Hibi Marina
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Hibi Marina, August 2018
Nicknames Hibiko (ひびこ?)
Birth Info
Born December 17, 2002 (2002-12-17) (age 16)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Blood Type AB
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius Sagittarius
Height 160cm
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Model
Years Active 2017-2018
Agency UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2017-2018)
Label UP-FRONT WORKS (2017-2018)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Info
Joined March 6, 2017
Generation 27th Generation
Left November 1, 2018
Time in Group 1 Year, 7 Months, 26 Days

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 LifeEdit

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.


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.[1] 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.[2]

Personal LifeEdit

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

As of April 2019, Hibi is currently in her last year of high school.

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


  • Name: Hibi Marina (日比麻里那)
  • Birthdate: December 17, 2002 (2002-12-17) (age 16)
  • Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Height: 160cm[3]
  • Western Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Eastern Zodiac: Horse
  • Hello! Project Status:
  • Hello! Project Groups:
    • 2017-03-06: Member
    • 2018-11-01: Left

  • 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[4]




  • 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.

See AlsoEdit


  1. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-03-06.
  2. "Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2018 12月 〜みかん〜" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-01.
  3. September 2018 issue of BOMB gravure magazine.
  4. BOMB gravure magazine (September 2018)

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