ALL BOW DOWN TO THE CREATOR [clap] [clap] [clap] *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*Akimoto Yasushi~*~*~*~*~*~* aka Aki-P Aki-P and some foreigner Aki-P and someone wearing long shorts Yasushi Akimoto (秋元 康 Akimoto Yasushi, born May 2, 1956) is a Japanese television writer, lyricist, record producer, professor and vice president at Kyoto University of Art and Design. He also created some of Japan's top idol groups, Onyanko Club and the AKB48 franchise. When Akimoto was a high school student, he became a television writer. He produced a lot of television programs such as Utaban. Akimoto started as a lyricist with The Alfee in 1981; he has written lyrics for various artists such as Kinki Kids, Tunnels, Onyanko Club, AKB48, SKE48 and SDN48. He also wrote Hibari Misora's last single during her lifetime, "Kawa no Nagare no Yō ni", and Jero's debut single "Umi Yuki". Akimoto is planning to launch a Taiwan version of AKB48 in summer 2011. The group is temporarily named Taiwan48. In 1988, Akimoto got married to Onyanko Club member Mamiko Takai. IF TOGASAKI HAS A THREAD AKIMOTO-SENSEI MUST HAVE ONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! COME WORSHIP AKI-P TODAY!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!