On January 4 AKB48 member Mina Oba return to Team 4 after being suspended from any AKB48 duties due to a scandal several months ago. She perform with Team 4 on January 4th at the AKB48 theater, after their Hashire EN! Penguins performance. AKB48 theater manager Tomonobu Togasaki appeared on the podium reading a letter form AKB48 founder Yasushi Akimoto, basically it was about Mina Oba being appointed Team 4 Captain again. A bit later on Mina Oba thank Haruka Shimada for doing a good job as Team 4 captain, during her suspenison.
Mina Oba back as Team 4 Captain.