Country Musume are NOW!


Talk about a surprise attack! Just when all I thought the Country Musume auditions were over with no winners, Hello! Project surprise me with the news of a new unit. The revival of Country Musume will be called Country Girls (a name fully in English). Country Girls make their formal debut on January 2 with Country Musume Satoda Mai playing General Manager and Berryz Kobo’s Tsugunaga Momoko as “Playing Manager” until her activities with the Berryz concludes. When the appointed day for BK arrives, Momoko will bring Momochi to the Country Girls full time. Footage of the new girls as Mai ambushes them with news of their acceptance aired on the November 5 episode of “Hello! Station”.

Well, we know Tsugunaga Momoko and Satoda Mai. Who are these new girls?

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