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Maeda Kokoro (前田こころ) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of Ame no Mori Kawa Umi and the combined group BEYOOOOONDS. She first joined as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei and was introduced on May 4, 2015 alongside seven other girls at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2015 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~.
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Recent Hello! Project News

October 9, 2020 - Asakura Kiki resumes activities, Tsubaki Factory new single
On October 9, it was announced that Asakura Kiki will resume activities, but will not dance or participate in Tsubaki Factory's fall tour. Her first activity after her hiatus will be a solo talk event held in November. It was also announced that their next single will be released on January 15, 2020. One of the a-sides will be Dakishimerarete Mitai (抱きしめられてみたい), but the other a-side is still to be determined. The single will be a double a-side and be released in four editions, two regular and two limited. During the single's promotion period, Asakura Kiki will not participate in lives or release events with the rest of the group, and will instead hold separate talk events.
Source: Hello! Project (Asakura Kiki's return), Hello! Project (New Single)

September 30, 2019 - Nakanishi Kana to graduate from ANGERME and Hello! Project
On September 30, it was announced that 2nd generation member Nakanishi Kana has decided to graduate from ANGERME and Hello! Project on December 10 in the final concert of ANGERME Live Tour 2019 Natsu Aki "Next Page" at Toyosa PIT.
Nakanishi stated that she made her decision to graduate at the start of this year while she was recovering from an injury in her left Achilles tendon but the announcement was held off until after Katsuta Rina's graduation on September 25.
She joined Hello! Project in 2011 as one of the winners of S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! audition, and debuted as a member of S/mileage (now known as ANGERME) in October of the same year. In November 2015, she was appointed sub-leader of the group alongside current leader Takeuchi Akari. She is planning to retire from the entertainment industry as she is going to study business administration/management from scratch.
Source: Hello! Project, ANGERME Official Blog "ANGERME Amerika Nikki" (Nakanishi Kana Blog Entry)

September 25, 2019 - Katsuta Rina graduates from ANGERME and Hello! Project
On September 25, Katsuta Rina graduated from ANGERME and Hello! Project in the ANGERME 2019 Aki "Next Page" ~Katsuta Rina Sotsugyou Special~ held at Pacifico Yokohama.
She first joined Hello! Project in June 2009 as a member of Hello Pro Egg. She became of sub-member of S/mileage (later renamed ANGERME) in August 2011 and officially joined the group as 2nd generation member in October of the same year.
Following her graduation, Katsuta plans to continue working in entertainment as a talent focused on fashion-related activities. Back in March of this year, she graduated from Bunka Gakuen University's Junior College Department of Fashion.
Source: Pop'n'Roll, ORICON NEWS


Upcoming Releases

Juice=Juice - "Hitori de Ikiraresou" tte Sore tte Nee, Homete Iru no? / 25sai Eien Setsu (Regular Edition C) - October 23, 2019
ANGERME - Watashi wo Tsukuru no wa Watashi / Zenzen Okiagarenai SUNDAY - November 20, 2019
Tsubaki Factory - Dakishimerarete Mitai / TBA - January 15, 2020
Morning Musume '20 - KOKORO&KARADA - January 2020
BEYOOOOONDS - BEYOOOOOND1St - November 27, 2019
The Girls Live Vol.61 - November 13, 2019
Kanazawa Tomoko - #Ii ne Miyoshi-machi - October 22, 2019
Kasahara Momona - Momona - October 22, 2019
Fukumura Mizuki - Tasha! - October 30, 2019
Ogata Risa - Orange no Sunadokei ~Risa Hatachi~ - November 5, 2019
Kaga Kaede - Kaede - November 30, 2019

Latest Releases

Kobushi Factory - Kobushi Dai Ni Maku - October 2, 2019
Morning Musume '19 Concert Tour Haru ~BEST WISHES!~ FINAL - October 9, 2019
The Girls Live Vol.60 - October 9, 2019
Hello Pro Premium Juice=Juice CONCERT TOUR 2019 ~JuiceFull!!!!!!!~ FINAL Miyazaki Yuka Sotsugyou Special - October 16, 2019
Hello Tsu PHOTOBOOK① - October 5, 2019

Recent Concerts

ANGERME Live Tour 2019 Natsu Aki "Next Page" (August 11 - December 8)
Tsubaki Factory Live Tour 2019 Aki: Gekkou (September 7 - December 8)
Juice=Juice LIVE TOUR 2019 ~Con Amor~ (September 8 - November 30)
Kobushi Factory Live Tour 2019 Aki ~Punching the air!~ (September 14 - November 3)
Morning Musume '19 Concert Tour Aki ~KOKORO&KARADA~ (September 21 - November 30)
Miyamoto Karin LIVE TOUR ~Karing~ (October 17 - October 24)
ANGERME 2019 Aki "Next Page" (November 4)
Morning Musume '19 ~KOKORO&KARADA~ at Shinjuku ReNY (December 1)
LIVE BEYOOOOOND1St (December 1 - December 17)
Juice=Juice CONCERT 2019 Fuyu (December 4)
Morning Musume '19 Concert Tour Aki ~KOKORO&KARADA~ FINAL (December 5)

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Hello! Project Birthdays

October 19, Coming Soon
Yanagihara Hiromi (40th)
Akiyama Yurika (27th)
Yutoku Ayumi (26th)
October 20, Coming Soon
Niigaki Risa (31st)
Niinuma Kisora (20th)
Okamura Minami (15th)
October 21, Coming Soon
Oota Haruka (16th)
October 22, Coming Soon
Kasahara Momona (16th)
October 23, Coming Soon
Suenaga Mami (39th)
October 24, Coming Soon
Kamikokuryo Moe (20th)

Note: All birthdays are based on JST Time.

Recent Music Videos

Country Girls - One Summer Night ~Manatsu no Kesshin~ (MV)

Country Girls - One Summer Night ~Manatsu no Kesshin~ (MV)

Katsuta Rina - Totte Oki no Oshare wo Suite (MV)

Katsuta Rina - Totte Oki no Oshare wo Suite (MV)

Official Links

Morning Musume YouTube Channel ANGERME YouTube Channel
Juice=Juice YouTube Channel Country Girls YouTube Channel
Kobushi Factory YouTube Channel Tsubaki Factory YouTube Channel
BEYOOOOONDS YouTube Channel Hello Pro Kenshuusei YouTube Channel

YouTube & TV Programs

Hello! Project Wiki/Poll

Which group would you like to see get new members:

The poll was created at 23:34 on October 16, 2019, and so far 28 people voted.

RESULTS - Favorite Hello Pro Kenshuusei member (30th Generation)

  1. Hiromoto Ruri (31 votes)
  2. Yofuu Rino (22 votes)
  3. Hashida Honoka (16 votes)
  4. Nishizaki Miku (8 votes)
  5. Hirayama Yuki (7 votes)
  6. Kitahara Momo, Ebata Kisaki (6 votes)
  7. Murakoshi Ayana, Uemura Hasumi (5 votes)
  • Total Votes: 106 Votes

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