Tag Archive: Morning Musume

Hello! Satoyama Life Vol. 1 & 2

Hello! Satoyama LifeHello! Project’s TV show Hello! Satoyama Life (ハロー!Satoyamaライフ) Vol. 1 & 2 will be released on DVD on April 24.

Hello! Satoyama Life is broadcasted every Thursday night (25:00 ~ 25:30) on TV Tokyo. The program started airing on June 7, 2012. It is supported by Satoyama Movement.

Members from Hello! Project groups Morning Musume, Berryz Kōbō, °C-ute, and S/mileage appear in the show. They experience a new lifestyle based on nature and agriculture. (more…)

Morning Musume – Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nanimo Iranai

Morning MusumeMorning Musume’s 53rd single Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nanimo Iranai (ブレインストーミング / 君さえ居れば何も要らない) will be released on April 17.

It is a double A-side single. 7 versions are available. Each one of them contains 3 original songs.

The limited editions Type A, B, C come with a bonus DVD including various versions of the music videos and making-of footage.

It is the last single from Morning Musume featuring Tanaka Reina. The single includes her solo version of Rock no Teigi (Rockの定義) which is her graduation song.

Check out the music videos with English and Japanese subtitles.

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Green Fields – Tokainaka no Kare / Haru wa Kuru

Green Fields - Tokainaka no Kare / Haru wa KuruGreen Fields’ 2nd single Tokainaka no Kare / Haru wa Kuru (都会田舎の彼 /春は来る) will be released on April 3.

It is a double A-side single. The CD contains 2 songs and their instrumental versions.

Green Fields is part of Satoyama Movement. The unit consists of Miyazaki Yuka, and Hello! Project members Shimizu Saki (Berryz Kôbô) and Mitsui Aika (ex Morning Musume).

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3 new units in Hello! Project : Dia Lady, Mellow Quad, Plumeria

Hello! ProjectHello! Project announced the creation of 3 new units : Dia Lady, Mellow Quad, and Plumeria.

Dia Lady (ダイヤレディー) consists of Sugaya Risako (Berryz Kōbō) and Suzuki Airi (°C-ute).

Mellow Quad (メロウクアッド) is a unit consisting of Tokunaga Chinami (Berryz Kōbō), Natsuyaki Miyabi (Berryz Kōbō), Yajima Maimi (°C-ute), and Okai Chisato (°C-ute).

Plumeria consists of Nakajima Saki (°C-ute), Hagiwara Mai (°C-ute), Ishida Ayumi (Morning Musume), Fukuda Kanon (S/mileage), Ikuta Erina (Morning Musume).

Moreover, the Satoumi Movement project has been launched. It is an extension of Satoyama Movement which has for aim to promote coastal and marine environment.

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Morning Musume members in Gogakuyuu

Morning MusumeMorning Musume members Fukumura Mizuki, Sayashi Riho, Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, and Kudo Haruka will make an appearance in the stage play Gogakuyuu (ごがくゆう).

The play will run from June 12 to 17 in Tokyo, and on June 22-23 in Osaka.

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Hello! Project Best Shot Vol.20

Hello! ProjectThe photobook Hello! Project Best Shot Vol.20 will be released on March 18.

The book features photos of 30 Hello! Project members including Michishige Sayumi (Morning Musume), Yajima Maimi (°C-ute), Tsugunaga Momoko (Berryz Kōbō), Suzuki Airi (°C-ute), Mano Erina, Wada Ayaka (S/mileage), Sayashi Riho (Morning Musume), Ishida Ayumi (Morning Musume), Kudo Haruka (Morning Musume), Miyamoto Karin (Juice=Juice, Hello Pro Kenshuusei), Hamaura Ayano (Hello Pro Kenshuusei), and Uemura Akari (Juice=Juice, Hello Pro Kenshuusei).

It is part of Hello! Project Best Shot series by Wani Books.

It comes with a bonus DVD featuring making-of footage.

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Takahashi Ai and Hello! Project members in Moshimo Kokumin ga Shushou wo Erandara

Takahashi Ai - Moshimo Kokumin ga Shushou wo ErandaraTakahashi Ai will be starring in the stage play Moshimo Kokumin ga Shushou wo Erandara (もしも国民が首相を選んだら).

Hello! Project members Wada Ayaka (S/mileage), Fukuda Kanon (S/mileage), Miyamoto Karin (Juice=Juice), Uemura Akari (Juice=Juice), and Ishikawa Rika (ex Morning Musume) will also make an appearance.

The play will run from April 24 to 30 in Space Zero, Tokyo.

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Niigaki Risa in Zettai Kareshi (Absolute Boyfriend)

Niigaki RisaFormer Morning Musume member Niigaki Risa will be starring in the stage play Zettai Kareshi (絶対彼氏 ; Absolute Boyfriend).

Niigaki Risa will play the role of Izawa Riiko, a girl who has bad luck with boys and who has ordered a cybernetic boyfriend.

Zettai Kareshi is based on the manga series of the same title by Watase Yuu.

The stage play will run from March 16 to 20 at Theater 1010, Tokyo.

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Hello! Project 15th Anniversary Live 2013 Winter ~Viva!~ & ~Bravo!~

Hello! ProjectHello! Project 15th Anniversary Live 2013 Winter ~Viva!~ (Hello! Project 誕生15周年記念ライブ2013冬 ~ビバ!~) & ~Bravo!~ (~ブラボー!~) will be released on DVD on April 10.

The concerts were recorded at Nakano Sunplaza on January 13, 2013. They celebrated the 15th anniversary of Hello! Project.

The DVDs include live performances of Morning Musume, Berryz Kōbō, °C-ute, Mano Erina, and S/mileage.

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