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Hibi Marina (日比麻里那) is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project.


Hibi Marina, June 2018

Hibi Marina, March 2018

Hibi Marina, December 2017

Hibi Marina, September 2017

Hibi Marina, June 2017

Hibi Marina, March 2017

Early Life[]

Hibi Marina was born on December 17, 2002 in Osaka, Japan.

Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a junior model for Dream Girls magazine, and had also modeled for JS Girl magazine.


In 2015, Hibi attended dance lessons at the E.d.M (Envoyer de MaSaKo) Studio in Osaka.

In late 2016, Hibi participated in the Morning Musume '16 Shinseiki Audition Saiboshuu, but failed.[1]


On March 6, it was announced that Hibi had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Shimakura Rika, Eguchi Saya, Doi Rena, Okamura Minami, Matsunaga Riai, Yamada Ichigo, and Nakayama Natsume.[2] She was introduced at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 3gatsu ~Marching!~ on March 11.


On July 3, Hibi participated in a fanclub event at Midland Square Cinema 2 titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 4~ alongside Doi Rena, Okamura Minami and Matsunaga Riai.

On November 1, the list of members participating in the upcoming Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~ was posted on Hello! Project's website, revealing Hibi had finished her training alongside Noguchi Kurumi and Doi Rena.[3]

Personal Life[]

Hibi's mother is named Maki. They took dance lessons together at E.d.M Studio.

  • Hibiko (ひびこ): Used by Yamazaki Yuhane, and Hibi says its her favorite nickname.


  • Special Skill: Snowboarding
  • Hobbies: Dancing, looking at goods of Hello! Project seniors
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop
  • Favorite Sport: Dance
  • Favorite School Subject: Math
  • Motto: Jibun rashiku (自分らしく; Be yourself)
  • Favorite Food: Chocolate, banana and zousui (Japanese congee) and candied sweet potato
  • Least Favorite Food: Seafood
  • Favorite Color: Orange
  • Charm Point: Her broad forehead
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: Last Forever, Café Buono!, Goal
  • Looks Up To: Suzuki Airi, Dambara Ruru, Akiyama Mao[5]

  • Works[]



    • She had previously met her generation mate Okamura Minami in 2016.
    • She attended dance lessons in 2015 at the Envoyer de MaSaKo Studio in Osaka with her mother, Maki.
    • She has 0.2 vision and wears contacts.
    • Her favorite types of dance are jazz dance and cheerleading.
    • She was a cheerleader during her 5th year of elementary school.
    • She thinks her shortcoming is being fickle; becoming tired of things.


    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqt7kW4zK-U
    2. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-03-06.
    3. "Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2018 12月 〜みかん〜" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-01.
    4. September 2018 issue of BOMB gravure magazine.
    5. BOMB gravure magazine (September 2018)

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