NMB48’s Shimada Rena revealed to have a boyfriend
Fans have recently discovered a blog entry by NMB48 2nd generation Research Student, Shimada Rena, who was accepted as an NMB48 participant in AKB48’s 24th Single Janken Tournament.
The blog entry contains an incriminating purikura with her boyfriend, who she’s identified as “Nobu-kun“. Posted on September 23rd, 2010, the entry described theirr “love-love story”: “We’re from the same school and in the same club. We’re a teammate x manager couple (*^^*). We get along great together and I hope we can go to the festival together next year as well!”
The news has already hit Shimada’s management, and they promptly responded with:
“Thank you all for continuously supporting NMB48.
Fans have been notifying us about a former purikura picture involving NMB48 2nd generation research student Shimada Rena. When we asked Shimada about the picture, she has admitted that it is her in the photo.
Right now, Shimada Rena is looking for her dream in NMB48 and she also wants to work very hard toward that dream. Please support her as she tries to achieve her new dream.
NMB48 Management Office”
SKE48 and NMB48 is run by a different managament companies and not AKS (AKB's company). These groups are only produced by Aki-p but are not managed by him but by other companies in their respected regions.