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Hashimoto Nagisa (橋本渚) is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project. She was introduced on November 29, 2014 at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~11gatsu・12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ and completed her training on July 28, 2016.

Prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei under NICE GIRL Project!. As a NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member, she was simply known as Nagisa (なぎさ).

In January 2018, Hashimoto returned to public eye as a member of Venus, the Yomiuri Giants' cheerleading squad, with her given name written in hiragana (橋本なぎさ).[1] She is now an active teacher at the Giants' dance school.


Hashimoto Nagisa, 2020

Hashimoto Nagisa, March 2018

Hashimoto Nagisa, January 2018

Hashimoto Nagisa, May 2016

Hashimoto Nagisa, February 2016

Hashimoto Nagisa, May 2015

Hashimoto Nagisa, March 2015

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Early Life[]

Hashimoto Nagisa was born on July 3, 1997 in Kanagawa, Japan.


In 2009, Hashimoto participated in the first season of Piramekino.[2]

In 2011, Hashimoto participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! auditions, and made it to the third round before she failed.

On April 1, 2012, Hashimoto was introduced as a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei during a live at Asakusa's Rokku Broadway shopping district.


On November 16, the NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei program was abolished. Soon after, Hashimoto, alongside Horie Kizuki, Ogata Risa, Shimano Momoko, Hirose Ayaka and Inoue Rei, were given the opportunity to become a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei, transferring from TNX to UP-FRONT PROMOTION and joining Hello! Project. She was formally introduced during the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~11gatsu・12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ on November 29 alongside the former NICE GIRL Project! trainees and three other girls.


On May 4, Hashimoto won the judge's dance award at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2015 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "FOREVER LOVE".

From October 17 to November 28, Hashimoto participated in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei opening act of the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2015 Aki ~℃an't STOP!!~.


In 2016, Hashimoto participated in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei opening act of the Morning Musume '16 Concert Tour Haru ~EMOTION IN MOTION~ and Juice=Juice LIVE MISSION 220 ~Code3 Special→Growing Up!~.

From June 11 to June 26, Hashimoto participated in Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa, an Engeki Joshibu musical starring selected Morning Musume '16 members.

On July 28, it was announced that Hashimoto had completed her training within Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Yokogawa Yumei, Shimano Momoko and Nakano Rion, subsequently leaving the program.[3]


On January 16, Hashimoto became an official member of Venus, the cheerleading squad of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team, which is managed by the talent agency J's Far East.[1]


Hashimoto was listed as a teacher at the Yomiuri Giants Dance School while still on the active cheer roster. She continued activities as a Venus member throughout the 2020 season but transitioned to full-time instruction.[4]


On May 2, Hashimoto announced that she became a certified Pilates instructor.[5]

In December, Hashimoto was featured as a backdancer in Gorie's series of Cheer Dance fitness videos, available on the Lean Body fitness app.[6][7]

Personal Life[]

When Hashimoto joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a second year high school student. As of March 2016, she had graduated from high school.

Hashimoto's given name, "Nagisa", means beach (渚; nagisa). It's a feminine Japanese given name and surname.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Hashimoto Nagisa:

  • NagiNagi (なぎなぎ): Official nickname, given her since NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
  • Nagi: Used by Kishimoto Yumeno


  • Special Skills: Hip-hop dancing, Remembering Hello! Project members' birthdays
  • Hobbies: Sleep, Human observation, Watching Hello! Project videos before going to sleep
  • Strength: She's punctual.
  • Weakness: She's too prone to worrying about things.
  • Charm point: Her mixed-race face and long eyelashes.
  • Favorite food: Shrimp, avocado, and mango.
  • Least favorite food: Raw tomatoes and dairy products.
  • Favorite Colors: Red, Purple, Yellow
  • Favorite Sweets: Macaroons
  • Favorite Sports: Hip-hop dancing, artistic gymnastics (currently practicing the backflip)
  • Motto: Doryoku wa jibun wo uragiranai (努力は自分を裏切らない; Your efforts will be rewarded)
  • Looks up to: Suzuki Airi, Akiyama Yurika

  • Discography Featured In[]

    NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei[]



    Zoku 11nin Iru!



    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Yamaki Risa
    Oldest Member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei
    November 2014 – July 2016
    Succeeded by
    Horie Kizuki


    1. 1.0 1.1 "2018メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). J's Far East. 2018-01-16.
    2. http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/pirameki/about/love/season01.html
    3. "Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2016 9月 ~SINGING!~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-07-28. (Archived)
    4. 講師紹介: 橋本 なぎさ (in Japanese). Giants Venus Dance School. 2020-10-24. (Archived).
    5. "https://www.instagram.com/p/COXSIR7jcgu/
    6. https://www.instagram.com/p/CX-xKffPMRa/
    7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdDbhnW9s8g
    8. Hirose Ayaka. "サイリウム!!" (in Japanese). NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei Official Blog "Trainees Collection". 2012-09-23.
    9. http://ysaigusa.seesaa.net/s/article/409861598.html

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