Country Musume is going to hold auditions to recruit new members.
This surprise announcement was made by Satoda Mai via a video message on February 11 during the Hello! Project 2014 Winter ~Goisu Mode~ concert in Sendai.
Registration for the auditions is opened until March 31. They are reserved for girls aged between 10 and 17 years old from all over Japan.
Satoda Mai is the only remaining member of Country Musume. She is currently in USA along with her husband who is the Japanese professional baseball player Tanaka Masahiro.
Country Musume was formed in 1999. The idol group is part of Hello! Project.
A special website has been opened : http://www.countrymusume-audition.com/
- Source : Natalie