Tokyo Performance Doll

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Tokyo Performance Doll
Origin Japan
Genres J-pop
Years active1990 (1990)–1996, 2013–2021

Tokyo Performance Doll also known as TPD (東京パフォーマンスドール) is a J-pop idol girl group that existed from 1990 to 1996 and was revived in 2013. Inspired by Onyanko Club, it had seven main members and several other "trainees" for live performances, a formula later followed by Morning Musume, Hello! Project and AKB48. TPD was based in Tokyo, and launched sister-bands in other cities: Osaka Performance Doll in 1993 and Shanghai Performance Doll in 1996. TPD had numerous sub-groups that issued their own singles, while albums were issued collectively. Among TPD's main members were Ryoko Shinohara and East End X Yuri's Yuri Ichii. Trainee members included Yoko Kamon and Yuko Fueki (Yoo Min). In June 2013, it was announced that after 17 years, the group was being revived with an all new line up. [1] Their music has also been featured in anime series such as Ace Attorney , The Kindaichi Case Files , Ultimate Otaku Teacher , and Beatless . It was announced on May 27, 2021 that the group will be suspending all activities indefinitely after their concert on September 26, 2021 citing lack of events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [2]

Contents

Revived line-up (2014–2021)

Former members (1990–1996)

Secondary members

Sub-groups

Discography

Albums

Mini-albums

Solo albums

Singles

Digital singles

Videos and DVDs

Books

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References

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