Especia – Aviator / Boogie Amora

Especia - Aviator / Boogie AmoraThe new single of Especia entitled Aviator / Boogie Amora will be on sale on July 22.

This is the 3rd single if the idol group and its 2nd one featuring a double A-side.

The tracklist and the covers have been unveiled.


Juice=Juice – First Squeeze!

Juice=Juice - First Squeeze!The new album of Juice=Juice entitled First Squeeze! will be on sale on July 15.

This is the first full studio album of Juice=Juice. It marks the debut of the idol group since its formation in 2013 under the Hello! Project.

The tracklist and the covers were unveiled.


Angerme – 4th Generation

Angerme (アンジュルム)Angerme are going to recruit new members to be part of the 4th generation of the idol group from Hello! Project.

Audition for Angerme (ex S/mileage) 4th Generation members will be held this summer.


Hashimoto Hikari announced her graduation from AKB48

Hashimoto Hikari (橋本耀) (AKB48)Hashimoto Hikari (橋本耀) announced her graduation from AKB48 on June 22.

This announcement was made during her birthday celebration and her 300th performance at the group theater in Tokyo.

The date of graduation ceremony has not been determined yet.


i☆Ris – Dream Parade

i☆Ris - Dream Paradei☆Ris‘ 9th single Dream Parade (ドリームパレード) will be released on July 8.

It is the opening theme song for the season 2 of PriPara (プリパラ) anime series.

Check out the music video.


NMB48 – Durian Shounen

NMB48 - Durian ShounenNMB48‘s 12th single Durian Shounen (ドリアン少年) will be on sale on July 15.

Team N’s Suto Ririka has been appointed in center position for the first time.

Check out the MV.



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