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Morning Musume grace the cover of CDJournal, out January 19.

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Source & image: http://www.cdjournal.com/Company/products/cdjournal.php?yyyy=2013&no=02


The goodslist for Takahashi Ai’s casual dinner show -CRoss RoAD- has been released.

Source: http://www.uf-online.jp/category/SCTA2/


The goodslist for the release event to Berryz Kobo’s “WANT!” has been released.

Source: http://www.uf-online.jp/category/SCB27/


Mitsui Aika promotes her 20th birthday T-Shirt on the UFACTORY Youtube channel.


Additional unaired footage from Hello! SATOYAMA Life has been uploaded to the Satoyama Youtube channel.


Tsugunaga Momoko has been diagnosed with influenza and will not participate in the H!P winter concerts on January 12 & 13. She will also not attend the January 14 release event for Berryz Kobo’s “WANT!”.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/news/130121130_berryz.html


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Episode 81 of Tsuntube. It focuses on the December 24 performances of Live5pb.2012 at Tokyo Dome City Hall.


More backstage footage of the 2013 Hello! Project winter concerts has been uploaded to the Mobekimasu Youtube channel.


°C-ute’s official profile images have been updated for the release of their next single “Kono Machi”.

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Source & image: http://www.helloproject.com/c-ute/profile.html


Sato Masaki has been diagnosed with left neck cervical lymphadenitis, an acute symptomatic enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes and requires treatment. She will not be participating in the January 12 & 13 H!P winter Concerts.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/news/1301111745_musume.html


Wada Ayaka & Katsuta Rina have been diagnosed with influenza. They will not participate in the January 12 & 13 H!P winter concerts. The January 14 release event for S/mileage’s “Samui ne” will be postponed. Due to her influenza, Katsuta Rina will also not be attending the January 16 handshake event for the release of Hello! Channel Volume 11.

Sources: http://s-mileage.jp/info/5400 & http://s-mileage.jp/info/5425


The cover & contents to the event V of Berryz Kobo’s “WANT!” have been released.

11012013 (02)Source & image: http://www.helloproject.com/news/1301111900_berryz.html


08012013 (01)

Footage of Mano Erina’s December 16 release event for “NEXT MY SELF” has been uploaded to her Youtube channel.


Morning Musume leave a New Year message via Barks

Source: http://www.barks.jp/news/?id=1000086225


Making of footage of Mano Erina’s photoshoot for UTB+vol.12 has been uploaded to the new J.P. ROOM (JUST PRO) Youtube channel.


Deview reports on Up Up Girls’ guest performance at the 2013 H!P winter concerts. They performed Chopper☆Chopper.

Source: http://deview.co.jp/News?am_article_id=2020404


The January 24 issue of “smart” magazine will contain an interview with Michishige Sayumi & Sayashi Riho.

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There will be a release event for Hello! Channel Volume 11 on January 16 (19:00 JST) in Shinjuku. Members present will be Tamura Meimi, Katsuta Rina, Mano Erina, Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, Tsugunaga Momoko, Sugaya Risako & Nakajima Saki.

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Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301081700_event_mobekimas.html


A digest to S/mileage’s DVD Magazine Volume 9 (on sale January 14) has been uploaded to the UFACTORY Youtube channel.


Ishida Ayumi & Sayashi Riho will appear in the magazine “Gravure The Television” (on sale January 25).

Source: http://ameblo.jp/morningmusume-9ki/entry-11444261408.html


News reports on Morning Musume’s Tower Records event for “Help me!!”

Image Credit: Crank

Image Credit: Crank


The tracklist to Berryz Kobo’s ninth studio album, “Berryz Mansion 9 Kai”, has been released.

  1. Succha ka Meccha ka~
  2. WANT!
  3. Otokomae
  4. Nandakanda de Ii Kanji!
  5. Koi Itoshiki Kisetsu
  6. Be Genki <Naseba Naru!>
  7. Massugu na Watashi
  8. cha cha SING
  9. Anata Nashi de wa Ikite Yukenai (2013 Ver.)
  10. Momochi! Yurushite Nyan♡Taisou (Yurusanyai Remix)

Source: http://www.tsunku.net/pw_Music.php


A website has been set-up for Morning Musume’s 47 prefecture promo campaign for the release of their 52nd single “Help me!!”

Source: http://www.up-front-works.jp/morningakusyu2013/

The first dates & locations of Morning Musume’s 47 prefecture promo campaign have been revealed.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301082230_event_musume.html


The music video to Kikkawa You’s “Valentine’s RADIO” has been uploaded to her Youtube channel.


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Morning Musume’s New Year’s greetings have been uploaded to their Youtube channel. Sato Masaki is absent due to illness.


Berryz Kobo’s New Year’s greetings have been uploaded to their Youtube channel.


°C-ute’s New Year’s greetings have been uploaded to their Youtube channel.


Mano Erina’s New Year’s greetings have been uploaded to her Youtube channel.


S/mileage’s New Year’s greetings have been uploaded to their Youtube channel.


A website for S/mileage’s upcoming 2nd generation member radio show has been set up. Titled “S/mileage Station 1422”, episodes will be offered as a freely downloadable podcast after airing.

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Source: http://www.jorf.co.jp/PROGRAM/ss1422.php


05012013 (1)

The Club version music video of DIY♡’s Forefore ~Forest For Rest~ has been uploaded to the SATOYAMA Youtube channel.


Tickets for Berryz Kobo’s upcoming Bangkok concert on March 9 can now be purchased online.

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Source: http://www.gyucreative.com/berryzkoboliveinbangkok/engdetail.html


New Fujibiji videos featuring Tsugunaga Momoko.

Source: http://www.fujitv.co.jp/fujibiji/#contents


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Episode 80 of Tsuntube.


Covers to Berryz Kobo’s upcoming album “Berryz Mansion 9kai”.

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Source: http://www.helloproject.com/discography/berryz/a_011.html


Berryz Kobo’s profile images have been updated.

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Source: http://www.helloproject.com/berryzkobo/profile.html


Morning Musume will have a mini-live and handshake event at Tower Records Shibuya on January 8.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301041200_event_musume.html

There will be a public recording of Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~ on January 9 followed by a handshake event. Members present will be Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, Iikubo Haruna & Ishida Ayumi.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301041235_event_musume.html

There will be a handshake & talk event for the release of “Help Me!!” on January 9 at Ario Kawaguchi (Saitama). Members present will be Michishige Sayumi, Tanaka Reina, Suzuki Kanon, Sato Masaki, Kudo Haruka & Oda Sakura.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301041230_event_musume.html


Sato Masaki requires rest and will not be participating in the next few H!P winter concerts.

Source: http://ody-inc.com/release/2012/12/hello-project.html


The Evening version music video of GREEN FIELDS’ “Boys be ambitious!” has been uploaded to the SATOYAMA Youtube channel.


THE Possible’s “Aratamemashite, THE Possible Desu! – Nyumon Hen Best – ” will be a best-of album. First press copies will contain a randomly selected trading card out of a possible twenty different cards. The cover will be designed by the girls themselves.

Source: http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/detailview.html?KEY=VICL-64004


°C-ute grace the cover of the February 2013 issue of Top Yell magazine.


More footage of the opening day of the 2013 H!P winter concerts from the JIJIPRESS Youtube channel.


Up Up Girls offer their New Year greetings on their Youtube channel.