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NMB48 – Kyun to Doki (Photobook)

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NMB48’s 1st photobook Kyun to Doki (きゅんとどきっ) will be released on September 3.

The theme of the photobook is “a girls’ school with only NMB48’s members”.

It features pictures of daily life. Some photos show the girls in swimsuit or in leotard. There is also a love atmosphere.

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Tokyo Joshi Cafe #1 a-bossa

Tokyo Joshi Cafe #1 a-bossaThe compilation album Tokyo Joshi Cafe #1 a-bossa (東京女子カフェ #1 a-bossa) will be released on August 22.

The album contains songs performed solo by some members of the following idol groups :

  • Tokyo Girls’ Style (Konishi Ayano, Arai Hitomi, Nakane Yuri)
  • Dorothy Little Happy (Takahashi Mari, Shirato Kana, Hayasaka Koumi)
  • Party Rockets (Watanabe Koume)

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Flower – Forget-me-not ~Wasurenagusa~

Flower - Forget Me Not ~Wasurenagusa~Flower’s 3rd single Forget-me-not ~Wasurenagusa~ (forget-me-not 〜ワスレナグサ〜) will be released on August 22.

The song Forget-me-not ~Wasurenagusa~ is used as the ending theme of the anime series MS Gundam Age.

The limited edition comes with a DVD featuring music video and making of footage.

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Morning Musume 9 10 ki 1st Official Photobook

Morning Musume

Morning Musume’s 9th and 10th generation members’ photobook Morning Musume 9 10 ki 1st Official Photobook (モーニング娘。9・10期 1st Official Photo Book) will be released on August 27.

The photobook includes new photos, unreleased photos taken for the magazine UTB, interviews, and more.

It comes with a DVD bonus featuring making of footage.

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Passpo – Pa Su Po

Passpo☆ no PoPasspo☆‘s blu-ray Pa Su Po (「ぱ」「す」「ぽ」) will be released on August 31.

The blu-ray contains the 3 image DVDs of Passpo☆ shot in 2011 in Okinawa : Passpo no Pa (ぱすぽのぱ), Passpo no Su (ぱすぽのす) and Passpo no Po (ぱすぽのぽ).

So these DVDs, which were previously released in December 2011 in a limited number of copies, are re-released.

The 10 original members of Passpo☆, including Sakuma Kaho who graduated at the end of 2011, appear in the DVDs.

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Morning Musume – 13 Colorful Character

Morning Musume - 13 Colorful CharacterMorning Musume’s 13rd album 13 Colorful Character (⑬カラフルキャラクター) will be released on September 12.

The album contains 8 new songs and Morning Musume’s last singles : One・Two・Three, The Matenrou Show, Renai Hunter and Pyoko Pyoko Ultra.

The Limited Edition includes a DVD featuring music videos and making of.

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Dream5 – Ready Go!! / Wake Me Up!

Dream5 - Ready Go!! / Wake Me Up!Dream5’s 7th single Ready Go!! / Wake Me Up! will be released on August 15.

The song Ready Go!! is used in Achilles footwear brand’s TV commercial.

The second track Wake Me Up! is a cover song originally performed by Speed in the 90s.

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°C-ute Concert Tour 2012 Haru Natsu ~Utsukushikutte Gomen ne~

°C-ute Concert Tour 2012 Haru Natsu ~Utsukushikutte Gomen ne~°C-ute Concert Tour 2012 Haru Natsu ~Utsukushikutte Gomen ne~ (℃-uteコンサートツアー2012春夏~美しくってごめんね~) DVD and blu-ray will be released on August 15.

Live was recorded at Nakano Sun Plaza on May 4.

Many songs from °C-ute’s 7th album Dainana Shou “Utsukushikutte Gomen ne” (第七章 「美しくってごめんね」) were performed during the concert.

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S/mileage – Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro Igyou

Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro IgyouThe horror movie Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro Igyou (怪談新耳袋・異形) starring S/mileage will be released in theaters on August 11.

It is S/mileage’s first movie in a leading role. All current members were casted : Wada Ayaka, Fukuda Kanon, Nakanishi Kana, Takeuchi Akari, Katsuta Rina and Tamura Meimi.

Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro ・Igyou is the 5th movie based on the TV series Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan (怪談新耳袋).

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