Yamamoto Sayaka Kicks Off Her Solo Activities With A Tour

Yamamoto Sayaka kicks off her solo activities with a tour

Yamamoto Sayaka, who graduated from NMB48 in November, has officially started her solo activities. She will be holding a nationwide tour titled 'I'm ready' from February to June. 

This is actually Yamamoto's third solo tour (2016, 2017). The upcoming tour will kick off on February 23 in Saitama, and will wrap up on June 2 in Okinawa for a total of 27 shows. 

Yamamoto Yusuke To Resume His Activities

Yamamoto Yusuke to resume his activities

Actor Yamamoto Yusuke has landed the lead role in the stage play 'Tonari no Hall Star' to be shown at Shinjuku's Sun Mall Studio next March. 

This was announced on Yamamoto's independent agency's website. It will be his first acting gig since his contract with Ever Green Entertainment was terminated in March of 2017. 

Yamamoto Sayaka's Graduation Concert To Be Held On November 4

Yamamoto Sayaka's graduation concert to be held on November 4

The date for Yamamoto Sayaka's graduation concert has been determined. A special concert will be held on November 3, then her graduation concert will be held the following day on November 4. 

This was announced on October 17 during the  group's eighth anniversary live 'NMB48 8th Anniversary LIVE' at Osaka-jo Hall. "I will do my best with the time I have left, so I hope you would come to the venue and burn it into your mind," said Yamamoto.

Yamamoto Sayaka To Be The Center For Her Last Single In Nmb48

Yamamoto Sayaka to be the center for her last single in NMB48

The senbatsu members for NMB48's 19th single (currently untitled) have been revealed. 

Yamamoto Sayaka, who will be graduating from the group after this single, will serve as center for the last time. Among the 18 members, it will be Kawakami Rena, Kojima Karin, Shiotsuki Keito, and Yasuda Momone's first time in the senbatsu. 

Yamamoto Sayaka's Graduation Concert To Be Held At An Outdoors Venue

Yamamoto Sayaka's graduation concert to be held at an outdoors venue

NMB48 captain Yamamoto Sayaka's graduation concert will be held on October 27 at the Expo'70 Commemorative Park in Osaka. 

This will be the group's first outdoors live. Yamamoto commented, "Since this will be the first outdoors live for NMB48, I think you will be able to see a beautiful scenery. It will be my last big concert with everyone, so I hope to make it a concert that will be more fun than sad, where you will be able to see NMB48 and Yamamoto Sayaka up the present." Ticket details will be revealed at a later date. 

Nmb48 Captain Yamamoto Sayaka To Graduate

NMB48 captain Yamamoto Sayaka to graduate

NMB48 Team N member Yamamoto Sayaka has announced her graduation from the group. 

This announcement was made on July 30 during the encore of the first night of NMB48's nationwide tour 'NMB48 LIVE TOUR 2018 in Summer' at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall. While it threw the audience into an uproar, Yamamoto said, "I will give it my all until the end, so it would make me happy if you would support me until that last day." Her final activities leading up to her graduation will be announced via the group's official website at a later date.

Hkt48's Yamamoto Mao Announces Graduation

HKT48's Yamamoto Mao announces graduation

HKT48 Team H member Yamamoto Mao has announced her graduation from the group. 

Yamamoto made the announcement on April 11 during their performance at HKT48 Theater. On the group's official website, she explained, "In order to study abroad, which has been a dream of mine, I want to change my environment and challenge myself." After the performance, Yamamoto updated her Google+ account stating, "I made the announcement after making the resolve to move forward and study in order to become someone with a big sensibility."

Yamamoto Sayaka Plays Two Roles In New Song 'joker'

Yamamoto Sayaka plays two roles in new song 'JOKER'

NMB48's Yamamoto Sayaka has revealed the PV for her new song "JOKER."

"JOKER" is the lead track to her second album "identity" to be released on October 4. It was written by Yamamoto and Ishiwatari Junji, composed by Yamamoto, and arranged by Kameda Seiji. The PV takes place on a dining table inside of an abandoned mansion, and it features a small man and woman, both played by Yamamoto, lessening their distance.


Long Jumper Yamamoto Wins Paralympic Silver Medal

Long jumper Yamamoto wins Paralympic silver medalOn the 11th day of the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, Japan's Atsushi Yamamoto has won a silver medal in the men's long jump in the category for those with leg disabilities.
This is his second medal in Rio, following a bronze in men's 4-by-100-meter relay.

Yamamoto Wins High School Figure Skating

Yamamoto wins high school figure skatingWorld junior bronze medalist Sota Yamamoto won his first boys’ figure skating title at the national high school winter games on Friday, but he wasn’t particularly satisfied when he came off the ice.

Epson And Renowned Designer Kansai Yamamoto Say Hello Istanbul!

Epson and Renowned Designer Kansai Yamamoto Say HELLO ISTANBUL!Epson (TSE: 6724, "Epson") has renewed its partnership with renowned fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto to support the spectacular "HELLO ISTANBUL!" fashion show to be held on October 11 in Istanbul, Turkey. The show, which will attract approximately 500 guests to the Esma Sultan, celebrates 90 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Turkey and follows on from the V&A's "Fashion in Motion: Kansai Yamamoto" event held in London last year.