RE:BIRTH (Formally known as:Starlight Girls) is an all-girl Japanese pop idol group, under Hello! Project. They were formed in 2014.
On June 25, 2017, the unit was moved to Hello! Project Fantasy Artist District, as well as revamped with a new name and members. With the name rebirth, their image is now a girl-crush concept with members only being added if they are 16+ years of age only.
2014 - Present
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Blood Type||Gen||Joined||Member Color||Notes||Group Positions|
|December 11, 1996||Tokyo|
|O||1st||January 22, 2014||Green||Leader (2017-Present)||Visual, Vocal|
|February 23, 1996||Chiba|
|A||2nd||June 25, 2017||Emerald Green||Main Dancer, Main Rapper|
|May 31, 1996||Tokyo|
|O||Yellow||Lead Dancer, Vocal|
|January 21, 1997||Hokkaido|
|B||Peach||SM Entertainment Trainee (2011-2018)||Main Vocal|
|Choi Gowon |
|May 25, 1997||Seoul|
|A||Lavender||FNC Entertainment Trainee (2014-2018)||Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper|
|February 28, 1998||Tokyo||O||Royal Blue||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2017)||Lead Rapper, Vocal, Visual|
|August 8, 1998||Seoul|
|O||Light Pink||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2016-2017)||Vocal|
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Gen||Joined||Left||Total Time||Member Color||Notes||Group Positions|
|September 2, 1993||Kumamoto|
|1st||January 22, 2014||March 5, 2018||4 Years, 1 Month, 11 Days||Hot Pink||Lead Vocal|
|December 21, 1995||Kyoto|
|Light Red||Lead Rapper, Sub-Vocal|
|October 4, 1999||California|
|June 25, 2017||3 Years, 5 Months, 3 Days||Light Pink||Former Leader (2014-2017)||Lead Vocal|
|October 11, 2000||Tokyo|
|Violet||Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocal|
|October 14, 2000||Kanagawa|
|April 7, 2018||4 Years, 2 Months, 16 Days||Purple||Lead Vocal|
On January 10, Starlight Girls was announced
On January 20, was the day of the 1st generation auditions, and 4,000 girls auditioned.
On January 21, there were 100 girls left for the final round.
On January 22, the results were in, and the 1st generation members are, Takamori Ayami, Matsumoto Rika, Asumi Hikari, Miller Michi, Komatsu Haruka Komatsu and Saito Minami.
On June 25, 2017, it was announced that the group moved to Hello! Project Fantasy Artist District. They also had a member color change and got 6 members making the line up it a 10 member line up. Along with the new changes, two 1st generation members left the group. Two of the members, Sano Kiyoko and Choi Gowon had both auditioned for Fantasy Kenshuusei but were offered to join RE:BIRTH instead.
|Name||Former Color||New Color|
|Takamori Ayami||Crimson||Hot Pink|
|Matsumoto Rika||Gold||Light Red|
|Asumi Hikari||Sky Blue||Green|
|Komatsu Haruka||Light Green||Purple|
Along with the new change, a new leader and sub-leader were chosen.
On March 5, Takamori Ayami and Matsumoto Rika graduated from the group.
On April 7, it was announced that Komatsu Haruka was removed from the group and the company. The reason was due to Komatsu not complaing with company policy and due to innapropriate behaviours.
|#||Released||Single||Sales||Oricon Rank||Certifications||Album||Song Center|
|As "Starlight Girls"|
|1||April 2, 2014||Benkyo no Kisetsu|
(勉強の季節: Study Season)
|2||September 20, 2014||Spell Caster||16,387||-||7||N/A||N/A||Miller|
|3||January 12, 2015||Jean Dress||12,287||-||8||N/A||N/A||Miller|
|4||May 5, 2015||Yoku Nemuru|
(よく眠る: Sleep Well)
|5||December 23, 2015||Tamashi|
|6||June 4, 2016||10 No Uchi 10 / Ai no Ressha|
(10のうち10 / 愛の列車: 10 out of 10 / Train of Love)
|29,858||-||6||N/A||N/A||Minami / Haruka|
|7||October 11, 2017||Kyo Watashi o Aishi, Ashita Watashi o Aisuru / Puzzle Pieces |
(今日私を愛し、明日私を愛する: Love Me Today and Love Me Tomorrow)
|31,375||12,852||5||N/A||N/A||Haruka / Kiyoko|
|8||March 5, 2018||Love Me More Tomorrow||29,357||18,245||4||N/A||N/A||Toyoko|
|9||July 2, 2018||Lady Wolf||44,451||19,551||4||N/A||TBA||Kiyoko|
Member Time Line
|Date||Members||Line Up||Average Age||Singles||Albums|
|January 22, 2014||The group is formed, founding members are: Takamori Ayami, Matsumoto Rika, Asami Hikari, Miller Michi, Saito Minami and Komatsu Haruka join the group as 1st generation members.||6||Benkyo no Kisetsu, Spell Caster, Jean Dress, Yoku Nemuru, Tamashi, 10 No Uchi 10 / Ai no Ressha||N/A|
|June 25, 2017||Miller Mich and Saito Minami left the group||4||N/A||N/A|
|June 25, 2017||Motozawa Kina, Sasayama Koume, Sano Kiyoko, Choi Gowon Imai Toyoko and Park Sohee join the group as 2nd generation members.||10||Kyo Watashi o Aishi, Ashita Watashi o Aisuru / Puzzle Pieces, Love Me More Tomorrow||N/A|
|March 5, 2018||Takamori Ayami and Matsumoto Rika graduated from the group||8||N/A||N/A|
|April 7, 2018||Komatsu Haruka left the group||7||20.57 -> TBA||Lady Wolf||TBA|