This week's schedule (Detailed schedule)

24:59AKBINGO! #538NTV
24:30STUdentsu! #54HTV
24:00Murase Sae no Mahjong Gachi Battle! Saepii Toppu Me Tottande! #33TBS Channel 1
24:06Nogizaka Under Construction #203TV Tokyo
24:41Keyakitte, kakenai? #177TV Tokyo
25:11Hinatazaka-de Aimashou #3TV 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

TodayAsahi Nao (Idoling!!! #15, Ex-Love Berry model)25y
TodayMizuki Horii33y
TodayFujiko Mai29y
TodayOikawa Nao38y
TodayMatsuoka Chiho21y
TodayTakagi Sayuki (Juice=Juice member)22y
TodayOtaki Yuria (NGT48 member)24y
TodayKudo Haruka13y
04-22Mizorogi Seran (Cheeky Parade member)22y
04-22Aoki Shiori23y

Upcoming releases

8th album
05-08Momoland - I'm So Hot 3rd single
05-15AKISHIBU project - AKISHIBU THE BEST3rd album
05-29Nogizaka46 - 23rd Untitled Single23rd single
06-19Shiroma Miru - Shiroma Miru 1st photobookpicbook
06-19Magical Punchline - Kyou ga mada aokutemo4th single
07-17Twice - HAPPY HAPPY4th single
07-24Twice - Breakthrough5th single

Upcoming events

TodayliveMARQUEE Matsuri Vol.29
TodayliveKeyakizaka46 - 2nd gen live 'Omotenashikai'
04-21liveMagical Punchline - mini TIF vol.55 ~Heisei Last mini TIF Special~#1
04-21liveMagical Punchline - mini TIF vol.55 ~Heisei Last mini TIF Special~ #2
04-21liveKeyakizaka46 - 2nd gen live 'Omotenashikai'
04-27liveLIVE SHOW CASE 2019
04-27liveAKB48 Group Haru no LIVE Fes in Yokohama Stadium
04-27liveParty Rockets GT × Malcolm Mask McLaren × MAJIBANCH
04-27liveKeyakizaka46 - 2nd gen live 'Omotenashikai'
04-27liveParty Rockets GT - Rockin' Saturday Vol.4
04-28liveMagical Punchline - Tokyo Idol Theater Advance: Magical Punchline
04-28liveHKT48 - Sashihara Rino Graduation Concert @ Yokohama Stadium
04-28liveKeyakizaka46 - 2nd gen live 'Omotenashikai'
04-30liveMagical Punchline - Majipan Heisei Countdown
05-01liveMagical Punchline - Regular Live
05-02liveIZ*ONE - MX Matsuri "IZ*ONE 1st Fanmeeting"
05-03liveIZ*ONE - MX Matsuri "IZ*ONE 1st Fanmeeting"
05-06liveAidoruING!!! - Live Part 1
05-06liveAidoruING!!! - Live Part 2
05-06liveAidoruING!!! - Live Part 3
05-09liveKeyakizaka46 - 3rd Year Anniversary Live
05-10liveKeyakizaka46 - 3rd Year Anniversary Live
05-11liveKeyakizaka46 - 3rd Year Anniversary Live
05-28liveHKT48 - Sashihara Rino Graduation Concert @ Fukuoka
07-06liveMagical Punchline - One-Man Live in Osaka
07-14liveMagical Punchline - One-Man Live
liveSashihara Rino - TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL 2019
10-31otherIdoling!!! - 5yr after graduation reunion

Upcoming handshake & release events

04-28handshakeNogizaka46 - 4th album handshake event
04-29handshakeAKB48 'Jiwaru DAYS' Large handshake event
04-29handshakeKeyakizaka46 - 8th single handshake event
04-29handshakeAKB48 'Jiwaru DAYS' Large handshake event
04-30handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single zenkoku handshake event
04-30handshakeAKB48 'Jiwaru DAYS' Large handshake event
05-01handshakeNogizaka46 - 4th album handshake event
05-03handshakeAKB48 'Jiwaru DAYS' Large handshake event
05-04handshakeKeyakizaka46 - 8th single handshake event
05-05handshakeAKB48 '' Large handshake event
05-06handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single handshake event
05-11handshakeAKB48 - 'NO WAY MAN' Nationwide handshake event
05-11handshakeNMB48 - 'Tokonoma Seiza Musume' Nationwide handshake event
05-12handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single zenkoku handshake event
05-12handshakeNogizaka46 - 4th album handshake event
05-19handshakeAKB48 - 'NO WAY MAN' Nationwide handshake event
05-25handshakeHKT48 - '' Handshake event
05-26handshakeNMB48 - 'Tokonoma Seiza Musume' Handshake event
06-02handshakeKeyakizaka46 - 8th single handshake event
06-08handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single handshake event
06-09handshakeHKT48 - '' Handshake event
06-22handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single zenkoku handshake event
06-23handshakeKeyakizaka46 - 8th single handshake event
06-30handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single handshake event
07-06handshakeNMB48 - 'Tokonoma Seiza Musume' Handshake event
07-14handshakeKeyakizaka46 - 8th single handshake event
07-20handshakeNMB48 - 'Tokonoma Seiza Musume' Nationwide handshake event
07-21handshakeNMB48 - 'Tokonoma Seiza Musume' Photo event
07-21handshakeHinatazaka46 - 1st single handshake event
07-27handshakeHKT48 - '' Handshake event

Updated Songs

04-15Nogizaka46Untitled 23rd single
03-07NMB48Pinkuiro no Sekai
03-07NMB48Uso wo Tsuku Riyuu
03-07NMB48Yake Bokkui
03-07NMB48Amai Mousou
03-06NMB48Wasurete Hoshii
03-06NMB48Shokumu Shitsumon
03-06NMB48True Purpose
03-06NMB48Usotsuki Machine
03-06NMB48Romantic Na Sayonara
03-06NMB48Bokudatte Naichau Yo
03-06NMB48Good Timing
03-06NMB48Saji Wo Nageruna!
03-06NMB48Yojijukugo Girls

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