All girl super group Berryz Kobo is part of Hello! Project and
consists of Saki Shimizu, Momoko Tsugunaga, ChinamiTokunaga,
MaasaSudo, Miyabi Natsuyaki, Yurina Kumai and Risako Sugaya. They
already have 8 albums and 27singles to their credit.
Berryz Kobo released their debut single, "Anata nashi dewa ikite
ikenai" on Girls' Day (March 3rd) in 2004, and have been consistently
impressing fans ever since. There are many highlights to their 8+
year history, including their 2005 Oricon top 10 hit "Special
Generation". In 2007, Berryz Kobo gave sold out performances in the
Saitama Super Arena (20,000 seats), becoming the youngest group to
perform in this arena with an average member age below 14 years old.
One year later, they won the Best Newcomer Award at the Asia song
Festival in South Korea and then the Nihon Yuusen Taishou Award for
their cover song of "Dschinghis Khan". In March 2010, Berryz Kobo was
the first all-girl Japanese group to perform in Bangkok, Thailand.
Their single "Shining Power", released the same year on November 10th,
is an ending theme for the anime "Inazuma Eleven".
In 2011, they performed in Seattle for Sakura-Con on April. Their
latest single,"Be Genki ", was released in March 2012.
Berryz Kobo will perform for the second time in the US at AnimeNEXT in
June 2012, so be ready!!
Source: Otaku News