Sakura Gakuin News 2016


Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, December 5!

New Sakura Gakuin episode on LoGiRL of TV Asahi featuring this week Momoe, Soyoka, Maaya and Students Council President Sara along with Mori-Sensei! Watch the full episode below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Helmet use campaign Lesson #3, "Awareness of bicycle helmets"

Sakura Gakuin dedicates their time to traffic safety. Sakura Gakuin and Hello Kitty through Helmet Production announced a special collaboration to spread the word about helmet use and traffic rules. In this third lesson the girls learn about "Awarness of bicycle helmets". Watch below!

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, November 28

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL of TV Asahi. This week featuring Soyoka yoshida, Kano Fuhijira, Momoko Okazaki, Maaya Asou and Mirena-Sensei because Mori Hayashi was absent, watch the full episode below! 

 

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AWA Music releases "Sakura Gakuin" playlist + comments from Yuzumi & Marin!

AWA Music service releases a playlist dedicated to "Sakura Gakuin" to celebrate the addition of the Sakura Gakuin's music to the streaming music service. In addition, 2016 Nendo students Yuzumi Shintani and Marin Hidaka shared their thoughts about the playlist. Check the list of songs and their comments translated below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, November 21

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL on TV Asahi. This week show their charms Tsugumi Aritomo, Megumi Okada, Sara Kurashima and Aiko Yamaide along with Mori-Sensei! Check the new episode in the following blog post! 

 

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Idol Scheduler: Sakura Gakuin held the annual "school festival" attracting 4.000 people!

Sakura Gakuin held a new Sakura Gakuin Festival, this time at the Maihama Amphitheater in Chiba in front of 4.000 Fukei during the 2 Days festival. They played new songs, Halloween songs, and introduced new members for Sleepiece, Koubaibu and Logica! Check Idol Scheduler's live report translated and 3 great albums of photos below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Helmet use campaign Lesson #2 "Bicycle safety use"

Sakura Gakuin dedicates their time to traffic safety. Sakura Gakuin and Hello Kitty through Helmet Production announced a special collaboration to spread the word about helmet use and traffic rules. In this second lesson the girls learn about "Bicycle Safety use". Watch below!

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Sword Dancing 2" & "Improvisation" Open Classes announced!

Sakura Gakuin decided their upcoming Open Classes to take place next year! "Sword Dancing Class 2" and "Improvisation Class" are going to take place in January 2017 at Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Yokohama City, check the details below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, November 14

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL of TV Asahi, after a week of break Sakura Gakuin is back to enchant the Fukei community. This week Sakura Gakuin's lineup features Yuzumi Shintani, Sara Kurashima, Marin Hidaka and Mirena Kurosawa! Check the episode below. 

 

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Graduate Ayaka Miyoshi shares undisclosed episode about Yui & Moa on Sakura Gakuin

Ayaka Miyoshi in order to promote her recently released photobook called "Watashi" is doing a series of interviews with media. She held a talk at the Tokyo Keizai University during the "Hollyshock Festival". Amuse Mobile released a report of her talk, in the following post a summary with the only question related with Sakura Gakuin and BABYMETAL. Read below. 

 

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Sanspo: Sakura Gakuin exultant in the Tokyo Tower Winter's Illumination

Sakura Gakuin was featured on Sanspo News about their appearance as special guest at the Tokyo Tower in Tokyo Shiba Park for the Tokyo Tower Winter event, the Illumination of the One Piece Dome. Read their report and a beautiful album of photos below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, October 31

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, special show to celebrate Halloween! This week Aiko, Momoe, Momoko and Yuzumi along with Mori-Sensei and a couple of special guests! Watch the full program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin's Tutor Mori Hayashi writing the script for the live action adaptation of the Manga "Saki"

The Project Saki announced the official information about the live-action adaptation and film to be released at the end of the year and beginnings of 2017 featuring Sakura Gakuin's Tutor and Teacher Mori Hayashi as composer of the screenplay. Read more details below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, October 24

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, after the great episode last week with Ayaka Miyoshi as special guest (watch here) Sakura Gakuin is back with Marin, Tsugumi, Megumi and Mirena along with the awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the episode below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Helmet use campaign Lesson #1 "Bicycle & Helmet"

Sakura Gakuin dedicates their time to traffic safety. Sakura Gakuin and Hello Kitty through Helmet Production announced a special collaboration to spread the word about helmet use and traffic rules. The first lesson "Bicycle & Helmet" safety was published! Check the lesson below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, October 17

And finally Sakura Gakuin is back on LoGiRL after another long maintenance break! And Sakura Gakuin returns with full force and special guest! Sakura Gakuin 2011 Nendo Graduate Ayaka Miyoshi joined Sara, Soyoka, Kano, and Maaya! Watch the full episode below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu" DVD release details

Sakura Gakuin announce the official release of the "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu" DVD from their performances at Akasaka RED/THEATER from August 24 to September 4, the release includes 2 discs! Read more details below. 

 

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Megumi Okada diary on "Kimura-san" & BABYMETAL at Tokyo Dome

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo student Megumi Okada diary about "Kimura-San" Megu's snowman who appeared in a previous diary written by Moa Kikuchi in 2015. Also she talks about seeing BABYMETAL at Tokyo Dome with the rest of the 2015 Nendo students. Read the diary translated below. 

 

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Mariri Sugimoto talk Sakura Gakuin era, ASH & Suzuka Nakamoto on #LoGiRL

Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo Graduate Mariri Sugimoto was interviewed by LoGiRL. She talks about her experience on Sakura Gakuin, Actors School Hiroshima, Suzuka Nakamoto and also mentions Ooga Saki, Yunano Notsu and Rinon Isono. Read a summary translated with the questions about Suzuka and Sakura Gakuin below. 

 

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Momoe Mori diary about the "Three Senpais of BABYMETAL" at Tokyo Dome

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo student Momoe Mori new diary on Sakura Gakuin to talk about her satisfying three-day holiday a couple of weeks ago where she attended to see BABYMETAL at Tokyo Dome. Momoe is big fan of BABYMETAL she adores the Three Senpais. Read the diary translated below and more details about her love to BABYMETAL

 

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Sakura Gakuin x Hello Kitty bicycle helmet & traffic rules campaign

As BABYMETAL in 2012, now Sakura Gakuin dedicates their time to traffic safety. Sakura Gakuin and Hello Kitty through Helmet Production announced a special collaboration to spread the word about helmet use and traffic rules. Learn more about the collaboration below!

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, September 26

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL after a week of rest and Tokyo Dome! The girls attendend to BABYMETAL shows last week along with a few Graduates! Watch the episode below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin x Haruta x Overture featured on Overture Magazine issue September 2016

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo announce the collaboration with Haruta Company and Overture through Overture Magazine No.08 issue September 2016. The collaboration features Loafers for Fukei Men and Women! See more detains in the scans below. 

 

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Gravure The Television report on Sakura Gakuin "Lesson Of Carta" Open Class

Gravure The Television online wrote a report from Sakura Gakuin's latest Open Class "Lesson Of Carta" at Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Yokohama City, Kanagawa. In a very interesting theme the girls had to write a phrase, check the report translated plus photos below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, September 12

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, Maaya returns after a few weeks and she leads the group this program. Joined her Tsugumi, Yuzumi and Mirena along with the always funny Mori-Sensei. Watch the full program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu" featured on Gravure Magazine Vol.47

Sakura Gakuin's musical held at Akasaka RED/THEATER from August 24 to September 4 had been featured in the new issue of Gravure  The Television Magazine Vol.27. Check the high quality scans below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, September 5

Sakura Gakuin returns to LoGiRL on TV Asahi after 2 long weeks where the girls were extremely busy with many activities. This week Mirena Kurosawa takes the lead! Watch the full program below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Shuoh Gakuen" Official Pamphet

Scans of Sakura Gakuin's Official Pamphlet of their first musical "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu" which took place from August 24 to September 4 at Akasaka RED/THEATER. Check the high quality scans below. 

 

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Gravure The Television: Sakura Gakuin blows away the cloudy weather at Natsu No Hina Suzumi

Gravure The Television released a brief report including an album of photos of Sakura Gakuin's performance at "Natsu No Hina Suzumi" in Tokyo. Check the article translated and the photos via Idol Scheduler. 

 

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Real Sound rehearsal report: Sakura Gakuin debuts "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu"

Real Sound Japan live report and photos of the Sakura Gakuin dress rehearsal before their debut at Akasaka RED/THEATER for their first play ever called "Shouh Gakuen Gasshou-bu" (Cosmos Gakuen Chorus Club). Details article about the plot of the play, characters and performance. Check the article translated below! 

 

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Mariri Sugimoto talk Suzuka, BABYMETAL, Sakura Gakuin in Q&A on Twitter

Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo Graduate Mariri Sugimoto answered questions on Twitter on August 19 to promote her appearance on Love Berry. Read below a summary translated of the questions and her answers related with Sakura Gakuin and BABYMETAL

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, August 15

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL! Special program with special guest Tomita-Kun! Today's program is lead by Megumi followed by Kano, Marin and Soyoka along with the awesome Mori-Sensei! Find who is Tomita watching the full episode below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin compose music & improvise with instruments on "Lesson Of Music"

Sakura Gakuin held at the Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Yokohama City, Kanagawa a new Open Class event the "Lesson Of Music" with the teacher and music composer Sakita Hajime. Natalie.mu wrote an article including an album of photos about the event, read the article translated and the photos below! 

 

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Natalie article about Sakura Gakuin activities at Tokyo Idol Festival 2016

Natalie wrote an article with an album of photos about Sakura Gakuin activities and performances at Tokyo Idol Festival 2016 on August 5, 6 and 7. In addtion Natalie makes mention to the recently announced "Sakura Gakuin Festival 2016" which will take place in November. Read the article translated and check the photos below! 

 

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Sara Kurashima featured on UTB+ Magazine September 2016

Sakura Gakuin Students President Sara Kurashima was featured on Up To Boys Plus Magazine issue September 2016 with a special photo session for the issue released on August 9. Check the high quality scans of the feature below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, August 8

New Sakura Gakuin episode on LoGiRL! After a week of rest the girls return to TV Asahi to show their special charms, this week Aiko Yamaide as MC since Mori-Sensei couldn't attent to today's episode. Watch the program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Festival 2016 announced for November 12 & 13!!

Sakura Gakuin announced at Tokyo Idol Festival Day 3 the new Sakura Gakuin Festival to take place in November in Chiba! The 2 Days event will be held at Maihama Amphitheater. Read more details below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Photo Session "Summer Camp School"

Sakura Gakuin released one of the photo sessions to promote their performance at Tokyo Idol Festival and their new summer uniform with a beautiful photoshoot called "Summer Camp School", check the scans below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Photo Session "A New School Uniform de Smile Garden"

Sakura Gakuin released one of the photo sessions to promote their performance at Tokyo Idol Festival and their new summer uniform called "A New School Uniform de Smile Garden", check the scans below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin new song "Melodic Solfege" out on August 3 !!

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo announced the release of a new song called "Melodic Solfege" out on August 3 on CIAO September's issue! Check the details in English and where to get your copy today! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Verishuvi" featured on "Gakkyokuha - Selected by Marty Friedman"!

Marty Friedman carefully selected a list of Idol songs to be released on October 5, 2016 under the name "Gakkyokuha - Selected by Marty Friedman" featuring Sakura Gakuin's Verishuvi, read more below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin featured on Gravure The Television Vol.46

Sakura Gakuin 2016 students are featured in the new issue of Gravure The Television Magazine Vol.46, the new appearance in the Magazine includes a photoshoot with the girls and interview! Check the content below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, July 25

New Sakura Gakuin 2016 program on LoGiRL, this week lead by Soyoka Yoshida and followed by Yuzumi Shintani, Megumi Okada, and Aiko Yamaide along with Mori-Sensei! Program with many activities and big annoucements! Watch below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin to play with Graduates on "Shuoh Gakuen Gasshou-bu"!

Sakura Gakuin announced the details of their special play to take place from August 24 to September 4 in collaboration with Sakura Gakuin Graduates Marina Horiuchi and Hinata Sato doing special appearances! The events will be at Tokyo Akasaka RED/THEATER. Read more details below! 

 

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Hinata Sato talk BABYMETAL on "Hinatomo" activity on Twitter

Sakura Gakuin 2013 Nendo Graduate Hinata Sato held another "Hinatomo" (Hina-Friends) on Saturday July 23, some fans asked her about BABYMETAL. Read what Hinata said about the girls and her favorite BABYMETAL song below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, July 18

New Sakura Gakuin 2016 program on LoGiRL of TV Asahi featuring Marin Hidaka in the lead followed by Tsugumi, Momoko, and Mirena along with Mori-Sensei! Watch the full episode below 

 

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Sakura Gakuin announced Open Classes in August & September!

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo announced two new Open Classes to take place on August 14 "Lesson Of Music" and September 17 "Lesson Of Cards" with Principal Kuramoto. By all means check the details in English below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, July 11

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL of TV Asahi featuring this week Students Vice President Aiko Yamaide, Momoe Mori, Kano Fujihira, and 2016 Nendo Students Council President Sara Kurashima along with the always awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the episode below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Facial Expressions Competition on EntameNext!

EntameNext held with Sakura Gakuin a Facial Expressions competition in order to promote the just released Overture Magazine No.007 and Sakura Gakuin "The Road To Graduation 2015", check below the full photoshoot and descriptions translated! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, July 4

New Sakura Gakuin episode on LoGiRL on Moa's birthday. Today's episode features Momoe, Maaya, Mirena, and Megumi along with the awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the full episode below! 

 

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Sara Kurashima & Mirena Kurosawa featured on Top Yell NEO July 2016

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo Students Council President Sara Kurashima and the MC Chairman Mirena Kurosawa were interviewed by Top Yell Neo Magazine to talk about the experience of the Transference Ceremony in May and their past along with a nice photoshoot. Check the scans below. 

 

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Sara & Mirena about their beginnings, joining Sakura Gakuin on Top Yell NEO July 2016

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo students Sara Kurashima and Mirena Kurosawa interviewed on Top Yell NEO July 2016 to talk about the past Transfer Students Ceremony and the upcoming year, their beginnings, how they joined Sakura Gakuin, and much more! Interview translated below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, June 27

New Sakura Gakuin episode on LoGiRL featuring this week Aiko Yamaide, Yuzumi Shintani, Soyoka Yoshida, and Students President Sara Kurashima along with the always awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the episode below! 

 

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Report + Photos: Sakura Gakuin Transfer Students Orientation event

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo held at Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Kanagawa on June 19 the Transfer Students Orientation event to welcome the new students for 2016 Nendo. Many activities were held, check the EntameNext report translated and a couple of albums of photos below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, June 20

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL! This week show their charms Tsugumi Aritomo as leader of the group, followed by Momoe Mori, Momoko Okazaki, Mirena Kurosawa and the always awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the full episode below. 

 

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Aiko's diary celebrating Yui Mizuno's birthday: "Happy Tomato Day!"

Aiko Yamaide's new diary dedicated to Yui Mizuno's birthday featuring many tomatoes and a t-shirt of Ariana Grande!

Read the full diary translated below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Transfer Students Orientation event on June 19 details

Sakura Gakuin announced the event and goods details of the Transfer Students Orientation event to take place at Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Yokohama City, Kanagawa on June 19. Check the details below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, June 13

Sakura Gakuin new program on LoGiRL featuring this week Yuzumi Shintani leading followed by Marin Hidaka, Maaya Asou and President Sara Kurashima! Watch the full program below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin introduced on Alternative Press through BABYMETAL!

Seems like one of Moa Kikuchi's dreams is slowly taking shape, Sakura Gakuin was featured on Alternative Press from United States. Using BABYMETAL as reference Alt.Press introduce Sakura Gakuin to overseas readers. Check the feature below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Sara Kurashima talk her beginnings, 2016 Nendo students, advices from Moa & Yui

Sakura Gakuin Students Council President Sara Kurashima was interviewed by Ure Pia before the Transfer Students Orientation Event (See report here). She talks about her beginnings, previous Nendos, her role as Students President, things she would like to keep and things she would like to change in Sakura Gakuin. She also shares some advices from Graduates featuring advices from Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno. Full interview below. 

 

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Amuse introductory interview with Sakura Gakuin 2016 new students

Amuse through Amuse Mobile released an interview with Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo students Tsugumi Aritomo, Yuzumi Shintani and Momoe Mori who joined the group on May 6 of 2016. The girls introduce themselves, talk about their dreams, role models and more! Interview translated below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, June 6

New Sakura Gakuin episode on LoGiRL, on June 6 appear Kano Fujihira as leader, Megumi Okada, Aiko Yamaide and the debut of the new student Tsugumi Aritomo along with the always awesome Mori-Sensei! Watch the full episode below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "The Road To Graduation 2015" DVD/Bluray details announced

Sakura Gakuin announced the details of the 6th Live Video "The Road To Graduation 2015, Kirameki No Kakera", live event where Rinon Isono, Shirai Saki and Ooga Saki graduated from Sakura Gakuin in March of 2016, check the DVD and Bluray below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, May 30

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, second program of Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo featured the debut of one of the new students and a special guest from Ciao Smiles! Along with them, Momoko, Soyoka and Mirena, watch the show below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, May 23

After 6 very long weeks of waiting, Sakura Gakuin is back on #LoGiRL! The Graduation 2015 is in SG's books. Sakura Gakuin 2016 now lead by Sara Kurashima and Mirena Kurosawa returns to LoGiRL, watch the full program below! 

 

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Minipati x Trigo e Cana collaboration "Minipati Sekai Ryokou"

Sakura Gakuin announce a new collaboration of its popular sub-unit "Minipati".  This time the 3rd Generation collaborates with "Trigo e Cana" for a special photoshoot to release promotional pictures for "Minipati World Travel" campaign. Read details below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin 2016 student Momoe diary: "I adore: BABYMETAL"

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo new student Momoe Mori wrote her first diary as Sakura Gakuin member. In her introductory diary she mentioned her love for BABYMETAL! Read the diary below, and make sure to follow more news about Sakura Gakuin in our special News Section, CLICK HERE

 

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Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo students diary after Transference Equation Ceremony

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo students wrote the first official diary after the Transference Equation Ceremony which took place on May 6. In this ceremony three new students joined the group, Tsugumi, Yuzumi and Momoe (Read the report here). Read below their first diary translated! 

 

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Oricon report & photos of Sakura Gakuin 2016 transference ceremony

Sakura Gakuin held the first event of 2016 Fiscal Year at the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo to introduce the three new students and announce the new Students Council President Sara Kurashima. Read below Oricon's report translated and live photos by Natalie and EntameNext.  

 

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Sakura Gakuin 2016 announce President & New Students!

Sakura Gakuin 2016 Nendo held the first event of the Fiscal Year 2016, in the "Sakura Gakuin 2016, Transference Equation" ceremony at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo were announced the new Students Council President and the three new students! Check details below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin 2016 "Transference Equation" event & goods details

Sakura Gakuin announced the event and goods details of its first Fiscal Year event of 2016 Nendo. The event will take place on May 6 (Friday), read more details below. 

 

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Report + Photos: Sakura Gakuin 2016 Graduation Photobook Launch Event

Sakura Gakuin held the Graduation Photobook Launch Event for 2015 Nendo Graduates Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki on April 9 in Tokyo. Read the report from Tokyo Sports News and Natalie translated below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin to screen "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" on Children's Day

Sakura Gakuin decided the screening of their Graduation Ceremony "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" held on March 27 at the Kanagawa Prefectural Hall, the screening will be on May 5 during the "Children's Day" in Japan, read more details below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, April 11

A new show for 2016 Nendo, this week featuring Marin Hidaka, Soyoka Yoshida, Sara Kurashima and a new member!? No! Megumi Okada with a new hairstyle! Also with them as always Mori-Sensei. Watch below! 

 

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Ooga Saki's last diary on Sakura Gakuin: "Thank you for everything in these four years!"

Sakura Gakuin student Ooga Saki wrote her last diary as member on April 3. On her extensive diary she explains her feelings during the graduation ceremony, her impressions of her four years as Sakura girl and lastly she talks about ther future. Full diary translated below. 

 

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Rinon Isono's last diary on Sakura Gakuin: "The last diary"

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Studens Council President Rinon Isono wrote her last diary as Sakura Gakuin student. Rinon's farewell reviews her stay in Sakura Gakuin with bad and good moments, her future as artists and normal girl, her wishes to perform with all Sakura Gakuin graduates and a last message to Fukei-San. Read her diary translated below. 

 

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Shirai Saki's last diary on Sakura Gakuin: "Never end!"

Shirai Saki, also known as C-Chan wrote her last diary as Sakura Gakuin student. The diary "Never End" marks her last last words as member, thanking fans, Sakura Gakuin and her role as "Talk Chairperson". Read her diary diary in this blog post.

 

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Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2016 announce the transference in ceremony!

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2016 announced officially the transference in ceremony to take place on May 6 where new members will join the group and the new Students Council President Sara Kurashima will be confirmed as new leader for Nendo 2016. Find more details below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, April 4

Sakura Gakuin program number 53 on LoGiRL took place yesterday as always at the TV Asahi Studios. This week Sakura Gakuin featured Kano Fujihira, Aiko Yamaide, Maaya Asou and Mirena Kurosawa. Check the full program below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, March 28

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, and first program after Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki graduation! LoGiRL open the doors to the new Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2016 lead by Sara Kurashima! Very special program after a very emotional day on Sunday. 

Watch the full show below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Graduation 2015: "2500 people blessed with tears"

Sanspo wrote a report about the Sakura Gakuin Graduation 2015 "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" where Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki graduated from 2015 Nendo. In the following post report translated and album of photos. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" goods details

Sakura Gakuin have announced the goods details of the last event of Nendo 2015 where Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki will become Graduates. New items have been added and also existen items will be available at the venue, please check the details below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Photobook Appreciation Launch Party & Live Talk

On April 3 at Tower Records Shibuya in Tokyo will take place the Live Talk to celebrate the "Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Graduation Photobook" for Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki. In the following post learn more about this appreciation event featuring Mori-Sensei!

 

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#LoGiRL Special Interview with Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Seniors: Rinon, Ooga & Shirai

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Seniors were interviewed after their last program on LoGiRL to talk about their stay on Sakura Gakuin all these years and their upcoming graduation event on March 27. Rinon Isono Students Council President, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki talked about their beginnings, experiences on Sakura Gakuin and much more! Interview translated below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, March 14

New Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, the last Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 program for the Seniors Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki who will graduate in just 2 weeks! Very emotional program as expected. Watch the full show below! 

 

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Report: Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 last Open Class,"Archeology Of The Song"

On March 13 Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 held its last Open Class, "Archeology Of The Song 2015" at The Grand Hall in  Tokyo. Read the report by Natalie, including links to original songs of the songs the girls sang in the event! Plus a beautiful album of photos. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Archeology Of The Song" Open Class goods details

Sakura Gakuin announced the goods details of the last Open Class of Nendo 2015, "Archeology Of The Song" to be held in Tokyo at The Grand Hall and hosted as always by Sakura Gakuin's Principal Mitsuru Kuramoto. Check the details below! 

 

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Ooga Saki first show she went to was Suzuka's Karen Girl's!

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Students Council President Rinon Isono and Third Grader Ooga Saki were interviewed by DI:GA Online to talk about what is the first live show they went to. Rinon attended to PUSHIM show while Ooga attended to Karen Girl's show! She saw Suzuka Nakamoto for the first time! Read the interview below. 

 

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Fan Review: Sakura Gakuin's new album "Kirameki No Kakera"

Sakura Gakuin released it's 6th Studio Album on March 3 to support Nendo 2015 and celebrate the upcoming graduation of Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki. "Kirameki No Kakera" features a special tracklist with several re-issued songs mixed with new songs. In the following post, a fan review by Newswire members. Please share your thoughts in the comments section! 

 

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Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki & Shirai Saki Graduation Photobook 2016 announced!

Sakura Gakuin announced the details of the Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Graduation Photobook. The Graduation Photobook to celebrate Rinon, Ooga and Shirai Graduation fron Nendo 2015 will be released on March 25. More details below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin 2015 Nendo Seniors featured on Gravure Magazine Vol.44

Sakura Gakuin 2015 Seniors with Mori-Sensei were featured on Gravure The Television Magazine Vol.44 released on March 8. The issue feautures a special photo session and interviews with 2015 Nendo Seniors. Check the High Quality scans below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, March 7

Sakura Gakuin reached 50 programs on #LoGiRL today! Very special program number 50 featuring Kano Fujihira, Ooga Saki, Aiko Yamaide, and the Students Council President Rinon Isono show their charms, watch the full program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin on HOTWAVE about "Kirameki No Kakera" & Graduation 2015

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 students Rinon Isono, Soyoka Yoshida, Ooga Saki, Shirai Saki and Sara Kurashima were interviewed on HOTWAVE to talk about the upcoming activities in March, from the new album "Kirameki No Kakera" released on March 3 to "The Road To Graduation 2015" events, watch the full interview with English Subtitles below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Seniors debut a new song on Tower Records Graduation Interview

Sakura Gakuin members Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki appeared in Tokyo at Tower Records Shibuya B1F Cutup Studio for "Tower Revolve Project" idol regular program, also Sakura Gakuin Thirs Graders debut a new song at Towerrevo Interview! Check photos and more information below. 

 

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Shirai, Ooga, Sara & Rinon talk about their notebooks on DI:GA

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Seniors Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki along wih Sara Kurashima were interviewed on DI:GA to talk about their favorite good. The four girls talked about their notebooks and why the notebooks are so useful for them. Read the full interview translated below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Kirameki No Kakera" debuts #1 on Tower Records & #2 on Oricon!

Sakura Gakuin new album "Kirameki No Kakera" debuted in the Top 3 of the Daily CD Album Rakings of Tower Records and Oricon Style with more than 3000 album copies sold in the first day of sales! Check more details below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin members Kano, Maaya & Momoko answer 5 seconds questions

Sakura Gakuin students Kano Fujihira, Maaya Asou and Momoko Okazaki were interviewed by M-On Music to answer 5 seconds questions about "Kirameki No Kakera", Sakura Gakuin, personal activities and more. Very fun 3 videos with the girls struggling to answer all the questions in 5 seconds! Watch the full interview with English subtitles below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin Momoko & Maaya Ambassdors of TV Anime "12 Sai"

Idol Scheduler Japan announced today the collaboration of the new Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 students Momoko Okazaki and Maaya Asou to collaborate with the new TV Anime "12 Sai". Check more details below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, February 29

New episode of Sakura Gakuin on LoGiRL, this week special program without the guidance of Mori-Sensei but with the leadership of Shirai Saki, not cosplaying Mori-Sensei, as Moa Kikuchi or Ooga Saki did in the past. Watch the full program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin seniors on "Vocal & Dance Collection" Magazine

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2016 Seniors Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki, were featured in the first issue of the new Magazine called "Vocal & Dance Collection" with a very special interview with the girls and special photos of the girls ready to Graduate. Check the scans below! 

 

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Rinon, Ooga & Shirai interviewed on "Vocal & Dance Collection" Magazine Vol.1

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Seniors Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki where interviewed by "Vocal & Dance Collection" Magazine released on February 26. The girls talk about their beginnins in Sakura Gakuin, how they joined, practicing chorographies and singing, meeting their previous Student Council Presidents and their impressions about the new album "Kirameki No Kakera". Extensive but very enjoyable interview! Read below. 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, February 22

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL of TV Asahi, this week with Sara Kurashima, Aiko Yamaide, Megumi Okada and Mirena Kurosawa in a very special program! Cat Day! Watch below. 

 

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Report: Sakura Gakuin "Happy Valentine" at Akasaka Blitz

Sakura Gakuin started "The Road To Graduation 2015" events with the first show of the series at Akasaka Blitz for "The Road To Graduation 2015, Happy Valentine" on February 13. The celebration came with the live debut of "Yokusoku No Mirai", new Sakura Gakuin's song. Read the full report from Natalie.mu translated below, including Setlist and Album of photos! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin announce "NO MUSIC, NO IDOL?" bonus posters

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 announced the bonus posters available since March 3 of 2016 with the release of the new album "Kirameki No Kakera" featuring  different posters with Rinon Isono, Shirai Saki, Ooga Saki an group posters. Check more details below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin "Minipati" x Tower Records Cafe collaboration in March

Sakura Gakuin's Cooking Sub-unit "Minipati" to continue the collaboration events with Tower Records Cafe in March in a ten days collaboration events including new menu and goods available in Shibuya and Omotesando, check more details below. 

 

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New Rinon's Diary: Beginnings in Sakura Gakuin and advice from Suzuka Nakamoto

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Third Grader and Students Council President Rinon Isono wrote a Diary entry about her beginnings in Sakura Gakuin, the advices from Nendo 2012 President Suzuka Nakamoto and the support from the other BABYMETAL members Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno, read the diary translated below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin students diary: "Happy Valentine. Thank you very much!"

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 students wrote a new diary entry to share their impressions after their show at Akasaka Blitz "The Road To Graduation 2015, Happy Valentine" on February 13. Maaya was abscent becuase was feeling unwell so Sara wrote a message from her. Read the diary translated below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, February 15

New Sakura Gakuin program featuring this week Shirai Saki, Kano Fujihira, Marin Hidaka and Rinon Isono show us their charms in today's LoGiRL. Very special show including footage of their latest show "The Road To Graduation 2015, Happy Valentine" last Saturday, watch the full show below! 

 

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"Sakura Gakuin The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" Live Viewing Information

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 announced the Live Viewing details for "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final, Sakura Gakuin Graduation 2015" event to take place on March 27. The event can be watched in cinemas around Japan, check the details below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin 3rd Graders: Rinon, Ooga and Shirai interviewed on Tokyo FM

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Third Graders Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki were interviewed on Tokyo FM's program "DI:GA Motegi Broadcast" to talk about their upcoming Gradation event in March and their favorite memories as Sakura Gakuin members, read an excerpt of the interview and listen the full program. 

 

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Oricon Style: Sakura Gakuin the healthy Idol Group

Oricon Style report about the "growth period limited" Idol Groups focused in the process of Sakura Gakuin's member devolpment process and the final result based on its graduates: BABYMETAL (Suzuka Nakamoto, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi), Ayaka Miyoshi and Airi Matsui. Check the translation of the report below! 

 

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Meet Mori-Sensei, Sakura Gakuin's tutor Mori Hayashi

To celebrate his 38th birthday, we invite you to meet Mori Hayashi, better known as "Mori-Sensei", Sakura Gakuin students tutor, MC, but also, actor, songwriter, screenwriter and more. With this biographical article about Mori-Sensei we want share with you how awesome he is, as we say every Monday in our LoGiRL posts! We hope you enjoy it!

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, February 8

New Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, this week featuring the new member Soyoka Yoshida along with Sara Kurashima, Megumi Okada, the Third Grader Ooga Saki and Mori-Sensei! Watch the full program below!  

 

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Sakura Gakuin "The Road To Graduation 2015, Happy Valentine" goods details

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 have announced the details for the first "The Road To Graduation 2015" event. "Happy Valentine" will take place on February 13 at Akasaka Blitz. Read the details and check the new items below! 

 

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Photos: Sakura Gakuin MC on Tokyo Idol TV on February 4

EntameNext released a brief report with photos of the first appearance of Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 as Guest MC of the Tokyo Idol TV to be streamed on February 4, more details of the next programs and photos of the first appearance below.

 

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Sakura Gakuin Third Graders Graduation Interview on Tower Revo on March 6

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Third Graders Rinon, Ooga and Shirai will be interviewed on Tower Records Revolve Project on March 6, 2016, the interview as every year will be streamed. Read more about the event, interview and additional activities below.

 

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Sakura Gakuin announced "Kirameki No Kakera" CD Tracklist & release details!

Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 announced the details of their 6th Studio Album called "Kirameki No Kakera" to be released on March 3, 2016. The release includes 3 different version, CD, CD+Bluray and CD+DVD, check the details translated below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, February 1

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, this week Sakura members showing their charms are Ooga Saki, Momoko Okazaki, Marin Hidaka and Rinon Isono along with Mori-Sensei. Watch the full program below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, January 25

New Sakura Gakuin program on LoGiRL, this week featuring the return of Megumi Okada after several weeks along with Aiko Yamaide, Shirai Saki, Rinon Isono and Mori-Sensei. Don't miss this the full show available below! 

 

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Report & Photos: Sakura Gakuin with Olympic athletes in the "Rhythmic Gymnastics" Open Class

Sakura Gakuin held the first Open Class of the year at the Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Kanagawa on January 16 with the Tokyo Women's College Of Physical Education and Rhythmic Gymnastic Unit. The site Natalie.mu attended to the event and wrote a report about the Open Class. Read the report translated including cute photos below. 

 

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Report & Photos: Sakura Gakuin "Lesson Of Narration" Open class

Asukimi Idol News wrote a report from the second Sakura Gakuin Open Class of 2016, "Lesson Of Narration" at the Hamagin Hall Via Mare in Kanagawa on January 17. They talk about the activity of the first group of the Open Class lead by Ooga Saki. The post also includes beautiful photos of the event! Check this out below! 

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, January 18

New Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 program on #LoGiRL. This week the girls celebrate LoGiRL's birthday! One year ago Sakura Gakuin started on TV Asahi this very creative idea to help fans enjoy the charms of their favorites Idol groups! Watch the full Sakura Gakuin program below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin announce "Archaeology Of The Song" Open Class!

Sakura Gakuin announced during the "Narration" Open Classes in Kanawaga on January 17, the new album "Kiramekino Kakera" (read more here) and the last Open Classes of Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 to take place in March, more details below! 

 

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Sakura Gakuin 6th Album "Kiramekino Kakera" to be released on March 3!

Sakura Gakuin announced the first details of the Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015 Album, and 6th album of Sakura Gakuin called "Kiramekino Kakera" set to be released on March 3. Find the first details from the "Narration" Open Class held in Kanagawa, below! 

 

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Tower Records Report: Sakura Gakuin 5th Anniversary Museum

Tower Records Shibuya wrote a report including new photos of the Sakura Gakuin 5th Anniversary Museum at the Space Hachikai in Shibuya to celebrate the 5 years of history of Sakura Gakuin, read the report translated below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin to play at "Spring Of Hina Asobi 2016" 

Sakura Gakuin announced decision to play a new performance, one of the last Nendo 2015 performances will be in the "Spring Of Hina Asobi 2016" to take place on March 6 at Tsutya O-East, check the details below.

 

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Watch the new Sakura Gakuin program on #LoGiRL, January 11

Sakura Gakuin is back on #LoGiRL of TV Asahi after 2 long weeks of holidays, the first online show of 2016 featured Sara Kurashima, Kano Fujihira, Mirena Kurosawa and Rinon Isono along with the always awesome Mori-Sensei! Don't miss the first program of the year below! 

 

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2016.01.01 - Sakura Gakuin students diary: "Happy New Year!"

First Sakura Gakuin Students diary of 2016! The Third Graders Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki welcome the 2016 announcing their Graduation Ceremony in Kanagawa and their impressions about the last 3 months as Sakura Gakuin members. Read the Students diary translated below. 

 

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Sakura Gakuin announce "The Road To Graduation 2015 Final" 

Sakura Gakuin announced throught Natalie.mu the details of the Graduation Event to take place in Kanagawa on March 27 where Students Council President Rinon Isono, Ooga Saki and Shirai Saki will graduate from Sakura Gakuin Nendo 2015. Check the post below for more details. 

 

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