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(Group) CoCo Forever!
« on: December 15, 2007, 12:33:21 AM »
Starting a thread to honor my all-time fave J-idols: CoCo.




(sitting in back, L-R): Senou Azusa, Haneda Erika, Ohno Mikiyo
(sitting on couch, L-R): Miyamae Maki, Miura Rieko

Like Musume and Company, the group was comprised of gals selected on a talent TV program.  CoCo debuted in summer 1989 and scored a hit with its debut single, "Equal Romance," which doubled as the theme song to the "Ranma 1/2" anime TV series.

Senou left the group in May 1992 to pursue a solo career.  Her graduation concert was an epic affair at the Nippon Budoukan in Tokyo.  The remaining four continued as a group until September 1994 when everyone went their separate ways.

Performances from the Budoukan concert, 17 May 1992 (ripped from laserdisc!):



Shiawase Kamone/Onegai Hold Me Tight
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Yume Dake Miteru
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I think I'll rip and upload the PV for "You're My Treasure" next...

Our humble Yahoo Group: http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/cocoforever/
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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2007, 04:49:13 PM »
Rather different dancing style then MM these days :)

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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2007, 06:32:03 PM »
Yep, although I got some other concert clips where the gals are really booging down and sweating some. 

Also five gals in a single idol group used to be HUGE.

Dang, wasn't Koharu BORN in '92...

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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2008, 07:03:14 PM »
Pony Canyon has the track listing for the first "Uta no Daihyakka" release on Sept. 3.

Three discs, almost Y4,500.  I'm keeping an eye on this but won't dive in completely unless

1) ALL the tracks on both sets (PC's link for the second set is still blank) have been remastered, and

2) They include some DVDs with choice footage.

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CoCo Special DVD-Box
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2009, 05:59:52 AM »
CoCo FINALLY coming to DVD!

Eight discs in all.  I already got funds reserved for this!
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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2010, 08:20:59 PM »
Shuukan Gendai 2.20.2010
Maki Miyamae

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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2010, 11:07:38 PM »
Thanks for the set Mucca!  I read on Maki's blog that she was doing a magazine shoot for the first time in a decade or so.  Didn't know when it would appear though.

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Re: (Group) CoCo Forever!
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2010, 01:54:06 AM »
Comrade Z on the group's Magnum opus, Yume Dake Miteru.

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