|06-14||Idoling!!! reunion at TIF2019|
|In a total unexpected announcement, Idoling!!! will be appearing at Tokyo Idol Festival 2019.|
It seems that for the 10th anniversary of TIF, 12 of Idoling!!!'s remaining active members will reunite for one day on Friday August 2nd.
Appearing members are #6 Tonooka, #9 Yokoyama, #12 Kawamura, #14 Sakai, #15 Asahi, #19 Tachibana, #22 Kurata, #27 Takahashi, #29 Tamagawa, #31 Furuhashi, #32 Sekiya and #34 Satou.
|07-20||Maintenance 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.
|11-28||Ex-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: Sakai Hitomi, Kawamura Yui, Ojima Chika, Asahi Nao, Furuhashi Mayu, Sekiya Mayu, Hamaguchi Masaru|
|11-01||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.
|Related: Satou Rena|
|10-31||Idoling!!!||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!
|06-05||Idoling!!!||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.
|05-17||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.
|05-15||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'.|
|05-10||AKB48 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:|
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
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
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
Team H: Matsuoka Hana (15) Chiba, Murakawa Vivian (15) Fukuoka
Team KIV: Imamura Maria (11) Gunma
Nishigata Marina (19) Tokyo, Ogino Yuka (16) Saitama
|04-03||Idoling!!!||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.
|05-13||Endou Mai||Ex-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|
|05-10||Idoling!!! member #25 Gotou Kaoru announces her graduation|
|On May 10th, Idoling!!! member #25 Gotou Kaoru announced her graduation from the group. She will also graduate from NEO from Idoling!!! and her agency HoriPro. Her graduation live will be held on June 7th at Zepp DiverCity.|
In 2011 she also went on a temporary hiatus for 6 months after the Tohoku Earthquake of March 11th, also stating family reasons. It seems this time will be permanent.
|Related: Idoling!!!, Gotou Kaoru|
|12-08||Idoling!!! Leader #3 Endou Mai announces graduation|
|Today at their 13th large live concert at Nakano Sunplaza, Idoling!!!'s current leader #3 Endou Mai announced her graduation from the group. She will remain in the group until her graduation concert on February 14th 2014 at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo.|
This year on her birthday, July 31st, Endou Mai saw the release of her first solo single "Today is the Day" under Avex. After her graduation she will focus on her solo career.
|Related: Endou Mai, Idoling!!!|
|09-01||Idoling!!!||Idoling!!! vs Idoling NEO showdown|
|After the announcement that new 6th generation will officially be called NEO from Idoling!!! and will go on to be a separate group, it was announced that they will be having a showdown by releasing a single on the same day. Idoling!!! will release their 21st single on November 13th 2013, while Idoling NEO will release their first single. To put some extra experience into the new group, Itou Yuuna and Gotou Kaoru have been transferred to Idoling NEO. The group that loses will have to do a punishment game.|
The TV show will stay the same with all the members, they are only separate groups in terms of music.
|06-01||Endou Mai to debut solo in July|
|Announced during the final stop of their Zepp Mystery Tour, Idoling!!! announced that first generation member #3 Endou Mai will be the second member to solo debut with a single at the end of July. It will be released on binyl records, a sub-labal of Avex Trax.|
|Related: Endou Mai, Idoling!!!|