It Has Been Confirmed…. Morning Musume IS Performing During the 2014 Olympic Games!

*Gomen for my slow response. I should have sent this out yesterday, but I was a little too slow in my translation of the Japanese news.(I get my information directly from the source)

It was confirmed just yesterday, on October 30th, that Morning Musume will be preforming during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Morning Musume will be singing the official support song for the Japanese national team when they begin competing. 
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The girls are also the ambassadors of the “Nippon! Call Project”, which was created to cheer for the Japanese national team. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this project, it is basically a huge group of encouraging messages written for the Japanese national team. You can submit these through an app, and the Nippon! group will gather them all together and make an amazing flame marking. I don’t know exactly what it will look like- it could be “炎” literally, or it could be a visual flame effect. Either way, I suspect we are in for an amazing performance!
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As always, Morning Musume was humble whilst receiving this great honor. Group leader Michishige had excited remarked that, “I was surprised at this important task and felt a little worried, but it is amazing to be able to sing the support song. I feel that we need to do our best.” 
Rest assured, Morning Musume’s Olympic appearance will go off without a hitch.

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Sixteen Years of Morning Musume

It’s the morning of September 15, 2013, and Michishige Sayumi is preparing herself for one of her most monumental performances, ever. And no, she’s not about to go live at the Super Bowl™ like Madonna, or preforming at the VMAs like Miley Cyrus (I should hope not!!). Michishige is the twenty-four-year-old leader of the world-famous group, Morning Musume, and they are about to go live for the Sixteen-Year Anniversary Performance.

Michishige fluffs out her bangs and examines herself in the mirror, getting ready to put on her Game Face. Her group-mates and fellow idols- Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, Suzuki Kanon, Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, Kudo Haruka, and Oda Sakura- are all ready to go, pumped for their major performance.

“WE ARE MORNING MUSUME!” The girls shout in unison.

The curtains open. The lights go on. It’s Morning Musume time.

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Morning Musume took to the stage in angelic white outfits complete with Loli-style high-heeled white boots and subtly accented tops. They are the eptiome of in-synch as the preform ‘Renai Revolution 21’ with brand new dances moves for the first time ever.They also announced that they added another show to their upcoming tour, this one in Nippon Budokan- and this time no one is graduating!

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You can see the passion in their eyes…

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Their facial expressions upon seeing the cake are just too cute! I’m so proud of the girls! ❤

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Tears of happiness were shed

May Morning Musume have many more great years as an idol group! ❤ Best of luck, girls!

-Pei

*Special thanks to my buddy Rima Sui for getting me some exclusive details from the Morning Musume Anniversary Performance. She was there, live (the lucky bum!) and managed to send some extra information my way. Thanks, Rima-chan! 😉