Mkay, so the news for this week includes some S/mileage, some Berryz, and some Lilpri. Here we go~
Above is the full preview to S/mileage’s 3rd major single, Onaji Jikyuu de Hataraku Tomodachi no Bijin Mama. It’s set to release September 29th, 2010. I’m still not sure what it means, but it’s along the lines of ___ ___ of ____ Friend’s Beautiful Mom, lol. Obviously, I love the song, I love basically anything by S/mileage. I like how it’s very rock-esque, it works for S/mileage. Oh, and be sure to look out for Nozomi Tsuji as the ‘Bijin Mama’ in the PV! Promotional photos below.
Note to hairdressers: STOP with the Ayaka ponytails & STOP splitting Kanon’s bangs!!
Berryz Koubou’s 24th single has been announced as Shining Power. It’s set to release on November 10th, 2010. There will be 5 different versions: Regular Edition, Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Limited Edition C, Inazuma Eleven Version. So it looks like Berryz are still supplying the theme to Inazuma Eleven. No other news on this single just yet.
In other Berryz news, Momoko Tsugunaga will be selling a bookbag! Since February 2010, WaniBooks Mobile and Up to Boy magazine were collaborating with Momoko to create “Momo Pro”. It was a segment in the UTB magazine where Momoko teaches people how to become a professional. To celebrate Up to Boy’s 200th issue(September 2010), Momoko designed an original bookbag. It will also be embroided with her adorable emblem. It will sell until September 30th, 2o10. Order it here.
Also in Momo news, she will be releasing a new solo DVD on October 27th, 2010. It will be shot in Hawaii.
So that one anime unit I never talked about, Lilpri, will be releasing a second single on November 17th, 2010. It will be entitled Idolulu. Lilpri was formed for the anime Hime Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri with 3/4 of S/mileage: Ayaka Wada, Yuuka Maeda, & Kanon Fukuda. But the group performs as the characters they voice as. The first single, Little ♥ Princess ☆ Puri!, hit barely over 2,500 sales. So obviously, the anime isn’t all that popular.