PASSPO☆ announced their disbandment.
The idol group hold a last live performance on September 22 at Nakano Sunplaza.
A statement on their official website explains that the members and the staff have been discussing about the future activities of PASSPO☆ since the end of last year. They reached the conclusion that they should follow their own path.
Cheeky Parade announced that the idol group is going to disband on July 31.
7 members, including Yamamoto Marin and Suzuki Mariya left to study in Los Angeles, will participate in Cheeky Parade’s last live performance.
Each member commented the news on their official website. They said that they were sorry and sad that their activities are coming to an end soon. The girls thank the fans for their support. After their graduation, they want to walk towards their dreams.
As of December 1st, the “first old-school idol group in 3000 years” SAY-LA has been operating as a 6-girl unit with the addition of Yoshinaga Miina. During a joint live performance, SAY-LA & BABY TO KISS Emergency Show with Important Announcement, Agarie Hikari shared that she will be graduating on January 7, Sunday, at Shibuya WWW-X’s 3000-Nen ni Ichido no Happiness release event (single to be released on January 2nd), SAY-LA’s Agarie Hikari’s Graduation Solo Show.
SAY-LA has had some notable achievements leading up to Agarie Hikari’s graduation: Their 1st single, Kojirase Kataomoi was ranked #1 on the Oricon Daily Chart, their 1st live show DVD, Kojirase Kinnenbi was also ranked #1 on the Oricon Daily Chart and #2 on the Oricon Weekly Chart.
BiS (Brand-new Idol Society) recently made two announcements!
On the one hand, the leader Pour Lui finally resumed her activities with the idol group on October 8. She had been on hiatus last September for failing a regular challenge of BiS and BiSH, DiET or DiE, whose goal was to lose weight.
On the other hand, during their one-man live titled IDOL is DEAD at BLITZ, the girls revealed that the new group mount will make its major debut on the Nippon Crown label, also known as Crown Records, a well-known label for managing other groups in the J-pop scene such as BAND-MAID, SKE48, les PASSPO☆, etc.
Sugaya Risako, former member of Berryz Kobo, recently announced her pregnancy and her marriage.
This announcement was made on October 18 on her blog and via the website of the agency Up-Front.
Her new husband is a man in his 20s who was introduced to her by a mutual friend at the beginning of this year ; they are living together since it.
Kuroiwa Yui announced her graduation from STU48.
This announcement was made on October 2 by herself and via STU48’s website.
Kuroiwa Yui chose to leave STU48 to devote herself to her studies. It is obviously difficult for her to work with the group and be in school at the same time.
Pour Lui announced her hiatus from BiS (Brand-new Idol Society).
This announcement was made on September 17.
Suspension of Pour Lui results after it has failed during a DiET or DiE challenge. According to the announcement, it failed to reach her target and increased 0.4 kg in weight during her last weight.
Iketeru Hearts welcomed 4 new girls this August.
The announcement was done on August 19, at the idol group’s recent live performance ~Dreaming Love Kimi no Moto e~ at Shibuya duo MUSIC EXCHANGE.
The 4 new girls who joined Iketeru Hearts are: Aise Risako, Imai Aki, Koizumi Shiika and Shiroki Leia.
Discover their profile pictures below.