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Morning Musume 20th – Ai no Tane (20th Anniversary Ver.)

morning musume 20th ai no tane anniversary coverThis is a first time for the group!

The original members of Morning Musume met (eighteen years later) to perform a new version of their first single, Ai no Tane (愛の種 ; seeds of love), with current members of Morning Musume. ’17. This new version is titled Ai no Tane (20th Anniversary Ver.) and will be released on November 3, 2017, in digital format, on iTunes.

This special sub-unit is named « Morning Musume. 20th », to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this song and the group.

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Interview : The World Standard

The World Standard (わーすた)The World Standard participated in Japan Expo 2017 in Paris Nord Villepinte, France, last summer. Along with other medias, we had the opportunity to meet the members of the idol group.

Their sound producer and composer, Suzuki Manaka, was also present to answer questions about music.

Check out this long interview with Wa-Suta.

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Graduation of Okumura Nonoka from Niji no Conquistador

Okumura Nonoka (奥村野乃花) - Niji no Conquistador (虹のコンキスタドール)Okumura Nonoka recently announced her graduation from Niji no Conquistador.

This announcement was made on October 21 on NijiCon website.

In her message, she mentions that when she joined the group in 2014, her only goal was to be an idol. Over time, she began to think about her future and how she wants to experience and accomplish many things in life.

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Kudo Haruka (Photobook)

Kudo Haruka Photobook (工藤遥)The new photobook of Kudo Haruka (Morning Musume ’17) will be released on October 27.

The self-titled photoook will be the last photobook of Kudo Haruka to be released under Hello! Project. Indeed, Haru-chan will graduate from Morning Musume. ’17 and Hello! Project on December 11.

The photos were shot by Honda Akiko.

The covers show Kudo Haruka wearing a seifuku and a bikini.

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