BIOGRAPHY

LADYBABY

<第一期> 
2015年3月25日結成。メンバーはLadybeard、金子理江、黒宮れい。J-POPとデスボイスを融合したオリジナルジャンル「カワイイデス (Kawaii-Death)」を引っさげ、同年7月15日に発表した「ニッポン饅頭」のMusic Videoが全世界で拡散され、突如世界の音楽シーンに現れる。同年9月には初のワンマンライブを米国ニューヨークにて敢行。チケット600枚は即日完売。その後「アゲアゲマネー」「蓮華チャンス!」と立て続けのリリースで快進撃を続け、アメリカ、英国、ドイツ、マレーシアなど世界中でライブを敢行。音楽業界に留まらず世界有数の経済誌 forbes に取りあげられるなど大反響となる。

2016年4月15日のワンマンライブ(新宿BLAZE・動員800人完売)で充電を発表。同年7月30日Ladybeardが脱退。

〈SEASON 1〉

Formed on March 25th, 2015, by Ladybeard, Rie Kaneko, and Rei Kuromiya. Their music video "Nippon Manju" released on July 15th of the same year was spread all over the world, and they suddenly appeared on world music scene putting forward original genre “Kawaii-Death” that fused J-POP and death metal vocals. In September of the same year, they dared solo concert in New York,US. They sold 600 tickets immediately. Afterwards, they advanced steadily by releasing in succession "Age Age Money" "Renge Chance!", and they dared concerts all over the world such as US, UK, Germany, and Malaysia. They caused big sensation not only in the music industry, and they was reported in Forbes, a world-leading economic magazine.On April 15th, 2016, they announced that they would go on hiatus in their solo concert(at Shinjuku BLAZE, mobilized 800 audience). On July 30th of the same year, Ladybeard leaved LADYBABY.

<第二期>  ※The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY
LADYBABYの象徴とも言えるセンターの存在を失い活動継続は困難とされたが、2016年8月1 日、金子理江と黒宮れいによるWセンターアイドル「The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY」としての活動再開。同時にメジャーレーベル「キングレコード」からのデビューを発表する。激しさの中に10代特有のエモーショナルな空気を漂わせる音楽性と、ダイブ、モッシュ、サークルが出現するほどの激しいステージ、大人や社会に物怖じしない発言、そして2人の友情を超えた唯一無二の世界観は「れいりえ」の愛称で呼ばれ、若い世代から圧倒的な支持を得る。
2017年11月17日、黒宮れいが突然の脱退。予定されていた全国ツアー等、以降の活動予定は全て白紙となる。

〈SEASON 2〉*The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY
Though it seemed difficult to continue their activity without Ladybeard, poster person for LADYBABY, on August 1st, 2016,LADYBABY reunited as dynamic duo by Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya, "The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY". At the same time, they announced debut with a major label, King Records. They obtained the overwhelming support from young fans because of their musicality that gave off an emotional atmosphere peculiar to teenagers in the intensity, their tough performance including stage diving, crowd surfing, mosh, and storm, their remarks without scary to adults and society, and a one-of-a-kind mood that transcends the friendship between them nicknamed "Rei-Rie".

On November 17th, 2017, Rei Kuromiya suddenly leaved. All subsequent activity schedules, such as the planned national tour, had been blank.

<第三期> 
2018年1月8日。唯一のオリジナルメンバーとなった金子理江はグループの活動再開と、オーディションの開催を発表。同年2月25日、ファッションインフルエンサーとして活躍していた”池田菜々”、女性スクリーマーとしてバンド活動をしていた”有馬えみり”、そして現役高校生アイドルの”唐沢風花”が加入し復活を果たす。結成以来受け継ぐ、激しく、楽しく、エモーショナルな音楽性に、4人のメンバーが織り成す多種多様な個性がプラスされ「過去最強メンバー」との再評価も高まり、日本国内のほか、アメリカ、イタリア、マレーシア、台湾でライブを行うなどワールドワイドな活動を再開。各国で大盛況となる。2019年5月28日にリリースした「破天ニ雷鳴」がオリコンデイリーチャート1位、ウィークリーチャート13位という過去最高位を記録するが、同年10月29日、金子理江の決断により活動休止を発表。
2020年1月13日に行われたラストライブ(恵比寿LIQUIDROOM・動員1000名超完売)とアルバム「REBURN」のリリースをもって無期限の活動休止となる。

〈SEASON 3〉
On January 8th, 2018, Rie Kaneko became the only founding member announced that she would re-start LADYBABY and hold the audition. February 25th of the same year, "Nana Ikeda" who worked as a fashion influencer, "Emily Arima" who played in a band as a female screamer, and "Fuka Karasawa", who worked as high school idol, joined and they revived. They were reevaluated as "the strongest members ever", because of their intence, merry, and emortional musicality carried on since forming and various characters formed by four members. And they re-started world wide activity such as holding concert in Japan, US, Italy, Malaysia, and Taiwan. They achieved great successes in each country. "Haten ni Raimei" released on May 28th, 2019 reached record high such as the top of the Oricon daily chart and the 13th of Oricon weekly chart. But on October 29th, the same year, they announced they would go on hiatus again since decision of Rie Kaneko.They stopped workig indefinitely with the last concert held on January 13th, 2020 (at Ebisu LIQUIDROOM, mobilized over 1000 audience) and releasing the album "REBURN".

MEMBER

金子理江 -RIE-
東京都出身 12月18日生まれ
唯一のオリジナルメンバーでありリーダー。自由奔放、天真爛漫な性格からは想像もできないアグレッシブで、時に鬼気迫るライブパフォーマンスが魅力。現体制になって以降は、振付・映像監督・アパレルデザインなどマルチな才能を発揮し始め、LADYBABYの核となる存在へと成長した。

Rie
From Tokyo JAPAN, born in December 18th
The only founding member and leader of LADYBABY. Though her free-spirited and innocent character, her charm is her aggressive and sometimes overwhelming performance at stage. After becoming the current system, she began to demonstrate her multi-talented skills such as choreography, video director, and apparel design, and has grown to become the core of LADYBABY.

池田菜々 -NANA-
大阪府出身 10月30日生まれ
中学時代よりファッションインフルエンサーとして活躍。金子理江自らのスカウトにより2018年LADYBABYに合流。小さな体格から生み出すダイナミックなダンスと、高速ラップを駆使するエッジの効いた歌声は今やLADYBABYに不可欠な要素となった。長年培った独自のファッションセンスからLADYBABYの衣装デザインやスタイリングでもその才能を発揮している。

Nana
From Osaka JAPAN, born in October 30th
She was active as a fashion influencer since junior high school. Joined LADYBABY in 2018 by Rie Kaneko's own scout. Dynamic dance created from a small physique and edgy singing voice that makes full use of high-speed rap are now indispensable elements for LADYBABY. From her unique fashion sense cultivated over many years, she is also demonstrating her talent in LADYBABY's costume design and styling.

唐沢風花 -FUKA-
群馬県出身 10月12日生まれ
熾烈な競争率の中オーディションを勝ち抜き、2018年に加入。天性のアイドルセンスを持ち、無垢な笑顔と癒やしでLADYBABYに新風を吹かせる。最年少でありながら負けん気とガッツはグループ内屈指。キュートなルックスと鉄のハートで新生LADYBABYを引っ張る。

Fuka
From Gumma JAPAN, born in October 12th
She won the audition in the fierce competition and joined in 2018. She brought new atmosphere to LADYBABY with a natural idol sense and an innocent smile and healing. Although she is the youngest, she is most conpetitive and has the strongest guts.

有馬えみり -EMILY-
兵庫県出身 3月7日生まれ
2018年、オーディションにより加入。日本とオーストラリアのクォーターで数種類のデスボイスを駆使するMetal Screamer。幼少期より音楽に触れ培った知識とセンスで作詞も担当し、新生LADYBABYの音楽性を飛躍的に向上させた。デスボイスだけでなく伸びのあるクリーンな歌声にも定評がある。

Emily
From Hyogo JAPAN, born in March 7th.
Joined by audition in 2018. She is a quarter Australian, and Metal Screamer that makes full use of several types of death voices. She was also in charge of writing lyrics with the knowledge and sense she had cultivated by touching music since she was a child, and dramatically improved the musicality of the new LADYBABY. She has a good reputation not only for death growl but also for its long and clean singing voice.