Finally, we get some news about the new Hello Project groups. I felt like I would have grandkids and Morning Musume would have its 50th generation before these groups would finally get to debut. A couple of weeks ago, rumours were floating about the new Hello Project group names and concept. These rumours were proven… Continue Reading
There has been a lot going on in the Hello Project world lately. One of the most significant announcements relates the two mysterious groups set to debut later this year. At the last Kenshuusei recital, Makato announced that six Kenshuusei members will be debuting in the new “Performance” group, led by Ichioka Reina, and new… Continue Reading
The members of Hello Pro Kenshuusei change a lot, probably more so than the main Hello Project groups. This year, we already have seen the departure of Hashimoto Momoko, Goto Sayaka, and Kitagawa Ryo (I am so heartbroken). With the 2018 Hello Pro Kenshuusei test happening this week and two new groups announced, I suspect… Continue Reading
There have been so many changes since my last ranking update. Kudo Haruka has graduated, Kobushi Factory lost some more members, and Inaba Manaka returned. There are even more changes to come in the next with Morning Musume’s Ogata Haruna graduation set in June, Wada Ayaka’s graduation scheduled for the end of ANGERME’s 2019 Spring… Continue Reading
Last year, Up-Front Agency announced that they would be creating a new group in which Ichioka Reina will be the leader. Almost one year passed, and fans sat waiting patiently for any updates on the group. Personally, my patience was wearing thin, and I was on the verge of using what little Japanese skills… Continue Reading
Announcement: I am terribly sorry, but this post is very overdue. Last year, I had to take an impromptu hiatus due to some personal issues. However, I am back! I wrote a lot of content during that time, so please expect a lot more posts in the future!
This is late news but Hello Pro Kenshuusei held their annual testing event, “Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~”, earlier this month. Each Kenshuusei from the main and Hokkaido units performed a song of their choice and were evaluated by the audience and judges. Clips of these performances can be… Continue Reading