Happy 18th Birthday Miyamoto Karin

Miyamoto Karin (宮本佳林) - Juice=JuiceMiyamoto Karin (宮本佳林) birthday is today and may all of her birthday wishes come true.

She is a Japanese pop singer, idol, actress and model who is signed to Hello! Project. Miyamoto Karin is a member of Juice=Juice since February 3, 2013 and her member colour is grape. She is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei (November 24, 2008 – November 18, 2013) as part of the 5th generation. She was also a member of Shin Minimoni  (2009 – 2011) and Satoyama Movement unit Jurin (2013 – 2016).


Owada Nana announced her graduation from AKB48

Owada Nana (大和田南那) - AKB48Owada Nana recently announced her graduation from AKB48.

This announcement was made by herself at the end of the Boku no Taiyou stage performance at their theater on November 29th.

The date of her graduation ceremony and her last concert with the idol group hasn’t been determined yet.

The reasons why she wants to leave the group wasn’t revealed. However, Nana apologized via a tweet for this sudden announcement and asked for fans to support her until her departure and her withdrawal as an idol.


Moso Calibration – Bang Bang No.1

Moso Calibration - Bang Bang No.1Moso Calibration will release their new single Bang Bang No.1 on December 14.

This is the 3rd single major of the idol group from Akihabara.

The MV was unveiled.

The song was written by the members of Moso Calibration and Kato Yuko, and composed by Juvenile.


Happy 23rd Birthday Kitahara Sayaka

Kitahara Sayaka (北原沙弥香)Kitahara Sayaka (北原沙弥香) birthday is today and may all of her birthday wishes come true.

Kitahara Sayaka is a Japanese pop singer / soloist and idol signed to Avex. She joined Hello! Project in 2004 as a member of Hello Pro Egg (2004-2011) and was the tallest member of the unit.

Kitahara Sayaka was a member of Hello! Project trio Milky Way (2008-2009) along with Kusumi Koharu and Kikkawa You. It was created for the anime Kirarin Revolution. They sold 7,000 copies in Japan, the best selling single was Natsuga Yattekuru (2,191 copies) and the least sold was Kanari Junjou (1,130 copies).


Iwasa Misaki – Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~

Iwasa Misaki - Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~Iwasa Misaki unveiled her new album Misaki Meguri ~Dai 1 Shou~ (美咲めぐり~第1章~).

This is the first studio album of the ex-member of the AKB48. It will be released on November 30th.

It marks the beginning of Iwasa Misaki as enka singer.

It will contain new songs as well as the first singles of Iwasa Misaki released since 2012, such as : Mujin EkiMoshimo Watashi ga Sora ni SundeitaraTomo no Ura BojouHatsuzake and Gomen ne Tokyo.


Minimoni – Genki Jirushi no Oomori Song / Okashi Tsukutte Okkasui! (Day in History)

Minimoni - Genki Jirushi no Oomori Song / Okashi Tsukutte Okkasui!Genki Jirushi no Oomori Song / Okashi Tsukutte Okkasui~! (げんき印の大盛りソング/お菓子つくっておっかすぃ~) is the 6th single released by Minimoni on November 27th, 2002.

Minimoni is an idol group from Hello! Project. They are credited as Minimoni to Takahashi Ai + 4KIDS on this single. Takahasi Ai is a Japanese singer, idol, actress and model. 4KIDS is a former sub-group under Hello! Project consisting of Sudo Maasa, Sugaya Risako, Suzuki Airi and Hagiwara Mai.


Igusa Riona will graduate from Palet

Igusa Riona (井草里桜菜) - paletIgusa Riona announced her graduation from Palet.

This announcement was made by herself on November 24 during Palet’s regular live concert palet Thursday Night at AKIBA Cultures Theater.

She chose to leave the band to pursue her career in fields other than music. She would like to start a career in fashion and modeling.


°C-ute – Forever Love (Day in History)

°C-ute - Forever LoveForever Love is the 7th single released by °C-ute on November 26th, 2008.

The title song is featured on 2 albums 4 Akogare My Star and °C-ute Nandesu! Zen Single Atsumechaimashita!. Forever Love is used for the 1st ending theme for Megadig. When Arihara Kana and Umeda Erika left °C-ute, Okai Chisato and Nakajima Saki got their lines.