Fifteen names have been shortlisted for the Sunshine!! group, and it will be everyone's votes which decide the finalised name! Here is a list of all the submitted entries, followed by the author's short explanation/description.
A portmanteau of the words "aqua" and "ours".
2. 浦の星少女隊 (Uranohoshi Shoujotai,lit. Uranohoshi Girls Corps)
Simple is best. A group name attached to the Uranohoshi school name which the nine girls attend.
A refreshing image of citrus. A perfect name for the girls who live surrounded by orange groves.
4. 歌音 (Kanon,歌音)
A name derived from the musical definition of "canon". A name that holds the meaning of chasing one's dreams.
5. KiSeKi (lit. Miracle)
Symbolizing a wish for them to become a school idol group that can create miracles.
Named after the goddess of Mt. Fuji, "Konohana no Sakuya-hime", it is a name bearing a Shizuoka feel. TL note: Shizuoka is the prefecture where Mt Fuji is, as well as where Sunshine!! takes place.
7. SS's (pronounced as Sunshines)
A name that also contains the meaning of "Save" the "School".
8. 潮風sail (Shiokaze seiru,lit. Sea breeze sail)
A concept based on the feeling of wind the visual portrayed. The idea was born from a combination of the sea plus the sailor uniform's image.
9. シャイニーズ (Shainizu,lit. Shinies)
A name based on their desire to become a shining school idol group.
10. シャンティ (Shanti,ceanTea)
A name based on Shizuoka's image, combining the words "ocean" and "tea".
A word meaning "stars" in Italian. To become school idols shining brightly with their own light!
The brightest star of the Virgo constellation. A wish to become an existence that shines brightly within the school.
A French word meaning "sun". Based off the image of the "Sunshine" title.
Combining the different colors of all nine characters, hoping to create new colors. The name's point is that it has 9 characters.
The name of the sea god in Celtic mythology. Also a word that holds the meaning of "sea".
Which is your favorite name so far? Feel free to discuss here in the post~
Voting takes place here from June 1, 11:00 to June 11, 17:00 (UTC+9). Don't forget to vote for your favorite name!
UPDATE: Click on the big green button to be taken to the voting page. The questions are as follows:
Selected group name
Gender: 男性 for male, 女性 for female.
After the CAPTCHA, click the button at the right which contains the characters "確認" to continue, or click the button at the left with the characters "削除" to clear the form.
At the next page, click the button at the right with the characters "送信" to submit the form, or click the button at the left with the characters "戻る" to go back.
Though I like Spica... Wouldn't Spica Terrible sound like a big troll after that ? XD No Soleil either please. I'm French though, but Printemps is enough x) I like Shinies. Sounds like they're a bunch of pokemon x)
Basically, Dengeki G's Magazine has opened submissions for fan questions for the Sunshine!! girls. In Japanese, of course.
To take part, tweet the following:
①Member the question is directed at
③Publishable penname and then hastag it with "#gs_llss"
I'll put it again in next month's news post, but I don't really expect a lot of people to take part due to language barriers.
Anton0125 wrote: How long are we gonna find out which name has the highest vote?......xD
LL will surprise I guess. Hopefully, we'll get the announcement which name wins once they've released their first Sunshine PV (based on what u's did before, though it was their second PV "Snow Halation" that revealed the name that won)