The formula for success is simple. Find a few pretty faces with sweet voices to match (although this is optional), choreograph their every move, put them in front of the camera and voila, you have an instant money making machine whose parts can be periodically replaced before they ware out. While the life of a typical idol band can span over a decade, the individual members often change with the passing of the seasons.
Back in 1992 Idol Japan Records tweaked that basic formula to produce the all-girl sensation, Seifuku Kojo Iinkai (The Better School Uniform Committee [?]), adding a dash of political and social protest to the mix of songs the group serves up. While the financial results have been less than stellar, the group is still nothing less than brilliant!
Here is Seifuku Kojo Iinkai singing their anti-nuke number, Da Da Datsu Genpatsu (Gone Sour on Nuclear Power). You can find a translation of the lyrics accompanying the video on YouTube and while we don't know for sure, you just might find Seifuku Kojo Iinkai themselves at the no-nukes rally that kicks off around one o'clock this afternoon from Tokyo's Meiji Park.
Here is the translation of the lyrics that accompanies the YouTube video uploaded by Idol Japan Records:
That it really unforgivable story
Even if these are national policy
But lying about it had a dangerous
"Not immediately affect the human body is!"Even if it's a wonderful invention
Full of words that never learned
Becquerel, Cesium, Meltdown, Turbine building Monitoring and High microsievert, oops
Remember Proponents of nuclear power
You can stay if you say it's safe
Greenhorn who cause trouble
Aren't you ashamed?
B,B,Break out Nuclear Power Plant B,B,Break out,
Big whoop Shout to the world that the real dangerPoliticians do not work in case of like this
Always keep hold honor and wealth
The migratory birds fly now over the unexpected nature
Do not know where the evacuated area isAll we do remember
Nuclear power plant accident (Fukushima)
All we do remember the magnitude of the damage
Land and sea, Secondary disaster,
Up to people's minds