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 kenkyuusei.
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 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 32nd single, it was also announced that JKT will have their own movie titled Viva JKT48.
- Ayana Shahab
- Beby Chaesara Anadila
- Delima Rizky
- Dena Siti Rohyati
- Devi Kinal Putri
- Frieska Anastasia Laksani
- Gabriela Margareth Warouw
- Ghaida Farisya
- Nakagawa Haruka
- Jennifer Rachel Natasya
- Jessica Vania Widjaja
- Jessica Veranda Tanumihardja
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani
- Nabilah Ratna Ayu Azalia
- Rezky Wiranti Dhike
- Sendy Ariani
- Shania Junianatha
- Sonia Natalia
- Thalia Ivanka Elizabeth
- Alicia Chanzia Ayu Kumaseh
- Cindy Yuvia
- Della Delila
- Dwi Putri Bonita
- Fakhiryani Shafariyanti
- Jennifer Hanna
- Lidya Maulida Djuhandar
- Nadila Cindi Wantari
- Novinta Dhini
- Priscillia Sari Dewi
- Ratu Vienny Fitrilya
- Riskha Fairunissa
- Rona Anggreani
- Saktia Oktapyani
- Shinta Naomi
- Sinka Juliani
- Viviyona Apriani
- Amanda Dwi Arista
- Andela Yuwono
- Aninditha Rahma Cahyadi
- Ayu Safira Oktaviani
- Chikita Ravenska Mamesah
- Elaine Hartanto
- Feni Fitriyanti
- Fransisca Saraswati Puspa Dewi
- Maria Genoveva Natalia Desy Purnamasari Gunawan
- Martha Graciela
- Michelle Christo Kusnadi
- Nadhifa Salsabila
- Ni Made Ayu Vania Aurellia
- Shani Indira Natio
- Shania Gracia
- Syahfira Angela Nurhaliza
- Alissa Galliamova (January 2013)
- Diasta Priswarini (December 2013
- Sonya Pandarwaman (December 2013)
- Stella Cornelia (December 2013)
- Cindy Gulla (February 2014)
- Rena Nozawa (February 2014) (Transferred to AKB48 Team B)
- Takajo Aki (February 2014) (Transferred to AKB48 Team B)
- Rica Leyona (December 2014)
- Team KIII
- Siti Gayatri (February 2012)
- Intania Pratama Ilham (February 2012)
- Allisa Astri (May 2012)
- Fahira (May 2012)
- Neneng Rosediana (November 2012)
- Cleopatra (December 2012)
- Althea Callista (January 2013)
- Nurhalima Oktavianti (January 2013)
- Olivia Robberecht (April 2013)
- Annisa Athia (September 2013)
- Dellia Erdita (November 2013)
- Nadhifa Karimah (November 2013)
- Pipit Ananda (March 2014)
- Shaffa Nabila (August 2014)
- Milenia Christien Glory Goenawan (November 2014)
- Kezia Putri Andinta (November 2014)
- Zebi Magnolia Fawwaz (December 2014)
DVD & CD Stage Albums
- [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
- [2013.02.16] Heavy Rotation
- [2013.05.11] RIVER
- [2013.07.03] Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka?
- [2013.08.21] Koi Suru Fortune Cookie
- [2013.11.26] Manatsu no Sounds Good!
- [2014.03.05] Flying Get
- [2014.06.11] Gingham Check
- [2014.08.27] Kokoro no Placard
- [2014.12.24] Kaze wa Fuiteiru
- [2015..] Pareo wa Emerald
JKT48 CD Promotion
- 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- (君のことが好きだから)
- [2012.12.24] Baby! Baby! Baby!
- [2012.12.24] Ponytail to Chouchou -Ponytail dan Shushu- (ポニーテールとシュシュ)
Other Cover Songs
- NEW SHIP
- Skirt, Hirari
- PARTY ga Hajimaru yo
- GLASS no I LOVE YOU
- 7ji 12fun no Hatsukoi
- Yokaze no Shiwaza
- Nakinagara Hohoende
- Kimi to Niji to Taiyou to
- JKT Festival (Team Surprise)
- Oteage Lullaby (Team Surprise)
- [2012.12.26 - 2013.12.28] Team J 1st Stage "Aturan Anti Cinta"
- [2014.01.18 - ] JKT48 Team J 2nd Stage "Demi Seseorang"
-  JKT48 Team J 3rd Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2013.06.28 -] JKT48 Team KIII 1st Stage "Matahari Milikku"
- [2014.03.08 -] JKT48 Team KIII 2nd Stage "Gadis - Gadis Remaja"
-  JKT48 Team KIII 3rd Stage "Sampai Bell berbunyi"
- [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"
- [2014.04.26] JKT48 6th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo
- [2012.12.23] JKT48 1st Anniversary
- [2013.12.21] JKT48 2nd Anniversary
- [2014.12.27] JKT48 3rd Anniversary
- [2014.06.05] VIVA JKT48
- 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)
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani, the current JKT48 captain, 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.
- Rena Nozawa is fully Japanese, and is fluent in both Japanese and English. She was also the first member of JKT48 to be hold a concurrent position in AKB48. At the Dai Sokaku Matsuri, she was fully transferred to Team B, and currently is no longer part of JKT48.
- Ayana Shahab is half Japanese, and can speak the language. In her appearance on the variety show AKB to XX!, she conversed in Japanese with SKE48 member Takayanagi Akane.
- Jessica Veranda Tanumihardja is fluent in English.
- Former member Sonya Pandarmawan is half Taiwanese, and can speak Chinese.
- Former member Cindy Gulla is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
- Melody Nurramdhani Laksani and Frieska Anastasia Laksani are sisters.
- Former member Stella Cornelia and Sonia Natalia are sisters.
- The Team KIII captain Shinta Naomi is the older sister of Sinka Juliani.
- Devi Kinal Putri was a cover dancer for K-Pop songs in Bandung.
- Official Site (Indonesian)
- Official Site (Japanese)
- Official Youtube
- @officialJKT48 JKT48 Official Twitter Page
- JKT48 Official Facebook Page