The group would be crowd-sourced using lyrics, music, and costume ideas submitted by fans.
Remi Kita and Ryona Himeno were recruited as the other two members after passing the auditions. released their first single, "Sekai Seifuku" on July 22, 2014.
On May 24, 2009, a family court found in Asato's favor and ordered Mizumoto to hand over his home in Kumamoto and his car to Asato as well as 300,000 yen in child support every month for his three children.
With an increasing fan base, they, along with fellow Morning Musume member Mari Yaguchi and Coconuts Musume member Mika Todd, formed a new subgroup named Minimoni.
In addition to this, Kago was also admitted into established subgroup Tanpopo as a second generation member.
From 2001 to 2004 Kago participated in the annual Hello! In August 2004, Kago and Tsuji graduated from Morning Musume together after Minimoni began their indefinite hiatus.
Project shuffle units (3-nin Matsuri in 2001, Happy 7 in 2002, Salt5 in 2003, and H. Under the arrangement of their agency, Kago and Tsuji formed a new pop duo, W, releasing two albums and six singles together.