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PoPiPa's Instruments!
  • Kasumi's Random Star
  • Tae's Snapper
  • Rimi's Viper Bass
  • Saaya's Pearl Drums
  • Arisa's JUNO-DS 61W

Poppin'Party, abbreviated to PoPiPa/PPP, is an all-girl band in the BanG Dream! franchise. The group consists of five members, namely Toyama Kasumi on guitar and vocals, Hanazono Tae on lead guitar, Ushigome Rimi on bass, Yamabuki Saaya on drums, and Ichigaya Arisa on keyboard and tambourine. They debuted with the song Yes! BanG Dream!

Background

A girl band always searching for that sparkling, heart-pounding beat, based on Kasumi's (Gt. & Vo.) childhood observation of the stars shining in the night sky. The other four members are music-lover Tae (Gt.), shy but confident girl Rimi (Ba.), kind and family-oriented Saaya (Dr.), and constant contrarian Arisa (Key.). They have band practice in Arisa's basement, and what they lack in skill and experience, they more than make up for in gusto.

Story

  • For Poppin'Party's band story, see here.
  • For Poppin'Party's event related stories, see listing here.

Costume

Originally each member wore a similar outfit reminiscent of stylized uniforms featuring the girls theme color in both solid and plaid fabrics. This outfit is composed of a white top, two members having sleeves with a plaid cuff, and three without; instead having plaid lace straps worn under shoulder. At the neck is a plaid tie or bow-tie, and black suspender straps adorned with gold lined stars and bows. The straps connect to a brown belt with a star buckle, worn over fabric wrapped around the waist and a small, gold star chain. Kasumi and Saaya wear black shorts with a piece of plaid fabric hanging on the left hip, with Tae matching them but wearing dark blue shorts or miniskirt. Rimi and Arisa wear plaid skirts with a frilly petticoat. Each girl wears matching shoes of their theme color in a darker or lighter shade and accent by gold detailing, along with glittering black stockings or tube socks that have a gold star cut around the top. On their wrists are multiple black accessories, and each girl wears matching hair accessories or star earrings.

Currently the girls have switched to a more colorful and lively outfit. The top is cut beneath the breast with polka-dot pattern, stars, light blue stripes, colorful hot pink dots, and yellow dripping paint with a white collar that has stripes of azure and a flap of violet, purple, hot pink, orange, or blue fabric depending on the member. The suspender straps from the first outfit are kept but lack the bows, connecting to a colorful dot waistband. Each girl wears a different accessory beneath the shoulder, in the form of colorful dotted straps, yellow ruffled sleeves, or bracelets made from red, yellow, and blue rings. The bottoms are slightly different, coming in the form of a pair of shorts or skirt accent by spheres of blue and pink alternating with larger raspberry spheres. The skirt reminiscent of the top, trim with ruffles of lime and yellow, while the shorts are black with raspberry dripped paint instead of yellow and accent by fabric matching the skirt. Each member wears black shoes with yellow strings and socks, along with colorful spheres on the wrists and many colorful star and sphere hair accessories.

Songs

 

Lives

  1. BanG Dream! First☆LIVE Sprin’PARTY 2016!
  2. BanG Dream! Second☆LIVE Starrin’ PARTY 2016!
  3. BanG Dream! 3rd☆LIVE Sparklin’ PARTY 2017!
  4. BanG Dream! 4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY 2017!
  5. Poppin’Party Fan Meeting 2017!
  6. BanG Dream! 5th☆LIVE HAPPY HAPPY PARTY 2018! (Day 1)
  7. BanG Dream! 6th☆LIVE Let's Go! Poppin'Party! (Day 2)
  8. BanG Dream! 7th☆LIVE Jumpin' Music♪ (Day 3)
  9. NO GIRL NO CRY

Trivia

  • Poppin'Party first started out in 2015 with just Aimi, Nishimoto Rimi and Itou Ayasa, before slowly adding members to become a full band. During this period they had four separate lives, before the numbering was restarted along with the project rebranding from "BanG_Dream!" to "BanG Dream!".
  • One of the band names suggested by the members was Sing Jack in Shinjuku. Aimi had suggested Shinjuku Bang Bang Girls.[1]
    • Sing Jack is a play on words for Shinjuku.
    • With Shinjuku being considered as a holy ground, the members tried putting Shinjuku in their band name suggestions at first.
  • All of their songs, except for three (Watashi no Kokoro wa Choco Cornet, What's the POPIPA!? & 1000-kai Urunda Sora), were written by Nakamura Kou, who is the writer of the original BanG Dream story.[2]
  • Their group huddle shout is Popipa, Pipopa, Popipapapipopa! (ポピパ, ピポパ, ポピパパピポパ!).
  • Their family name (Toyama, Hanazono, Ushigome, Yamabuki, and Ichigaya) are all based on the name of areas in Shinjuku.
  • The hair colors of all 5 members are common hair colors that can be seen in the real world. [citation needed]
  • In the game, Kasumi and Rimi both say they wrote Poppin'Party's songs.
  • They are the first to have a gacha that featured limited members (Bright Christmas Gacha).

4★ Band

Powerful Time For Chocolate Cornets T icon
Time For Chocolate Cornets
A Heart-Pounding Moment T icon
A Heart-Pounding Moment
Theme Park Fun! T icon
Theme Park Fun!
Sparkling Smile T icon
Sparkling Smile
Rabbit's View T icon
Rabbit's View
Great Success!? T icon
Great Success!?
Pajama Party T icon
Pajama Party
Cool Important Foundation T icon
Important Foundation
Cute Friends T icon
Cute Friends
On to the Greatest Stage! T icon
On to the Greatest Stage!
Merry Surprise! T icon
Merry Surprise!
No Way Except Forward T icon
No Way Except Forward
Familiar Route T icon
Familiar Route
That One Across the Glass T icon
That One Across the Glass
Pure Lovely Kitten T icon
Lovely Kitten
Under The Sakura T icon
Under The Sakura
Sound Of The Beginning T icon
Sound Of The Beginning
Matching Scrunchies T icon
Matching Scrunchies
Dragging You Along T icon
Dragging You Along
Time To Create T icon
Time To Create
Real Self T icon
Real Self
Comforting Friends T icon
Comforting Friends
Happy A Lack of Motivation? T icon
A Lack of Motivation?
Arisa's Bushido!? T icon
Arisa's Bushido!?
Look Up at the Starry Sky T icon
Look Up at the Starry Sky
Evening Primping T icon
Evening Primping
Shared Happiness T icon
Shared Happiness
Even If Our Hearts Are Separated T icon
Even If Our Hearts Are Separated
Return of the Sakura Season T icon
Return of the Sakura Season
The Poster Girl T icon
The Poster Girl
For more listing of cards per skill and per type, see Cards/Advanced Search.

Anniversary Videos

【1周年記念ムービー】第1弾!〜Poppin'Party編〜

【1周年記念ムービー】第1弾!〜Poppin'Party編〜

【カウントダウンムービー】第1弾!〜Poppin'Party編〜

【カウントダウンムービー】第1弾!〜Poppin'Party編〜

External Links

References

  1. Monthly Bushiroad TV with Toyama Sisters feat. Garupa! Episode 180 which was aired last October 5, 2017
  2. BanG Dream!: Star Beat - The manga is authored by Ishida Aya but the original story concept is by Nakamura Kou.

Navigation

Poppin'Party Discography
1st Single Yes! BanG Dream! - Poppin' Shuffle
2nd Single STAR BEAT! ~Hoshi no Kodou~ - Natsuzora SUN! SUN! SEVEN!
3rd Single Hashiri Hajimeta Bakari no Kimi ni - Teardrops
4th Single Tokimeki Experience! - 1000-kai Urunda Sora
5th Single Kirakira datoka yume datoka ~Sing Girls~ - Happy Happy Party!
6th Single Mae e Susume! - Yumemiru Sunflower
7th Single Time Lapse - Hachigatsu no if - Natsunodon!
8th Single Christmas no Uta - B.O.F - Kimi ni Moratta Mono
9th Single CiRCLING - Light Delight
10th Single Double Rainbow - Saa Ikou!
11th Single Girl's Code - Setsunai Sandglass
12th Single Kizuna Music♪ - Home Street
13th Single Jumpin' - What's the POPIPA!?
Digital Single Watashi no Kokoro wa Choco Cornet
Non-Album Song NO GIRL NO CRY - SAKURA MEMORIES - Returns
Album Poppin'Party 2015-2017 LIVE BEST - Poppin'on!
Others BanG Dream! Original Soundtrack - BanG Dream! Official Band Score - BanG Dream! Official Band Score Poppin'Party Vol.2 - BanG Dream! Official Piano Score - Quintuple☆Smile - Picotto! Papitto!! GARUPA☆PICO!!!
BanG Dream! ☆LIVEs I started a band in spring! - Instruments × Girls = Justice! - It's summer! Bang-A-Dream! - Welcome! Poppin☆PARTY!!!!! - First☆LIVE Sprin’PARTY - Second☆LIVE Starrin’ PARTY - 3rd☆LIVE Sparklin’ PARTY - 4th☆LIVE Miracle PARTY - 5th☆LIVE HAPPY HAPPY PARTY - 6th☆LIVE Let's Go! Poppin'Party! - 7th☆LIVE Jumpin' Music♪ - NO GIRL NO CRY
Character Songs Toyama Kasumi Dokidoki SING OUT! - Teardrops ~Acoustic Ver.~
Hanazono Tae Hanazono Denki Guitar!!! - Hashiri Hajimeta Bakari no Kimi ni ~Acoustic Ver.~
Ushigome Rimi Chocolate no Teion Recipe - Yes! BanG Dream! ~Acoustic Ver.~
Yamabuki Saaya Tooi Ongaku ~Heartbeat~ - STAR BEAT! ~Hoshi no Kodou~ ~Acoustic Ver.~
Ichigaya Arisa Su-Suki Nanka Janai! - Natsuzora SUN! SUN! SEVEN! ~Acoustic Ver.~