AKB48's Mayu Watanabe's Solo Debut Streamed on Ustream
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
AKB48 Team B member and self-professed anime fan Mayu Watanabe (nicknamed "Mayuyu") will stream a live performance of her solo debut single "Synchro Tokimeki" on Ustream on February 29 at 6:45 p.m. in Japan (4:45 a.m. EST). Watanabe will hold a press conference starting at 6:45 p.m. where she will reveal another song, and the solo debut program, "Dokidoki Jōtō. Synchro Shiyō Ze!," will start at 8:30 p.m. (6:30 a.m. EST). Watanabe's solo debut single will be released on the same day.
Watanabe will star as 13-year-old Chieri Sono in AKB0048, the spring television anime series inspired by the all-female idol group AKB48. Watanabe was one of nine winners chosen from 200 members of AKB48 and its sister groups: SKE48, NMB48, and HKT48 to star in the anime series.