TALENT BRIDGE JAPAN (タレントブリッジ日本) is a former idol company that was under Avex. Formed in 2009, by Takui Hiroshi, the company formed many groups that were named after Japanese bridges.
December 15, 2012, TALENT BRIDGE JAPAN was closed.
March 5, TALENT BRIDGE was formed, with three groups under it (Horai Brides, Akashi Kaikyo Cuties, KiNTAI 7). All the groups were named after famous Japanese bridges (Horai Bridge, Akashi Kaikyo Bride, Kintai Bride.).
Akashi Kaikyo Cuties and KiNTAI 7 started off as indies groups, while Horai Brides made a major debut. Their debut single, "Ai no Kanzen (愛の完全)", reached #2 on the Oricon Charts, selling 49,056 copies.
TALENT BRIDGE held their first summer concert tour from June 4 to August 1.
September 8, KiNTAI 7 made their major debut, with the single "MAD GIRLS". It reached #2 on the Oricon Charts, with 38,044 copies sold.
Auditions for a new TALENT BRIDGE group began, and on April 2, Tatara Tsuki (Tatara Bridge), was formed. They remainded a indies group their whole time under TALENT BRIDGE.
June 7, Akashi Kaikyo Cuties made their major debut, their debut single, Koko Koibito (高校恋人), reaching #4 on the Oricon Charts, with 20,304 copies sold.
TALENT BRIDGE held their first Budokan concert, on March 5, to celebrate their two year anniversary.
October 3, RAINBOW BRIDGE GIRLZ was formed. They were an indies group for their time under TALENT BRIDGE, and mainly did local idol work.
In April, it was announced that TALENT BRIDGE would be closing. There was never an official statement released on why it was closing.
July 6, Tatara Tsuki disbanded, with their last concert at the Kawaguchiko Stellar Theater.
September 18, RAINBOW BRIDGE GIRLZ disbanded, and their last concert performance was at the Nakano Sun Plaza.
November 14, the thee original groups of TALENT BRIDGE (Horai Brides, Akashi Kaikyo Cuties, KiNTAI 7) disbanded, with their last concert at the Pacifico Yokohama Hall.
December 15, TALENT BRIDGE was officially closed.
June 23, with Takui Hiroshi's special guest apperance on Music Station, it was announced that TALENT BRIDGE would be having a reunion concert. It takes place on August 2, at the Yokohama Arena.
Horai Brides (2009-2012)Edit
- Yukata Aoi (豊葵)
- Iwasaki Misa (岩崎みさ)
- Kashiwagi Harumi (柏木春美)
KiNTAI 7 (2009-2012)Edit
- Miura Eri (三浦恵理)
- Nagano Aimi (長野愛実)
- Morinaga Chiyo (森永千代)
- Akaike Akane (赤池朱音)
- Hisako Rina (久子リナ)
- Fukao Izumi (深尾泉)
- Chikamatsu Mira (近松ミラ)
Akashi Kaikyo Cuties (2009-2012)Edit
- Hotaru Kaede (蛍楓)
- Etsuko Masaki (悦子正樹)
- Asari Miho (浅利美穂)
- Kikui Rei (菊井霊)
Tatara Tsuki (2010-2012)Edit
- Ogura Moe (小倉萌え)
- Nakane Yuko (中根優子)
RAINBOW BRIDGE GIRLZ (2011-2012)Edit
- Nagai Hirona (永井平野)
- Saito Haruko (斎藤治子)
- Moriko Reimi (森子麗美)
- Tamura Aiko (田村愛子)
- Komura Hanako (古村花子)
- Aisaka Mitsuru (相坂満)