Hello! Project starts off 2015 with a new unit

UPDATED A new unit composed out of 8 Hello! Project Trainees has been announced at the first day of the Hello! Project Winter 2015 concerts.

The unit, currently without a group name, is composed out of Fujii Rio, Hirose Ayaka, Nomura Minami, Ogawa Rena, Hamaura Ayano, Taguchi Natsumi, Wada Sakurako & Inoue Rei.

new group

The group will release their first indie single in March and take part in a musical, titled Weekend Survivor, with Sudo Maasa from March 27 to April 5.

JIJIPRESS have uploaded footage of the first day of the Hello! Project Winter 2015 concerts which includes the announcement starting at 05:25.

Source & images: Barks & Hello! Project


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