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Information
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genre Japanese Pop
Anniversary February 25 (formation)
October 10 (Juice=Juice Day)
Group Color       Purple (December 2015-present)
      Green (Former)
      Grey (Former)
Years Active 2013–present
Choreographer YOSHIKO
Singing Instructor Sugai Hidenori
Labels UP-FRONT WORKS (2013)
hachama (2013-present)
Agency UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2013-present)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Shin Minimoni, Reborn Eleven, GREEN FIELDS, Jurin, ODATOMO, Triplet, Sato no Akari, NEXT YOU, Country Girls
Current Members Miyazaki Yuka (2013–)

Kanazawa Tomoko (2013–)
Takagi Sayuki (2013–)
Miyamoto Karin (2013–)
Uemura Akari (2013–)
Yanagawa Nanami (2017–)
Dambara Ruru (2017–)
Inaba Manaka (2018–)

Former Members Otsuka Aina (2013)
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Former Juice=Juice Logo (2013-2014)

Juice=Juice (pronounced as ジュースジュース) is a Japanese pop group under Hello! Project. They were originally formed on February 3, 2013 by five members from Hello Pro Kenshuusei and a member from the SATOYAMA movement unit GREEN FIELDS.[1]

Juice=Juice's highest selling single is "SEXY SEXY / Naite Ii yo / Vivid Midnight" with 59,312 reported copies sold while their lowest selling major label single is "Senobi / Date ja nai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa" with 32,391 reported copies sold.

MembersEdit

Main article: Juice=Juice Members

Current MembersEdit

HistoryEdit

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2013Edit

On February 3, during the Hello! Project Tanjou 15 Shuunen Kinen Live 2013 Fuyu ~Bravo!~ show in Fukuoka, Juice=Juice was announced as a new unit, consisting of Miyazaki Yuka, Kanazawa Tomoko, Takagi Sayuki, Otsuka Aina, Miyamoto Karin and Uemura Akari, with each member representing a fruit.[1] The unit was unnamed until February 25, when the name and member colors were revealed.[4][5]

On March 2, Juice=Juice made their debut as a group at the Hello! Project Haru no Dai Kansha Hinamatsuri Festival 2013, where they also announced and performed their first indies single "Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne".[5] Their debut indies single was pre-released on March 31 in respect to Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~3gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~. The single had a general release on April 3, 2013 and reached #25 in the weekly Oricon charts, selling 2,275 in its debut week.[6]

From March 16 to May 21, Juice=Juice was the opening act for parts of the Morning Musume Concert Tour 2013 Haru Michishige☆Eleven SOUL ~Tanaka Reina Sotsugyou Kinen Special~.[7] On April 20, they were the opening act for the opening day of ℃-ute Concert Tour 2013 Haru ~Treasure Box~ in Kanagawa Prefecture.[8]

On May 5, they performed and pre-released their second indies single "Samidare Bijo ga Samidareru" at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event.[9] Following the Kenshuusei event, Juice=Juice had their first fanclub event at Nakano Sun Plaza later that day.[10] "Samidare Bijo ga Samidareru" later had a proper general release on June 12.[11]

On May 19, it was announced during Hello! Project Yaon Premium Live ~Soto Fest~ that Hello Pro Kenshuusei would be releasing their second indies single titled "Ten Made Nobore!" on June 8 with Juice=Juice.[12] The single is officially counted as Juice=Juice's third indies single.[12] Juice=Juice and Hello Pro Kenshuusei had a release event for the single on June 13.[13]

On June 13, the group's major debut was announced for summer 2013, with the single "Romance no Tochuu".[14][15] The same day, Miyazaki Yuka was announced as the group's leader, while Kanazawa Tomoko as sub-leader.[14][15] They also switched labels from UP-FRONT WORKS to hachama.

On July 5, it was announced that Otsuka Aina had withdrawn from both Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Juice=Juice due to contractual issues with her family.[16] Juice=Juice resumed activities as a 5 member group.

As a fresh new group, Juice=Juice participated on various shows and events: UmiFesta OGA Song on July 14,[17] Harajuku Dream JOL Festa on July 30,[18] BAYLINE GO! GO! radio show on August 7,[19] Pony Canyon's Ponikyan! Idol Club Thanksgiving ~Rival no Rival wa Idol~ on September 1,[20] Nagoya TV's Fall 2013 Idol Festival on September 29.[21]

On August 9, Juice=Juice began their mini live tour titled Juice=Juice Fresh Festival 2013. The tour concluded on August 28. On August 21, Juice=Juice held a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Ouen Kikaku 2013.8 ~Miracle x Juice x Box~ in Tokyo.[22]

Juice=Juice was the opening act for ℃-ute Budokan Concert 2013 "Queen of J-POP ~Tadori Tsuita Onna Senshi~" on September 9 and 10.[23] Juice=Juice also had handshake events prior to the Budokan concert showings.[24]

On September 11, their debut single, "Romance no Tochuu / Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne (MEMORIAL EDIT) / Samidare Bijo ga Samidareru (MEMORIAL EDIT)", was released. The single debuted at #2 in the weekly Oricon charts with 37,213 copies sold.[25]

On October 3, Juice=Juice began broadcasting their first regular radio show titled We are Juice=Juice on bayFM.[26]

From October 12 to November 17, Berryz Koubou and Juice=Juice performed in a joint live house tour, titled Naruchika 2013 Aki Berryz Koubou x Juice=Juice.[27]

On November 22, it was announced that Juice=Juice won a New Artist Award and were nominated for the Best New Artist Award at the 55th Japan Record Awards.[28] The event took place on December 30, but they did not win.

On December 5, Juice=Juice released their 2nd single "Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo / Hajimete wo Keiken-chuu". It became their highest selling single with 45,834 copies sold.

2014Edit

On February 27, Juice=Juice released their first group photobook titled Juice=Juice 1st OFFICIAL PHOTO BOOK

On March 19, Juice=Juice released their 3rd single, "Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no KISS / Are Kore Shitai!".

On March 21, Juice=Juice's first solo live tour, Juice=Juice First Live Tour 2014 News=News ~Kakuchi yori Otodoke Shimasu!~, was announced. The tour began on June 13 and concluded in December.

On May 24 and 25, Juice=Juice held their first fanclub tour titled Juice=Juice 1st Fanclub Tour ~Miracle×Juice×Bus~ in Yamanashi.

On July 30, Juice=Juice released their 4th single, titled "Black Butterfly / Kaze ni Fukarete".[29]

On September 23, Juice=Juice performed at the PINK!SS & Kopinks! Special Live 2014 ~Uso Mitai na Kyou~.[30]

On October 1, Juice=Juice released their 5th single, titled "Senobi / Date ja nai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa".

On November 8, Juice=Juice performed at Ajinomoto Stadium. Former Morning Musume member Fujimoto Miki and her son Toranosuke went to watch Juice=Juice's performance.[31]

From November 19 to 24, Juice=Juice starred in their first musical Koisuru Hello Kitty.

2015Edit

On April 8, Juice=Juice released their 6th single, titled "Wonderful World / Ça va ? Ça va ?". It was their first single to reach #1 on the Oricon Weekly Chart, as well as their first single to not be produced by Tsunku.

On May 2 during the opening concert of the Juice=Juice First Live Tour 2015 ~Special Juice~ at Nakano Sun Plaza, Juice=Juice announced their first studio album First Squeeze! would be released on July 15. They also announced their goal to perform at Nippon Budokan in 2016 and their plan to reach it by performing 220 shows across Japan.[32]

On May 30, Juice=Juice was invited to perform at the live event @ JAM 2015.[33]

On June 21, Juice=Juice began their goal to perform 220 shows by fall 2016 with the Juice=Juice LIVE MISSION 220 ~Code1→Begin to Run~ concert tour.

On October 8, it was announced Juice=Juice would be starring in a 2016 Fuji TV drama titled Budokan about a fictional 5-member idol unit called NEXT YOU. During the production of the show, which began in November, many of Juice=Juice's lives, events, and appearances were as NEXT YOU.[34]

2016Edit

On February 3, Juice=Juice released their seventh single, and their first as NEXT YOU, titled "Next is you! / Karada Dake ga Otona ni Nattan ja nai".

On February 6, Juice=Juice's first TV drama Budokan premiered on Fuji TV. Another version, with 15 minute longer episodes of the drama, premiered on BS SKY PerfecTV! on February 10.

On March 12, Juice=Juice performed at the PINK!SS & Kopinks! Last Live 2016 MOMENT memories/memorize.[35][36]

On May 4, it was announced via video, during the Juice=Juice LIVE MISSION 220 ~Code3 Special→Growing Up!~ at Nakano Sun Plaza and on Hello! Project Station, that Juice=Juice would hold their first concert at Nippon Budokan on November 7 after completing 220 shows as part of the LIVE MISSION 220 project.[37][38]

On October 26, Juice=Juice released their 8th single, "Dream Road ~Kokoro ga Odoridashiteru~ / KEEP ON Joshou Shikou!! / Ashita Yarou wa Bakayarou".

2017Edit

On March 11 and 12, Juice=Juice held their second fanclub tour, Juice=Juice Fanclub Tour ~Miracle×Juice×Bus 2~ in Izu.

On April 26, Juice=Juice released their 9th single "Jidanda Dance / Feel! Kanjiru yo".

On May 19, Juice=Juice released the digital song "Goal ~Ashita wa Acchi da yo~".

On June 16, they released another digital song "Jouro".

On June 26, it was announced through a special episode of Hello! Project Station that Dambara Ruru and Yanagawa Nanami, as a concurrent member from Country Girls, have joined Juice=Juice as new members and would begin activities in the group in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour[39][40][41] and Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~Seven Horizon~.[42]

On August 23, Juice=Juice released their first digital single "Fiesta! Fiesta!".

2018Edit

On April 18, Juice=Juice released their 10th single, "SEXY SEXY / Naite Ii yo / Vivid Midnight".

On June 13, it was revealed that Inaba Manaka had joined Juice=Juice as a new member and would begin activities with the group in the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2018 SUMMER concert tour.[43][44]

On August 1, they released their second studio album Juice=Juice#2 -¡Una más!-.

On November 2, Yanagawa Nanami announced that she would be graduating from the group and Hello! Project in March 2019.[45]

2019Edit

On February 13, Juice=Juice will release their 11th single and Yanagawa Nanami's last, titled "Bitansan / Potsuri to / Good bye & Good luck!".

Activities Outside JapanEdit

Juice=Juice performed outside of Japan for the first time on October 3 and 4, 2015 in Taipei and Hong Kong as part of the LIVE MISSION 220 project.

On February 11 and 12, 2017, Juice=Juice was invited to perform at the @JAMxTALE in HongKong 2017.[46]

On April 12, 2017, Juice=Juice announced they would hold a world tour in the fall with concerts in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, Thailand, and Malaysia.[47][48] The tour's title was later announced as Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~World Tour~, and it would start on September 8 in Mexico City. Concerts in Indonesia and Taiwan were also added to the tour.[49] Instead of full concerts, in Malaysia, they performed in the JAPAN x MALAYSIA Friendship Concert 2017,[50] and in Indonesia, they performed a free mini concert at the Taste of the World festival.[51]

On June 2 and 3, 2017, the group was invited to perform at Viral Fest Asia 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.[48][52]

After they completed their first seven shows of the Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~World Tour~ in October 2017, Juice=Juice announced they would also tour South America that December.[53] They performed at the IDOL♡LOVE event in Peru, then held a concert in Chile. Afterwards, the groups performed in two Brazilian cities, São Paulo and Fortaleza, of the which the latter took place at the Sana Fest anime convention.[54]

Group Name OriginEdit

Juice=Juice was named by Tsunku. According to him Juice=Juice's concept should be cool and sexy. He named it with the hope that it would be a unit that was fresh and full of personality forever. Still, the fact that it is not bright and cheerful childish, It is a good stretch while mature, to COOL, and can produce a sense of youth sizzle.

DiscographyEdit

Main article: Juice=Juice Discography

Studio Albums
  1. [2015.07.15] First Squeeze!
  2. [2018.08.01] Juice=Juice#2 -¡Una más!-
Soundtrack Mini Album

Digital Songs

PublicationsEdit

See also: List:Juice=Juice Publications

PhotobooksEdit

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CalendarsEdit

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  • [2014.09.13] Juice=Juice 2015 Calendar
  • [2015.09.12] Juice=Juice 2016 Calendar
  • [2016.09.24] Juice=Juice 2017 Calendar
  • [2017.10.06] Juice=Juice 2018 Calendar
  • [2018.09.11] Juice=Juice 2019 Calendar

WorksEdit

RadioEdit

  • [2013–] We are Juice=Juice

TheaterEdit

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TV ProgramsEdit

TV DramasEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Even after their official debut, Tsunku said members could be added to the group.
  • Tsunku shortens their name as "Juu=Juu".
  • Miyazaki Yuka is the only member who is not a former Hello Pro Kenshuusei, and she is also the oldest current member.
  • All five original members have participated in a SATOYAMA movement unit.
  • When they were an indies group, the members incorporated their members colors in jewelry and socks in their singles.
  • They were the only group in Hello! Project to have fruits as their member colors. Though with the addition of Yanagawa Nanami and Dambara Ruru, which Yanagawa took the color medium blue, the group appears to have dropped the fruit concept.
  • They were the first Hello! Project group to release a triple A-side single and the first to release a single without a B-side.
  • The members declared October 10 to be "JuuJuu no Hi", or "Juice=Juice Day", as the number 10 is read as "juu" in Japanese.
  • Juice=Juice was the first Hello! Project unit to be created under UP-FRONT PROMOTION.
  • They were the first Hello! Project act with no relation to Morning Musume to reach #1 on the weekly Oricon singles chart with "Wonderful World / Ça va ? Ça va ?".
  • Yanagawa Nanami and Inaba Manaka were both members of Country Girls, though Yanagawa is a concurrent member and Manaka graduated in 2016.

CD Sales CountEdit

Year Group Sales Collaboration Sales Total Sales
2013 92,899 0 92,899
2014 114,451 1,735 209,085
2015 58,060 0 267,145
2016 82,205 0 349,350
2017 36,530 0 385,880
2018 TBA TBA TBA

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. Yanagawa Nanami. "感謝...♡梁川奈々美" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-07-17.
  3. Inaba Manaka. "もう7月かぁ❁稲場愛香" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2018-07-01.
  4. "ハロプロ研修生新ユニットに関して" (in Japanese). Tsunku Official Blog. 2013-02-25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 TommyVD. "New Hello! Project Unit named 「Juice=Juice」." Hello! News Service. 2013-02-25.
  6. TommyVD. "Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne – Oricon First Week." Hello! News Service. 2013-04-10.
  7. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Morning Musume Opening Act". Hello! News Service. 2013-03-13.
  8. TommyVD. "~Treasure Box~ Tour – Opening Act". Hello! News Service. 2013-04-11.
  9. TommyVD. "H!P Trainees – Fanclub Recital & Juice=Juice Second Single". Hello! News Service. 2014-03-31.
  10. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – First Fanclub Event". Hello! News Service. 2013-04-01.
  11. TommyVD. "Samidare Bijou ga Samidareru – General Release". Hello! News Service. 2013-05-17.
  12. 12.0 12.1 TommyVD. "Hello! Project Premium Live – Coverage." Hello! News Service. 2014-05-19.
  13. TommyVD. "H!P Trainees featuring Juice=Juice – Release Event." Hello! News Service. 2013-06-11.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Juice=Juiceメジャーデビュー決定のお知らせ!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2013-06-13. (Archived)
  15. 15.0 15.1 TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Major Debut." Hello! News Service. 2013-06-13.
  16. UP-FRONT PROMOTION. "Juice=Juice 大塚愛菜に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Fanclub. 2013-07-05.
  17. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice & The Possible – UmiFesta OGA." Hello! News Service. 2013-06-28.
  18. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – JOL Festa." Hello! News Service. 2013-07-14.
  19. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Public Radio Event & Magazine." Hello! News Service. 2013-08-01.
  20. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Ponikyan! Idol Club Thanksgiving." Hello! News Service. 2013-08-09.
  21. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Nagoya TV Festival." Hello! News Service. 2013-09-03.
  22. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Fanclub Event." Hello! News Service. 2013-07-12.
  23. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – °C-ute Opening Act." Hello! News Service. 2013-08-31.
  24. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – Budokan Events." Hello! News Service. 2013-09-06.
  25. TommyVD."Romance no Tochuu – Oricon First Week." Hello! News Service. 2013-09-19.
  26. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice – First Radio Show". Hello! News Service. 2013-09-26.
  27. TommyVD. "Berryz Kobo & Juice=Juice – Joint Tour." Hello! News Service. 2013-08-06.
  28. "第55回『レコ大』候補発表 V3かかるAKB、HIRO勇退のEXILEら" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. 2013-11-22.
  29. TommyVD. "Juice=Juice to release new single." Hello! News Service. 2013-06-01.
  30. "[1]" (in Japanese). Kodama Ameko Official Website. 2014-08-20.
  31. "Juice=Juice 元気補給 「味スタ6耐」でライブ" (in Japanese). CHUNICHI Web. 2014-11-09.
  32. "【ライブレポート】Juice=Juice、初のホール単独公演を聖地・中野サンプラザで開催。次の目標は日本武道館" (in Japanese). BARKS. 2015-05-03.
  33. "「@ JAM 2015」にJ=J、TPD、鳴海杏子、Machico" (in Japanese). Natalie. 2015-04-13.
  34. "つんく♂実在アイドルを架空アイドルでプロデュース" (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. 2015-10-08.
  35. "ピンクス&コピンクス!ラストライブ2016 イベント" (in Japanese). Shizuoka Asahi TV.
  36. "ピンクス&コピンクス!ラストライブ2016 | Live/Event" (in Japanese). The World Standard Official Website. 2015-11-29.
  37. "Juice=Juice、11・7に日本武道館公演が決定 ドラマでも目指した目標実現に涙" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. 2016-05-04.
  38. "アンジュルムイベント&マナー、J=Jライブ&お知らせ、研修生リハ、石田ヘアアレンジ MC:牧野真莉愛・船木結【ハロ!ステ#167】" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2016-05-04.
  39. "ハロ!ステ号外 ~ハロー!プロジェクト2017新体制決定スペシャル~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2017-06-26.
  40. "ハロー!プロジェクト 新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-26.
  41. "[EN] Concerning the new organization in Hello! Project." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-26.
  42. Kanazawa Tomoko. "♪.リハ 金澤朋子" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-07-11.
  43. "【ハロ!ステ#274】稲場愛香今後の活動について、モー娘。20周年企画、モー娘。12期定点観測、ハロプロ研修生LIVE、新グループ加入メンバー発表、ランチ MC:尾形春水 " (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station. 2018-06-13.
  44. "稲場愛香 Juice=Juice加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-06-13.
  45. "梁川奈々美 卒業に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-02.
  46. "「@JAMxTALE in HongKong 2017」Juice=Juice出演決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-12-20.
  47. "ハロ!ステリニューアル!J=JMV2曲&コメント、モー娘。'17ドキュメント、研修生紹介、アンジュ中西MV紹介、J=J宮崎ヘアアレンジ、Q&Aコーナー MC:宮本佳林、山木梨沙【ハロ!ステ#214】" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2017-04-12.
  48. 48.0 48.1 "Juice=Juice新曲衣装は石田純一をイメージ?" (in Japanese). News Walker. 2017-04-26.
  49. "Juice=Juiceワールドツアーのタイトル変更と、梁川奈々美と段原瑠々のツアー参加決定及び公演詳細変更と追加のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-08-04. (Archived)
  50. "Line Up Artist (JAPAN) : Juice=Juice." Friendship Concert (via Facebook). 2017-07-12.
  51. "PIK Avenue - Taste of The World." PIK Avenue (via YouTube). 2017-09-18.
  52. "[EN] Short report of Juice=Juice performance during VIRAL FEST ASIA 2017 in Thailand." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-07.
  53. Miyazaki Yuka. "決 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-10-11.
  54. "「Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017~World Tour~」南米ツアー詳細決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-10-18.

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