Even Tsunku♂ tweeted a picture of them holding a private reunion! Such an interaction between two labels (Avex and UFA) has surprised netizens and made them wonder whether this is mutual promotion or something else.
Inevitably, the media started arousing all kind of gossip on Maki's future, and a rumor appeared that she might participate on NHK's Kouhaku along Dream Morning Musume. True or false, the industry insiders are sure that there is some huge surprise from Goto this year before entering hiatus.
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