The official website reads: "Thank you all for supporting bump.y since its inception in 2009. Please keep on cheering for and supporting the members so that all of them will become splendid actresses and flourish in their respective careers.".
bump.y was formed in October 2009 and consists of Sakuraba, Mary Matsuyama (21), Mio Miyatake (17), Matsuri Miyatake (14), and Sara Takatsuki (16). The unit hails from Sweet Power, agency of talents such as Maki Horikita and Meisa Kuroki. They debuted in August of 2010 with the single "voice", and have released a total of 7 singles and 3 albums.
Oh, the ugly girl who was in Ryu ga Gotoku
Nanami Sakuraba has the most beautiful face in the world
They never really took off
Is this different from disbanding?
Oh right, the girl with pigeon-breasts
Nanami Sakuraba's got a nice looking face, but it's a mystery that she hasn't really hit it big time.
I personally imagine her as someone who's got a pretty face but has a terrible attitude.
Oh, so does this mean that she'll concentrate on her tour of Mitsubishi Jisho?
Their songs are actually pretty good
Has Matsuri Miyatake's face improved?
I guess it can't be helped since she was just a grade schooler until a while ago.
Other than Sakuraba, the only girl I know is the one from Ultraman Ginga
Their CDs didn't even sell that well. But I think there are quite a number of actresses who are also working in idol groups on the side.
The 2 actresses from Otome Shinto will be leaving, though.
In other words, they're disbanding, right?
Just say that you're breaking up
Nanami is currently in NHK's Silent Poor.
Sara Takatsuki, IIRC, was cast to voice the heroine of the new Ghibli movie.
Their main line of work has finally gotten on the right track so they're just shifting focus on that.
This person won the Miss magazine auditions or something, right?
I don't really get what this group, and Umika Kawashima's 9nine unit, wants to accomplish.
Umini's group 9nine's CDs have been selling about 30,000 copies.
They're also scheduled to perform at the Budokan.
Ah, the group that's just putting Nanami Sakuraba to waste. They should also put a stop to the group that's putting Umika Kawashima to waste.
Idols are the in thing, but they're trying to act like "artists".
And they're half-baked at that. What did they want to do?
I actually think that Umika's much better at singing and dancing than acting
Nanami was the root cause why this group couldn't catch a break
All of them have the same type of face, and I'm thinking that this is probably what the president of this agency wants.
How do you put it, they've got old-fashioned faces.
Were these girls able to accomplish something?
9nine has been able to get quite a few nice tie-ups, though
Oscar's X21 hasn't been making strides either
When I saw the picture, as expected, I didn't know a single one.
Well, I have heard of Nanami Sakuraba's name before, though
I won't be able to see Takatsuki-chan's boobies jiggle anymore!
Quite a mysterious group wherein every member is shackling each other down.
To think that 9nine has been doing their best
This agency's talents all look pretty similar
Everyone has "graduated" meaning that they'll be having new members (someday) so they're not disbanding?
This is a new and original way of disbanding
Let's go see Mitsubishi Jisho♪
nine9 hit it big with the tie-up with Legal High
But... but they don't have any presence!
I think everyone other than Nanami Sakuraba and Takatsuki will have it tough as actresses.
I'm fine with Sakuraba moving on to acting, but I hope she releases an image DVD.
The act of calling a breakup due to low sales as "graduation".
I get the feeling that everyone else other than Sakuraba will disappear in 5 years
The agency pushed for them, but they just didn't become a hit.
And they're breaking up because they're in the red.
Nanami Sakuraba has already played the lead in a drama when she was around 15, so she should've just gone on to make that shift to acting at that time
And the people who invested their money on them and diligently cheered for them will become their haters, right?
Ahhh, right. The group "Sakuraba clones +1".
In society, they call this getting "restructured".
I know Nanami Sakuraba and Mary Matsuyama since I've seen them in dramas... But I never knew that they sang.
What's going to happen to Matsuri-chan?
I like Matsuri-chan.
9nine on the other hand has pretty strong tie-ups so they'll probably survive.
Minami's got disappointing boobage
So now she can focus on her tour of Mitsubishi Jisho
Am I the only one who thinks that the word "graduation" sounds stupid?
Might be because of this certain group.
Nanami Sakuraba who keeps taking a tour of Mitsubishi Jisho and slacks off on her job is probably excess baggage for her agency.
I still can't distinguish her from Nounen-chan.
It even feels like I'm watching Nounen-chan in Fuka-kyon's drama.
The road to being an actress is much harder, you know
I like Nanami Sakuraba, she's cute but she just doesn't cut it
Well, I think they had a good run of 5 years
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