Team 8 (April 2018)

AKB48's Team 8 (チーム8) is a special Team that was announced during AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 200 2014. Their team color is Dark Blue. They have 42 members as of September 2019, though 1 is currently in IZONE. The concept of Team 8 is "Idols who go meet you" and sponsored by Toyota. They are often considered an unofficial sister group.

Each member of Team 8 comes from a different prefecture of Japan. The members participate in live performances and handshake events and special performances in various regions of Japan and internationally. They are currently on a tour around the country (Team 8 National Tour 〜47 no Suteki na Machi e〜). As of June 2017, Team 8 visited a total of 38 prefectures and travelled 31,693km.


(History: Team 8)



  • 1st Stage (PARTYが始まるよ / PARTY ga Hajimaru yo) [2014.08.05 - 2015.08.16]
  • 2nd Stage (会いたかった / Aitakatta) [2015.09.05 - )</small]

Team 8 Songs on AKB48 Albums & Singles


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