*Edit: I have added many more pictures of the concert.
On May 18th 2012 at the Nippon Budokan, Morning Musume members 5th gen Niigaki Risa and 8th gen Mitsui Aika have graduated from Morning Musume. Niigaki has been apart of Morning Musume for over 10 years and Mitsui Aika has been in the group for over 5 years.
I will be updating this post as more info/news and pics comes out.
Purple Glow sticks for Aika.
Green light sticks for Niigaki
- Niigaki's solo was "Never Forget"
- Aika's solo was "Watashi no Miryouku ni Kizukanai Donkan na Hito”
- Sayumi is now the new leader of Morning Musume.
- THERE WILL BE AN 11TH GEN AUDITION!!!! Girls from the ages of 10-17 may audition.
Kamei Eri, Ogawa Makoto, Takahashi Ai, Ishikawa Rika, Yoshizawa Hitomi, Abe Natsumi, Iida Kaori, Berryz Koubou, Tokunaga Chinami, Sudou, Kumai, Sugaya, Natsuyaki, Shimizu, C-ute Yajima Maimi, Mano Erina, Nakajima Saki, Hagiwara Mai, Okai Chisato, Suzuki airi, Wada Ayaka, Takeuchi Akari, Katsuta Rina, Fukuda Kanon, Tamura Meimi and (maybe) Nakanishi Kanna attended the concert.
Backstage after the concert:
Sayashi Riho, Iikubo Haruna, Suzuki Kanon, Takahashi Ai, Kamei Eri, Yoshizawa Hitomi, Shibata Ayumi, Ishikawa Rika
Ishida Ayumi, Tanaka Reina, Satou Masaki, Michishige Sayumi, Ikuta Erina, Fukumura Mizuki, Ogawa Makoto
Kudou Haruka, Mitsui Aika, Niigaki Risa, Iida Kaori, Abe Natsumi.
Ikuta Erina offstage, listening to Niigaki Risa sing her graduation song "Never Forget"
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