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Hiromoto Ruli (広本瑠璃, also written as Hiromoto Ruri) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as the sub-leader of OCHA NORMA and a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member and leader of the Actor's School Hiroshima (ASH) units MAX♡GIRLS and Kakumei Shoujo.[1]

Biography[]

Hiromoto Ruli, December 2021

Hiromoto Ruli, April 2021

Hiromoto Ruli, December 2020

Hiromoto Ruli, June 2020

Hiromoto Ruli, March 2020

Hiromoto Ruli, December 2019

Hiromoto Ruli, September 2019

Early Life[]

Hiromoto Ruli was born on June 18, 2003 in Hiroshima, Japan.

She was enrolled at Actor's School Hiroshima (ASH) as a 31st generation student.[1][2][3]

2015[]

On December 20, 2015, she joined the ASH unit MAX♡GIRLS.[4][5]

2016-2017[]

In December 2016, Hiromoto entered an audition to become an exclusive model for the Hiroshima fashion magazine COLORFUL. She was announced as one of the four winners and made her first appearance in the May/June 2017 issue.[6][7]

In summer 2017, she entered the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition. She made it to the second round, but failed to become a finalist.[2]

In late 2017, Hiromoto became the leader of MAX♡GIRLS.[8]

2018[]

On May 21, Hiromoto and four other girls in ASH were selected to form the unit Kakumei Shoujo with the main purpose of competing in the annual idol contest, Aidorusai 2018.[9] She left MAX♡GIRLS as a result and was also appointed as the leader of Kakumei Shoujo.[10]

In July, Kakumei Shoujo became the Chugoku/Shikoku regional finalists for Aidorusai 2018.[11] They continued on to the final event held on September 8 at Tokyo Dome City Hall, but they did not win.[12]

2019[]

On May 9, Kakumei Shoujo discontinued activities.[13]

On August 2, it was announced that Hiromoto had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside eight other girls. They were introduced on September 8 at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 9gatsu ~Kirameki~.[14]

2021[]

On April 20, she participated in a ENPLEX × Hello! Project Nagoya Teiki Event with Yonemura Kirara, Saito Madoka, and Yofu Runo.

On May 29, Hiromoto won the judge's singing award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Dondengaeshi".

On July 5, it was revealed at Hello Dream. that Hiromoto was added to the new Hello! Project group's line-up, which is scheduled to debut on January 2, 2022.[15]

2022[]

On January 27, it was announced that Hiromoto Ruli had tested positive for COVID-19 by antigen test. As a result, the January 29 and 30 shows of the Hello! Project 2022 Winter ~LOVE & PEACE~ tour was cancelled.[16]

On April 9, it was announced during the OCHA NORMA FC Event 2022 ~OCHA NORMA no Ma 2~ that Saito Madoka would be OCHA NORMA's leader, with Hiromoto Ruli becoming the group's sub-leader. The official Hello! Project website was updated to confirm this shortly after the announcement.

On June 10, she celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled OCHA NORMA Hiromoto Ruli・Tashiro Sumire FC Event 2022, featuring two shows at LANDMARK HALL in Kanagawa.

Personal Life[]

When Hiromoto joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was in her first year of high school. She graduated from high school in March 2022.

The following list are notable friendships Hiromoto Ruli has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Hiromoto Ruli:

  • Ruli (るり): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[17]
  • Ruli-chan (るりちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[17]
  • Ruliruli (るりるり): One of her nicknames as a OCHA NORMA member.

Profile[]

  • Special Skills: Dance, acrobatics[19]
  • Hobbies: Dancing, singing,[18] hair and make-up[20], baton twirling
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop, K-pop
  • Favorite Sport: Baseball
  • Favorite Animal: Peacock
  • Favorite Color: Yellow[19][17]
  • Charm Point: Her left cheek dimple
  • Motto: Saigo made akiramenai (最後まで諦めない; Don't give up until the end)
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: Taiki Bansei[17]
  • Looks Up To: ANGERME, Sayashi Riho[21]

  • Works[]

    TV Programs[]

    Internet[]

    Trivia[]

    • She is the third Hello! Project member from Actor’s School Hiroshima, after Sayashi Riho and Dambara Ruru.
    • Her number in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition was 177.[2]
    • In the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition, Hiromoto said her favorite group is ANGERME, but she couldn't answer why she loved this group.[2]
    • She was a temporary member of the group SPL∞ASH for one day before joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei.[22]
    • Fukumura Mizuki praised Ruli's energetic dancing and her smiling facial expressions.[23]
    • She said ANGERME's song Taiki Bansei helped her decide that she want to pursue the dream of being an idol.[24]
    • She admires Sayashi Riho for her powerful performances.[25]
    • She has over 30 hats including a Hiroshima Carp baseball cap.[26]
    • She has loved the color yellow since she was little because of Pretty Cure.

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    First
    Sub-Leader of OCHA NORMA
    April 9, 2022 – Present
    Succeeded by
    Incumbent

    References[]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "広本瑠璃[Snap Girl](写真8枚)' (in Japanese). About ASH. 2019-06-24.
    2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #1. AbemaTV. 2017-11-13.
    3. https://twitter.com/ASH_TSS/status/1157132268915195909
    4. https://twitter.com/MAXGIRLS201506/status/678558068494340097
    5. https://twitter.com/MAXGIRLS201506/status/739811448415625216
    6. "新専属モデル発表!!" (in Japanese). COLORFUL. 2018-05-08.
    7. "ありがとう♡2周年!" (in Japanese). COLORFUL. 2018-11-18.
    8. "アクターズ発表会" (in Japanese). COLORFUL. 2018-03-19.
    9. https://twitter.com/kakumeishoujo5/status/998462385240264704
    10. https://twitter.com/indiesarrow/status/1070661065308917760
    11. https://twitter.com/kakumeishoujo5/status/1022823569053499392
    12. "革命少女、集大成のステージ「愛踊祭2018」決勝戦ライブレポート(写真25枚)" (in Japanese). About ASH. 2018-09-22.
    13. https://twitter.com/kakumeishoujo5/status/1125718518798868480
    14. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバー加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-08-02.
    15. https://twitter.com/tx_harodori/status/1412085905838383116
    16. "「Hello! Project 2022 Winter~LOVE & PEACE~」1/29(土)、1/30(日)オリックス劇場公演開催中止のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2022-01-27.
    17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 "【ハロ!ステ#308】モーニング娘。'19 & こぶしファクトリー 秋の最新LIVE映像、ハロプロ研修生紹介Movie! MC:広瀬彩海&浜浦彩乃" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2019-09-25.
    18. 18.0 18.1 "専属モデル紹介" (in Japanese). COLORFUL. (Archived)
    19. 19.0 19.1 https://twitter.com/kakumeishoujo5/status/999272298459807745
    20. "世代を創る広島人 番外編 アイドル2人に密着!!" (in Japanese). COLORFUL. 2019-04-03.
    21. Hello Dream. Episode 8.
    22. https://twitter.com/SPL_ASH/status/1155471117882028033
    23. Hello Dream. Episode 2.
    24. Hello Dream. Episode 6
    25. Hello Dream. Episode 8.
    26. Hello Dream. Episode 10.

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