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Today, we present you Kamen Rider Girls and their sister band Shocker Girls.
Kamen Rider Girls (仮面ライダーGIRLS Kamen Raidā Gāruzu?) is an idol group developed by Avex Trax and Ishimori Productions to commemorate the Kamen Rider Series‘ 40th anniversary in 2011. Each of the group’s current members represent one of the protagonists of the Kamen Rider Series. The group made their premiere at an event featuring members of Columbia Music Entertainment’s Project.R group, the musical collaboration who provides music for the Super Sentai series.
The group’s debut single was “Koi no Rider Kick” (恋のライダーキック Koi no Raidā Kikku?, “Love’s Rider Kick”), which will be accompanied by the song “Heart no Henshin Belt” (♡（ハート）の変身ベルト Hāto no Henshin Beruto?, “The Heart’s Transformation Belt”). The group’s debut songs were played on the DJ HURRY KENN Ride the Groove Internet radio program, the successor to the Wind Wave radio programs from the Kamen Rider W series.
The Kamen Rider Girls, along with Rider Chips, had done the ending themes for Kamen Rider Wizard.
Shocker Girls: The Kamen Rider Girls became the Shocker Girls (ショッカーGIRLS Shokkā Gāruzu)?) for their single “SSS ～Shock Shocker Shockest～”.
Current Kamen Rider Girls members
Nao Yasuda (安田 奈央 Yasuda Nao?): Kamen Rider Blade (2010-present)
Erica Yoshizumi (吉住 絵里加 Yoshizumi Erika?): Kamen Rider Den-O (2010-present)
Kaori Nagura (名倉 かおり Nagura Kaori?): Kamen Rider Kiva (2010-present)
Hitomi Isaka (井坂 仁美 Isaka Hitomi?): Kamen Rider OOO (2010-present)
Mitsuki Endo (遠藤 三貴 Endō Mitsuki?): Kamen Rider Fourze (2011-present)
Chisato Akita (秋田 知里 Akita Chisato?): Kamen Rider Wizard (2012-present)
Tomomi Jiena Sumi (鷲見 友美 ジェナ Sumi Tomomi Jena?): Kamen Rider Gaim (2013-present)
Kamen Rider Girls Discography
“Let’s Go RiderKick 2011” – April 20, 2011
“KAMEN RIDER V3” – August 3, 2011
“Saite” (咲いて?, “Blooming”) – March 14, 2012
“Last Engage” – November 21, 2012
“Just The Beginning” – February 27, 2013
“Go get’em” – May 22, 2013
“SSS ~Shock Shocker Shockest~” – July 24, 2013
“E-X-A (Exciting×Attitude)” – December 25, 2013
alteration – March 20, 2013
exploded – March 19, 2014