January 9th, 2011

Takahashi Ai to graduate from Morning Musume and Hello! Project in Autumn 2011

Announced at the end of today's first show at Nakano Sunplaza, Takahashi Ai is to graduate from Morning Musume and Hello! Project at Morning Musume's 2011 Autumn concert tour.



According to the official announcement Takahashi Ai will continue to be active in music, theater, and live events after her graduation. Details will gradually be released.

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Nakagawa Shoko takes her act to Hollywood


Blogging queen Nakagawa Shoko wrote a slew of blog entries featuring pictures of her trip to Hollywood!

The dorky otaku idol, widely known on the internet for her obsession with anime, horror, cosplay, and taking pictures of herself eating her cat’s head, is also famous for posting more blog entries than any sane person with access to the internet. A few days ago, she arrived in America and has been posting on her blog non-stop.

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Flash animation “Kimi to Boku” to be released as live-action movie, starring Nakamura Aoi

The popular indie flash animation, “Kimi to Boku (You and I)”, has been picked up for a live-action adaptation!

Originally created by Yamagara Shigeto back in 2001, “Kimi to Boku” tells the true story of a 10-year relationship between a cat named “Ginougou” and the owner who dreamed of becoming a manga-ka. Viewers followed the story from their first encounter until their final farewell, the site accumulated over 4,800,000 hits. The story became so popular in fact, that it was also released as a book in January of 2009.

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