Scandal (スキャンダル ) is an all-female Japanese rock band from Osaka. Formed in August 2006 by four high school girls, they played live street performances until they were noticed and signed to the indie label Kitty Records. In 2008, they released three singles and a mini-album while performing shows in the United States, France, and Hong Kong. That October, Scandal released their major debut single, “Doll”, under Epic Records Japan.

The band has performed the theme songs for many anime, including “Shōjo S” and “Harukaze” for Bleach and “Shunkan Sentimental” for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. With numerous overseas performances and anime theme songs, Scandal has built a considerable international fanbase.

Haruna Ono (小野春菜 Ono Haruna) – lead vocals, rhythm guitarist

  • Born: August 10, 1988
  • Hometown: Aichi, Japan
  • Guitar: Squier Telecaster Haruna HH Model (2012–), Fender Telecaster Thinline Deluxe (2010–)

Mami Sasazaki (笹崎まみ Sasazaki Mami) – lead guitarist, secondary vocals

  • Born: May 21, 1990
  • Hometown: Aichi, Japan
  • Guitar: Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS (2010–), Gretsch White Falcon Double Cutaway G6136DC (2010–), Squier Mami Jazzmaster (2012–), Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Standard (2013–), ESP Italia Maranello Speedster II (2011–)

Tomomi Ogawa (小川ともみ Ogawa Tomomi) – bassist, lead vocals

  • Born: May 31, 1990
  • Hometown: Hyōgo, Japan
  • Bass: Fender American Standard Precision Bass (2010–), Fender Deluxe Active Precision Bass (2012–), Ernie Ball Music Man 20th Anniversary StingRay Bass (2013–), Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass (2008–), Squier Tomomi Jazz Bass (2012–), Yamaha BB2024X (2012–)

Rina Suzuki (鈴木理菜 Suzuki Rina) – drummer, keyboardist, guitarist, secondary vocals

  • Born: August 21, 1991
  • Hometown: Nara, Japan
  • Drums: Pearl Masters Premium Legend Series (2013–), Pearl Masters Premium Maple Series 4-Ply (2010–2013)
  • Keyboards: Roland Juno-D, Roland Juno-G, Sequential Circuits Prophet-5

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