Friday, December 20, 2013

Nogizaka46 Merry X'mas Show 2013 at Nippon Budokan (2013.12.20) Setlist and Announcement

     Nogizaka46 held their concert at Nippon Budokan for the first time on December 20th, 2013. The concert was announced at the Yoyogi National Stadium live occurred in October, at the end of the first show. All 43 members of 1st and 2nd generation performed for an audience of more than 12,000 people. A stream was also available for part of the concert on Ameba Pigg, being the second time that a concert of the group was live streamed (the first happening at the Zepp Tokyo live in August). A Christmas medley, an arranged version of the 7th single Barrette, released on November 27th, and its coupling song Sonna Baka na... were performed during it.

     At the end of the live stream, during the concert, it was announced that the 2nd Year Debut Anniversary Live will be held on February 22nd, 2014, at Yokohama Arena; all the songs are scheduled to be performed, similarly to the 1st one. Check the setlist for today's concert below!

Monday, December 9, 2013

1-Year Debut Anniversary Live to be released on DVD & Blu-ray

    The long awaited release of a Nogizaka46 concert has arrived! A DVD release of the 1-Year Debut Anniversary Live, held on Feb. 22nd 2013 at Makuhari Messe, has been confirmed for February 5th, 2014, in 3 versions: Digest, Regular and Deluxe. The Blu-ray release of the Regular and Deluxe editions is scheduled for February 26th. The details for each type have also been announced: the Zepp Tour 2012 occurred in Tokyo, Nagoya and Namba is going to be included as part of the Deluxe box! Check out the contents below:

Sunday, November 10, 2013

2013.12 Samurai ELO

2013.12 Myojo - Shiraishi Mai

web R25, Girl of the Week - Shiraishi Mai

Original interview article from web R25& thanks to 靡姽婳 from Baidu for the original Mandarin translation! \(^o^)/
Don't miss the five other great pictures below the interview in addition to the top one!

Shiraishi Mai, Girl of the Week
Despite giving off a cool impression, is actually someone who even enjoys batsu game thoroughly 

Nogizaka46's Shiraishi Mai-chan is to star in the movie adaption of the popular drama, Bad Boys J the Movie - Something to protect till the end

Friday, November 1, 2013

7th single 「Barrette」 Covers and Tracklist Revealed


         The tracklist and covers for Nogizaka46's 7th single 「Barrette」 have been revealed. Tsuki no Ookisa, Naruto Shippuden's opening theme since October, will be the coupling song on all types, and its MV, featuring the senbatsu members, on type A; Hatsukoi wo Ima demo is the Under members song on type C. Like with the 4th single, an Anime edition is included. The covers feature the 7th single Hachi Fukujin and the new center, 2nd generation member Hori Miona. The individual bonus videos are also back this time, in the same way as the five first singles; the previews for each member are also available (Kashiwa and Miyazawa aren't included due to their graduation; 2nd generation, apart from Hori who has her own, also have bonus video introductions, although no preview for it; same with Ichiki's video).
     The 7th single is scheduled to be released on November 27th, 2013. Check out the full MVs below, as well as the individual previews!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ibaraki's Eco Festa 10/20 and Mezamashi Live in Osaka 10/21 Setlists

    Nogizaka46's 7th single under members, along with two 2nd generation members, Kitano Hinako and Shinuchi Mai, subbing in for Ichiki Rena and Kashiwa Yukina for the first time, attended on October 20th the 6th Ushiku Mirai Eco Festa in Ushiku, Ibaraki. Most of the songs performed were singles, giving the audience the unique chance to witness their hits centered by different members.

    On the following day, the 1st generation members (minus Ichiki, Kashiwa, Saito Yuri, Higuchi Hina* and Matsumura Sayuri*) held one of the shows for the Mezamashi Live Island Tour 2013 in Osaka, in commemoration of FujiTV's Mezamashi TV morning show's 20th year. They had already performed at Zepp Osaka during their Summer National Tour in August, on which Matsumura Sayuri's birthday was celebrated.

    Setlist for both lives are available below. Next scheduled shows for the group are on the 25th and 27th, at the Vamps' Halloween Party 2013 in Makuhari Messe.