Curry Rouxz (カレールーず)
Members[edit | edit source]
- Pan Luna Leafy (Founding member)
- YUiNA EMPiRE (Founding member)
- Uruu Ru (Founding member)
- Yumeka Naukana? (Joined September 4th, 2019)
History[edit | edit source]
2019[edit | edit source]
On June 19th, it was announced on twitter that former second-generation BiS members Pan Luna Leafy and YUiNA EMPiRE would form a new unit with WAgg trainee Uruu Ru. They were given the temporary name "Curry Rouxz" with a debut planned for Fall. Auditions for additional members were opened, with an age range of 16 to 32.
On September 4th, Yumeka Naukana? joined and with their starting line-up complete, the group announced that their official name was CARRY LOOSE, and they would release their debut album in October.
On September 18th, they debuted their first song, Yasashii Sekai, and announced their debut live as a two-man with BiS on October 6th.
The following weeks, more free digital singles were uploaded, leading to the release of their self-titled debut album, CARRY LOOSE, on October 22nd.
October 9th saw the announcement of their campaign 10000CARRY, where individual members of the group would travel to Tower Records stores across the country between the 10th and 14th to distribute free cheki to fans who show them a picture tweeted on Twitter with the hashtag 10000CARRY. Additionally, on the same date they announced that every day, for 6 days, they would unveil a new song from their debut album with the first being Pretender.
Carry Loose debuted their eponymous song, CARRY LOOSE, from their eponymous album on October 11th as a TV performance on Buzz Rhythm 02, which Gang Parade also provided the ending music for. The music video for this song was released on October 17th, and it was also released as a free digital single.
Following the release of every song online, CARRY LOOSES' debut album was released on Octber 22nd.
The 2nd and 3rd of November saw the group's first marathon and race against third generation BiS broadcast on Japanese streaming service Nicovideo, the winner of which would be the main act of a 2-man live with the loser. Carry Loose were victorious against BiS and following this, a joint promo live for BiS' debut single DEAD or A LiME and the CARRY LOOSE album took place at Tower Records Shibuya.
Carry Loose's debut oneman live "Yuruku Hakonde Kudasai" (ゆるくはこんでください; Do Things Loosely) was held on November 4th and also broadcast on Nicovideo. During the encore, Yumeka announced their debut single.
2020[edit | edit source]
On February 11th, CARRY LOOSE's debut single, Ningen, was released.
From April 30th, CARRY LOOSE launched their own radio show, CARRY LOOSE no KiND EAR, on JFN Park.
CARRY LOOSE held an emergency NicoNico event on July 20th, where they announced that, starting immediately, all members would live together while being filmed and broadcast via livestream 24 hours a day until they achieved a major label debut. The event, CARRY OF MAJOR, took place until mid-October.
On October 16th, it was announced that CARRY LOOSE would disband on October 31st, without achieving their goal of a major label deal. The decision to disband was made by Watanabe Junnosuke, who didn't feel that the four members worked well as CARRY LOOSE.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [2020.04.30-Present] CARRY LOOSE no KiND EAR (CARRY LOOSEのKiND EAR; CARRY LOOSE'S KiND EAR)
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- YUiNA EMPiRE and Uruu Ru share the same birthday.
- Upon the reveal of the group, YUiNA and Pan Luna Leafy have been banned from tweeting more than once a week until they officially debut. They tried to circumvent this by changing their twitter biographies with their current thoughts and feelings instead.
- While auditions for the group were taking place, Pan Luna and YUiNA worked as mentors for WAgg.