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Trip to Russia for NGT48’s 4th single “Sekai no Hito he”

Vladivostok (literally “Who dominates the East” in Russian), is a Russian port city, and it warmly welcomed the…

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Iketeru Hearts go on a world-saving trip with first album LOVELY HEARTS

Junjou no Afilia’s little sister group Iketeru Hearts seems to go places as they are preparing for the…

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Tokyo Idol Festival 2018: Three Idol Farewells

2018 has been a particularly rough year for idol groups as many popular acts announced their upcoming disbandment.…

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Tokyo Idol Festival 2018: Sashihara Rino and HKT48 came back strong!

On this third and final day of the Tokyo Idol Festival 2018, Sashihara Rino, chairwoman for the second…

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Tokyo Idol Festival 2018: Japan Expo Paris Guests Special Edition

Table of Contents: 01. =LOVE (August 4th, Hot Stage – Morning Collaboration Stage) 02. callme (August 5th, Dream…

Interviews & Behind the scenes

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A life after Baito AKB : Exclusive interview with Yui Chiyoda

Since 2005, AKB48 has been propelling idols into the star system. Then, the comets disappear. Well, not exactly.…

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Are you ready to dance? Pre-Japan Expo interview with callme

Following the surprise announcement for this year’s Japan Expo Paris, 3-members girl group callme gave some of their…

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Discovery: Malcolm Mask McLaren

Current members: Mone, Ai, Kana, Momo Do you know the Sex Pistols? If you are familiar with rock music, I guess you do, but do you know their manager, Malcolm McLaren? It’s partly with his name that in September 2015, Asian Promotion, the label of Malcolm Mask McLaren (abbreviated as MMM), decided to launch his…

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Road to Japan Expo 2018: Wi-Fi-5

Every year, Japan Expo in Paris gathers a very diverse panel of idol guests. While the convention has now a very Hello!Project oriented reputation, Japan Expo also welcomes lesser known and very promising groups and artists that you definitely do not want to miss. In this week’s write-up, we will introduce the fresh faces of…

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Road to Japan Expo 2018: Maneki Kecak

Every year, Japan Expo in Paris gathers a very diverse panel of idol guests. While the convention has now a very Hello!Project oriented reputation, Japan Expo also welcomes lesser known and very promising groups and artists that you definitely do not want to miss! The first idol group we will introduce you through these Japan…

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