Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.
  • Fun with Acronyms: "AKB" stands for Akihabara, the neighborhood in Tokyo where the group has its own theatre.
  • Hey, It's That Girl!: Itano Tomomi and Kasai Tomomi appeared in Kamen Rider Double as Queen and Elizabeth, two of the main character's Joshikousei informants (the Deadpan Snarker and the Genki Girl, respectively).
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Can be heard in Disney's Wreck-It Ralph singing the theme song from the game Sugar Rush.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Kashiwagi Yuki auditioned for Morning Musume before joining AKB but was cut from the third round. Ultimately, things turned out for the better for her as captain of Team B but one can't help but wonder how she would have worked in Morning Musume...
    • Sato Sumire also auditioned for Morning Musume, but failed the audition.