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Arai Manami
新井(あらい) 愛瞳(まなみ)
DaDanDance-Arai
Arai Manami, promoting "Da Dan Dance! / Heat Beat Island / 5 to the 5th Power"
Name
Nicknames Maana (まぁな?)
Birth Info
Born November 19, 1997 (1997-11-19) (age 21)
Origin Gunma, Japan
Blood Type B
Zodiac Sign Scorpio Scorpio
Sizes
Height 153cm
Shoe Size 23.5cm
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer
Years Active 2004-present
(15 years)
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2004-2012)
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2012-2013)
UP-FRONT CREATE (2013-)
YU-M Entertainment (2016-)
Label UP-FRONT WORKS (2012)
T-Palette Records (2012-)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei, UFZS, Up Up Girls (Kari), T-Palette mini All Stars, Team Makenki (Kari), UP-FRONT esports club
Up Up Girls (Kari) Info
Joined March 3, 2011
Member Color       Blue
Debut Single Going my ↑
Time in Group 8 Years, 4 Months, 18 Days
Hello Pro Egg Information
Joined June 2004
Generation 1st Generation
Left March 9, 2011
Links
Blog Ameblo-favicon.png Up Up Girls (Kari) Official Blog
Twitter Twitter_2012.svg @arai_manami_ao
Instagram Instagram_logo_2016.svg @arai_manami_official

Arai Manami (新井愛瞳) is a Japanese singer. She is a member of Up Up Girls (Kari), and a former 1st generation member of Hello Pro Egg. She also did a small project with Ogawa Saki called Cheekids.

HistoryEdit

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Arai Manami, February 2019

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Arai Manami, November 2018

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Arai Manami, June 2018

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Arai Manami, November 2017

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Arai Manami, August 2017

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Arai Manami, April 2016

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Arai Manami, November 2014

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Arai Manami, August 2013

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Arai Manami, 2013

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Arai Manami, Late 2012

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Arai Manami, December 2012

2004Edit

In June, Arai auditioned for the Hello Pro Egg auditions and passed.

2007Edit

In 2007, Arai officially started activities as a Hello Pro Egg member along with Kikkawa Yuu and Linlin.

2011Edit

On February 22, a K-Pop cover dance group called UFZS was formed with Arai, Furukawa Konatsu, Mori Saki, Sato Ayano, and Sekine Azusa.

On March 3, it was revealed that Arai, along with Sengoku Minami and the other members of UFZS, will be members of a new group called Up-Front Girls (Kari).

On March 9, it was announced that Sato, Sekine, Arai, and Kitahara Sayaka had completed their training within Hello Pro Egg.[1]

2012Edit

On May 5, Arai and Sekine Azusa starred in the stage play Shiritsu Guriguri Gakuen.

2013Edit

Arai had a small role in a two-part horror movie titled ADA. The movie was directed by Koji Shiraishi and was released on July 13.

2014Edit

On August 27, Arai was officially appointed as the special envoy for tourism in Gunma Prefecture. Her responsibility will be to promote Gunma Prefecture's many specialties like local food, products, and sightseeing spots.[2]

Also in August, Arai became one of the eight participants in the Dai 2kai Gravure Henshuu no Kakushidama Grand Prix, a competition for the future "Gravure Queen" of Weekly Playboy magazine.[3] On December 8, it was announced that she had won the readers' vote.[4]

2017Edit

On October 19, Arai and ANGERME's Kawamura Ayano were appointed as the cheer ambassadors for migration to Saijo, Ehime Prefecture.[5]

On December 20, Arai was announced as a founding member of the UP-FRONT esports club.[6]

ProfileEdit

  • Favorite Subjects: Math, English, Home Economics, Music.
  • Least Favorite Subject: Japanese
  • Favorite Food: Peaches and bread
  • Least Favorite Food: Mushroom
  • Looks Up To: Kamei Eri

Discography Featured InEdit

WorksEdit

PhotobooksEdit

MoviesEdit

  • [2013.07.13] Ada ~ADA~ (讐 ~ADA~)

TV ShowsEdit

TheaterEdit

BooksEdit

Ayano, Akari, Azusa, Manamipng

  • [2012.06.10] Haikei shiryoshu 1 gakko kyoshitsu (Manga x anime kore 1 satsu!) (背景資料集1 学校・教室 (マンガ×アニメ これ1冊!)) (Sato Ayano, Saho Akari, Sekine Azusa, Arai Manami)

MagazinesEdit

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  • [2015.04.20] Photo Technic Digital
  • [2015.05.15] Young gangan

TriviaEdit

  • Eats bread for breakfast.
  • Has a habit of cracking her knuckles.
  • Her favorite spot is the kotatsu at her house.
  • Was the only Hello Pro Egg to wear glasses, all the time.
  • While a member of Hello Pro Egg, she often carried around a photo of Morning Musume.
  • She was born on the same day as former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Kosuga Fuyuka.
  • Shares the same last name with former Sheki-Dol Arai Saki
  • She is the youngest person ever to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei at the age of 6 at the time of joining.

GalleryEdit

Honorary TitlesEdit

Honorary titles

Preceded by
First

Youngest member of Hello Pro Egg
June 19, 2004 - June 21, 2008

Succeeded by
Takeuchi Akari

Preceded by
First

Youngest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Ever
June 19, 2004 – Present

Succeeded by
Incumbent

Preceded by
First

Youngest member of UFZS
February 22, 2011 - Present

Succeeded by
Incumbent

Preceded by
First

Youngest member of Up Up Girls (Kari)
March 3, 2011 - Present

Succeeded by
Incumbent

ReferencesEdit

External LinksEdit

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