46/48 Group debuts new subunits left and right

6 Oct

SKE48 unveils its very first subunit Love Crescendo. This was announced during the group’s 7th anniversary live and the subunit will make a cd debut coming 25th November.

The members are Matsui Jurina(18), Goto Rara(15), Kitagawa Ryoha(16), Ego Yuna(15), Kumazaki Haruka(18), Obata Yuna(13) and Sugawara Maya(15). These are the next generation hopefuls and their average age is 15.7.

Jurina says “I’m the oldest. It’s my first time doing this and i’m worried. I have to do it properly. However, this is probably the cutest unit around”.

There are other subunits but they will sing the coupling songs.

Caramel Cats: Oba Mina, Kimoto Kanon, Sato Sumire, Souda Sarina, Futamura Haruka
Transit Girls: Umemoto Madoka, Oya Masana, Shibata Aya, Suda Akari, Takayanagi Akane,Miyazawa Sae
Furumarion: Furuhata Nao, Azume Rion
Deadstock Diamond: Saito Makiko, Tani Marika, Matsumura Kaori,Yamauchi Suzuran


In essence, this is just another SKE single done in NMB style. 

Nogizaka46 undergirls will form a new subunit called Cinq Etoiles. Their song “Otona e no Chika Michi” was also aired on a radio show.

The members are Kitano Hinako, Terada Ranze, Nakada Kana, Nakamoto Himeka, Hori Miona(center). Fans sent in over 4000 names for their subunit and Nakada Kana(leader) chose this name because of it’s sound.

The meaning of Cinq Etoiles in french means “5 stars”. The members aim to release a single and do a live in France.

The song will be released in Type B of Nogizaka46’s upcoming single “Ima, hanashitai dare ka ga iru”.


In essence, this is just another French Kiss. 

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