Juri Takahashi

Juri Takahashi (高橋 朱里, Takahashi Juri, Korean타카하시 쥬리; RRTakahasi Jyuri, born 3 October 1997 in Ibaraki Prefecture), also known mononymously, is a Japanese singer based in South Korea. She is a member of Woollim Entertainment's girl group Rocket Punch and former member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 as the captain of Team 4 and Team B.[1][2]

Juri Takahashi
高橋 朱里
Juri at Rocket Punch Debut Showcase on August 7, 2019.png
Takahashi in August 2019
Born (1997-10-03) 3 October 1997 (age 23)
OccupationSinger
Years active2011–present
Agent
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Associated acts
Japanese name
Kanji高橋 朱里
Hiraganaたかはし ずり
Katakanaタカハシ ズリ
Korean name
Hangul
타카하시 쥬리

CareerEdit

2011-2018: AKB48Edit

 
Takahashi at the Tokyo Auto Salon in Singapore on April 13, 2013

Takahashi passed AKB48's 12th generation auditions on 20 February 2011. In March 2012, she was promoted to the newly created Team 4, but was transferred to Team A in August 2012 when original Team 4 was disbanded.[3] In February 2014, Takahashi was briefly transferred to Team B.[4] In March 2015, Takahashi was transferred back to Team 4 (which was reformed in 2013) and appointed its captain.[5] She would lead the team for nearly three years before being transferred to Team B as its Captain in December 2017, where she would remain until graduation in May 2019.

Takahashi would go on to participate in 16 A-side and 30 B-side songs, as well as a variety of television dramas, movies, variety shows and stage plays in her 7-year tenure.[6]

In the group's General Elections in 2014, Takahashi ranked for the first time at 28th.[7] In 2015, she ranked at 25th.[8] In 2016, she ranked at 15th, making it the first time she entered the Senbatsu.[9][better source needed] In 2017, she ranked at 11th place, the highest rank she will achieve in a general election.[10][better source needed] In 2018, she ranked at 12th place.[11] In 2018, Takahashi participated in Produce 48 and was ranked #16.[12]

2019-present: Rocket PunchEdit

On 4 March 2019, Takahashi announced she was graduating from AKB48 in May 2019. In the same report, she revealed she had signed an exclusive contract with the South Korean label Woollim Entertainment,[13][12] after they e-mailed her.[14]

On 23 July 2019, Takahashi was announced as a member of Rocket Punch, a new six-member girl group from Woollim.[15][16] The group debuted on 7 August 2019, with their first extended play (EP) Pink Punch.[17][better source needed] In 2020, Takahashi ran a series of vlogs on Rocket Punch's YouTube channel titled Juriful Days.[18]

DiscographyEdit

AppearancesEdit

Stage unitsEdit

AKB48 Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" (僕の太陽)
  1. "Idol Nante Yobanaide" (アイドルなんて呼ばないで)
Team A Waiting Stage
  1. "Skirt, Hirari" (スカート、ひらり)
  2. "Tenshi no Shippo" (天使のしっぽ)
  3. "Zannen Shojo" (残念少女)
AKB48 Team B 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" (パジャマドライブ) (Revival)
  1. "Pajama Drive" (パジャマドライブ)

TV varietyEdit

  • Ariyoshi AKB Kyowakoku (有吉AKB共和国) (2011–2016)
  • Shuukan AKB (週刊AKB) (2012)
  • AKB Nemousu TV (AKBネ申テレビ) (2011–2018)
  • AKBingo! (2012–2018)
  • AKB48 no Anta Dare? (AKB48のあんた、誰?) (2012–2016)
  • Renai Sousenkyo (恋愛総選挙) (2014)
  • Produce 48 (2018)
  • King of Mask Singer[19] (2020)

TV dramasEdit

  • Majisuka Gakuen 3 (マジすか学園3) (NTV, 2012) – Messi
  • So Long 1st Night (NTV, 2013)
  • Sailor Zombie (セーラーゾンビ) (TV Tokyo, 2014), Mutsumi Oyamada[20]
  • Majisuka Gakuen 4 (マジすか学園4) (NTV, 2015), Uonome (Team Hinabe)
  • Majisuka Gakuen 5 (マジすか学園4) (NTV, Hulu, 2015), Uonome (Team Hinabe)
  • AKB Horror Night: Adrenaline's Night (AKBホラーナイト アドレナリンの夜) Ep.39 – Hide and Seek (TV Asahi, 2016), Yumi
  • AKB Love Night: Love Fatory (AKBラブナイト 恋工場) Ep.25 – Drama Love (TV Asahi, 2016), Kanako
  • Cabasuka Gakuen (キャバすか学園) (NTV, 2016), Uonome (Iwashi)

MoviesEdit

  • Shiritsu Bakarea Koukou (劇場版 私立バカレア高校) (2012)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 高橋朱里のプロフィール [Juri Takahashi's Profile]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  2. ^ 高橋朱里インタビュー [Juri Takahashi Interview] (in Japanese). Presentcast Inc. Archived from the original on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle - Wiki48". stage48.net. Retrieved 11 April 2020.
  4. ^ "AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri - Wiki48". stage48.net. Retrieved 11 April 2020.
  5. ^ "(AKB48 夢のエントリーシート)高橋朱里 「思いきって」と伝えたい". Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). 18 November 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Takahashi Juri - Wiki48". stage48.net. Retrieved 11 April 2020.
  7. ^ "AKB48 37th Single Senbatsu General Election Results!". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  8. ^ "AKB48 41st single Senbatsu General Election Results!". tokyohive. 6Theory Media, LLC. Retrieved 7 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "AKB48 45th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo 〜Bokutachi wa Dare ni Tsuiteikeba ii?〜 – Wiki48". stage48.net. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  10. ^ "AKB48 49th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo 〜Mazu wa Tatakaou! Hanashi wa Sorekara da〜 – Wiki48". stage48.net. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Jurina Matsui Crowned the Center of the World! SKE48 Claims Top Two Spots at AKB48 World Senbatsu Sousenkyo in Hometown Nagoya!". Tokyo Girls Update. n.d. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  12. ^ a b "AKB48高橋朱里、卒業&韓国デビュー電撃発表「挑戦し続けられる環境に行きたい」". Oricon (in Japanese). 4 March 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  13. ^ "[단독] '프로듀스48' 타카하시 쥬리, 韓 걸그룹 데뷔…울림과 전속계약". Osen. Naver. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  14. ^ "타카하시 쥬리 "가장 좋아하는 한국어는 고구마" 왜?". Naver (in Korean). 7 August 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Update: Woollim Entertainment Introduces New Girl Group Rocket Punch In Concept Film". Soompi. 21 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  16. ^ "『GirlsAward』ライブに新体制アンジュルム 元AKB48高橋朱里らRocket Punch初来日も". Oricon (in Japanese). 31 August 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Rocket Punch", Wikipedia, 26 March 2020, retrieved 11 April 2020
  18. ^ "[V Report] GFriend's Umji enjoys casual broadcast with bandmates". The Korea Herald. 6 September 2020. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  19. ^ Ji Min-kyung (23 August 2020). "'복면가왕' 금잔디X진화X김송X쥬리, '대반전' 정체 공개.."반가운 얼굴들" [종합]". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  20. ^ AKB川栄、こじはるの"ゾンビ顔"熱望「見たい」 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. Retrieved 7 June 2015.