Tag Archive: morning musume

Oct 18

[interview] Rika Ishikawa

Rika Ishikawa wears an H. Naoto dress adorned in illustrations by alternative artist Gashicon. A blue streak in her hair and heavily applied eye shadow signify darkness and rebellion. Feathery false eyelashes extend far past her petite face and make a rustling sound every time she blinks. Ishikawa is dressed as Angry, her persona in …

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Nov 12

[press release] JapanFiles to release Hangry & Angry’s new CD Sadistic Dance

November 12, 2009 – JapanFiles will release Hangry & Angry’s new CD Sadistic Dance on December 15, 2009. The new album from the duo (portrayed by Rika Ishikawa and Hitomi Yoshizawa) contains 10 tracks, including the new single “Top Secret,” plus remixes of tracks from their mini-album Kill Me Kiss Me, and a special “h&A …

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Sep 23

[press release] HelloStoreUSA Opens October 1, 2009

September 23, 2009 – HelloStoreUSA is scheduled to open on October 1, 2009. The online store will sell merchandise purchased directly from Up Front Agency in Japan. http://www.hellostoreusa.com On opening day, HelloStoreUSA’s catalog will offer tour goods from past and present Hello! Project and UFA artists. Additional tour items and non-tour goods are scheduled to …

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Jul 16

[press release] JapanFiles Forms Partnership With Japanese Music Distributor BounDEE, Inc.

July 15, 2009 – JapanFiles celebrates its 5th anniversary this week by announcing a partnership with Japanese music distribution/sales/rights agency BounDEE, Inc. JapanFiles and BounDEE will work together in the coming months to expand the catalog of independent artists available to Japanese music fans through the JapanFiles.com digital music website.

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May 18

[press release] Morning Musume。 x MySpace worldwide OPV (Original Promotion Video) Contest

May 15, 2009 – Morning Musume。 has announced a new contest in cooperation with MySpace.com where fans can create an Original Promotion Video using special footage provided by the artists. Winners will be chosen by Morning Musume。 and the group’s producer* *Tsunku* ♂, *and announced onstage at the group’s performance at Anime Expo 2009.** Complete …

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