Fukumura Mizuki (譜久村聖) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a 9th generation member and the leader of Morning Musume, as well as the seventh and current leader of Hello! Project. Before her debut, she was a 4th generation member of Hello Pro Egg.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Works
- 7 Rankings
- 8 Trivia
- 9 See Also
- 10 Honorary Titles
- 11 References
- 12 External Links
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Fukumura Mizuki was born on October 30, 1996 in Tokyo, Japan.
2006[edit | edit source]
2008[edit | edit source]
In hopes of becoming a member of Morning Musume, Fukumura successfully auditioned for Hello Pro Egg. She was introduced as a member of Hello Pro Egg at the 2008 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 6gatsu ~Akasaka Hop!~ concert, alongside Kaneko Rie and Takeuchi Akari.
2009[edit | edit source]
2010[edit | edit source]
Fukumura participated as a background dancer in two of Mano Erina's music videos, "Haru no Arashi" and "Onegai Dakara...". Fukumura also made her first live performance with Shugo Chara Egg! for the song "Arigatou ~Ookiku Kansha~". Afterwards, Shugo Chara Egg! disbanded.
Late in the year, Fukumura auditioned for the Morning Musume 9ki Audition. For the second round, she performed "Maji Bomber!!" by Berryz Koubou. She was then told by Tsunku that she failed the third round.
2011[edit | edit source]
On January 2, Fukumura joined Morning Musume as a 9th generation member along with Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho and Suzuki Kanon at the Hello! Project 2011 Winter ~Kangei Shinsen Matsuri~ A gana Live concert. Tsunku had kept it a surprise that Fukumura had actually passed the 9th generation audition. When he called Fukumura's name, she began to cry because her dream of joining Morning Musume had come true.
In March, Fukumura's first e-Hello! DVD, Greeting ~Fukumura Mizuki~, was announced to be released on May 17.
In April, Fukumura made her single debut in Morning Musume with the release of "Maji Desu ka Ska!".
2012[edit | edit source]
On January 13, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members began a web talk show exclusive to fanclub members, titled Honki DE Hichou!. They also began a radio show on April 7, titled Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~, on Radio Nippon.
On April 18, it was announced that Morning Musume's Tanaka Reina and the 9th and 10th generation members would star in a new stage play titled Stacies Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki. The musical ran from June 6 through June 12.
On May 13, an event for the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume, as well as S/mileage's 2nd generation members, titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~, was announced. Fukumura participated in the event on June 15th, June 18th, and June 20th at Yokohama Blitz. Fukumura was declared the winner of the Mosuma Fanclub Event.
In July, it was announced Fukumura would be in a photobook featuring the 9th and 10th generation, titled Morning Musume 9, 10ki 1st official Photo Book.
In September, Fukumura and the other 9th and 10th generation members started official blogs.
In October, it was announced that the ninth generation would be getting an Alo-Hello photobook, titled Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 9ki Member Shashinshuu.
In October and November, Fukumura attended worldwide handshake events. She traveled to Thailand, Taiwan, France, and Korea with four other oldest members of Morning Musume. She celebrated her 16th birthday in France.
On December 27, Fukumura's Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2012 digital photobook was released. Originally it was the best selling of the ninth and tenth generation, and the second behind Michishige Sayumi. In January 2013, it became the best selling photobook out of all the current Morning Musume members.
2013[edit | edit source]
On February 21, she appeared on the front cover of Weekly Famitsu Taiwan, this was her first time appearing solo on a front cover of a magazine.
On March 27, it was revealed that Fukumura would be releasing her first solo DVD (excluding her e-Hello! DVD) and her first solo photobook. The photobook, titled MIZUKI, was released on May 15, while the accompanying DVD, titled MIZUKI in Guam, was released on May 22.
On May 16, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members' fanclub-exclusive web talk show Honki DE Hichou! ended with a total of 70 episodes.
Fukumura was a guest on Idol Hour Hello! Project on Enjoy Network Japan for the first two weeks of August.
2014[edit | edit source]
On February 7, Fukumura made a gravure appearance in Young Gangan and was also the cover girl. A making of DVD for the magazine issue was released on March 20 with the Young Gangan vol. 7 issue.
On March 1, the official Morning Musume Twitter account tweeted that she would be absent from upcoming events due to influenza.
On March 27, Fukumura's second solo DVD, Pancake, was announced through online store websites. It was initially was set to be released on June 11, but was postponed to August 6.
On April 18, Fukumura made a gravure appearance in Young Gangan vol. 9, for which she was the cover girl once again. A making of DVD for the magazine issue was released on May 16 with Young Gangan's vol. 11 issue.
On May 15, her second solo photobook, Utakata, was announced to be released on June 25.
On October 30, Fukumura celebrated her 18th birthday. The special event was called Morning Musume '14 ~Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event 2014~ and featured one performance at Yamano Hall.
2015[edit | edit source]
On March 20, Fukumura made a gravure appearance in Young Gangan and was also the cover girl. The magazine issue included a mini photobook to commemorate her high school graduation, which included new photographs, as well as unreleased photographs from previous photoshoots with the magazine. The making of DVD for the magazine issue released on May 15.
On August 21, Fukumura made another gravure appearance in Young Gangan and was also the cover girl. The magazine issue included a clearfile of Fukumura. The following month, on September 18, she was again featured in the magazine as the cover girl and the issue included a "bath" poster.
On October 30, Fukumura celebrated her 19th birthday at a special two-day joint event with Kudo Haruka called Morning Musume '15 Fukumura Mizuki & Kudo Haruka Birthday Event ~FukuDuu Birthday Party!~. At her birthday event, she announced her third solo photobook, Kagayaki, which would be released on December 5.
On December 4, she was featured in the "YG Bishoujo Santa Collection 2015" edition of Young Gangan.
2016[edit | edit source]
On January 20, Fukumura released her first solo image Blu-ray, Yuubae.
On May 6, Fukumura made a gravure appearance and was the cover girl for Young Gangan. The magazine issue included a mini photobook.
In UTB vol. 34 released on October 8, Fukumura made a gravure appearance and it was announced that she'd be starting a "short-term gravure serialization" with the magazine.
On November 2, Fukumura celebrated her 20th birthday at a special event called Morning Musume '16 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event, which featured one performance at Differ Ariake.
On November 24, Fukumura and Ishida Ayumi annnounced they would hold a joint fanclub bus tour the next year on January 26 and 27, titled Morning Days Happy Holiday Fukumura Mizuki･Ishida Ayumi Fanclub Tour in Yamanashi.
On December 31 at the Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2016 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~, it was announced that Wada Ayaka would succeed Yajima Maimi as the 6th leader of Hello! Project with Fukumura as the second ever sub-leader from 2017.
2017[edit | edit source]
On June 7, Fukumura announced that she would take over Yajima Maimi's radio show Yajima no Heya on the Hello! Project Mobile app, retitled Fukumura no Heya, beginning the following Wednesday. She also announced that she would release her fourth solo photobook, Hatachi, on July 15.
On October 30, Fukumura celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '17 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event at Differ Ariake.
2018[edit | edit source]
On October 30, Fukumura released her fifth solo photobook, titled Makana. Then that evening, she celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '18 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event at Zepp Tokyo.
On December 5, she released her second solo image Blu-ray, titled One day.
On December 31, during the first part of the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2018 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ concert, it was announced that Fukumura would become the next leader of Hello! Project after Wada Ayaka graduates.
2019[edit | edit source]
On July 25, she and ANGERME member Takeuchi Akari held a joint fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 Fukumura Mizuki・ANGERME Takeuchi Akari FC Event, featuring two shows at NEW PIER HALL.
On October 30, she released her sixth solo photobook, titled Tasha!. Then later that evening she celebrated her 23rd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.
2020[edit | edit source]
On October 30, she celebrated her 24th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '20 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event with two shows at Mielparque Hall. In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.
On December 25, it was announced that Fukumura Mizuki and Yokoyama Reina had both come into contact with Iikubo Haruna, who had tested positive for coronavirus a day prior, at a radio program. Fukumura and Yokoyama had both taken an antigen test and a PCR test, and were complying with quarantine measures as they awaited the results.
On December 27, it was announced that Fukumura and Yokoyama had both tested negative for coronavirus, but continued to individually quarantine at home as a precaution. Both of them showed no signs of symptoms, and were in good health. They later announced they would return to activities on December 30 after consulting with the health center.
2021[edit | edit source]
On January 22 to 29, she and Ikuta Erina held a joint fanclub event titled Morning Musume '21 Fukumura Mizuki・Ikuta Erina FC Event Shin Souseiki Fantasy DX ~10 Shunen wo Mukaete~, featuring four shows at Toysou PIT and Namba Hatch.
On April 16, the official Hello! Project website released a statement addressing malicious rumors spread online about Fukumura Mizuki, which falsely claimed that she had been secretly meeting with some fans and giving them preferential treatment. UP-FRONT PROMOTION conducted an investigation and proved that the rumors were completely false. The agency will be seeking appropriate action against the perpetrators, including having their fanclub membership revoked, and legal action in some cases. Fukumura Mizuki also revealed that she rarely goes out due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and that her work schedule made the rumors completely baseless.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Fukumura has 2 siblings: an older brother and a younger brother. Her family owns a pet dog named Kurara, a newt, a turtle, goldfishes and rice fishes. She also owns various pet crabs, including Kanira #18, Kanira #19 and Kanira '15, which she admitted saving from stores. On October 25, 2013, Fukumura reported that her grandfather passed away.
- PonPon (ぽんぽん): Her and Ikuta Erina's pairing name is "PonPon"  and their catchphrase is "Mizupon desu, Eripon desu. Futari Awase PonPon desu!". Sayashi Riho calls the duo "Business PonPon" (ビジネスぽんぽん).
- AyuMizuki (あゆみずき): The pairing names for Fukumura and Ishida Ayumi are "AyuMizuki" , "DaiFuku", and FukuIshi (ふく石).
- AyuMiZukki (あゆみずっき): Fukumura, Suzuki Kanon and Ishida Ayumi's group name is called "AyuMiZukki". 
- Odamura Mizura (小田村みずら): Fukumura combined her and Oda Sakura's name to make "Odamura Mizura".
Fukumura's given name, Mizuki, means "virtuously" (聖). Her parents chose it because they wanted her to grow up as a pure, innocent child. The kanji for her given name is not usually read as "mizuki", and so in her case is an ateji.
- Fuku-chan (ふくちゃん): Official nickname, given her since joining Hello Pro Egg. Used by members and fans.
- Mizu☆Pon (みず☆ポン): Second official nickname, given her since joining Morning Musume. Used by members and fans.
- Fukuhime (ふく姫): Compounded of Fuku (Fukumura) and hime (Princess).
- Munurasan (むぬらさん): Used rarely by Sato Masaki.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Fukumura Mizuki (譜久村聖)
- Nicknames: Fuku-chan (ふくちゃん), Fukuhime (ふく姫), Mii-chan (みーちゃん), Mizu☆Pon (みず☆ポン)
- Birthdate: October 30, 1996
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3.7 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Scorpio
- Eastern Zodiac: Rat
- Hello! Project Status:
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- Years in Morning Musume: 8 Years
- Official Kaomoji: ノﾉ∮‘ _l‘）
- Morning Musume Color: Hot Pink
- Audition Song: "Maji Bomber!!" by Berryz Koubou
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Concert Units:
- Other Groups:
- Hobbies: Drawing (oekaki), feeling satisfied by pushing the buttons on elevators and buses, games
- Special Skills: Drawing manga, hula hoop, Taiko no Tatsujin (in the middle of intense training!)
- Favorite Music Genre: J-pop
- Favorite Sports: Horizontal bar, basketball, curvy dance, jump rope
- Motto: Hito wo shinjiru (人を信じる; Have faith in people)
- Things she won't lose: Love for H!P, love for drawing
- Dislikes: Putting wrapping over plates
- Favorite Food: Tapioca, coconut milk, tamagoyaki, aloe
- Least Favorite Food: Sea urchin and ginnan
- Favorite Phrases: "What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger!"
- Favorite Word: Rainbow
- Favorite English Word: "MIZUKINGDOM"
- Favorite Colors: Pink and white
- Favorite Animals: Dogs, Cats and Bears.
- Favorite Animes/Mangas: Shugo Chara!, Nanairo Miracle, Kirarin Revolution, Naruto, Pokemon, Crayon Shin-Chan, Ao Haru Ride.
- Favorite male artist: Hirai Ken (R&B singer).
- Lucky Day: 23rd of each month
- Proud Of In Hometown: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo Tower
- Favorite Morning Musume Songs: "Lemon Iro to Milk Tea", "I WISH"
- Other Favorite Songs: "Watashi no Mirai no Danna-sama", "Nanja Korya?!", "Kokuhaku" by Hirai Ken
- Looks Up To: Tsugunaga Momoko, Kamei Eri, Michishige Sayumi, Yajima Maimi
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo DVDs/Blu-rays[edit | edit source]
- [2011.05.17] Greeting ~Fukumura Mizuki~ (e-Hello! DVD)
- [2013.05.22] MIZUKI in Guam
- [2014.08.06] Pancake
- [2016.01.20] Yuubae
- [2018.12.05] One day
Solo Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]
- [2014.12.25] Morning Musume '14 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event 2014
- [2018.02.22] Morning Musume '17 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event
- [2020.02.26] Morning Musume '19 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event
- [2021.02.26] Morning Musume '20 Fukumura Mizuki Birthday Event
Solo Songs[edit | edit source]
-  Ou no Tsutome (from Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa)
-  Maya no Hi (from Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa)
Publications[edit | edit source]
Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]
- [2013.05.15] MIZUKI
- [2014.06.25] Utakata
- [2015.12.05] Kagayaki
- [2017.07.15] Hatachi
- [2018.10.30] Makana
- [2019.10.30] Tasha!
Works[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
-  Sharehouse (シェアハウス)
TV Programs[edit | edit source]
-  Bijo Gaku (美女学)
- [2011–2012] Hello Pro! TIME (ハロプロ！ＴＩＭＥ)
- [2012–2013] Hello! SATOYAMA Life (ハロー！ＳＡＴＯＹＡＭＡライフ)
- [2014–2019] The Girls Live
-  Tokugi☆Saikenshou Momusu DE Gozaru! (特技☆再検証 モー娘。DEござる！)
- [2019–2020] AI・DOL PROJECT (AI・DOL プロジェクト)
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro! TOKYO Sanpo (ハロプロ!TOKYO散歩)
-  Hello Dream. (ハロドリ。)
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!"
TV Dramas[edit | edit source]
-  Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園) (as Akasaka Haru)
Anime[edit | edit source]
- [2009.10.03-2010.03.27] Shugo Chara! Party (しゅごキャラ パーティー!) (as host Amulet Heart)
Theater[edit | edit source]
-  Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~
-  Stacies Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki
-  Gogakuyuu
-  LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-
-  TRIANGLE
-  Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa
-  Pharaoh no Haka
-  Pharaoh no Haka ~Hebi Ou Sneferu~
Internet[edit | edit source]
-  UstreaMusume
- [2013–] Hello! Project Station
- [2014–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–] tiny tiny
- [2018–] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE
-  Hello Pro ONE×ONE
-  Hello Pro Live Jikkyou!
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [2012–2013] Morning Musume 9ki・10ki Member WEB Talk Maji DE Pyoko! (モーニング娘。9・10期メンバー WEBトーク 本気DE飛跳！) (fanclub exclusive)
- [2012–] Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~ (モーニング娘。のモーニング女学院～放課後ミーティング～)
- [2017-] Fukumura no Heya (ふくむらの部屋)
Music Videos[edit | edit source]
-  Mano Erina - Haru no Arashi (as a back-up dancer)
-  Mano Erina - Onegai Dakara... (as a back-up dancer)
-  Michishige Sayumi - Shabadaba Doo~ (cameo)
-  ℃-ute - To Tomorrow (as a back-up dancer)
-  Horiuchi Takao - Minna Shounen Datta
Rankings[edit | edit source]
- She was voted 10th favorite member in the 2012 "Hello! Project Music Awards" event.
- She ranked at #37 in Anikan R Yanyan magazine's September 2013 "Singing idol you like the most".
- She ranked at #37 in Anikan R Yanyan magazine's October 2013 "Singing idol you like the most".
- She was voted 9th favorite member in the 2013 "Hello! Project Music Awards" event.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Gallery:Fukumura Mizuki
- Gallery:Morning Musume 9th Generation
- List:Fukumura Mizuki Discography Featured In
- List:Fukumura Mizuki Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Fukumura Mizuki Publications Featured In
- List:Fukumura Mizuki Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]
Youngest sub-leader of Morning Musume
Leader of Morning Musume
Sub-leader of Hello! Project
Oldest member of Morning Musume
Longest serving leader of Morning Musume
Leader of Hello! Project
References[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
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