STU48 are expected to be… Perfume, Riho Sayashi Nakamoto Sisters, the next generation of Idols from Hiroshima?

Suzuka Nakamoto and Himeka Nakamoto are featured while BABYMETAL is mentioned on Nifty News article about the recently announced STU48 group which includes 4 members from Hiroshima. One of them "Marina-Metal" a big fan of BABYMETAL! Read more below. 

 

Suzuka & Himeka Nakamoto featured on Nifty News article about STU48

The first graduation class to become successful candidates of AKB48 sister group "STU48" (Setouchi48) was announced. Some successful students who are popular in music like "Perfume", "Suzuka Nakamoto" of BABYMETAL who works worldwide, the four were selected from the Actors School Hiroshima along with the former member of Morning Musume "Riho Sayashi". As the next generation of Idols, will born stars from the STU48?

 

STU48 is a group scheduled to be active based in theaters set in Seto Islands Prefectures in Yamaguchi, Hiroshima, Okayama, Hyogo, Takushima, Kagawa and Ehime. Riko Shihara of HKT48 will be the theater manager and Nana Okada of AKB48 will serve as the captain. 

 

From among a total of 8061 applications, the school announced that 4 of 44 people who passed the last audition are from Actors School Hiroshima. 

 

Hiroshima tends to be an "ace"?

 

From the same school are Yuka Kashino, A-chan (Ayaka Nishiwaki) and Nocchi (Ayano Oumoto) from the Techo Pop music unit "Perfume", Suzuka Nakamoto from the group BABYMETAL who is active worldwide taking tours with prominent bands like "Metallica" and "Red Hot Chili Peppers" and her sister Himeka Nakamoto of Nogizaka46 and others. 

 

Each dancing and singing abilities were strengthened at the same school, standing on stage accumulating performances, as result, "Perfume" who was already an active group as "Pufu Yumu" during the ASH period and Su-Metal by Suzuka Nakamoto who is in charge of vocals in BABYMETAL are now active as world class artists. 

 

 

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Article by: Nifty News

Translation: Maik Gianino.

 

Note: Marina-Metal mentioned above is one of the 4 Actors School Hiroshima students selected to join STU48! Congratulations Marina-Metal, she is a huge BABYMETAL fan, usually post photos with BABYMETAL T-shirts, see below.