Team 8, sub-unit of smash hit Japanese idol group AKB48 performed for the first time in the Philippines at the 2015 Cool Japan Festival over the weekend.

Featuring 12 members out of 48 of the all conquering AKB48, Team 8 kicked off the 2015 Cool Japan Festival in their trademark dark blue dresses and performed in front of fans who were dressed as their favourite AKB48 member.

The festival also featured local Filipino cosplayer Alodia, who performed a Cosplay show with up and coming Japanese idol group Akishibu Project.

Check out footage of Team 8 performing at 2015 Cool Japan Festival in Trinoma Activity Center in Quezon City, Philippines.