Dream Morning Musume held one of their Fall Concert Tour 2011 "DE alumni reunion dance continues" concert on October 16th at Nakano Sun Plaza and were joined by two special guests, alumni Nozomi Tsuji and Maki Goto! Appearing out of uniform during the first MC they greeting the huge roar from the audience with "its been a long time!"
Ten of Morning Musume’s OG members held an event on Friday to reveal that they have launched a new group called Dream Morning Musume.
The participating members are Yuko Nakazawa (37), Kaori Iida (29), Natsumi Abe (29), Kei Yasuda (30), Mari Yaguchi (28), Rika Ishikawa (26), Hitomi Yoshizawa (25), Makoto Ogawa (23), Miki Fujimoto (25), and Koharu Kusumi (18).
Originally, Nozomi Tsuji (23) was also planned to be a part of the group, but she just gave birth to her second child in December so she will be focusing on raising her children for now. The new unit will hold a spring concert tour, titled “Dream Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011: Haru no Mai ~Sotsugyousei DE Saikessei~.”
The tour will start on April 23 in Aichi and continue for a total of 16 concerts in 7 locations, including Tokyo, Osaka, Hyogo, Kanagawa, and Hiroshima. They have a second, longer tour planned for the fall, with a similar “Aki no Mai” title. That one will take them to 20 venues for a total of 40 concerts. Dream Morning Musume will release their first album on April 20, titled “DoriMusu 1.”
The album’s track list will mainly consist of remakes of Morning Musume songs, but 2 new songs are also planned.
Source – Tokyograph
Today was press conference for “Abe Naikaku”,new stage play star by Abe Natsumi as first women prime minister in Japan.Yasuda Kei and Kusumi Koharu also participate on this stage play
Abe Natsumi who was former member of Morning Musume receives big task as a prime minister said that the role was to big for her and she will do his best to do responsbility on a stage play.
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The PV for Abe Natsumi’s 12th single titled Ameagari no Niji no Youni has been released.Preview inside
Like the song the PV follows a somewhat calm theme starting with Abe getting ready for work, after which we see her as an OL (office lady) talking with friends, going to lunch, and basically working, and during the last part of the PV we get to see her frustrated by the amount of work she has to do.
For the most part the PV was basically what I had in mind when I thought of a PV since the soft ballad sound matches perfectly with the story, and even though I would have liked to see more scenes I am glad that the PV came out as great as it did.
Since the PV’s story relates with the basic theme of the song (Like a rainbow after the rain) I do like how it looks overall, so hopefully all fans can watch it (even though it is somewhat slow).
The release date is set for 9/15.
p/s – love this song~
Source – HelloSayunii
Abe Natsumi, Yasuda Kei, and Kusumi Koharu will be in a stage play titled Abe Naikaku. The play is abot the prime minister and politics.
It’s great to see that Abe, Yasuda, and Koha will be appearing in a play together since I can’t recall Koha doing much apart from her TV show and her China visit with Ex-ceed!, and since the play will have 3 OG members it is without a doubt a must see play for their fans.
Even though the short description of the play’s theme might sound a bit boring for some people (me included) the addition of Abe, Yasuda and Koha are sure to be interesting and a nice way to get H!P fans to go to the play to watch them act.
Hopefully many people get a chance to go with their families or friends to watch since the play appears to run straight through the holidays, and even though that may be the case watching a play with 3 OG members is without a doubt a great addition to any H!P fan’s holiday schedule.
Source – Hellosayuni!
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Five of the most popular Morning Musume OG, namely Nakazawa Yuko, Iida Kaori, Abe Natsumi, Yasuda Kei and Ogawa Makoto, are forming a new unit named “Afternoon Musume ?”.The new unit will be promoting the new Georgia coffee drinks and the first CM will be available to watch on September 9th at 12 p.m (JST). The series also stars actor Koide Keisuke, who has been starring in the past Georgia CMs. Fujimoto Miki and Yaguchi Mari will also take part in some of the CMs, expectedly as part of Afternoon Musume as well.
Source – aramatheydidnt
Abe Natsumi’s will released her new 12th single, temporarily titled “Ame Agari no Niji no You ni” has been announced. This single promises to brush of her former idol image by showing off her singing skills.
It will be available in two versions: Regular and Limited, the Limited version will include a DVD with the PV for the single. This will be Abe’s first new release in 2 years after her 12th single Screen and her graduation from H!P.
Source – HelloSayuni!
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