asfi

aPikumaru asfi (ピクまる☆asfi)sfi is a Japanese idol group formed in 2011.

It currently consists of 5 members. Each one has been assigned a color.

The idol unit is based in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Biography / History

The name of the group is an acronym for “Actress Singer Fighter Idol”.

asfiThey describe themselves as a “strong and cute variety unit from Shibuya”.

The leader is Tachibana Kotoi.

Former member Watase Jun is the honorary life general manager.

asfi is part of Allover project.

asfiTheir 1st self-titled album asfi went on sale in December 2012.

Their single Respect Cover Vol.1 (りすぺくと☆カバー Vol.1), released in April 2013, is a tribute to Hello! Project. It includes cover songs by °C-ute, Berryz Kobo, Buono! and Morning Musume.

asfiIn September 2014, the girls had as punishment to do bungee jumping as they failed the challenge to get 250 people at one of their live performances held a few weeks earlier. The event took place at Yomiuri Land amusement park in Tokyo.

The single Gekijou Mon Amour (激情モナムール), on sale in February 2015, ranked 6th on the Oricon daily chart.

They signed with the label Tokuma Japan Communications in the end of 2015.

Piku Maru asfi - Love Thanx MusicThe idol group released the single Love Thanx Music under the name of Piku Maru asfi (ピクまる☆asfi) in December 2015.

Nanase Izumi announced her graduation in January 2016. Later, she joined Heart × Strings (ハート×ストリングス).

Profile

  • asfi
  • Years active : 2011
  • Label : Tokuma Japan Communications
  • Agency : Shibuya Deseo

Members

  • Kotoi Tachibana (橘琴以) – Red
  • Ichikawa Saki (市川咲) – Blue
  • Miki Yukina (美木優希奈) – Purple
  • Tahara Aya (田原あや) – Yellow
  • Fujisaki Yurina (藤咲ゆりな) – Light Blue

Former Members

  • Ishii Rie (石井りえ)
  • Akane (朱音)
  • Hoshikawa Dariru (星川だりる)
  • Watase Jun (渡瀬純) – Pink
  • Shiina Kanae (椎名香奈江) – Yellow
  • Nanase Izumi (七瀬いづみ) – Pink
  • Aoi Natsumi (葵なつみ) – Green
  • Ushiyama Honoka (牛山穂乃香) – Light Blue
  • Tachibana Kotoi (橘琴以) – Orange
  • Hashimoto Saki (橋本紗樹) – Pink
  • Nanase Izumi (七瀬いづみ) – Pink

Discography

Singles

  • Ae Night ~Alone~ / Happy Driver (逢えNight~alone~ / Happy Driver)
  • 26/09/2012 : Sailing Now / Yume no Tobira (せーりんぐなう / 夢のトビラ)
  • 29/04/2013 : Respect Cover Vol.1 (りすぺくと☆カバー Vol.1)
  • 30/06/2013 : Anohibini ~Seventh Heaven~ (アノヒビニ~Seventh Heaven~)
  • 21/02/2014 : ラ・ティンパ2013 Andalucia mix / With You
  • 18/04/2014 : Jimoto=Kazoku / Ni Dome Mashite! San Dome Mashite! (Jimoto=Kazoku / 二度目まして!三度目まして!)
  • 03/02/2015 : Gekijou Mon Amour (激情モナムール)
  • 16/12/2015 : Love Thanx Music / Piku Maru asfi

Digital Singles

  • 14/12/2014 : Bijin on the Planet (美人 on the Planet)

Albums

  • 12/12/2012 : asfi

Links

News

Pikumaru asfi (ピクまる☆asfi)