We are Winner! / Starting Over (We are Winner!/スターティングオーバー) is the sixth indies single by Up Up Girls (2). It was released on April 2, 2019. This is their third consecutive single to feature a song written by Tsunku. This is also their first single without Nakaoki Rin, and their first to feature new members Morinaga Niina, Shimazaki Yuria, and Niikura Ami.



We are Winner! アップアップガールズ(2) MUSIC VIDEO

  1. We are Winner!
  2. Starting Over
  3. We are Winner! (Instrumental)
  4. Starting Over (Instrumental)

Featured Members[]

Up Up Girls (2) promoting "We are Winner!"

Single Information[]

We are Winner!
Starting Over
  • Lyrics: NOBE 
  • Composition: michitomo
  • Arrangement: michitomo, ENIXES (GOLDTAIL)

Oricon Chart Positions[]

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 15 4,044

Total sales: 4,044*


  • The single was initially announced on December 22, 2018 during Up Up Girls (2)’s First 7nin no Christmas event alongside an announcement of new member auditions for Up Up Girls (2). At this event, it was revealed that the new members would be debuting in a double A-side single produced by Tsunku on April 2, 2019.[1] The title of the single and the results of the audition were announced on March 3, 2019,[2] while the new members performed for the first time during a live performance at Mynavi BLITZ Akasaka on March 23, 2019.[3]
  • On June 21, 2019, after the release of the single, Hashimura Riko announced her graduation from Up Up Girls (2) on July 29, alongside another announcement that their next single would be released in August. This makes "We are Winner / Starting Over" her last single with the group.[4]

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