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1. Nogizaka46 First Photobook

Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46 Nogizaka Forty-six) is a Japanese female idol group produced by Yasushi Akimoto, and it is billed as the “official rival” of the group AKB48.

The photobook is simply titled 「乃木坂46ファースト写真集」or “Nogizaka46 First Photobook.” There is both a First Generation and Second Generation of the group. To date, they have a television variety show as well as a radio show.

Some members of the group at a signing event for the book.

2. Miura Shohei

Shohei Miura (三浦 翔平 Miura Shōhei), born on June 3 1988, in Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese actor and fashion model. He belongs to the talent agency Burning Production.

Miura Shohei has acted in many dramas, including Gokusen 3 (2008), Hanazakari no Kimitache he (2011) and Tumbling (2010). He was also in the 2009 Gokusen movie. His photobook is titled “SHOW.”

3. Akimoto Sayaka

Sayaka Akimoto (秋元 才加 Akimoto Sayaka, born July 26, 1988 in Chiba Prefecture), is a Japanese idol singer, dancer, actress, television host, and model. She is best known as being a member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48, where she had served as the captain of Team K and has also been involved in the AKB48 sub-unit Diva.

On April 7, 2013 Akimoto announced on her official blog that she would not be participating in AKB48’s 2013 general election, and would be graduating from AKB48 to focus on her acting. She plans to continue in the DiVA group.

Akimoto’s photobook is called 「ありのまま。」or “As it is.”


Asami Kiyokawa’s art combines photographs and embroidery, creating intriguing and often humorous depictions of familiar persons and objects. This exhibition examines the male way of life through a collection of ever-so-slightly modified monochrome photos, depicting well-known men like Exile’s Takahiro and football player Atsuto Uchida. The artist’s ‘Danshi’ monograph is available for purchase at the museum, along with other related merchandise.

The exhibit and the book contain photographs of actors, idols, model and tarento such as Narimiya Hiroki, EXILE, Super Junior, KRY, Tohoshinki, and Sen.


The artist Kiyokawa Asami.

5. Itano Tomomi

Tomomi Itano (板野 友美 Itano Tomomi, born July 3, 1991) is a former member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48. Her talent agent is Horipro.

Itano had her AKB48 graduation ceremony at the Tokyo Dome on August 25, and her final graduation performance on August 27 at the AKB48 Theater; the performance was streamed live by Nico Nico Namahousou.

Itano’s photobook is called 「ともちん]、which is her nickname. It is her graduation photobook from AKB48.

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