Minna de Tsukuru! Girl Unit Project (みんなでつくる！ガールズユニットプロジェクト) is a 2013-2014 audition in search for girls who want to be in an idol group with former Morning Musume member Kago Ai. The plan was to find 2 to 4 girls through the auditions.
Two girls were selected from the audition; Kita Remi and Himeno Ryona. Their contracts began in June 2014. The group name is "Girls Beat!!" and they will release their debut single Sekai Seifuku on July 22, 2014.
- Female; 15-21 years of age (first round auditions), 18-25 years of age (second round auditions), 15-20 (third round auditions)
- Must not be under contract with any agency/production.
- Must live in Tokyo, or be able to commute to Tokyo.
First Round AuditionsEdit
The application deadline was November 10, 2013. A total of 456 girls participated in the first round.
The second round was held on December 1, 2013 in Tokyo. The girls danced, sang, and were photographed in front of Kago. 15 girls participated in the second round.
The third round was held on January 13, The girls performed their special skills, were judged wearing bikinis and were photographed. 3 girls participated in the third round.
The public was allowed to vote for which girl they wanted to pass the audition. In order to pass the audition, the girl(s) needed to have reached atleast 20,000 points by February 7, 2014.
- Kita Remi (喜多麗美)
Second Round AuditionsEdit
The audition deadline was January 19, 2014. A total of 152 girls participated in the first round.
The second round was held in February. A total of 6 girls participated in the second round.
One girl participated in the third round.
Third Round AuditionsEdit
They are specifically looking for two girls; one vocalist and one dancer between the 15-20 age range, they must be good-looking (容姿端麗) and unmarried (未婚).
- There was a report of voting fraud during the first auditions final round, which was investigated.
- Kita Remi was previously from the idol group AKIHABARA Backstage pass and the duo group PekaBooU*, under the name Kaga Remi.
- After failing the audition, Himeno Ryona received training to become a member.