Aikawa Maho to take a break from activities


Aikawa Maho will take a break from all activities due to medical reasons. [Read more…]

Sato Masaki to go on two-month hiatus


Sato Masaki will not participate in any Hello! Project activities due to medical reasons for two months.

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Okai Chisato to take a break for medical reasons


Okai Chisato will take a break from activities to undergo surgery for vocal cord nodules. [Read more…]

Inaba Manaka to take break from Country Girls for health reasons


UPDATED  In an announcement on the Hello! Project website, Inaba Manaka has announced she is taking an extended break from Country Girls due to poor health.

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Kanazawa Tomoko has endometriosis


UPDATED It has been announced that Juice=Juice’s Kanazawa Tomoko is suffering from endometriosis. [Read more…]

Yamaki Risa to miss events due to illness


Country Girls’ Yamaki Risa will not be able to attend events in the coming few days due to to poor health. [Read more…]

Miyamoto Karin will replace Suzuki Kanon in the next Morning Musume ’15 MV’s


Miyamoto Karin will fill in for Suzuki Kanon in the music videos for Seishun Kozou ga Naiteiru and Yuugure wa Ameagari. [Read more…]

Hello! Project members diagnosed with influenza


A number of Hello! Project members have been diagnosed with influenza and will be unable to participate in upcoming events.

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Suzuki Kanon & Sato Masaki have sprains, Tanaka Reina hit with influenza


Suzuki Kanon, Sato Masaki and Tanaka Reina will be out of commision or restrict their activities in the near future due to illness and injury. [Read more…]

Hello! Project producer Tsunku diagnosed with cancer


Hello! Project producer Tsunku announced in a statement on his blog and via a fax sent to various news outlets that he has been diagnosed with early stage laryngeal cancer. [Read more…]