Watanabe Mayu announced her graduation from AKB48

Watanabe Mayu (渡辺麻友) - AKB48Watanabe Mayu announced her graduation from AKB48.

The announcement was made by herself on June 17, during the 49th selection (senbatsu) of AKB48 members (for the next 49th single).

She explained that she wanted to open up to other areas and have a fresh start after 10 years as an idol.



BiSH - GiANT KiLLERSThe new mini album of BiSH entitled GiANT KiLLERS will be released on June 28.

The MV for the song GiANT KiLLERS has been unveiled.

The mini album will be released in 4 different versions.


Angerme – Ai Sae Areba Nannimo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chan

Angerme - Ai Sae Areba Nannimo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chanAngerme will release their new single Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chan (愛さえあればなんにもいらない/ナミダイロノケツイ/魔女っ子メグちゃん) on June 21.

This is the 23rd single of the Angerme (ex S/mileage). It has a triple A-side.

The video clip of Namida Iro no Ketsui was unveiled.

Aikawa Maho did not participate in the recording of the single, due to health issues ; She gets a medical treatment.


New line-up within E-Girls

E-GirlsE-Girls have made a major new line-up within their group.

This announcement was made on June 4.

The group now comprises 11 members: SAYAKA, Kaede, Fujii Karen, YURINO, Anna, Suda, Washio Reina, Bando Nozomi, Sato Harumi, Ishida Anna, Yamaguchi Nonoka and Takebe Yuzuna.

Several members of the idol groups Dream, Happiness et Flower left E-Girls.

Several graduations of members took place at the beginning of this month.


Dream will break-up

DreamDream announced on June 4 their disbandment.

It was also announced that the three members have left E-Girls, which have undergone a redevelopment within the group, with several departures integrations of members.

Dream will perform for the last time at E-girls concert E-girls LIVE 2017 EG EVOLUTION which will be held on July 16, 2017.


Chu-Z – Yubiwa no Yukue

Chu-Z - Yubiwa no YukueThe idol group Chu-Z will release its new single Yubiwa no Yukue (指輪の行方) on June 21.

This is the 5th major single of Chu-Z.

Futaba, new member, makes her first appearance with Chu-Z on this disc.

The MV was unveiled. It lasts about 11 minutes.


PINK CRES. – crescendo

PINK CRES. - crescendoPINK CRES. will release their new mini album crescendo on June 28.

This is the first album of the PINK CRES. and marks their debut since their formation in May of last year.

It will be released under the label Up-Front Works ; the fans could already buy it at the last Buono! concert on May 22.

Natsuyaki Miyabi (ex Berryz Kobo) officially resumed her singing activities in this group PINK CRES.


Musubizm – Kimi ni Mu CHU♡XX

Musubizm - Kimi ni Mu CHU♡XXMusubizm will release their 3rd single Kimi ni Mu CHU♡XX (キミに夢CHU♡XX ; I’ll See You in my Dream) on June 26.

The singles’ songs are written and composed by SEIJ, combining the 80’s synthpop genre with the 2010’s bubblegum bass for a sound adapted to a idol group looking to connect and share the kawaii culture of Japan with the rest of the world.

The costumes worn by the members of Musubizm were designed by SIIILON clothing brand.


Predia – Nouvelle Cuisine

Predia - Nouvelle CuisinePredia will release their new single Nouvelle Cuisine (ヌーベルキュイジーヌ) on June 20.

This is the 6th single of Predia.

Discover out the music video below!