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7/11 Yukirin at NGT48 2nd Round Audition News Roundup

On July 11th, the second round of audition for NGT48 took place. Of the 5870 girls that applied, 181 made it to the second round, of which 101 were from within the prefecture. Yukirin and Kitarie took part as judges in the audition and also addressed the media.

During the interview, Yukirin and Kitarie spoke of how there were many girls that wanted to be an actress or singers but there were a few that said they wanted to do their best to promote Niigata which left them with an impression. They also talked about how there were many tall girls and are excited for the group.

As the aim of NGT48 is to be an idol group that comes to meet you, they will be traveling all around Niigata to visit the all the cities and towns. In terms of where Kitarie wants to go, she wants go to firework festivals and ski resorts. Yukirin wants to go have lives at shopping streets.

Niigata also has one of the Nation’s smallest island with the smallest population. The island is Awashimaura Island and the village has a population of 365 with half of which are over 65 years old. The Island’s Tourist Association is excited for NGT48 and hopes they will come to the island.

The 3rd Round of Audition is set for end of July and will include singing and dancing showcase.

 

Video of Yukirin and Kitarie addressing the media is available here:
http://www.niigata-nippo.co.jp/news/movie/?bcpid=304543997002&bckey=AQ~~,AAAANWH10xo~,nDCfDcvok0dIHoB3KScjwCzXJ6EzhY97&bclid=301358662002&bctid=886440791002

 

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20150711 NGT

 

Source:
http://www.sponichi.co.jp/entertainment/news/2015/07/12/kiji/K20150712010719700.html
http://www.daily.co.jp/newsflash/gossip/2015/07/11/0008200638.shtml
http://mdpr.jp/news/detail/1501811
https://plus.google.com/115109729498498047140/posts/FWmqr67GjcS
http://www.niigata-nippo.co.jp/entame/kennai/other/20150712192698.html
http://news.walkerplus.com/article/61583/
 

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