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IdolIs "idol"Worshiped people and things" "Aspirational" "People with enthusiastic fans".English(idol).Inasu TatsuoAnd Kaneko Shuhei define "idol" in the Japanese entertainment world as "a person who shares the growth process with fans and plays an active part in the charm of existence itself"...On this pagesingerFocusing on othersAn actor,Gravure idol, Figure skater, K-POP are also described a little.
Characteristic is launched on the whole surface,song-ダンス-acting-comedyIt is a feature that it is easy to develop activities in a wide range of genres such as.. Appearance is most importantモデルUnlike,appearanceAre not necessarily overwhelming and are often familiar.
Origin of the idol
Birth of an idol in Japan
Tomorrow maikoIs listed as "one of the first idols in Japan".1960 eraThe decline of cinema as an industry, the arrival of the full-scale television era,Group soundsBoom of The name “idol” gradually came to be used in parallel with “star” in the process of.
1970 eraAs a result, a unique “idol” image was created that incorporates a Japanese aesthetic sense of attachment to the immature cuteness and familiar familiarity. CBS Sony (currentlySony Music Entertainment) Until thenRecord companyWas entrusted to the company's exclusive writer to create music, but it was opened to independent writers.Idol songBecame prosperous.
After that, as the background of the female idol industry being particularly active until now, "Women are originally shrine maidens because they have an emotional habit and delicate sensitivity that men do not have.Sister powerA conservative folklore scholar who says, "You can get (from life) and convey the power to live and the way to happiness."Kunio YanagitaThere are cases where the criticism of.. In addition, the rise time of idols in Japan isrecessionThere is also an analysis that the period of.
Male idol history
Male idols of the 1950s and 1960s
1950 era OfRockabillyIn the boomHirao Masaaki, Mickey Curtis and Keijirou Yamashita became the earliest male idols after the war, receiving yellow cheers from women.1960 era"MikaWas calledTeruhiko SaigoSoon became popularAkira MitaAlso appeared.
There were also some really entertaining and commercial idols such as Johnny's and Three Funky's.1970 era OfNew Three Family,Johnny's OfTeruhiko AoiThen, a star that suits the times has appeared.Weekly Myojo, Weekly Myojo, and bromide stores have become popular barometers.
Hiromi Go,Hideki Saijo,Goro NoguchiConsisting ofNew Three FamilyAll three of them were mainly singers. Furthermore,The TigersKenji Sawada, who continued to work as a solo after that, sent big hit songs to the world one after another even after his solo debut.1977 of"SelfishIn the same year, "Japan Record AwardAfter making his solo debut, he became a popular idol singer in the 70's.The Spiders OfMasaaki Sakai,Inoue JunAfter becoming a solo artist, he released several hit songs, but shifted his focus to actors, moderators and variety program appearances.The Tempters OfKenichi Hagiwara,OxYuko TauraSummer yusukeBecame an actor and became popular.Besides the New Group ThreeFor Leaves(Johnny's OfficeAffiliation)Finger 5,Akira Nishiki,Masaki Nomura,Yukio Itami,Arakawa TsutomuAppeared. It was an idol Hyakuka Ryoran era.
Record jackets and bromides of male idols of this era, and idol magazine gravure also have many unrealistic images such as "Prince on a white horse" shot with a building like a European castle in the background, Like female idols, there were cases where it was symbolized as an unreachable star in another world.. One example is Hiromi Go, a costume that looks like a statue of Greek mythology.Naked venusKnown for his blockbuster "The Dolphin Boy" and his fairy-tale titleMichiru CastleCan be mentioned. Also,Toyokawa birthSome, such as (Johnny & Associates), were touted for their "unfortunate upbringing" at the time of sale.It is different from people like people in these fairy tales, and because television has spread widely in society,Lol"of"Little childFrom the groupZuotobi, Audition program "Birth of a star!Michiru Jo from ""Star on Stage You are OK!] FromAizaki Shinya,Let's Go YoungFrom "Sundays"Yosuke Okawa,Shibuya Teppei,Kawasaki MayoSome people, like Johnny's office, appeared on TV programs as amateurs or talents similar to amateurs, and became idols of viewers as they grew.
On the other hand, even among the young actors, he made a comeback with a combination with Momoe Yamaguchi.Tomokazu Miura,Shoji Ishibashi,Kenichi Sakuragi,Yuma Kusagawa,Tomiyuki KunihiroSome people have made a break from TV dramas and gained popularity as idols.Ishibashi also participated in the Kouhaku Uta Gassen, and "Dawn's Stop" (No. 1972 in the 11 annual ranking) was a big hit.Masaya Oki TheNikkatsuOriginally from New Face, he became popular as an idol after he entered a TV drama due to the rising of the movie.Masami Naka,Junichi InoueOriginally marketed as a singer, it became popular due to its success in TV dramas.Masami Naka became a big hit of "Polyushko-polye" (original song of Russian folk song).
Of singer-songwriterShinji HaradaInitially, it was marketed as an idol.
Johnny's officeMasahiro Motoki,Hirohide Yakumaru,Toshikazu NunokawaConsists ofShibugakitaiAndBoy corps,Light genji,Male fighting group,NinjaSuch a popular group was produced one after another. In soloHikaru Ippei,Shigeyuki NakamuraDebuted. In addition, from "Kinpachi series"Bamboo clanFromHiroyuki OkitaBecame a popular idol.Other as a solo singerTakayuki Takemoto,Let's Go YoungFrom the SundaysDaijiro Tsutsumi,Junichi NittaAnd so on.
HarajukuWas a street performer in Pedestrian StreetShingo Kazami TheKinichi HagimotoBreak on the show. There are many people who became idols from Hagimoto programs like Kazami.Potato Kin Trio,CHA-CHA(Katsumata SumIs known to have been a member, but several other members belonged to Johnny's office at the time). From other variety showsYou can laugh!"ofIto youth squad(Makoto NonomuraEt al.) Gained idol popularity.
Johnny & Associates was unstable in the 60s and 70s, but became rock solid in the 80s, and its rivalsCheckers, Watanabe ProductionsKoji YoshikawaMet.Also active in TV dramas from Johnny's officeKenichi Okamoto,Maeda Koyo,Kazuya TakahashiEt al.Male fighting groupAlso debuted as a hard rock band, and there are many variations as an idol.
Still around this timeAn actorSome are sold like idols,JACFromHiroyuki Sanada,Ken Ishiguro,Kadokawa movie OfHironobu NomuraFrom "Kinpachi series"Tsurumi Tsurumi,movies"Be Bop High School]Nakamura Toru,Yokoyama YasushiSon ofKimura Ichihachi, Child actor idolYoshiaki TakahashiThere was a problem.After the popularity declined, "Smile in the sun!』Toru WatanabeLater became a popular moderator as "Debutant", but at that time the fearless mask was popular, and the song "the TEAM"But1982 Became the 33rd hit in the annual ranking of.
mainlyJohnny's OfficeIs the era of the group sent byLight genjiShowed overwhelming popularity, but stalled due to the arrival of the band boom and the continued exposure of talents belonging to the former Johnny's office.Like female idols, it was in the winter era, but from the middle stage, it was prominent in various fields from the beginning of its debut.SMAPIs said to be a national idol and has established its popularity to the present day.KinKi Kids,TOKYO,V6The successor also gained popularity and came to own the crown variety program. Also,Kimura TakuyaAs an actor,Masahiro NakaiIs not only the host of the variety show,NHK Red and White Singing BattleHe has established a status that conventional idols did not have, such as serving as the chairman of the most, etc., and other members also succeeded in their individual activities. In addition, SMAP can be used on the front lines of television for a long time, and even in their 30s and 40s, they can play active roles as idols, extending the life of male idols.
Such90 eraAgainst the heyday of Johnny'sRising Production Male idolBegan to focus on producing1997 ToDA PUMPTo debut. DA PUMP differentiates by group composition and music stylevariety,Music program-CM-movies-radioWhile appearing many times in "NHK Red and White Singing BattleHas been popular with the public for five consecutive years.
Also from a young actorYuji Oda,Fukuyama MasaharuHas a background in Johnny's office in the late 1980sTakashi Sorimachi,Ishida Ichiari,Junon Superboy ContestFromShinji Takeda,Bai YuanchongHe also achieved some success as a singer. From the comedy worldYoshimoto seal natural material,Great chicken powers,Monkey rock,ネ プ チ ュ ー ンFor a while, they became popular as idols.As an aside,Visual bandWith its flashy appearance and gorgeous stage (performance), it gained popularity mainly among young female fans, and enlivened the music scene in the 90's.This can also be seen as a feeling similar to a male idol.
The first halfRising ProductionWas formed fromw-inds.,LeadPlays an active part with excellent songs and dances. In particular, w-inds. gained great popularity by swept away the rookie award with a neutral image and idol-like song unlike Johnny's system.Johnny's OfficeFromstorm,Tackey & Tsubasa,NEWS,KAT-TUN,Hey! Say! JUMPRise is the rise. Also, once in the 1990sZOOWas a member ofHIROWas formed aroundEXILEAlso gained popularity due to the separate composition of vocals and dance and the music and concept different from other male idols, expanding the field of activity. Since then, idol groups have also focused on their singing and dancing skills.Dance grouporDance & Vocal GroupExpressions such as are often used. (Same for female idols)
The second half is "Quiz! Hexagon IISell ignorance from quiz shows such asshameMember of the group, or "actor group"D-BOYSMembers ofDong Bang Shin Ki,BIG BANGKorean idol, or "Junon Superboy ContestDebuted with the Grand PrixKoike Teppei,Junpei MizobataAnd againUltra seriesFromSugiura Taiyo,Kamen Rider seriesFromOdagiri Joe,Essential,Hiro Mizushima,Ken Sato,Super squadron seriesFromTori MatsuzakaYoung actors such as idols also gain idol popularity and break.
On the other hand,2000 From around the time, the image of "idol fans, chasing equals junior and senior high school students" has changed, and the chasing behavior of elderly women has been widely reported. The revival of Kazuo Funaki, a pioneer of idols in the 1990s, In 2002, For Leaves was reunited. Especially in the 2000 debutKiyoshi HikawaNot only made a big hit in the enka world for a long time, but also gave birth to enthusiastic elderly women's fans, and the exchange of fellow fans called "Kiyo Tomo" was not only introduced to the mass mediaBecame the subject of a TV drama targeting elderly viewers.
Belong to Johnny'sstormGained popular popularity and became a national idol following SMAP.
As Arashi acts as a national group,SMAPWas the main of the dissolution and expectations ofKAT-TUNExperienced internal conflict such as withdrawal from member,Kis-My-Ft2,Sexy Zone,Johnny's WESTSince the 2010s, the newly debuted Johnny's idol has become popular.LDHIn the EXILE series group, many young members have appeared and the idol character has been strengthened. It was also well received.
On the other handRising ProductionMale idols have less activity,Stardust promotion,Fortune EntertainmentMany male idol groups debuted from other entertainment agencies with a concept different from Johnny's.Nippon BudokanAlthough they showed momentum such as successful performances, these male idols have a strong impression that they are "followers of Johnny's", and like female idols, they mainly perform small-scale live concerts and handshake events. There was no clear result to do so.As an alternative materialYouTubeAre active inHIKAKIN-HajimeshachoIncluding,Tokai on air,Fishers such asMale youtuberBecame a male idol positionTV programAppearance and U-Fes Holding live events such asTeenage girlsIt gained immense popularity centered on (junior high and high school students).
The male idol who was active in this generationstorm,Third generation J Soul BrothersBeginning withGENERATIONS,THE RAMPAGE,FANTASTICS,Kanjani Eight,KAT-TUN,NEWS,Hey! Say! JUMP,Kis-My-Ft2,Sexy Zone,ABC-Z,Johnny's WEST,King & Prince,Super Express,DISH //,BOYS AND MEN,Festival nine.And so on. As an enka idol targeting elderly womenKeisuke Yamauchi,PureThe activity of was remarkable.
From the actor's point of view,Hoshino GenIncludingShogi Shibata,Ryoma Takeuchi,Fukushi,Yamazaki Kento,Yokohama meteor,Takumi Kitamura,Nakagawa TaishiWith the success of young actors such asMamoru Miyano,Hiroshi Kamiya,KiramuneVoice actor idols like that also gained popularity.
Male idols who are prominently active on TVJohnny's,LDHOther than affiliated groupsJO1Is active mainly in variety showsBTSIncludingK-POP idol groupIs also gaining popularity.Also a member of AAAMitsuhiro Hidaka(SKY-HI) has a boy group excavation audition "THE FIRST"Kanagawa(TVK) is planning to hold an audition for the boy group "Bay School Boys" to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the station, and it is attracting attention.
On the other hand, since the 2010s, Johnny's popularity and influence have gradually declined due to the frequent scandals of his personalities and his reluctance to use the Internet media (SNS). 2020 was called a national idolstormHas stopped working, and the following yearV6The dissolution of parliament was announced.Not only Johnnys but also the idol industry is saturated and the situation is down.alsoYouTuberHowever, many scandals and problems have occurred, and the popularity of idols as before is gradually declining.
The current male idol isSixtons,Snow Man,DA PUMP,Naniwa Boy,King & Prince,JO1,CUBERS,The cause lies with me.,BALLISTIK BOYZ,VOYZ BOY,BE: FIRSTAnd so on.From the comedy worldEXITIs gaining popularity from the younger generation.
On the other hand, in 2021, the appearance and activities of male idols (including female idols) were regulated as a wind-conditioning movement for popular culture and art in general.Banned idol training programs as "vulgar and vulgar entertainment".
Major male idols
Singer debut year
- 1962 ...Kitajima Saburo
- 1964 ...Johnny's,Teruhiko Saigo
- 1965 ...The Spiders
- 1966 ...Yuzo Kayama
- 1967 ...The Tigers,The Tempters
- 1968 ...For Leaves, Solo after Johnny's dissolutionTeruhiko Aoi
- 1969 ...Eiji Nagata
Singer debut year
- 1970 ...Akira Nishiki,Masami Naka,Masaki Nomura,Shoji Ishibashi,Kenichi Sakuragi
- 1971 ...Goro NoguchiAfter the Tigers break up, soloKenji SawadaAfter the Spiders disbanded in soloMasaaki Sakai,Inoue Jun Et al.
- 1972 ...Hideki Saijo,Hiromi Go,Finger 5,Yukio Itami,Masaomi Kondo,Masaya Oki, After the dissolution of The Tempters in soloKenichi Hagiwara
- 1973 ...Michiru Castle
- 1974 ...Aizaki Shinya,Zuotobi,Arakawa Tsutomu,Eiji Hatta(Eiji Nagata renamed and made her debut)
- 1975 ...Yuma Kusagawa,Ryu Kano,Junichi Inoue,JOHNNYS' Junior Special,Toyokawa birthEt al.
- 1976 ...Yosuke OkawaEt al.
- 1977 ...hunter,Lazy,Kawasaki Mayo, Solo from Four LeavesAoyama Takashi
- 1978 ...Shibuya TeppeiEt al.
- 1979 ...Tomiyuki Kunihiro Et al.
Singer debut year
- 1980 ...Toshihiko Tahara,Masahiko Kondo,Hiroyuki Sanada
- 1981 ...Hiroyuki Okita,Takayuki Takemoto,Hikaru Ippei,Daijiro Tsutsumi,Yuuki Matsumura,Tokito Saburo,Hirooka Shun,Potato Kin Trio
- 1982 ...Shibugakitai,Junichi Nitta,Yasuaki Honda,Toru Watanabe
- 1983 ...Checkers,CCB,Shingo Kazami,THE GOOD-BYE(Nomura YoshioBand),Eagles ,Kaoru Yabuki
- 1984 ...Koji Yoshikawa,Issei Fuso Sepia,Yoichi Yamamoto,
- 1985 ...Boy corps,Shigeyuki Nakamura,Ken Ishiguro,Hironobu Nomura,Tsurumi Tsurumi
- 1986 ...Kimura Ichihachi,Hideyuki Nakayama,Takeyuki Yue
- 1987 ...Light genji,Yuji Oda,Nakamura Toru,Yoshiaki Takahashi,Sawako Kayo
- 1988 ...Male fighting group,CHA-CHA,Yousuke Eguchi
- 1989 ...Eisaku Yoshida
Singer debut year
- 1990 ...Ninja,Fukuyama Masaharu
- 1991 ...SMAP
- 1992 ...Otomatsu(SMAP alias),Katsuyama Shingo
- 1993 ...Katsunori Takahashi,Ryuji Harada,Naoki Hosaka
- 1994 ...TOKYO,Ishida Ichiari,Masataka Fujishige
- 1995 ...V6,Shinji Takeda(Debuted as a saxophone player),LAZY KNACK
- 1996 ...TMRevolution,Iceman,Monkey rock
- 1997 ...KinKi Kids,DA PUMP,Takashi Sorimachi,pool bit boys
- 1998 ...Bai Yuanchong, Solo from LAZY KNACKRED
- 1999 ...storm,Fujiki Naoto, The first generationJ Soul Brothers
Singer debut year
- 2000 ...Kiyoshi Hikawa
- 2001 ...EXILE,CHEMISTRY,w-inds.,Keisuke Yamauchi
- 2002 ...Tackey & Tsubasa,Oshio Manabu,RAG FAIR,Lead,Satoshi Matsuda, KinKi Kids soloDomoto Tsuyoshi
- 2003 ...NEWS,ORANGE RANGE,DAIGO
- 2004 ...Kanjani Eight,Hiroshi Tamaki
- 2005 ...Shuji and Akira (Tomohisa YamashitaとKamenashi Kazuya),Toraji Heidi,WaT,AAA,GRANRODEO(Kisho Taniyama),Nagai University,Folder5From soloDaichi Miura
- 2006 ...KAT-TUN, NEWS soloTomohisa Yamashita, A derived unit from NEWSTegomass, W-inds. soloKeita Tachibana
- 2007 ...Hey! Say! JUMP,Mamoru Miyano,Club Prince,Hotch Potchi,PureBoys, Solo from WaTWentz Eiji,Koike Teppei
- 2008 ...shame,Feeling of sadness,Yajima beauty salon,Ono Daisuke,Second generationJ Soul Brothers
- 2009 ...Shinsengumi Lian,Irino freedom,Hiroshi Kamiya
Singer debut year
- 2010 ...Third generation J Soul Brothers,Pure,Sata Andagi,50TA
- 2011 ...Kis-My-Ft2,Sexy Zone
- 2012 ...ABC-Z,GENERATIONS,Nakayama Yuma,Suzuki Fuku,BOYS AND MEN,Super Express,DISH //,Hayabusa
- 2013 ...PrizmaX, Hey! Say! JUMP soloRyosuke Yamada, A derivative unit of Kis-My-Ft2Dance festival
- 2014 ...Johnny's WEST,Break through,Da-iCE,SOLIDEMO, Solo from AAANissy
- 2015 ...Cherry blossom,MAG! C ☆ PRINCE,M! LK,RADIO FISH,X4,BOYS AND MEN research student
- 2017 ...Shogi Shibata,THE RAMPAGE,Festival nine.
- 2018 ...King & Prince,FANTASTICS,VOYZ BOY,
- 2019...CUBERS,The cause lies with me.,BALLISTIK BOYZ, Solo from KAT-TUNKamenashi Kazuya
Singer debut year
Female idol history
From the 1950s to the 1960sNikkatsuI was in youth moviesSayuri Yoshinaga,Hibari MisoraIt was a time whenChiemi Eri"Three daughters" andYukari Ito-Mie Nakao-Garden"Spark Three Girls",The PeanutWere active in their current idol-like position.
1970 eraSaid that there was a tendency to call mass-produced female talents a "cutie-chan singer" with some meaning of ridicule..Momoe Yamaguchi-Masako Mori-Junko Sakurada(Three trio in the flower),Saori Minami,Top and bottom truth,Rumiko Koyanagi,Yuki Okazaki,Megumi Asaoka,Miyoko Asada,Sakiko Ito,Agnes Chan,Hiromi Iwasaki,Hiromi Ota,Kinouchi Midori,Takada Mizue,Kumiko Ohba,Mako IshinoMany solo idol singers such as this are emerging. AlsoPink lady,CandiesDrove the late 1970's idol scene in a contrasting fashion.
1980 eraTo enter the,Seiko Matsuda-Kyoko Koizumi-Akina Nakamori-Momoko Kikuchi-Yu Hayami-Chiemi Hori-Hidemi Ishikawa-Matsumoto Iyo,Naoko Kawai,Yoshie KashiwaraTo young peoplePopsThe singer, who is mainly from, started to play an active part, and the name of "idol" got citizenship... As of 1980, Matsuda's record sales were the 4th place in the new section,new musicAlthough the power was dominant, Koizumi and Nakamori made their debut in 1982, and it was the golden age of female idols.
In the mid-1980s,Yukiko Okada,Honda Minako.,Yoko Oginome,Yoko Nagayama(Later turned to enka singer) is making his debut.Also,Hiroko Moriguchi,Miyuki Imori,Mami YamaseThey didn't make a big difference as a singer,Variety idolEstablished the genre as.However, Hiroko MoriguchiMobile Suit GundamHe has gained a certain reputation for his activities centered on the theme song of the series.
Also, it broke in the middleOnyanko ClubWas born from an audition in the Fuji TV evening program.Many members, mainly high school students, are enrolledEri Nitta,Sayuri Kokusei,Kawai Sonoko,Fukunaga Eri,Sanae Jonouchi,Minayo Watanabe,Marina Watanabe,Shizuka KudoHave made their solo debut.Ushiro Yubisasagumi,Back Hair Hikaretai,NyangilasThe flow of producing derivative units one after another became the idol culture after that (Ushiroyubi Sasa-gumi)Mamiko Takai,Yukiko IwaiShizuka Kudo of the hair-cutting corps is also active solo).
From the late 1980s,Miho Nakayama,Yoko Minamino,Asaka Yui,Sakai Noriko, Shizuka Kudo (from the Onyanko Club mentioned above) and others emerged, especially Miho Nakayama (parallel to the actress) and Shizuka Kudo were active until the mid-90s.AlsoKumiko Goto,Noriko Ogawa,Kaori Sakagami,Mai Kitajima,Miyazawa RieChild actors and models of teenagers mainly on TV and commercialsBeautiful girl boom Towed.As a duoWinkBecame a hot topic for his unique choreography and won the Record Award.
Although he made many debuts like this, only a few such as Matsuda, Nakamori, and Koizumi have been active as singers for a long time, and most of them have shifted to the talent business other than actresses and singers.
In the 1990s, the popularity of idols declined, and music programs were cut off one after another. In a situation called "idol winter era"Yumiko Takahashi,There is moon watching,Miyazawa Rie,Riho Makise(Called "3M") and others appeared, in the groupCoCo,ribbon,Tokyo Performance Doll,SUPER MONKEY'S,CC Girls,Mi-Ke,MelodyIdols such as are active.
In the mid-1990sTetsuya KomuroIs a solo idol singer produced byNamie Amuro,Tomomi KaharaAppeared and competed with each other,Yuki Uchida,Ayumi HamasakiRise is the rise. On the other hand, in group idolsSPEED,Morning Musume.Was a great success.
One of the characteristics of idols in the 1990s is that they often make their debut as singers even if they are actresses and models (Takahashi, Mizuki, Miyazawa, Makise, Uchida, Hirosue, etc.).
Apart from the aboveYumi Tanimura,Mariko Nagai,Chisato MoritakaA young female singer who wrote and composed herself while having an idol character also appeared and played an active part.Detail isGiRLPOPSee. Also,BeingFocusing on the systemZARD,MANISH-KIX-S-Every Little Thing-PAMELAH-Favorite BlueIt was also an era when female vocals, including groups, who could not fit in the conventional idol frame were active.
2005 ToAkimoto YasushiProducesAKB48Was formed, and in 2007, "Red and White Singing Contest]Nakagawa Shoko,Leah DizonWithAkiba idolI participated in the frame.2007 ToperfumeBroke and gained popularity from a musical perspective.
AKB48 GroupIt is,AKB48 TheaterOn the basis ofelection,Handshake meetingIntroduced such a system, from the latter half of the 2000s to the first half of the 2010s in TokyoNagoya-Osaka-FukuokaIt succeeded in a unique way of creating an idol group of bases and connecting it nationwide.
2010 eraWhen entering, "the number of talents who claim to be idols is the largest in Japanese entertainment history" The situation has come to be called "Idol Warring States Period".Sony musicByAkimoto YasushiProduceNogizaka46,Keyakizaka46 (later renamed Sakurazaka46),Hinatazaka46The break of the Sakamichi Series,Stardust promotionBelongingMomoiro Clover ZFirst female group inNational StadiumLive, Hello! From the projectSmileage (later renamed Angerme),Juice = Juice,Country girls,Fist factory,Tsubaki Factory,BEYOOOOONDSMany groups played an active part one after another, such as maintaining stable popularity.EXILEBelongs toLDHDebuted fromE-girls(There are no idols and they are often classified as dance & vocal groups)perfumeWas successfulAmuseWas formed under the theme of "fusion of idol and metal"BABYMETALAnd so on, and KARA and K-POPGirlhoodBecame popular in Japan.
A large-scale female idol festival that started in 2010TOKYO IDOL FESTIVALThe scale of (TIF) is such that more than 200 performers participate... Furthermore,Niigata OfNegicco,Miyagi OfDorothy Little Happy,Atago OfHimekyun fruit can,Fukuoka OfLinQSuch,Local idolLocal idols called "Roccodol" debut one after another nationwide.. Some of FukuokaRev. from DVLBelonged toKanna HashimotoThere are also cases in which the popularity of the nationwide is gained individually as shown in. Masao Kaneko, Representative of Japan Local Idol Activity Association According to the report, the idols of 500 prefectures nationwide, excluding 46 idols based in Tokyo,2017 May 6Currently there are 942 pairs .
New in the late 2010sDempagumi.inc,BiSHHowever, the number of mass-produced idols who cannot get out of the conventional concept is increasing, and most of them follow the activity method of minor idols such as small-scale live performances and so-called contact events such as handshake events. It is a difficult situation to appeal to the general public.In the form of filling the vacant seats of talented idolsTWICEIncludingK-POP idol groupThere is also a view that is expanding into Japan and meeting demand.furtherAKB48 Groupと South Korea OfCJ ENMJapan-Korea joint idol group byIZ * ONEToSakura Miyawaki(at that timeHKT48) Etc. also participated.
2020 It is,New coronavirus (COVID-19) Has made it difficult for idols to perform live performances and sell merchandise, which is a source of income, which is a major obstacle.This problem is related not only to idols but also to the entertainment world as a whole, but idols who have made a profit at handshake events are particularly hit.Slope series,perfume,AKB48 Group,Hello! Project,STARDUST PLANETExcept for the already popular groups such as, the activities of idols can hardly be seen on TV.From Nizi Project, a joint girl group project by Sony Music in Japan and JYP Entertainment in South KoreaNiziUDebuted on December 2020, 12 and gained popularity.
In recent years, female idols used to graduate from groups by their early twenties, but more and more female idols graduate in their late twenties, and the lifespan of female idols is increasing.Like male idols, female idols are saturated andKenshi YONEZU,Aimyon,Official Bearded Man dismDue to the rise and popularity of such artists, the situation has been declining.
Western music idol
In the 50sAnnette,Bobby Rydell,Fabian,Connie FrancisBut again in the 60sMonkeys,Sylvie VartanEt al.French popsIdol, ItalianGigliola Cinquetti,Bobby soloBecame popular.In the actorJohn Moulder Brown,Leonard Whiting,Ray lovelock(Ray Lovelock),Bjorn AndresenAre becoming popular in Japan as well.Leif Garrett,Mark Hamill,Mark Lester,Jan Michael Vincent,Jack wildPopular actors such as were also popular among Western and Japanese teenagers.They were featured on the covers and gravure of teen magazines as idols.
One of the characteristics of many teenage idols is that when fans (and in some cases the musicians themselves) grow up, they also tend to dislike the music they've listened to in the past, which may not be heard much by adults. ..Bubblegum pop teen idol performers include David and Sean's Cassidy brothers, Leif Garrett.The Osmond Brothers(EspeciallyDonny OsmondAnd Marie Osmond), Tony DeFranco and The DeFranco Family.Afro-American idol group,Jackson 5とMichael jackson,Bee GeesThe youngest brother of the Gibb brothersAndy GibbMade a series of big hits with disco sound.Furthermore, in Japan in the late 70s, a British idol group,Bay City RollersBecame very popular. Popular in Britain, America and Japan in the early 80'sDuran DuranAnd so onNew RomanticAs, it was put on the market with an emphasis on visuals.A Western band that became popular only in Japan also appeared, and a British bandGI orangeWas successful.Bon JoviWas initially sold as an idol, Gained high popularity in Europe and America in the latter half of the 80s,Hard Rock/Heavy metalIt became the center of the boom.
- Bobby Rydell
- Connie Francis
- Bobby Sherman
- David Cassidy
- Partridge Family
- The nolans
- Jackson 5
- The Osmonds
- Bay City Rollers
- Olivia Newton John
- Cheap trick
- Michael jackson
- マ ド ン ナ
- Strawberry Switchblade
- Duran Duran
- New edition
- New Kids on the Block
- Kylie Minogue
- Debbie Gibson
- Alyssa Milano
- Take that
- Spice Girls
- Backstreet boys
- Britney Spears
- Me and my
- Ricky Martin
- In sync
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