2009. március 20., péntek
Bgirl Shie-Chan from Japan Biography + Trailer
- Biography -
Shie-chan encounters 'street dance' in 1996, which gave her a big shock.
Then she saw the footwork of B-boy Naoya who is a member of a group of singers called Zoo, which made her want to start b-boying. So, she started taking breakdance lessons from Machine-Harada. After a while, she starts a crew that consists of only bgirls, called '4 step set' which later on conquered numerous dance competitions.
Their success didn't remain within Japan... One of the major exposures to the world is the invitation as guests to do showcase at an event called Batthe of the Year International held in Germany in 1998 and 2000.
At the same time, She-chan continued winning solo battles, and other types of battles, which eventually made her 'B-girl Shie-chan Japan represent'.
After '4 step set' broke up, she became a member of a crew called 'Kyoto b-boy crew' which consists of major Japanese crwes such as Ichigeki, NEW BLACK IZM, AIR REAL, Waseda-breakers, Body-carnival, minutes made, etc.
Then she travels to Los Angeles alone in 2003 for training purposes. She becomes a member of AIR REAL in 2004, that later on conquered numerous battles.
One major success of AIR REAL is the victory at UK B-BOY Championship Japan. Winning the right to represent Japan at UK B-BOY CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS held in London, they finished 'Best 4'.
In 2006, Shie-chan was invited to Denmark as a theater dancer.
Even today, she is still actively invited to various events around the world.
In 2007, her solo DVD called "Queen Bee" was released. She is often called a 'Battle machine' with the freezes of high quality (that are rare for b-girls) and the original style that is one-only in the world as her weapons.
With a very high average skill of b-girls in this Japanese scene compared to the average bgirl skill in other parts of the world, people say that she is one of the major girls who made Japanese bgirl scene the 'B-girl Superpower Japan'.
Shie-chan is not only a b-girl but also a graffitti artist whose art pieces are being sold in a breakdance store called 'Duck Tail' in America-mura, Minami, Osaka, Japan.
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