VIP

VIP
VIP

VIP

 VIP (ビップ) was a Japanese idol group produced under Johnny & Associates. They were spin-off JOHNNY’S Junior Special with two female members. Their debut single. Minami Juujiesei, was released on July 21, 1978 under King Records.
Trivia
  • After left the group, Itano Toshio became member of Ja(PA)Nese (ジャPAニーズ) since June 1, 1980.
  • After left Johnny’s Hateyama Masahisa became an actor used name Hata Masayuki (畠 真之)in 1980. Then changed became Hatakeyama Hisashi and joined with Theatrical Company. He was died on May 31, 2003 in his age 45.
  • After left Johnny’s, Hayashi Masaki continued acoustic live activity. Currently, he married and has one son. He has bussiness industry.
Members
  • Itano Toshio (板野俊雄) (Former member of JJS)
  • Kawamura Nobuko (河村信子)
Former Member
  • Hayashi Masaki (林正明) (Former member of JJS)
  • Hateyama Masahisa (畠山昌久) (Former member of JJS)
  • Yoshimoto Kazuko (吉本和子)
Discography
Single
  • [1978.07.21] Minami Juujisei c/w Tasogare Harbor (南十字星 c/w たそがれハーバー)
  • [1978.10.05] Seishun ni Kakero c/c Ashita ni Mukatte(青春にかけろ c/w 明日に向かって)
  • [1980.01.10] Kirameki no Kisetsu (Toki) (きらめきの季節(とき))
Album
  • Shin Ace wo Narae! I (新・エースをねらえ!I)
  • Shin Ace wo Narae! II (新・エースをねらえ!II)
  • Shin Ace wo Narae! III (新・エースをねらえ!III)
Media Appearance
Magazine
  • [1979.02.13] Shuukan Playboy (Kawamura Nobuko & Yoshimoto Kazuko)

Shimada Jun

Shimada Jun (島田純)
Shimda Jun

Shimda Jun

PROFILE
Birthdate : December 24, 1964
Bloodtype : A
Height : 164 cm
 
Shimda Jun was female model, talent and gravure idol. She became second female who joined Johnny & Associates.
Trivia
  • In 1970 she became Miss Universe Japan. Then on June, she was going to Miami, USA to participated in 19th Miss Universe. Placed 4th place in general and priced as “The best swimsuit”.
  • Had a short hair, the rare thing for beauty peagant.
  • Married with, Aoyama Takashi, a member of Four Leaves in 1977. The wedding ceremony held in Los Angeles, USA. But after has teo children they divorced.
  • The oldest son, Kazumasa Shiroshita, is active as guitarist with name “KAZU”.

Orange Sisters

Orange Sisters
Orange Sisters (Summer Holiday)

Orange Sisters (Summer Holiday)

Orange Sisters (オレンジ・シスターズ) was a Japanese female idol group under Johnny & Associates. Their debut single, Summer Holiday, was realesed on March 21, 1984 under Alpha Moon (Wonder Music Japan). This group disbanded in 1985.
Members
  • Yoshitake Kayoko (吉竹加世子), nickname: Judy (ジュディ)
  • Sakai Teo (酒井妙), nickname: Sandy (サンディ)
  • Yoshikawa Kiyomi (吉川聖美), nickname: Candy (キャンディ)
Trivia
  • Judy and Candy had Radio Program named “KIDS RADIO STATION” in 1982 in Minato-ku, Aoyama.
  • Then in 1983, they choosen Sandy to completed the group as audition.
  • Judy was born on July 18, 1964, O-type and has height 158 cm. After left Johnnys, she became an actreess and starring some TV drama such as Kaisan go, Joyuu Toshite katsudo. Dokuganryu (1978), Katsuganotsubone, Musashibo Benkei (1986), Iki no Ii Yako, Onna mo Otoko mo Naze Korinai (1987), Kimi no Hitomi wo Taiho suru (1988), Harenochi Kaminari (1989). She also participated as a Seiyuu in stage play Burstman. Currently, she has two daughter, one of them is a model and a child’s artist.
  • Sandy was born on November 30, 1964, B-type and has height 158,5 cm. After left Johnnys she became an actrees with named “Aso Natsuko” then changed it became “Asai Yukino”. Currently, she has a son.
  • Candy was born on December 24, 1964, A-type and has height 164 cm. After left Johnnys, she became a model of fashion magazine, JJ and CLASY
  • Became the last female talents who joined in Johnnys. After this, female talents did not exist.
Discography
Single
  • [1984.03.21] Summer Holiday (サマーホリデー)
  • [1984.06.xx] Namida no Kisumaku (涙のキスマーク)
Album
  • [1983] RASBERRY AVENUE
  • [1984.12.21] Farewell Party Orange Sister WITH The Banches (フェアウェルパーティー オレンジシスターズWITHザ・ベンチャーズ)
Media Apperance
Variety Show
  • Yan Yan Utau Studio (TV Tokyo)
  • Let’s Go Idol (TV Tokyo)
  • Omoshiro Prenun (TV Tokyo)
  • Doremifadon (Fuji TV)
  • Kakkurakin dai Housou  (NTV)
  • Let’s Go Young (NHK)
  • 8ji Dayo! Zenin Shugo (TBS)
  • Star Dokkiri (Fuji TV)
  • The Hit Stage (TBS)
  • Ohayou Studio (TV Tokyo)
  • Shabon dama Present (TV Asahi)
  • Kagayake!! Geinoujin Suichuu Dai Undokai (TV Tokyo)
  • ABC Sky Studio Ohayou Asahi desu (ABC TV)
  • Mezase Kayo sai (TV Tokyo)
  • Mega Ropo Lis Kayo sai (TV Tokyo)
  • Young Plaza (ABC TV)
  • All Night Fuji (Fuji TV)
  • Machikado Terebi (TBS)
  • Super Jockey (NTV)
  • Love Attack! (TV Asahi)
  • Kayou Dokkiri Dai Housou!! (TV Asahi)
Radio
  • Taiken Radio A Channel (TBS Radio)
CM
  • [1984] Kodansha “Nakayoshi”
  • [1984] TV Tokyo “Yan Yan Utau Studio”
Magazine
  • Zasshi Heibon (Idol Magazine)
  • Nakayoshi(Shojo Manga)
  • Shuukan Playboy No.36
  • KIDS ALL STARS (C-C-B (Coconut Boys), Pinnaple Boys, Papaya Girls))
  • Josei Idol Group
Gallery
Orange Sisters (Namida no Kisumaku)

Orange Sisters (Namida no Kisumaku)

Orange Sisters (Farewell Party)

Orange Sisters (Farewell Party)

Three Yankees

Three Yankees
Three Yankees

Three Yankees

 Three Yankees (スリー・ヤンキース) was a Japanese female idol group under Johnny & Associates. Their debut single, The Baseball c/w Lucky Chance, was realesed on July 25, 1978 under Canyon Records.
Trivia
  • Three Yankees formed in March, 1978. This group originally was a girl baseball team with same name was made as a plan of girl baseball program “New Yankees” on Fuji TV.
  • 35 girls were choosen from 2,500 aplications. Then they were trained.
  • Former profesional baseball player, Kondo Nobuko and Nakamura Keiko, trained those girls.
  • “New Yankees” aired on Saturday, 19:30 to 20:54 but the rating did not reach 10%.
  • Then, Johnnys choose three of them to joined in the agency and formed Three Yankees.
  • Micha was a leader of the group as a first charge, Anban as second charge and Buhi as catcher charge.
  • Disbanded after released only one single.
Members
  • Hashimoto Misako (橋本美砂子), nickname: Micha (ミチャ)
  • Kawasaki Shizuko (川崎志津子), nickname: Anban (アンパン)
  • Matsuo Takako (松尾貴子), nickname: Buhi (ブヒ)
Discography
Single
  • [1978.07.25] The Baseball c/w Lucky Chance (ザ・ベースボール c/w ラッキーチャンス)
Media Appearance
Variety Show
  • New Yankees (Fuji TV)
  • Doyo Ground Special (Fuji TV)
  • 夜 Hit Studio (Fuji TV)
  • Quiz Doremifa Don! (Fuji TV)
  • Kimi Koso Tada! (Fuji TV)
  • 600 Kochira Johobu (NHK)
  • 3ji no Ojama Quiz (Tokyo 12 Channel)
CM
  • Rohto Seiyaku “Panshiron G”
Magazine
  • Gekkan Weekend Super (November, 1978 issue)

Gallery

Three Yankees (The Baseball)

Three Yankees (The Baseball)