JKT48 (short for Jakarta48) is an Indonesian all-female idol group, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, where they have their own theater in the fX Sudirman mall. The group, established in 2011, was the first sister group of AKB48 outside of Japan. JKT48 is produced by Akimoto Yasushi, and signed under HITS Records. Currently the group consists of three teams: Team J, Team KIII, and Team T. In addition, the group also has trainees called JKT48 Academy.
2011: Creation of the group
- The formation of JKT48 was first announced on September 11, 2011 at an AKB48 event held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba. The interview for new applicants took place in late September, with the final audition for the finalist being held on October 8-9, 2011.
2012: Theater debut, creation of the 2nd Generation
- On May 17, 2012, JKT48 held their first theater live performance. JKT48's official Theater opened on September 8, 2012.
- On December 23, 2012, it was announced that JKT48 formed their first team, Team J, and that the single from their debut CD was set for release in January.
2013: Debut album released
- On June 18, 2013, it was announced that Nozawa Rena would hold a concurrent position with AKB48.
- On June 25, 2013, it was announced that Team KIII was formed.
- On July 4, 2013, it was announced the auditions for the 3rd Generation. It was also announced that they will be releasing their 3rd single, the same day as AKB48's thirty-second single, it was also announced that JKT48 will have their own movie titled Viva JKT48.
2014: The first Senbatsu Election
- On April 26, 2014, JKT48 held its first Senbatsu Election, with the 16 ranking members going to appear in JKT48's 6th Single, Gingham Check, that released on 11 June 2014.
2015: New General Manager
- On January 24, 2015, Team T is formed with 16 girls.
- On June 13, 2015, JKT48 held a concert at Kelapa Gading Sports Mall in Jakarta that consisted of four different shows. During the concert, Melody Nurramdhani Laksani was appointed as the General Manager of JKT48 Theater, while Shania Junianatha appointed as the captain of Team J, Devi Kinal Putri appointed as the captain of Team KIII, and Nakagawa Haruka appointed as the captain of Team T. Some members got promoted and transferred in this concert.
2016: The Untold Story of JKT48
- On May 7, 2016, JKT48 was invited to at an event titled The Untold Story of JKT48. This event would show the other side that has not been disclosed JKT48.
- On February 27, 2016, JKT48 held their first Request Hour Concert. During the concert event, Nakagawa Haruka announced her graduation.
- On September 11, 2016, JKT48 would have their first Team Shuffle during the Mae Shika Mukanee Handshake Festival.
- Andela Yuwono (September 2015)
- Nina Hamidah (February 2016)
- Martha Graciela (April 2016)
- Chikita Ravenska Mamesah (May 2016)
- Christi (October 2017)
- Regina Angelina (November 2017)
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani (March 2018)
- Elizabeth Gloria Setiawan (April 2018)
- [2013.05.11] RIVER
- [2013.07.03] Apakah Kau Melihat Mentari Senja?
- [2013.08.21] Fortune Cookie Yang Mencinta
- [2013.11.26] Musim Panas Sounds Good!
- [2014.03.05] Flying Get
- [2014.06.11] Gingham Check
- [2014.08.27] Papan Penanda Isi Hati
- [2014.12.24] Angin Sedang Berhembus
- [2015.03.27] Pareo adalah Emerald
- [2015.05.27] Refrain Penuh Harapan
- [2015.08.26] Halloween Night
- [2016.01.01] Beginner
- [2016.06.01] Hanya Lihat Ke Depan
- [2016.09.21] LOVE TRIP (JKT48 Single)
- [2016.12.21] Saikou ka yo (JKT48 Single)
- [2017.03.08] So Long!
- [2017.06.07] Indahnya Senyum Manismu dst.
- [2017.12.14] Dirimu Melody
- [2018.07.XX] JKT48 Berubah
- [2013.07.06] Pajama Drive "Senshuuraku" (2DVD + 1CD)
- [2013.12.21] Renai Kinshi Jourei - Aturan Anti Cinta DVD
- [2013.12.21] Boku no Taiyou - Matahari Milikku DVD
- [2014.11.08] Dareka no Tame ni - Demi seseorang (DVD + CD)
- [2014.11.08] Seishun Girls – Gadis - Gadis Remaja (DVD + CD)
- [2014.12.07] Renai Kinshi Jourei - Aturan Anti Cinta CD
- [2014.12.07] Boku no Taiyou - Matahari Milikku CD
- Bonus of HAI! Magazine. 1 CD contain 1 song.
- [2012.12.24] Heavy Rotation
- [2012.12.24] Kimi no Koto ga Suki Dakara -Karena Kusuka Dirimu-
- [2012.12.24] Baby! Baby! Baby!
- [2012.12.24] Ponytail to Chouchou -Ponytail dan Shushu-
- Ayo Penuh Skandal / Scandalous ni Ikou
- Bersama Kamu, Pelangi, dan Mentari / Kimi to Niji to Taiyou to
- Bibir dari Plastik / Plastic ni Kuchibiru
- Dari Atas Melody / Ue Kara Mariko
- Heavy Rotation - Dangdut Version - / Heavy Rotation
- Incarlah Emas / Ougon Center
- Jadi Diri Sendiri / Jibun Rashisa
- JKT48 / AKB48
- Kaca Berbentuk I Love You / GLASS no I LOVE YOU
- Kita Berdua Jadian / Futari wa Dekiteru
- Kupu-Kupu Yang Tak Dapat Terbang / Tobenai Agehachou
- Malam Natal Bersamamu / Anata to Christmas Eve
- Mari Kita Mulai Dari Ucapan / Aisatsu Kara Hajimeyou
- NEW SHIP
- Party Akan Dimulai / PARTY ga Hajimaru yo
- Petak Umpet Romansa / Romance Kakurenbo
- Rok Bergoyang / Skirt, Hirari
- Terimakasih / Arigatou
- Tersenyum Sambil Menangis / Nakinagara Hohoende
- Majisuka Rock'n'Roll
- Akai Pin Heel to Professor
- Langit Biru Cinta Searah / Aozora Kataomoi
- Kitagawa Kenji
- Cinta Yang Tak Terbalas / Kataomoi no Karaage
- Tolong Ingatlah / Oboete Kudasai
- Hanya Padamu Chu! Chu! Chu! / Kimi Dake ni Chu! Chu! Chu!
- Nyanyian Tidur Yang Sia-Sia / Oteage Lullaby
- Hatsukoi Dash
Team J Stages
- [2012.12.26 - 2013.12.28] Team J 1st Stage "Aturan Anti Cinta"
- [2014.01.18 - 2015.04.26] JKT48 Team J 2nd Stage "Demi Seseorang"
- [2015.02.13 - 2015.03.13] JKT48 Team J Waiting Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2015.05.17 - 2016.11.27] JKT48 Team J 3rd Stage "Dewi Teater"
- [2016.12.09 - 2017.05.14] JKT48 Team J Special Stage
- [2017.05.19 - ] JKT48 Team J 4th Stage "Sekarang Sedang Jatuh Cinta"
Team KIII Stages
- [2013.06.28 - 2014.02.22] JKT48 Team KIII 1st Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2014.03.08 - 2015.03.14] JKT48 Team KIII 2nd Stage "Gadis - Gadis Remaja"
- [2015.08.01 - 2016.11.27] JKT48 Team KIII 3rd Stage "Bel Terakhir Berbunyi"
- [2015.03.31 - 2015.07.28] JKT48 Team KIII Waiting Stage "Pajama Drive"
- [2016.12.08 - 2018.02.27] JKT48 Team KIII Special Stage
- [2018.03.04 - ] JKT48 Team KIII 4th Stage "Back Hip Circle"
Team T Stages
- [2015.03.15 - 2016.11.26] JKT48 Team T 1st Stage "Sambil Menggandeng Erat Tanganku"
- [2015.01.28 - 2015.03.06] JKT48 Team T Waiting Stage "Pajama Drive"
- [2016.12.07 - 2017.05.22] JKT48 Team T 2nd Stage "Aturan Anti Cinta"
- [2017.07.08 - 2017.12.09] JKT48 Team T 3rd Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2017.12.10 - 2018.04.18] JKT48 Team T 4th Stage "Demi Seseorang"
- [2018.04.20 - ] JKT48 Team T 5th Stage "Gadis Gadis Remaja"
Team Bunga Matahari
- [2016.04.08 - ] JKT48 Team Bunga Matahari 1st Stage
- [2013.01.11 - 2012.12.13, 2013.01.11 - 2013.05.12, and 2014.05.24 - 2015] JKT48 Kenkyuusei 1st Stage "Pajama Drive"
- [2013.05.17 - 2013.06.25] JKT48 Kenkyuusei 2nd Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2016.08.19] JKT48 Janken Competition 2016
- [2014.06.05] VIVA JKT48
- [GlobalTV] JKT48 School (2012.04.15 - 2012.06.03)
- [Trans7] JKT48 Mission (2013.06.23 - [Disbanded])
- [RCTI] JKT48 Story (2013.08.31 - [Disbanded])
- [NET TV] iClub48 (2014.10.11 - 2015.03.08)
- [ANTV] Yokoso JKT48 (2014.12.14 - 2015.03.8)
- [RTV] The Best of Yokoso JKT48 (2015.11.15 - 2015.12.06)
- [RTV] The Ichiban (2015.12.13 - 2016.02.14)
- TEEN Magazine vol.278
- GADIS vol.13
- HAI Magazine (Regular Appearance)
- JKT48 + Pocari Sweat : Build the dream (Themesong: Heavy Rotation)
- JKT48 Laurier Go With Thin (Themesong: Kimi no Koto ga Suki Dakara)
- JKT48 (Dhike (as Sheep) & Cleo)
- JKT48 And Rakuten Belanja Online
- JKT48 - 1000% Joyful MIO J (Themesong: Aitakatta)
- Nomeraka Honpo x JKT48 (なめらか本舗×JKT48) (Themesong: Heavy Rotation)
- JKT48 Biore Body Foam (Themesong: Ponytail to Shushu)
- JKT48 SHARP AQUOS (Themesong: Baby! Baby! Baby!)
- Pocari Sweat JKT48 Dance Cover (Themesong: Heavy Rotation)
- Pocky [Stick Together] (Themesong: Baby! Baby! Baby!)
- Pocari Sweat Love Letter [Nakagawa Haruka center] (Themesong: Gomenne, SUMMER)
- Pocari Sweat Movie [Shania Junianantha] (Themesong: Gomenne, SUMMER)
- Pocari Sweat Presentation [Takajo Aki center] (Themesong: Gomenne, SUMMER)
- IM3 SMS SUKA SUKA (Themesong: Oogoe Diamond)
- OXY Perfect Facial Sheet (Themesong: Jatuh Cinta Setiap Bertemu Denganmu) (2ver)
- Indosat IM3 PLAY JKT48 ft. Caesar (Themesong: Koi Suru Fortune Cookie)
- Lip Ice ft. JKT48 (Themesong: Jatuh Cinta Setiap Bertemu Denganmu) (2version)
- New Honda Brio (Themesong: RIVER)
- IM3 Play Soulmate [Melody & Nabilah]
- Charm Extra Dry (Themesong: Koi Suru Fortune Cookie)
- Pocari Sweat GO SWEAT GO ION : Cat & Mouse (Themesong: Summer Sounds Good!)
- Pocari Sweat GO SWEAT GO ION : Bergerak Bersama Pocari Sweat & JKT48 (Melody) (Themesong: Summer Sounds Good!)
- Pocari Sweat GO SWEAT GO ION : Tennis (Hanna) (Themesong: Summer Sounds Good!)
- Pocari Sweat GO SWEAT GO ION : Run Haruka, Run! (Haruka) (Themesong: Summer Sounds Good!)
- IM3 HIPERBOLA 888 [Melody & Nabilah]
- JKT48 WAKUWAKU JAPAN (Themesong: Flying Get) (2ver.)
- Tolak Angin (Themesong: Koi Suru Fortune Cookie)
- Kakaotalk Plus Friend
- Pocky [Stick Together] (Themesong: Shoujotachi Yo -Gadis Remaja-)
- JKT48 ft. Yupi "Lebaran" (Center: Cindy Yuvia)
- Honda Jazz ft. JKT48 Gingham Check Senbatsu (Themesong: Gingham Check)
- Advan Vandroid Gaia (JKT48 Kami8 Gingham Check)
- Advan Vandroid Tablet (Haruka Nakagawa & Melody Nurramdhani Laksani intro + Gingham Check (JKT48 Single) senbatsu)
- Aikatsu! Idol Academy Project ft. JKT48 3ver. (Cindy Yuvia, Nabilah Ratna Ayu Azalia, Nakagawa Haruka)
- JKT48 ft. Yupi (Cindy Yuvia & Chikano Rina intro + Team KIII)
- iclub48 (Jessica Veranda Tanumihardja intro + Shania Junianatha dialogue) (Themesong: Ponytail to Shushu)
- iclub48 (Haruka Nakagawa dialogue)
- Advan Vandroid Gaia (Themesong: Gingham Check (JKT48 Single))
- JKT48 ft. Yupi (Cindy Yuvia intro)
- Honda 2All New Honda BeAT for everyone (SPORTY > 8members from Team J POP > 8members from Team KIII)
- LINE GET RICH (Nakagawa Haruka, Jessica Veranda Tanumihardja, Melody Nurramdhani Laksani)
- Honda (Mae Shika Mukanee (JKT48 Single)'s Senbatsu)
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani, the current JKT48 General Manager, was featured on the GIVE ME FIVE! B-side NEW SHIP. This made her the first JKT48 member to be in an AKB48 song and PV.
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani and Frieska Anastasia Laksani are sisters.
- Former member Stella Cornelia and Team J member Sonia Natalia are sisters. later, Stella Cornelia being soloist.
- Team J member Shinta Naomi is the older sister of Team KIII member; Sinka Juliani.
- Tan Zhi Hui Celine is a Malaysian.
- Hasyakyla Utami Kusumawardhani is the older sister of Adhisty Zara. Both are Team T member
- Team T member Eve Antoinette Ichwan is the younger sister of Ariella Calista Ichwan of Academy Class A member.
- Official Site (Indonesian)
- Official Site (Japanese)
- Official Youtube
- @officialJKT48 JKT48 Official Twitter Page
- JKT48 Official Facebook Page