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AKB48 Sings Theme Song for NHK Asadora "Asa ga Kita"

By August 19, 2015 at 10:07 pm
AKB48 members at NHK broadcasting center in Tokyo.
AKB48 members at NHK broadcasting center in Tokyo.(Photo : Twitter @SayakaNeon)

AKB48 will sing a theme song for "Asa ga kita"(Morning has come), the forthcoming NHK morning drama series starting from September 28th. It was announced at NHK Broadcasting Center in Tokyo on August 18th.

The drama is based on the powerful life of business woman Asako Hirooka from the end of samurai period to Meiji era. It will be the first time that the story starts with the time of the end of Edo Period in NHK Morning Drama (Asadora) series' history. Haru plays the heroine of Asa, Hiroshi Tamaki as Asa's husband, Shinjiro and Aoi Miyazaki as Asa's elder sister, Hatsu.

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The title of the theme song is "365 Nichi no Kami Hikoki" (365 Days of a Paper Airplane).

It will be a sweet medium tempo song that flow with the sound of Acoustic guitar. The singing members are 16,  Iriyama Anna, Kashiwagi Yuki, Reina Kato, Yuria Kizaki, Rie Kitahara, Haruna Kojima, Haruka Kodama, Rino Sashihara, Haruka Shimazaki, Minami Takahashi, Jurina Matsui, Sakura Miyawaki, Aya Yamamoto, Yui Yokoyama, Mayu Watanabe, Miyuki Watanabe. Sayaka Yamamoto, the captain of team N of NMB48 will sing in the center which is her first time among the music of AKB48.

According to the executive producer of "Asa ga kita", Motohiko Sano, the appearance of AKB48 members to the drama is "possible", with profound meaning that they might appear as guests. At this moment it is not fixed yet when the song will be released. 

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