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Morning Musume
Morning Musume (モーニング娘。; Morning Girls) is a popular Japanese girl group under Hello! Project. The group holds graduation concerts almost every year and it currently consists of 12 members: Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, Oda Sakura, Nonaka Miki, Makino Maria, Haga Akane, Kaga Kaede, Yokoyama Reina, Morito Chisaki. They debuted on September 14, 1997 and it is still highly active, holding the second highest overall single sales (of a female group) on the Oricon charts as of February 2012.

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Morning Musume Members Profile:
Fukumura Mizuki

Birth Name:  Fukumura Mizuki
Nickname: Fuku-Chan, Mizu☆Pon
Birth Date: October 30, 1996
Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
Years Active: 7 Years
Generation: 9th
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Color: Hot Pink
Height: 165cm
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: O
Speciality: Unable to read the atmosphere
Hobbies: Drawing
Blog: Morning Musume 9ki

Fukumura Mizuki Facts:
– She is the youngest member to become leader and sub-leader.
– It is rumored that she comes from a very wealthy family.
– She is a middle child with an older and a younger brother.
– She started loving Morning Musume since she was a baby.
– Was initially told by Tsunku that she was eliminated from the third round of Morning Musume’s 9th generation auditions, unaware that she actually passed and her announcement was being kept as a surprise.
– She has said that if she could be reborn, she’d like to be a human again and audition for Morning Musume’s 96th generation.
– Apparently is addicted to chewing ice cubes.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “I WISH”.

Ikuta Erina

Birth Name: Ikuta Erina
Nickname: Eripon
Birth Date: July 7, 1997
Birth Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Years Active: 7 Years
Generation: 9th
Position: Sub-leader, Vocalist
Color: Yellow-Green
Height: 159cm
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Sleep anywhere
Hobbies: Dance and play golf
Blog: Morning Musume 9ki

Ikuta Erina Facts:
– She was previously a child model.
– If she wasn’t an idol, she would like to be a hairdresser.
– She goes to karaoke to release stress.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Shouganai Yume Oibito”.
– She listens to some K-pop artists like BLACKPINK, CLC, and TWICE.
– Once mentioned being a fan of Koda Kumi, Hamasaki Ayumi, and Hikaru GENJI.
– Her cousin is gravure idol and stage play actress Takigawa Aya.
– She wants to try being an action actress because she loves watching sword fights.

Iikubo Haruna

Birth Name: Iikubo Haruna
Nickname: Harunan
Birth Date: November 7, 1994
Birth Place: Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Years Active: 6 Years
Generation: 10th
Position: Sub-leader, Vocalist
Color: Honey
Height: 160cm
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: O
Speciality: Flower arrangement and staring contest
Hobbies: Shopping and reading
Blog: Morning Musume 10ki

Iikubo Haruna Facts:
– She is the first one out of the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th generations to become a legal adult.
– Iikubo Haruna was a model before joining Morning Musume, under the name Dan Hau (壇はう)
– Believes she is the best at staying positive.
– Has said that if she were not a member of Morning Musume, she would work as a maid in a Maid Café.
– Before joining, she wrote Morning Musume as a high school career choice.
– Her favorite music genre is R&B.
– She is famous for having long straight hair.
– Considers her charm points to be the mole at the end of her nose.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Happy Summer Wedding”.

Ishida Ayumi

Birth Name: Ishida Ayumi
Nickname: Daaishi
Birth Date: January 7, 1997
Birth Place: Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Years Active: 6 Years
Generation: 10th
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Color: Blue
Height: 153cm
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: O
Speciality: Braiding hair
Hobbies: Dancing and fashion
Blog: Morning Musume 10ki

Ishida Ayumi Facts:
– She is really proud of being the only Morning Musume member from the Tohoku region.
– Considers her charm point to be her brown eyes.
– Fans have found that she has a habit of taking promotional costumes home for personal use.
– She believes she is the best at dancing.
– Despite having no electricity following the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, she kept on practicing dance with just the light of candles.
– If she wasn’t an idol, she would like to have been a hairdresser.
– She has said that she really doesn’t like spending money and that she is a bargain hunter despite shopping being a hobby of hers.
– She was a back-dancer for Dorothy Little Happy before joining Morning Musume.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Naichau Kamo”.

Sato Masaki

Birth Name: Sato Masaki
Nickname: Masaki, Maa-Chan
Birth Date: May 7, 1999
Birth Place: Hokkaido, Japan
Years Active: 6 Years
Generation: 10th
Position: Lead Vocalist
Color: Emerald Green
Height: 157cm
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Piano and ballet
Hobbies: Riding horses and playing drums
Blog: Morning Musume 10ki

Sato Masaki Facts:
– She is known for having a cheerful personality.
– Has played the piano since she was 2 years old.
– Masaki believes to be the most selfish member of Hello! Project.
– She usually forgets and stumbles when speaking on stage.
– Believes she can’t lose at having perfect pitch.
– Has said that if she were not a member of Morning Musume, she would want to be a piano teacher.
– She has two younger sisters and is left-handed.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Fantasy ga Hajimaru”.
– Sato Masaki is currently the most popular Morning Musume (and Hello! Project) member.

Oda Sakura

Birth Name: Oda Sakura
Nickname: Sakura, OdaSaku, Sakurakkyo
Birth Date: March 12, 1999
Birth Place: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
Years Active: 5 Years
Generation: 11th
Position: Main Vocalist
Color: Lavender
Height: 153.1cm
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Hula dancing
Hobbies: Sewing and cooking
Blog: Morning Musume 10ki

Oda Sakura Facts:
– She said her dream as an idol is to become unique within Hello! Project.
– Has been hula dancing since 5th grade.
– Sakura used to be a vegetarian up until nursery school.
– She has been a fan of Morning Musume since kindergarten.
– Her favorite costumes are the black non-cat outfits worn in “Sexy Cat no Enzetsu” and her own costumes for “Help me!!” and “One and Only”.
– She has also stated that she enjoys listening to Pentatonix, an American acapella group.
– Sakura has mentioned before that she sometimes takes up to 2 hours bathing in the bathtub.
– Her favorite Morning Musume songs are “Namidacchi”, “Mikan”, and “KoiING”.

Nonaka Miki

Birth Name: Nonaka Miki
Nickname: Chel, Nonaka-chan, Mikicha
Birth Date: October 7, 1999
Birth Place: Shizuoka, Japan
Years Active: 3 Years
Generation: 12th
Position: Vocalist
Color: Purple
Height: 157cm
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: A
Speciality: English and playing piano
Hobbies: Collecting cute stuff
Blog: Morning Musume 12ki

Nonaka Miki Facts:
– She is the first member of Morning Musume to come from the Shizuoka Prefecture.
– Learned piano for seven years before joining Morning Musume; in 2017 she learned to play the harp for a stage play, and began learning guitar.
– Nonaka Miki lived in Alabama for 5 years.
– She’s very proud of her English pronunciation.
– If she did not become an idol, she believes she would have gone back to America to study abroad.
– She’s really good at cooking fruiche.
– Said the thing she wants to do most as part of Morning Musume is have concerts abroad.
– She thinks that in a previous life she was a cat.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa”.

Makino Maria

Birth Name: Makino Maria
Nickname: Maria
Birth Date: February 2, 2001
Birth Place: Nishio, Aichi, Japan
Years Active: 3 Years
Generation: 12th
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Color: Light Pink
Height: 165cm
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Ballet, playing piano and calligraphy
Hobbies: Watching baseball games
Blog: Morning Musume 12ki

Makino Maria Facts:
– Her favorite baseball team is the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.
– She believes she is the Hello! Project member who loves baseball the most.
– Her favorite flower is rose and favorite season is winter.
– Before debut the songs she wanted to dance the most with Morning Musume were “Ai no Gundan” and “Toki wo Koe Sora wo Koe”.
– Said the thing she wants to do most as part of Morning Musume is appear at the season opening ceremony of a baseball game.
– If she did not become an idol, she would like to be a wagashi artisan because she loves to eat wagashi.
– She wrote in a magazine that her dream was to become like Michishige Sayumi.
– Her favorite Morning Musume songs are “Renai Revolution 21” and “The☆Pea~ce!”.

Haga Akane

Birth Name: Haga Akane
Nickname: Akanechin
Birth Date: March 7, 2002
Birth Place: Nagano, Nagano, Japan
Years Active: 3 Years
Generation: 12th
Position: Vocalist, Youngest
Color: Light Orange
Height: 158.5cm
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: O
Speciality: Calligraphy
Hobbies: Watching Youtube videos and reading manga
Blog: Morning Musume 12ki

Haga Akane Facts:
– She became a fan of Morning Musume after listening to “Maji Desu ka Ska!”.
– Haga said she has confidence that she could change the future for Morning Musume.
– Is the first Morning Musume member from Nagano Prefecture.
– She thinks she won’t lose to any other member in being young.
– If she did not become an idol, she would like to work at a famous cake shop in Nagano Prefecture.
– She would bring her family to a deserted island.
– Haga once won Best in Show at her prefecture’s calligraphy exhibition.
– Her favorite Morning Musume songs are “Pyocopyoco Ultra”, “Tokimeku Tokimeke”, and “Be Alive”.

Kaga Kaede

Birth Name: Kaga Kaede
Nickname: Kaedy
Birth Date: November 30, 1999
Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
Years Active: 1 Year
Generation: 13th
Position: Vocalist
Color: Italian Red
Height: 162cm
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Trumpet and kendo
Hobbies: Reading books and karaoke
Blog: Morning Musume 13ki

Kaga Kaede Facts:
– She likes anime, games, and manga and gathers news on them as a hobby.
– Favorite sports are marathon, soccer, martial arts, and kendo.
– Her father is Deb, lead vocalist for the metal band The King of Metal Slime.
– Her favorite flower is fragrant olive and favorite season is summer.
– She thinks she won’t lose to any member in her vocal quality.
– Her favorite artists are YuiKaori, SPYAIR, Fairies, AAA, and E-Girls.
– Her favorite music genres are rock and anison.
– Her favorite Morning Musume songs are “Onna ga Medatte Naze Ikenai”, “One・Two・Three”, and “Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi”.
– Kaga Kaede had the longest training period as a Hello! Project kenshuusei out of all the current members (4 years)

Yokoyama Reina

Birth Name: Yokoyama Reina
Nickname: Yokoyoko, Yokoyan
Birth Date: February 22, 2001
Birth Place: Saitama, Japan
Years Active: 1 Year
Generation: 13th
Position: Vocalist
Color: Golden Yellow
Height: 152.5cm
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: O
Speciality: Playing multiple instruments
Hobbies: Dancing and singing
Blog: Morning Musume 13ki

Yokoyama Reina Facts:
– She believes she is the Hello! Project member with the most knowledge and experience with various musical instruments such as the guitar, saxophone, and piano.
– If she did not become an idol, she would want to become a school teacher, specifically a history teacher.
– She learned to play piano without professional lessons.
– In middle school she wanted to form a band and tried inviting her friends to join, but nobody was interested and after her guitar broke she lost interest in forming one.
– She is the first of her Hello Pro Kenshuusei generation to debut.
– Kamen Rider was her favorite TV series while growing up.
– She considers her charm points to be her bangs, eyes, sneeze and loud laugh.
– Her favorite Morning Musume songs are “The Vision” and “Souda! We’re ALIVE”.

Morito Chisaki

Birth Name:  Morito Chisaki
Nickname: Chii, Chii-Chan
Birth Date: February 19, 2000
Birth Place: Tochigi, Japan
Years Active: 1 Year
Generation: 14th
Position: Vocalist
Color: White
Height: 151cm
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: A
Speciality: Dancing
Hobbies: Watching idol perform
Blog: Morning Musume 13ki

Morito Chisaki Facts:
– She was a member of local idol group CoCoRo Gakuen before joining Hello! Project.
– She is also a member of Country Girls.
– Her favorite sport is basketball.
– She attended lessons at the Star Project Academy.
– Chisaki is the first member of Country Girls and Morning Musume to be from Tochigi prefecture.
– Her favorite genres of music are rock and J-Pop.
– She participated in multiple dance competitions between 2011 and 2012.
– If she did not become an idol, she would like to work at an ice cream shop.
– Her favorite Morning Musume song is “Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke”.

Morning Musume Timeline
Morning Musume is constantly changing, with members graduating almost every year since 1997. The graphic below showcases their transformation throughout the years (Updated in July 1st).

(This profile is made by Guirxh)
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