With another year over, a new one is set to begin. As per the usual tradition here on Selective Hearing, both myself and fellow staff writers will deliver our thoughts regarding the year that has flown by.
Post by Kelly-Mae Matt
In celebration of Morning Musume's 20 years as a group, let's take a look at some of the more memorable music videos and entertain ourselves. Through the nostalgia, the fun, the laughter and the tears, it's time to amuse ourselves once more with the best of Morning Musume, in all their visual glory.
Selective Hearing's UK and EU Representative, Kelly-Mae Matt, travels to London to attend Juice=Juice's first World Tour London concert. Held on September 14th 2017, this is a first for many UK based fans, and was met with great excitement.
In their sixth single release (13th overall), Houkago Princess transform into the beautiful Odette, queen of the swans from the famous ballet, Swan Lake. In the groups very own rendition of this tragic tale, Sayonara Dualina aims to delicately portray the struggles that conflicting emotions can bring to a young woman in love.
In their 4th single release, Kobushi Factory aim to impress in an energetic Double A-side, 'Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka', which includes the theme song for the groups debut film, JK Ninja Girls. This is also the last single to feature freshly kicked out sub-leader, Fujii Rio.
In her ninth single release, Yasuda Rei brings 'Kimi no Uta', the theme song for the fifth season of the anime series, Natsume Yojin Cho. With a mature sound and beautiful vocals, Yasuda gives her all in this emotive ballad.
℃-ute Cutie Circuit ~De retour à Paris~ Live and Fan Meet & Greet Report, from the perspective of a live concert newbie!
With the impending graduation of one of Hello! Project's leading groups this June, veteran Idols ℃-ute bring their 31st and final single, To Tomorrow / Final Squall / The Curtain Rises.