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INI Members Profile

INI Members Profile and Facts
INI is the 11 member group that was formed from the winners of Produce 101 Japan Season 2. The members include Ikezaki Rihito, Ozaki Takumi, Kimura Masaya, Goto Takeru, Sano Yudai, Xu Fengfan, Takatsuka Hiromu, Tajima Shogo, Nishi Hiroto, Fujimaki Kyosuke, and Matsuda Jin. They are under Lapone Entertainment and debuted on November 3, 2021.

INI Fandom Name: MINI (Me + INI)
INI Official Colors:

What’s the meaning of “INI”?
“INI” means connecting members (I) and you (I) with Network (N).

INI Official Sites:
Twitter: @official_INI
Instagram: @official_ini
YouTube: INI
TikTok: @official__ini

INI Members Profile:
Kimura Masaya

Birth Name: Kimura Masaya (木村 柾哉)
Probable Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: October 10th, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Origin: Aichi, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Final Rank: 1

Kimura Masaya Facts:
– Hobbies: Taking walks and watching movies
– Special Skills: Dancing: Hip Hop and Jazz
– His official color is Yellow.
– He is friends with Ren of JO1.
– His favorite artist is Miura Daichi.
– He was a backup dancer for Seventeen‘s Ideal Cut concert in Japan.
– He pledges to climb to the top of Mount Fuji and pray for the success of the group if he debuts.
– On September 7, 2021 he has been revealed as the Leader of INI.
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Nishi Hiroto

Birth Name: Nishi Hiroto (西 洸人)
Probable Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper
Birthday: June 1st, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Origin: Kagoshima, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Final Rank: 6

Nishi Hiroto Facts:
– Hobbies: Video games and anime
– Special Skills: Soccer and lifting weights
– His official color is Black.
– Hiroto can speak English. He passed the EIKEN test grade 2 (which is usually for high schoolers) when he was in 4th grade.
– He used to be a backup dancer for many groups, such as Taemin. He was also in his “Famous” music video.
– His role model is DPR.
– Hiroto appeared in Naoto‘s “Hibiscus” and Chanmina‘s “Angel” music videos.
– He pledges to make an original song if he debuts.

Xu Fengfan

Birth Name: Xu Fengfan (許 豊凡)
Probable Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Birthday: June 12th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Origin: China
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Final Rank: 8

Xu Fengfan Facts:
– He graduated from Keio University (one of the top university in Japan). He was an international student in the economics department.
– Hobbies: Pokemon battles, photography and visiting art museums
– Special Skills: “I speak Japanese, English, and Korean.”
– His official color is Purple.
– Fengfan used to work at Starbucks.
– His role model is Juyeon of The Boyz.
– He went to Keio University (one of the top universities in Japan) and was part of their kpop dance crew. He studied economics.
– He admires JO1, Seventeen, and The Boyz.
– He pledges to sing “Let Me Fly” on Japan’s biggest roller coaster if he debuts.

Tajima Shogo

Birth Name: Tajima Shogo (田島 将吾)
Probable Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Visual
Birthday: October 13th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Origin: Tokyo, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Final Rank: 3

Tajima Shogo Facts:
– Shogo has a younger sister.
– Hobbies: Walking, reading, making music, watching shows and going to cafes
– Special Skills: Dancing (Hip Hop, K-Pop), playing the drums and rapping
– His official color is Green.
– He is confirmed to have been a former Cube Entertainment trainee.
– He is a former trainee under Johnny & Associates.
– He can speak Korean.
– He admires Travis Scott, Kanye West, and Chris Brown.
– He was a member of G=AGE.
– Shogo and Yuto from Pentagon are close friends. (The Television interview – Nov 25 2021)
– He pledges to make a counseling session for the fans and give advice to their worries if he debuts.

Takatsuka Hiromu

Birth Name: Takatsuka Hiromu (髙塚 大夢)
Probable Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: April 4, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Origin: Tokyo, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Final Rank: 2

Takatsuka Hiromu Facts:
– Hobbies: Taking care of animals
– Special Skills: Vocal: Rock Instrument: Guitar Voice percussion, crafts
– His official color is Light Blue.
– His favorite food is sweet shrimp sushi, but doesn’t like enoki mushrooms.
– He is good at drawing.
– He worked at a pet store.
– He admires Da-iCE‘s Hanamura Sota.
– He was part of an acapella group.
– He pledges to go a fan’s house and take care of their pets if he debuts.

Goto Takeru

Birth Name: Goto Takeru (後藤 威尊)
Probable Position: Sub-Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: June 3rd, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Origin: Osaka, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Final Rank: 11

Goto Takeru Facts:
– Hobbies: Reading
– Special Skills: Taiko, impersonation, basketball and soccer
– His official color is White.
– He speaks Spanish, he studied it in university.
– He admires BTS and ARASHI.
– Takeru’s favorite body part of himself is his pectorals.
– He pledges to make a ring and give it as a gift if he debuts.

Ozaki Takumi

Birth Name: Ozaki Takumi (尾崎 匠海)
Probable Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: June 14th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Origin: Osaka, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Final Rank: 5

Ozaki Takumi Facts:
– Hobbies: Watching anime
– Special Skills: Vocal: ballads
– His official color is Orange.
– Nickname: Taku
– Takumi was on a reality show called “My Younger Prince, Winter Lovers”.
– He was a member of α-X and Jump Up Joy.
– He admires ARASHI.
– He pledges to make an original song if he debuts.
– He used to be an AVEX trainee.

Fujimaki Kyosuke

Birth Name: Fujimaki Kyosuke (藤牧 京介)
Probable Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: August 10th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Origin: Nagano, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Final Rank: 4

Fujimaki Kyosuke Facts:
– Hobbies: Singing and going to saunas
– Special Skills: Singing and baseball
– His official color is Blue.
– He admires Atsushi from EXILE.
– He used to post covers on TikTok.
– He pledges to design an original hoodie and give it away as a gift if he debuts.

Sano Yudai

Birth Name: Sano Yudai (佐野 雄大)
Probable Position: Sub-Vocal, Visual
Birthday: October 10th, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Origin: Osaka, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Final Rank: 10

Sano Yudai Facts:
– Hobbies: Video games and DIY
– Special Skills: Impersonation
– His official color is Pink.
– His hobbies are playing games, watching anime, DIY, and visiting used clothes stores.
– He admires Jungkook from BTS.
– He pledges to do an online gaming stream if he debuts.

Ikezaki Rihito

Birth Name: Ikezaki Rihito (池﨑 理人)
Probable Position: Lead Rapper
Birthday: August 30th, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Origin: Fukuoka, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Final Rank: 9

Ikezaki Rihito Facts:
– Hobbies: Watching movies
– Special Skills: “Playing the drums, singing English songs, and playing the guitar (and singing). I’m also good at drawing portraits.”
– His official color is Navy Blue.
– Rihito used live in Thailand for a few years.
– He can fit 15 marshmallows in his mouth.
– He admires BTS.
– He has a pet cat.
– He pledges to make original goods out of his drawings if he debuts.

Matsuda Jin

Birth Name: Matsuda Jin (松田 迅)
Probable Position: Sub-Vocalist, Youngest
Birthday: October 30th, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Origin: Okinawa, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Final Rank: 7

Matsuda Jin Facts:
– Hobbies: Basketball and manga
– Special Skills: Locking dance and impersonating Kudo Shinichi
– His official color is Red.
– He loves photography and takes a lot of pictures of his members sleeping.
– His nickname is MJ.
– He thinks his charming point is the mole next to his eyebrow.
– His hobbies are sleeping and playing video games.
– His admires Jungkook from BTS.
– He pledges to spend $300 on food and eat out with the members if he debuts.

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Note 2: The listed positions are the Probable Positions, based on their releases so far. The positions haven’t been officially revealed, except for Masaya’s Leader position.

For reference on MBTI types:
E = Extroverted, I = Introverted
N = Intuitive, S = Observant
T = Thinking, F = Feeling
P = Perceiving, J = Judging

Source for the MBTI types: ViVi Magazine

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