Perhaps one of the most highly anticipated features in Polyphony's upcoming installment of the Gran Turismo franchise is its track creator. It's safe to say the track creator in Gran Turismo 6 will be far more versatile.
Yoshitaka Yuriko and other cast members of NHK's morning drama for 2014 "Hanako to Anne" made appearances at the press conference. "Hanako to Anne" features half of Muraoka Hanako's life who is known as the translator of Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gable". It tells the story of the protagonist Hanako (Yoshitaka), who was born in a poor family in Yamanashi, trying to pursue her dream to be a translator, and how she inspires others after overcoming earthquake disasters and war.
On September 14th, Morning Musume held their 16th anniversary event 'Watashitachi ga, Ima no Morning Musume desu. 17-nen mo, Saa, Ikouka.' at Bellesalle Shibuya Garden. This day marked exactly 16 years since the group's name was announced on the broadcast of TV Tokyo's 'ASAYAN' (1997). Leader Michishige Sayumi (24) expressed, "We were able to safely make 16 years thanks to everyone who always supports us."
Idol group Morning Musume's 54th single "Wagamama Ki no mama Ai no Joke/Ai no Gundan" (released on August 28) sold 144,000 copies during the first week, taking the No.1 spot on Oricon's weekly single ranking.
A press conference to announce the production of NHK's morning drama for the first half of 2014, titled "Hanako to Anne", was held, and it was revealed that actress Yoshitaka Yuriko would be the heroine of the drama.