The new members of Morning Musume and Juice=Juice have been announced!
The two groups have been holding a joint audition since January. At this time, one member will be joining Morning Musume - 16-year-old Sakurai Rio.
Meanwhile, joining Juice=Juice will be 14-year-old Endo Akari and HelloPro trainee Ishiyama Sakura. From now on, Morning Musume will carry out their activities with 13 members and Juice=Juice with ten members.
The new members will be introduced during Hello! Project's concert tour 'Hello! Project 2022 Summer CITY CIRCUIT,' which kicks off on July 9 at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall.