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Hirai Miyo (平井美葉) is a Japanese idol under Hello! Project as the leader of the sub-group SeasoningS and a member of the combined group BEYOOOOONDS.


Hirai Miyo, November 2019

Hirai Miyo, August 2019

Hirai Miyo, August 2019

Hirai Miyo, April 2019

Hirai Miyo, December 2018

Early Life[]

Hirai Miyo was born on December 11, 1999 in Tokyo, Japan


In the fall, Hirai participated in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition. She was one of the 89 candidates remaining in the second round, but she failed to become a finalist.[2]


On December 3, during the BEYOOOOONDS Ouen Kikaku FC Event 2018 ~Fuyu no Jin ZIN~ at Yamano Hall, Hirai was revealed alongside Kobayashi Honoka and Satoyoshi Utano as the three winners of the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition.[3] They would be part of BEYOOOOONDS together with CHICA#TETSU and Ame no Mori Kawa Umi.[4]


In June, Hirai joined the Hello! Project Station Dance Club alongside Satoyoshi Utano.[5]

On December 11, Hirai celebrated her 20th birthday in a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS Hirai Miyo Birthday Event 2019, featuring two shows at LANDMARK HALL.


On January 24, Hirai was announced as the leader of SeasoningS.[6]

Personal Life[]

She has an older sister.

When Hirai joined BEYOOOOONDS, she was in her first year of university.[7] As of April 2019, Hirai is currently in second year of university.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Hirai Miyo:

  • Miyo (みよ)[1]
  • Miyo-chan (みよちゃん): Used by BEYOOOOONDS members.[8][9][10]
  • Miyorin (みよりん)
  • MiyoMiyo (みよみよ)
  • Miyo~n (みよ〜ん): A nickname given to her by Suzuki Keita when she joined BEYOOOOONDS.[11]


  • Special Skills: Dance, painting
  • Hobbies: Photography, watching theater, dance
  • Favorite Music Genres: K-pop, Western
  • Favorite Sport: Dance
  • Motto: "Mi wo sutete koso ukabuse mo are" (身を捨ててこそ浮かぶ瀬もあれ; Nothing ventured, nothing gained)
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: Ashita Tenki ni Naare
  • Looks Up To: Ishida Ayumi, Nonaka Miki[12]

  • Discography[]

    See also: List:Hirai Miyo Discography Featured In

    Original Songs[]

    • [2019] Boat

    Fanclub DVDs[]







    Fushigi no Kuni no Alice TachiReborn ~13nin no Tamashii wa Kami-sama no Yume wo Miru~Arabeyooooonds NightsNemureru Mori no Biyo

    TV Programs[]



    • She has learned 14 years of classical ballet and half a year of both jazz and contemporary dance under a teacher. She also took hip hop for half a year when she entered university.[13]
    • She did not truly enjoy dancing until she was in middle school, when she discovered Sugawara Koharu and was impressed by her dancing.[13]
    • She became a fan of Takarazuka in 2007 after watching a TV broadcast of the Flower Troupe's Grand Romance "Akechi Kogorou no Jikenbo ― Kurotokage" ~Edogawa Rampo Saku "Kurotokage" Yori~ and TUXEDO JAZZ performances.[14]
    • Her favorite Takarazuka show is "Wakaki Hi no Uta wa Wasureji".
    • She is interested in writing lyrics and song composition.
    • She applied to the Takarazuka Music School at one point.
    • She became a fan of Hello! Project after her older sister showed her music videos. Her desire to become a performer and her admiration of Hello! Project idols for their high skills led to her taking the audition.

    See Also[]

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles

    Preceded by

    Oldest Member of SeasoningS
    January 24, 2021 - present

    Succeeded by

    Preceded by

    Leader of Seasonings
    January 24, 2021 - present

    Succeeded by


    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "シューティングを超えるアイドル「ハロプロ2.0」BEYOOOOONDSインタビュー(3)" (in Japanese). ENTAME next. 2019-04-18.
    2. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #1. AbemaTV. 2017-11-13.
    3. "BEYOOOOONDS 加入メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-12-03.
    4. "新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-10-19.
    5. Hirai Miyo. "広島2日目〜harmony〜!そして昨日は憧れのダンス部! 平井美葉" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-07-14.
    6. "3人へのお知らせ【BEYOOOOONDS】" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official YouTube Channel. 2021-01-24.
    7. Nishida Shiori. "12人のBEYOOOOONDS!西田汐里" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
    8. Shimakura Rika. "はぴば♡島倉りか" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-11.
    9. Eguchi Saya. "♡スキップるんるん♡江口紗耶" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-19.
    10. 10.0 10.1 Yamazaki Yuhane. "ʚ 新しい仲間 ɞ 山﨑夢羽" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Official Blog. 2019-01-04.
    11. 11.0 11.1 "BEYOOOOONDS FCイベント2018 ~冬の陣ZIN ~" (in Japanese). Suzuki Keita Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
    12. Nishida Shiori. "尊敬する先輩。西田汐里" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-13.
    13. 13.0 13.1 Hirai Miyo. "踊ること。平井美葉" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-01-10.
    14. Hirai Miyo. "タカラヅカ! 平井美葉" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-01-22.

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