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Perfume J-Pop Profile

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Posted on December 14, 2014 8:51 pm | Leave your thoughts



Perfume (パフューム) is a (Electro-)Pop girl group from Hiroshima, Japan, consisting of Ayano Ōmoto, Yuka Kashino, and Ayaka Nishiwaki. The group has been signed with Universal Music Japan since 2012. The group was formed in early 2000 inside young talent academy Actors School Hiroshima, and debuted with their first Hiroshima-local single “Omajinai Perori” released on...

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NMB48 J-Pop Profile

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Posted on December 14, 2014 8:46 pm | Leave your thoughts



NMB48 is a Japanese idol girl group that debuted in 2011 as the second sister group to AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The group performs at the NMB48 Theater which is located in the basement of the Yes-Namba Building in Namba, Osaka. The name “NMB” comes from “Namba” in the Minami district in Osaka. NMB48...

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SKE48 J-Pop Profile

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Posted on December 14, 2014 8:39 pm | Leave your thoughts



SKE48 is an idol girl group produced by Akimoto Yasushi. They are signed to avex trax, and were formerly signed to Lantis & CROWN GOLD labels. SKE48 regularly perform the stage show at Sunshine Sakae in Nagoya. History of SKE48 n the Summer of 2008, Akimoto Yasushi started his plan to expand AKB48 to the...

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Morning Musume J-Pop Profile

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Posted on December 14, 2014 8:34 pm | Leave your thoughts



Morning Musume (モーニング娘) is a Japanese girl group formed in 1997 by rock singer-songwriter turned record producer Tsunku, who later composed a vast majority of the group’s songs over the decade. They are the lead group of Hello! Project that specialises in upbeat, pop-oriented music coupled with dance performance. The group produced several splinter groups,...

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C-ute J-Pop Profile

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Posted on December 14, 2014 8:27 pm | Leave your thoughts



°C-ute is a Japanese girl group, consisting of five members. Cute is part of Hello! Project, produced by Tsunku, who also writes almost all the band’s songs. Cute made its major debut in 2007 and that year won the Japan Record Award for Best New Artist. In 2008, the group was nominated for the main...

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