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Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome, 2013 promoting Bishoujo Mokushiroku

Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome, 2013 promoting Baito Fighter

Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome, January 2013 promoting Yoropiku Pikuyoro!

AKIHABARA Backstage pass, December 2011 with Tsunku and Shikura

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AKIHABARA Backstage pass (AKIHABARAバックステージpass) is a café opened by Tsunku and Shikura Chiyomaru in December 2011 under Le:iDo Entertainment. The café is idol themed, the maids are aspiring idols while the customers are "producers".

In total, Akihabara Backstage Pass is composed of over 100 current and former members. The members appear in TNX's Tsuntsube, and some may appear in gravure-related work. Some of the current and past members are from other idol groups. AKIHABARA Backstage pass also has it's own group; Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome.

Bakusute Sotokanda Icchoume[]

Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome (バクステ外神田一丁目) is a unit consisting of AKIHABARA Backstage pass members. It was formed on May 1, 2012, announcing their first indies single Produce.

While the majority of the AKIHABARA Backstage cast are members of Bakusute Sotokanda Icchoume, not everyone is used for the jackets. The covers goes to the members who have high weekly popularity rankings, along with selected girls choosen by the Bakusute staff and the label company (Warner Music Japan).

Beginning with Yoropiku Pikuyoro!, there is a store edition for each single. The store edition is only available in the Bakusute store in the AKIHABARA Backstage pass café.

Members[]

Fifth Generation[]

Eighth Generation[]

10.5 Generation[]

Eleventh Generation[]

11.5 Generation[]

Twelfth Generation[]

Thirteenth Generation[]

Fourteenth Generation[]

Fifteenth Generation[]

Sixteenth Generation[]

Others[]

Legend Members[]

The following people are members of the Legend team, who no longer participate in the group full-time in order to pursue individual activities.

First Generation[]
1.5 Generation[]
2.5 Generation[]
Fourth Generation[]
Sixth Generation[]
Seventh Generation[]
7.5 Generation[]
Ninth Generation[]

Former Members[]

First Generation[]

1.5 Generation[]

Second Generation[]

2.2 Generation[]

2.5 Generation[]

Third Generation[]

Fourth Generation[]

Fifth Generation[]

Sixth Generation[]

6.5 Generation[]

Seventh Generation[]

7.5 Generation[]

Eighth Generation[]

  • Yumeno Rin (夢乃凛)
  • Sakura Hinako (佐倉日菜子)
  • Mizuki Airi (水城愛梨)
  • Touma Nanaho (藤間南々帆)
  • Kitakami Jun (北上じゅん)

Ninth Generation[]

Tenth Generation[]

Eleventh Generation[]

Twelfth Generation[]

Thirteenth Generation[]

Fourteenth Generation[]

Fifteenth Generation[]

Other[]

NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei
Doll Elements
THE Possible
Afilia Saga

Short-term Cast[]

The following people below are not considered to be in a specific generation or official members, they are referred to as "short-term cast", participating in certain events.

Unconfirmed[]

✸ indicates members who cannot be confirmed as ever having been part of the group.

History[]

2011[]

On December 23, the cafe had an opening day event. It was announced that the cafe is a joint project, with Tsunku, the representative of TNX, and Shikura Chiyomaru, owner of a themed cafes chain. While the cafe's theme is inspiring idols training to debut, they had auditions for the girls for a chance to work at the cafe. Tsunku selected 80 girls out of 1,000+ applicants to be potential idols, quoting "We held an audition the same way we did with Morning Musume."

Outside the 80 girls, there were also other groups participating in the cafe in its opening: OS☆U, Doll Elements (the trainees of Lovely Doll) and THE Possible. Afterwards, 15 of the opening staff performed LOVE Machine on stage for the first time.

2013[]

In February, 4th Generation auditions were announced.

In June, 5th Generation auditions were announced.

2014[]

In February, 6th Generation auditions were announced.

Discography[]

Below is the discography for the group Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome

Singles[]

Indie Singles[]

Major Singles[]

Albums[]

DVDs[]

  • [2013.08.21] AKIHABARA Backstage pass presents - Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome - 2012 Soshu Hen Special DVD Box
  • [2013.08.21] AKIHABARA Backstage pass presents Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome Special DVD Box II - 2012 October - 2013 May -

Trivia[]

  • It is the largest group that Tsunku has ever worked with, or produced.

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