Hello!Project's most bizarre song titles -
Hello!Project's most bizarre song titlesArama Japan (press release) (blog)34. C-ute – The Middle Management ~Josei Chuukan Kanrishoku~ (The Middle Management ~Women's Middle Management~ / Berryz Kobo – Fighting Pose wa Date ja nai! (A Fighting Pose Isn't Showy!) / Aya Matsuura – Tropical Koishiteru (Tropical Loving)
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 9:31 pm
New rules for Indian mothers – so long as
The GuardianNew rules for Indian mothers – so long as the government accepts they existThe Guardian“India's informal economy is huge, it employs over 435 million men and women who never see the benefits of government laws,” said Aya Matsuura of the ILO. “In the informal sector, you never have to sign a formal employment contract and your ...and more »
Posted on 30 March 2017 | 9:00 pm
India doubles maternity leave to 6 months -
Financial TimesIndia doubles maternity leave to 6 monthsFinancial TimesIndia's poor record for female workforce participation has become a symbol of regressive gender relations in a country that is otherwise a successful fast-growing economy. Now New Delhi has passed a landmark bill to double the time off given to new ...and more »
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 8:00 am
Details on Aya Matsuura's rumored comeback -
Arama Japan (press release) (blog)Details on Aya Matsuura's rumored comebackArama Japan (press release) (blog)According to the weekly women's magazine Josei Jishin, former Hello!Project soloist Aya Matsuura is currently working on her comeback project to the music industry. Aya's husband Keita Tachibana, lead singer of the group W-INDS, will also apparently be ...
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 6:06 am
Listen to Rino Sashihara's collaboration
Listen to Rino Sashihara's collaboration with Morning MusumeArama Japan (press release) (blog)For Rino's debut solo single Soredemo Suki da yo she even covered Yeah! Meccha Holiday, one of the signature hits from Aya Matsuura, a former Hello!Project soloist. Perhaps this will open up the opportunity for more collaborations between the 48 family ...
Posted on 26 January 2017 | 8:16 am
Pop artifice was never better with Aya
When a pop singer who has long faded from the limelight suddenly starts appearing in your Twitter timeline in the form of glowing, nostalgic re-evaluations, they’re either gearing up for a comeback . . . or dead. In the case of 28-year-old singer Aya ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:09 am
Top 10 transsexual entertainers in Asia
After becoming a girl, Haruna started her entertainment work by imitating pop Japanese singer Aya Matsuura which made her widely known. In October 2009, she won the Miss International Queen (a beauty contest for transgendered people held in Thailand ...
Posted on 18 November 2012 | 8:00 am
Anime Review: Usagi Drop
2. While most six year olds in anime are voiced by mature women with amazing voice skills, Rin was voiced by Aya Matsuura....she's eleven years old. 3. There is a live action film released back in June 2010. It captures the manga pretty neatly.
Posted on 28 April 2012 | 10:00 am
Yo-yo meister has global fans captivated
Konmoto is a four-time winner of a world-class yo-yo contest. He also designed a yo-yo used in the action movie "Yo-Yo Girl Cop," which starred singer Aya Matsuura, and focused on a high school crime buster whose primary weapon is a yo-yo. Konmoto's skills ...
Posted on 26 October 2011 | 10:00 am
Aya Matsuura to co-host Disney Channel
Singer Aya Matsuura, 23, will co-host the “Everyone’s a Star!” special when it airs on the Disney Channel on May 28. Matsuura, who auditioned for the all-girl pop group Morning Musume in 2000, became a long-time member of Hello! Project - a Mickey ...
Posted on 23 April 2010 | 10:00 am