Mano Erina announced her graduation from Hello! Project on February 23, 2013.
After her graduation, she will continue with her singing and acting carreer.
HMV is going to organize Nippon Juudan Idol Ranbu 2012 live tour in August.
The tour includes 6 dates. The idols performing will change at each event. However Shiritsu Ebisu Chūgaku, Dempagumi.inc, Tomato n’ Pine, Dorothy Little Happy, LinQ, Mary Angel, Jewel Kiss, Team Syachihoko, and more idols will participate in the concerts.
Ultra Punch Live!! Vol. 1 & 2 will respectively take place on August 12 and September 8.
9nine, Vanilla Beans, Ono Erena, Afilia Saga East, Dorothy Little Happy and Babyraids will perform in the events.
Maeda Atsuko AKB48 Sotsugyou Kinen Photobook “Acchan” will be released on August 24.
As the title says, the photobook will commemorate Maeda Atsuko’s graduation from AKB48. It will include new photos, a long interview of Acchan, a talk with Yasushi Akimoto and more.
Up Up Girls’ 3rd single Uppercut! / Yudachi! Through the Rainbow (アッパーカット！ / 夕立ち！スルー・ザ・レインボー) will be released on July 25.
This is a double A-side single.
The CD includes 2 songs plus instrumental versions.
Watanabe Mayu’s 2nd single Otona Jelly Beans (大人ジェリービーンズ) will be released on July 25.
The CD contains 3 songs plus instrumental versions.
The limited editions include a bonus DVD featuring music video, making-of, and other video footage.