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kolme throws on a name-warming party with new single “Why not me”

“Music Students”, “Musical Influencers”: those are the labels tied to the popular girls pop trio unit kolme. You…


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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PASSPO☆ Take Last Flight at Nakano Sunplaza

PASSPO☆ took to the skies one last time at Nakano Sunplaza on September 22, 2018, closing the doors…


Iketeru Hearts feel the winds of change for their 4th anniversary

Junjou no Afilia little sister group Iketeru Hearts blew their fourth candle on September 7th 2018 at Shibuya…


Smiles and tears for Babyraids JAPAN: legendary climax and fireworks

The beautiful stage of Yamanakako Plaza Kirara welcomed this week-end Babyraids JAPAN for their final live, “Hear the…

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After Paris, head to London! BANZAI JAPAN to conquer Europe!

Taking place every year in July is the biggest European gathering celebrating Japanese culture: the world-famous Japan Expo…


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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Discovery: Necronomidol

Necronomidol, under their label VELOCITRON, is an idol group based in Tokyo created in June 2014, with a rock-like musical style with a big metal inspiration. It is currently composed of 5 members: Risaki Kakizaki, Sari, Hina Yotsuyu, Rei Imaizumi and Himari Tsukishiro, while they were only 4 at their debut. Only Risaki and Sari…


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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