Blog Archives

Maimi Sightings for November 10th

Fellow ℃-ute and DIY♡ member Nakajima Saki shared these two pics of her and Maimi’s special unit in an update on the official ℃-ute blog, and wrote how beautiful Maimi looks in the “Fore Fore ~Forest for Rest~” music video.

“Sugar Spot” co-star Ishizawa Yoji uploaded this 3-shot with Maimi in an update on the special “Sugar Spot” blog.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

Maimi Sightings for November 3rd

Maimi’s fellow ℃-ute members Hagiwara Mai, Nakajima Saki, and Suzuki Airi uploaded these 2-shots and group shots featuring Maimi in their updates today on the official ℃-ute blog.

“Hello! SATOYAMA Life” #9 clip

The latest clip from “Hello! SATOYAMA Life” has been uploaded to the Satoyama Channel, and features Maimi with her fellow DIY♡ members Nakajima Saki and Iikubo Haruna planting corn seeds.

Maimi Sightings for October 14th

Fellow ℃-ute members Hagiwara Mai and Nakajima Saki, and Berryz Koubou’s Shimizu Saki uploaded these shots of “CAT’S EYE 7” across their entries on their respective blogs.

In addition, Saki uploaded this 2-shot with Maimi in an entry on her official blog.

Berryz Koubou’s Sudou Maasa uploaded this 3-shot of her, Maimi, and Mai in an update on the “CAT’S EYE” A-pattern blog.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

Maimi Sightings for September 18th

Fellow ℃-ute member Nakajima Saki shared this shot of Maimi enjoying a crepe after yesterday’s practice for the play “CAT’S EYE” in her update on the official blog.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

Maimi Sightings for September 10th

℃-ute members Okai Chisato and Nakajima Saki celebrated ℃-ute Day with these shots from the day’s event in their updates on the official ℃-ute blog. Nacky also uploaded a shot of her and Maimi with the hosts of the “CAT’S EYE” special live program they appeared on in the evening.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

Maimi Sightings for September 6th

The ℃-ute members are travelling across Japan together to promote their latest release “Aitai Aitai Aitai na”, and that means a bevy of 2-shots, 3-shots, and group shots in all of their updates on the official ℃-ute blog. Here are all the pics featuring Maimi from Nacky, Chisato, Mai, and Airi’s updates today.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

DIY♡ “Fore Fore ~Forest For Rest~” (LIVE)

A new channel for Hello! Project’s program “SATOYAMA Life” has opened on YouTube, and on it a live performance of DIY♡’s song “Fore Fore ~Forest for Rest~” has been uploaded. For more information on DIY♡, please check out this earlier update.

℃-ute “Aitai Aitai Aitai na” music video

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!

Maimi Sightings for 7/31

Fellow ℃-ute member Nakajima Saki shared this group shot from ℃-ute’s “Alohalo! ℃-ute 2012 Shashinshuu” release commemoration event today in her update on the official ℃-ute blog.

Hagiwara Mai uploaded this 3-shot of her, Maimi, and Nacky in her update.

Suzuki Airi posted this two shot of her and Maimi in her update.

Okai Chisato also shared a group shot in her update on the official ℃-ute blog.

The ℃-ute official Facebook page also got in on the act with this group shot.

The website “The Television” posted an article covering today’s event, and reported that on the subject of the photoshoot, Maimi said the friendliness of the local children made her really happy. The article includes a gallery with several more images from the event.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.

“CAT’S♥EYE” media round-up

There’s been a ton of coverage online of the press conference for the recently announced “CAT’S♥EYE” play starring members of Berryz Koubou and ℃-ute, so here’s a round-up of some of the videos and articles:

ZENON video:

MAiDiGi TV video
JIJIPRESS video

MANTAN WEB article
My Navi News article
Eiga.com article
TV Asahi News article
SANSPO.com article
Chunichi Sports article
47 News article
Natalie.mu article
Sponichi article
Daily Sports Online article

More “CAT’S♥EYE” details

A press conference for the recently announced “CAT’S♥EYE” play was held today at Asakasa Sacas, which MANTAN WEB again reported on. More details of the play were revealed, including that the the three main roles would be played by Maimi (“Hitomi”), Sudou Maasa (“Rui”), and Hagiwara Mai (“Ai”). All of the Berryz Koubou and ℃-ute members will have the same roles in both versions, which will tell the same story from two different perspectives: “To steal” (A version) and “To be stolen from” (B version). In addition, a special unit consisting of the Berikyuu members in the play, “CAT’S♥EYE 7”, has been formed for the duration of the play, and performed a remake of the “CAT’S♥EYE” theme song at the event.

A gallery of 26 images can be seen at the MANTAN WEB article.

Maimi to appear in “CAT’S♥EYE” play

Maimi will be appearing alongside Berryz Koubou and ℃-ute members in the upcoming play “CAT’S♥EYE”, based on the popular Shounen Jump manga from the early 80s, according to a Mantan Web article. The play will be the 12th installment of the “GekiHaro” series, and feature Berryz Koubou members Shimizu Saki, Sudou Maasa, Kumai Yurina, and Sugaya Risako, and Maimi, Nakajima Saki, and Hagiwara Mai from ℃-ute in two different versions. Performances will run from September 22nd to the 30th at the Ikebukuro Sunshine Theater in Tokyo, and on October 13th and 14th at the Ion Keshouhin Theater BRAVA! in Osaka.

Maimi joins new unit “DIY♡”

According to an article posted on the BARKS website, Maimi will be joining fellow C-ute member Nakajima Saki, Berryz Koubou’s Tokunaga Chinami and Natsuyaki Miyabi, and Morning Musume’s Iikubo Haruna to form a new unit named “DIY♡”, which will be part of the “SATOYAMA movement” project tied-in with the Hello! Project weekly program “Hello! SATOYAMA Life”. The article notes that the initials that make up the unit’s name commonly stand for “Do it Yourself”, but this time carries the meaning of “Dance in Your Heart”. DIY♡’s first performance will be at the summer Hello! Project concerts this weekend, and they will perform the song “Fore Fore ~Forest For Rest~”.

Maimi Sightings for 7/4

Fellow ℃-ute member Nakajima Saki posted this 2-shot with Maimi in an entry on her solo Ameba blog, and thanked her for coming to see her play.

Nagahama Iria shared a 3-shot with Maimi and Okai Chisato in an update on her official blog.

℃-ute staff member staffff2 tweeted this picture yesterday of Maimi and Chisato during their latest filming for the program “Tsuri Roman wo Motomete”.

Check out blog!project for full translations of the other ℃-ute and Hello! Project members’ blog updates.