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Ishii Rika
石井(いしい)里佳(りか)
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Ishii Rika promoting "Chinrenka"
Name
Stage Name Ishii Rika (石井リカ?), Peachy
Birth Info
Born February 26, 1980 (1980-02-26) (age 40)
Origin Hiroshima, Japan
Blood Type O
Zodiac Sign Pisces Pisces
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer
Years Active 2000-2016
(17 years)
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2001-2002)
Label BMG Japan (2000)

Fun House (2000-2001)
UP-FRONT WORKS (2001-2002)
Blreach label (2003-2006)
mona records (2009)
Rainbow Entertainment (2013-2015)
Tokuma Japan Communications (2015)

Associated Acts Odoru♡11
Hello! Project Seikatai
Soloist Info
Debut Single Super Jet Shoes ~Mirai wo Aruku Kutsu~
Last Single Chinrenka
Links
YouTube YouTube_icon_%282013%29.svg Official YouTube Channel
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Images (2)

Promoting "FOLK SONGS 2"

Ishii Rika (石井里佳is a Japanese singer, songwriter, actress and model. She debuted in October of 2000 under the name Peachy.

In October of 2001, Ishii transfered to UP-FRONT AGENCY, changing her name to Ishii Rika (石井リカ). She left Hello! Project in late 2002.

Later on, she began performing lives under her real name once again in May 2003.

BiographyEdit

2000-2001 Edit

Ishii Rika debuted in October of 2000 under the name Peachy, releasing the single Super Jet Shoes. Her producer was former Princess Princess member Okui Kaori (now known by her married name, Kishitani Kaori).

She released her second single in December 2000, and her third single in April 2001. This would be her last release as Peachy, as Ishii transfered to UP-FRONT AGENCY in October.

2002 Edit

Ishii appeared regularly in the TV Tokyo mini-drama Shin Bishoujo Nikki which starred Fujimoto Miki. A month later, she appeared on the Hello! Project Douyou Pops series album The Douyou Pops 1 Christmas

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From Hello! Magazine vol. 15 (New Member Introductions)

to Fuyu no Uta Shuu as Ishii Rika (石井リカ).

Her first on-stage performance was at a Hello! Project concert in January 2002. She was introduced as a new member along with Fujimoto Miki and Satoda Mai.

Ishii continued to appear in various Hello! Project releases, and was a member of the 2002 shuffle unit Odoru 11.

In December 2002, after the release of Shinsaku Douyou Pops 1, Ishii left Hello! Project to explore her own music.

2003 Edit

In May 2003, Ishii held her first live performance, playing original songs written by herself. She also released the single Kotoshima.

2006 Edit

In 2006, Ishii starred in the horror movie zoku, directed by Kobuta Shouji. It was released November 25 at Shibuya Uplink. She also released her major debut single Ao in August, which was featured in the movie.

2007 Edit

In 2007, Ishii started appearing in several commercials. She also released several event singles in 2007 and 2008.

2009 Edit

In 2009, Ishii was chosen as the image girl for Aprecio (a comic & internet cafe).[1] She also appeared on the compilation album (Myspace.cafe Presents) Such A Beautiful Girl Like You, contributing with the song Rainbow Rain. She also provided the image song for commercials for OLYMPUS PEN.

2010 Edit

In 2010, Ishii released her major debut album Aoi Kuma, holding a live performance called Aoi Kuma no Daiippo (あおいくまの第一歩). She was also featured in a commercial for gamecard for which she sung the theme song [2] [3] and Akita View Hotel, for which she also provided the music. Ishii's radio show Rika's Music Laboratory started airing on radio. She also was the presenter for Osakana Hikousen Vol. 1 (おさかな飛行船 Vol.1).

2012 Edit

In 2012, Ishii provided music for Kanagawa Solar Center's theme song. She was also the runner up for Daiichikai Mudle Grand Prix (第一回ミュードルグランプリ). She also was the presenter for Osakana Hikousen Vol. 2 (おさかな飛行船 Vol.2).

2013 Edit

In 2013, Ishii held a live show called “Romance Again”. She also joined the weather news group Sorauta, singing and providing lyrics for two songs, and FM Yokohama started broadcasting her radio show “Le son de La mer”.

In April, Ishii released her second album SLOW LOVE. With the release, Ishii held the commemoration live “Romance Again Vol.2".

On September 25, Ishii released her third album La mer. The whole album is tied up to the movie “Tobe! Dakota", and the special edition of the album featured several instrumental songs from the movie. Two of her songs from SLOW LOVE was re-used for this album.

2014 Edit

In 2014, Ishii held the live events; Rika Ishii One Man LIVE “Etoile de La mer-A Step to Tomorrow-” at Aoyama CAY (石井里佳ワンマンLIVE「Etoile de La mer 〜明日への一歩〜」, and Rika Ishii One Man LIVE “Retro Style” (石井里佳ワンマンLIVE「レトロスタイル」開催).

2015 Edit

On January 14, 2015, Ishii released her major debut single "Chinrenka" (her 2006 single Ao was also marketed as her major debut single). "Chinrenka" was used as the theme song for the TV show Kaiun! Nandemo Kanteidan (開運!なんでも鑑定団).

In 2015, the radio show Ishii Rika no Music Photo Book started broadcasting.

Sometime after this, Ishii stopped updating her web site. No live events have been announced after this. The content of her blog was also deleted and her twitter account made private. Her twitter account was later deleted in late 2019/early 2020. Same goes for her page at her model agency.

ProfileEdit

  • Real name: Ishii Rika (石井里佳)
  • Stage names: Ishii Rika (石井リカ), Peachy
  • Nickname: Rika-chan
  • Birthdate: February 26, 1980 (1980-02-26) (age 40)
  • Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Blood type: O
  • Western Zodiac: Pisces
  • Eastern Zodiac: Monkey
  • Hobbies: Cooking, walking, movies, reading
  • Favorite colors: White, blue
  • Favorite food: Ice
  • Favorite season: Spring
  • Favorite phrase: Aoi Kuma (meaning Aseranai (Don’t panic), Okarani (Don’t get angry), Ibaranai (Don’t be prideful), Kusaranai (Don’t despair), Makenai (Don’t give up))
  • Favorite artists: Carole King, CARPENTERS, Jane Birkin, Janis Ian, Rickie Lee Jones, Arai Yumi, Yamashita Tatsuro, Takeuchi Mariya, Kisugi Takao, EPO
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Other Groups:
    • Sorauta (2013)

DiscographyEdit

All albums and singles released under the name Ishii Rika (石井里佳) unless otherwise indicated

Studio Albums
Compilation Albums

Indies Singles
Major Singles
Event Singles
Digital Singles

Discography Participated InEdit

Odoru 11

Odoru 11
Hello! Project Seikatai

EventsEdit

  • [2010] Aoi Kuma no Daiippo (あおいくまの第一歩)
  • [2013] Romance Again
  • [2013] Romance Again Vol.2
  • [2014] Rika Ishii One Man LIVE “Etoile de La mer-A Step to Tomorrow-” at Aoyama CAY (石井里佳ワンマンLIVE「Etoile de La mer 〜明日への一歩〜」@青山CAY開催)
  • [2014] Rika Ishii One Man LIVE “Retro Style” (石井里佳ワンマンLIVE「レトロスタイル」開催)

WorksEdit

DVDsEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • [2001.10 - 2001.12] Shin Bishoujo Nikki
  • [2002.04 - 2002.09] Bishoujo Kyouiku II (美少女教育II) (TV Tokyo)
  • Hello Land (ハローランド) (Fuji TV)
  • HEY! HEY! HEY! MUSIC CHAMP (Fuji TV)
  • Utaban (うたばん) (TBS)
  • Music Station (ミュージックステーション) (TV Asahi)
  • Pop jam (ポップジャム) (NHK)
  • COUNT DOWN TV (TBS)
  • Hello Kids (ハローキッズ) (TV Tokyo)
  • Kinniku Bijo -Muscle Venus- (筋肉美女-Muscle Venus-) (TV Saitama)
  • View Style (Akita TV)
  • Bokura no Nostalgia ぼくらのノスタルジア) (Aomori Asahi Broadcasting)
  • 2-Jicchao! (2時っチャオ!) (TBS)
  • Arigatoh! (ありがとッ!) ( TVK )
  • Iikoto (イイコト! ) (TVK

Radio Edit

  • Peachy no Momoiro Kandzume (Peachyの桃色缶づめ) (AIR-G')
  • Freak☆Rush! (FM Akita)
  • Ishii Rika Le son de La mer (石井里佳Le son de La mer) (FM Yokohama)
  • Ishii Rika no Retro Style (石井里佳のレトロスタイル) (MUSIC BIRD)
  • Hot Spice (Ibaraki Housou)
  • Ishii Rika no Music Photo Book (石井里佳のミュージックフォトブック) (KBS Kyoto)

Movies Edit

InternetEdit

  • CodeG! ga Dausukiki♪ with Ishii Rika (CodeG!が大好き♪ with石井里佳) (Ah! Toudoroku Housoukyoku)
  • Rika´s Music Laboratory (Odaiba TV)
  • Rika to Kujira no Jikken-shitsu "Rikurabo" (りかとくじらの実験室「リクラボ」) (Odaiba TV)

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]Official site
  2. [2]Gamecard Official Facebook
  3. [3]Official Site (wayback machine 2012)
  4. [4]

External LinksEdit

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