After a few months brewing, the rebranded TEAM SHACHI have a new single (I suppose technically their first single) on the docket for October 2. The “Official Dance Music Video” of the song “WATASHI FEVER (わたしフィーバー)” is here to start building our taste for the new release. The foursome appear on the wood floors of their rehearsal studio in matching outfits complete with color-keted details on their pants. TEAM SHACHI show off every bit of experience by making the choreography and synchronization look effortless. Like all indications have been pointing, “WATASHI FEVER” sounds like a rock infused, high energy song with horn accents perfect for the choreography. It’s thrilling to see more of TEAM SHACHI, and here’s hoping for a successful second life for the longtime Nagoya idol group. The untitled debut single of TEAM SHACHI goes on sale October 2, 2019.
Team Shachi (stylized as TEAM SHACHI), formerly Team Syachihoko (チームしゃちほこ), is a Japanese female idol group consisting of four girls from the city of Nagoya formed in 2011. The group’s motto is “super tough strong energy positive exiting sould from Nagoya”. TEAM SHACHI is a sister group of other girl groups managed by the Stardust Promotion talent agency (inc. Momoiro Clover Z and Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku). The group was created of six junior high school students from Aichi Prefecture. On October 22, 2018, the group announced its renaming to Team Shachi (stylized as TEAM SHACHI) effective 23 October. TEAM SHACHI’s lineup currently includes Akimoto Honoka (秋本帆華), Sakamoto Haruna (坂本遥奈), Sakura Nao (咲良菜緒), and Oguro Yuzuki (大黒柚姫).
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