NMB48 Request Hour Best Setlist Top 30 has took place today, April 18th, 2013.
The biggest announcements of NMB’s Request Hour came after the Top 30 was revealed. We got two promotions as both 2nd Gen KKS Koga Narumi (Naru) and 4th Gen KKS Nishimura Aika (Aika) were promoted to Team N. Since there was only 1 open spot in N at the moment (Ainyan hasn’t officially graduated yet), we also got a team member transfer as Yamada Nana (Nana) was transferred from Team N to Team M, which had an open spot available.
Really thrilled for Naru, as her promotion was a long time coming. I can’t say I know much about Aika, but congratulations to her promotion and having the distinction for being the 1st 4th Gen member to make a team. As for Nana being transferred to Team M, I’m still completely confused on how I feel about it. It’s like it hasn’t even sunk in yet that my two favorite NMB members are both in M now. I hope Nana fits in well in M, but it sucks that she got transferred before Team N got an original stage. Hey Aki-P, get NMB some original stages already, please. Stop playing around.
As for the actual Request Hour, I’m generally pleased with all the results (except Boku ga Mou Sukoshi Daitan Nara not ranking). Although Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo didn’t rank #1 like I wanted, Kesshou is a great NMB song and totally deserving of the top spot. I wished that I wish the event would have been streamed through G+, but I expected it wouldn’t. Hoping this gets a DVD release (or even better, a Blu-ray release).
Setlist results after the jump.