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Graduation of Yurano Yuno from Iketeru Hearts

Yurano Yuno (由良乃ゆの)Yurano Yuno announced he graduation from Iketeru Hearts.

This announcement was made by herself on the group’s radio show, TAKE UR HEARTs, on Shibuya Cross FM, on May 18.

Yurano Yuno has decided to leave due to health issues ; Yurano Yuno suffers for several months from a chronic illness which has deteriorated since its activities with the idol group. However, she said she wanted to stay in the group, despite this, and apologized to the fans.

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Country Girls Music Video Clips Vol.1

Country Girls Music Video Clips Vol.1Country Girls released their 1st Blu-ray Country Girls Music Video Clips Vol.1 (カントリー・ガールズ ミュージックビデオ・クリップス Vol.1) on May 24.

This is the last of Country Girls with their playing manager Tsugunaga Momoko, who will leave the idol group in June.

It features the MV of the first 5 singles of Country Girls since its revival formation in November 2014 as well as with Tsugunaga Momoko : Itooshikutte Gomen ne / Koi DorobouWakatteiru no ni Gomen ne / Tamerai Summer TimeBoogie Woogie / Koi wa Magnet / Ranrarun ~Anata ni Muchuu~, Dou Datte Ii no / Namida no Request and Good Boy Bad Girl / Peanut Butter Jelly Love.

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Buono! announce their break-up

Buono!Buono! held the concert Buono! Live 2017 ~Pienezza!~ at Yokohama Arena on May 22

This was the last live of the Hello! Project idol group.

The reasons why Buono! broke up are due to the various activities of the members:

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Shirato Kana leaves Dorothy Little Happy

Shirato Kana (白戸佳奈) - Dorothy Little HappyShirato Kana will leave Dorothy Little Happy after a last live performance on July 23 at Mt.Rainier Hall Shibuya Pleasure Pleasure in Tokyo.

She will also retire from the entertainment industry.

The staff added that it will also be the end of Dorothy Little Happy’s activites in the current system. Further details will be given later.

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Higashi Ikebukuro 52 – Watashi Saison

Higashi Ikebukuro 52 - Watashi SaisonThe debut single of Higashi Ikebukuro 52 entitled Watashi Saison (わたしセゾン) was unveiled.

This single is an answer to Keyakizaka46‘s 3rd single Futari Saison.

To put you in context, just as Keyakizaka46 is getting all the hypes for their outstanding performances every where they go, one company, Credit Saison, has decided create a special idol group.

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Imaizumi Rei (Necronomidol) will make her solo debut

Imaizumi Rei (今泉怜) - NecronomidolImaizumi Rei, member of the idol group Necronomidol, announced her solo debut.

This announcement was made by the singer via her Twitter account.

A photo of her was also published on Twitter ; she appears smiling and dressed in clothes (of a traditional idol) brighter than those worn by Necronomidol.

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BiS – SOCiALiSM

BiS (Brand-new Idol Society)BiS (Brand-new Idol Society) will release their new single SOCiALiSM on May 31.

Two girls, Kamiya Saki (member of Gang Parade) and Aya Eight Prince (member of BiS), exchanged their positons in early May. This is temporary because they will return to their respective idol groups in September.

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AKB48 – Negaigoto no Mochigusare

AKB48 - Negaigoto no MochigusareAKB48 will release their 48th single Negaigoto no Mochigusare (願いごとの持ち腐れ) on May 31.

The short versions of the MVs have been unveiled. The full music video for Negaigoto no Mochigusare lasts 11 minutes.

The center position is held by Matsui Jurina (SKE48) and Miyawaki Sakura (AKB48 & HKT48).

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