Tokyo Performance Doll

東京パフォーマンスドール, Paadoru ((パードル), TPD
Tokyo Performance Doll also called TPD or Paadoru was a Japanese idol dance pop group from 1990 to 1996. It had seven main members and several other trainees for live performances a formula later followed by Hello Project and AKB48. TPD was based in Tokyo and launched sisterbands in other cities: Osaka Performance Doll in 1993 and Shanghai Performance Doll in 1996. TPD had numerous subgroups that issued their own singles while albums were issued collectively. In June 2013 it has been announced that after 17 years the group is being revived with an all new line up. Source: Wikipedia