Subbed, Tsunku’s announcement on JunLin and Kamei’s graduation.

OMG! This is so sad. You have to watch this. I can’t bear it at all. I still accept Kamei’s reason, that she wants her life to be better. But making JunLin graduate with the main reason as to pursue a career in China is pointless. They have already established a career in Japan, returning to China is so pointless. They could like promote as a duo or a soloist in China and be part of Morning Musume in Japan. It’s like Big Bang or Kara promoting in both Japan and Korea.

Well anyways, it’s already there and we can’t change the fact that by the end of this year Morning Musume will be a 5 nin group. Heck Berryz is bigger than them. Let’s just hope that the 9th gen audition will be turn out to be a fruitful one.

Kamei Eri, Junjun, and Linlin will graduate Morning Musume and H!P

Okay, I hate to break it to you but that’s the whole truth. Tsunku confirmed on his blog that 6th generation member Kamei Eri and 8th generation members Junjun and Linlin will graduate Morning Musume and H!P.

Kamei Eri has this serious skin condition ever since the start of the audition. According to Tsunku (for those who can’t read japanese), he himself looked for doctors who can cure or treat the condition. Unfortunately, the doctors consultation is that they should concentrate on the treatment first.

Junjun and Linlin sadly will return to China with reasons still unknown.

This was really a heartbreaking news for me since Kamei is in my top 3 in Morning Musume rankings and I consider Junjun and Linlin the future of Morning Musume (especially Linlin). I could take it if only one member will graduate. But three members plus 2 of my favorites has to go. So in less than a year 4 members has already graduated from Morning Musume alone. They’re gonna be miss.

Graduation will take place in the last day of Morning Musume’s Autumn 2010 tour.

Here’s a few performances to remember them

OMG! It feels like I just broke up with my girlfriend. This is so sad…

5 Hello! Project members that are Naturally born Idols

Okay so first of all this is solely based on my observation. I have seen almost all of Hello! Project members performing live, on TV shows, on radio shows, variety shows, etc. You could say who are born or destined to be idols for life. Being an Idol isn’t meant for everyone I say. For example, I see Konno Asami having a brighter future if she’s not an Idol.

Well anyways, here are my 5 Hello! Project members that are Naturally Born to be an Idol

5. Suzuki Airi

When you combine talent and beauty to an Idol. You can’t go wrong with this one. Airi is just born to be an idol. She’s a natural beauty. She’s the youngest ever idol (I guess) to lead a single. And finally, she almost took over C-ute!

4. Fukuda Kanon

She’s still young and I can see her as the future of Hello! Project together with some of the most talented Hello! Project Eggs. Her singing vocals are awesome! Way awesome I guess. She has that Idol Aura that makes you love her more. Even if it happens that S/mileage will disband in 2-3 years, I can see her still going solo as an Idol.

3. Linlin

I call her the future of Morning Musume. I really admire this girls vocals. It’s so powerful. She’s like a younger version of Takahashi Ai. And I can see her taking over Morning Musume in the future. Just wait and see. Ai and Risa won’t last 5 years longer with the group. Mitsui is just pure cuteness no talent. Linlin, though Tsunku hasn’t given her a decent amount of lines yet, will take over Takahashi Ai’s place soon. Just wait till Ai graduates or something, you’ll see her taking over almost all of Ai’s lines in every Morning Musume song.

2. Miyamoto Karin / Tanabe Nanami

It’s not because they’re cute. It’s because they love what they’re doing. As young as they are (12 and 11 respectively this year) you can see how they are enjoying their status as Hello! Project Idols. Let’s start with Nanami first. At the beginning when they had the Shugo Chara audition and they got Nanami. I thought WTF were they thinking! I saw Nanami’s picture on the audition and she’s no way look like an idol. Yeah I know that was a horrible shot. I haven’t watched Shugo Chara for a while then. But I gave it a shot since I heard the new girl is going to appear. And immediately I was impressed of her presence on the TV. She’s not shy like most new comers are. She’s comfortable on doing her job. Then, the next thing that came to my mind is her singing. She’s only 10 so I thought her voice was horrible. Something like Nakky’s voice on Lalala Shiawase no Uta.

I saw the performance and I thought “Hey this girls has talent”. Her voice isn’t that great…. yet. Wait for a couple of years she going to take over!

Next is Karin.

Yeah this performance made me see the future of her. She’s actually good. Yeah I know she’s still has the cute charm that’s why everyone loves her. But this girl in a matter of a year! Yes only a year! Tsunku’s gonna give her something big wait for it! She’s actually in a new unit with her H!P Eggs buddies right?

1. Tsugunaga Momoko


At the very beginning of my Hello! Project journey. She was the first girl to come in my life. She was born to do what she’s doing. I know that she’s growing old already and she has plans on going to college (yeah check that out). But she’s like the opposite of Konno Asami. She has a brighter future as an Idol believe me. And I just wish she does. She can’t be a model in the future she’s small. But she can be a singer, an idol! She won’t be with Berryz forever. But after she graduates believe me she’s still going to pursue a career as an idol.

Here’s a video of  Satoda Mai praising Tsugunaga Momoko. It was really hilarious but at the same time true. Momo is really really like that isn’t she?

Special mentions:

Maeda Yuuka

Ogawa Saki

and

Tokunaga Chinami

Bijou Gaku first episode

So the very first episode of H!P new show Bijou Gaku is now up!

This episode feature Morning Musume members Risa Niigaki and Linlin with Berryz Kobo members Momo and Maasa. As well as S/mileage which are shown collecting smiles for their 10000 smiles challenge!

No subs but I’m absolutely sure it’s about those fish. The fish they ate looks tasty.

Second Part

3rd part

More 10 My Me Previews

We posted before a track preview of Morning Musume’s soon to be released album “10 My Me” which is “Genki Pikka Pikka” .

So more radio rips have been released and here they are

Ame no Furanai Hoshi de wa Aisenai Darou (Chinese Version)

Not the same song performed at the last Morning Musume concert. This one is a duet between 8th gen member Junjun and Linlin. This actually has very small difference between the last one from Platinum 9. This song has a guitar intro in it rather than a piano intro. But through the middle of the song, it’s actually the same.

This song in my honest opinion, is better than that of Ice Creamusume since it features Linlin and Junjun two of the powerhouse vocals of Morning Musume.

Ano Hi ni Modoritai

A ballad type R&B song by Morning Musume’s leader and sub leader Takahashi Ai and Niigaki Risa. Much like Take of is now (without Reina) the song is such a nice one to listen to. It also reminds me a High King song. With these 2 in one song, you’ll sure love this one

Osaka Oshiinen

An upbeat track by 8th gen members Aika Mitsui, Junjun, and Linlin. When I first read the title, I thought this could be a fun song like Kanjani8’s Sukiyanen Osaka. This could easily replace Guru Guru Jump from the last album. The vocals are awesome, I even thought that Niigaki is in this song.

Moonlight ~Tsukiyo no ban da yo~

Sequel to Mr. Moonlight ~Ai no Big band~? I don’t think so. It’s a different song. Not my favorite in the album, but it’s worth the listen.

Namidachhi

This was the song that I’ve been looking for. It kinda sounds like C-ute’s Shigatsu Sengen. But that’s only in the part of Namidachhi. I actually like this song. It’s fun to listen to in the middle. I wonder how they’ll perform this in concert. It seems like an ending song to me.

Ooki Hitomi

Yoshizawa Hitomi? haha no! This is the 6th gen song, that means it features Sayu, Reina, and Eri. It’s an upbeat song, much like that of the 8th gen. One of my favorite tracks in the album maybe because of Reina and Erti (my favorite). But Sayu is perfect in this kind of songs too.

Loving You Forever

Okay so If I told you Namidachhi is a perfect ending song, I stand corrected. This one is better (note: I’m doing this blog impromptu so it means I haven’t got to listen to the tracks before). I instantly LOVE this song. A ballad song. Each member gets a solo line which made me extra happier. This should have a PV! OMG! this is like the best song in the album for me

Had enough of the previews?

Don’t forget to Buy Morning Musume’s album next week 3/17.

~If  Koharu didn’t leave Morning Musume, does that mean she gets a solo song in this album? That would be awesome.

Happy Birthday Linlin!

Today March 11 is Linlin’s Birthday

So I Wish her a happy happy BIRTHDAY!

~I swear, this pic makes her look like AYAKA from Coconuts Musume

Morning Musume new profile pics

Does this one needs any explanations?

BUT I SWEAR GAKI-SAN looks a lot like Yoshizawa Hitomi!