Golden☆Star (ゴールデン ☆ 星) is a Hello! Project group formed in 2013.
First Generation (2013)
Second Generation (2016)
- Fukusaku Masami (深作正美; Purple) Former leader; Graduated January 1, 2016
- Ota Yuuka (太田優香; Blue) Left due to poor health, May 5, 2016
Febuary 2, Akami announced the formation of Golden ☆ Star. She said that she and Tsunku talked about it and decided to form the group. The group will start off with doing singles for the anime Watashi no Vampire, but after the anime is officially over, they will start to do their own music. Tsunku chose three girls to form the group: Fukusaku Masami, Asari Kyori, and Hatoyama Natsuko. Golden ☆ Star will make their major debut in May 2013, with the single VAMPIRE♡.
On October 3, Fukusaku Masami announced her graduation from the group in order to pursue pother things. She would graduate from the group and UP FRONT as a whole on January 1, 2016.
On December 29, the second generation was added to the group.
On January 1, Fukusaku graduated from the group, and passed leadership down to Asari Kyori. Hatoyama Natsuko was made sub-leader.
May 6, it was announced that second generation member Ota Yuuka had suddenly left the group due to many physical health issues.
- [2013.05.18] VAMPIRE♡
- [2013.08.03] iMPACT!
- [2013.11.26] Power UP / Watashi no Memory
- [2014.03.10] COUNT ON ME!
- [2014.07.15] Wao Wao SUMMER! / Fire in the Night / JUST FOR ME, JUST FOR YOU
- [2014.11.06] DON'T STOP MY BEAT / Steps / Midnight Trail
- [2015.07.27] LOVER BOY / BACKSPACE
- [2015.12.01] White Japan / Our Song / Lovely!
- [2016.06.23] INFINITE / Puzzle Piece / GOLDEN STRIKER
- [2016.08.30] Tell Him! / Kimi wa Golden Melody / Heartbeat, Heartbreak
- [2017.03.30] Pow! Idol Effective
- [2017.09.07] Crusading Spirit / Five Second Admission
- [2013.12.13] Vampire #1
- [2014.11.30] 2 SPARKLING SUMMER
- [2015.12.23] White Angel: The Third
- None of the members were associated with UP FRONT PROMOTION before joining.
- Most of their songs have English titles, in order to give the group a "exotic" vibe.