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.
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). She is now an active teacher at the Giants' dance school.
Hashimoto Nagisa was born on July 3, 1997 in Kanagawa, Japan.
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".
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!~.
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.
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.
On May 2, Hashimoto announced that she became a certified Pilates instructor.
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
- Name: Hashimoto Nagisa (橋本渚)
- Stage Names:
- Nagisa (なぎさ) (2012-2014)
- Hashimoto Nagisa (橋本なぎさ) (2018-present)
- Nickname: NagiNagi (なぎなぎ)
- Birthdate: July 3, 1997
- Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
- Blood Type: AB
- Height: 151 cm (4 ft 11.4 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Cancer
- Eastern Zodiac: Ox
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2014-11-29: Hello Pro Kenshuusei member
- 2016-07-28: Left
- NICE GIRL Project! Status:
- 2012-04-01: NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member
- 2014-11-16: Left
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei Color: Yellow
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei (2014-2016)
- NICE GIRL Project! Groups:
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei (2012-2014)
Discography Featured In
NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei
- [2013.06.05] Yaruki Konjo Iroke mo Sukoshi Kore ga Watashi Jishin
- [2014–2016] Hello! Project Station
- She considered herself the "cool beauty" of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
- She said at a live that even though she looks half Japanese, she is pure Japanese.
- During her time in the group, she was the oldest Hello Pro Kenshuusei member, as well as the oldest in her Kenshuusei generation.
- Her favorite Hello! Project song is "Gamusha LIFE" by ℃-ute.
- Her future dream was to debut within Hello! Project, perform at Budokan, and also try out acting.
- She was asked to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei when she was working as an NICE GIRL Project trainee, and she liked what she saw when watching the Hello Pro Kenshuusei perform at a Hello! Project concert.
- Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Horie Kizuki.
- Favorite music genres are J-pop, western music, and ballad.
- She has the same last name as THE Possible member Hashimoto Aina, former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Hashimoto Momoko, and Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido member Hashimoto Ririka.
|Oldest Member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei
November 2014 – July 2016
- Giants' Venus Dance School profile
- Yomiuri Giants Profile (archived)
- Yomiuri Giants Venus Official Blog (tag: "Hashimoto Nagisa")
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei Official Blog "Trainees Collection" (tag: "Nagisa")
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei Profile (archived)
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei Blogs: Hello! Project Tours, February/March 2015 Recital, 2015 Test, May/June 2015 Recital
- Hashimoto Nagisa on the NICE GIRL Project! Wiki