Artist Tag

  • Artist line up for MUSIC STATION's 3-hour special revealed

    October 9, 2019 @ 3:11 am

    The artist line up for MUSIC STATION's three-hour special, which will air on October 18th, has been revealed.The airtime for MUSIC STATION will be changing this month. The upcoming broadcast will be a special program titled 'Viewers & Artists Participate... MUSIC STATION that everyone creates together.' At this time, we know that 14 artists will be making appearances including Ikimonogakari, King & Prince, Cocco, THE YELLOW MONKEY, Johnny's WES

    Read More

    • 0
    • 617
    • 0
  • Nogizaka46's Inoue Sayuri to graduate next spring

    October 6, 2019 @ 3:30 am

    Nogizaka46's Inoue Sayuri will be graduating from the group next spring. On her official blog, Inoue explained, "I had been declining certain activities to rest, but that was in preparation for graduation." She continued, "I think it will be a huge turning point, but I am really grateful to the fans I met through Nogizaka, and that will never change." Specific details on her graduation will be announced later.  Inoue passed Nogizaka46'

    Read More

    • 0
    • 574
    • 0
  • Former Nogizaka46's Sakurai Reika to release 2nd photo book

    October 4, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Former Nogizaka46 captain Sakurai Reika's second photo book (currently untitled) will hit store shelves on November 27. Sakurai graduated from Nogizaka46 on September 1 after wrapping up their tour 'Nogizaka46 Manatsu no Zenkoku 2019' at Meiji Jingu Stadium. Her second photo book was shot in Portland, Oregon. Besides photos ranging from lingerie cuts to bathtub scenes, the book will include a long interview with a message to the members of N

    Read More

    • 0
    • 803
    • 0
  • Nogizaka46 to launch a new project, starts group Instagram account

    August 16, 2019 @ 3:06 am

    Nogizaka46 have announced that they would be launching a new project.On August 14, an announcement movie played during the group's Osaka concert of their tour 'Nogizaka46 Manatsu no Zenkoku Tour 2019.' In the movie, starring members Shiraishi Mai, Saito Asuka, Matsumura Sayuri, Hori Miona, and Yamashita Mizuki, the narrator states, "A new challenge in which the members will devote themselves over an extended period of time is about to begin."

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1924
    • 0
  • Akimoto Manatsu to be the next captain of Nogizaka46

    August 15, 2019 @ 3:10 am

    It's been revealed that Akimoto Manatsu will be the next captain of Nogizaka46. This was announced on August 14 during the group's Osaka stop of their nationwide tour 'Nogizaka46 Manatsu no Zenkoku Tour 2019.' Akimoto shed tears as the crowd broke out in a loud applause. She bowed and said, "I didn't think I would be welcomed like this to become the next captain. Taking over the group that Reika has led until now, I hope to create a group th

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2328
    • 0
  • Endo Sakura sheds tears in Nogizaka46's PV for 'Yoake made Tsuyogaranakute mo Ii'

    August 9, 2019 @ 2:56 am

    The PV for Nogizaka46's new single "Yoake made Tsuyogaranakute mo Ii" (September 4 release) has been revealed.  Directed by Maruyama Takeshi, the video was shot with the theme "girls secretly have conflicts within their hearts and have worries that they can't tell anybody." The shoot for the image scenes took place at a studio in Tokyo and Tochigi Prefecture's Ashikaga City, while the shoot for the dance scenes were held in Otemachi, Tokyo.

    Read More

    • 0
    • 954
    • 0
  • Nogizaka46 becomes first Japanese artist to hold 2-day live at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai

    July 23, 2019 @ 3:14 am

    Nogizaka46 will hold a two-day live on October 25 and 26 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. The group held their first overseas concert at Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena last December. They will become the first Japanese artist to hold a two-day live at the venue.Source & Image: natalie

    Read More

    • 0
    • 685
    • 0
  • Senbatsu members for Nogizaka46's 24th single announced

    July 16, 2019 @ 3:19 am

    The senbatsu members for Nogizaka46's 24th single (currently untitled), slated for release on September 4, have been announced. There will be 18 members singing the title track, and fourth generation student Endo Sakura will serve as center for her first time entering the senbatsu. Check out the names of the 18 senbatsu members below.  Third row: Umezawa Minami / Kitano Hinako / Akimoto Manatsu / Kubo Shiori / Takayama Kazumi / Hoshino

    Read More

    • 0
    • 1558
    • 0
  • Nogizaka46 captain Sakurai Reika announces graduation

    July 9, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    Nogizaka46's Sakurai Reika will graduate from the group after wrapping up their nationwide tour 'Nogizaka46 Manatsu no Zenkoku Tour 2019' on September 1 at Meiji Jingu Stadium (Tokyo). On her blog, Sakurai wrote, "These past few years there have been an increase in graduating members. Watching them work hard in their respective fields, I felt that I should soon create a new milestone beyond Nogizaka46." She expressed, "For the group to grow mo

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3882
    • 0
  • Former Nogizaka46's Saito Yuuri opens Instagram account

    July 5, 2019 @ 3:09 am

    Former Nogizaka46 member Saito Yuuri has opened an Instagram account (@yuuri_3ito). Saito's activities in Nogizaka46 ended on June 30. In her first posts, she is promoting her first photo book '7-byou no Shiawase.' She plans to keep fans updated about her upcoming works as well as her private life through the account. Source & Image: Model Press

    Read More

    • 0
    • 805
    • 0