E-Girls is a Japanese dance and vocal girl group formed in 2011 and produced by LDH.
The leader is Takamoto Aya (Dream).
The name of the group stands for Exile Girls Unit.
Biography / History
The event E-Girls Show started in April 2011.
E-Girls released their debut single Celebration! in December 2011.
Their 3rd single Follow Me ranked 3rd on Oricon Weekly Chart in October 2012.
Their 4th single The Never Ending Story was the theme song for the drama Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (ビブリア古書堂の事件手帖 ) broadcast on Fuji TV.
Their album Lesson 1 ranked 1st on Oricon Weekly Chart in April 2013, and stayed 4 consecutive weeks in the top 5.
In December 2013, E-Girls participated in the 64th NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen (第64NHK紅白歌合戦). It is a popular annual music show broadcast on New Year’s Eve.
In January 2014, Takamoto Aya (Dream) was appointed as the leader by Hiro (Exile).
Fujii Shuuka, Takeda Kyoka, Ishii Anna, Dobayashi Kaede, Fujii Karen, Suda Anna, Yamaguchi Nonoka, Sato Harumi, Bando Nozomi and Shizuka were starring in the drama Koibumi Biyori (恋文日和) broadcast on NTV between January and March 2014. It was their first experience as actresses.
E-Girls performed the opening theme song Odoru Pompokolin (おどるポンポコリン) for the anime Chibi Maruko Chan (ちびまる子ちゃん) in April 2014. Ami, Fujii Karen, Washio Reina and Takebe Yuzuna unveiled a lecture video to learn the choreography of the Pihyara Dance (ピーヒャラダンス).
E-Girls participated in the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2014 (VMAJ) on MTV Asia in June 2014. They won the Best Choreography Award for Gomennasai no Kissing You (ごめんなさいのKissing You).
They appeared in a commercial for NTT Docomo in July 2014. The CM song was their single E.G. Anthem -We Are Venus-.
The group held its 1st live tour Colorful Land in July and August 2014.
The single Highschool Love is the theme song for the drama GTO broadcast on Fuji TV. It is also the CM song for the TV commercial Samantha Vega meets E-Girls.
Muto Chiharu withdrew in October 2014 to study abroad.
The single Mr. Snowman is the CM song for e-ma candy by UHA. The members of E-Girls appear in the TV commercial.
Ami debuted as a seiyuu (声優 ; voice actress) for the 25th anniversary of the anime Chibi Maruko-chan.
She made her solo debut as Dream Ami in July 2015.
Ichiki Kyoka announced her graduation in October 2015.
- Years active : 2011 – present
- Label : Rhythm Zone
- Agency : LDH
- Nishida Shizuka (西田静香)
- Takamoto Aya (高本彩)
- Nakajima Ami (中島麻未)
- Abe Erie (阿部絵里恵)
- Nagatomo Sayaka (長友さやか)
- Dobashi Kaede (土橋楓)
- Fujii Karen (藤井夏恋)
- Ariiso Miyuu (有磯実結)
- Suzuki Yurino (鈴木結莉乃)
- Suda Anna (須田アンナ)
- Kawamoto Ruri (川本璃)
- Shigetome Manami (重留真波)
- Washio Reina (鷲尾伶菜)
- Fujii Shuuka (藤井萩花)
- Nakajima Mio (中島美央)
- Sato Harumi (佐藤晴美)
- Bando Nozomi (坂東希)
- Takeda Yuzuna (武部柚那)
- Hagio Misato (萩尾美聖)
- Inagaki Rio (稲垣莉生)
- Ishii Anna (石井杏奈)
- Yamaguchi Nonoka (山口乃々華)
- Ikuta Risa (生田梨沙)
- Nakajima Momoka (中嶋桃花)
- Sayaka (川本璃)
- Mimu (ミム)
- Yamamoto Runa (山本月)
- Vattsu Miyoshi (ヴァッツ美良)
- Oishi Miyu (大石美優)
- Hanayama Mizuki (大石美優)
- Kizu Reina (木津玲奈)
- Mizuno Elina (水野絵梨奈)
- Sugieda Mayu (杉枝真結)
- Takeda Kyoka (武田杏香)
- Muto Chiharu (武藤千春)
- Ichiki Kyoka (市來杏香)
- 28/12/2011 : Celebration!
- 18/04/2012 : One Two Three
- 03/10/2012 : Follow Me
- 20/02/2013 : The Never Ending Story
- 13/03/2013 : Candy Smile
- 02/10/2013 : Gomen Nasai no Kissing You (ごめんなさいのKissing You)
- 20/11/2013 : Kurukuru (クルクル)
- 09/07/2014 : E.G. Anthem -We Are Venus-
- 13/08/2014 : Odoru Pompokolin (おどるポンポコリン)
- 10/09/2014 : Highschool Love
- 26/11/2014 : Mr. Snowman
- 20/05/2015 : Anniversary!!
- 30/09/2015 : Dance Dance Dance
- 17/04/2013 : Lesson 1
- 19/03/2014 : Colorful Pop
- 01/01/2015 : E.G. Time