|Released||June 19, 2018|
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Morning Musume 20 Shuunen Kinen Official Book (モーニング娘。20周年記念オフィシャルブック) is a book by Morning Musume to commemorate their 20th anniversary. It was released on June 19, 2018. First press copies came with a limited edition cover.
20 years from that day——the true story will now be revealed.
It is currently the year of Morning Musume's 20th anniversary.
To honor it, the release of the Morning Musume 20 Shuunen Kinen Official Book was decided.
How was a group of national idols formed and able to celebrate their 20th anniversary...?
The light and shadows of idols. OG members, active members, and Tsunku share their feelings on times of various episodes that can now be spoken about.
Each member's drama, their form of "love" for Morning Musume.
The future of Morning Musume... This is a definitive Morning Musume interview collection from across all generations.
- Morning Musume
- 1st Gen: Nakazawa Yuko, Ishiguro Aya, Iida Kaori, Abe Natsumi, Fukuda Asuka
- 2nd Gen: Yasuda Kei, Yaguchi Mari
- 3rd Gen: Goto Maki
- 4th Gen: Ishikawa Rika, Yoshizawa Hitomi, Tsuji Nozomi
- 5th Gen: Takahashi Ai, Niigaki Risa
- 6th Gen: Fujimoto Miki, Michishige Sayumi, Tanaka Reina
- 9th Gen: Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho
- 10th Gen: Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, Kudo Haruka
- 11th Gen: Oda Sakura
- 12th Gen: Ogata Haruna, Nonaka Miki, Makino Maria, Haga Akane
- 13th Gen: Kaga Kaede, Yokoyama Reina
- 14th Gen: Morito Chisaki
- Despite the official description stating that there are interview from across all generations, the 7th and 8th generations are not included.
- Only 32 of the 41 total past and present Morning Musume members were interviewed.
- Not counting the single member generations, the only full generations to participate in the book are the 1st, 10th, 12th, and 13th generations.
- A preview of Morning Musume '18 in the book was published in the July 2018 issue of Up to Boy which was released on May 23, 2018.