with Kpop's bling bling society and has a stable career in NMB as their center. I think she's also a very responsible person, she might stay for another 3-4 years.

    Tomu also won't transfer since she's aiming to be a broadcaster (cmiiw).
    Don't know about Noe, Chiyori, Naamin tho

  • Comment Link MionRibbon Tuesday, 12 March 2019 07:34 posted by MionRibbon

    Erii JYP nizi project please sure many will agree with me on this ?

  • Comment Link Koro Tuesday, 12 March 2019 07:46 posted by Koro

    You said miu does not plan to move yet the next sentence miu might leave to kpop. Unless theres 2 miu. Personally i dont think she’ll join kpop because of the successes shes having in akb after produce48.

  • Comment Link Miki Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:12 posted by Miki

    i think the next could be Miho cuz she speaks korean and korean people love her xD

    or perhaps the next one could be Mako or Mirurun...actually Mako Mirurun and Miu are my pick for kpop

    (as well i read hirata rina were auditioned for k-agency)

  • Comment Link Paul Cho Tuesday, 12 March 2019 09:38 posted by Paul Cho

    @Koro @Tuberose
    Sorry, I meant Shiroma Miru actually.
    I have revised it.

  • Comment Link ekop Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:45 posted by ekop

    With izone the Korean realized something, how easy it is to enter Japan market if they enter a couple well known Japanese idols
    I mean just compare how produce first girl group doing versus izone
    Is izone doing well because they’re better at singing?
    Better dance?
    New concept?
    Or it simply because there are a few well-known Japanese idols in there now?

    Looking at izone it’s only logical for the Korean agency to start head hunting Japanese idol for their spear tip to enter Japan market, first batch of target are the obvious ex produce girls who already shown their interest and I won’t be surprised if some girls other than Juri already contacted personally by them now
    Despite what the KPOP fans always say about how green the grass and how sweet their honey are there (which is so funny if you know how much their market worth), the Korean recruit Japanese idol not to make them to be famous singer or great actress in Korea, they recruit them to make another collaboration project to ease their pain and cost to enter Japan market

    Now the real question is how many collaboration project until it’s just another collaboration project??
    Or how low in term of senbatsu rank and popularity that the Korean need to that actually can help them enter Japan market?
    When that day come or they choose the wrong girl, there will be members who will get burned because they leave 48 group for nothing

  • Comment Link OutOfLooP Tuesday, 12 March 2019 14:32 posted by OutOfLooP

    Sorry I was out of the loop for a while...

    What AKB48 PR crisis?

    > Akimoto Yasushi is really unwilling to return to AKB48 group

    He left? I mean officially left?

  • Comment Link Elvin Tuesday, 12 March 2019 15:09 posted by Elvin

    Just a rumor floating around the web, but there might be a show called idol school46 planned for next year.

  • Comment Link Jolly_Roger Tuesday, 12 March 2019 21:29 posted by Jolly_Roger

    This is long overdue. Despite the idiot politicians and hyper-nationalist troublemakers on both sides, Japan and Korea are culturally and historically closer to each other than anyone else is to either. While Koreans harp on the short 35 year Japanese occupation, and Japanese refuse to acknowledge the cultural impact Korea has had on Japan, they both forget that Japan and Korea have had harmonious and beneficial diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties for centuries. This cross pollination between kpop and jpop is great for both industries and everyone else. Hope it only increases. Would also like to see Korean girls try out for 48/46 Group and more Japanese in Kpop.

  • Comment Link Someone48 Tuesday, 12 March 2019 21:30 posted by Someone48

    Wouldn't any NMB48 member willing to do the jump, have to face the 2 years ban from entering another company ?

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