SUPER☆GiRLS is a J-pop idol group, and the flagship unit for iDOL Street. The group was announced on June 12, 2010; they made their major debut in December of that year. Their most successful release is their single "Puripuri SUMMER Kiss", which sold over 92,599 copies.

Members

Main article: SUPER☆GiRLS Members

Current members

Third chapter members (2016)

Fourth chapter members (2018)

Fifth chapter members (2021)

Former members

History

SUPER GiRLS promoting Hajimari Yell

SUPER GiRLS promoting Chouzetsu Shoujo☆COMPLETE 2010~2020

SUPER GiRLS promoting Ashita wo Shinjite Mitaitte Omoeru yo

SUPER GiRLS promoting Wasuresakura

SUPER GiRLS promoting Chōzetsu☆Gakuen ~Tokimeki High Range!!!~

SUPER GiRLS promoting Kataomoi no Cinderella

SUPER GiRLS promoting Natsukare★Vacation

SUPER GiRLS promoting CongraCHUlation!!!!

SUPER GiRLS promoting Wagamama GiRLS ROAD

SUPER GiRLS promoting Baburin Squash

SUPER GiRLS promoting Kira Kira☆Sunshine

SUPER GiRLS promoting ASE TO NAMIDA NO CINDERELLA STORY

SUPER GiRLS promoting Sweet☆Smile

SUPER GiRLS promoting Koi☆Kirameke-tion!!!

SUPER GiRLS promoting Rabusama!!!

SUPER GiRLS promoting SUPER CASTLE

2010: Formation, Chouzetsu Shoujo

In 2010, Avex Group held the avex Idol Audition 2010. The winners of the audition were chosen and announced on June 12, 2010. They made their stage debut on August 7. On October 2, 2010, it was announced that they would release their debut album, Chouzetsu Shoujo in December. SUPER GiRLS also held their first concert, First Concert ~Chouzetsu Shoujo ga Tomaranaii!~, to promote the album.

2011-2012: EveryBody JUMP!!, Akita Eri's graduation

SUPER GiRLS released their debut single, "Ganbatte Seishun", on April 20, 2011. They released two more singles that year, leading up to their second album, EveryBody JUMP!!, which was released on February 1, 2012. It is to date their best selling album.[1] Four days after the release of the album, Akita Eri became the first member to graduate from SUPER GiRLS, citing a focus on studies as her reason for leaving.

2013: Kano Kaede's departure, Celebration

On January 16, 2013, Kano Kaede withdrew from the group. She wrote on her blog:

"Since the end of last year, I took a break because of my poor health condition. During that time, I thought about my 2 and a half years of activities as well as my own future. Becoming 20-years-old, I wanted to change my immaturity and the part of me that was spoiled. As for my future, I wanted to start over again from zero. After talking about those feelings with the staff and my family, I, Kano Kaede, will be withdrawing from SUPER☆GiRLS on January 16th."[2]

SUPER GiRLS released their third album, Celebration, on February 20. The album still featured Kano, making it her final release with the group.

2014: Yasaka Saori's graduation, 2nd chapter members

On February 23, 2014, leader Yasaka Saori graduated from the group to become a musical actress, remaining under iDOL Street as a solo act. With her graduation, group leadership was passed down to Shimura Rika (the oldest member). On that same day, three more members were added to the group as "2nd chapter members": Watanabe Koume, formerly of the idol group Party Rockets, and Asakawa Nana and Uchimura Risa, both former Street-sei members.

On March 26, 2014, SUPER GiRLS released their first compilation album, Chouzetsu Shoujo Best 2010~2014, featuring the group line-up before Yasaka's graduation. The new line-up of SUPER GiRLS made its debut with the single "Hanamichi!! A~mbitious" on May 14.

2015: Goto Aya's graduation

On January 10, at a SUPER GiRLS live show, Goto Aya announced that she would be graduating from the group and retiring from show business. Goto stated that she had "found another dream" that she wanted to pursue.[3] She will officially graduate in March 2015.

2016: SUPER CASTLE, Katsuta Rino and Arai Reira Graduations, 3rd Chapter members

SUPER Girls released their fourth album SUPER CASTLE on March 9.

On March 13 during a release event for their new album SUPER CASTLE, Katsuta Rino and Arai Reira announced that they would be graduating from the group. Katsuta stated she wanted to pursue a dream of being sportscaster, Arai will take this time to think about her dream of being in the fashion industry.[4] They will officially graduate on June 25 after SUPER GiRLS Tokyo Dome Performance.

On June 25 five new members were introduced as the 3rd chapter members, Kidoguchi Sakurako and Abe Yumeri from TOKYO Yume Piyo-gumi, Ozawa Runa and Nagao Shiori from NAGOYA Chubu, and Ishibashi HotaruMaeshima Ami replaced Shimura Rika as leader of SUPER GiRLS.

On August 31 SUPER GiRLS released their 14th single Rabusama!!! which was the new-line up debut.

On September 29 at their SUPER☆GiRLS Super Live 2016 ~STARTING~ @AKASAKA BLITZ performance it was announced that Asakawa Nana will be the center of their 15th Single Koi☆Kirameke-tion!!! which will be released on December 21.

2017: Maeshima Ami Graduation and Kidoguchi Sakurako withdrawal

On March 5 it was announced via iDOL Street website that Maeshima Ami will graduate on March 31 to pursue being a musical actress and voice actor.[5]

On April 17, it was announced that Kidoguchi would halt all idol activites due to poor health conditions. She would be absent from all SUPER GiRLS concerts and activites till mid-July

On April 26 SUPER GiRLS will release their 16th single Sweet☆Smile. This is their first single without Maeshima Ami.

On June 17 it was announced that Mizote Ruka would be the new leader.

On September 20 it was revealed that Kidoguchi Sakurako withdrew from the group after a period of being on hiatus, SUPER GiRLS released their 17th single ASE TO NAMIDA NO CINDERELLA STORY on 29 November. This is their first single without Kidoguchi Sakurako and that Yumeri had changed her color to Baby Pink.

On December it was revealed Runa Ozawa will be going on hiatus and halt all idol activities due to poor physical conditions. She would be absent from all SUPER GiRLS concerts and activites until she recovers.

2018: Ozawa Runa withdrawal, Tanaka Mirei and Shimura Rika Graduations and 4th Chapter Members

On January 31st, it was revealed that Ozawa Runa graduated and withdrew from the group after a period of being on hiatus.

On February 1, it was announced via iDOL Street website that Shimura Rika and Tanaka Mirei will both graduate on March 31 (for Mirei) and on 24th June (for Rika).

SUPER GiRLS released their 18th single Kira Kira☆Sunshine on 2 May. This is the first single without Ozawa Runa and Tanaka Mirei. This is also the last single for Shimura Rika before she graduates.

SUPER GiRLS released their 19th single Baburin Squash on 15 August. This is the first single without Shimura Rika.

SUPER GiRLS released their 20th single Wagamama GiRLS ROAD on 14th November.

On 19 December, 7 new members were introduced as the 4th chapter members, They are Kanazawa Yuuki a former GEM member, Ishimaru Chika, Sakabayashi Kana, Inoue Mayuko, Kadobayashi Yuu, Higuchi Nazuna and Matsumoto Aika.

2019: Watanabe Hikaru, Miyazaki Rina, Mizote Ruka, Asakawa Nana and Uchimura Risa Graduations and Ishibashi Hotaru withdrawal

On January 11, Watanabe Hikaru, Miyazaki Rina, Mizote Ruka, Asakawa Nana and Uchimura Risa graduated from the group. It was also announced that Koume changed her color to red and became the new leader of Super Girls.

SUPER GiRLS released their 21st single CongraCHUlation!!!! on 27th February, which was the debut of the new-line up.

SUPER GiRLS released their 22nd single Natsukare★Vacation on 12th June.

On the 14th of June, During their 9th anniversary concert, It was revealed that they released their 23rd single Kataomoi no Cinderella on 18th September and that they released their 5th studio album named Chōzetsu☆Gakuen ~Tokimeki High Range!!!~ on December 25th. The album would have 11 new songs with each girl as the centre of each song.

On 7th August, It was revealed that Hotaru would be going on hiatus and halt all idol activities due to poor physical conditions. She would be absent from all SUPER GiRLS concerts and activites until she recovers.

On December 31st, it was revealed that Ishibashi Hotaru graduated and withdrew from the group after a period of being on hiatus.

2020: COVID-19 Pandemic part 1, 10th Anniversary and Ishimaru Chika Graduation

SUPER GiRLS released their 24th single Wasuresakura on 18 March. This is the first single without Ishibashi Hotaru. So far many of their activities in that year such as their 10th anniversary concerts were cancelled because of the corona virus pandemic.

On 14th May, It was revealed that Yuu would be going on hiatus and halt all idol activities due to poor physical conditions. She would be absent from all SUPER GiRLS concerts and activites until she recovers. She later restarted her activites on October 11th, 2020.

SUPER GiRLS released their 23rd single Ashita wo Shinjite Mitaitte Omoeru yo on 5th August.

On 26th October, Ishimaru Chika announced her graduation. Her graduation ceremony will be in December 31st 2020, because her contract is terminated in December.

On 23rd December, SUPER GiRLS released their 10th anniversary best album Chouzetsu Shoujo☆COMPLETE 2010~2020.

On 22nd December, Watanabe Koume announced her graduation. Her graduation ceremony will be in 30th June 2021.

2021: COVID-19 Pandemic part 2, Watanabe Koume and Matsumoto Aika Graduations and 5th Chapter Members

SUPER GiRLS released their 25th single Hajimari Yell on 21 April. This is the first single without Ishimaru Chika and also the last single to feature Watanabe Koume and Matsumoto Aika.

On 8th March, Matsumoto Aika announced her graduation. Her graduation ceremony will be in 30th June 2021 along with Watanabe Koume's graduation.

On 12th June, 3 new members were introduced as the 5th chapter members, They are Hagita Honoka, Takeuchi Nanami and Tanaka Cocona. It was also announced that Yumeri became the new leader of Super Girls and that they released their 26th single WELCOME☆Natsuzora Peace!!!!! on 25th August, which was the debut of the new-line up.

Discography

 

Albums

Studio albums
Best album
Instrumental album

Singles

Trivia

  • Their name is often abbreviated to S☆G or Supaga (スパガ).
  • SUPER GiRLS has the most members in iDOL Street

References

External Links

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