Ngt48's Sugahara Riko To Go On Hiatus To Treat Her Injury

NGT48's Sugahara Riko to go on hiatus to treat her injury

It's been reported that NGT48 member Sugahara Riko will be going on hiatus after receiving surgery on her left knee. 

Sugahara injured her knee last year and had been continuing her activities within a reasonable range. She received surgery on January 15 seeking a complete recovery. While she is doing well after surgery, it will be about three or four months until she can perform on stage. She plans to continue updating her social networking sites at her own pace.

Ngt48's Agency And Aks Release Statement Regarding Assault Case Involving Member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and AKS release statement regarding assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho

NGT48's agency and their operating company AKS has released a statement regarding an assault case involving member Yamaguchi Maho. 

In a live broadcast on Twitter and SHOWROOM on January 8 and 9, Yamaguchi revealed that she was attacked by two men in front of her home in December. She then participated in the group's third anniversary event on January 10 where she apologized to her fans for causing them to worry. 

Ngt48's New Single 'sekai No Hito E' To Be Released In 119 Countries

NGT48's new single 'Sekai no Hito e' to be released in 119 countries

NGT48's fourth single "Sekai no Hito e" will be available for download in 119 countries on October 19. 

"Sekai no Hito e," which was released on October 3, opened a second chapter for NGT48 after welcoming 21 research students to the group and starting the two teams' (Team NIII and Team G) activities in June. Ogino Yuka serves as center, and the PV was shot in Vladivostok, Russia. This is the group's first song to be released overseas.

Ngt48's Kado Yuria To Halt Her Activities For A Month

NGT48's Kado Yuria to halt her activities for a month

NGT48 member Kado Yuria will be taking a break from her group activities beginning September 24. 

On the group's official website, an explanation has been published, stating, "She had been experiencing back pain from before and had been continuing her activities while monitoring her condition. After examination at the hospital the other day, it was decided that she take a break for about a month as she was at the risk of getting worse." She will resume her activities upon consultation with the doctor.

Ogino Yuka To Be The Center For Ngt48's 4th Single

Ogino Yuka to be the center for NGT48's 4th single

The center and senbatsu members for NGT48's fourth single (currently untitled) have been selected. 

The senbatsu members for the title track are Ogino Yuka, Oguma Tsugumi, Kashiwagi Yuki, Kato Minami, Sugahara Riko, Takakura Moeka, Tano Ayaka, Nakai Rika, Nakamura Ayuka, Nara Miharu, Nishigata Marina, Nishimura Nanako, Hasegawa Rena, Honma Hinata, Yamaguchi Maho, and Yamada Noe. Ogino will be the center for this single, making this her second time to take on this important role. 

Ngt48's Takahashi Mau To Graduate

NGT48's Takahashi Mau to graduate

NGT48 member Takahashi Mau will graduate from the group in late-September. 

At NGT48's concert back in April, there was a surprise announcement that Takahashi would be getting promoted from a research student to an official member. She has been a part of Team NIII since June 30. 

Ngt48's Nakai Rika Apologizes For Dating Scandal

NGT48's Nakai Rika apologizes for dating scandal

On June 16, which was the day of the '10th AKB48 World General Election,' internet program 'Bunshunho live' reported that NGT48 member Nakai Rika is dating one of her fans and is partially living with him. The following day, she appeared on TV Tokyo's 'Seishun Koukou 3-nen C-gumi', where she apologized regarding the scandal. 

A new project was supposed to start on the program on this day, but there was a change of plans as Nakai stepped forward to explain the situation. She revealed that she was surrounded by four reporters on the morning of the 14th, "I told the staff that I was interviewed. I was scolded at an early stage.

Details On Ngt48's 3rd Single Revealed

Details on NGT48's 3rd single revealed

The details on NGT48's 3rd single "Haru wa Dokokara Kuru no ka?" have been revealed.

The group's new single will be released on April 11 in 4 different types: Types A ~ C and Regular Edition. As previously reported, Honma Hinata will serve as center for the very first time. 

Honma Hinata To Be The Center For Ngt48's 3rd Single

Honma Hinata to be the center for NGT48's 3rd single

NGT48's third single "Haru wa Dokokara Kuru no ka?" will be released on April 11.  

This was announced on February 8 during the group's performance at NGT48 Theater. For the upcoming single, Honma Hinata was selected to serve as center. While she has been the center for coupling tracks in the past, this will be her first time being the center for a single title track. 

Ngt48's Kitahara Rie To Release First Photo Book

NGT48's Kitahara Rie to release first photo book

NGT48 member Kitahara Rie will release her first photo book (untitled) on January 17.

Kitahara joined AKB48 in 2007, then transferred to NGT48 in 2015. She's scheduled to graduate from the group next spring. Her first photo book was photographed by Hosoi Koujirou in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The 112-page photo book will feature various pictures of Kitahara including one of her wearing ao dai, a Vietnamese traditional clothing.

Details On Ngt48's Second Single Revealed

Details on NGT48's second single revealed

The title of NGT48's second single that will be released on December 6 has been determined to be "Sekai wa Dokomade Aozora Nanoka?"

The single will be released in four types, and all versions will include the title track, which is an emotional rock song with Ogino Yuka as center, and Nakai Rika's center song "Boku no Namida wa Nagarenai" as the coupling track. Additionally, Type A will include "Otona ni Naru Mae ni" by the 'Real Gakusei Senbatsu' comprised of the group's middle school members, and Type C's coupling track will be "Nanika ga Iru" sung by all members.

Ngt48's Ogino Yuka Makes A Typo In Her First Tweet

NGT48's Ogino Yuka makes a typo in her first tweet

NGT48 member Ogino Yuka has launched her own official Twitter account (@yuka_ippaiwarae).

In her first tweet, she wrote, "I started Twitter today!" There was a typo in her tweet which NGT48's official account pointed out. She responded, "It made me nervous a little bit... but I won't be discouraged if I make a typo!!!"