FES☆TIVE’s Hinari Aoba releases first photobook Hinari to Yukigeshiki to Yukemuri

Hinari Aoba of matsuri-themed idol unit FES☆TIVE will release her first photo book, Hinari to Yukigeshiki to Yukemuri (Hinari, Snowy Scenes, and Onsen Steam) on April 4. The photos include backdrops of snowboarding, sleighs, snowpeople, and winter scenes, as well as Hinari dressed in a yukata and soaking in hot springs. The book will be …

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FES☆TIVE paints the night red at Kawasaki Club Citta

Matsuri-themed idol unit FES☆TIVE performed a solo show at Kawasaki Club CITTA on October 10 in celebration of member Yuna Sakamoto’s birthday. Beginning with “Dondoko Matsurythm Moeagare Taiko-chan”, the group performed a total of fifteen songs. FES☆TIVE were passionate about their camaraderie: “If FES☆TIVE didn’t exist, I wouldn’t exist,” said Sakamoto to leader Reia Shiozaki. …

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FES☆TIVE are first Japanese artists to perform on popular Indonesian SCTV show Inbox

FES☆TIVE released their first album Wasshoi Record on July 27, and the matsuri-themed idol group has received offers to perform at Japanese Festivals in Thailand and Hong Kong. They are slated to perform as the main act of The University of Indonesia’s Japan Fest, GELAR JEPANG22. On August 19, the group traveled to Indonesia to …

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