Saturday, August 22, 2015

Introducing, Keyakizaka46!


Nogizaka46 New Project "1st Generation Audition" that was announced on Nogizaka46's 『乃木坂46 3rd YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE 』 in February 22, 2015 has finally revealed! Sony Music to held an audition which the application period between June 28 - July 10, 2015 with the final audition on 21st of August. Nogizaka46 Official Twitter announced them as Nogizaka46's 2nd part of "Sakamichi Series" and they will get an original debut single as well as special TV program. Toriizaka46, which is the name was being announced before is renamed to Keyakizaka46, and will debut with 22 members.

The 22 members in the following row:

4th row:
Watanabe Risa (17), Shida Manaka (14), Oda Nana (17), Saitou Fuyuka (17), Koike Minami (16), Yonetani Nanami (15) 

3rd row:
Saito Shiori (18), Ozeki Rika (17), Kobayashi Yui (15), Moriya Akane (17), Ishimori Nijika (18), Nagai Yuuka (19)

2nd row:
Habu Mizuho (18), Uemura Rina (18), Suzuki Mizuho (14), Harada Aoi (15), Nagazawa Nanako (18), Harada Mayu (17)

1st row:
Imaizumi Yui (16), Hirate Yurina (14), Suzumoto Miyu (17), Watanabe Rika (20)

Monday, May 11, 2015

Nogizaka46's 12th Single Senbatsu revealed!

Nogizaka46's 12th Single Senbatsu election was announced on the May 11th in TV Tokyo's Nogizaka46 new show, Nogizaka Under Construction or "Nogizaka KojiChuu". The single is currently untitled, and according to the official website will be released on July 22nd, 2015.

Previously, Nishino Nanase served as Nogizaka46's center for the 11th single, "Inochi wa Utsukushii", whom she's returning to become the center for the 3rd times as in the previous, for the 8th single "Kizuitara Kataomoi" and the 9th single "Natsu no Free&Easy". For this 12th single, it still consists of 18 members and 10 "Jyuu-Fukujin" members as same as in the last single. The formations are 8-5-5 line-up with the two five-membered rows being part of the Jyuu-Fukujin.

The members includes:

(8) Matsumura Sayuri, Saito Yuuri, Hoshino Minami, Saito Asuka, Ito Marika, Inoue Sayuri, Shinuchi Mai, Eto Misa

(5) Takayama Kazumi, Wakatsuki Yumi, Sakurai Reika, Manatsu Akimoto, Fukagawa Mai

(5) Shiraishi Mai, Nishino Nanase, Ikoma Rina, Ikuta Erika, Hashimoto Nanami

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

11th Single 「Inochi wa Utsukushii」Tracklist Revealed

 The tracklist for Nogizaka46's 11th single, 「Inochi wa Utsukushii」 has been revealed! As always, the single will come in 4 types (A, B, C, Regular) and will also come with a DVD. This time around, it will be collaboration PVs, where 2 members are paired up together!

「Inochi wa Utsukushii」is set to be released on March 18, 2015!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Nogizaka46's 『乃木坂46 3rd YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE 』 Setlist and Announcements

Nogizaka46's 『乃木坂46 3rd YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE 』 on February 22, 2015 to celebrate Nogizaka46's 3rd Anniversary take place in Seibu Dome yesterday has ended. The show starts from 12:00 to 20:00 JST, with Overture been played 3 times and Break in between twice. There are some announcements during the live show, as well as the 11th - latest single of Nogizaka46, "Inochi wa Utskushii" been performed for the first time.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Nogizaka46's 11th Single Senbatsu revealed!

Nogizaka46's 11th Single Senbatsu selection was announced on the January 18th TV Tokyo's, "Nogizakatte, Doko?". The single, which is currently untitled, according to the official website will be released on March 18th, 2015.

Previously, Ikuta Erika served as Nogizaka46's center for the 10th single "Nandome no Aozora ka?", whom after she's returning to the group from her temporary leave due to focus on her study. For the 11th single, it consists of 18 members and 10 "Juu-Fukujin" members different from the last single. The formations are 8-5-5 line up with the two five-membered rows being part of the Juu-Fukujin.

The members include:

(8) Matsumura Sayuri, Sagara Iori, Saitou Asuka, Hori Miona, Itou Marika, Hoshino Minami, Etou Misa, Takayama Kazumi

(5) Wakatsuki Yumi, Akimoto Manatsu, Ikoma Rina, Sakurai Reika, Fukagawa Mai

(5) Matsui Rena, Shiraishi Mai, Nishino Nanase, Hashimoto Nanami, Ikuta Erika

Friday, December 19, 2014

Nogizaka46's Second Season Final! ~Merry X'mas Show 2014~ Setlist and Annoucements

Nogizaka46's Second Season Final! ~Merry X'mas Show 2014~ (Under Live & All Members) starting from December the 12th to 14th take place at Ariake Colosseum has ended. The first day was Under Live which all previous Under Girls from each single participated, while the rest of the day become all members performance. There are some announcements in each day of the show, as well as the Top 30 coupling tracks chosen by the fans whose pre-ordered the album in which Top 10 selected coupling tracks will be included in the first 10 songs on Disc 2 for the upcoming album.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Nogizaka46's 1st Album Title, 『Toumei na Iro』, CD Jackets, Tracklist Revealed

Nogizaka46's 1st album title, 『Toumei na Iro』(透明な色), as well as the tracklist and CD Jacket Covers have been revealed. The album will come in 3 types: Type A, B, and C (Regular). The album will contain 10 of the previous single songs, as well as 8 new songs! In addition to that, The first 10 songs on Disc 2 will be containing the top 10 coupling songs that're voted by the fans. The top 10 will be revealed during the upcoming Merry X'mas Show 2014 on 12/14. Type A and B will both come with 2 discs, except Type A will contain a DVD with 60 minutes of the Midsummer National Tour 2013-FINAL in Yoyogi Gymnasium. Type C will only be a single-disc album.  

The album is set to be released on January 7, 2015!