Pop, J-pop, M-pop, K-pop
2015 - present
Rue Jackson, Luke Yamaguchi
Tempest is a Japanese boy band under Hello! Project Fantasy. It was made on May 28, 2015. They are the little brothers to boy group A.L.C.H.E.M.I.S.T, because of this, one of their members, will be a co-current member for them. All the members are former Fantasy Kenshuusei. On August 1st they have all officially graduated from the program.
Instead of being referred to as Generations, they are referred to as Chapters
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Blood Type||Chapter||Joined||Member Color||Notes||Group Positions|
|Jang Taeyoon |
|March 18, 1997||Incheon |
|A||1st||May 28, 2015||Deep Blue||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2014-2015)||Admiral (2015-Present), Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub-Vocal, Composer, Lyricist|
|Mason Grace |
|March 28, 1999||Ontario |
|AB||Sea Blue||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015)||Sub-Admiral (2016-Present), Main Vocal, Visual, Lyricist|
|Satoshi Riku |
|April 3, 1999||Osaka |
|O||Sun Yellow||Graduating December 31, 2017 |
Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015)
|Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer|
|Oharu Nagisa |
|May 2, 1999||Hokkaido |
|Pure Pink||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015)||Main Vocal, Lead Dancer, Ace|
|Nakanishi Kiru |
|December 1, 2000||Aichi |
|Mandarin Orange||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015)||Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocal|
|Wang Zuri |
|December 2, 2000||Hong Kong |
|AB||Jade Green||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2014-2015)||Main Dancer, Sub-Vocal, Center|
|Xiu Lin |
|April 13, 1999||B||2nd||July 2, 2016||Rose Red||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2016)||Main Dancer, Sub-Vocal|
|Uchimura Naoko |
|November 24, 1999||Chiba |
|A||Pure Lavander||Fantasy Rookies (2013-2016)||Lead Vocal, Lead Rapper|
|Shinji Katoya |
|January 30, 2000||Okinawa |
|Emerald Green||Fantasy Rookies (2013-2016)||Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer, Center|
|Yamamoto Matthew |
|April 2, 2001||Osaka |
|B||Sleek Silver||Fantasy Rookies (2014-2016)||Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocal, Face of the Group|
|Lee Junghyung |
|November 12, 2000||Seoul |
|O||3rd||October 24, 2016||Light Purple||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2016)||Main Rapper, Lead Vocal|
|Naito Kojiro |
|November 2, 2001||Fukuoka |
|A||Sunset Orange||Fantasy Rookies (2016)||Main Dancer, Sub-Vocal|
|May 10, 2002||North Jeolla|
|4th||June 15, 2017||Golden Yellow||Fantasy Rookies (2016-2017)||Main Vocal, Lead Rapper, Visual|
- Choi Junghee (최 정희: Royal Purple) Graduated February 15, 2016 - (8 Months, 18 Days), Co-Current Member: 2015.05.28-2016.02.15
- Hiraga Sadatake (平賀 今のへ: Vivid Red) Graduated July 2, 2016 - (1 Year, 1 Month, 4 Days)
On May 28th, the group was formed with Choi Junghee, Jang Taeyoon, Mason Grace, Satoshi Riku, Oharu Nagise, Hiraga Sadatake, Nakanishi Kiru, and Wang Zuri. They will release their indie single sometime in June. with Junghee being their co-current member.
On July 1st, it was revealed that after their last indie single in August they will be having a major debut.
It was revealed that all the members that are part of the Kenshuusei will graduate from the program on August 1st, and will release their last indie single on August 12th.
On February 10, it was announced that Hiraga Sadatake will graduate from the group and Hello! Project Fantasy on July 2nd, to focus on his studies to become a doctor, after his graduation, he will be going on hiatus until he finishes his schooling. On February 15, Choi Junghee also went into early mandatory service back in South Korea. This caused Junghee to have left the group.
On March 12, it was announced that Tempest will be adding 4 members on July 2 to help the members get over the loss of the recent members that left.
On July 2, Hiraga Sadatake graduated from the group and Jang Taeyoon appointed Mason Grace Sub-Admiral of the group. On July 2, Fantasy Rookies Shinji Katoya, Uchimura Naoko, and Yamamoto Matthew, and Fantasy Kenshuusei member Xiu Lin were added as the second chapter.
On October 24, it was announced that Mason Grace will be going on a hiatus to practice for his University Exams. It will conclude on April 2, 2017. On October 25, they added two members as members of the third chapter.
On November 1, it was announced that the group will be on a temporary hiatus due to not having all the members being able to perform for 2017. As such, all the remaining members will be split into two sub-units, Tempest Junior and Tempest Flow. Both sub-units will debut on January 1, 2017.
On January 12, it was announced that when Mason Grace comes back to the group they will rush into preparations for a new single. With him coming back in April the single is rumoured to be in June/July.
On May 1, it was announced that Satoshi Riku will graduate from the group on December 31, 2017. He decided to graduate in order to focus on his future plans of getting a steady job when he is older.
On June 15, a new member was announced, Fantasy Rookies Oh Jeahwa was announced as the sole 4th chapter member. He was picked selectively through a secret audition in which Satoshi Riku picked him as a new member.
On September 26, it was announced that the group will be holding 5th Generation auditions starting in January. The audition will only be for male trainees that are in either SECRET Trainees Group, Fantasy Kenshuusei, Fantasy Rookies or from Fantasy Mini. The name of the audition is Tempest The First Audition ~2018: 5th Generation~, more information will be released on a later date.
|1||June 21, 2015||Tokei O Aishimasu / 6-Way Heart |
(時計を愛します / 6-Way Heart: Love Clock / 6-Way Heart)
|2||August 12, 2015||Crazy Night / Watashitachiha Arashidesu |
(Crazy Night / 私たちは嵐です: Crazy Night / We're a Storm)
|1||October 12, 2015||Yoi Yume O / Watashitachi No Saisho No Kisu / TEMPEST EVOLUTION |
(良い夢を / 私たちの最初のキス: Sweet Dreams / Our first kiss)
|2||March 22, 2016||Everyday / Saigo no Suteppu |
(最後のステップ: Last Steps)
|3||May 9, 2016||On and On / THE STANDSTILL / Ai Manor||31,288||9,328||5||N/A|
|4||September 21, 2016||Hotondo ga Tora Rete Inai Seikatsu no naka de Pasu |
(ほとんどが取られていない生活の中でパス: The path in life that is not taken by most)
|5||May 29, 2017||Candy Girls / Bomber Jacket||100,119||19,373||1||RIAJ: Gold||Second Sense|
|6||November 6, 2017||Ikiru no ga Muzukashi / Riku Riku Riku LOVE / Torikaka~Tsu |
(生きるのが難しい / 通りかかっ: Hard To Live / Passing By)
|1||November 2, 2016||1st Storm||22,687||3,009||8||N/A|
|2||November 27, 2017||Second Sense||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|1||April 24, 2017||Tempest Season ~All Singles Collection~||12,587||1,379||21||N/A|
- Mentor To 1st Chapter Members
- Choi Junghee -> Mentor to all 1st Chapter Members
- Mentor To 2nd Chapter Members
- Jang Taeyoon -> Mentor to Xiu Lin
- Mason Grace -> Mentor to Uchimura Naoko
- Oharu Nagisa -> Mentor to Shinji Katoya
- Wang Zuri -> Mentor to Yamamoto Matthew
- Mentor To 3rd Chapter Members
- Mason Grace -> Mentor to Lee Junghyung
- Nakanishi Kiru -> Mentor to Naito Kojiro
- Mentor To 4th Chapter Members
- Satoshi Riku -> Mentor to Oh Jaehwa
- 1st Gen Events
- [2016.05.28] 1ki First Birthday Anniversary Event ~Last Chance!~
- [2017.05.28] 1ki Second Birthday Anniversary Event ~Run with Us~
- 2nd Gen Events
- [2017.07.02] 2ki First Birthday Anniversary Event ~1 Whole Year~
- 3rd Gen Events
- [2017.10.24] 3ki First Birthday Anniversary Event ~Junghyung and Kojiro~
- [2017.09.09 - 2017.12.31] Tempest Concert Tour 2017 Aki ~1st Storm~ SATOSHI RIKU Sotsugyou Special
One Day Concerts
- [2016.07.02] Tempest ~Hiraga Sadatake~ Graduation Event
Total Sales Count
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