HKT48 (short for Hakata48) is a Japanese Idol Group and the 3rd sister group of AKB48. The group has a non-permanent theater at the Nishitetsu Hall, in Tenjin (Fukuoka Prefecture). The 1st generation members were announced on October 23, 2011, debuting on November 26, 2011. The debut single, Suki! Suki! Skip!, was released in March 2013.