Arihara Kanna takes indefinite leave from C-ute

Breaking news from H!P came out recently, involving C-ute member Arihara Kanna. It seems that recently Kanna has been having difficulty performing on stage due to hallux valgus or bunion deformity. And will need treatment and surgery over the next month or so. H!P is expecting Kanna to be absent from work activities from February 28th-April 11th. They are expecting her to miss the promotion of C-ute’s nex single, Bye Bye Bye, and C-ute’s spring tour. It’s looking like there’s going to be a 6 nin C-ute for a while.

Now I can honestly say I’m a huge Kanna fan. Kanna is my favorite member of C-ute and one of my favorite current H!P members. And this is very shocking news to me. Maybe even more shocking then her boyfriend scandal a few months back.

A main reason this shocks me is several people have mentioned that C-ute’s PV filming might not be done yet, or even started. Now, it’s bad enough having a Kannaless concert but a Kannaless PV would just be terrible. Another reason it shock me is, indefinite leave could be interpreted differently. I mean, indefinite leave automatically makes me think she’s not coming back. Uchi and Kusano took an indefinite leave from NEWS! But I doubt it’s that serious.

All I can do now is wish a quick and fast recovery to Kanna. Bunion deformity is very painful. Best of luck to her.

Leave Kanna alone!

You’re lucky she’d even show up for you! >_<
This is probably old news for some, but I get too lazy to post things as soon as I find out about them. Kanna was snubbed at a recent C-ute handshake. When it was time to shake hands with Kanna, fans just walked right past her, causing her to cry. If this story is true I feel really bad for Kanna. I wish fans would support there idol no matter what. I bet they don’t feel good about making a 15 year old cry. I hope things like this don’t continue to happen to her.
In happier Kanna news, pictures from Kanna’s magazine shoot made their way on the internet. I must say Kanna looks really cute/pretty/mature in the pictures. I think her shorter hairstyle really suits her. The pics in the yellow dress are my favorites. Yellow looks really nice on her she should wear it more often.

Kanna Scandal?!

Another scandal has popped up in Hello!Project. This time it’s C-ute member Arihara Kanna. She was spotted with Johnny’s Jr member Hashimoto Ryosuke. They were seeing the movie “Hana Yori Dango: Final.” Now that the brief summary of the scandal is taking care of here are my reactions to it.
Kanna has been my favorite member of C-ute for a while now, and I was shocked when I saw the picture last night. I don’t want this to affect her status in C-ute, because honestly if she got kicked out of the group I would no longer listen to them. And this scandal couldn’t have come at worse time. Right in the middle of them promoting their new single! Some people have said relax there’s no word from UFA yet and Miyabi’s scandal was swept under the rug. But Kanna and Miyabi are very different. Miyabi is the lead singer in two different groups, and Kanna barely gets enough lines to get noticed in the group she’s in. They couldn’t afford to lose Miyabi. But can they afford to lose Kanna? She’s not the lead singer or even the most popular member of C-ute. She doesn’t even have a photobook. Well the majority of C-ute don’t have photobooks, but still. Kanna has started to get noticed more recently. But is that really enough?
It could also be debated that the nature of the pictures are more “just friends” than an actual relationship. I disagree with that. In the one picture she’s leaning on his shoulder, that doesn’t look like “just friends” to me. But for now I will remain skeptical and optimistic until there is some official announcement. If there is any. I am anxious/nervous/shocked at the whole situation. The Miyabi scandal didn’t bother me that much, since I’m not a huge Berryz fan (I like Buono! a lot more) and I also knew she would never get kicked out. H!P has already kicked out my favorite member, Ai Kago, I really hope this doesn’t make two. D: This why I hate scandals, especially when they affect I member I like, it’s a waiting game. And most likely we’ll be waiting for nothing at all!
It all comes down to the stupid boyfriend rule. Which I can’t even understand. Well I understand, but in my opinion it’s pointless. Yes I know wota’s are a HUGE part of the sales and a scandal like this can really affect that. But there’s supporting your idol and obsession. But I understand it in some form, because I’m shocked and worried for her. But it’s not like I would stop supporting her in the future, when she remains in C-ute. In my opinion the boyfriend rule should be removed. I mean in real life wota’s don’t stop and say I can’t have girlfriend I’d be cheating on Kanna! (some might I don’t know, extreme wota’s kinda creep me out XD ) So they shouldn’t expect their idol to do the same. She’s only 15 years old, she needs to be a normal girl. Ok, so she’s an idol so it can’t exactly be normal, but she should still be allowed to do what every other person is allowed to do. Instead of being ostracized because she just happens to be a member of C-ute. If she was a random girl sitting on a bench with her boyfriend you wouldn’t give her a second glance. I know for some people it’s hard to see her as a “random girl” since she’s not. But there really isn’t any legit reason why they can’t. I strayed from the topic a bit, but I really wanted to get that off my chest. Wota’s are a huge reason I don’t tell a lot of people I’m as big a H!P fan as I am.
Anyway, it seems all we can do now is wait and continue to support Kanna. And hope this will all blow over. Which it probably will.