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Tokyo Idol Festival 2013

Tokyo Idol Festival 2013Tokyo Idol Festival 2013 will be held on July 27-28 at Odaiba.

It will be the 4th edition of Tokyo Idol Festival since its creation in 2010. Last year, 111 idol groups and 21500 fans participated in the event.

Idoling!!!, AeLL, Sakura Gakuin, The Possible, Tokyo Girls’ Style, Negicco, and Vanilla Beans have already announced that they will perfom in the festival.

On May 14, the participation of 46 new groups and soloists was announced.

On May 29, 23 other idol groups and soloists have been added to the line-up.

On June 5, 15 new artists announced their participation.

On June 12, 8 other idol groups have been added.

HKT48 and RYUTist were the last guests announced on July 5.

Moreover, the timetable of TIF2013 has been revealed.


Kawaii Pop Fest 2013 Hong Kong

Kawaii Pop Fest 2013 Hong KongUp Up Girls, Dorothy Little Happy, Dempagumi.inc, 9nine, and Super☆Girls will perform at Kawaii Pop Fest 2013 Hong Kong.

The festival will be held on May 17-19 at Music Zone @E-Max, KITEC, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong. The event is organized by @Jam and Top Yell.

There will be 3 days of live performance. Check out the schedule for each idol group.


Kawashima Umika in Tank Top Fighter

Kawashima Umika (Tank Top Fighter)Kawashima Umika (9nine) will appear in the drama Tank Top Fighter (タンクトップファイター).

Kawashima Umika will play the role of Riku. Her sister, Kai, is played by Ono Erena.

Tank Top Fighter is a action/suspense drama. Kai and Riku  become bounty hunters chasing after 4 criminals in order to free their father.

Tank Top Fighter will start airing in April on TBS and MBS.


9nine – Cue

9nine - Cue9nine’s 4th album Cue will be released on March 13.

The album contains 13 songs, including 9nine’s latest singles.

The limited edition Type A includes an extra disc with 5 songs remixed by Tofubeats and a bonus DVD featuring music videos.

The limited edition Type B comes with a 24-page photobook and a bonus DVD with dance shot versions of the music videos.


HMV Nippon Juudan Idol Ranbu 2013

HMV Idol Gakuen presents Nippon Juudan Idol Ranbu 20139nine, Tokyo Girls’ Style, Cheeky Parade, S/mileage, Dempagumi.inc, Babyraids, and other idol groups will participate in Nippon Juudan Idol Ranbu 2013 (日本縦断アイドル乱舞).

9nine, Tokyo Girls’ Style, and Cheeky Parade will perform at all tour dates.

The live event is presented by HMV Idol Gakuen (HMVアイドル学園).

The concerts will be held in Sapporo, Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Sendai, and Tokyo.


9nine – Ao no 9nine & Aka no 9nine

9nine9nine will hold Ao no 9nine (青の9nine) on February 16 and Aka no 9nine (赤の9nine) on February 17.

The concerts will take place at Shibuya Live Museum Vision, Tokyo.

Ao (青, blue) is announced as a “cool” live, whereas Aka (赤, red) will be a “pop” live.


9nine Live Sun Plaza no 9nine

9nine9nine will hold their live Sun Plaza no 9nine (サンプラザの9nine) on March 10.

The concert will take place at Nakano Sun Plaza.

Moreover, 9nine’s new album will be released on March 13.


9nine × Star Driver

9nine9nine’s new single Colorful will be the theme song for the anime Star Driver The Movie (スタードライバー The Movie).

Star Driver the Movie is the adaptation of the anime series Star Driver broadcasted between October 2010 and April 2011 on MBS and TBS in Japan. 9nine performed the opening theme ShiningStar and the ending theme Cross Over for this series. The film will be released in Japanese theaters on February 9.

9nine’s single Colorful will be released on February 6.


Hao Hao! Kyonshi Girl ~Tokyo Denshidai Senki~

Hao Hao! Kyonshi GirlHao Hao! Kyonshi Girl ~Tokyo Denshidai Senki~ (好好!キョンシーガール〜東京電視台戦記〜) starring Kawashima Umika and other 9nine members will be released on Blu-ray on March 6.

The Blu-ray box set includes all 11 episodes of the drama. It comes with a bonus disc featuring making-of.

The drama Hao! Hao! Kyonshi Girl started being aired on TV Tokyo on October 12.

Kawashima Umika plays the role of a Daoshi (a priest in Taoism) fighting against Jiang Shi (Chinese vampire or zombie).