This week's schedule (Detailed schedule)

25:09AKBINGO! #419NTV
25:28HKT48 no Odekake! #195TBS
23:25Gaki no Tsukai ya arahende #9NTV
24:00Nogizaka Under Construction #84TV Tokyo
24:35Keyakitte, kakenai? #60TV Tokyo


07-20MaintenanceMaintenance at TIF2016
As was their original goal to appear at TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL 2016 in some form or another, they are appearing at TIF! But due to the fact that they got 30 minutes at TIF and they have so far only one song, they have gathered other Ex-Idoling!!! members' groups to join in. During their latest Snack Umeko special, they called around and asked Booing!!!, Magical Punchline and even 'Bitter Chocolate', which was only to be a one-off theater group.
They will perform at TIF on the 2nd day (8/6) at 16h30 at Smile Garden stage.
Related: Magical Punchline, Booing!!!, Maintenance
11-28MaintenanceEx-Idoling!!! members form spin-off group Maintenance.
At a special Snack Umeko event hosted by Kawamura Yui & Sakai Hitomi with Hamaguchi Masaru (of owarai group Yoiko) as guest, Hamaguchi Masaru proposed to form a new group that he would produce called "Maintenance" which would be comprised of Ex-Idoling!!! members. During the event they contacted several members and asked them to join and come to the venue. Currently Maintenance consists of #1 Sakai Hitomi (Leader), #2 Kawamura Yui (Sub-leader), #3 Ojima Chika, #4 Asahi Nao, #5 Furuhashi Mayu and #6 Sekiya Mayu. He says he would like to get up to 9 members so more members may be announced later as some could not be contacted.
Related: Idoling!!!, Hamaguchi Masaru, Sekiya Mayu, Furuhashi Mayu, Asahi Nao, Ojima Chika, Kawamura Yui, Sakai Hitomi, Maintenance
11-01Idoling!!!Ex-Idoling!!! Satou Rena to form new idol group
Today it was announced that a new idol group will be formed around Satou Rena, who had only just graduated from Idoling!!! on October 31st. On the homepage is a countdown timer to December 24th. This could be the presentation of the members of the new group. We may get more information before that.

The group will be under Pony Canyon.

Countdown website
Related: Idoling!!!, Satou Rena
10-31Idoling!!!Idoling!!! graduation ceremony.
Today on October 31st 2015, all members of Idoling!!! have graduated in a special 2hr live ceremony at FujiTV's kyuutai where the show had started 9 years ago on October 30th 2006.

At the end of the ceremony, it was announced that there would be a reunion in 5 years on October 31st 2020 at the same location!
Related: Idoling!!!, Idoling!!!
06-05Idoling!!!Idoling!!! 7th generation announced
Today Idoling!!!'s 7th generation was presented at their show recording. As announced back in March, they will be appearing on the show from July and also be participating in live events.

The 7th generation will have three members and are all family members of existing members!

Idoling!!! #36 is Asahi Runa (19), younger sister of #15 Asahi Nao.
Idoling!!! #37 is Hashimoto Natsuki (21), older sister of #21 Hashimoto Kaede and #33 Hashimoto Ruka.
Idoling!!! #38 is Sakai Yoshiko (53), mother of #14 Sakai Hitomi.

On October 31st Idoling!!! all members will be graduating.
Related: Idoling!!!, Idoling!!!
05-17Idoling!!!24th & last single 'Cheering You!!!' announced
Today it was announced that Idoling!!! will release their 24th and last single on July 15th 2015, called 'Cheering You!!!'. Several events are planned in July.

At the end of October 2015, all members of Idoling!!! will graduate.
Related: Idoling!!!, Idoling!!!
05-15NEO from Idoling!!!4th & last single 'Mugen Labyrinth' announced
NEO from Idoling!!!'s 4th and last single was announced today and will be release on Friday June 26th 2015. It will be called 'Mugen Labyrinth'.
Related: NEO from Idoling!!!
05-10AKB48AKB48 2nd draft meeting
Today AKB48 held their 2nd Draft Meeting where the members themselves choose new members. From the 48 finalists, 24 were chosen by all teams, including NGT48. The chosen ones are as follows:

AKB48 (7)
Team A: Hiwatashi Yui (14) Saitama
Team K: Nomura Nao (15) Aichi, Kubo Satone (11) Kanagawa
Team B: Takahashi Kira (14) Tokyo, Nishikawa Rei (11) Tokyo, Yamabe Ayu (13) Chiba
Team 4: Chiba Erii (11) Kanagawa

SKE48 (5)
Team S: Kamimura Ayuka (11) Aichi, Isshiki Rena (13) Kanagawa
Team KII: Mizuno Airi (12) Aichi, Shirai Kotono (12) Aichi
Team E: Sugawara Maya (15) Miyagi

NMB48 (7)
Team N: Hongou Yuzuha (12) Osaka, Nishinaka Nanami (11) Osaka
Team M: Shibata Yui (17) Kanagawa, Hori Shion (18) Hokkaido
Team BII: Muranaka Yuki (17) Nara, Yasuda Momone (13) Osaka, Andou Erina (11) Aichi

HKT48 (3)
Team H: Matsuoka Hana (15) Chiba, Murakawa Vivian (15) Fukuoka
Team KIV: Imamura Maria (11) Gunma

NGT48 (2)
Nishigata Marina (19) Tokyo, Ogino Yuka (16) Saitama
Related: NGT48, HKT48, NMB48, SKE48, AKB48
04-03Idoling!!!Idoling!!! show to end, 15th live at Budokan and all members graduating
During a live broadcast of the Idoling!!! show, it was annouced that the show will end on 10/31 and all members will be graduating.
It was also announced that the 15th and last big live will be held on 10/5 at the prestigious Nippon Budoukan.
Several events are planned from April until October, including new 7th generation members to be added in July.
Related: Idoling!!!, Idoling!!!
05-13Endou MaiEx-Idoling!!! Leader Endou Mai announces 3rd single.
Ex-Idoling!!! Leader Endou Mai's 2nd single has only just hit the stores today and her 3rd single has already been announced. The single will be called "Baby Love" and will be composed by Okamoto Shou from OKAMOTO'S. The single will be released on August 6th 2014.
Related: Endou Mai, Idoling!!!

Upcoming birthdays

TodayTakaoka Miku22y
TodayMatsui Sakiko (AKB48 Team K member)26y
TodayYamao Rina21y
12-11Ootani Riko20y
12-11Yoshida Rinne16y
12-11Yamada Suzu (Yamada Nana's younger sister)15y
12-11Matsumoto Hinata16y
12-12Togashi Azusa26y
12-12Hayano Kaoru24y
12-12Itou Nene21y

Upcoming releases

Niji to Tokimeki no Fes
7th single
12-21SUPER☆GiRLS - Koi☆Kiramekeshon!!!15th single - WWDBEST ~Dempa ryoukou!~album
12-21Doll☆Elements - Doll Memories~Best of Doll☆Elements3rd album
12-21Magical Punchline - MAGiCAL MYSTERY TOUR 2nd album
12-28NMB48 - Bokuigai no dareka16th single
12-28HKT48 - HKT48 Natsu no Hall Tour 2016~HKT ga AKB48 Group wo ridatsu? Kokumintouhyou Concert~dvd
12-28HKT48 - HKT48 Natsu no Hall Tour 2016~HKT ga AKB48 Group wo ridatsu? Kokumintouhyou Concert~bluray
01-11BAND-MAID - Just Bring It1st album
01-18Tokyo Performance Doll - WE ARE TPD1st album
01-25predia - Kindan no Masquerade5th single
01-25AKB48 - Untitled8th album
02-15HKT48 - Bagutte Iijan9th single
02-15GEM - Sugar Baby7th single

Upcoming events

12-18liveParty Rockets GT - ONEMAN LIVE「〜Have a nice party〜」
12-23liveTOKYO GIRLS' STYLE - TGS LIVE 2016 ~Christmas Party~
12-24liveKeyakizaka46 - first one-man live
12-25liveKeyakizaka46 - first one-man live
12-25liveKeyakizaka46 - first one-man live
12-25liveParty Rockets GT - Gratitude Live 2016
12-28liveBabyraids JAPAN - Oneman Live 2016 the Final
12-28livepredia - 6th Annivesary tour FINAL
12-29liveBabyraids JAPAN - Oneman Live 2016 the Final
12-29liveBabyraids JAPAN - Oneman Live 2016 the Final
liveNew Year Premium Party 2017
10-31otherIdoling!!! - 5yr after graduation reunion

Upcoming handshake & release events

12-17handshakeAKB48 'LOVE TRIP / Shiawase wo wakenasai' Large handshake event
12-17handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Nationwide handshake event
12-18handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Handshake event
12-18handshakeAKB48 'High Tension' Large handshake event
12-24handshakeAKB48 'High Tension' Large handshake event
12-25handshakeAKB48 - 'Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby' Nationwide handshake event
01-07handshakeAKB48 'High Tension' Large handshake event
01-08handshakeAKB48 'High Tension' Large handshake event
01-14handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Nationwide handshake event
01-15handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Handshake event
01-22handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Handshake event
02-04handshakeAKB48 'High Tension' Large handshake event
02-05handshakeNogizaka46 - 'Sayonara no imi' Handshake event
02-11handshakeNMB48 - 'Bokuigai no dareka' Handshake event
02-25handshakeNMB48 - 'Bokuigai no dareka' Handshake event
03-12handshakeAKB48 - 'High Tension'
03-18handshakeNMB48 - 'Bokuigai no dareka' Handshake event
04-08handshakeNMB48 - 'Bokuigai no dareka' Handshake event

Updated Songs

12-04Magical PunchlineMagical Journey Tour
12-04Magical PunchlineOverture
12-04Magical PunchlineNever Ending Punchline
12-04Magical PunchlinePrologue wa Makafushigi
12-04Magical PunchlineBanriiku Rising Fire!
12-04Magical PunchlineKoakuma Lesson 1-2-3♪
12-04Magical PunchlineMagikayo!? BiliBili☆Punchline
12-01Keyakizaka46Bokutachi no sensou
12-01Keyakizaka46Silent Majority
12-01Keyakizaka46Sekai niwa Ai Shikanai
12-01Keyakizaka46Shibuya kara PARCO Gakieta Hi
12-01Keyakizaka46Futari Saison
11-22AKB48Happy End

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