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Recording their first single (December 2019

(S)pirit Color is a unit consisting of former Osaka Performance Doll members Inaba Atsuko and Furutani Ayano. They were two of the five main members (called F/Unit) of the theatre based performance group. Inaba was later part of the Hello! Project group Taiyou to Ciscomoon, and Furutani was later part of Nippon Columbia's groups D.B.B. and Long path echo.

They were known as Pirit Color a.k.a. Piricala (ピリカラ) from 2014 to 2020, but changed the name to (S)pirit Color with the release of their first CD in January 2020. It is still pronounced as Pirit Color, but stylized with an (S).

In November 2019, Pirit Color announced they were recording a CD Single that would be available for purchase at their live events on January 30, 2020.[1] At the same live events, Pirit Color announced a live corner. You could request songs in any genre you'd wish, but the song had to be from the Showa era. You could vote between December 1 and December 8, 2019.

In early January, it was announced that the CD release would contain five original tracks.[2]On January 25, the cover of the CD was released. The title was announced to be piricala 1. On January 27, it was announced you could download the track "Dakara ne... Waratta" from the upcoming CD from January 29 at Laugh & Peace Music.[3]

At the end of January, it was also announced that the unit's name would from now on be written as (s)pirit color. The additional S has various meanings, such as soul, super, secret, supreme, and expresses the desire to express various colors as a spirit! The reading however does not change.[4]

For their fall 2020 tour, the venue hold half the normal amount of people, so the event was live stremaed at Streaming+ as well[5].

On September 4, they held their first live instagram broadcast.[6]



[2020.01.30] piricala 1

Digital Singles[]

[2020.01.29] Dakara ne... Waratta

Live Events[]

  • [2018.11.23] Piricala Live Tour 2018[13] (ピリカラLive Tour 2018)


  • Pirit Color was announced when the duo opened a twitter account for the unit in June 2014[17].
  • Due to high sales for their first event, Piricala Live 2014, one additional performance was added (so there would be two sets on that date instead of one).
  • Inaba was part of OPD from 1994 to 1996, Taiyo to Ciscomoon from 1998 to 2000, and Hello! Project from 1998 to 2009. OPD and Taiyo to Ciscomoon have had several reunions since they disbanded in 1997 and 2000.
  • Furutani was part of OPD from 1994 to 1996, B.D.D. from 1998 to 1998, and Long path echo from 1999 to 2005 when she began her solo activities.
  • Furutani and Inaba first met in an elevator. There was an Osaka Performance Doll audition, and there was a lesson at NYC (Yoshimoto School). (Yoshimoto is the agency that started Osaka Performance Doll).[18]
  • They perform songs from OPD and Taiyo to Ciscomoon, but also perform cover songs from the Showa Era. They have previously sung Kamome ga Tonda Hi (The Day the Seagull Flew Away) (February 2015), Ihoujin (Stranger) (September 2015), and Kaze wa Aki-iro (The Wind Is the Color of Autumn) (November 2016).[19]
  • Kominato Miwa and Shinoda Miho was in the audience for the Piricala Live Tour 2018 in December, and got up on stage during the song Gatamekira to sing it live.[20] An original song by Pirit Color was also sung live at this event.[21]


  • From Pirikala Live Tour 2018 in December 2018:

Pirit Color nakano kumiko miho shinoda miwa kominato.jpg

From Left to right: Kominato Miwa, Nakano Kumiko (ex-OPD member), Shinoda Miho

Pirit Color Atsuko Inaba nakano kumiko miho shinoda miwa kominato.jpg

From left to right: Inaba Atsuko, Nakano Kumiko (ex-OPD member), Furutani Ayano (ex-OPD member)


  1. https://twitter.com/piritcolor/status/1197855370003107840
  2. https://twitter.com/ayano_furutani/status/1213662821788946432
  3. https://lpm.yoshimoto.co.jp/4919/
  4. https://twitter.com/piritcolor/status/1221292924320698368
  5. https://twitter.com/inaba_atsuko/status/1305098861514432512
  6. https://twitter.com/inaba_atsuko/status/1434023383742648320
  7. [1]ライブ情報!「ピリカラLive 2014」 日程:9月27日(土)場所:四谷 Live inn Magic 開場:18:30開演:19:00 チケット料金:前売り¥4,000 / 当日¥4,500 (1ドリンク別) ※チケット発売はe+のみで行います。発売日は来週の予定です
  8. [2]Takeuchi Yuki Blog Post
  9. [3]来年の2月15日に開催される「ピリカラライブ2015」のチケット発売は今週中を予定しています! 詳細は明日ちゃんとお知らせしますね!
  10. [4]あつこです! 昨日の太陽とシスコムーンのトークライブでもお知らせしましたが、9月27日(日)にピリカラライブ第3弾を開催することになりましたー!詳細は改めてツイートしますので、皆さん、9月27日は空けておいてくださいね!よろしくお願いしまーす!!
  11. [5]皆さんこんにちわ!ピリカラです! 今日9月27日は、2014年にピリカラを結成し、初めてライブデビューした日で、私達にとっては特別な記念日でもあります。そんな今日、皆さんにお知らせがあります! 2016年11月19日(土)、ピリカラライブ第4弾が決定しました!!
  12. [6]お知らせです! ピリカラライブ第5弾は… 2018年2月25日(日)に決定しました! 会場はいつもの四谷Honey Burstさんです! 情報が小出しですみません。 詳細はまた改めてツイートします! よろしくお願いします(о´∀`о)
  13. [7]「ピリカラLive Tour 2018」開催!! ピリカラ結成4年目にして初めて地元大阪、そして東京の2都市でライブを開催します! ★11月23日(金・祝)大阪 中津vi-code ★12月5日(水)東京 目黒Blues Alley Japan チケット購入についてはこの後お知らせします!
  14. [8]
  15. https://twitter.com/piritcolor/status/1305097573007388672
  16. https://twitter.com/piritcolor/status/1418849404543438854
  17. [9]9月27日のライブに向けて、ピリカラのtwitterを始めました!今後こちらでライブの詳細、情報などをお知らせしていきますので、みなさんフォローをお願いします!
  18. [10]稲葉貴子と初めて会った日の話。 OPDのオーディションがあって NSC(吉本のスクール)でレッスンがあって、 帰りのエレベーターで2人きりになって、 古谷が高校生で稲葉が専門卒の大人。
  19. [11]2015年2月「かもめが翔んだ日」 2015年9月「異邦人」 2016年11月「風は秋色」
  20. [12]あっちゃんがバンド活動しているピリカラのLIVE見に行ってきましたー! お客のつもりだったんだけど、急遽しのぴー、コミが飛び入り参加! 『ガタメキラ』を4人で歌いましたー。 その時点でお酒飲んでたのは、勿論私だけ(笑) だってしょうがないじゃない!ライブたのしむには必要だもん!(・∀・)
  21. [13]ピリカラのオリジナル曲もあったり、アンコールは、太陽とシスコムーンの信田美帆ちゃんと小湊美和ちゃんがゲストで、ピリカラとガタメキラを歌うというサプライズ!楽しいライブでした

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