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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Keyakizaka46: 2018 Magazine scans #15 and a tad more....

 Like the slick uniforms Keya's new center brought with her. As mentioned in the group's previous post the A-side of the new single will be "Ride my Honda", it was just announced that the B-side will be the old SK rocker "Cycling is Fun", can't wait for it's release.

 As if Neru wasn't busy enough she'll now be the main host for the group's radio show 'Starry Sky' which airs Friday nights on Nippon radio. Yurina was the main host since the show began in 2016 but she seems to have run into much misfortune since that 'Kohaku' show mishap. She used to appear in so many mags but it's a rarity these days when she has a solo spread or even appears with other members. Have heard some music shows are a bit leery of having her appear on their shows as they may be liable if something happens, she really needs to change a few things with the way she acts.
 Besides the new host on hand for the March 15th press conference was Nana, Rika O. and Rika W. The event was held at the Nippon Imagine Studio and 120 lucky fans won the chance to be in the audience where they also taped some segments for this Friday's show.

 Was going through the member's birthday's and what is an extremely odd fact is that not one of the 42 gals celebrates a b-day in March! To me that sounds odd and Nogi has only three members with a b-day in this month. On to the mag spreads which only consist of three but there are many pics and no sense holding in to them for too long.
 Almost forgot to mention it but Keya's sixth single "Glass wo Ware" sold 55,000 copies last week. It was third on the Oricon charts and sales for the two weeks has been 888,700 so it appears the group will soon have it's first million seller. On to the spreads and the Yui-chans have been unstoppable lately as one of them or even both are seemingly in almost every group spread. The pair grace the cover of a special Flash issue called 'Early Spring Best'.

 UTB puts out a special edition each Spring for Idols who graduate from high school. It appears that Yui K. will be doing that as she's in their issue, she turned eighteen last October. Should count how many solo spreads she's had this year, bet the total is already over twenty of them.

 Last but certainly not least is a fine set from Neru who once again has a cover and it's for the April 2nd edition of Young Magazine. Her first PB has finally fallen off the charts so don't know where the total sales currently stand but it must be around 165,000 which is so amazing as nobody in the J-Pop world was expecting sales like that.

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