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Taiwan’s Weather Girls form girl group in Japan

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By Steven Simonitch

Taiwan’s adorable dancing meteorologist girl group Weather Girls have been a lot of things: Japanese school girls, ninjas, super sentai heroes…wait, notice anything similar?

Since it launched in summer 2010, their video series has taken off in Japan more than any other country, likely because most of the monthly video themes are taken from Japanese culture. Many of the themes even have the girls speaking endearingly broken Japanese, which just scores them more kawaii points.

Now, as if to capitalize on that popularity, the Weather Girls have sent seven of their best to Japan to form a brand new idol group called…Weather Girls!

According to their Facebook page, the girls arrived in Japan last month and will be releasing their first single, “Koi no Tenkiyoho” (Weather Forecast of Love) on Oct 17.

While the regular Weather Girls program rotates most of its cast each monthーwe counted a total 34 girls over the past 2 yearsーthe idol group will keep the same 7 members: Yumi, Dara, Hijon, Esse, Mia, Mini and Nue.

So can the Weather Girls stay afloat in a country already flooded with cute young girls dancing around in skirts? Some fans seemed concerned that their still-imperfect Japanese will hold them back, but like we said before, that’s one of their most charming points!

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Fair weather girls and their fair weather fans?

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Cripes!!!! One more set of young pervert meat for the locals to spunk their cash on.

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Does this mean that Japan's weather girls have a little competition? Maybe it's not enough now to just look cute and recite temperatures and forecasts.

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Er, hang on .....there was already a singing act called 'The Weather Girls' wasn't there ?

I could have sworn they sang "It's Raining Men".

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Yes, the REAL Weather Girls did sing It's Raining Men (an all time classic with great associated dance moves). But they wouldn't cut it in Japan as they were all big, black mommas.

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They probably speak excellent japanese. The broken japanese may be just a gimmick.

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The weather from Taiwan looks fine!

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Weather Girls, yes! But not the Weathermen radicals of the 70's.

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@Wakarimasen

But they wouldn't cut it in Japan as they were all big, black mommas.

Of course, we all know this for a fact. No doubt Diet members wearing pink leotards on unicycles would fail to arouse significant interest also.

Excellent legs these friendly young ladies have.

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Great to see other Asian groups catching on here, and beating AKB at their own game! Bravo!

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Another insignificant tropical depression moving northward.

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As if we didn't have enough girl groups

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Now will those Taiwanese Weather Girls perform "It's raining Men"?

Was quiet a hit with the ladies back in the day.

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Very nice girls! I like Taiwan! :)

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Legs longer and thinner than akb48

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I looked at the site and one minute vid clip. Foul.

Foul weather is in store for us if they get popular.

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Let's not kid ourselves here.

The girls didn't form a group, they were formed into a group by the music producers.

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@NeverSubmit

Let's not kid ourselves here.

The girls didn't form a group, they were formed into a group by the music producers.

I, for one, welcome our feminine new overlords. In fact, I hope they never go away :-)

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The girls didn't form a group, they were formed into a group by the music producers.

Yep! Just like every OTHER all-boy or all-girl group that has existed for the past two decades or so. I'm unaware that anyone thought differently, did you?

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typhoon is brewing off the coast of Taiwan, expected to pick up pace and hit the Japan coast in the near future, forecast to loose power as it makes landfall and not pose much of a threat to the local population. this is AKB48 TV reporting.

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the REAL Weather Girls did sing It's Raining Men (an all time classic with great associated dance moves).

It's raining men, Hallelujah, it's raining men, Amen!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBlbPw7WAqM

At the very least the producers of this latest "Bo Peep" extravaganza, could have chosen another name!

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