AmebaPigg Unit Battle

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AKB48 Team Pigg Unit Battle (AKB48 チームピグ指名戦, AKB48 Team Pigg Shimeisen)
Voting Period
2010/7/23 (10:00 AM JPT) ~ 7/29 (12:00 PM JPT)
Results Annoucment Event
2010/08/09, 18:30 JPT

General Information

During the Surprise wa Arimasen concert, The Team Pigg Unit Battle (AKB48 チームピグ指名戦, AKB48 Team Pigg Shimeisen) was announced. All the 48 Members from AKB48 were divided into 10 different units and were given 10 different songs.

During the last week of July 10, special "support items" were released through Ameba Pigg, a social network. The unit to gain more purchases of their item would be selected Team Pigg, and would take charge of all the AKB promotions related with Ameba Pigg in the future and would had their own song (Kimi ni Tsuite) as one of the B-Sides of AKB48's 18th Single, Beginner.




Members: Oshima Yuko, Sato Amina, Nakaya Sayaka, Miyazaki Miho
Song: Thristy (Description: A full of Fun Girls Rock Song)


Unit: MINT
Members: Katayama Haruka, Kasai Tomomi, Maeda Atsuko, Matsui Sakiko, Nito Moeno
Song: Kimi ni Tsuite (君について) (Description: A little painful love song)


Unit: U
Members: Itano Tomomi, Oya Shizuka, Kobayashi Kana · Komori Mika · Hirajima Natsumi · Masuda Yuka · Matsubara Natsumi
Song: DELETE (Description: An active dance number)

Lolita Peter Pan

Unit: Lolita Peter Pan (ロリータピーターパン)
Members: Ishida Haruka, Watanabe Mayu
Song: Tenshi no Fruit Parfait (天使のフルーツパフェ) (Description: A conventional idol song)


Unit: EYES
Members: Iwasa Misaki, Oku Manami, Uchida Mayumi, Nakagawa Haruka, Nakatsuka Tomomi, Takahashi Minami
Song: NEXT HEAVEN (Description: An extreme anime song)


Unit: GIRLS · ING (ガールズ・ING)
Members: Umeda Ayaka, Kikuchi Ayaka, Kuramochi Asuka · Kojima Haruna, Chikano Rina, Sato Natsuki
Song: Uso desho? ~Nanaboshi GA hama no Nanafushigi~ (うそ でしょ? 〜ななぼし が はま の ななふしぎ〜) (Description: A high-spirited pop tune singing about girls' feelings)

Cosmos Tokei

Unit: Cosmos Tokei (コスモス時計)
Members: Kashiwagi Yuki, Sashihara Rino, Fujie Reina, Maeda Ami
Song: Merry Go Round (メリーゴーランド) (Description: A folk song with a beautiful melody)

Renaiun Joshotai

Unit: Renaiun Joshotai (恋愛運上昇隊)
Members: Ota Aika, Takajo Aki, Tanabe Miku, Minegishi Minami, Nonaka Misato
Song: Shaku ga Hoshii (尺が欲しい) (Description: A planned thing)


Unit: Houkenshitsu (保健室)
Members: Kitahara Rie, Sato Sumire, Suzuki Mariya, Miyazawa Sae, Nakata Chisato, Yonezawa Rumi
Song: Barairo Countdown (バラ色カウントダウン) (Description: An energetic song using the beats of the excited feelings you have until your love comes true)

Saly Akimoto

Unit: Saly Akimoto (サリー秋元)
Members: Akimoto Sayaka
Song: Kamuchakka Wataridori Bojou (カムチャッカ渡り鳥慕情) (Description: An enka song making the best use out of Akimoto Sayaka's vocal skills)

Result Announcement

Ameba Pigg Tokyo Dome (Announcement Ceremony)

The results were announced at Ameba Pigg's Tokyo Dome on August 9th, with a total of 997,588 votes.

  1. MINT (134,918 votes)
  2. LOVE COMPANY (116,254 votes)
  3. GIRLS · ING (108,575 votes)
  4. U (104, 635 votes)
  5. Saly Akimoto (100,374 votes)


  • Shinoda Mariko didn't participate on the even because of contractual restrictions with another company
  • The items were floral bouquets, each one with a different color, costing "10 ame"
  • Originally, only the winning song was to be released. However, "Uso deshou?", "NEXT HEAVEN" and "Shaku ga Hoshii" were released on No Sleeves's first album as coupling songs.