Arai Hitomi (Tokyo Girls’ Style) and Shida Yuumi (Yumemiru Adolescence) become Shida Summer Arai Summer!

Shida Summer Arai Summer (志田サマー新井サマー)Arai Hitomi (Tokyo Girls’ Style) and Shida Yuumi (Yumemiru Adolescence) announced to form a new idol unit Shida Summer Arai Summer! (志田サマー新井サマー).

As you might have guessed, the name of the group contains the members’ surnames ; this is a temporary group which will be active during next summer only.

The duo announced that it will release a new single entitled Shakunetsu Summer ~SUMMER KING x SUMMER QUEEN~ (アッパーな「灼熱サマー ~SUMMER KING × SUMMER QUEEN~) on July 6.


i☆Ris – Ready Smile!!

i☆Ris - Ready Smilei☆Ris is ready to make you smile with its new single Ready Smille!!.

It’s the 12th single of i☆Ris and it will be sold on June 1st.

The clip was unveiled.

The song Ready Smille!! will serve as opening theme for the TV animation series PriPara.


Negicco – Tea for Three

Negicco - Tea for ThreeThe new album of Negicco entitled Tea for Three (ティー・フォー・スリー) will be on sale on May 24.

It’s the 3rd album of Negicco.

One edition will be available.

The track list was unveiled.


Tomita Mayu stabbed by a fan

Tomita Mayu (冨田真由) ex AKB48Tomita Mayu has been stabbed 24 times in the neck and chest by a fan.

The J-Pop idol is in critical condition. She has yet to regain consciousness.


Natsuyaki Miyabi (ex Berryz Kobo, Buono!) is back with a new group

夏焼雅 新グループIt was announced that Natsuyaki Miyabi (former member of Berryz Kobo), joined M-line club (a Up-Front’s fan club of idols graduate from Hello! Project) in May and formed a new group.

Thetwo  other members who joined Miyan for this new adventure are Kobayashi Hikaru (小林ひかる) and Nihei Yuka (二瓶有加).

The new photo of the group was unveiled.


Predia – Byakuya no Viola ni Idakarete

The new album of Predia will be released on June 22.

it is entitled Byakuya no Viola ni IdakareteThis is the second mini album of the idol group.

The clip of BOROBORO ~Kono Ai wa Boroboro ni Naru Unmei na no ka~ was posted.


Lovely Doll – Doll Collection 2

The new album of Lovely☆Doll entitled Doll Collection II was released on May 3.

This is the 2nd album of LovelyDoll.

The members Ota Riona, Sakura MikiNakagawa Rira et Yoshihashi Arisa make their first appearance on an album of the idol group. They aldready performed with the group on the last singles Calendar Girl and Heatup Dreamer.