BABYMETAL News Archive 2012


Photos: 2012.12.26 - Road safety campain in Shibuya, Japan

BABYMETAL was part of the "Road safety campain" in Shibuya were they also were promoting their new and up coming single "Ijime Dame Zettai" to be release only a few days after the event. 


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2012.12.20 - Yui Mizuno's diary about the 1st Su-Metal Seitansai

Yuimetal wrote a very interesting diary hours before of the first Su-Metal Seitansai back in 2012. The BABYMETAL show took place at Akasaka Blizt and was called "Legend D". The Show was part of the "Legend I, D, Z" series. The live shows were released in DVD and Bluray later on 2013. Read Yui's diary translated below. 

 

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2012.12.11 - BABYMETAL about the making process of Ijime Dame Zettai

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Marquee Magazine Volume 94. Was released on December 11 of 2012. The girls were interviewed to talk about their next major release at that moment "Ijime, Dame, Zettai"but also they talk about other great moments of the band, Su-metal's voice and much more. Read the full interview, thanks to YMJapan


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Photos: 2012.12.11 - BABYMETAL on Marquee Magazine Vol.94

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Marquee Magazine Vol.94 to talk about their Major Single, "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" to be released next June 9 of 2013. The girls talked about the song, the making process, the lyrics and the music video (read the interview here). Also had a funny chat during the photo session. 


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2012.12.07 - BABYMETAL introducing "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" on BIG ONE GIRLS No.14

BABYMETAL and Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2012 members where featured in BIG ONE GIRLS Magazine No. 14 released on December 7 of 2012. BABYMETAL was featured with a special photo session to show the new outfit to support the release of "Ijime, Dame, Zettai", was interviewed about the release and also the release includes photos from the Music Video Set! Check the scans below. 


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2012.12.06 - BABYMETAL on "Ijjime, Dame, Zettai" lyrics, choreography and Music Video

BABYMETAL girls were interviewed by Kawaii Girl Japan to talk about its upcoming Major Single "Ijime, Dame, Zettai". Su-Metal talked about the lyrics and conquering the world, Yuimetal about the Music Video and playing air guitars while Moametal showed how to make the "Dame Jump"! Watch the full interview below. 


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Sakura Gakuin's activities coach Tomoyo Kishioka, explains concept and sub-units

Sakura Gakuin was featured in November's issue of CD & DL Data Magazine with a special article about their concept and club activities including BABYMETAL. Their activities coach Tomoyo Kishioka explains what is Sakura Gakuin, their concept and a description of each sub-unit. Read the translation below! 

 

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Kobametal on BABYMETAL's concept: "Wanted to create something that was missing in the present world"

BABYMETAL and their producer Kobametal featured in November's issue of CD & DL Data Magazine with a special article about their concept. Kobametal explains why was created, what is the idea behind their style and the staff around BABYMETAL. Read the translation below! 

 

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2012.10.22 - BABYMETAL about "Legend I", announce "Legend D" and Live at Singapore 2012

BABYMETAL talk with Kawaii Girl Japan about their first show of their "Live Legend I, D, Z", "Legend I", announced their "Legend D" and their interest about learning english. Watch the video below! 


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2012.08.02 - BABYMETAL photo session on B.L.T Plus Vol.03

BABYMETAL has been featured in the Vo.03 of B.L.T Plus Magazine to promote the BABYMETAL new Single "Head Bangya" released on July 4, check the scans below! 

 

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Suzuka & Marina talk Sakura Gakuin, BABYMETAL and dreams on bayfm78 live stream

Suzuka Nakamoto Students Council President of Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo along with Marina Horiuchi attended to bayfm78 Keiyoginko Power Countdown Japan Hot 30 to promote their new Single "Wonderful Journey" and talk a lot during the 20 minutes interview, BABYMETAL, Sakura Gakuin, activities, dreams, and more! Watch the full interview with English subtitles below!

 

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2012.07.10 - BABYMETAL diary about "Hedobangya Journey" shows

BABYMETAL diary on Sakura Gakuin about their performances with the group in Nagoya and Osaka for "Hedobangya Journey". Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal share their impressions after the performances. Diary translated below. 

 

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Su-Metal video message for "Legend Corset Festival", "Head Bangya Journey" and Head Bangya Single

Suzuka Nakamoto as Su-Metal recorded a video for the entertainment site Natalie.mu to promote the upcoming BABYMETAL events in 2012, "Legend Corest Festival", "Head Bangya Journey" and Head Banga Single, to promote the release of their new Single at that moment. Watch the video message with english subtitles below. 


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Suzuka Nakamoto, Marina Horiuchi & Iida Raura on "de View CH" Webcast

A few screen captures of the Sakura Gakuin guest appearance on "de View CH". Sakura Gakuin was represented by Suzuka Nakamoto, Marina Horiuchi and Iida Raura. Check the captures below. 

 

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2012.06.26 - BABYMETAL about "Head Bangya" & Legend Corset Festival

The girls were interviewed by Kawaii Girl Japan to talk about the release of their new song called "Head Bangya" and with an special guest! Watch the video below. 


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2012.06.20 - BABYMETAL featured on GirlPop Magazine Summer 2012

BABYMETAL received a small but interesting feature on GirlPop Magazine Summer 2012, check the scans below. 

 

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2012.06.13 - Moa's diary: Flower Girl MoaMoa about Hydrangea

Moa Kikuchi new diary on Sakura Gakuin about flowers, her role "Flower Girl MoaMoa" talks about Hydrangea a flower which begins to bloom in June. Read her beautiful and also ver interesting diary translated including a new photo of Moa below. 

 

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2012.06.04 - Moametal diary: "Coming Soon!" 

Short but very sweet diary wrote by Moa Kikuchi as Moametal to promote at that moment the BABYMETAL's new release "Headbangeeeeer!!" Single released on June 6 of 2012. Diary translated by our translator Thomas Malone

 

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BABYMETAL & Sakura Gakuin featured on BIG ONE GIRLS No.10

BABYMETAL and Sakura Gakuin 2011 Nendo had been featured in a new issue of BIG ONE GIRLS, issue No.10 released on May 15, 2012. The release includes BABYMETAL photo session and a brief feature of Sakura Gakuin. Check the scans below. 

 

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2012.04.18 - BABYMETAL about their live performances & Sakura Gakuin Live DVD

Another great archive video of BABYMETAL on Kawaii Girl Japan about their live performances, and the Sakura Gakuin Live DVD. Watch below!


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2012.04.08 - Suzuka's diary about meeting Dempagumi at Idol Yokocho Matsuri

Suzuka Nakamoto diary as Su-Metal after perfoming with BABYMETAL at the 2nd Idol Yokocho Matsuri (Show report - Show Photos). She talks about being surrounded by a lot of people she admire specially Sayaka Nishiwaki of Dempagumi! Read her diary translated below. 

 

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Photos: 2012.03.05 - Yui on BABYMETAL x Kiba Of Akiba Single art

Seems like Yui Mizuno was working on the "BABYMETAL x Kiba Of Akiba" Single art. Or at least she tried. Photo uploaded by BABYMETAL on their official account. 


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2012.03.04 - BABYMETAL, "What does Metal music mean for each of you?"

BABYMETAL talks with Kawaii Girl Japan about their new CD Single in collaboration with Kiba Of Akiba, their new song Iine and the meaning of Metal music for them. Watch the video with english subtitles below. 


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Photos: 2012.02.23 - BABYMETAL on Oriental Radio

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Oriental Radio to talk about their new release in collaboration with Kiba Of Akiba. In the same place, they were interviewed by Kawaii Girl Japan. Only Moametal and Su-metal were interviewed because Yuimetal was sick. 

 

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Photos: 2012.02.06 - Uki Uki Midnight Music Video Set

Promotional photo from the Set of the Limited Edition Music Video, Uki Uki Midnight. 


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2012.01.19 - BABYMETAL about "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" and Women's Power 20th Anniversary event

Archive interview of Kawaii Girl Japan with BABYMETAL about their show at Shibuya O-West in Tokyo for Women's Power 20th Anniversary on January 9 of 2012. Watch the interview translated below. 

 

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