It was announced at the evening performance of ℃-ute’s spring tour that ℃-ute will be starting an official Ameba blog, which is already up here. Their GREE blog will continue for the remainder of March.
The official ℃-ute YouTube channel has uploaded a digest of “Alo-Hello! 3 ℃-ute”, which is now available on both DVD and Blu-ray.
▪Maimi’s fellow ℃-ute members Nakajima Saki, Okai Chisato, and Suzuki Airi uploaded these group shots from the Otodama concert in their updates yesterday on the official ℃-ute blog.
▪The official ℃-ute Facebook page shared another group shot from the Otodama concert, as well as a solo shot of Maimi from the group’s shoot for an upcoming issue of “UTB”.
Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.
The 23rd edition of the YouTube program “Hello! Station” was uploaded to the channel of the same name, and features clips from ℃-ute’s performance in Paris (1:20) and the dance shot of their music video of “Kanashiki Amefuri” (18:11).
Along with the announcement that ℃-ute will perform at the Nippon Budoukan on September 10th (℃-ute Day), it was also announced that ℃-ute will have their first overseas event this summer in Paris, France. The event will take place on July 5th and will be titled “℃-ute Cutie Circuit ~VOYAGE A PARIS~”. Few other details are available at the moment, but I’ll update again when they are.
Update: UpFront Link has posted more information on the event, including the venue and ticket information. The concert will be held at the La Cigale theater, which according to Wikipedia, can only accomodate up to at most 1389 people. The tickets will go on sale April 8th, and will run 38.80€ plus fees.
Tomorrow is the release date for ℃-ute’s 21st single “Crazy Kanzen na Otona”, and it’s been announced that their release commemoration event on the same day will be broadcast live from Ikebukuro Sunshine City over ℃-ute’s official YouTube channel. The event will start at 5:30PM JST (4:30AM EST), so if you’re able to, be sure to tune in and celebrate the release of the new single with the girls and those in attendance.
Update: An archive of the event was uploaded to their YouTube channel after the event, so I’ve updated the article with that video for those who missed it.
The music video for ℃-ute’s February 6th release, “Kono Machi”, has been uploaded to the official ℃-ute channel on YouTube.
This is just a reminder to everyone to make sure check out the evening performance of ℃-ute’s tour in Fukuoka that will be broadcast live over ℃-ute’s YouTube channel today. The concert is set to start 5 hours from now at 6:00PM JST, which is 4:00AM EST.
Just as Maimi announced in her previous blog update, the music video for ℃-ute’s upcoming single “Aitai Aitai Aitai na” was uploaded to the official ℃-ute YouTube channel. The video features an incredible amount of great Maimi moments, so make sure you don’t miss it. After you finish watching it, feel free to post about your favorite part in the comments!
The website Modelpress has posted an article on ℃-ute’s appearance at the “JUNON Produce Girls Contest” which features a ton of images from the event. The images include those of the yukata the girls’ wore, the casual Nomine outfits, and some from their performances at the event. I’ve included a sampling of the images in this post, and the rest can be seen in the Modelpress article.
■ The goods list for ℃-ute’s new tour starting tomorrow, “℃-ute Concert Tour 2012 Spring/Summer ~Utsukushikutte Gomen ne~”, has been made available on the official Hello! Project website. Several of Maimi’s goods are pictured above, and the full list can be seen here.
■ As Maimi mentioned in her update today, the official ℃-ute YouTube channel uploaded a video of the girls announcing that over the next 30 days a new version of the music video for their new single “Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku” will be uploaded daily…
■ …and the upload for the first day, 4/1, is the “Close-Up Ver.B” version of the music video.
■ The official Hello! Project site added the covers for ℃-ute’s next single and single v, “Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku”, to their discography pages. (Single, Single V). Each girl will be featured on the cover of their respective limited edition, and the single v features an official English translation of the song’s title, “You Ride Your Bicycle While I Catch the Train Home”. The single will be released on 4/18, and the single v on 4/25.
Update: Amazon.co.jp has larger versions of each individual cover now, and the cover for Maimi’s version (Limited B) is pictured below.