Suzuki Kanon- The Graduate

Details for Suzuki Kanon’s graduation concert have finally been released through the Hello! Project official website. Zukki gets a graduation on May 31, 2016 at Budokan. I think many are releived that Kanon’s graduation locale is set at the storied venue in the light of Sayashi Riho’s seemingly rushed graduation event at the “Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2015 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~”. The event also relieves the worry at all future graduations would be held on the now annual Countdown Party.

In my previous article on Suzuki Kanon, I mentioned that she has never been my favorite Morning Musume member. But, I think her time and efforts in the group should be rightly rewarded with a graduation ceremony that befits her five years in the group and her part in resurrecting the once-stagnant idol group. I believe that a graduation at Budokan for Suzuki Kanon is appropriate. Hell, Morning Musume performs at Budokan on a regular basis lately. Anything smaller than Budokan for a graduation is just silly- just ask Riho.

At the moment, there is no information about Memorial videos, a Zukki bus tour, or anything of that ilk. A fan Suzuki Kanon Graduation Project materialized expectedly, and you can definitely take part in that (disclaimer: TheNumber244 is not affiliated with the project in any capacity).

Source: Hello! Project website

Berryz Kobo, Final Live

This is a story told through tweets. I set my alarm for 12:30 AM and spent an emotional 4 hours watching one of my dear Hello! Project groups ride into the sunset (or something like that).

A collection of live tweets from my viewing of the the Berryz Kobo Final Live.

Oh, hey! Thank you, friends, for the link. You know who you are :))

Berryz Ikube, they’ve kept this up for a while now

and then …

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TGS and Budokan

(I seriously need to pace myself on this Morning Musume release, so I’m taking a break from the MoMusu write ups. I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve listened to “Help Me!!” already.)

With all the Morning Musume talk, Tokyo Girls’ Style seem to have gone by unnoticed. On December 22, the young girls held a solo live at Nippon Budokan- a phrase that I can’t say without thinking about Cheap Trick.  With an average age of 15, they are now the youngest female group to hold a live at the celebrated venue. The girls’ ages and birthdays were revealed to the audience during the live in order to calculate the average age. Apparently, the birthdays of the girls was a secret(?). A poorly kept secret, since I already knew the girls’ ages and birthdays and am not a stalker. Congratulations, Tokyo Girls’ Style! I wish you continued success.

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