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W.I.S.H

Origin

Japan

Genre

M-Pop, J-pop, K-pop

Years Active

2015 - present

Label

Up-Front Works

Agency

UP-FRONT PROMOTION

Associated Acts

Fantasy Kenshuusei, Hello Pro Idol

W.I.S.H (Stands for: With Independence Success Happens) is a group featuring several girls all under Hello! Project Fantasy and are trainee's under Fantasy Kenshuusei. As this is not a trainee unit, they will not be realsing singles at any time until the final line-up is confirmed. On September 1st, 2015 after many line up changes, the final lined up was confirmed and all the members graduated from the training program.

Members

Current Members

Name Birthdate Birthplace Blood Type Gem Color Group Role Other Info
Tanaka Risa
(田中 りさ)
November 1, 1996 (1996-11-01) (age 21) Tokyo
(Japan)
Emerald Sub-Boss (2015-Present),
Kenjiro Ayumi
(健次郎 あゆみ)
December 18, 1996 (1996-12-18) (age 21) Fukuoka
(Japan)
Amethyst
Kinoshita Ami
(木下 アミ)
February 2, 1997 (1997-02-02) (age 21) Miyagi
(Japan)
Yellow Diamond
Akane Ruka
(あかね ルカ)
July 20, 1997 (1997-07-20) (age 20) Aichi
(Japan)
Alexandrite
Shima Asami
(志摩 麻美)
January 3, 1998 (1998-01-03) (age 20) Kanagawa
(Japan)
Jasper
Oshiro Maya
(大城マヤ)
December 22, 1998 (1998-12-22) (age 19) Hokkaido
(Japan)
Sapphire
Takanoriko Megumi
(孝典 めぐみ)
December 30, 1998 (1998-12-30) (age 19) Osaka
(Japan)
Aquamarine
Tatsuki Eiko
(たつき栄子)
July 18, 1999 (1999-07-18) (age 18) Tokyo
(Japan)
Green Diamond
Cha Seoyoung
(차 서영)
September 12, 1999 (1999-09-12) (age 18) Seoul
(South Korea)
Star Ruby Boss (2015-Present),
Lin Xiaojing
(林 晓静)
September 25, 1999 (1999-09-25) (age 18) Hong Kong
(China)
Lapis Lazuli
Ikuta Yuuna
(生田 由奈)
March 30, 2000 (2000-03-30) (age 18) Aichi
(Japan)
Jade
Ito Mizuki
(伊藤 水木)
April 21, 2001 (2001-04-21) (age 17) Miyagi
(Japan)
Rose Quartz
Nakana Riko
(那珂ナ 理子)
May 1, 2001 (2001-05-01) (age 17) Mie
(Japan)
Moonstone

Former Members

Testing Line-Ups

All the members in this line up givin until the 14th of May to decided if they want to continue in the unit.

  • Yamamoto Kira (山本 キラ) (B: 1993.02.13)
  • Tojo Eli (東条 イーライ) (B: 1997.01.19)
  • Choi Yoona (최 윤아) (B: 1997.05.28)
  • Makino Maimi (牧野 マイマイル) (B: 1998.08.08)
  • Kishimoto Yuki (岸本 ユキ) (B: 1999.04.28)
  • Cha Seoyoung (차 서영) (B: 1999.09.12)
  • Yazawa Makoto (矢沢 誠) (B: 2000.10.13)
  • Tanimoto Haruna (谷本 春菜) (B 2000.11.14)

6 members were added into this round while Kira, Eli, Yoona and Haruna left. All the members will be given until the end of May to decided if they want to stay in the unit.

  • Tanaka Risa (田中 りさ) (B: 1996.11.01), (added this round)
  • Makino Maimi (牧野 マイマイル) (B: 1998.08.08)
  • Oshiro Maya (大城マヤ) (B: 1998.12.22), (added this round)
  • Kishimoto Yuki (岸本 ユキ) (B: 1999.04.28)
  • Tatsuki Eiko (たつき栄子) (B: 1999.07.18), (added this round)
  • Cha Seoyoung (차 서영) (B: 1999.09.12)
  • Hayashida Irona (林田 エリナ) (B: 1999.10.19), (added this round)
  • Yazawa Makoto (矢沢 誠) (B: 2000.10.13)
  • Ito Mizuki (伊藤 水木) (B: 2001.04.21), (Added this round)
  • Nakana Riko (那珂ナ 理子) (B: 2001.05.01), (added this round)

Maimi, Yuki, and left, while Ruka and Ami joined in this round, they will be givin test samples of their debut single, and will start learning the dance, all the members are given until the end of June to decided if they want to stay in the unit.

  • Tanaka Risa (田中 りさ) (B: 1996.11.01)
  • Kinoshita Ami (木下 アミ) (B: 1997.02.02), (Added this round)
  • Akane Ruka (あかね ルカ) (B: 1997.07.20), (Added this round)
  • Oshiro Maya (大城マヤ) (B: 1998.12.22)
  • Tatsuki Eiko (たつき栄子) (B: 1999.07.18)
  • Cha Seoyoung (차 서영) (B: 1999.09.12)
  • Hayashida Irona (林田 エリナ) (B: 1999.10.19)
  • Yazawa Makoto (矢沢 誠) (B: 2000.10.13)
  • Ito Mizuki (伊藤 水木) (B: 2001.04.21)
  • Nakana Riko (那珂ナ 理子) (B: 2001.05.01)

Makoto left while 7 others joined this round, they will be doing practice versions of their debut single, all the members are gebin until September to decided if they want to stay in the group.

  • Tanaka Risa (田中 りさ) (B: 1996.11.01)
  • Kenjiro Ayumi (健次郎 あゆみ) (B: 1996.12.18), (Added this round)
  • Minamaguchi Hirano (ミナ北口 平野) (1997.01.05), (Added this round)
  • Kinoshita Ami (木下 アミ) (B: 1997.02.02)
  • Akane Ruka (あかね ルカ) (B: 1997.07.20)
  • Shima Asami (志摩 麻美) (B: 1998.01.03), (Added this round)
  • Oshiro Maya (大城マヤ) (B: 1998.12.22)
  • Takanoriko Megumi (孝典 めぐみ) (B: 1998.12.30), (Added this round)
  • Tatsuki Eiko (たつき栄子) (B: 1999.07.18)
  • Cha Seoyoung (차 서영) (B: 1999.09.12)
  • Lin Xiaojing (林 晓静) (B: 1999.09.25), (Added this round)
  • Hayashida Irona (林田 エリナ) (B: 1999.10.19)
  • Ikuta Yuuna (生田 由奈) (B: 2000.03.30), (Added this round)
  • Ito Mizuki (伊藤 水木) (B: 2001.04.21)
  • Nakana Riko (那珂ナ 理子) (B: 2001.05.01)

History

2015

On May 10, the group's formation was announced. When the group was announced, it was made very clear that they would be testing new line ups, adding members and taking out members, until a final line up was chosen.  Beacuase of this, and that fact that the group didn't start as an indies unit, they did not release any singles. 

On September 1, the final line-up, their gem colors, and the leading members were released to the public. Their first single, titled "15 Wishes / Jemubuke / Nijinokanatani" was announced, as well as all of the members being released from their individual training programs (Fantasy Kenshuusei and Hello Pro Idol).

On December 15, they released their debut single "15 Wishes / Jemubuke / Nijinokanatani", it ranked at #2, and sold a total of 61,577 copies.

2016

On January 15, it was announced that Minamaguchi Hirano and Hayashida Irona have both left the group due to untold reasons, and have stopped activies in the group and left the group and Hello! Project Fantasy.

On March 1, they released their 2nd single "Starling / Breezing By The Night / Rabugemu", it ranked at #2 and sold a total of 119,387 copies. On March 19, they will be having a fan event titled 200 Days with W.I.S.H to celebrate being in the group for over 200 days. On that same event the group revealed that they will be releasing their debut mini album 200 Wishes ~Spending My Days With You~ on May 11. And the groups 3rd single which will also be released on May 24.

On June 15, it was announced that during MV filming Ikuta Yuuna sprained her ankle and will be on a hiatus until she fully heals. Because of this only her voice will be heard in singles until she comes back.

2017

On July 1, on the first day of their summer concert, they announced several things.

  • A South Korean Concert set for September.
  • A Thailand Concert set for October.
  • Their newest tour set for 2018 starting in January.
  • A Nippon Budokan concert set for September 2, 2017.

On October 27, it was announced that the group will have a year end concert in December. It will be a requiring event that the group hopes to continue.

2018

On January 11, the members blogged that they are currently in the final stage for their upcoming 10th single. More information will be revealed sometime in in January

On January 14, the group announced their next single, along with a completion album.

On January 21, on the first day of their 2018 winter tour, Leader Cha Seoyoung announced that on August 3, they will be holding a Tokyo Dome Concert in celebration of thier first ever number one, as well as a concert in China in May.. The also announced during the encore of their tour that if their next single gets number 1 on the Oricon charts, they will be having a dome tour. Hello! Project Fantay's CEO later on confirmed this statement.

On March 18, the group announced their 11th single.

On April 16, the group announced that they will be releasing a new set of singles under the title being called W.I.S.H Box. Each single under W.I.S.H Box will feature different members as a chance to help each member grow in talent. It will start in early August.

On April 19, the group recieved their first CF deal. The CF will be for NYX Makeup, and the groups CF will be airing from late April to late October. The members will be promoting a new brand of lipstick that is represented by their member colors and singles.

Discography

Studio Albums

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications
Physical Digital
1 November 30, 2016 1st Wish 65,397 32,587 2 N/A
2 December 11, 2017 The Second Wish 109,275 81,221 1 RIAJ: Gold

Mini Albums

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications
Physical Digital
1 May 11, 2016 200 Wishes ~Spending My Days With You~ 32,588 12,009 5 N/A
2 December 7, 2016 1st Wish Mini Expansion 42,297 23,331 3 N/A
3 May 30, 2017 The Cluster 63,222 49,260 3 N/A
4 July 9, 2018 Flower Crown TBA TBA TBA TBA
5 October 15, 2018 Perfect Day TBA TBA TBA TBA

Completion Album

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications
Physical Digital
1 April 30, 2018 Complete Sin Series 78,175 55,109 2 N/A

Concert-Exclusive Albums

# Released Album Sales Oricon Rank Certifications
Physical Digital
1 September 3, 2017 W.I.S.Hing In Nippon Budokan ~2 Years W.I.S.Hing~ Set List N/A 12,296 11 N/A
2 September 23, 2017 W.I.S.Hing In Seoul ~SEOUL SENSATION~ Set List N/A 16,399 9 N/A
3 October 28, 2017 W.I.S.Hing In Thailand ~WELCOME TO THAILAND~ Set List N/A 14,297 10 N/A
4 December 31, 2017 W.I.S.Hing In Nippon Budokan ~2017-2018 TBA 21,461 6 N/A

Singles

# Released Single Sales Oricon Rank Certifications Album Song Center
Physical Digital
1 December 15, 2015 15 Wishes / Jemubuke / Nijinokanatani
(ジェムブーケ / 虹の彼方に: Gem Bouquet / Over the Rainbow)
100,981 22,244 3 RIAJ: Gold 200 Wishes ~Spending My Days With You~ Seoyoung / Risa / Riko
2 March 1, 2016 Starling / Breezing By The Night / Rabugemu
(ラブゲーム: Love Game)
119,235 53,570 2 RIAJ: Gold Eiko / Mizuki / Megumi
3 May 24, 2016 Rough & WILD / 200 Years ~Love You for Eternity~ / Loveless Arrow 101,587 52,330 2 RIAJ: Gold 1st Wish Ayumi / Ruka / Yuuna
4 August 3, 2016 Lust "Sin Series Part 1" / Mistakes of Love / Forever Changed 100,242 62,688 1 RIAJ: Gold Risa / Maya / Ami
5 November 1, 2016 Envy "Sin Series Part 2" / Selfish Selfish / All Mine 120,881 32,487 1 RIAJ: Gold Eiko / Asami / Riko
6 March 14, 2017 Gluttony "Sin Series Part 3" / Candy Jelly Beans / Buffet 114,789 83,587 1 RIAJ: Gold The Cluster Seoyoung / Xiaojing / Mizuki
7 May 23, 2017 Pride "Sin Series Part 4" / I'm Good, I'm Hot, I'm Fresh, I'm Fly! "Updated" / 2 Years W.I.S.Hing 113,093 68,577 1 RIAJ: Gold Ayumi / Yuuna / Megumi
8 September 11, 2017 Greed "Sin Series Part 5" / Green-Eyed Monster / The Café That I Got Greedy In 115,687 74,209 1 RIAJ: Gold The Second Wish Ami / Yuuna / Risa
9 December 11, 2017 Warth "Sin Series Part 6" / Boxing Glove / Anger In Misspalced Love 118,287 84,266 1 RIAJ: Gold Maya / Ruka / Asami
10 April 23, 2018 Sloth "Sin Series Part 7" / Goodnight / Final Ring 259,188 109,274 1 RIAJ: Platinum Complete Sin Series Mizuki / Seoyoung / Megumi
11 July 2, 2018 Endless Hope / Anata To Issho Ni! / My One True Place
(あなたと一緒に: Be with you!)
TBA TBA TBA TBA Flower Crown Eiko / Xiaojing / Maya
12 October 3, 2019 Jiko Ai / Everyday Anyday / Seichoshita Josei
(自己愛 / 成長した女性: Self Love / Grown Woman)
TBA TBA TBA TBA Perfect Day Yuuna / Megumi / Ami

Original Songs

  • [2016.04.03] I'm Good, I'm Hot, I'm Fresh, I'm Fly
  • [2016.04.22] Meow
  • [2017.01.21] Beautiful
  • [2018.05.06] GOOD LUCK BOY - (Lin Xiaojing solo)
  • [2018.05.06] Spotlight
  • [2018.05.06] Baby Just Like That

Concerts

Headlining Tours

  1. [2016.02.15 - 2016.02.28] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2016 Fuyu ~Start Up!~
  2. [2016.07.01 - 2016.08.28] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2016 Natsu ~Sky Tower~
  3. [2017.01.21 - 2017.03.04] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2017 Fuyu ~Diamond Cut~
  4. [2017.07.01 - 2017.09.02] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2017 Natsu ~Uppercut~
  5. [2018.01.21 - 2018.03.31] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2018 Fuyu ~The Seven Sins~
  6. [2018.08.25 - 2018.09.30] W.I.S.H Concert Tour 2018 Natsu ~Grand Wish~

One-Time Concerts

  1. [2017.09.03] W.I.S.Hing at Nippon Budokan ~2 Years W.I.S.Hing~
  2. [2017.12.31] W.I.S.Hing at Nippon Budokan ~2017 to 2018~
  3. [2018.08.03] W.I.S.Hing at Tokyo Dome ~The Celebration To Remember~

Overseas Concerts

  1. [2017.09.23] W.I.S.Hing In Seoul ~SEOUL SENSATION~
  2. [2017.10.28] W.I.S.Hing in Thailand ~WELCOME TO THAILAND~
  3. [2018.05.06] W.I.S.Hing in Shanghai ~Xièxiè Xīwàng~

Anniversary Concerts

  1. [2016.09.01] W.I.S.H 1st Anniversary Live! ~LIVE UP~
  2. [2017.09.01] W.I.S.H 2nd Anniversary Live! ~TIMELESS BEAUTY~
  3. [2018.09.01] W.I.S.H 3rd Anniversary Live! ~3rd Step~

W.I.S.H Eras

Each single that W.I.S.H releases are under a certain Era of the groups length in time.

  1. [2015.12.15 - 2016.06.01] Debut Era ~15 Wishes to Success~ - (1st Single - 3rd Single), (1 Album)
  2. [2016.06.02 - 2018.05.01] Rising Era ~Seven Sins of Life~ - (4th Single - 10th Single), (9 Albums)
  3. [2018.05.02 - Present] Elegance Era ~Beauty and Grace~

CF and Publications

CF Deals

  • [2018.04.30 - 2018.10.30] NYX Makeup -W.I.S.H Stick-

Calendars

  • [2015.11.02] W.I.S.H 2016 Calendar
  • [2016.11.07] W.I.S.H 2017 Calendar
  • [2017.11.06] W.I.S.H 2018 Calendar

Tanaka Risa Photobooks

  1. [2016.11.01] Risa's 20th
  2. [2018.06.25] Trick Hour

Kenjiro Ayumi Photobooks

  1. [2016.12.18] Kenjiro Ayumi 'Born in 1996'
  2. [2017.08.07] Ayumi in Fukuoka
  3. [2018.04.13] Ayumi Kenjiro

Kinoshita Ami Photobooks

  1. [2017.02.02] Ami and the 20th
  2. [2018.05.14] Amore Ami

Akane Ruka Photobooks

  1. [2017.07.20] Akane-Chan

Shima Asami Photobooks

  1. [2018.01.03] Last Teens

Total Sales Count

Year Single Sales Digital Single Sales Album Sales Digital Album Sales Total Sales
2015 100,981 22,244 N/A N/A 123,225
2016 441,945 201,075 149,282 67,927 860,229
2017 461,856 310,639 172,497 194,934 2,000,155

Trivia

  • They are the third group to use gemstones as their member colors, the other two being A.L.C.H.E.M.I.S.T and Gem$tones.
  • Their dorm roommates are:
    • 1st Room: Tanaka Risa, Kenjiro Ayumi, Kinoshita Ami and Akane Ruka
    • 2nd Room: Shima Asami, Oshiro Maya, Takanoriko Megumi
    • 3rd Room: Tatsuki Eiko, Cha Seoyoung, and Lin Xiaojing,
    • 4th Room: Ikuta Yuuna, Ito Mizuki and Nakano Riko
  • Seoyoung was chosen as the leader due to the fact that she was the only remaining member from the original testing line-up.
  • Seoyoung and Xiaojing are the only members to not be of Japanese decent.
  • At the time of their formation, the group average was 15.2 years old.
  • They want to improve on their dancing and become well known idols.
  • Seo Seoyoung revealed that the group will add members when they need too, but not when ever a member leaves.
  • When the confirmed members were announced their training time for each member was (In order of time):
    • Tanaka Risa: 4 Years, 5 Months, 10 Days
    • Akane Ruka: 4 Years, 5 Months, 10 Days
    • Oshiro Maya: 1 Year, 7 Months, 17 Days
    • Tatsuki Eiko: 1 Year, 4 Months, 29 Days
    • Kinoshita Ami: 9 Months, 3 Days
    • Cha Seoyoung: 7 Months, 27 Days
    • Hayashida Irona: 7 Months, 27 Days
    • Ito Mizuki: 7 Months, 27 Days
    • Nakana Riko: 7 Months, 27 Days
    • Shima Asami: 6 Months, 19 Days
    • Lin Xiaojing: 6 Months, 19 Days
    • Kenjiro Ayumi: 5 Months, 3 Days
    • Minamaguchi Hirano: 5 Months, 3 Days
    • Takanoriko Megumi: 5 Months, 3 Days
    • Ikuta Yuuna: 5 Months, 3 Days

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