Emo rock idol unit SPARK SPEAKER announced their disbandment after more than four years of activities.
Born as DINOSAUR BRAIN, the group changed name to SPARK SPEAKER in 2016 and since 2017 the line-up remained stable with the current four members: Sugihara Yukina, Kiyama Shizuka, Mitsuse Fuko and Asahina Seira. You can read their messages regarding the disbandment on SPARK SPEAKER’s website.
SPARK SPEAKER will hold their final live show on the 13th of May at Shibuya TSUTAYA O-EAST, after which they will officially end their activities.
Source: Twitter [SPARK SPEAKER]
BABYTRACKS idol group LAST IN MY CULT announced the end of their activities; the punk unit will disband on their last one man live, set on the date of their second anniversary on the 18th of April.
The two current members also shared their thoughts on the announcement; Dainagon Ayana stated that the group has always been unstable, but both members said they were able to keep going until now thanks to the support they received.
Source: Twitter [LAST IN MY CULT]
On the 17th of January, Yoimachi festival will be streamed on YoutTube on four different channels. Among the many artists, some idol groups will also perform: below you can find the schedule of the idol groups (in Japanese time) and the links to follow watch their performances.
- NaNoMoRaL @ 15:00-15:30
- RAY @ 18:10-18:45
- 一瞬しかない (Isshun Shikanai) @ 20:10-20:35
- ピューパ!! (Pupa!!) @ 13:30-14:00
- THE BANANA MONKEYS @ 14:30-15:00
- グーグールル (GuGu LuLu) @ 17:35-18:10
- ステラシュガレット (Stella Sugarlet) @ 20:35-21:05
- SAKA-SAMA @ 14:00-14:30
- 始発待ちアンダーグラウンド (Shihatsu-Machi Underground) @ 16:00-16:30
- グデイ (Goodday) @ 17:00-17:30
- Ringwanderung @ 21:00-21:30
Besides these idol groups, there will also be more artists performing at the festival. You can find the full schedule on the official Yoimachi Festival website.