NEXT YOU is a fictional idol group from the 2016 TV drama Budokan, portrayed by Juice=Juice. NEXT YOU began activities in late 2015 with Juice=Juice portraying the new unit at lives and events for the recording of the drama. The unit released two singles in 2016.
Juice=Juice ended their promotional activities as NEXT YOU after the drama ended on March 26, 2016.
- Sakamoto Hana (坂本波奈 (19); Yellow) Leader (portrayed by Kanazawa Tomoko)
- Tsurui Rurika (鶴井るりか (19); Purple) (portrayed by Miyazaki Yuka)
- Adachi Mayu (安達真由 (18); Green) (portrayed by Takagi Sayuki)
- Dogakiuchi Aoi (堂垣内碧 (17); Red) (portrayed by Uemura Akari)
- Hidaka Aiko (日高愛子 (17); Pink) (portrayed by Miyamoto Karin)
- [2018.08.01] Juice=Juice#2 -¡Una más!- (Disc 1 #10 Next is you!, disc 2 #11 Otona no Jijou)
- [2016.02.03] Next is you! / Karada Dake ga Otona ni Nattan ja nai (NEXT YOU / Juice=Juice)
- Digital Singles
- [2016.03.02] Otona no Jijou (大人の事情)
- The group's unit color is pink.
- NEXT YOU lives are called "jugyou sankan" (授業参観; class observations), fans are called "NEXT chuudoku" (ネクス中毒; NEXT addicts), and handshake events are called "homerooms".
- At the time of the group's announcement, only Takagi Sayuki was the same age as her character in the unit.
- In the drama, NEXT YOU released two fictional singles before "Next is you!" and "Otona no Jijou." The first is titled "To The Moon / Budokan someday" (To The Moon / 武道館someday), and the second is titled "NEXT Summer Vacation / Pineapple bomb" (NEXT Summer Vacation / パイナップルbomb).
- ↑ "Juice=Juice主演 フジテレビ＆BSスカパー！放送ドラマ『武道館』エキストラ募集のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Official Fan Club Website. 2015-11-06.
- ↑ "【公式】ネク！ステ ＃1" (in Japanese). NEXT YOU STATION (via YouTube). 2015-11-11.
- ↑ "NEXT YOU 2月3日発売『Next is you！』発売記念ホームルーム（=握手会) 11/28 広島CLUB QUATTROのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2015-11-25.
- ↑ "" Screenshot from Episode #1 of Budokan, aired 2016-02-06.