AKB48’s first Fan Meeting in Manila turns out a success
AKB48's first Fan Meeting in Manila on December 3, 2016 has come out successful after hundreds of Filipino fans gathered to watch Team 8 perform their hits onstage. One of the highlights of the events is the high touch activity where the fans had the chance to meet their idols up close.
Held in Movie Stars Café in Pasay City, the fan meeting was attended by twelve Team 8 members namely Rena Fukuchi, Yurina Gyoten, Riona Hamamatsu, Kotone Hitomi, Serika Nagano, Rin Okabe, Nanami Sato, Maria Shimizu, Karin Shimoaoki, Ayane Takahashi, Hijiri Tanikawa, and Nanase Yoshikawa.
Team 8 performed some of AKB48's best songs and gave personally signed gifts to lucky fans during a raffle segment. The pop idols also showed support for AKB48's upcoming sister group in the Philippines.