Tag Archive: Morning Musume

Ogawa Makoto, Niigaki Risa & Mitsui Aika in Tokugawa15

Ogawa MakotoFormer Morning Musume members Ogawa Makoto, Niigaki Risa, and Mitsui Aika are going to perform in the stage play Tokugawa 15.

The stage play will run from March 20 to 24 at The Pocket, Nakano.

Ogawa Makoto will act in a lead role. Niigaki Risa will make a guest appearance on March 23, and Mitsui Aika on March 21.

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Takahashi Ai in Akage no An (Anne of Green Gables)

Takahashi AiTakahashi Ai will be starring in the musical Akage no An (赤毛のアン).

Akage no An is an adaptation of the book Anne of Green Gables written by Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908.

Takahashi Ai (ex Morning Musume) will play the role of the main character Anne Shirley.

The musical will run from August 11 to 21 across Japan.

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Michishige Sayumi – Mille-Feuille (Special Edition)

Michishige Sayumi - Mille-FeuilleA special edition of the making-of DVD for Michishige Sayumi’s photobook Mille-Feuille (美ルフィーユ) will be released on March 30.

The content is different from the DVD coming with the photobook. It includes unreleased footage of Morning Musume’s leader.

Michishige Sayumi’s photobook Mille-Feuille was released on January 27.

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Sayashi Riho – Snowdrop

Sayashi Riho - SnowdropSayashi Riho’s solo DVD Snowdrop will be released in late March.

This is the 2nd solo DVD from Morning Musume 9th generation member Sayashi Riho in the e-Hello series.

The DVD can be pre-ordered at e-LineUP! from February 1 to 20.

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LoVendoR 1st Live Tour 2013 Haru

LoVendoЯ (LoVendoR, ラベンダー)Tanaka Reina’s band LoVendoR will hold LoVendoR 1st Live Tour 2013 Haru (LoVendoЯ ファーストライブツアー2013春~ ラベンダー ~) from March 27 to May 14.

LoVendoR is a new Japanese band lead by Tanaka Reina (Morning Musume).

LoVendoR will perform for the first time at Music Festa Vol.0 (ミュージックフェスタVol.0) presented by Satoyama Movement in Yokohama on March 2 at Yokohama Blitz.

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Michishige Sayumi – Mille-Feuille (Photobook)

Michishige Sayumi - Mille-FeuilleMichishige Sayumi’s photobook Mille-Feuille (美ルフィーユ) will be released on January 27.

The photobook contains photos of Morning Musume’s leader in various situations and outfits.

The title, Mille-Feuille, is a word play with the Japanese kanji “美” (pronounced “mi”) meaning “beauty” and the French pastry “mille-feuille”.

Michishige Sayumi joined Morning Musume 10 years ago as a 6th generation member.

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Oricon Singles & Albums Charts 2012

OriconOricon (オリコン) published its yearly singles and albums charts 2012.

AKB48 are the best-selling singles artists. SKE48 also appear in the top 10. NMB48, Nogizaka46, Not Yet, Maeda Atsuko, Watanabe Mayu, Sashihara Rino, no3b (No Sleeves), Morning Musume, Momoiro Clover Z, French Kiss, Itano Tomomi, Super☆Girls, and SDN48 are in the top 100.

AKB48 came in 3rd position of best selling album chart, and SKE48 in 40th position.

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Takahashi Ai in The Wedding Singer

The Wedding SingerTakahashi Ai (ex Morning Musume) will appear in the musical The Wedding Singer (ウェディング・シンガー).

Takahashi Ai will play the role of Julia (ジュリア), a waitress.

The Wedding Singer is a musical based on the 1998 film of the same name.

The play will be held in March.

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