New members joined Electric Ribbon.
Their names are Yu, Aoi and Airi. They were officially introduced on March 24.
The formation whithin SiAM&POPTUNe recently changed.
One of the members, Hamada Nana (濱田菜々), had announced her graduation on February 2, which took place on March 20 during the SiAM&POPTUNe tour (held in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka respectively). On the day of her graduation, a limited press single of the group Kimi ni Hirari (キミニヒラリ), in which Nana performs a solo version of the title song, is distributed in concert.
After this departure, the idol group staff decided to recruit new girls.
Three new members, Kobayashi Mizuki, Endo Miku and Masuda Kotone, joined SiAM&POPTUNe on March 25 during the tour. They are the youngest members of the group, they were still only trainees.
Futaba Nae announced her graduation of Moso Calibration.
This news was made on April 6.
According to the official website of the group of idols, his departure from the group is the result of a contract violation (no more details about this). Management said it would be difficult for her to continue working within the idol group and decided to end her activities.
Yamada Akari resigned from the idol group Yumemiru Adolescence.
An unexpected news made on March 31 last on the idol group’s website.
According to an official statement, Akari voluntarily refrained from any activity with Yumemiru Adolescence since January 7, following serious contract violations.
The new member Futaba (双葉), joined idol group Chu-Z.
She was introduced during a concert of Chu-Z held on March 13 at Shinjuku BLAZE.
After the departure of leader Maia last January, the other girls decided to recruit new members in Chu-Z.
The disbandment of PiiiiiiiN was announced.
The news was made by the members on social networks and at their recent concert in Tokyo on March 15 (see photo). This sudden announcement took place after a period of silence of PiiiiiiiN. The idol group had just celebrated its 3rd anniversary last December.
Two days after celebrating the birthdays of members Terada Juno and Shirogane Rin, Hauptharmonie made several announcements via their official blog on March 14th.
O-ant, the producer of the group began by mentioning the contract cancellation of member Chigasaki Riko (one of the Miss iD 2017 finalists), due to her health issues and non-compliance with the rules.
He also said that Hauptharmonie will disband next summer because the painful experiences over the last three years have pushed the staff of the idol group to no longer want to keep them active.
The former Hello! Project and Morning Musume idol, Ishikawa Rika, announced her marriage to a professional baseball player, Nogami Ryoma.
Her husband Nogami Ryoma plays on the Seibu Lions team as a pitcher.
The couple had already announced their intent to marriage since the beginning of the year and gets together since 2014. The papers for their marriage will be made official on March 13.