Kanda Translates: Ishida Ayumi’s interview with Tokyo Sports

The following is a translation of Ishida Ayumi’s pregame interview for ROCK IN JAPAN on Tokyo Sports, as published from August 1st-4th. This is the extended version of a previous article I translated via Twitter. The end may sound a bit rushed, but I didn’t realize Morning Musume was due to perform in an hour…

Kanda Translates: “At least I did this” proudly – Former Morning Musume Kusumi Koharu talks baseball

The following is a translation of this July 31st article (「これだけやった」胸を張って 元モー娘・久住小春さん) published on Asahi Shimbun Digital, written by Nakamura Kenta. I thought it would be of interest for those who may have wanted to see her thought process in becoming a Musume, graduating, and what she’s doing now. The 101st Japanese High School Baseball Championship…