|this is not a business|
SPACE SHOWER MUSIC
this is not a business was a former group under WACK, and the first to be signed to the company alongside pla2me. Unlike other WACK units, they were an all-male rock band.
They were also known as "Tengu Band" due to every member's face being obscured by tengu masks.
Past Members Edit
- Kato Kouban/Watanabe Junnosuke (Vocals)
- Hitoda Unzen (否戸田雲仙) (Guitar)
- Kisu Richa (木須利茶) (Guitar)
- Jinshi Mozu (ジンシモズ) (Bass)
- Jou Nima (序鬼間) (Programming)
- Chad Ousumi (Drums)
this is not a business were formed in 2013. In August, they released their debut album, 10 goods.
In 2014, this is not a business released two albums, WELCOME TO THE TENGU WORLD, and DEATH MARCH. In July, they, alongside pla2me, were the first artists to be signed to their manager, Watanabe Junnosuke's newly-formed music production company, WACK.
In January 2015, this is not a business signed with the major label, Nippon Crown. In a signing ceremony outside Yokohama Arena, members signed the contract using their noses.
Kato Kouban left the band in July, and auditions for a new vocalist was held. The following day, Watanabe appeared on stage and announced that he was the "first-generation Kato Kouban" and took over as the band's vocalist. In September of 2015, a new vocalist, described as the "third-generation Kato Kouban" made his debut.
On November 24th, 2015, this is not a business suddenly announced that they were disbanding. One of the reasons given was "we are not a business, but I want to do business things". Afterward, WACK became a company that produced exclusively female idols.