Showing posts from 2017

Hello!Project announced New Member Auditions!

Hello!Project announced their New Member Auditions! The auditions are for girls between 9 and 17 years old, who are single and not signed with any agency. The winners could be added to any existing H!P group, a new group or to the theater section Engeki Joshibu Club! The auditions will close on the 14th of august. Website:

Ogawa Rena will go on Haitus

It was announced that Kobushi Factory's Ogawa Rena will be going on a Haitus. She will be absent until at least mid-august. Renako has been suffering from anxiety neurosis. This means Rena won't take part in the upcoming Kobushi Factory events nor in the Hello!Project summer tour.  Let's all support Rena and Kobushi Factory during these hard times.

Update on Aikawa Maho

Aikawa Maho gave an update on her status. She has been doing better and is currently at university studing Photography. From January until March, Aiai couldn't leave the house, but she is currently doing well with daily life. She is in contact with the ANGERME members and wants to stay in ANGERME. Maho, however, doesn't feel like she could handle the stress of being an idol yet, so she asks us to be patient. She won't be returning for the Angerme fall tour. After this managment, Maho, her family and doctors will speak about her returning or not.

Kobushi Factory updated their profile picture

With the termination of Fuji Rio's contract, it was only a matter of time before Kobushi Factory would update their profile picture to their new 7 member line-up.  The picture features the 7 members in their Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa outfits. They are just some individual pictures pasted togheter to form a group photo. Some thing haven't changed yet (blog header, twitter profile, youtube), but this will most likely happen in the upcoming few days. Let's support Kobushi Factory as this will be a very hard time for them.

Breaking: Fuji Rio's contract terminated!

Shocking news! Hello!Project just announced that Kobushi Factory's Sub leader Fuji Rio's contract has been terminated. This means she left the agency and won't have her graduation as planned. The official statement is that Rio did not follow the rules of her contract and has there for let go. Which rules she didn't follow, has not been stated.
This is incredibly sad news. First we get the news that Rio will be graduating during a joint Hello!Project concert and now we get the news her contract has been terminated and she won't be part of Kobushi Factory anymore... A sad day for all Kobushi Fans and other Hello!Pro fans..

Tsubaki Factory announced details for their upcoming single!

Tsubaki Factory announced the details for their 2nd major debut single! The single will be released on the 27th of July and is called: Shuukatsu Sensation/Waratte/Hana Moyou The single will be released in 7 versions (3 regular, 3 limited and 1 special edition)! These are the covers: Limited A Limited A features the girls in their Shuukatsu outfits. It's quite a nice cover with them "running". It's simple yet very cute. I love the pink line as it gives the cover color.
Limited B How can such simple covers been so beautiful? I think these are the outfits for Waratte, but it wouldn't suprise me if Hana moyou has two outfits to show (like with ANGERME's Koi nara Hajimaru). The outfits are cute, weird, yet cute. I love how white the cover is as it makes them stand out so much. 
Limited C Ahhh I love this! I love the effect and the colors! Yes for this cover and those beautiful girls!
Regular A Another simple yet cute cover for Shuukatsu. I really love how they are all…

Update: New system for Hello!Project

A few days ago Hello!Project announced their new system! This actually means the following: 3 country girls members are transferring to different groups 3 Kenshuusei are debutting. We all had our predictions, but here are the actual results: Danbara Ruru (Kenshuusei) & Yanagawa Nanami (Country Girls) are both added to Juice=Juice, making Juice=Juice a 7 member group. This is the first addition to Juice=Juice and the first line-up change since their major debut and the leaving of Otsuka Aina.  Morito Chisaki (Country Girls) will join Morning Musume as their sole 14th generation members. She will be the first member to join Morning Musume after auditioning for the group and joining another group.  Kawamura Ayano (Kenshuusei) and Funaki Musubu (Country Girls) will be joining ANGERME. They will be the first 2 member generation and will form their 5th generation. Ichioka Reina will be leading her own group. The other members will be announced at a later date.
All transfers/adds are pe…

Big news tomorrow on New System of Hello!Project!

Today, Hello!Project uploaded a teaser on the Hello!Pro Station channel for a big announcement tomorrow on the new system. It features small video's of Danbara Ruru, Ichinoka Reina, Kawamura Ayano, Morito Chisaki, Yanagawa Nanami and Funaki Musubu.

The announcement will be uploaded tomorrow at 9pm JST, which is 2pm CEST. What will be announced hasn't been specified, yet the clips suggest we will get to see what group each girl will join! Let's look forwards to the news tomorrow!

Morning Musume '17 announce Fall tour!

Morning Musume '17 announced their Fall tour! The tour will start on the 23th of september and will last until the 3th of december (for now).  The tour will be called: Morning Musume Tanjou 20 Shuunen Kinen Concert Tour 2017 Aki ~We are MORNING MUSUME~ This tour will celebrate their 20th anniversary and will also be the last tour featuring 10th generation member Kudo Haruka.

News on Asakura Kiki

Hello!Project announced that Asakura Kiki has been diagnosed with a lumbar disc Hernia. This is the same as what Sato Masaki has been diagnosed with some time earlier this year. Kiki will be resting until (at least) the 30th of June, after which management will talk with her and the doctor again about how to proceed.
Poor Kiki... Another member out of the running due to a hernia.. Let's wish her a speedy recovery and hope she will take all the time she needs.

Shocking News on Country Girls

Hello!Project announced some big changes coming up for Country Girls. As you all know, playing manager Tsugunaga Momoko will be graduating at the end of this month. Country Girls will start prefoming as a 5-nin unit until the end of the summer. When the summer ends Yamaki Risa and Ozeki Mai will focus on school, while Morito Chisaki, Yanagawa Nanami and Funaki Musubu will all join different groups within Hello!Project. Country Girls will only be active during vacations and school breaks.  This also means that the group won't release any singles, the songs that they release will be digital singles. 
What this actually means is that Country Girls will become a sub-unit, with members from other groups and members who are only active when school allows them to be. It is not know which groups Chii, Yanami and Musubu will join or if they will stay togheter. More information will be provided on a later date.
This is really sad and weird news.  It's quite terrible to see Country Girl…

Morning Musume '17 revealed new profile pictures!

Morning Musume '17 revealed new profile pictures on their website! The pictures are in the outfits of their current tour "the inspiration".  I personally ADORE these outfits! I love the pastel pink and the flowertheme!
Fukumura Mizuki & Ikuta Erina Mizupon looks like a goddess with those flowers in her hair. She fits this theme so well! The dress is very flattering and she looks amazing. Eripon looks soooo good with that Jacket. It's so Eripon. I love the pink on her and the long hair!
Iikubo Haruna & Ishida Ayumi Look at Harunan being all sassy! I adore her hairstyle so much! The mask in her hand is such a nice prop. I am all for her dress and her hairpiece! Ayumi looks a bit displeased with something, yet her hair with those flowers!! The dress is a bit meh, but beautiful on her nontheless.
Sato Masaki & Kudo Haruka This is by far the best picture of Maachan EVER. I love her hair like this and that cheeky smile! Perfect. I adore adore adore this picture so…

Tsugunaga Momoko's last album details!

Tsugunaga Momoko will be releasing a last album before she graduates! The album has been announced some time ago as: Tsugunaga Momoko Idol 15 Shuunen Kinen Album ♡Arigatou Otomomochi♡ The album will be released on the 21st of June and will have three cd's.
Disc 1 "Mo" / Mou Ichido Arigatou♡ Songs covered by Momoko Ganbacchae! Iku ZYX! FLY HIGH Koi wa Hipparidako Gag 100kaibun Aishite Kudasai Arigatou! Otomodachi. Moshimo... Hatsukoi Cider Itooshikutte Gomen ne Peanut Butter Jelly Love Momochi! Zutto Otomomochi
Disc 2 "Mo" / Momochi-senpai Arigatou♡ Songs from Country Girls Idol Sotsugyou Chuuijikou (2017.5.4 Live @ Nakano Sun Plaza) Ashita Kara wa Omokage - Yamaki Risa, Morito Chisaki, Ozeki Mai,Yanagawa Nanami, Funaki Musubu Kiss Yori Saki ni Dekiru Koto Mousou Rehearsal  Rhythm ga Yonderuzo!  VIVA!! Barairo no Jinsei  Gizagiza Heart no Komoriuta  Kimama na Kataomoi
Disc 3 "Chi" / Choice Arigatou♡
Song in original form choosen by the fans Gag 100kaibun Ais…

ANGERME released the covers to their 23th single!

ANGERME will be releasing their 23th single on the 21st of June. The single has three a-sides and is called: Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chan This single will be without Aikawa Maho as she is on Haitus. There will be 6 versions of this single: 3 regular, 2 limited and 1 special edition.
Regular A I love the effect on this cover! The outfits are for Ai Sae and gosh do the girls look beautiful. I am still no big fan of Kamiko's hairstyle, but urgh I adore this cover. The red cloth looks like a flower and makes the cover super elegant. 
Regular B Oh this is cute! I love the flowers and that they are holding their image colours! And look at the green in the middle! We all know that Namida Iro is a song for Aiai, so this makes it a little bit more bittersweet. The girls look wonderful and I love how simple this cover is!
Regular C All the yes! Majokko's cover looks amazing! I love the soft pastel colors and the simplicity of the cover. All girls …