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FES☆TIVE tried their hand at gravure modeling

Girls GravureIn April, 4 out of 8 members of idol unit FES☆TIVE tried their hand at gravure modeling.

FES☆TIVE evokes visions of the group’s energetic live performance which have taken the idol scene by storm. However, in 2017, we shift our focus to the lives of the individual members as they pose for gravure photos.

The 4 FES☆TIVE members who have forayed into the world of gravure idols are Aoba Hinari, Sakamoto Yuna, Suzuki Kotone, and Shiraishi Piano.

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Aoba Hinari – Hinari to Yukigeshiki to Yukemuri (Photobook)

Aoba Hinari (青葉ひなり) - FES☆TIVE - PhotobookAoba Hinari of matsuri-themed idol unit FES☆TIVE is featured in her 1st photobook, Hinari to Yukigeshiki to Yukemuri (ひなりと雪景色と湯けむり ; Hinari, Snowy Scenes, and Onsen Steam) published on April 4.

The photos include backdrops of snowboarding, sleighs, snowpeople, and winter scenes, as well as Aoba Hinari dressed in a yukata and soaking in hot springs.

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FES☆TIVE – Disco Rettou Ukiyo no Yume

FES☆TIVE - Disco Rettou Ukiyo no YumeFES☆TIVE comes back this year with their new single Disco Rettou Ukiyo no Yume (ディスコ列島浮世の夢).

This single will be released on February 22

Check out the music video below posted recently. The main actress is Kato Rihona (from the T-Zone talent agency).

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FES☆TIVE – Ora Tokyo Sa Iguda

Aoba Hinari (青葉ひなり) - FES☆TIVEFES☆TIVE released the cover of Ikuzo Yoshi’s hit song Ora Tokyo Sa Iguda (俺ら東京さ行ぐだ) on November 25 on Recochoku and iTunes. The original track was released on the same date, November 25, in 1984.

It is also worth noting that each of the FES☆TIVE members (excluding Yokoi Honami) poses for a parody jacket photo on Recochoku.

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FES☆TIVE in Indonesia

FES☆TIVE in IndonesiaFES☆TIVE, who released their first album Wasshoi Record on July 27, have begun skyrocketing. A matsuri-themed idol group, they rose to stardom via YouTube, receiving offers to perform at Japan Festivals in Indonesia, Thailand and Hong Kong. They appeared on popular SCTV program, Inbox, and as the main act of The University of Indonesia’s Japan Fest, Gelar Jepang UI 22.

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FES☆TIVE – Susume Zipangu

FES☆TIVEFES☆TIVE‘s new single Susume Zipangu (進めジパング) will be released on March 16th.

It is a catchy song whose theme is “from festive Japan to the World”. The lyrics include words such as “sushi” or “samurai” which symbolize the Land of the Rising Sun.

FES☆TIVE members perform an energetic dance in the MV.

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FES☆TIVE – Kingyo no Kin-chan

FES☆TIVEFES☆TIVE‘s new single Kingyo no Kin-chan (金魚のきんちゃん) will be on sale on November 25.

The theme is “Goldfish scooping” (金魚すくい; kingyo sukui), a traditional Japanese game whose concept is to catch a goldfish with a special scooper. It is a common activity that can be played at summer festival stalls in Japan.

A video message by the members of the idol group has been published.

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Fes☆tive – Omatsuri Hero

Fes☆tive - Omatsuri HeroFes☆tive‘s new single Omatsuri Hero (お祭りヒーロー) will be released on May 13.

It is the major debut single of Fes☆tive. Indeed, the idol group signed under the label Tokuma Japan Communications in early 2015.

The MV has been unveiled.

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