Related Information for Akb48 AKB48 is an all-female Japanese theater/idol group. As of November 2014 AKB48 currently consists of 138 members divided into five teams: Team A, Team K, Team B, Team 4 and Team 8. Team A contain 24 members, Team K contain 21 members, Team B contain 23 members, Team 4 contain 23 members, while Team 8 contain 47 members. Unlike other idol groups in Japan, AKB48 are theatre-based and have their own theatre in Akihabara, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan where they perform once every weekda.. read more