Tag Archive: Berryz Kobo

PINK CRES. – crescendo

PINK CRES. - crescendoPINK CRES. will release their new mini album crescendo on June 28.

This is the first album of the PINK CRES. and marks their debut since their formation in May of last year.

It will be released under the label Up-Front Works ; the fans could already buy it at the last Buono! concert on May 22.

Natsuyaki Miyabi (ex Berryz Kobo) officially resumed her singing activities in this group PINK CRES.


Buono! announce their break-up

Buono!Buono! held the concert Buono! Live 2017 ~Pienezza!~ at Yokohama Arena on May 22

This was the last live of the Hello! Project idol group.

The reasons why Buono! broke up are due to the various activities of the members:


Happy 25th Birthday Shimizu Saki

Shimizu Saki (清水佐紀)Shimizu Saki (清水佐紀) birthday is today and may all of her birthday wishes come true.

Shimizu Saki is a Japanese pop idol, actress, model and Hello! Project (ハロー!プロジェクト) advisor as well. She was a former member of H!P, having joined Hello! Project Kids (ハロー!プロジェクト・キッズ) in 2002 and graduated on March 3rd, 2015 after a last concert with the other members of Berryz Kobo.


Happy 24th Birthday Ishimura Maiha

Ishimura Maiha (石村舞波) - Berryz Kobo (Berryz工房)Ishimura Maiha‘s birthday is today and may all of her birthday wishes come true.

She is a former member of Berryz Kobo.

Ishimura Maiha graduated from Hello! Project Kids (was an idol group of 15 girls) and Berryz Kobo on October 2, 2005 because she wanted to continue schooling full-time.


Tsugunaga Momoko to graduate from Hello! Project and Country Girls

Tsugunaga Momoko (嗣永桃子)Tsugunaga Momoko announced her graduation from Hello! Project and Country Girls.

Momochi will graduate from the idol group and Hello! Project on June 30, 2017.

She told that she was going to retire from the entertainment industry, and that she wanted to find a job related to education. She got the teacher’s license for elementary school and kindergarten in 2012.


Natsuyaki Miyabi (ex Berryz Kobo, Buono!) is back with a new group

夏焼雅 新グループIt was announced that Natsuyaki Miyabi (former member of Berryz Kobo), joined M-line club (a Up-Front’s fan club of idols graduate from Hello! Project) in May and formed a new group.

Thetwo  other members who joined Miyan for this new adventure are Kobayashi Hikaru (小林ひかる) and Nihei Yuka (二瓶有加).

The new photo of the group was unveiled.


Kobushi Factory – Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor

Kobushi Factory (こぶしファクトリー)Kobushi Factory‘s 1st DVD single Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor (念には念 / サバイバー) will be released on March 26.

Kobushi Factory is a new idol group from Hello! Project consisting of 8 former Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

This DVD single features songs from the musical Week End Survivor starring the members of the idol group.


Berryz Kobo – Kanjuku Berryz Kobo The Final Completion Box

Berryz Kobo - Kanjuku Berryz Kobo The Final Completion BoxThe idol group Berryz Kobo will release a box compilation Kanjuku Berryz Kobo The Final Completion Box (完熟Berryz工房 The Final Completion Box) on January 21.

The lists of tracks were revealed.

As its title suggests, this is the final release of Berryz Kobo before its pause from next spring, as it had been agreed. The entire career of the group is based in this box as a conclusion.


New Country Musume : Country Girls

Country Girls (カントリー・ガールズ)The new members of Country Musume have been announced and the idol group was renamed Country Girls.

The 5 new members are Yamaki Risa, Inaba Manaka, Ozeki Mai, Shimamura Uta and Morito Chisaki.

Former leader Satoda Mai was appointed as general manager.

Tsugunaga Momoko (Berryz Kobo) joined the unit as “playing manager”.