Sakura Gakuin (さくら学院; Cherry Blossom Academy) is a Japanese pop idol group under the agency Amuse and the label Universal Music Japan. The group first started in April 2010 with their first appearance at the TOKYO IDOL FESTIVAL a few months later. Their major debut single, entitled "Yume ni Mukatte / Hello! IVY", was released on December 8, 2010 under the label TOY'S FACTORY.
By the end of 2011, the group changed labels to Universal Music Japan. They released their first single under the label, entitled "Verishuvi", on December 21, 2011. On March 25, 2012, a special graduation concert was held for the three oldest members. Three new members joined the group in their place.
Graduated Members: Ooga Saki, Shirai Saki, Isono Rinon (磯野莉音), Notsu Yunano (野津友那乃), Taguchi Hana (田口華), Mizuno Yui (水野由結), Kikuchi Moa (菊地最愛), Sugimoto Mariri (杉本愛莉鈴), Nakamoto Suzuka (中元すず香; Leader), Sugisaki Nene (杉崎寧々), Sato Hinata (佐藤日向), Iida Raura (飯田來麗), Horiuchi Marina (堀内まり菜), Muto Ayami (武藤彩未), Miyoshi Ayaka (三吉彩花), Matsui Airi (松井愛莉)
- Baton Club Twinklestars (バトン部 Twinklestars)
- Heavy Music Club BABYMETAL (重音部 BABYMETAL)
- Cooking Club Mini-Patissier (クッキング部 ミニパティ)
- Newspaper Club SCOOPERS (新聞部 SCOOPERS)
- Go Home Club sleepiece (帰宅部 sleepiece)
- Tennis Club (テニス部)
- Science Club (科学部)