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Friday, June 22, 2018

Hiragana46: Magazine scans #5....

 Don't know what relationship Hiragana and Kanji have these days, to me it's none at all. The two groups never do activities as one unit, rarely appear on their variety shows together unless it's a contest between the two groups nor do mag spreads together. Guess you could say Hiragana is an official sister group these days as I don't think any of the members will have a chance to move up to being a Kanji member unless there's a mass of graduations.

 But Hiragana is popular in their own right as they've had a drama which was better than the second one featuring the Kanji members. Plus the gals just released their first album on June 20th, title for it is "Hashindasu Shunkan". So far it's been a smash hit, first day sales were 112,00 copies sold and after three days the total is close to 142,000 and it may top the Oricon charts this week. For comparison Nogi's Undergirls album sold 101,000+ copies in it's first week.
 First Hiragana post since March as there hasn't been many happenings lately with them nor with the Kanji members. But with their first album out they've gone back to appearing in a lot of mag spreads and let's hope it continues for a while. First off is a bit of an older one that came out in April featuring Ayaka and Kyoko, this set is from Young Magazine #15.

 Another small Young Magazine spreasd which is from issue #27 with Memi and Mirei.

 For a while Kyoko was appearing in two or three spreads a month, that's sadly slowed down. To me would love to see her have a photobook and think many fans out there are in agreement with that. She's joined by Miho in this spread from the June 13th edition of Weekly Shonen.

 Group spread promoting the new album which is from WPB #27.

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