Tag Archive: Morning Musume

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.