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(Group) X21
« on: February 28, 2014, 06:59:51 PM »

X21

Official Website: http://x21.oscarpro.co.jp/
Official Avex Website: http://avex.jp/x21/
Official FanClub Site: http://fc-x21.oscarpro.co.jp/
Official Blogs: http://x21.oscarpro.co.jp/blog/
Ameba Blog: http://ameblo.jp/oscarpro-bishojyo21/
Agency: Oscar Production
TV Show: GO! オスカル! X21 (GO! Oscar! X21) - TV Asahi - 1:20-1:50
Official Show Twitter: https://twitter.com/go_oscar_x21
Debut: January 28th, 2013

--X21 was formed from the participants of the 13th Japan Bishojo Contest.
--Yoshimoto Miyu and Ozawa Nanaka were the winners of the contest and dubbed Leader and Sub-Leader respectively.
--The 'X' in the group's name is supposed to symbolize the unknown and unpredictable potential of this next-generation girls' unit.
--X21's show is hosted by actress Gouriki Ayame and has featured guests like Takei Emi and Kutsuna Shiori.

X21 Members:
Hosoi Yurika - 細井友里加
Igashira Manami - 井頭愛海
Izumikawa Miho - 泉川実穂
Kaminaguchi Honoka - 上水口萌乃香
Komoriya Sakura - 籠谷さくら
Matsuda Rina - 松田莉奈
Nagao Mami - 長尾真実
Nishikawa Misaki - 西川美咲
Ohnishi Aguri - 大西亜玖璃
Osaki Ichika - 尾碕真花
Ozawa Nanaka - 小澤奈々花 (Sub-Leader)
Sagawa Miyu - 佐川実優
Sera Misaki - 瀬羅美咲
Shiratori Hasumi - 白鳥羽純
Suenaga Mai - 末永真唯
Takahashi Luna - 高橋るな
Tanaka Shuri - 田中珠里
Wakayama Ayano - 若山あやの
Yamaki Koharu - 山木コハル
Yamasaki Saaya - 山﨑紗彩
Yoshimoto Miyu - 吉本実憂 (Leader)


News:
--Go!Oscar!X21! First episode to air April 5, 2013.
--X21 will be at the 2013 Tokyo Idol Festival! http://idolfes.com/2013/lineup/
--Feb 10th, 2014 - X21 debut single "明日への卒業" was posted to Avex YouTube. Will release March 19th. (Along side SKE48, Juice=Juice)
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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2014, 07:00:26 PM »
Singles:
Covers: CD/DVD - CD Photobook Ed - CD Regular Edition - CD Other Edition - Promo Pic
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X21 1st Single - 明日への卒業 - March 19th, 2014
(12 Members) Yamamoto, Shiratori, Igashira, Izumikawa, Komoriya, Ozawa, Yamaki, Kaminaguchi, Nagao, Suenaga, Tanaka, Wakayama.
    1. 明日への卒業
    2. エイエン×セツナ
    3. 明日への卒業 (Instrumental)
    4. エイエン×セツナ (Instrumental)
    DVD:
    1. 明日への卒業 (MUSIC VIDEO)
    2. 明日への卒業オフショット映像 (収録時間未定)

First Press editions come with one photo, randomly selected from the 12 single members.

Four Types: CD/DVD - CD Special - CD Regular (Amazon Links)

--I made this for those unfamiliar with the girls:   :welcome

(((MP3 rip here, 720p ddl here)))
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X21 2nd Single - TBD - June 25th, 2014
-Announced at debut single release event on 3/22.
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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2014, 07:00:40 PM »
Go!Oscar!X21 Episodes:
The following are all youku links unless otherwise noted as DDL

130405 - Ayame/Emi giving member nicknames. Fave food with Yoshimoto, Suenaga, Komoriya
130412 - Fave food with Yoshimoto, Izumikawa, Kaminaguchi. Ayame/Emi giving member nicknames.
130419 - Temple visits with Yoshimoto,  Matsuda, Yamasaki. Ayame/Emi giving member nicknames.
130503 - Ramen shops with Shiratori, Ozawa, Yamaki. Diamond Sense Fashion/Food
130510 - Fave food with Yoshimoto, Igashira, Osaki. Talk/Advice with Ayame.
130517 - Ramen shops with Wakayama, Sagawa, Nishikawa. Basketball shots to bring back Ayame.
130524 - Diamond Sense Fashion/Food.
130607 - Train rides with Nagao, Onishi, Hosoi, Sera to get delicious foods. (Clip from X21 first event)
130621 - Girl fashion products with Yamasaki, Ozawa, Wakayama. Diamond Sense Fashion/Food.
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130712 - Train ride for food with Yoshimoto, Izumikawa, Komoriya, Ishikawa. Diamond Sense Photos/Makeup. (DDL)
130816 - Girls go around town trading New Era stickers for X21 stickers. (DDL)
130823 - The girls check out some scary/haunted art. (DDL)
130906 - Ozawa, Tanaka, Wakayama fave foods. Diamond Sense with Pets! (puppy/kitten) (DDL)
130913 - Yoshimoto, Matsuda, Wakayama trading for New Era stickers. Diamond sense on hairstyles. (DDL)
131004 - Yoshimoto, Wakayama, Hosoi, Yamasaki go out for food, including a famous eatery and a special idol visit. (DDL)
Latest Update:
131011 - Wakayama, Ozawa, Suenaga go out for special food. (DDL)
131018 - Komoriya, Igashira, Izumikawa go for favorite foods. Yamamoto, Komoriya, Ozawa get desserts. (DDL)
131108 - Kaminaguchi, Yamasaki, Shiritori ride the trains to find special food. (DDL)
131115 - Yamaki, Suenaga, Hosoi go for food with an American. ENGLISH PLEASE. Members required to speak English in the restaurants. Ends with a Diamond Sense segment. (DDL)
131206 - Suenaga, Wakayama, Shiratori out for food and famous autographs. Group activity: drawing. (DDL)
Up to date with what has been uploaded as of Feb 28, 2014!
If you have more or would like DDL uploads of the earlier episodes, please let me know!

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2014, 07:04:59 PM »
YouTube Clips

The Top 10 finalists/winners from the competition last year, all got these promo videos showing clips from events and photo shoots.

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This rank accurately reflects their finishing position in the competition as well.

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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2014, 07:12:33 PM »
Fun Facts

--There are two half-Austrailians. Wakayama and Takahashi are both from Austrailia and speak very fluent English.
--Suenaga Mai is a model for Seventeen magazine. Examples below.
--Igashira Manami is the baby. At time of debut, she was 141cm and just turned 12 years old.

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2014, 07:22:05 PM »
Magazines

Suenaga Mai - Seventeen Magazine
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Yoshimoto Miyu - Random Magazines
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Okay, I hope this has been a proper introduction! Please look after my girls! I hope they catch you interest. :love:

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2014, 04:16:52 PM »
Today was X21's debut! :love:
They placed 9th on the Oricon singles chart.

http://www.oricon.co.jp/rank/js/d/2014-03-18/more/2/

They were up against a lot of tough competition with SKE48, Juice=Juice and lots more.

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I actually expect they should rise a bit over the week. My order with Amazon.co.jp was split as there was some issue with the Regular Editions. Looks like I'll get it in the next week or so, but the website now lists it as shipping within 1-2 MONTHS. o__O
Can't wait to get my singles (today or tomorrow!)

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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2014, 05:27:45 PM »
Interesting, good info!  :thumbup

The first thing that strikes me: if you're gonna name your group letter-number you'll immediately be labeled as an AKB48 clone.

--X21's show is hosted by actress Gouriki Ayame and has featured guests like Takei Emi and Kutsuna Shiori.

Woah! I'll definitely check that out. I had no idea Gouriki hosts an idol show.

edit: lol at all the food themed episodes. Typical Japanese idol TV.
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« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2014, 04:55:31 PM »
Interesting, good info!  :thumbup

The first thing that strikes me: if you're gonna name your group letter-number you'll immediately be labeled as an AKB48 clone.
I actually expected them to come up with an actual group name when they debuted. Kinda thought (hoped) that the X21 was just there as an "unknown" as well until they kind of found themselves.

These girls were beauty pageant contestants who have really come into their own as a group. It's really an interesting concept to just take all the finalists and run with it. I really hope the poor sales from this single doesn't kill off their future. ;;__;;

edit: lol at all the food themed episodes. Typical Japanese idol TV.
Oscar Pro spares NO expense when it comes to their food. They don't eat McDonalds quality.. its always high-end stuff.

It's kinda amazing that they dumped so much money into these shows, and then when it comes to single time they get very little promotion, for a pretty good little song.

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3/20 -- Girls fell to 18th on Oricon. :cry:

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2014, 10:07:33 PM »
RE: .

LE: .

Lyrics Booklet:

My Pulls:
- Tanaka Shori
- Izumikawa Miho

The photobook version is amazing. Each girl gets her own solo page and then a few pages of group serious and group fun shots. It's all very lightly colored/heavenly themed. Angels, I tell you.

Throwing the single/iso up on JPS in a bit! Please check it out.

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Girls jumped up to #11 today on Oricon! :twothumbs

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2014, 10:47:16 PM »
Oh, it's a revival of Bishoujo Club 21! That's where BENI got her start back in the day. I'll definitely check them out.

Maybe this one will stick around longer since we're in the middle of the idol boom.  :cow:

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« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2014, 03:58:01 AM »
X21 2nd Single - TBD - June 25th, 2014
-Announced at debut single release event on 3/22. :w00t:

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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2014, 07:35:27 AM »
X21's Suenaga Mai featured on TV in a chess game battle with Nogizaka46's Ito Karin!

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« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2014, 05:18:25 PM »
X21 / キヨミ・ソング (gwiyomi song) フリビデオ  :inlove: :inlove: :inlove:


SO CUTE.
(Hey, it's got their names so you can learn them!!)

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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2014, 03:34:04 PM »
[Weekly Playboy Magazine] 2014 No.23


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Re: (Group) X21
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2014, 05:27:52 PM »


X21- 恋する夏

Wow I'm so late on posting this.  :banghead:
Still wish someone was uploading Go!Oscar!X21! :(( I miss seeing my girls.

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« Reply #16 on: June 11, 2014, 02:53:02 AM »
Four of our lovely ladies featured in this Young Magazine (#28)!

Komoriya Sakura - Suenaga Mai - Wakayama Ayano - Nagao Mami

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That's two mag shoots for the upcoming single! Nice to see a little bump in coverage this time around!

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« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2014, 03:57:20 AM »
Late as usual, but better late than never!

Girls' new single hit the charts at #13 this time! (Followed by #6 and #5 so far this week!)


Also, another photoshoot, this time with Young Champion!
Izumikawa Miho, Suenaga Mai, Komoriya Sakura, Nagao Mami

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(Puberty hit Sakura hard since debut.. holy crap. (Those are super underage, fyi))
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« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2014, 10:14:08 PM »
Weekly Young Jump - X21
Nagao Mami, Komoriya Sakura, Suenaga Mai, Wakayama Ayano, Izumikawa Miho, Tanaka Shuri, Kaminaguchi Honoka
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« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2014, 02:25:28 AM »
Wooooooooooooooooooooooow.
A trio is getting a shoot in Visual Web Young Sunday!! These are the preview pics! :bow:
Nagao Mami - Suenaga Mai - Wakayama Ayano
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Edit: I had forgotten all about this. If you'd like to see a short interview with Takahashi Luna, you can check it out here. Skip to :30 and she does her intro in English... and her super cute Aussie accent. (Ayano, above, is also half-Austrailian)
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