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Ciao Bella Cinquetti

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Ciao Bella Cinquetti (チャオ ベッラ チンクエッティ, Chao Berra Chinkuetti), formerly known as The Possible (THEポッシボー, The Posshibō), was a Japanese idol group. The group was originally formed on August 2, 2006[1] with six girls from Hello! Project's trainee group, Hello Pro Egg. After releasing several indie singles, and they graduated from trainee status on October 7, 2007 and debuted as part of Nice Girl Project!.[2] In 2014, they also participated in supergroup Team Makenki with You Kikkawa and Up Up Girls Kakko Kari.

Ciao Bella Cinquetti
Also known asThe Possible (2006-2015)
OriginTokyo, Japan
GenresJ-pop
Years active2006 (2006)–2018 (2018)
LabelsGood Factory Record (2006-2008)

TN-Mix (2008-2012)
Pony Canyon (2008-2012)
Victor Entertainment (2012-2014)

Piccolo Town (2015-2018)
Associated acts
Websitewww.ciao-bella-cinquetti.com
Past members
  • Kaede Ohse (2006-2009)
  • Yurika Akiyama (2006-2015)
  • Kanami Morozuka (2006-2018)
  • Aina Hashimoto (2006-2018)
  • Robin Shoko Okada (2006-2018)
  • Yuki Goto (2006-2018)

After Nice Girl Project!'s activities ended, in 2015, they were transferred to Up-Front Works and changed their name to "Ciao Bella Cinquetti" following the release of their new single on July 8.[3] They later disbanded on August 2, 2018.[4][5]

Contents

HistoryEdit

2006-2008: Indies eraEdit

The Possible was announced as a trainee unit on August 2, 2006 during the stage play Cry For Help at Tsunku Town Theater. Kanami Morozuka, Aina Hashimoto, and Yurika Akiyama, three girls from Hello! Project's trainee group, Hello Pro Egg, were announced as members of the group. Kaede Ohse was announced as a member in September 2006, while Robin Shoko Okada and Yuki Goto were added to the group on October 1, 2006 as The Possible's final members. While performing as back-up dancers for Hello! Project's concerts, The Possible released their first indies single, "Young Days!", on October 22, 2006, followed up with "Hatsukoi no Kakera" on December 10.

In 2007, The Possible graduated from trainee status and debuted under Tsunku's newest supergroup, Nice Girl Project![2]

2008-2014: Major label debut, Nice Girl Project!Edit

On June 6, 2009, Kaede Ohse announced in her blog that she would be leaving The Possible and Nice Girl Project! on August 22 to focus on her studies. She withdrew from activities on June 15.

On April 4, 2013, Robin Shoko Okada announced on her blog that she had been named leader of The Possible.[6]

2015-2018: Label change and disbandmentEdit

In 2015, Nice Girl Project!'s activities ended and The Possible were transferred to Up-Front Works, changing their name to "Ciao Bella Cinquetti" with the release of their single, "Omotesandou/Futakotamagawa/Never Never Give Up".[3] On August 10, Yurika Akiyama left the group.

On April 24, 2018, Ciao Bella Cinquetti released a statement mentioning that they were disbanding in August.[4][5] They performed at Team Makenki's final concert in July,[7] and they held their final concert on August 2, with Ohse and Akiyama appearing as special guests.[8][9]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales
JPN
1 Be Possible!
(as The Possible)
  • Released: March 14, 2007
  • Label: Good Factory Records
  • Formats: CD
97[10]
2 Shiawase no Akashi (②幸せの証)
(as The Possible)
  • Released: March 28, 2012
  • Label: TN-mix
  • Formats: CD
[11]
1116
(as The Possible)
55[12]
Alive 4U!
  • Released: August 15, 2016
  • Label: Piccolo Town
  • Formats: CD
13[13]

Extended playsEdit

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales
JPN
Roku-nenme Start! (6年目スタート!)
(as The Possible)
  • Released: August 31, 2011
  • Label: TN-mix
  • Formats: CD
[14]

Compilation albumsEdit

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales
JPN
Kyūkyokusho no The Possible Best Number Shū 1 (究極のTHE ポッシボー ベストナンバー集1)
(as The Possible)
  • Released: September 17, 2008
  • Label: TN-mix
  • Formats: CD
72[15]
Aratamemashite, The Possible Desu! Nyūmon-hen Best (あたらめまして、THE ポッシボーです!~入門編ベスト~)
(as The Possible)
233[16]

SinglesEdit

IndiesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
JPN
"Young Days!" (ヤングDAYS!)
(as The Possible)
2006 [17] 1 Be Possible!
"Hatsukoi no Kakera" (初恋のカケラ)
(as The Possible)
111[18]
"Shushoku Gohan no Uta"
(as The Possible)
2007 65[19]
"Natsu no Tropical Musume" (夏のトロピカル娘。)
(as The Possible feat. Yurika Akiyama and Aina Hashimoto)
58[20] Kyūkyokusho no The Possible Best Number Shū 1
"Kingyo Sukui to Hanabi Taikai" (金魚すくいと花火大会)
(as The Possible feat. Robin Shoko Okada and Yuki Goto)
57[21]
"Kaze no Uwasa" (風のうわさ)
(as The Possible)
43[22]
"Happy 15"[23]
(as The Possible)
28[24]
"Love Message!" (ラヴメッセージ!)
(as The Possible)
2008 20[25]

MajorEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
JPN
"Kazoku e no Tegami" (家族への手紙)
(as The Possible)
2008 10[26]
"Ijiwaru Crazy Love" (いじわる Crazy love)
(as The Possible)
10[27]
"Shiawase no Katachi" (幸せの形)
(as The Possible)
2009 4[28]
"Family: Tabidachi no Asa" (Family〜旅立ちの朝〜)
(as The Possible)
8[29]
"Yabe~nabe~na Atsuyryokube~na~" (やべ〜なべ〜な 圧力ベ〜ナ〜)
(as The Possible with Oto no Moto)
2010 30[30]
"Watashi no Miryoku/Love² Paradise" (私の魅力/LOVE²パラダイス)
(as The Possible)
9[31]
"Nanja Korya?!" (なんじゃこりゃ?!)
(as The Possible)
2012 23[32]
"Zenryoku Banzai! My Glory!" (全力バンザーイ! My Glory!)
(as The Possible)
2013 7[33]
"Otome! Be Ambitious!" (乙女! Be Ambitious!)
(as The Possible)
5[34]
"Yūki Super Ball!" (勇気スーパーボール!)
(as The Possible)
2014 5[35]
"Omotesandō/Futakotamagawa/Never Never Give Up" (表参道/二子玉川/Never Never Give Up) 2015 5[36]
"Doushiyo, Watashi/Ichigo Ichie" (どうしよう、わたし/一期一会) 2016 5[37]
"High Tension! Wagga Jinsei!/Wadachi" (ハイテンション! 我っが人生!/轍) 2017 11[38]

Collaboration SinglesEdit

[2007.05.16] "Tawawa Natsu Bikini" with Tokito Ami
[2010.06.02] "Yabe~Nabe~ na Atsuryoku Be~na~" with Oto no Moto (Fujii Takashi & Tsubaki Oniyakko)
[2012.03.21] "Playball" Mikage Masahide with Razz Like Air / THE Possible & Ogawa Mana
[2014.09.17] "Mugen, Fly High!!" Team Makenki

Live SinglesEdit

[2011.11.25] "Shiawase Hanabi Go Go GOOO! ~Buchinomese! Dai Pinch!~"
[2012.01.15] "Kibou to Seishun no Hikari ~Come on! Pika! Pika!~"
[2012.02.25] "Sakurairo no Romantic"
[2012.12.01] "Zenryoku Banzai! My Glory!" (全力バンザーイ!My Glory!)

DVDsEdit

Concert DVDsEdit

  • [2007.09.19] The Possible Hatsu Shuen Kouen!! (THE ポッシボー初主演公演!!)
  • [2007.09.19] Tokito Ami with The Possible Live '07 ~Ami Kore Possi Kore(~時東ぁみ with THE ポッシボー ライブ'07~ぁみコレ ポッシコレ~)
  • [2008.05.17] The Possible Live Document DVD -2008.3.3 Yokohama Blitz ~Yokohama ☆ Koi no Catch Ball~ Hatsu Tandoku Live e no Michi- (THE ポッシボー ライブドキュメントDVD-2008.3.3横浜BLITZ~横浜☆恋のキャッチボー~初単独ライブへの道-)
  • [2009.01.30] The Possible 2008 Aki: SEXY Generation (THE ポッシボー 2008秋~SEXY ジェネレーション~)
  • [2009.07.04] The Possible Live 2009 Haru: Shiawase no Katachi Kansha no Katachi (THE ポッシボーライブ2009春~幸せの形 感謝の形~)
  • [2012.05.27] The Possible Tandoku Live 2012 Shiawase no Akashi (THE ポッシボー 単独ライブ2012 幸せの証)

Hello! Project Concert DVDsEdit

  • [2007.03.28] Hello! Project 2007 Winter: Shuuketsu! 10th Anniversary
  • [2007.09.26] Dai 1 Kai Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen: Saru no Koku / Tori no Koku
  • 2007: 2007 Hello! Project Shinjin Koen 8gatsu: Yokohama de Aimasho

PuplicationsEdit

PhotobooksEdit

  • [2007.07.13] Doki Doki Possible (ドキ☆ドキ☆ポッシボー)
  • [2007.07.13] Kyapi Kyapi Possible (キャピ♡キャピ♡ポッシボー)
  • [2008.08.25] Baribari Mizugi de Possible! (バリバリ水着DEポッシボー!)

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b "つんく♂、芸能事務所4社合同でNICE GIRL プロジェクト!を発足". Oricon (in Japanese). 2007-10-15. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
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