Recent Hello! Project News

June 25, 2017 - Reorganization of Hello! Project 2017 (UPDATED)
On June 25, Hello! Project Station staff provided fans with a teaser trailer for an "extra edition" of Hello! Project Station that would uploaded on Monday, June 26 at 21:00. (It is not a regular weekly Hello! Project Station episode, which is uploaded on Wednesdays.)
It is a special episode about their plans for Hello! Project's 20th anniversary and unveiled their new system for Hello! Project, starting with the transfers of three Country Girls members and the debuts of three Hello Pro Kenshuusei members.
In it, it was announced that Danbara Ruru and Yanagawa Nanami have joined Juice=Juice, Morito Chisaki has joined Morning Musume '17, Funaki Musubu and Kawamura Ayano have joined ANGERME, and Ichioka Reina has become the leader of a new group. They will begin activities with their new groups in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour, and members of Ichioka's new group will be announced at a later time.
Source: Hello! Project Station (Trailer), Hello! Project Station, Hello! Project

June 12, 2017 - ℃-ute have disbanded after 12 years
On June 12, a day after their 12th anniversary, ℃-ute held the ℃-ute Last Concert in Saitama Super Arena ~Thank you team℃-ute~. The five members Yajima Maimi, Nakajima Saki, Suzuki Airi, Okai Chisato, and Hagiwara Mai performed a total of 36 songs. Saitama Super Arena was filled with 20,000 fans, including former members Umeda Erika, Murakami Megumi, and Arihara Kanna. Another 10,000 watched the concert from live theater viewings nationwide and internationally.
Former Hello! Project leaders Nakazawa Yuko and Michishige Sayumi and current Hello! Project leader Wada Ayaka made a surprise appearance halfway through the concert to offer their congratulations to the group. Also, after delivering their last messages to the fans in the encore, ℃-ute sang "To Tomorrow", at the end of which 47 members of Hello! Project came on stage as a send-off.
℃-ute returned for a double encore and when they left the stage, a digital clock reading the date and "9:10 PM" was displayed, marking the time they officially disbanded.
Source: BARKS, natalie

June 9, 2017 - Future activities of Country Girls
On June 9, it was announced that after Tsugunaga Momoko's graduation from the group, Country Girls will mainly have their activities during school holidays and long vacations. The group will keep on performing at Hello! Project concerts and releasing new songs, however, they will probably be only released digitally.
Simultaneously with their Country Girls activities, Morito Chisaki, Yanagawa Nanami and Funaki Musubu will move to another Hello! Project group, while Yamaki Risa and Ozeki Mai are going to focus on their studies.
Source: Hello! Project, UP-FRONT LINK

May 27, 2017 - Future plans for each ℃-ute member have been announced
On May 27, each ℃-ute member announced on their blog what their future plans are after the group disbands and they all leave Hello! Project.
Yajima Maimi will join M-line club and wants to try out various activities including acting. Nakajima Saki wants to become an actress and also continue working in satoyama-related activities and PR. Suzuki Airi will become a solo singer, which she will start next spring. Okai Chisato wants to focus on appearing on variety TV shows. Hagiwara Mai will retire from showbiz and study English overseas.
Source: ℃-ute Blog (Yajima Entry), ℃-ute Blog (Nakajima Entry), ℃-ute Blog (Suzuki Entry), ℃-ute Blog (Okai Entry), ℃-ute Blog (Hagiwara Entry)

Latest H!P Releases

Juice=Juice - Jouro - June 16, 2017 (digital)
Momochi-sensei with Otomomochi no Minna - ♡Otomomochi Densetsu♡ - June 17, 2017 (digital)
ANGERME - Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chan - June 21, 2017
Tsugunaga Momoko - Tsugunaga Momoko Idol 15 Shuunen Kinen Album ♡Arigatou Otomomochi♡ - June 28, 2017
The Girls Live Vol.32 - June 14, 2017
Tsugunaga Momoko - Off Momochi in Okinawa - June 21, 2017
Morito Chisaki - Chisaki in Paradise - June 28, 2017
Yanagawa Nanami・Funaki Musubu Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-" - June 3, 2017

Upcoming H!P Releases

Tsubaki Factory - Shuukatsu Sensation / Waratte / Hana Moyou - July 26, 2017
Morning Musume '17 - Engeki Joshibu "Pharaoh no Haka" Original Soundtrack - July 12, 2017
JK Ninja Girls (musical) - July 5, 2017
Hello! Project Hina Fest 2017 <℃-ute Premium> - July 12, 2017
Hello! Project Hina Fest 2017 <Morning Musume '17 Premium> - July 12, 2017
The Girls Live Vol.33 - July 12, 2017
Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~NEXT ONE SPECIAL~ - August 9, 2017
Country Girls Concert Tour 2017 Haru ~Momochi-ism~ - August 16, 2017
ANGERME Concert Tour 2017 Haru ~Kawaru Mono Kawaranai Mono~ - August 23, 2017
Buono! Live 2017 ~Pienezza!~ - September 13, 2017
Morning Musume '17 Concert Tour Haru ~THE INSPIRATION!~ - September 20, 2017
Fukumura Mizuki - Hatachi - July 15, 2017

Recent Concerts

Morning Musume '17 Concert Tour Haru ~THE INSPIRATION!~ (March 18 - August 13)
Tsugunaga Momoko Last Live ♥Arigatou Otomomochi♥ (June 30)
Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 Summer (July 13 - September 3)
Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER (July 15 - September 2)
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Teiki Kouen Vol.3 (July 17)
Naruchika Morning Musume '17 (August 15 - August 17)
Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~in the World~ (September 8 - September 17)
Morning Musume Tanjou 20 Shuunen Kinen Concert Tour 2017 Aki ~We are MORNING MUSUME~ (September 23 - December 3)

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Hello! Project Birthdays

June 28, Happy Birthday!
Yamazaki Mei (12th)
June 29, Coming Soon
Kitagawa Ryo (13th)
July 1, Coming Soon
Kaneko Rie (20th)
July 2, Coming Soon
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Recent Music Videos

ANGERME - Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai (MV) (Promotion Edit)04:33

ANGERME - Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai (MV) (Promotion Edit)

ANGERME - Namida Iro no Ketsui (MV) (Promotion Edit)04:54

ANGERME - Namida Iro no Ketsui (MV) (Promotion Edit)

ANGERME - Majokko Megu-chan (MV) (Promotion Edit)03:10

ANGERME - Majokko Megu-chan (MV) (Promotion Edit)

Kobushi Factory - Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa (MV) (Promotion Edit)04:25

Kobushi Factory - Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa (MV) (Promotion Edit)

Kobushi Factory - Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka (MV) (Promotion Edit)04:09

Kobushi Factory - Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka (MV) (Promotion Edit)

Hello! Project Wiki/Poll

Favorite Morning Musume Graduation Single

The poll was created at 13:39 on June 25, 2017, and so far 79 people voted.
Results - Favorite H!P Kids member (2017 line-up)
  1. Suzuki Airi (83 Votes)
  2. Tsugunaga Momoko (54 Votes)
  3. Nakajima Saki (34 Votes)
  4. Yajima Maimi (33 Votes)
  5. Hagiwara Mai (31 Votes)
  6. Okai Chisato (22 Votes)
  • Total: Votes (257 Votes)

Member of the Month

Haga Akane

This month's featured member is Morning Musume '17's 12th generation members Haga Akane.

This Day in History

June 28
2000 - Kokuhaku Kinenbi releases. (Melon Kinenbi single)
2006 - Ambitious! Yashinteki de Ii jan Single V is released. (Morning Musume single)
2006 - The Stress releases. (Abe Natsumi single)

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