Discussions both in the comments section and on Twitter seemed to have picked up Oda’s original intention: to question what an idol is and what she expects from idols as one herself.
A quick and dirty summary thread of the interview he did about Ayaya that got her final album “Click you Link me” to the top of the iTunes charts at one point 4 years after its release.
The Second Generation Last Idol Center talks about her brief stint in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei and her feelings since winning her place in the group.
The following is a translation of Takumi Abe’s article (【知りたい】モーニング娘。は「3つの時代」をこのように闘いながらアイドルの新たな道を切り開いてきた) that originally appeared on Rockin’on, the companion site for ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL, on July 22nd, 2019. (I wanna know!) Morning Musume paved a new path for idols by fighting through “3 eras” At last year’s ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2018, Morning Musume surprised attendees at…