Kikkawa You – Second Album

Kikkawa You will release her second album, “Two YOU” on April 24.

There will be two editions: regular and limited.

She will also release her “Music Video Clips vol.1” on the same day.

Kikkawa You – Onna no Ko Zukan Vol.1

Kikkawa You - Onna no Ko Zukan Vol.1

Kikkawa You will perform at “Onna no Ko Zukan Vol.1” alongside other idols on April 30.

Kikkawa You - Onna no Ko Zukan Vol.1

The venue for the event is Shibuya-AX in Tokyo.

Source & image: Universal Music Japan

16/01/2013

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The music video to Kikkawa You’s cover of “Chocolate Damashii” has been uploaded to her official Youtube channel.

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A live photobook of Morning Musume’s 2012 fall tour “Colorful Character” will release on Febuary 12. A release event for the photobook is scheduled for February 14.

Sources: http://www.helloproject.com/news/1301152100_musume.html

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Sengoku Minami & Yajima Maimi are featured on Adidas’ webpage for futsal apparel.

Source: http://shop.adidas.jp/pc/item/?cat1Id=04&f=footer

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Takahashi Ai stars in BS-TBS drama “Ryusei Vacation”.

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Source & image: http://www.tbs.co.jp/ryusei-vacation/

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Mano Erina’s profile images have been updated.

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Source & images: http://www.helloproject.com/manoerina/profile.html?id=mano

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There will be a handshake event for the release of Fukuda Kanon’s solo DVD “Dress up Kanon” on January 23. She will also have a birthday fanclub event for her 18th birthday on March 12.

Source: http://www.up-fc.jp/helloproject/news_Info.php?id=4081 & http://s-mileage.jp/info/5450

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There will be a handshake event for “Help me!!” on January 21 in Gifu. Members present will be Michishige Sayumi, Fukumura Mizuki & Ishida Ayumi.

Source: http://www.helloproject.com/event/1301161700_event_musume_gifu.html

08/01/2013

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

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Morning Musume leave a New Year message via Barks

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

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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.

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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

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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

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

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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

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

Image Credit: Crank

Image Credit: Crank

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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

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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

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

03/01/2013

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Still down with a high fever, Sato Masaki will not be participating in today’s (January 3) concerts.

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

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More Day 1 footage of the HiP 2013 winter concerts courtesy of Kanaloco. Among other things it features a glimpse at Morning Musume’s rendition of Berryz Kobo’s debut single “Anata Nashi de wa Ikite Yukenai”.

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Kaga Kaede and Yamagishi Riko will be the H!P trainees participating in the “Nettai Danshi” stageplay.

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Source: http://gekipro.com/Gekipro/stage?id=117

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The music video to “Forest Time” by Harvest has been uploaded to the SATOYAMA Youtube channel.

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Michishige Sayumi’s upcoming photobook is titled “Mille-feuille”.

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Kikkawa You leaves a New Years message for Excite Music.

Source: http://www.excite.co.jp/music/newyear/?artist_id=29