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Background information
Origin Bangkok, Thailand
  • Teen-pop
  • J-pop
  • Thai pop
  • Bubblegum Pop
Years active 2017–present
Labels iAM
Associated acts
  • AKB48 Group
Members 56 (list)
Past members 20 (list)

BNK48 (read B.N.K. Forty-eight or Bangkok48) is an Thai idol girl group and the third international sister group of Japan's AKB48, following Indonesia's JKT48 and China's SNH48.



Mimigumo is the first BNK48 sub-unit group released on September 1, 2019.


Vyra (formerly known as Lyra) is the second BNK48 sub-unit group, consisting of 6 members. They were chosen to be trained by Universal Music Thailand and debuted on October 7, 2020. The group currently has 5 members and was renamed Vyra on March 12, 2021.


  • River (2018)
  • Jabaja (2019)
  • Warota People (2020)

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