Morning Musume has added two new member, Kaede Kaga and Rena Yokoyama, to its line up as 13th generation members.
The group is currently on its "Morning Musume. ’16 Concert Tour Aki ~MY VISION~" tour. On December 12, while performing at Nippon Budokan as part of the tour, the two new members were introduced for the first time.
Kaga is a 17-year-old who first joined Hello! Project as a trainee in December of 2011. Yokoyama is a 15-year-old who joined Hello! Project in September of 2016 as a trainee.
With the new members, Morning Musume becomes a 13-member group. They will formally be referred to as Morning Musume. '17.