BEYOOOOONDS is a Japanese pop group under Hello! Project that was formed in October 2018 as a collective of three groups; CHICA#TETSU, Amenomori Kawaumi, and a group consisting of three Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" audition winners.
Initially, on May 5, 2017, it was announced that Hello Pro Kenshuusei members Ichioka Reina, Takase Kurumi, and Kiyono Momohime would debut from the trainee program.
On March 30, 2018, an update on the group was posted to the official Hello! Project website, announcing that the group featuring Ichioka would be a "performance group", while the new section including Takase and Kiyono would become a second new group with the image of a "small theater troupe". On the same day, it was announced that an audition to find members for the new groups was slated to begin in late April. Following a postponement, the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition finally began on May 11.
On June 9, 2018, during a Hello! Project Kenshuusei event, it was announced that Shimakura Rika, Nishida Shiori, and Eguchi Saya would join the performance group and Maeda Kokoro, Yamazaki Yuhane, and Okamura Minami would join the theater group, with the possibility of more members being added to both groups following the conclusion of the ongoing audition.
On October 19, 2018, the groups' names were revealed as CHICA#TETSU and Amenomori Kawaumi. Together they would form a collective group named BEYOOOOONDS, and instead of the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" audition winners joining either of the two groups, they would become part of BEYOOOOONDS.
On December 3, 2018, the winners of the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition were revealed as Satoyoshi Utano, Kobayashi Honoka, and Hirai Miyo. BEYOOOOONDS began their activities as 12 members during the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2019 WINTER concert tour.
On April 30, 2019 the group held an event where it was revealed that they would make their major debut and release their first single on August 7.
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