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Iikubo Haruna
饭洼春菜
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General Information

Nickname

Harunan (はるなん)

Born

November 7, 1994 (1994-11-07) (age 25)

Origin

Tokyo, Japan

Genre

Japanese Pop

Occupation

Singer

Years Active

2011-Present

Label

zetima

Associated Acts

Morning Musume, MobekisuJ, DIY♡

Iikubo Haruna (飯窪春菜) is a 10th generation member and sub-leader of Morning Musume, and a member of DIY♡. She is also a former fashion model and actress.

On May 21, 2013, she was appointed sub-leader of Morning Musume along with Fukumura Mizuki.

Biography

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IIkubo Haruna, August 2013

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Iikubo Haruna, January 2013

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Iikubo Haruna, October 2012

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Iikubo Haruna, September 2012

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Iikubo Haruna, July 2012

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Iikubo Haruna, December 2011

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Iikubo Haruna, September 2011

Early Life

Iikubo Haruna was born on November 7, 1994 in Tokyo, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed. She has two younger sisters. Her grandmother is florist.

In 2009, Iikubo won a special award at the exclusive auditions for the fashion magazine Love Berry. She first appeared as a model in the June issue of the magazine. Since the July issue, Iikubo Haruna adopted the stage name Dan Hau (壇 はう). She "graduated" from Love Berry (left the project) in the February 2011 issue. 

2011

Iikubo was selected from Morning Musume's 10th Generation audition to join the group on September 29, along with Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, and former Hello! Pro Kenshuusei member Kudo Haruka.

The tenth generation made their official presentation on the same day they were announced as new members in the "Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai Believe ~Takahashi Ai Graduation Memory Special~" concert, and they participated in a performance of the song "Tomo". They also participated in the end of the song "Namidacchi".

2012

On April 18, it was announced that Morning Musume's Tanaka Reina and the 9th & 10th Generation members would participate in a new stage play titled Stacey’s Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki. The musical ran from June 6-12.

On May 13, information was released about an event for the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume as well as S/mileage’s 2nd generation members, titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~, was set to take place on June 15th, 18th, and 20th at Yokohama Blitz.

On July 20, it was announced that Iikubo, Yajima Maimi, Tokunaga Chinami, Natsuyaki Miyabi and Nakajima Saki were chosen to form the unit DIY♡.

On July 27, it was announced that Iikubo would change her Morning Musume color. Her new color, Honey Yellow, was revealed in a Ustream show on July 30.

2013

Starting in April, Iikubo will be the one of the new hosts for the radio program "Young Town", replacing Mitsui Aika.

On May 21, at Tanaka Reina's graduation concert, Tanaka announced that Iikubo and Fukumura Mizuki were appointed as sub-leaders of Morning Musume.

On September 12, in the official fanclub of Hello! Project, announced a Iikubo Haruna will have a only event to celebrate her 19 years. The special event is named Iikubo Haruna Birthday Event 2013, which counted with the participation of Ishida Ayumi  and Oda Sakura, this event will have two performances on Nov. 7 at Tokyo FM Hall.

Profile

  • Name: Iikubo Haruna (飯窪春菜)
  • Nickname: Harunan (はるなん), Chokubo, Harupee (はるぺー), Kubo-chan
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Birthdate: November 7, 1994 (1994-11-07) (age 25)
  • Bloodtype: O
  • Height: 161 cm
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2011-09-29: Member
    • 2011-09-29: Morning Musume Member
  • Up-Front Agency Status:
    • 2011-09-29: Member
  • Years in Morning Musume: 2 Years
  • Morning Musume color:
    • Chocolate (2011-2012)
    • Honey (2012-Present)
  • DIY♡ color:
    • Pink (2012)
    • Yellow (2012-Present)
  • Hello! Project groups:

  • Hobbies: Shopping, reading
  • Special Skills: Flower arranging, staring contests.
  • Favorite Foods: Ramen, chocolate, takoyaki, okonomiyaki.
  • Favorite Colors: Pink, black, red, orange and light blue.
  • Favorite Words: "Hard work will always be rewarded".
  • Favorite Manga: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Kimi ni Todoke, Ao Haru Ride.
  • Motto: "Do 100 good deeds a day".
  • Favorite Morning Musume song: "Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai!", "Happy Summer Wedding".
  • Favorite Song in the Past: "Dango 3 Kyoudai" by Hayami Kentarou and Shigemori Ayumi (with Hidamari Kids and Dango Chorus), "Only Human" by K, "Tabidachi no Uta" by Mr.Children.
  • Looks up to: Michishige Sayumi, Tsugunaga Momoko

Discography

Solo DVDs

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Discography Featured In

Group DVDs

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  • [2013.01.16] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 9th ・10th Generation DVD (アロハロ! モーニング娘。9・10期 DVD)
Fanclub DVDs

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  • [2012.05.XX] Morning Musume 10ki Member Ohirome Event (モーニング娘。10期メンバーお披露目イベント)
  • [2012.09.XX] Morning Musume 10ki Member Event ~Iwai Tanjoubi \(^O^)/ Konya no Shuyaku wa... Maa-chan!~ (モーニング娘。10期メンバーイベント ~祝・誕生日\(^O^)/今夜の主役は...まーちゃん!~)
  • [2012.11.XX] Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~ (モースマ。FCイベント~ガチ☆キラ~)
  • [2013.01.XX] Morning Musume 10ki Member Event ~1st Anniversary Celebration~ (モーニング娘。10期メンバーイベント ~祝1周年!~)
  • [2013.03.XX] Fukumura Mizuki & Iikubo Haruna Birthday Event ~Chuugakusei NIGHT!!~ (譜久村聖&飯窪春菜バースデーイベント 〜高校生NIGHT!!〜)
  • [2013.08.24] Morning Musume。 9ki and 10ki Members WEB Talk Maji DE Pyoko Pyoko Part.2 (モーニング娘。9・10期メンバー WEBトーク 本気DE飛跳!Part.2)
  • [2013.09.26] Wada Ayaka & Iikubo Haruna Shuugaku Ryoko Ittekimashita in Hakone (和田彩花&飯窪春菜 修学旅行?行ってきました in 箱根)

Morning Musume
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Photobooks

Digital Photobooks

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  • [2013.01.22] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2012 (アロハロ!モーニング娘。2012) (Haruna version)
  • [2013.03.26] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume Tenki Gumi (アロハロ!モーニング娘。天気組) (Haruna version)
  • [2013.04.09] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume Tenki Gumi (アロハロ!モーニング娘。天気組)

Group Photobooks

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Works

Film

  • [2011] Inu to Anata no Monogatari: Inu no Eiga (犬とあなたの物語 いぬのえいが)

TV Dramas

TV Programs

Theater

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Internet

  • [2011] Michishige Sayumi no "Mobekimasutte Nani??" (道重さゆみの『モベキマスってなに??』)
  • [2012] Guest, Maachan (ゲスト、まぁちゃん。)
  • [2013] Hello! Project Station (ハロ!ステ)

Radio

  • [2012-] Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~ (モーニング娘。のモーニング女学院~放課後ミーティング~)
  • [2013-] Young Town (ヤングタウン)

Commercials

  • [2009] Love Digi Moving Photo Camera (ラブデジ ムービングフォト)
  • [2010] Love-Digi Furifuri Photo Frame (ラブデジ ふりふりフォトフレーム)
  • [2010] Love-Digi Pri-Seal Stick (ラブデジ プリシールスティック)
  • [2010] Kanpoo Senka (カンポウ専科) 

Magazine Appearences

Cover girl

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  • [2013.03.08] Weekly Famitsu Taiwan Vol.426
  • [2013.10.10] Weekly Famitsu Taiwan Vol.455

Featured on the cover

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Trivia

  • She said that when she was in elementary she always drew pictures of Michishige Sayumi, Niigaki Risa, and herself.
  • Her Morning Musume audition number was 287.
  • Tsunku said he hopes Iikubo can make Morning Musume even more cute and stylish.
  • She and Wada Ayaka from S/mileage share a close friendly relationship.
  • She said she wrote Morning Musume as a high school career choice.
  • She was called "Meshi" by Kudo Haruka, due to Haruka forgetting her nickname, and it was written on her shirt while on stage.
  • She is close friends with Ishida Ayumi.
  • When she had chocolate as a member color, she became annoyed when her color was called "brown" and not "chocolate".
  • She said that she's in love with Kujo Jotaro from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.
  • When asked what aspect of her makeup she is most particular about, she said "cheeks and lipstick are a must".
  • She was the second Morning Musume member to change her member color in 2012. The first was Ikuta Erina.
  • Iikubo was raised in a household where her parents both like manga, which got her into it at a young age. She likes reading shounen ('manly') manga, such as Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, but she also likes shoujo manga, which include Kimi ni Todoke and Ao Haru Ride
  • She considers Fukumura Mizuki her biggest rival.
  • She shares a birthday with former Canary Club member Uchida Yuma.
  • One time, she didn't notice a window and she crashed her face into it. She said that it was the most embarrassing moment in her life.
  • Her favorite English phrase is "I can fly!".
  • If she could hypnotize anyone, she would hypnotize Sayumi by putting her to sleep and taking a picture of her sleeping face.
  • She has two cats.
  • She writes parts of her blog posts in English using a translator app.
  • She is friends with mulitalent Nakagawa Shoko. 

See Also

Honorary titles

Honorary titles

Preceded by
Niigaki Risa

Sub-leader of Morning Musume
May 21, 2013 - Present
(Together with Fukumura Mizuki )

Succeeded by
Incumbent

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