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SUPER☆GiRLS (often abbreviated S☆G) is a Japanese pop idol girl group signed to avex trax. They are the first group signed under avex’s sub-label iDOL Street, which is limited only to idol artists.
SUPER☆GiRLS is the first audition idol girl group since avex trax was established. On December 2009, avex held the first large-scale public audition “avex Idol auditions 2010”. There was a total of 7,000 contestants attempting to win the contest. On 11 February 2010, first screening started and direct examination was performed by document reviews, about 1,000 people advanced to the second round. In the coming months, the audition still continued, up to the finalist level in June 2010.
avex held the final round of the audition on June 12, 2010 at the Nakano Sun Plaza. Of the total 24 finalists, 12 of them were chosen to form a new group called SUPER☆GiRLS.
SUPER☆GiRLS made their stage debut on August 7, at the 2010 a-nation event. The members of the group expressed their desire to be successful idols like AKB48.
In February 2014, leader Yasaka Saori graduated and 3 new members joined the group, Asakawa Nana and Uchimura Risa of Idol Street Street-sei and Watanabe Koume former member of the idol group Party Rockets.
Shimura Rika (志村理佳) (Leader)
Watanabe Hikaru (渡邉ひかる)
Miyazaki Rina (宮崎理奈)
Katsuta Rino (勝田梨乃)
Arai Reira (荒井玲良)
Tanaka Mirei (田中美麗)
Mizote Ruka (溝手るか)
Goto Aya (後藤彩)
Maeshima Ami (前島亜美)
Watanabe Koume (渡邉幸愛)
Asakawa Nana (浅川梨奈)
Uchimura Risa (内村莉彩)
Native Name SUPER☆GiRLS
Also known as S☆G, Supaga,
Years active 2010 – Present
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genres J-pop, Pop
Official Website http://supergirls.jp/index.html
YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/supergirls
Official Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SUPERGiRLS.iDOLStreet
This post was written by Matt Desmond