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  • Former ANGERME's Wada Ayaka reveals PV for her first solo song 'Une idole'

    October 10, 2019 @ 2:55 am

    Wada Ayaka (ex. ANGERME) have revealed the PV for her solo song "Une idole."  After graduating from ANGERME and Hello! Project in June, Wada resumed her activities on August 1. She challenged herself to songwriting for the first time with "Une idole." The PV is a mix of footage in France and Egypt and illustrations she drew herself. Source & Image: natalie

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  • Nakanishi Kana to graduate from ANGERME & Hello! Project, retire from showbiz

    October 1, 2019 @ 3:06 am

    ANGERME's Nakanishi Kana will graduate from both the group and Hello! Project after the last show of the group's nationwide tour 'Live Tour 2019 Natsu Aki: Next Page' on December 10 at Team Smile Toyosu PIT.  Nakanishi, who is the sub leader of ANGERME, will also retire from showbiz. After injuring her left Achilles tendon, she had been limiting her activities since last December. She explained, "I thought about a lot of things because I co

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  • Former ANGERME's Katsuta Rina launches Instagram account

    September 28, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Former ANGERME member Katsuta Rina has launched her official Instagram account (@rinakatsuta). In her first post, she wrote, "This is Katsuta Rina. I am starting Instagram today. Please treat me well." Since then, she has been sharing various photos from her private life including fashion, makeup, and travel.Katsura just graduated from ANGERME on September 25.Source & Image: Model Press

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  • Former ANGERME's Wada Ayaka resumes her activities

    August 2, 2019 @ 2:56 am

    Former ANGERME's Wada Ayaka has announced that she has resumed her activities on August 1.Wada graduated from both ANGERME and Hello! Project back in June after the concert 'Hello! Pro Premium ANGERME Concert Tour 2019 Spring Final Wada Ayaka Graduation Special Rinne Tensei ~Arutoki Umareta Ai no Teishou~' at Nippon Budokan. She has officially restarted her activities on the day of her 25th birthday. To commemorate this occasion, Wada has laun

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  • ANGERME's Funaki Musubu receives surgery for vocal cord nodules

    July 11, 2019 @ 3:01 am

    ANGERME have announced that member Funaki Musubu has received surgery for vocal cord nodules.Funaki had problems with her throat for awhile, and after a doctor's examination, she was diagnosed with vocal cord nodules. She decided to have surgery done as it was affecting her in her daily conversations. Reportedly, the surgery was a success. As Funaki will not be able to use her voice for a while, she will participate in Hello! Project's sum

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  • ANGERME welcome 13-year-old member Hashisako Rin

    July 4, 2019 @ 3:00 am

    It's been determined that new member Hashisako Rin will be joining ANGERME. As you may know, Katsuta Rina will be graduating from ANGERME after their concert on September 25 at Pacifico Yokohama. The announcement of Hashisako joining the group was announced on July 3 during Hello! Project's YouTube program 'Hello! Station.' Leader Takeuchi Akari announced that 13-year-old Hello! Pro trainee Hashisako will be joining the group. She expressed,

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  • Katsuta Rina to graduate from ANGERME & Hello! Project

    June 27, 2019 @ 3:10 am

    ANGERME'sKatsuta Rinahas announced that she will be graduating from both the group andHello! Projectafter their concert on September 25 at Pacifico Yokohama.Katsuta decided to graduate from Hello! Project as she wanted to prepare herself to enter the fashion industry. On Hello! Project's official website, she wrote, "In a good way, I have no regrets in terms of my activities. I feel very refreshed. When I looked forward, there was clearly a

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  • ANGERME to release their first artist book

    April 9, 2019 @ 3:35 am

    ANGERME will release their first artist book, titled "ANGERMOOK," on May 24. "ANGERMOOK" will hit shelves before leader Wada Ayaka's graduation. Its chief editors are Aoi Yu and Kikuchi Akiko who both claim to be big fans of the group. They were in charge of a variety of things such as suggesting the theme, selecting the outfits, directing the shoots, choosing the layouts, and checking names. Besides Aoi and Kikuchi, art director Tabei

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  • ANGERME to release 3-disc album

    April 2, 2019 @ 3:10 am

    ANGERME will release a new album titled "Rinne Tenshou ~ANGERME Past, Present & Future~" on May 15. The album will be released as a three disc set. In addition, Limited Edition A will come with a Blu-ray containing footage from their live tour 'Denko Sekka' held last fall, and Limited Edition B will come with a Blu-ray including PVs released after their name change. More details will be revealed in the near future.Source: natalie

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  • ANGERME to release Wada Ayaka's graduation single in April

    March 15, 2019 @ 3:21 am

    ANGERME will release a double A-side single titled "Koi wa Accha Accha / Yumemita 15-nen (Fifteen)" on April 10. This will be leader Wada Ayaka's last single as she will be graduating from the group on June 18. The word "Accha" in "Koi wa Accha Accha" means "good" in Hindi. The lyrics were written by Kodama Ameko. Meanwhile, "Yumemita 15-nen (Fifteen)" is written by former member Fukuda Kanon, who graduated from the group in November of 2015

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