Dancing Dolls are a Japanese female dance and vocal unit. The group consists of five childhood friends from Osaka, aged 15 to 17: Hono, Mii, Misaki, and twins Asuka and Kyoka. Their surnames are not publicized. The group was formed in Osaka by childhood friends. They started performing in the street in Osaka Castle Park, which is a local haven for street performances. The girls wrote and composed their own songs; Misaki choreographed the dances. Dancing Dolls also began uploading dance covers to video sharing websites Nico Nico Douga and YouTube and achieved some notability there.