Pic shows: Members of Mini Girls.nnA new pop group from China comprising young girls between the ages of four and five is threatening to take the country by storm after their pictures went viral.nnThe girls have so far appeared on a number of variety shows and received critical acclaim for their irresistible cuteness, but what their fans are truly looking forward to is the their upcoming first single.nnThe song and dance group aptly named "Mini Girls" is made up of five young girls all from the city of Zhengzhou, capital of Central China¿s Henan Province, where they were all pupils of the same preschool dance class.nnAccording to Cai Shuang, manager of Mini Girls, the adorable children were amongst dozens whose parents sent them to the dance studio for fun.nnThe classes mainly focused on practicing the rigorous dance moves of popular and acclaimed South Korean girl groups such as Wonder Girls, 2NE1, S.E.S., Girls¿ Generation, and SISTAR ¿ all of whom are very popular in China.nnBut in 2015, Cai saw potential in a few of her young pupils and decided to form the five-piece now known as Mini Girls.nnWith an average age of five ¿ the youngest being just four and a half years old ¿ Mini Girls has a "captain" in Zhu Junya, who leads the other dance members Zhang Qihan, Yu Yanxi, Li Yile, and Xiao Ziyan.nnThe girls are reportedly in the process of recording their first single, which will be accompanied by a music video showing off their impressive choreographed dance moves.nnMembers of the public are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Mini Girls, but they are also hoping that the truly young celebrities will be able to keep an eye on their studies once they finally leave nursery and start school.nn(ends)n

Di dunia hiburan, kita mengenal banyak sekali group idol, baik yang beranggotakan remaja maupun yang berusia 20-an. Sebut saja JKT48 asal Indonesia, Girls Generation asal Korea Selatan, atau Morning Musume ’16 asal Jepang. Namun, grup idol ini beda dari yang sudah ada, karena para personelnya balita semua.

Mini Girls (Daily Mail)
Mini Girls (Daily Mail)

Mereka adalah Mini Girls. Grup idol asal Tiongkok yang satu ini sungguh bikin sensasi tersendiri. Dilansir dari Jpopasia, Selasa (5/4/2016), kelompok yang beranggotakan 5 balita berusia 4,5 hingga 5 tahun ini memang menarik perhatian dunia. Sejak debut tahun lalu, mereka sudah tampil di berbagai macam acara.

Mini Girls (Daily Mail)
Mini Girls (Daily Mail)

Grup ini dibentuk oleh The China Childrenâ??s Model Association. Sang manajer, Cai Shuang memaparkan bahwa ia memutuskan untuk merekrut gadis-gadis cilik ini setelah mereka mengikuti salah satu kelas tarinya. Shuang juga mengatakan kalau pihaknya tak mengeskploitasi gadis-gadis cilik tersebut. Ia merasa kalau yang dilakukannya itu bukanlah sesuatu yang ilegal dan tarian yang bernuansa jazz mereka tidaklah sensual.

Mini Girls (Daily Mail)
Mini Girls (Daily Mail)

Respon para netizen pun beragam. Ada yang menganggap tarian mereka terlalu seksi untuk usia mereka. Ditambah lagi dengan make up wajah yang tebal dan baju yang lebih cocok untuk dipakai ABG atau wanita dewasa.

Mini Girls (Daily Mail)
Mini Girls (Daily Mail)

Meskipun mendapat banyak kritik, Mini Girls tetap menunjukkan eksistensinya dan sedang menyiapkan single terbaru mereka di studio.

Kamu bisa lihat sekilas aksi mereka lewat video berikut ini.

(tom)