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January 8, 2012

AKB48 member Sashihara Rino to release debut solo single in March

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AKB48 member Sashihara Rino (19) will debut as a solo artist this March. The news was announced on Sunday during AKB48’s handshake event as a surprise to everyone, including Sashihara herself.

Sashihara’s debut single, which is currently untitled, will be the theme song for her upcoming drama series “Muse no Kagami,” which begins on January 14. The single will be released under avex trax in March.

Sashihara, who belongs to Team A, is currently one of AKB48’s more popular members. She is also part of the sub-unit Not yet, along with Oshima Yuko, Kitahara Rie, and Yokoyama Yui.

She will be the fifth active AKB48 member to debut as a soloist, after Maeda Atsuko, Itano Tomomi, Iwasa Misaki, and Watanabe Mayu.


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