Rev. from DVL is a Japanese idol group formed in June 2011. The idol unit is based in Fukuoka in the prefecture of the same name.
The name comes from 2 words. “Rev” is an abbreviation for “revolution” and it means “dream” in Haitian creole. “DVL” is an acronym for “Dance Vocal Lesson”.
Rev. from DVL perform mainly in festivals and local events around Fukuoka. The members are also models.
In July 2013, Rev. from DVL participated in Manga Festival in Vietnam.
In November 2013, Hashimoto Kanna gained the attention and became popular on the internet due to her cuteness. As a result, various photos of her have been published on Japanese websites such as 2ch. Some idol fans believe that she will be the next superstar. The nickname “the too angelic idol (天使すぎるアイドル)” has been given to her.
Rev. from DVL went back in Vietnam in December 2013 to hold new live performances.
Narunaru and Kanae graduated from the idol group in February 2014.
Their radio show Rev. from DVL no Vitamin Revolution started broadcasting in March 2014 on KBC Radio.
Akiyama Miho and Washio Miki host a segment titled Rev. ni Ai ni Kinshai! (Rev.に逢いにきんしゃい！) on the show Girls☆Punch broadcast on RKB Radio every Friday evening. Hashimoto Kanna makes irregular appearances.
Rev. from DVL released their major debut single Love -Arigatou- under the label Yoshimoto R and C in April 2014.
It is also the CM song for the first promotional campaign featuring Hashimoto Kanna and Rev. from DVL.
In May 2014, Hashimoto Kanna appeared in a TV CM for the social video game Girlfriend Beta (ガールフレンド（仮）). Her own anime character is also featuring in the game.
Hashimoto Kanna (橋本環奈) – Kanna (かんな)
Akiyama Miho (秋山美穂) – Miporin (みぽりん)
Shinomiya Nagisa (四宮なぎさ) – Nagichon (なぎちょん)
Washio Miki (鷲尾美紀) – Miki (みき)
Imai Hitomi (今井瞳) – Hitomin (ひとみん)
Kouya Honami (神谷帆南) – Honami (ほなみ)
Nishioka Yuna (西岡優菜) – Yuuna (ゆうな)
Hashimoto Yukina (橋本幸奈) – Yukky (ゆっきー)
Chikaraishi Nanami (力石 奈波) – Chikanana (ちかなな)
Fujimoto Reina (藤本麗依菜) – Reina (れいな)
Takahashi Nanami (高橋菜々美) – Nacchi (なっち)
Furusawa Saki (古澤早希) – Saki (さき)
Matsuda Narumi (松田成未) – Narunaru (なるなる)
Shintani Kanae (新谷香苗) – Kanae (かなえ)