A really popular shoujo manga, Cat’s Eye, is being adapted into a musical. And that musical is starring seven Berikyuu members rotating the three lead characters. Just like the Cinderella musical, a unit has been formed to release a single to promote the musical. Cat’s Eye 7 is just about the dream H!P Kids unit: Berryz’ Risako, Yurina, Maasa, and Captain, with °C-ute’s Mai, Maimi, and Nakky.
This is the first H!P musical this important (heavy promoting on UFA’s part) where the Kids are leading; I think it’s clear that the reins of H!P are being slowly transferred until the new Musumes get a handle. I had high expectations for this group, and wow, they sure as hell followed through. Read the rest of this entry »