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Main article: Hello! Project

The following is a list of all current and former Hello! Project acts and its members.

Main Acts[]

  • Current Leader of Hello! Project: Fukumura Mizuki (June 19, 2019 - Present)
Name Date Formed / Joined
Morning Musume '22
(モーニング娘。'22)
September 7, 1997
(formed)
January 28, 1998
(joined Hello! Project)


ANGERME
(アンジュルム)
(formerly S/mileage (スマイレージ))
April 4, 2009


Juice=Juice February 3, 2013


Tsubaki Factory
(つばきファクトリー)
April 29, 2015


BEYOOOOONDS October 19, 2018
OCHA NORMA December 12, 2021
Trainees Date Formed / Joined
Hello Pro Kenshuusei
(ハロプロ研修生)
June 2004


Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido
(ハロプロ研修生北海道)
July 2016
  • Current Members:
    • None
  • Full Hello! Project Member: Inaba Manaka (Leader; 2017–)


Former Main Acts[]

Graduated members left Hello! Project with a graduation ceremony; and other departing members either left, withdrew, quit, or were fired. There is also the possibility of leaving a subgroup and remaining in Hello! Project as a soloist.

Name Date Formed/
Joined
Date Left/
Graduated
Status
Nakazawa Yuko January 28, 1998 March 31, 2009 Active
Initially joined Hello! Project in January 1998 as a member of Morning Musume, Nakazawa made her debut as a soloist in August 1998 with the release of her first single "Karasu no Nyoubou." She graduated from Morning Musume on April 15, 2001 and became the leader of Hello! Project that same day. Nakazawa graduated from Hello! Project in March 2009 as a member of Elder Club.
Heike Michiyo January 28, 1998 November 7, 2002 Inactive
Iida Kaori January 28, 1998 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Abe Natsumi January 28, 1998 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Yasuda Kei May 3, 1998 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Yaguchi Mari May 3, 1998 March 31, 2009 Active
Taiyou to Ciscomoon
(太陽とシスコムーン)
February 21, 1999 October 9, 2000 Disbanded
Members: Shinoda Miho, Inaba Atsuko, Honda Ruru, Kominato Miwa
Inaba Atsuko February 21, 1999 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Coconuts Musume
(ココナッツ娘。)
March 1999 April 30, 2008 Disbanded

Members: Ayaka (1999–2008), Chelsea (1999–2000), April (1999–2000), Danielle (1999–2001), Mika (1999–2004), Lehua (2000–2002)

Country Musume
(カントリー娘。)
April 27, 1999
(formed)
March 31, 2009 Revived as "Country Girls"

Members: Azusa (1999), Hiromi (1999), Rinne (1999–2002), Asami (2000–2007), Satoda Mai (2003–2014), Miuna (2003–2007)

Miyoshi Chinatsu May 11, 1999 October 31, 2000 Retired
Melon Kinenbi
(メロン記念日)
August 10, 1999 March 31, 2009 Disbanded

Members: Saito Hitomi, Murata Megumi, Otani Masae, Shibata Ayumi

Goto Maki August 23, 1999 October 2007 Active
Maeda Yuki April 12, 2000 March 31, 2009 Retired
Ishikawa Rika April 2000 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Yoshizawa Hitomi April 2000 March 31, 2009 Retired
Tsuji Nozomi April 2000 March 31, 2009 Active
Sheki-Dol
(シェキドル)
July 11, 2000 January 2002 Disbanded

Members: Kitagami Ami (2000–2001), Oki Ibuki (2000–2001), Suenaga Mami (2001), Arai Saki (2001)

Matsuura Aya August 26, 2000 March 31, 2009 Inactive
Ogawa Makoto August 2001 March 31, 2009 Retired
Konno Asami August 2001
(Joined Morning Musume)
July 2006 Inactive
2007
(Rejoined Hello! Project)
March 31, 2009
Fujimoto Miki October 2001 March 31, 2009 Active
Ishii Rika October 2001 December 23, 2002 Inactive
Hello! Project Kids June 30, 2002 March 2006 Disbanded

Members: Umeda Erika, Shimizu Saki, Yajima Maimi, Tsugunaga Momoko, Tokunaga Chinami, Murakami Megumi, Sudo Maasa, Natsuyaki Miyabi, Ishimura Maiha, Kumai Yurina, Nakajima Saki, Sugaya Risako, Suzuki Airi, Okai Chisato, Hagiwara Mai

Miyoshi Erika October 2003 March 31, 2009 Inactive
W January 3, 2004 March 26, 2007 Disbanded

Members: Tsuji Nozomi, Kago Ai

Berryz Koubou
(Berryz工房)
January 14, 2004 March 3, 2015 Indefinite Hiatus

Members: Shimizu Saki, Tsugunaga Momoko, Tokunaga Chinami, Sudo Maasa, Natsuyaki Miyabi, Ishimura Maiha (–2005), Kumai Yurina, Sugaya Risako

Okada Yui June 2004 March 31, 2009 Inactive
v-u-den
(美勇伝)
August 10, 2004 June 29, 2008 Disbanded
Members: Ishikawa Rika, Miyoshi Erika, Okada Yui
℃-ute June 11, 2005 June 12, 2017 Disbanded

Members: Umeda Erika (2005–2009), Yajima Maimi, Murakami Megumi (2005–2006), Nakajima Saki, Suzuki Airi, Okai Chisato, Hagiwara Mai, Arihara Kanna (2006–2009)

Mano Erina June 4, 2006 February 23, 2013 Active
Mitsui Aika
(光井愛佳)
December 10, 2006 November 3, 2018 Retired
Buono! July 21, 2007 May 22, 2017 Disbanded
Members: Tsugunaga Momoko, Natsuyaki Miyabi, Suzuki Airi
Sayashi Riho
(鞘師里保)
January 2, 2011 December 7, 2018 Active
Country Girls
(カントリー・ガールズ)
November 5, 2014
(rejoined Hello! Project)
December 26, 2019 Suspended Activities

Members: Satoda Mai (2014–2019), Tsugunaga Momoko (2014–2017), Yamaki Risa (2014–2019), Inaba Manaka (2014–2016), Morito Chisaki (2014–2019), Shimamura Uta (2014–2015), Ozeki Mai (2014–2019), Yanagawa Nanami (2015–2019), Funaki Musubu (2015–2019)

Kobushi Factory
(こぶしファクトリー)
January 2, 2015 March 30, 2020 Disbanded

Members: Hirose Ayaka, Fujii Rio (2015–2017), Nomura Minami, Ogawa Rena (2015–2017), Hamaura Ayano, Taguchi Natsumi (2015–2017), Wada Sakurako, Inoue Rei

Hello Pro Kansai[]

Name Date Formed/
Joined
Date Left/
Graduated
Status
SI☆NA April 12, 2008 April 17, 2011 Disbanded
Members: Suma Ai, Iwashima Manami, Nakayama Nana (–2009), Abe Asami

Hello Pro Taiwan[]

Name Date Formed/
Joined
Date Left/
Graduated
Status
Ice Creamusume
(アイスクリー娘。)
Also known as Bīngqílín Shàonǚ Zǔ
(冰淇淋少女組。)
September 19, 2008 November 2010 Disbanded
Members: Shenshen, Anchii, Peipei, Youko, Reirei, Guu-chan
Dà Xiǎo Jiě
(大小姐)
Also known as Frances & Aiko
(フランシス&愛子)
September 19, 2008 May 2012 Disbanded
Members: Frances, Aiko

Sub-groups and Units[]

Note: Not all sub-units are under Hello! Project.
One-shot / Special Units
Morning Musume Sub Units
Sports / Dance Units
Concert Units


Shuffle Units


SATOYAMA & SATOUMI movement Units


Hina Fes Units
  • 2015
    • Date Shimai
    • Hagatamu
    • Hamizu
    • Patisserie
    • Suzuki Kanon ni Peaberry wo Soete
    • SYS
  • 2016
    • trugranful
    • AAAa
    • Tsubomi Factory
    • 6 Pack
  • 2017
    • Shimadagawa
    • REAL LOVE
    • Okaileage
    • NakaZYXtai!!!
    • Hagi-King
  • 2018
    • 3nin Gumi
    • 4nin Gumi
    • 5nin Gumi
    • 6nin Gumi
  • 2019
    • KaReiPan
    • AFuRuRi
    • COOOOOUNGERME。
    • Mainichi Tanoshiku Sugoshitai!


Debuted Members[]

The following is a list of Hello! Project current and former members. All members who are currently in Hello! Project are in bold.

Name Join Date Date Left / Graduated Tenure
Nakazawa Yuko January 26, 1998 March 31, 2009 11 Years, 6 Months, 25 Days
Ishiguro Aya January 7, 2000 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day
Heike Michiyo November 7, 2002 5 Years, 2 Months, 1 Day
Iida Kaori March 31, 2009 11 Years, 6 Months, 25 Days
Abe Natsumi
Fukuda Asuka April 18, 1999 1 Year, 7 Months, 12 Days
Yasuda Kei May 3, 1998 March 31, 2009 11 Years, 0 Months, 29 Days
Yaguchi Mari
Ichii Sayaka May 21, 2000 2 Years, 0 Months, 19 Days
Shinoda Miho February 21, 1999 October 9, 2000 1 Year, 7 Months, 19 Days
Inaba Atsuko March 31, 2009 10 Years, 2 Months, 11 Days
RuRu October 9, 2000 1 Year, 7 Months, 19 Days
Kominato Miwa
Azusa April 27, 1999 August 31, 1999 0 Years, 4 Months, 5 Days
Hiromi July 16, 1999 0 Years, 2 Months, 20 Days
Rinne October 13, 2002 3 Years, 5 Months, 17 Days
Ayaka June 27, 1999 April 30, 2008 8 Years, 10 Months, 4 Days
Chelsea January 30, 2000 0 Years, 7 Months, 4 Days
April
Danielle May 26, 2001 1 Year, 11 Months, 0 Days
Mika May 2, 2004 4 Years, 10 Months, 6 Days
Miyoshi Chinatsu August 1999 October 31, 2000 1 Year, 3 Months, 0 Days
Murata Megumi August 10, 1999 March 31, 2009 9 Years, 7 Months, 22 Days
Saito Hitomi
Otani Masae
Shibata Ayumi
Goto Maki August 22, 1999 October 28, 2007 8 Years, 2 Months, 7 Days
Lehua January 15, 2000 February 17, 2002 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days
Maeda Yuki April 12, 2000 March 31, 2009 8 Years, 11 Months, 20 Days
Ishikawa Rika April 16, 2000 March 31, 2009 8 Years, 11 Months, 16 Days
Yoshizawa Hitomi
Tsuji Nozomi
Kago Ai March 26, 2007 6 Years, 11 Months, 15 Days
Asami May 30, 2000 January 28, 2007 6 Years, 7 Months, 30 Days
Kitagami Ami July 11, 2000 January 2002 1 Year, 5 Months, 22 Days
Oki Ibuki August 5, 2001 1 Year, 0 Months, 22 Days
Matsuura Aya August 26, 2000 March 31, 2009 8 Years, 7 Months, 6 Days
Suenaga Mami March 2001 January 2002 0 Years, 10 Months, 1 Day
Arai Saki August 2001 January 2002 0 Years, 5 Months, 1 Day
Takahashi Ai August 28, 2001 September 30, 2011 10 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days
Konno Asami July 23, 2006 4 Years, 10 Months, 26 Days
Ogawa Makoto March 31, 2009 7 Years, 7 Months, 4 Days
Niigaki Risa May 18, 2012 10 Years, 8 Months, 21 Days
Ishii Rika October 1, 2001 December 23, 2002 1 Year, 2 Months, 23 Days
Fujimoto Miki March 31, 2009 7 Years, 6 Months, 0 Days
Satoda Mai January 2, 2002 March 31, 2009 7 Years, 2 Months, 30 Days
Umeda Erika June 30, 2002 October 25, 2009 7 Years, 3 Months, 26 Days
Shimizu Saki March 3, 2015 12 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days
Yajima Maimi June 12, 2017 14 Years, 11 Months, 14 Days
Tsugunaga Momoko June 30, 2017 15 Years, 0 Months, 1 Day
Tokunaga Chinami March 3, 2015 12 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days
Murakami Megumi October 31, 2006 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days
Sudo Maasa March 3, 2015 12 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days
Natsuyaki Miyabi
Ishimura Maiha October 2, 2005 3 Years, 3 Months, 3 Days
Kumai Yurina March 3, 2015 12 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days
Nakajima Saki June 12, 2017 14 Years, 11 Months, 14 Days
Sugaya Risako March 3, 2015 12 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days
Suzuki Airi June 12, 2017 14 Years, 11 Months, 14 Days
Okai Chisato
Hagiwara Mai
Kamei Eri January 19, 2003 December 15, 2010 7 Years, 10 Months, 27 Days
Michishige Sayumi November 26, 2014 11 Years, 10 Months, 8 Days
Tanaka Reina May 21, 2013 10 Years, 4 Months, 3 days
Miuna April 27, 2003 January 28, 2007 3 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days
Miyoshi Erika October 2003 March 31, 2009 5 Years, 6 Months, 0 Days
Korenaga Miki June 19, 2004 March 31, 2009 4 Years, 9 Months, 13 Days
Okada Yui
Arihara Kanna July 9, 2009 5 Years, 0 Months, 21 Days
Wada Ayaka June 18, 2019 15 Years, 0 Months, 0 Days
Maeda Yuuka December 31, 2011 7 Years, 6 Months, 13 Days
Fukuda Kanon November 29, 2015 11 Years, 5 Months, 11 Days
Ogawa Saki August 27, 2011 7 Years, 2 Months, 9 Days
Kusumi Koharu May 1, 2005 December 6, 2009 4 Years, 7 Months, 5 Days
Iwashima Manami October 23, 2005 April 17, 2011 5 Years, 5 Months, 26 Days
Abe Asami
Nakayama Nana July 25, 2009 3 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days
Suma Ai April 17, 2011 5 Years, 5 Months, 20 Days
Mano Erina June 4, 2006 February 23, 2013 6 Years, 8 Months, 20 Days
Shim Min July 16, 2006 August 31, 2006 0 Years, 1 Month, 16 Days
Mitsui Aika December 10, 2006 November 3, 2018 11 Years, 10 Months, 25 Days
Linlin January 2007 December 15, 2010 3 Years, 11 Months, 14 Days
Junjun March 15, 2007 3 Years, 9 Months, 1 Day
Konno Asami June 18, 2007 March 31, 2009 1 Year, 9 Months, 14 Days
Fukumura Mizuki June 22, 2008 13 Years, 7 Months, 2 Days
Takeuchi Akari
Shenshen September 19, 2008 November 2010 2 Years, 1 Month, 14 Days
Anchii
Peipei
Youko
Reirei
Guu-chan
Frances May 2012 3 Years, 5 Months, 12 Days
Aiko
Miyamoto Karin November 24, 2008 December 10, 2020 12 Years, 0 Months, 16 Days
Katsuta Rina June 7, 2009 September 25, 2019 10 Years, 3 Months, 18 Days
Takagi Sayuki November 23, 2009 February 12, 2021 11 Years, 2 Months, 14 Days
Kudo Haruka March 27, 2010 December 11, 2017 6 Years, 11 Months, 13 Days
Ikuta Erina January 2, 2011 11 Years, 0 Months, 22 Days
Sayashi Riho December 7, 2018 7 Years, 11 Months, 6 Days
Suzuki Kanon May 31, 2016 5 Years, 4 Months, 29 days
Hamaura Ayano February 2, 2011 March 30, 2020 9 Years, 1 Month, 28 Days
Taguchi Natsumi December 6, 2017 6 Years, 10 Months, 5 Days
Otsuka Aina June 20, 2011 July 5, 2013 2 Years, 1 Month, 5 Days
Ogawa Rena September 6, 2017 6 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days
Nakanishi Kana August 14, 2011 December 10, 2019 8 Years, 3 Months, 27 Days
Kosuga Fuyuka May 4, 2014 2 Years, 8 Months, 21 Days
Tamura Meimi May 30, 2016 4 Years, 9 Months, 17 Days
Iikubo Haruna September 29, 2011 December 16, 2018 7 Years, 2 Months, 18 Days
Ishida Ayumi 10 Years, 3 Months, 26 Days
Sato Masaki December 13, 2021 10 Years, 2 Months, 14 Days
Oda Sakura November 12, 2011 10 Years, 2 Months, 12 Days
Uemura Akari March 16, 2012 9 Years, 10 Months, 8 Days
Murota Mizuki March 31, 2012 March 22, 2020 7 Years, 11 Months, 22 Days
Yamagishi Riko June 17, 2012 9 Years, 7 Months, 7 Days
Nomura Minami March 30, 2020 7 Years, 9 Months, 13 Days
Kanazawa Tomoko November 1, 2012 November 24, 2021 9 Years, 23 Days
Ichioka Reina 9 Years, 2 Months, 23 Days
Kaga Kaede
Kishimoto Yumeno
Makino Maria
Wada Sakurako March 30, 2020 7 Years, 4 Months, 29 Days
Miyazaki Yuka February 3, 2013 June 17, 2019 6 Years, 4 Months, 14 Days
Sasaki Rikako March 1, 2013 8 Years, 10 Months, 23 Days
Inaba Manaka May 5, 2013 8 Years, 8 Months, 19 Days
Fujii Rio July 6, 2017 4 Years, 4 Months, 6 Days
Yamaki Risa September 22, 2013 December 26, 2019 6 Years, 3 Months, 4 Days
Niinuma Kisora 8 Years, 4 Months, 2 Days
Dambara Ruru
Haga Akane
Funaki Musubu December 9, 2020 7 Years, 2 Months, 18 Days
Aikawa Maho May 4, 2014 December 31, 2017 3 Years, 7 Months, 28 Days
Ogata Haruna September 30, 2014 June 20, 2018 3 Years, 8 Months, 22 Days
Nonaka Miki 7 Years, 3 Months, 25 Days
Asakura Kiki October 25, 2014 7 Years, 2 Months, 30 Days
Onoda Saori
Morito Chisaki November 5, 2014 7 Years, 2 Months, 19 Days
Shimamura Uta June 12, 2015 0 Years, 7 Months, 8 Days
Ozeki Mai December 26, 2019 5 Years, 1 Month, 21 Days
Ogata Risa November 29, 2014 December 28, 2020 6 Years, 29 Days
Hirose Ayaka March 30, 2020 5 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day
Tanimoto Ami 7 Years, 1 Month, 26 Days
Inoue Rei
Takase Kurumi February 26, 2015 6 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days
Ono Mizuho April 1, 2015 6 Years, 9 Months, 23 Days
Yanagawa Nanami March 11, 2019 3 Years, 11 Months, 12 Days
Maeda Kokoro 6 Years, 9 Months, 23 Days
Akiyama Mao
Kasahara Momona November 15, 2021 6 Years, 7 Months, 14 Days
Kamikokuryo Moe November 11, 2015 6 Years, 2 Months, 13 Days
Yonemura Kirara January 15, 2016 6 Years, 0 Months, 9 Days
Kiyono Momohime
Oota Haruka July 30, 2016 5 Years, 5 Months, 25 Days
Ishiguri Kanami
Kudo Yume
Yamazaki Mei
Kawamura Ayano August 17, 2016 5 Years, 5 Months, 7 Days
Yokoyama Reina
Yamazaki Yuhane
Nishida Shiori
Hashisako Rin
Shimakura Rika March 6, 2017 4 Years, 10 Months, 18 Days
Eguchi Saya
Okamura Minami
Matsunaga Riai
Nakayama Natsume
Tamenaga Shion December 4, 2017 4 Years, 1 Month, 20 Days
Kubota Nanami
Saito Madoka November 1, 2018 3 Years, 2 Months, 23 Days
Ise Layla November 23, 2018 3 Years, 2 Months, 1 Day
Hirai Miyo December 3, 2018 3 Years, 1 Month, 21 Days
Kobayashi Honoka
Satoyoshi Utano
Kitagawa Rio June 22, 2019 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Days
Okamura Homare
Hiromoto Ruli August 2, 2019 2 Years, 5 Months, 22 Days
Nishizaki Miku
Hirayama Yuki
Kitahara Momo
Ebata Kisaki
Yofu Runo
Kawana Rin November 2, 2020 1 Year, 2 Months, 22 Days
Matsumoto Wakana
Arisawa Ichika November 4, 2020 1 Year, 2 Months, 20 Days
Kasai Yuumi July 7, 2021 0 Years, 6 Months, 17 Days
Yagi Shiori
Fukuda Marine
Irie Risa
Tashiro Sumire December 12, 2021 0 Years, 1 Month, 12 Days
Tsutsui Roko

Current Members by Seniority[]

# Name(s) Date Joined / Formed
1 Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina January 2, 2011
(Morning Musume 9th Generation)
2 Takeuchi Akari August 14, 2011
(S/mileage 2nd Generation)
3 Ishida Ayumi September 29, 2011
(Morning Musume 10th Generation)
4 Oda Sakura September 14, 2012
(Morning Musume 11th Generation)
5 Uemura Akari February 3, 2013
(Juice=Juice Formation)
6 Nonaka Miki, Makino Maria, Haga Akane September 30, 2014
(Morning Musume 12th Generation)
7 Sasaki Rikako October 4, 2014
(ANGERME 3rd Generation)
8 Inaba Manaka, Morito Chisaki November 5, 2014
(Country Girls 4th Addition)
9 Inoue Rei January 2, 2015
(Kobushi Factory Formation)
10 Yamagishi Riko, Niinuma Kisora,
Tanimoto Ami, Kishimoto Yumeno, Asakura Kiki
April 29, 2015
(Tsubaki Factory Formation)
11 Kamikokuryo Moe November 11, 2015
(ANGERME 4th Generation)
12 Ono Mizuho, Onoda Saori, Akiyama Mao August 13, 2016
(Tsubaki Factory Members Addition)
13 Kaga Kaede, Yokoyama Reina December 12, 2016
(Morning Musume 13th Generation)
14 Dambara Ruru, Kawamura Ayano June 26, 2017
(Juice=Juice 2nd Addition,
ANGERME 6th Generation)
15 Ichioka Reina, Takase Kurumi, Maeda Kokoro, Kiyono Momohime, Yamazaki Yuhane, Nishida Shiori, Shimakura Rika, Eguchi Saya, Okamura Minami June 9, 2018
(BEYOOOOONDS, CHICA#TETSU and Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Formations)
16 Oota Haruka, Ise Layla November 23, 2018
(ANGERME 7th Generation)
17 Hirai Miyo, Kobayashi Honoka, Satoyoshi Utano December 3, 2018
(BEYOOOOONDS / SeasoningS Addition)
18 Kudo Yume, Matsunaga Riai June 14, 2019
(Juice=Juice 4th Addition)
19 Kitagawa Rio, Okamura Homare, Yamazaki Mei June 22, 2019
(Morning Musume 15th Generation)
20 Hashisako Rin July 3, 2019
(ANGERME 8th Generation)
21 Kawana Rin, Tamenaga Shion, Matsumoto Wakana November 2, 2020
(ANGERME 9th Generation)
22 Arisawa Ichika, Irie Risa, Ebata Kisaki, Kasai Yuumi, Yagi Shiori, Fukuda Marine, Yofu Runo July 7, 2021
(Juice=Juice 5th Addition
Tsubaki Factory 2nd Addition)
23 Yonemura Kirara, Nakayama Natsume, Kubota Nanami, Saito Madoka, Hiromoto Ruli, Nishizaki Miku, Kitahara Momo, Tashiro Sumire, Tsutsui Roko December 12, 2021
(OCHA NORMA Formation)
24 Hirayama Yuki December 30, 2021
(ANGERME 10th Generation)
25 Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido N/A

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