Up-Front Group

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Up-Front Group
Native name
アップフロントグループ
Kabushiki gaisha
IndustryMusic, entertainment
FoundedJanuary 14, 1983; 35 years ago (1983-01-14) (as Up-Front Agency Co., Ltd.)
HeadquartersAzabu-koei Building
28-12 Higashi-Azabu Ichichōme, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 106-0044
Key people
Naoki Yamazaki (chairman and representative director)
Yukio Seto (president and executive director)
Junichiro Iwata (managing director)
SubsidiariesUp-Front Promotion
Up-Front Works
Up-Front Books
Up-Front International
Up-Front DC
Up-Front Hawaii
etc.
Websitewww.ufg.co.jp

Up-Front Group Co., Ltd. (株式会社アップフロントグループ, Kabushiki gaisha Appu-Furonto Gurūpu) is a Japanese holding company for various entertainment companies.[1] Its subsidiaries include the talent agency Up-Front Promotion and Up-Front Works, a music production and sales company that manages such record labels as Zetima, Piccolo Town, and Hachama.

History[edit]

Artists[edit]

Up-Front Promotion[edit]

All of the musical groups under Up-Front Promotion are collectively known as Hello! Project.[2][3]

Up-Front Works[edit]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Former artists[edit]

Affiliated with Up-Front Works[edit]

Affiliated with TNX[edit]

All of the musical groups under TNX are collectively known as Nice Girl Project!.

  • Nice Girl Myu
  • GTT Club
  • MM Gakuen Gasshoubu
  • Gyaruru
  • Nice Girl Project! Kenshusei
  • Canary Club
  • Tokky

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""でき婚"辻希美の所属プロが株式上場する!?". Livedoor News. 2007-05-22. Archived from the original on 2007-05-27. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  2. ^ "所属タレント" (in Japanese). Up-Front Promotion. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  3. ^ "元カントリー・ガールズ稲場愛香、Juice=Juiceに加入 8人体制で再始動" (in Japanese). Model Press. 2018-06-13. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  4. ^ "後藤真希、芸能界引退を考えた過去 引き止めたのは?". Model Press (in Japanese). 2018-10-27. Retrieved 2018-11-03.
  5. ^ Yuukichi Kawaguchi (2007-03-26). "加護亜依 一部報道記事について" (in Japanese). Up-Front Agency. Archived from the original on 2007-04-03.
  6. ^ "Berryz工房:ニュース|ハロー!プロジェクト オフィシャルサイト". Up-Front Works (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2014-08-05. Retrieved 2014-08-02.
  7. ^ "Berryz工房 石村舞波 卒業のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2005-09-11. Archived from the original on 2005-11-25.
  8. ^ Up Front Link (2016-11-05). "[EN] Concerning Momoko Tsugunaga". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  9. ^ "ももち、"らしさ"満点でアイドル引退 ももち結びも一夜限り復活" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2017-06-30. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
  10. ^ Up Front Link (2016-08-19). "[EN] Announcement concerning ℃-ute". Facebook. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  11. ^ "℃-ute解散で12年間の歴史に幕 ラストコンサートに中澤裕子・道重さゆみら駆けつける<セットリスト>". Model Press (in Japanese). 2017-06-12. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  12. ^ "『℃-ute 村上 愛』について皆様へ大事なお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2006-11-01. Archived from the original on 2006-11-03.
  13. ^ "『℃-ute 有原栞菜』に関する大事なお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2009-07-11. Archived from the original on 2009-10-18.
  14. ^ "『℃-ute 梅田えりか』に関する大事なお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2009-08-01. Archived from the original on 2009-10-03.
  15. ^ Mai Hagiwara (2017-05-27). "今後について 萩原舞" (in Japanese). Ameba Blogs. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  16. ^ "Buono!ライブ2017 〜Pienezza!〜 のライブビューイングが決定!". Up-Front Works (in Japanese). 2017-05-12. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  17. ^ "嗣永桃子/夏焼雅/鈴木愛理のユニットBuono!のラストライブをニコ生中継". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). 2017-05-19. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  18. ^ "ハロプロエッグ 能登有沙に関してのお知らせ". Up-Front Works (in Japanese). 2009-08-10. Archived from the original on 2009-09-09.
  19. ^ "ハロプロエッグ 澤田由梨に関してのお知らせ". Up-Front Works (in Japanese). 2009-08-10. Archived from the original on 2009-08-29.
  20. ^ "元モー娘。光井愛佳が芸能界引退、料理の道へ進む". Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). 2018-11-03. Retrieved 2018-11-08.
  21. ^ "チャオ ベッラ チンクエッティに関しての大事なお知らせ". Up-Front Create (in Japanese). 2018-04-24. Retrieved 2018-10-24.

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