BABYMETAL Interviews Year 2013

BABYMETAL interviewed on Razor TV: "Cutest headbangers on the planet"

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Razor TV from Singapore in order to promote their performance on December 28, 2013 at Scape The Ground, their first ever headline show in Singapore. BABYMETAL played there in 2012 as part of AFA Singapore. Watch the interview with English subtitles below. 


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2013.12.18 - Suzuka talk about: "JAM METAL Project with SU-METAL"

As BABYMETAL member, Suzuka has one more performance than Moa and Yui. She performed as Su-Metal on the Japan Pop Culture Carnival on Novemver 4 of 2013 as guest for JAM Project. She was interviewed by Asian Beat to talk about her experience with the incredible group JAM Project. Read the excerpt of the interview emphasizing the part with Suzuka Nakamoto


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Kobametal about Lars Ulrich watching BABYMETAL at Summer Sonic Osaka 2013

Interesting excerpt of HEDOBAN Magazine Volume 2 relased on November 20 of 2014 about the talk of the BABYMETAL producer Kobametal with Metallica's band members and especially Lars Ulrich (the drummer) who was watching the BABYMETAL performance in Osaka at the Summer Sonic 2013 on August 11 (show notes).


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Sakura Gakuin introduce "Ganbare!" & talk about costumes for Halloween Event 2013

Sakura Gakuin 2013 were interviewed by Kawaii Girl Japan to introduce their new Single called "Ganbare!" but also talk about their ideas for Halloween costumes and event information about the Halloween Event in November. Watch the interview with English Subtitles plus Barks Kawaii Japan article translated! 


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2013.10.02 - Sakura Gakuin show their skills on Music x ID

Sakura Gakuin went to Music x ID show to have fun and show their special skills. Most of the girls showed great skills other like Aiko, Moa, Raura or Yui didn't showed special skills. Watch the full video with english subtitles.


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2013.09.22 - BABYMETAL exclusive interview at Inazuma Rock Festival

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Nami Iwasaki and Reo Tsuchiya at the Inazuma Rock Festival 2013 in Shiga Prefecture. The exclusive interview took place before their performance. The girls talking about meeting metal music, Kitsune-Sama, going to school and performing in Festivals, Su-Metal as elder sister of Yuimetal an Moametal and more, watch the 13 minutes interview with english subtitles below! 

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Kobametal on Nexus Vol.60: "I want to make BABYMETAL let people to travel between the real and the unreal"

Kobametal has been interviewed on Nexus Bimonthly Magazine Vol.60 to answer questions about BABYMETAL's concept, how he came up with the idea, how he created the group, why they don't talk too much onstage, similar projects to BABYMETAL and more! Interview translated below. 


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Moa Kikuchi interview & feature on Big Comic Spirits Magazine Vol.34

Sakura Gakuin 2013 Nendo student Moa Kikuchi was featured in the cover with Yuriya Suzuki from Cheeky Parade and Aika Hirota from Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku, also the trio was interviewed by Big Comic Spirits Magazine! Very interesting, fun and cute interview! Read the translation and check the scans below! 


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2013.07.31 - Moa & Yui interviewed on BIG ONE GIRLS Magazine

Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno were interviewed on Big One Girls Magazine Nº17 on July 31 of 2013 to talk about the Sakura Gakuin 4th Graders, Nene Sugisaki, Marina Horiuchi, Hinata Sato and Raura Iida. Also they talk about their personal news.

Interview translated courtesy of YMJapan

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Music Lounge report: BABYMETAL prays at "Inari Ceremony" for a new song "Megitsune"

Music Lounge report about BABYMETAL's Inari cermeony at Tower Records Shibuya to celebrate and bless the release of "Megitsune" Single which was released three days earlier on June 19. Check the report translated and photos from the event below.


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BABYMETAL about Kami Band, "Megitsune", "Akatsuki" & "Onedari Daisakusen" on HOTWAVE

BABYMETAL visited once again HOTWAVE presented by Yamamoto. This time the girls promote their new Single released this day, Megitsune! They talk about the songs of the Single, the Death Match Tour, Kami Band, key words of the group and more! Watch the interview with English Subtitles below! 


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Su-Metal about Megitsune and fearful Yuimetal on Kayou Guest Plus

Suzuka Nakamoto as Su-Metal was interviewed on June 18 of 2013, just hours before the release of their new Single "Megitsune" on Kayou Guest Plus. She talked about the new costume to represent Megitsune, her role as Su-Metal and as Suzuka Nakamoto, Yuimetal scared about "Catch Me If You Can" and much more! Watch the full interview with english subtitles below! 

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2013.06.10 - BABYMETAL talk: "Megitsune", "Onedari Daisakusen", "Akatsuki" and Live Shows

BABYMETAL was interviewed on BIG ONE GIRLS Magazine Nº16 released on June 10 of 2013 to talk about their new Single to be released in June 19, "Megitsune". But also about the other songs in the Single, "Onedari Daisakusen" and "Akatsuki". In addition the girls talk about their upcoming live shows in 2013, "Legend 1999", "Join Alive" and "Summer Sonic 2013". Very interesting interview translated by our collaborator YMJapan

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2013.05.27 - Suzuka Nakamoto Graduation Memorial on BIG ONE GIRLS

Suzuka Nakamoto Graduation Memorial published on BIG ONE GIRLS Nº16 released on May 27 of 2013 to promote the new BABYMETAL Single at that time "Megitsune". Suzuka makes mention to her last event as Sakura Gakuin member, the Graduation Photobook Launch Events at Tower Records Shinjuku and Shosen Book Tower in April of 2013. Read her memorial translated by YMJapan below. 

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2013.05.27 - BABYMETAL members impressions about each other on BIG ONE GIRLS 

BIG ONE GIRLS interviewed Suzuka Nakamoto, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi on issue number 16 released on May 27 of 2013. One of the several interview sections with the girls was "Impressions" to talk about each other. Find out what the BABYMETAL girls think about each other. Interview translated by YMJapan.


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2013.05.27 - BIG ONE GIRLS "Sweet Impressions" with Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno

BIG ONE GIRLS interviewed Suzuka Nakamoto, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi on issue number 16 released on May 27 of 2013. One of the several interview sections with the girls was "Sweet Impressions" a special corner with Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno to answer as Sakura Gakuin members. Read translation thanks to YMJapan


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2013.04.15 - Suzuka Nakamoto Touji Letter to Sakura Gakuin students on her Photobook

Suzuka Nakamoto wrote a Touji Letter in response to the Souji Letter wrote by Sakura Gakuin students before her graduation. Nakamoto shared her deep thoughts about her stay on Sakura Gakuin, please read the explanation of Touji and Souji courtesy of our collaborator Ken Tabise and the  translation below courtesy of: YMJapan 

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2013.04.15 - Suzuka Nakamoto Graduation Photobook Interview

Very intimate interview to Suzuka Nakamoto was published on her Graduation Photobook released on Abril 15 of 2013. She talks about her stay in Sakura Gakuin sinces the early days until her graduation. Her point of view, her last year as President Council, and what she thinks about others think about her. Very intimate and emotional interview with the charismatic, talented and beautiful Suzuka Nakamoto


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2013.04.15 - Graduation Photobook farewell letters to Suzuka Nakamoto

The farewell messages of the Sakura Gakuin girls to Suzuka Nakamoto before her Graduation. The letters were published on the Suzuka Nakamoto Graduation Photobook released on April 15 of 2013. The deep, intimate and full of emotion messages from the girls on the Graduation Photobook are translated below courtesy of: YMJapan.

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2013.03.20 - Tower Records Graduation Special Interview with Suzuka Nakamoto

One of the best interviews with Suzuka Nakamoto so far and probably one of the best interviews related with Sakura Gakuin. Tower Records President Ikuo Minewaki interviewed Suzuka a few days before of her Graduation. Watch the 4 parts interview with english subtitles.


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HMV News 'My Graduation Toss' Interview with Suzuka, Moa, Marina & Ooga

Sakura Gakuin students Suzuka Nakamoto, Moa Kikuchi, Marina Horiuchi and Ooga Saki were interviewed on HMV News Japan to introduce their new Single "My Graduation Toss", which is Suzuka Nakamoto's graduation song from Sakura Gakuin. Read this very fun interview with very emotional parts translated below. 


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2013.02.28 - Sakura Gakuin interview on Niko Niko

Sakura Gakuin members, Suzuka Nakamoto, Nene Sugisaki, Marina Horiuchi, Moa Kikuchi, Saki Ooga and Yui Mizuno were interviewed on Niko Niko to promote the new Sakura Gakuin Single (at that moment) "My Graduation Toss" and the new Album "My Generation".

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BABYMETAL on Asian Beat: “BABYMETAL is more than your regular idol group”

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Asian Beat from Japan to talk to their visit to Singapore on November 10, 2012 (Show report). Asian Beat wrote a very interesting article about Japanese Idol culture, Idol music and BABYMETAL's concept mixed with quotes of his interview with the girls. Full article and interview below. 


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Suzuka on harsh moments on Sakura Gakuin, Yui & Moa about "My Graduation Toss" & "Mezase!" on KGJ

Interesting, fun and also deep interview with Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo members featuring comments by Suzuka Nakamoto as Students President, also Moa Kikuchi, Yui Mizuno and the rest of the 2012 Nendo students. They talk about the new Single "My Graduation Toss", harsh moments on Sakura Gakuin, BABYMETAL, and the upcoming Suzuka's graduation! Check the video with English subtitles below. 


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BABYMETAL talk "Ijime, Dame, Zettai", Kitsune Sign, personal activities on HOTWAVE

BABYMETAL was interviewed on HOTWAVE, their debut at the popular TV Show was held to promote the release of its Major Single "Ijime, Dame, Zettai" released on January 9, 2013. Expect many cute moments, funny moments and many personal questions answered! Full interview with English Subtitles below! 


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Sakura Gakuin Special: Suzuka Yui & Moa on "Saku Saku"

Here is a Sakura Gakuin special of 3 parts to enjoy the interviews on Saku Saku with Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi first, and then a second and third part with Suzuka Nakamoto, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi. Three parts on a special Youtube playlist to enjoy. 

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BABYMETAL answers personal questions on "Idol Showcase" of FM Nack5

Usually BABYMETAL never answers personal questions. Most of the information about them is known from Sakura Gakuin diaries, and past videos. In this particular interview on FM Nack5 the girls answer personal questions! Check the interview translated below. 


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Natalie Power Push Exlusive Interview: Su-Metal x Takeru of SuG

In order to promote BABYMETAL's Major Single "Ijime, Dame, Zettai", Su-Metal representing BABYMETAL and Takeru Uwakimono representing SuG were interviewed together on Natalie Power Push to talk about the impressions of each other and possible collaboration. Since they played together in August of 2012 at Shibuya WWW, remained a nice friendship between the two. Read the full interview translated and the complete photoshoot below! 


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