AKB48 has just kicked off their 4-day live concert, “AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 2011“, on January 20th at SHIBUYA-AX. The members held a press conference before the concert started, and to the reporters’ delight, they performed their upcoming song “Sakura no Ki ni Narou“!
At the press conference, member Itano Tomomi said, “This year will be the real challenge for AKB48.” Another member, Takahashi Minami, also said, “I hope we’ll be known by people in other countries as well.”
Check out the part of their performance for “Sakura no Ki ni Naoru”.
source: tokyohive [endtext]