AX 2009 announce Morning Masume

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

 

ANIME EXPO® ANNOUNCES MORNING MUSUME AS FIRST OFFICIAL GUESTS OF HONOR FOR

2009 CONVENTION IN LOS ANGELES

 

Nation’s Largest Anime and Manga Convention Welcomes Japan’s Top Female Group from Hello! Project

 

Anaheim, California and Tokyo, Japan (February 12, 2009) With excitement beyond belief, Anime Expo® proudly announces the attendance and performance of Japan’s most celebrated and top all-girl music group MORNING MUSUME (also referred to as “Momusu”) to the nation’s largest anime and manga convention held July 2-5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More information can be found on the website

www.anime-expo.org <http://www.anime-expo.org

> .

 

 

 

[jOコ. Morning Daughter) is a one of a kind all-girl group whose story began in 1997 when Japanese producer TSUNKU held auditions for a female rock vocalist for his band SHARAN Q held on the Japanese TV show ASAYAN. With the five runner-ups from the contest, Tsunku decided to create an all-girl group that sold 50,000 copies of their indies CD single “Ai no Tane” and debuted as MORNING MUSUME. They are the lead group of Hello! Project <

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hello!_Project

> .

 

creates freshness by graduating band members and adding new members to create different units and adds fresh new faces for fans old and new. 
In 2007, MORNING MUSUME made a historic impact within the Japanese music industry as the band welcomed new members Jun Jun and Lin Lin from China and

began to reach an international audience. In 2008, MORNING MUSUME

celebrated their 10th anniversary. MORNING MUSUME is definitely the world’s most famous and successful Japanese all-girl group.

 

MORNING MUSUME consists of band members Ai Takahashi, Risa Niigaki, Eri Kamei, Sayumi Michishige, Reina Tanaka, Koharu Kusumi, Aika Mitsui, JunJun, and LinLin.

Images available upon request and/or via the Anime Expo® 2009 Online Press Kit.

Attendees, Press and Industry Members are also encouraged to view the video coverage site of the 2008 convention at
 

 

www.AXBackstage.org <http://www.AXBackstage.org> and to register for the 2009 convention at www.anime-expo.org

.

 

 

 

July 5, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at its website (

www.anime-expo.org

).

 

 

 

Anime Expo®. More information can be found at its website (

www.spja.org <http://www.spja.org

> ).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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