JOHNNY’S Junior Special

JOHNNY’S Junior Special
JOHNNY'S Junior Special

JOHNNY’S Junior Special

JOHNNY’S Junior Special (JOHNNY’S ジュニア・スペシャル) was a Japanese male idol group produced under Johnny & Associates. This group formed in Summer 1974. The members were backdancers for Go Hiromi and Four Leaves concerts named “Junior Special” and “Junior Ace”. JOHNNY’S Junior Special also known as Junior Special and JJS. Their debut single, Versailles no Bara c/w Aishi no Oscar, was released on February 21, 1975. This group disbanded in 1978.
Trivia
  • The leader, Toshi-chan was born on April 26, 1957. In July 1, 1980, he joined in Ja(PA)Nese (ジャPAニーズ).
  • Maa-chan was born on August 30, 1958. He graduated from Horikoshi.
  • Charlie was born on February 9, 1985 and was died on May 31, 2003. He graduated from Horikoshi. His father was Spanish dance teacher.
  • Takabo was born on May 4,1957.
  • Jun was born on August 14, 1958. After left Johnnys, he made his solo debut.
Members
  • Itano Toshio (板野俊雄), nickname: Toshi-chan (トシちゃん)
  • Hayashi Masaki (林正明), nickname: Maa-chan (マーちゃん)
  • Hatakeyama Masahisa (畠山昌久), nickname: Charlie (チャーリー)
Former Member
  • Yamagata Takayoshi (山縣孝良), nickname: Takabo (タカ坊)
  • Inoue Junichi (井上純一), nickname: Jun (ジュン)
Discography
Single
  • [1975.02.21] Versailles no Bara c/w Aishi no Oscar (ベルサイユのばら c/w 愛しのオスカル)
  • [05.02] Ai no Chikai c/w Hakucho (愛のちかい c/w 白鳥)
  • [08.21] Sayonara Ai c/w Koi wa Safuran (さよなら愛 c/w 恋はサフラン)
  • [12.05] Heart no Yume c/w Kanjiru Yugure re (ハートの夢 c/w 感じる夕暮れ)
  • [02.21] Ai no Hikousen no Kai c/w Shin Shii Kimi wo Shiru Tame ni (愛の飛行船に乗って c/w 新しい君を知るために)
  • [04.21] Study Night c/w JJS no Theme (サタデー・ナイト c/w JJSのテーマ)
  • [05.21] Genki desuka c/w Boku no Shosoku (元気ですか c/w 僕の消息) [1976.07.21] Sunday Cupid (サンデー・キューピット)
  • [10.21] Taiyou no Aitsu c/w Homura no Kaabu (太陽のあいつ c/w 焔のカーブ)
  • [12.21] Akogare no Bay City Rollers c/w Dance For Me (憧れのベイシティローラーズ c/w ダンス・フォーミー)
  • [03.21] Sweet 100 ban c/w Kataomoi Nikki (ツイスト110番 c/w 片思い日記)
  • [1977.021] Last Show c/w Navy Blue (ラストショー c/w ネイビーブルー)
Album
  • [09.21] Angel Power (エンジェルパワー)
  • [02.21] Yume no Disc Jokey (夢のディスクジョッキー)
  • [197xx.xx] Four Leaves 10 Shuunen Kinen PART 1 (フォーリーブス10周年記念 PART1)
  • [12.21] Suteki na Koi no Shotaiken (素敵な恋の招待券)
  • [12.01] Shugo! Idol no Subete JJS Zenkyoku shu (集合!アイドルのすべて JJS全曲集)
Musical
  • Live Musical “Shonentachi~our Leaves Fukyuu no Meisaku~”
  • Original Musical Play “Tomodachi”
  • Four Leaves Kessei 10 Shuunen Kinen Reseattle Vol. 1 “Live Musical Shonentachi Part II~ Seishun no Hikari to Kage~
  • Ohayou! Kodomo Show Pocket Musical (Co-star: Fujishima Julie Keiko)
Stage Play
  • [1975.03.28 – 1975.03.31] 53rd Western Canibal ~Bara to Mikan to Violin to~
  • [1975.04.05 – 1975.05.05] Johnny’s Junior First Concert
  • [1975.07.25 – 1975.08.16] ’75 Summer Caravan Johnny’s Junior Concert
  • [1975.08.27 ] 54th Western Canibal ~Johnny’s Family Festival~
  • [1976.03.24 – 1976.03.28] 55th Western Canibal
  • [1976.08.09 – 1976.08.23] JOE vs JJS + GANGS 1976 Summer Big City Concert
  • [1976.08.24 – 1976.08.28] 56th Western Canibal
  • [1977] Johnny’s Junior Jump up Star Parade ‘77
  • [1977] Johnny’s Junior Summer Festival
Media Appearance
Drama
  • [1974] Boku wa Koibito
Movie
  • [1974] Wakamono TOMMOROW NEVER WAITS
Variety Show
  • Hit ’76 (NTV)
  • Ohayou! Kodomo Show (NTV)
  • Yoru no Hit Studio (Fuji TV)
  • Best 30 Uta (TV Asahi)
  • Kakkurakin dai Housou!! (NTV)
  • Chibira Sunday (TV Asahi)
  • Paku Paku Contest (Yomiuri TV)
  • Young Oh! Oh!
CM
  • Mikakuto “Soft Candy”
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