NMB48’s debut single11 August, 2011 by Chad
Kind of late, but here’s a peek inside the contents of Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo (Extinct Black-haired Girl) which was released last month on the 20th of July, as the debut single by the 48 family’s latest group.
Just half a year after their formation, NMB48’s single falls under laugh out lough records, a subsidiary of Yoshimoto R and C (which also manages the wacky Ayaman Japan). All of the group’s first Team N joins in the single’s title track Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo, which appears to blend traditional pop with some thumping beats.
In a nod to sister group SKE48’s recent releases, the participating members are split up into two groups, Shirogumi and Akagumi (White and Red) to fill up the single’s B-sides.
As expected, the single comes in multiple versions to cash in on obsessive collectors. The Type A and Type B versions (1600 yen) come with either group’s coupling songs as well as a bonus DVD featuring the promo videos for the single and respective B-side. A 1000 yen theater version is also available which sacrifices the bonus DVD for both couplings.
Regardless of which version you choose, both the coupling songs are pretty standard pop affair and will ultimately come down to a preference of featured artists. First press copies of the single come with a ticket for a handshake event, as well as one random bonus photo card (16 types per version), like in SKE48/AKB48 DefStar era CDs.
Below is a look at the contents of the two CD+DVD versions.Click here to search CDJapan for official AKB48 goods.
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