AKB48's new Guinness World Record

AKB48's new Guinness World Record

7 Mar – AKB48 has set a new Guinness World Record for the 'Most Number of Same Product Television Endorsement within 24 Hours' when 90 of its members were showcased for the group's endorsement of Wonda Coffee.

According to Tokyo Hive, Asahi had broadcast each of the 90 members from the group's Team A, Team K, Team B, Team 4 and 33 research students in 90 commercials, titled under "Wonda Coffee Morning Shot", which had each member giving a word of encouragement to Japanese viewers in the Kanto, Kansai and Tokai region.

The commercials were aired within the 24 hour period beginning on February 28, breaking the previous record of 60 commercials for the same product.

This is the first time that all members from the idol group had collaborated on a commercial campaign for the same product.