Predia

Last updated
predia
Also known as
  • pre-dia (2010–2011) [1]
Origin Japan
Genres J-pop
Years active2010 (2010)–present
Labels
Associated acts Passpo
Website predia-party.jp
Members
  • Akane Minato
  • Keiko Sawaguchi
  • Rumina Murakami
  • Mai Mizuno
  • Sakurako
  • Yuu Maeda
  • Anon
Past members
  • Yukiko Ishii
  • Sachiko Umakoshi
  • Yui Yosaka
  • Marina Murakami
  • Terumi Izumi
  • Megumi Takeda
  • Risa Kirikawa
  • Akemi Hirata
  • Yuzuka Hayashi
  • Runa Matsumoto
  • Reiko Aoyama
  • Akina Okamura

Predia (stylized as Predia) is a Japanese idol girl group formed by Platinum Production in 2010. [2]

Contents

History

Predia was formed in November 2010 as a sister group to Passpo. [3] The group officially debuted on January 26, 2011, with the release of their first single "Dia Love". They released their first album Invitation on March 28, 2012. [3]

Members

NameBirth dateAgePrefecture
of origin
Akina Okamura (ja) [4] December 26, 198634Yamaguchi
Akane Minato (ja) [4] March 20, 199031Kanagawa
Reiko Aoyama (ja) [4] March 3, 198734Hokkaido
Runa Matsumoto (ja) [4] January 23, 199031Nara
Keiko Sawaguchi (ja) [4] November 29, 199129Tokyo
Rumina Murakami (ja) [4] November 8, 198931Tokyo
Mai Mizuno (ja) [4] August 26, 198832Chiba
Sakurako (ja) [4] August 8, 199030Chiba
Yuzuka Hayashi (ja) [4] January 25, 198734Shiga
Yuu Maeda (ja) [4] April 20, 198932Osaka

Timeline

Predia

Discography

Albums

Studio albums

TitleDetailsPeak
JPN
[5] [upper-alpha 1]
Invitation (ja)
  • Released: March 28, 2012
  • Label: PreciouStone Music
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
77
Kokō no Dahlia ni Kuchidzuke o (ja)
  • Released: February 18, 2015
  • Label: Crown Gold
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
23
Fabulous
  • Released: February 16, 2018
  • Label: Crown Gold
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
10

Compilation albums

TitleDetailsPeak
JPN
[5] [upper-alpha 1]
Best of predia 2010-2013 (Reception) (ja)
  • Released: April 9, 2014
  • Label: PCI Music
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
300

Extended plays

TitleDetailsPeak
JPN
[5] [upper-alpha 1]
Escort me? (ja)
  • Released: December 12, 2012
  • Label: PreciouStone Music
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
167
Byakuya no Viola ni Idakarete (ja)
  • Released: February 18, 2015
  • Label: Nippon Crown
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
16

Singles

TitleYearPeaksAlbum
JPN
[12] [upper-alpha 2]
JPN Hot.
[26] [upper-alpha 3]
"Dia Love"2011166Invitation
"Dream of Love"114
"Honey B"40
"Crazy Cat"201329Best of predia 2010-2013 (Reception)
"Hey Now!!"24
"Kowareta Ai no Hate ni" (ja)2014611Kokō no Dahlia ni Kuchidzuke o
"Utsukushiki Kodoku-tachi" (ja)35
"Mitashite Amore" (ja)2015923Byakuya no Viola ni Idakarete
"Setsuna no Yoru no Naka de" (ja)2016931
"Kindan no Masquerade" (ja)2017931Fabulous
"Nouvelle Cuisine" (ja)1043
"Ms.Frontier" (ja)1137
"Naked"201911Non-album singles
"Sharara Niagara"5

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Sources for chart positions are as follows: Invitation, [6] Escort Me?, [7] Best of predia 2010-2013~Reception~, [8] Kokō no Dahlia ni Kuchidzuke o, [9] Byakuya no Viola ni Idakarete, [10] Fabulous. [11]
  2. Sources for chart positions are as follows: "Dia Love", [13] "Dream of Love", [14] "Honey B", [15] "Crazy Cat", [16] "Hey Now!!", [17] "Kowareta Ai no Hate ni", [18] "Utsukushiki Kodoku-tachi", [19] "Mitashite Amore", [20] "Setsuna no Yoru no Naka de", [21] "Kindan no Masquerade", [22] "Nouvelle Cuisine", [23] "Ms.Frontier", [24] "Naked". [25]
  3. Sources for chart positions are as follows: "Kowareta Ai no Hate ni", [27] "Utsukushiki Kodoku-tachi", [28] "Mitashite Amore", [29] "Setsuna no Yoru no Naka de", [30] "Kindan no Masquerade", [31] "Nouvelle Cuisine", [32] "Ms.Frontier". [33]

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