News – Dempa Connection

Denpa Gumi Inc - Dempa ConnectionThe DVD of the film Dempa Connection (でんぱコネクション) starring will be released on October 19.

The story is based on’s new song Sabotage arranged by Hyadain. This is a cover from Beastie Boys.

The film was directed by Iguchi Noboru. It lasts 37 minutes.

The DVD includes visual and audio commentaries.


Asia Idol Parade 2012

Asia Idol Parade 2012Asia Idol Parade 2012 will be held on September 30 in Tokyo.

Lives will take place at the same time at Club Asia, Glad, Lounge Neo and Vuenos.

LinQ, Mary Angel, JK21, Candy Go! Go!, Station♪, Kaiketsu! Tropical Maru, Sketch, SDN48’s former members, and more than 80 other idol groups will participate in the event.


hy4_4yh One-Man GIG


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hy4_4yh’s live One-Man GIG (ワンマンGIG) will take place on September 22 at Shimokitazawa Shelter in Tokyo.


Mary Angel Survival Live!! ~Ikinokori wo Kaketa Tatakai~

Mary Angel Survival Live!! ~Ikinokori wo Kaketa Tatakai~Mary Angel’s concert Survival Live!! ~Ikinokori wo Kaketa Tatakai~ (サバイバルライブ!!~生き残りを賭けた戦い~) will take place on September 2 at Osaka Ruido.

The setlist includes 20 songs. This is their first one-man live for 3 years.


AKB48 Team Shuffle


AKB48 announced a team shuffle.

Team 4 is discontinued. Teams A, K and B have been completely reorganized.

Some members leave the group : Ōta Aika was transferred to HKT48, Takajō Aki and Nakagawa Haruka to JKT48, Miyazawa Sae and Mariya Suzuki to SNH48.

Takahashi Minami is still the leader of AKB48. However the new captains are Shinoda Mariko (Team A), Ōshima Yūko (Team K) and Umeda Ayaka (Team B).


Niigaki Risa – Tumbling Vol.3

Tumbling Vol.3The DVD of the stage play Tumbling Vol.3 (タンブリング vol.3) starring Niigaki Risa (ex Morning Musume) will be released on January 9.

It includes a bonus DVD featuring making-of, interviews, press conference, digest of the event “Daikanshasai” and more.

It comes with a photobook containing comments from the actors and photos.


Shimura Rika (Super Girls) – Rikataso (Photobook)

Shimura Rika (Super☆Girls)

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Shimura Rika’s (Super☆Girls) 1st photobook Rikataso (りかたそ) will be released on September 21.

The book contains 112 pages. It comes with a bonus DVD featuring exclusive footages, an interview and more.

The photo shootings were made in Hawaii and Hokkaido.