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  • Nogizaka46's Eto Misa announces graduation

    February 15, 2019 @ 3:24 am

    Nogizaka46 member Eto Misa has announced her graduation from the group. Eto revealed that she had been thinking about graduation since about a year ago. On her blog, she wrote, "Once I part, I think I will realize how lucky I was to be working in such a favorable environment. However, I decided to look forward and do my best as myself." Eto will graduate after the handshake event on March 31 at Intex Osaka. Her graduation solo concert will

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  • Arashi, Otsuka Ai, ORANGE RANGE and more to perform on MUSIC STATION's 3-hour special

    January 29, 2019 @ 3:27 am

    To commemorate 60 years since the opening of TV Asahi, 'MUSIC STATION' will broadcast a three-hour special on February 1.The first line up of artists include Arashi, Otsuka Ai, ORANGE RANGE, GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, Johnny's WEST, Nogizaka46, and Hata Motohiro. More artists will be announced later. Performers:Arashi / Otsuka Ai/ ORANGE RANGE/ GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE/ Johnny's WEST/ Nogizaka46/ Hata Motohiro/ and moreSource & Im

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  • Nogizaka46 wins the 'Japan Record Awards' for the second consecutive year

    December 31, 2018 @ 11:19 am

    On December 30, the final selection for the '60th Japan Record Award" was held, and Nogizaka46's "Synchronicity" won the grand prize.Nogizaka46's "Influencer" won the 'Japan Record Award' last year making this their second consecutive year winning the award. Shiraishi Mai commented, "I am very happy. I didn't think we would win the grand prize, so I am full of gratitude." Sakurai Reika similarly stated, "I was proud to receive it last year, and

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  • Former Nogizaka46 member Wakatsuki Yumi launches Instagram account

    December 28, 2018 @ 2:34 pm

    Wakatsuki Yumi, who just graduated from Nogizaka46 this month, has launched an Instagram account (@yumi_wakatsuki_official).In her post, she uploaded a photo of herself eating cake with her eyes closed, and wrote in hashtags, "Thanks for waiting. What, you weren't waiting? Wakatsuki Yumi graduates and looks to the future." She then revealed in her second post that she started Instagram because she wants to notify her fans of her work. Ikoma Ri

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  • Oricon reveals favorite artist ranking for 2018

    December 27, 2018 @ 11:37 am

    Oricon has revealedthe results of their 2018 "favorite artist" ranking.Popular groupArashitopped the ranking for the first time in two years. They are followed by Amuro Namie, Nogizaka46, Mr.Children, and Utada Hikaru.Who's your favorite artist? Check out the top 20 below the cut!1. Arashi2. Amuro Namie3. Nogizaka464. Mr.Children5. Utada Hikaru6. B'z7. Perfume8. DREAMS COME TRUE9. Yonezu Kenshi10. Aimyong11. Sheena Ringo12. Ikimonogakari13.

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  • 2018 Oricon Yearly 'Artist Total Sales' Ranking Top 5

    December 21, 2018 @ 3:31 am

    Oricon has revealed its annual 'Artist Total Sales Revenue' ranking for 2018. The ranking is based on the gross total sales of CDs (both singles and albums), DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs.Check out this year's top 5 below!1 - Amuro Namie # 18,999,000,000 Yen (approximately $171,074,783 USD)2 - Nogizaka46 # 10,329,000,000 Yen (approximately $93,007,049 USD)3 - AKB48 # 7,795,000,000 Yen (approximately $70,204,194 U

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  • Song list for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE' revealed

    December 18, 2018 @ 3:08 am

    TV Asahi will air its 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2018' on December 21 from 7:00 pm. At this time, the song list has been revealed.This year, 45 artists are scheduled to perform on the show.To commemorate its 1,300th broadcast, the upcoming program will feature special medleys and collaborations.Check out the song list below the cut! [MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2018]?aiko?Hanabi??Aimyong?Marigold??Aoyama Thelma?Soba ni Iru ne??Arashi?Kimi no Uta

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  • First artist line up for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE' announced

    December 1, 2018 @ 3:06 am

    The first artist line up for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2018,' which will take place on December 21, from 7:00 pm have been announced. A total of 41 artists have been announced at this time including Arashi, EXILE, Hoshino Gen, Nogizaka46, Perfume, and Suda Masaki. More artists, as well as the songs to be performed, will be announced at a later date. You can check out the full line up below.  [MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2018]Friday,

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  • Nogizaka46's anniversary live and Nishino Nanase's graduation concert to be held at Kyocera Dome

    November 27, 2018 @ 3:09 am

    Nogizaka46's anniversary live '7th YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE' will be held from February 21 to 24 at Kyocera Dome Osaka. The concerts will be held to commemorate the group's seventh anniversary since their debut. The final night will also be a graduation concert for Nishino Nanase, who is scheduled to graduate from the group at the end of the year. She will only participate in this concert. Nogizaka46's latest single "Kaerimichi wa T

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  • Nogizaka46's Kawago Hina announces graduation from group

    November 23, 2018 @ 3:02 am

    Nogizaka46 first generation member Kawago Hina has announced her graduation from the group. On her official blog, Kawago reflected on her activities in Nogizaka46 since she was 13 years old. She explained, "There is a part of me that feels that I shouldn't rush because I'm still 20 years old. However, rather than spending my time at ease here, I wanted to work hastily work with no time to spare. I want to start over and work frantically. Tha

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