Category Archives: Announcement

Tsubaki Factory Joins Hello!Project

Tsubaki Factory

Looks like former Berryz Kobo captain Saki Shimizu is settling in well to her new position as an Hello!Project advisor. After having an active role in the creation and naming of Kobushi Factory ,Saki is at it again with Tsubaki Factory. Tsubaki comes from the flower Camellia Japonica which is…

Ruuna, Mimori, Koumi Set to Leave Dorothy Little Happy for callme

CALLME

Dorothy Little Happy is in the news on Pure Idol Heart today as they have made a major announcement about the future of the group. Akimoto Ruuna, Tominaga Mimori, Hayasaka Koumi are going to graduate from Dorothy Little Happy on July 12th to become the group callme, fulltime. callme was…

Sugoi!Singers looking for members for their net-idol project

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This is a little different from what we normally do around here .Normally we mention news related to our own Japanese dance vocal groups in our own Idol production company ,other lovely fellow professional idols in our genre here in Japan . We also mention news related to our partner…

Idol Exclusive E-Magazine Issues 9 & 10 Available

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Issues 9 and 10 from our Thai partner’s free Thai language Idol E-Magazine is ready for download through this article. In Issue 9 you will find Idol exclusive issue 9 out now ***(มีกิจกรรมแจกรางวัลด้วยนะรายละเอียดด้านล่างเลยยย)*** >>>DOWNLOAD<<< http://www.mediafire.com/download/ar86fvpz65qy6aq/issue9.pdf Idol exclusive issue 9 สามารถ download ได้แล้วนะครับฉบับนี้ท่านจะได้พบกับ Exclusive idol :FES☆TIVE New face idol : Miniature…

Idol Group Resistance Reloads for a Fresh Resistance

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With what feels like 1,000 active Idol groups ,trying to cover all of them daily becomes a task that no man can do or staff , but we do our best to show international Idol fans our wonderful Idol groups  here in Japan that you don`t often see on major…

Pla2me : Creative Differences Leads to Member Leaving

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                                     [Mari]                           [Saki] When you hear the words left due to creative differences ,that`s often a code word in metal music to nicely say “they got on my last nerve”. In Idol genre you don`t see those words instead you see graduation ,that is until Mari Mizuta claimed “they got…

Tsunku♂ Hello!Project producer has vocal cords removed in cancer battle.

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While Pure Idol Heart`s focus is on Independent Idol groups ,we have not forgotten the groups that paved the path for this genre to be what it is today. Hello!Project ,it`s family of Idols and legendary producer Tsunku♂ has long been a name respected in this genre. Many idols active…

KAMIYADO: New Shining Idols

KAMIYADO

The hardest road to the top is through the Independent Idol ranks ,it`s a genre were the Idols themselves are as much a part of their development and concepts as the staff. Indie Idols are not blessed with an army of staff waiting on their every need. They don`t always…

Idol Metal unit nIo Return as nIo-destroy

nio reborn

The last time we talked about nIo it was just after member No.1 had left the group and “buried” the remaining members in a “shallow grave” only for the members to shortly afterwards be seen as spirits in photos shot at night. This was followed by the appearance of the…

Ladybeard Debuts Idol Unit Called LADYBABY

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For those of you that may not know it, there is a free spirit entertainer here in Japan by the name of Ladybeard. Ladybeard is a jack of all trades ,Ladybeard wrestles ,is an heavy-metal vocalist ,party rocker ,TV talent,can be hired for 24hr photo gigs and is a social…