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Akimoto Yasushi is a Japanese lyricist and producer for some of the most famous idol groups, including AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, NGT48, STU48, JKT48, TPE48, MNL48, BNK48, SDN48, Nogizaka46, Keyakizaka46, Checkicco, and Onyanko Club.


  • He writes most of the lyrics from all groups, sub-units and solos
  • He is married to Mamiko Takai, a former Onyanko Club member
  • Vice President and professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design
  • Also a television writer and a manga creator