Maeda Atsuko, Tomomi Itano, Yuko Oshima, Rino Sashihara, & more AKB48 graduates participate in AKB48 charity song “Hanareteitemo”

Girl group AKB48 has released a brand new charity song titled “Hanareteitemo“, which means “even when apart”. It will officially be released on July 1st, and all sales until December 31st, 2020 will fully be donated to organizations helping to support the devastating effects of coronavirus.

For this song AKB48 were joined by their most legendary and popular members who have all now graduated, including the original Kami 7, with the exception of Mayu Watanabe who recently retired from show business.

The list of graduates who appear in the song are :

  • Atsuko Maeda
  • Rino Sashihara
  • Yuko Oshima
  • Haruna Kojima
  • Tomomi Itano
  • Mariko Shinoda
  • Minami Takahashi
  • Sayaka Yamamoto

Many of the members filmed their parts for the MV at home, check it out below: