チェキッ娘 (Checkicco) was an idol group formed by Yasushi Akimoto, who was also the producer of the group, along with Masahiro Mizuguchi, a producer for Fuji TV who had the idea of creating "an Onyanko Club (an iconic 80s idol group also produced by Akimoto) for the Heisei era". Checkicco debuted in 1998 with the single "Dakishimete". Their name comes from the phrase "Check it!", a catchphrase of Tomoe Shinohara.
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