Category Archives: Hello!Project

Idol Catch Up: Former Morning Musume Member LinLin Becomes Idol Producer !

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I am not sure how many of our readers were fans of Morning Musume when they had 2 Chinese members (JunJun & LinLin) .Both after a short stay returned to China and launched successful careers ,JunJun as an actress and now a young wife and LinLin went on to start…

Riho Sayashi Graduation Announcement Shocks Idol World!

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Most of the time I focus my interest in the small idol agencies ,however I have supported Morning Musume & Hello!Pro since the very birth of Morning Musume. We have traveled every step of the way. When I first saw that Riho Sayashi would be graduating Morning Musume 15’ December…

YouTube Great Red Wall Against JPop

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It was a weekend like any other weekend, when I am helping someone in the JPop music industry and I send her concert video to a friend in America to look at .Unlike any other weekend my friend said “her video is blocked”. A concert that we are involved In…

Tsunku♂ Graduates from Hello! Project

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Vocalist for Sharam Q and legendary producer, composer and lyricist for Hello! Project has announced his graduation from the idol company. Tsunku♂ is seen as the father of Hello! Project groups by the current and former members. Tsunku♂ influence is strongly felt in the groups as he is known to…

Mysterious New Artist, Did Tsunku`s Daughter Have Debut?

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Normally our focus is on lesser known Idol units who are not as well covered as the large house company groups ,however something has the Idol wotas all in a state of investigation and excitement. There is a new artist that has made her debut ,that looks a lot like…

Tsubaki Factory Joins Hello!Project

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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…

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…

Hello!Project Starts a Fist Club and Taguchi`s Dog

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It seems that the powers to be in fortress Hello!Project have either starting hitting the cold medicine hard or there are two groups in the company with anger management issues. First a little flashback , it was not so long ago when the artist formerly known as S/mileage released a…

S/mileage New Name Is?

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Hello!Project Idol group S/mileage has a new name S/mileage new name is ANGERME “ANGERME” was named by S/mileage member Nakanishi Kana, Kana said about the name- “I made up the word by combining ‘ange’, meaning angel in French, and ‘larme’ meaning tear. I have a tender image for angel, and…

Morning Musume ’14 : When Riho Sayashi and English Meet

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There are times when an article needs 100s of words to tell the story ,then there are times when the video does the talking for you. This is one such time ,were the video tells a much better story then I can write. On October 5th legendary Idol group  Morning…