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Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido (ハロプロ研修生北海道; Hello Pro Trainee Hokkaido) is a collection of young girls selected through auditions, that are receiving dance and vocal lessons in Sapporo, Hokkaido.

Similar to the main Hello Pro Kenshuusei program, the members will be aiming towards a debut in Hello! Project.

Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido has no trainees as of December 13, 2021.


Main article: Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido/Members

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1st Generation (2016)
2nd Generation (2019)
3rd Generation (2019)
Full Hello! Project Member



In May, an audition to find Hello! Project members from and active only in Hokkaido was launched, titled the Hello! Project "Hokkaido Gentei" Member Audition.[1]

2016: Formation[]

On July 16, it was announced through the official Hello! Project website that seven girls were selected to join the newly formed "Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido" and they would be introduced as the opening act at the Hello! Project 2016 SUMMER ~Sunshine Parade~ concert on July 30 in Sapporo.[2]

On October 2, the group participated in the "Hokkaido Idol Basket vol.45" event featuring local idols, and Up Up Girls (Kakko Kari) at Zepp Sapporo.[3] They also began broadcasting their first radio show, Hello! to meet you!, hosted by UP-FRONT Sapporo member Itou Sana.

On October 16, the group performed as the opening act in the "IDOL DIVERSITY" event featuring various idols groups including ℃-ute at Zepp Sapporo.[4]

On December 10, the group was scheduled to perform as the opening act in the Morning Musume '16 Concert Tour Aki ~MY VISION~ concert at Nitori Bunka Hall.[5] However, the concert got cancelled because the Morning Musume members could not arrive at the venue due to bad weather.[6]


On January 8, it was announced on Hello! to meet you! that Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido would release their first indies single on February 4,[7] which was later given the full title "Real☆Little☆Girl / Kanojo ni Naritai!!! (Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Ver.)".[8] They also announced that they would perform as the opening act at the rescheduled Morning Musume '16 Concert Tour Aki ~MY VISION~ concert on January 22,[9] the Naruchika 2017 ℃-ute concerts on January 29, and the Hello! Project 2017 WINTER ~Crystal Clear~ concert on February 4.[10] "Real☆Little☆Girl / Kanojo ni Naritai!!! (Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Ver.)" was pre-released at the Hello! Project concert venue[11] and was released for general sale on July 5.

On February 5, the group held their first regular performance, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Teiki Kouen Vol.1.[12] Their second regular performance, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Teiki Kouen Vol.2, was held on May 4.

On May 5, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido took part in the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~, which was their first event held outside Hokkaido.

On May 27, they were the opening act for the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2017 Haru ~℃elebration~ day performance in Hokkaido.

On September 8, it was announced that former Country Girls member Inaba Manaka would take the role as Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido's leader. She was introduced at and performed in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Teiki Kouen Vol.4 on September 18.[13]

On September 24, the group and Inaba participated in the LIVE PRO FESTIVAL 2017 event, which featured local idols, as well as Tsubaki Factory, at Zepp Sapporo.

On September 30, selected members and Inaba held a handshake event at HMV Sapporo Stellar Place to promote "Real☆Little☆Girl / Kanojo ni Naritai!!! (Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Ver.)".

Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido and Inaba performed as the opening act for the Morning Musume Tanjou 20 Shuunen Kinen Concert Tour 2017 Aki ~We are MORNING MUSUME~ on October 21.

On November 3, they performed in the MOMOIRO SHOW at Sapporo DUCE.[14]


On February 17, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido and Inaba Manaka released the indies single "Hankouki! / Ice day Party" for limited sale at the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2018 WINTER concert venue in Sapporo.[15]

On April 23, it was announced that Kitagawa Ryo had completed her training and became the first member to leave the program.[16]

On November 23, Oota Haruka became the first member to debut from Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido as a member of ANGERME.[17][18]


On January 16, it was reported that Kawano Minori had decided to take a momentary break from trainee activities and that it will be announced when she has decided to restart activities.[19]

On June 14, Kudo Yume debuted as a member of Juice=Juice.[20][21]

On June 22, Yamazaki Mei debuted as a member of Morning Musume '19.[22][23]

On June 30, it was announced during their radio show Hello! to meet you! that the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido Audition 2019 would be held for new members and would open for applications on July 1.[24]

On July 11, a unit within the program was announced consisting of a rotating line-up of members of Hello Pro Kenshuusei or Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido, simply called the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit. The unit was formed in order to check members' activities more closely as they aim to make their debut. They will perform at Hello! Project concerts like a major group so they can improve their skills. Depending the situation, members may be replaced once their trainee or unit activities have been checked. The starting members are Yonemura Kirara, Ishiguri Kanami, Kubota Nanami, Kanemitsu Ruru, and Saito Madoka.[25][26]

On July 26, the list of members appearing in Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 9gatsu ~Kira~ was released, and it was announced that Sato had completed her training.[27]

On August 1, Hashimoto Ririka was announced as a new member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido, she was introduced and performed at the September recitals.

On December 3, Nishimura Karin and Shibuya Hina were announced as the two new members. They were introduced on stage for the first time at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 12gatsu ~Musubu~.[28]


On March 15, it was announced that their radio show Hello! to meet you! would be ending on March 29. A new radio show titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido no Hello! Real☆School (ハロプロ研修生北海道のHello! リアル☆スクール) will begin on April 5.[29][30]

On April 6, their joint television show Hello Dream. with Hello Pro Kenshuusei began airing on TV Tokyo.

On April 19, it was announced that Hashimoto Ririka and Shibuya Hina had requested to end their training with Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido, and their profiles were removed from the website.[31]

On April 20, an official joint staff Twitter account with Hello Pro Kenshuusei was opened.[32]

On June 28, it was announced that Nishimura Karin would be going on hiatus due to her poor physical condition.[33]


On March 7, it was announced by Fukumura Mizuki at the end of the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 3gatsu ~Yell~ recital that Ishiguri Kanami would be debuting in a new Hello! Project group within the year.

On March 16, it was announced that Kawano Minori and Nishimura Karin have ended their training, leaving Ishiguri Kanami as the sole member.[34]

On December 13, in accordance with OCHA NORMA's impeding debut, the promoted member profiles were removed from the Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido page on the Hello! Project site. With Ishiguri's promotion, this left Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido with no trainees.

On December 26, it was announced that their radio show Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido no Hello! Real☆School (ハロプロ研修生北海道のHello! リアル☆スクール) hosted by Ishiguri Kanami would be renamed to OCHA NORMA Ishiguri Kanami no Hello! Real☆School (OCHA NORMA 石栗奏美のHello! リアル☆スクール) starting January 2, 2022 in accordance with her debut with OCHA NORMA.[35]


On May 30, Inaba Manaka left the leadership of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido with her graduation from Juice=Juice and Hello! Project.


Main article: Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido/Discography

Indies Albums
  • [2018.05.06] Rainbow×2 (track #11 Real☆Little☆Girl)


  • [2016-2020] Hello! To meet you!
  • [2020-2021] Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido no Hello! Real☆School (ハロプロ研修生北海道のHello! リアル☆スクール)

  • Groups[]

    Current Acts[]



    1. "ハロー!プロジェクト『北海道限定』メンバーオーディション開催!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2015-05-15.
    2. "​「ハロプロ研修生北海道」始動のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-07-16.
    3. "10月2日(日)Zepp出演者追加です!" (in Japanese). 2016-08-31.
    4. "No Maps presents 『 IDOL DIVERSITY 』" (in Japanese). 2016-10-09.
    5. "モーニング娘。'16コンサートツアー秋~MY VISION~オープニングアクトのお知らせ" (in Japanese). 2016-12-05.
    6. https://twitter.com/MorningMusumeMg/status/807442464424558592
    7. https://twitter.com/hoyatetuto/status/818061183307526144
    8. "ハロプロ研修生北海道 インディーズ1stシングル「リアル☆リトル☆ガール/彼女になりたいっ!!!(ハロプロ研修生北海道Ver.)」会場先行販売のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-02-03.
    9. "モーニング娘。'16コンサートツアー秋〜MY VISION〜 札幌振替公演 オープニングアクトのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-01-19. (Cached)
    10. "Hello! Project 2017 WINTER オープニングアクトのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-01-25.
    11. https://twitter.com/LycheeBlueberry/status/818061686661726209
    12. "ハロプロ研修生北海道 定期公演 Vol.1" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-01-08.
    13. "稲場愛香に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-09-08.
    14. "「MOMOIRO SHOW」ハロプロ研修生北海道 出演決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-10-19.
    15. "ハロプロ研修生北海道 feat.稲場愛香 CD「ハンコウキ!/Ice day Party」会場先行販売のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-02-14.
    16. "【出演者更新】Hello! Project 研修生発表会2017 ~春の公開実力診断テスト~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-04-23.
    17. "​アンジュルム 新メンバー加入決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-20.
    18. "アンジュルム新メンバーは、ハロプロファンと非ハロプロファン(!?)の対照的な2人!" (in Japanese). The Television. 2018-11-23.
    19. "「Hello!Project 2019 WINTER」北海道公演 ハロプロ研修生北海道出演のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-01-16.
    20. "Juice=Juice 新メンバー発表スペシャル" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice (via YouTube). 2019-06-14.
    21. "Juice=Juice 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-06-14.
    22. "ようこそ!モーニング娘。'19 新メンバーお披露目特番!" (in Japanese). Morning Musume (via YouTube). 2019-06-22.
    23. "モーニング娘。'19 第15期メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-06-22.
    24. "​ハロー!プロジェクト『ハロプロ研修生北海道』オーディション開催!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-07-01.
    25. "​ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-07-11.
    26. "ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2019-07-11.
    27. "「Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2019 9月」タイトル・出演者・チケット発売日決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-07-26. (Archived)
    28. "ハロプロ研修生 北海道 新メンバー加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-12-03.
    29. https://twitter.com/hello_hbc/status/1239354861642080256?s=21
    30. "HBCラジオ 新番組「ハロプロ研修生北海道のHello! リアル☆スクール」が4/5(日)より放送開始!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-03-16.
    31. "ハロプロ研修生 北海道メンバー活動終了のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-04-19.
    32. https://twitter.com/kenshusei_uf/status/1252115335295033345?s=21
    33. "ハロプロ研修生 北海道メンバー 活動休止のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-06-28.
    34. "ハロプロ研修生北海道 メンバー活動終了のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-16
    35. https://twitter.com/reals_hbc/status/1475111910093770761

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