MNL48 announces week 4’s Top 10 aspirants and bid goodbye to 5 hopefuls

02/24/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

After the heartbreaking first elimination of five aspirants and the announcement of Week 3 Top 10 girls last Saturday, another batch of hopefuls were given a chance to shine onstage as this week’s Top 10 aspirants were revealed today, February 24, on ABS-CBN’s It’s Showtime.

This week, Lei, Uriko, Alice, Aria, Sheki, Shaina, Nice, Eunice, Shaira, Cath, Tin, Micah, Abby, Kimberly, Ash, Sayaka, Alyn, Trixie, Jewel, and Gabb performed live on It’s Showtime stage and surprised their advisers and the audience as they showcased, for the first time, their singing talent while performing Yeng Constantino’s hit song “Time In” headed by their voice coach Maria Cecilia Arrieta.



As for our Week 4’s Top 10, Eunice and Sayaka have consistently been Top 1 and Top 2 for the third consecutive weeks, while Alice maintained her rank as Top 3 for this week.

Here are the top-rankers for Week 4 according to their rank:


Sadly, another batch of hopefuls ended their MNL48 journey today as their advisers, coaches and producers eliminated 5 aspirants for this week’s live elimination. Early today, we said goodbye to Uriko, Cath, Micah, Alyn and Kimberly.

Secure your Oshi’s spot on next week’s Top 10 by continuously campaigning for them and inviting more people to vote using the MNL48 Plus Mobile App, available on Google Play Store and App Store.

Meanwhile, get to know more about the remaining finalists by tuning in on MNL48 Online Update airing from Monday to Saturday at 6PM on its official Facebook page and YouTube Channel.

To view the complete Top 65 ranking, you may visit the MNL48 website and MNL48 Plus mobile app, and get the latest updates by following MNL48 social media accounts.

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New faces joined the Top 10 aspirants for week 3; tougher challenges for MNL48 finalists

02/17/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

Two new aspirants moved up and performed live as part of this week’s Top 10 girls as revealed today, February 17, on ABS-CBN’s It’s Showtime.

After a week of rigorous training and rehearsals, this week’s top-rankers wowed the audience with their group performance of Anne Curtis’ OPM single “Empire of Pink”.

Eunice and Sayaka have maintained their rank as Top 1 and Top 2 for the second time. Let’s take a look at our week 3’s Top 10 future idols according to their rank:

Aside from the Top 10 girls who performed today, the idol hopefuls were in for a big surprise as another group of talented girls got a chance to perform live to prove that they are also idol-worthy.

However, as the competition gets tougher, starting this week, our future idols will have to double their hard work and dedication as MNL48 advisers, coaches, and produces will eliminate five aspirants every Saturday. Earlier today, Zara, Zhyra Ica, Isha, Krizzia, had an emotional farewell on It’Showtime as they bid goodbye to their fellow candidates.

Make sure to continuously campaign for your Oshi and vote for them using the MNL48 Plus Mobile App to secure their spot in the succeeding weekly Top 10 ranking and watch them perform live on It’s Showtime every Saturday.

Aside from the MNL48 segment on the Kapamilya Network’s noontime show, fans and supporters can get up-close and personal with the MNL48 finalists by tuning in live to MNL48’s Online Update airing daily at 6PM on its official Facebook page and YouTube channel.

To view the complete Top 75 ranking, you may visit the MNL48 website and MNL48 Plus mobile app, and get the latest updates by following MNL48 social media accounts.

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YouTube: @mnl48

MNL48 announces week 2’s top ranking aspirants

02/11/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

After a week of training and campaigning, another batch of aspirants who made it to this week’s Top 10 were announced last Saturday, February 10, on ABS-CBN’s It’s Showtime.

This week, a new face was added to the roster of Top 10 girls where Abby joined the group and Eunice moved up from last week’s Top 6 to Top 1. Moreover, week 2 top rankers proved that they deserve to be on their spots by showing off their dancing skills as they performed another OPM classic song, “Mr. Kupido”.

Here are the girls who captured the hearts of the supporters according to their ranking:

Meanwhile, last week’s MNL48 Online Update episodes dug deeper into the emotions of our hopefuls as they reminisced their childhood days by looking back at some of their most adorable photos. Next week, find out what makes your Oshi standout by tuning in to MNL48 every day, 6PM on its official Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Make sure to continuously campaign and vote for your Oshi for next week’s Top 10 by downloading the MNL48 Plus Mobile App, available on Google Play and Play Store, and register as supporter for free.

To view the complete Top 75 ranking, you may visit the MNL48 website and MNL48 Plus mobile app, and get the latest updates by following MNL48 social media accounts.

Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @mnl48official

YouTube: @mnl48

MNL48 reveals this week’s Top 10 aspirants

02/03/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

Following the implementation of the blind voting for the Top 75 finalists last Wednesday, January 31, this week’s Top 10 aspirants were revealed today, February 3, on ABS-CBN’s noontime show, It's Showtime.

Here are the girls who made it to this week’s Top 10 according to their ranking:

Next week we will find out if these girls will still be part of the Top 10 or we’ll be seeing new faces on the list. If you want to see your Oshi to be part of the weekly top-rankers who will perform live every Saturday on It’s Showtime, keep on voting for them using the MNL48 mobile app.

To view the complete Top 75 ranking, you may visit MNL48 website and MNL48 Plus mobile app and get the latest updates by following MNL48 social media accounts.

Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @mnl48official

YouTube: @mnl48

MNL48 Blind Voting Starts

02/01/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

After the release of the latest version of MNL48 website and mobile app, and the reveal of the Top 75 finalists last January 27, MNL48 announced the implementation of blind voting system.

Blind voting will be implemented every Wednesday to Saturday which means supporters can still vote for their Oshi using the MNL48 Plus App. Viewing of real-time ranking will resume at 12:30PM on Saturday to 12:30PM the following Wednesday on the website and mobile app, and in ABS-CBN’s noontime show, It’s Showtime.

This new system is expected to add more flavor and excitement, both to the 75 finalists and to their supporters. Moreover, the finalists who will make it to the Top 10 ranking, to be announced every Saturday, will be given a chance to perform live on It’s Showtime on the same day.

Meanwhile, MNL48 also reminded all supporters to strictly follow the one account policy. Creating multiple and fake accounts to vote for their Oshi may lead to disqualification of their favorites if proven that the finalist garnered votes from prohibited accounts

To get the latest updates, visit our website and follow our social media accounts:

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MNL48 releases new version of website and mobile app

01/27/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

MNL48 launched the newest version of its website and mobile app today, January 27 following the reveal of the Top 75 contestants who made it to the next stage of the competition.

Aside from new look of the mobile app, the latest update includes real-time ranking of the Top 75 finalists which can be viewed on the website and mobile app, and a new voting system where registered supporters can now only “Like” five applicants/Oshi per account.

These updates on the website and mobile app are in preparation for the next stage of the nationwide idol search, the “Road to Final 48”, and creation of the Philippines’ first generation of all-girl idol group, MNL48.

Moreover, new fans who wish to support their Oshi can only register through MNL48 Plus mobile app. Once fans have successfully created an account on the app, they can start using the MNL48 Plus mobile app to “Like” their Oshi. Meanwhile, the membership will not only be valid for voting, but also for receiving latest announcements and official fan club invitations, and will also serve as fan’s General Election ID, and to be used for theatre ticket reservations.

To create an account on MNL48 Plus, fill in the required fields with your valid information including your legal name, email address, mobile number, and authenticate your account through one-time SMS verification upon logging in on the app.

MNL48 Plus mobile app is available for free on App store for iPhone users and Play Store for Android devices

To get the latest updates, visit our website and follow our social media accounts:

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Road to Final 48: MNL48 announces Top 75 finalists

01/27/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines


MNL48 announced the Top 75 aspirants who will vie for the next stage of the competition on their Road to Final 48 today, January 27, on ABS-CBN’s leading noontime show, It’s Showtime.

After being presented live on national television for the first time last January 20, the Top 200 applicants who made it to the second stage were screened through a panel interview by Hallohallo Entertainment President Mr. Paulo Kurosawa, ABS-CBN Head for TV Production Mr. Laurenti Dyogi, ABS-CBN Chief Operating Officer Ms. Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN Creative Head Mr. Jillmer Dy, and ABS-CBN Business Unit Head Ms. Mercy Gonzales.

After a long and rigorous screening process, the panel of judges made their selection of the Top 75 applicants who were revealed today one by one during the MNL48’s It’s Showtime segment.

Meanwhile, MNL48 also released the latest version of its website and mobile app to coincide with this big announcement. The system update includes the new voting system where registered supporters can only “Like” five candidates and the real-time ranking of the Top 75 finalists can finally be viewed.

To get the latest updates, follow the MNL48 social media

accounts and website:

Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @mnl48official

YouTube: @mnl48

MNL48 reveals Top 200 semi-finalists

01/20/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines


The Top 200 semi-finalists who will move on to the next stage of the search for the first generation members of MNL48, were presented today, January 20, on ABS-CBN’s noontime show, It’s Showtime.

The 200 semi-finalists were introduced to the audience and performed live for the very first time as part of It’s Showtime’s launch of the MNL48 segment that will officially start airing every day (Monday to Saturday) beginning January 29.

Meanwhile, for one week starting January 22 until January 26, the Kapamilya noontime show will be featuring the Top 200 contestants’ sing and dance videos on the segment, along with their panel interview and their first pictorial. Through this, It’s Showtime viewers and MNL48 supporters will get a chance to get to know the semi-finalists or their Oshis before screening and selection of the Top 100 aspirants which is now in the hands of a panel of judges.

The much-awaited announcement of Top 100 finalists will be on January 27, 2018 on It’s Showtime and the contestants who will make the cut will compete for the first MNL48 General Election this April.

For the list of names of the Top 200 applicants, you may visit MNL48 website or through MNL48 Plus mobile app and follow our social media accounts for more updates.

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MNL48 TOP 200 Cut-off on January 14, 3pm

01/09/2018
by Mnl48 Philippines

From a total of 4,134 registered applicants, only 200 aspirants will move on to the next stage of the application. The selection of Top 200 is based on the number of Oshi (likes) the contestants will earn until January 14, 3pm.

All fans with verified supporter accounts are encouraged to support their favorite applicants by liking their profiles through the website or MNL48 Plus App.

Applicants will be no longer allowed to update their accounts, while the supporters will not be able to "Like" applicants in the MNL48 website and mobile app after the mentioned deadline.

The names of the Top 200 will be announced on ABS-CBN's noontime show, It's Showtime on January 20, 2018.

To get the latest updates, visit our website and follow our social media accounts:

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Tokyo Girls Collection Shop is set to open in Japan Town at Vertis North Mall

12/13/2017
by Mnl48 Philippines



Hallohallo Inc. (HHI) will soon open the pioneer in fashion events in Japan, Tokyo Girls Collection Shop or “TGC Shop” inside one of the biggest commercial complex facility in Quezon City operated by Ayala Malls, Vertis North Mall with the theme “bringing Japan’s real clothes to the world”.

The opening of the TGC Shop here in the Philippines will be done under the second wave of collaborative projects between HHI and the joint-venture company between Mitsubishi Corp, and Ayala Land of the Ayala Group, which is the biggest conglomerate in the Philippines in partnership with Japan’s leader in fashion trends, Tokyo Girls Collection (head office: Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, president and CEO of W TOKYO Inc.: Noriyoshi Murakami).

The TGC Shop, leading Japan's fashion market in the Philippines, will carry apparel, accessories, wigs, hair extensions and other products inspired by the "kawaii" culture that is famous among Japanese teenagers and young adults in their 20s. It will embark the creation of new entertainment from the Philippines to the world through the Kawaii x Fashion x Internet formula.

Furthermore, it will regularly hold events attracting kawaii-related idols and models in Japan, as well as fashion shows and other events using its built-in runway inside the TGC Shop, with the help of Japanese models and from the idol group MNL48 managed by HHI, which is engaged in the production of Japan Town at a vast space measuring approximately 4,230 sqm inside Vertis North Mall.

Given the demands of the Internet culture nowadays, HHI expects massive demand from the younger generation who are fashion conscious by live streaming the event stage in partnership with the live video streaming platform SHOWROOM (head office: Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, president and CEO: Yuji Maeda), as well as selling items and other products from brands associated with idols and models through live commerce.

On the press briefing which will be held on December 13th at Tokyo, Japan, HHI’s President and CEO Yasunari Okada will provide explanations regarding the business, and will hold a talk session together with W Tokyo's President and CEO Noriyoshi Murakami, and SHOWROOM's President and CEO Yuji Maeda.

About Hallohallo Inc:

Hallohallo Inc. (head office: Makati, Philippines, CEO: Yasunari Okada), which carries out business establishments such as EC sites in the Philippines launched the Internet shopping mall Hallo Hallo Mall in the Philippines in 2012 in cooperation with Tomohito Ebine, then chairman of the major Internet advertising firm OPT Inc. The venture grew into the biggest Internet shopping mall in the country, and thereafter, Hallohallo launched the restaurant introduction website Hallo Hallo Town, and the company introduction/recruitment website Hallo Hallo Job.

Under its first wave of developments in complex commercial areas with "Japan" as the main concept, it is scheduled to open an entertainment facility sponsored by team Lab (head office: Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo, president: Toshiyuki Inoko) at the rooftop of Glorietta, a commercial complex operated by Ayala Land that is located in Makati, the central business and commercial district in Metro Manila, Philippines.