HKT48 History Book “Kusatara, Make”

HKT48 1st Official History Book HKT48 1st official history book Kusattara, Make (腐ったら、負け) will be published on August 8.

As its title suggests, this book traces the history of HKT48 from its creation, 4 years ago, to nowadays.

It features interviews with all the members of the idol group about this long period.


S/mileage 3 ~6 nin de Full Charge~

S/mileageThe book S/mileage 3 ~6 nin de Full Charge~ (スマイレージ③ ~6人で Full Charge~) will be released on July 25.

This is the official book from S/mileage Live Tour 2014 Spring 2014 Smile Charge.

It includes live and backstage photos, interviews with each member, articles, and more.


Michishige Sayumi Personal Book “Sayu”

Michishige Sayumi (Morning Musume)Michishige Sayumi Personal Book “Sayu” (道重さゆみパーソナルブック『Sayu』) will be released on July 13.

This date corresponds to Morning Musume ’14‘s leader Michishige Sayumi‘s 25th birthday.

In this book, the cute idol introduces her private clothes, her make-up, her personal belonging, her treasure… This is the first time that she is talking about her private life.


AKB48 Sousenkyo Official Guide Book 2014

AKB48 Sousenkyo Official Guide Book 2014AKB48 Sousenkyo Official Guide Book 2014 (AKB48総選挙公式ガイドブック2014) will be released on May 14.

This guide book contains the profiles of the 296 members of AKB48, SKE48, NMB48 and HKT48 members participating in the annual event. It also includes interviews, articles, several photos, election poster visuals…

NMB48’s Yamamoto Sayaka is on the center of the cover.


AKB48 Mitai ni Kawaiku Naritai

AKB48AKB48 Mitai ni Kawaiku Naritai (AKB48みたいにかわいくなりたいっ!) will be released on February 12.

In this book, Oshima Yuko, Watanabe Mayu, Sashihara Rino, and the other popular members of AKB48 tell how to become cute as an idol. They give advice on making hairstyle and using stylist articles, explanations on the choreography of their songs…

AKB48 Mitai ni Kawaiku Naritai (AKB48みたいにかわいくなりたいっ!) includes several photos.


Uchida Mayumi – Ienai Koigokoro

Uchida Mayumi (AKB48)Uchida Mayumi‘s book Ienai Koigokoro (言えない恋心) will be released on January 31.

Uchida Mayumi is the first member of AKB48 to make her debut as an author. She wrote a romantic fiction about idols. Ienai Koigokoro is a collection of short love stories.

Ienai Koigokoro is published by Kodansha. The book has 192 pages.


°C-ute 2013 Natsu Aki Book “Queen of J-Pop”

°C-ute 2013 Natsu Aki Book Queen of J-Pop ~Tadaoritsuita Onna Senshi~°C-ute 2013 Natsu Aki Book “Queen of J-Pop ~Tadoritsuita Onna Senshi~” (℃-ute 2013夏秋Book 「Queen of J-Pop ~たどり着いた女戦士~) will be released on December 27.

This live book is mainly about the 1st concert of °C-ute at Nippon Budokan on September 9-10, 2013. It includes photos of the live performance, the backstage and the rehearsal.

It includes also interviews, pictures of the members of °C-ute in swimsuit and various outfit, private shots, and more…


Morning Musume Tenki Gumi Book

Morning Musume Tenki Gumi BookMorning Musume Tenki Gumi Book (モーニング娘。天気組Book) will be released on December 1.

It is dedicated to the 10th generation members of Morning Musume : Kudo Haruka, Sato Masaki, Ishida Ayumi and Iikubo Haruna.

Morning Musume Tenki Gumi Book includes a calendar, a long interview, and several photos of the idols in various outfits.


Hello! Project Complete Single Book

Hello! Project Complete Single BookHello! Project Complete Single Book will be released on November 8.

This book celebrates the 15th anniversary of Hello! Project. As its title suggests, it is a guidebook on the songs released by current (Morning Musume, Berryz Kobo, °C-ute, S/mileage, Juice=Juice) and former groups and members (T&C Bomber, Melon Kinenbi, Matsuura Aya, Mano Erina, …), and sub-units (Tanpopo, Petit Moni…) of Hello! Project.

It gives many details about 446 singles including the photos of the covers and the names of the songwriters.