Ikuta Erina (生田衣梨奈) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a 9th generation member and sub-leader of Morning Musume. She is a former member of the SATOYAMA & SATOUMI movement units Harvest and HI-FIN.

Ikuta is also a golfer and fashion designer. As of 2018, she has her own golfing television program, and is also the founder of the 2020 clothing brand ELEYVS GOLF.

Biography[edit | edit source]

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Early Life[edit | edit source]

Ikuta Erina was born on July 7, 1997 in Fukuoka, Japan.

At a young age, Ikuta expressed her desire to become an idol. For her kindergarten graduation album, she wrote that she wanted to join Morning Musume when she grew up.[2]

Prior to auditioning for Morning Musume, she was a talent under Elegant Promotion for a short period of time.[3][4]

2011[edit | edit source]

On January 2, at the first Hello! Project 2011 Winter ~Kangei Shinsen Matsuri~ A gana Live concert, Tsunku announced Ikuta as one of the new members of Morning Musume's 9th generation, alongside Fukumura Mizuki, Sayashi Riho, and Suzuki Kanon.[5][6] The 9th generation made their concert debut the same day, participating in the songs "Tomo" and "Aozora ga Itsumademo Tsuzuku You na Mirai de Are!"

On April 6, Ikuta's debut single in Morning Musume, "Maji Desu ka Ska!", was released.

On June 12, Ikuta's first e-Hello DVD was announced, Greeting ~Ikuta Erina~, and was released on July 2.

On August 25, it was announced that Ikuta replaced Ogawa Saki from S/mileage on the children's morning program, Oha Suta, as a member of the show's idol unit Oha Girl Maple.[7][8][9][10]

Ikuta starred in a new stage play titled Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~ along with Niigaki Risa, Tanaka Reina, the other 9th generation members, and Kudo Haruka.

2012[edit | edit source]

On January 13, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members began a web talk show exclusive to fanclub members, titled Maji DE Pyoko!.[11] They also began a radio show on April 7, titled Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~, on Radio Nippon.[12]

On March 27, Ikuta, along with the other Oha Girl Maple members, graduated from Oha Suta.[13]

On April 18, it was announced that Morning Musume's Tanaka Reina and the 9th and 10th generation members would star in a new stage play titled Stacies Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki. The musical ran from June 6 to June 12.

On April 21 and 22, Ikuta surprised fanclub members by attending Niigaki Risa's last fanclub tour as Morning Musume member, Morning Days Happy Holiday ~ Tokubetsuhen Risa Niigaki Fanclub Tour In Shizuoka. The tour from her perspective was released as a fanclub-exclusive DVD, titled Ikuta Erina ga 5 Gousha ni Niigaki Risa Fanclub Tour in Shizuoka.

From June 15 to June 28, a series of fanclub events titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~ featuring the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume and the 2nd generation members of S/mileage took place at Yokohama Blitz. Ikuta finished with the fourth most points and was awarded a solo performance on July 1 for placing in the top six.

On July 4, with Niigaki Risa as a guest, Ikuta announced on IkuMatsuri, a special Ustream show, that she would change her official member color from purple to yellow-green in the fall.[14]

On November 20, Ikuta held her first Niigaki-san wo Ouen Suru Kai to celebrate Niigaki Risa's 24th birthday, titled Ikuta Erina no "Niigaki-san wo Ouen Suru Kai Dai Ikkai Kaigou ~Niigaki-san no Tanjoubi wo Katte ni Iwau Kai~". Niigaki made a surprise appearance during the third event.

On October 10, it was announced that Ikuta would be a member of the new SATOYAMA movement unit Harvest alongside Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, and Takeuchi Akari.

2013[edit | edit source]

Ikuta was featured in a special gravure mook titled Graduation -Chuugaku Sotsugyou-. The mook had various photos and interviews about going from middle school to high school, and was released on February 27.

On March 2, it was announced that Ikuta would be a member of new SATOUMI movement unit Plumeria (later renamed HI-FIN), alongside Nakajima Saki, Fukuda Kanon, Hagiwara Mai, and Ishida Ayumi.

On May 16, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members' fanclub-exclusive web talk show Maji DE Pyoko! ended with a total of 70 episodes.[15]

On May 22, it was announced that Ikuta would hold a second Niigaki-san wo Ouen Suru Kai, titled Niigaki-san wo Ouen Suru Kai Dai Nikai Kaigou ~Ikuta no Tanjoubi dakedo, Yappari Kyou mo Niigaki-san wo Ouen Suru Kai~. It took place on July 7, Ikuta's 16th birthday, with Iikubo Haruna and Oda Sakura as guests.[16]

2014[edit | edit source]

On July 7, Ikuta celebrated her 17th birthday called Morning Musume '14 ~Ikuta Erina Birthday Event 2014~, featuring one performance at Yamano Hall.

On October 31, Ikuta released her second solo e-Hello! DVD, It's a lovely day.

On November 12, Ikuta participated in the 2014 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament as a celebrity guest alongside AKB48 and SKE48 member and rival Yamauchi Suzuran.[17]

On November 23, Ikuta was appointed sub-leader of Morning Musume by Michishige Sayumi. It was officially announced during Michishige's graduation concert on November 26. Ikuta would share the position with Iikubo Haruna, who had been a sub-leader since May 2013.

2015[edit | edit source]

On March 5, Ikuta announced that she would be a regular on the NHK Education channel show Karada wo Ugokasu TV. She made her first appearance in the show on March 25.[18]

On July 7, Ikuta celebrated her 18th birthday at a special event called Morning Musume '15 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event, featuring one performance at Yamano Hall.

On October 20, Ikuta was a guest at Niigaki Risa's birthday event, Niigaki Risa Birthday Event 27.[19]

On October 26, Ikuta was invited to play at the Takano Yuri CUP 38th Hirao Masaaki Charity Golf alongside OG member Yoshizawa Hitomi.[20]

On November 11, Ikuta participated in the 2015 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament as a celebrity guest for the second consecutive year.[21]

2016[edit | edit source]

On July 7, Ikuta celebrated her 19th birthday at a special event called Morning Musume '16 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event, featuring one performance at Yamano Hall.

On October 2, Ikuta announced she would release her first solo photobook, titled Erina, on October 22.[22][23]

On November 9, Ikuta participated in the 2016 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament as a celebrity guest for the third consecutive year.[24][25]

In December, Ikuta was added as member of the Hello! Project Station Dance Club.[26]

2017[edit | edit source]

On February 22, it was announced that Ikuta would guest star in the first episode of TV Tokyo's 14th "Friend-Ship Project" and semi-documentary drama Konnichiwa, Joyuu no Sagara Itsuki Desu. which would air on March 6. She appeared alongside Momoiro Clover Z's Sasaki Ayaka and NMB48's Fujie Reina.[27][28]

On May 23, Ikuta participated in the 18th Jojoen Cup Celebrity Golf Champion Tournament.[29][30]

On July 21, Ikuta celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '17 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event. The event had two performances at Yamano Hall.

On November 8, Ikuta made her fourth consecutive appearance at the 2017 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament.[31]

2018[edit | edit source]

On January 20, Ikuta released her second solo photobook, titled if.[32]

On March 31, she began a golf challenge project with the magazine and website GOLF LESSON COMIC to beat her personal best score of 89 in three months with the help of professional Yachi Shuya, which was also documented as a YouTube series.[33] In the final episode, she had improved her golf score to 87.[34] A manga titled Idol Lesson Comic ~ERIPON CHALLENGE ANOTHER~ starring Ikuta as the main character was later announced to begin serialization in the July 2018 issue of the magazine.[35]

On May 29, Ikuta participated in the 19th Jojoen Cup Celebrity Golf Champion Tournament.[36]

On July 10, Ikuta celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '18 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.

On August 13, it was revealed by talent Ota Akina that Ikuta recorded her own golf TV program for TOKYO MX1 titled Ikuta Erina no VS Golf.[37][38] On September 11, Ikuta officially announced the show on her blog and that it would begin airing on September 16.[39]

On November 7, she placed third in the 2018 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament, where she played as a celebrity guest for the fifth consecutive year.[40][41] She was also invited to play in the annual Hirao Masaaki Memorical Charity Golf on November 28.[42][43]

2019[edit | edit source]

On March 22, Ikuta attended the Japan Golf Fair at Pacifico Yokohama as a PR supporter for Waccine Goods.[44][45]

On April 26, she was featured as a model on BEAMS GOLF's website.[46][47][48]

On May 21, she was a guest player in the 20th Jojoen Cup Celebrity Golf Champion Tournament,[49] where she won the Best Dresser Award out of the female players.[50]

On June 20, she announced her second eponymous TV show for TOKYO MX1, titled Ikuta Erina no "Shibuya 29 STADIUM", in which she visits different restaurants in Shibuya's Niku Yokocho ("Meat Alley" in English).[51] The show began airing on August 18.[52]

On July 8, she celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event with two shows at Yamano Hall.

On July 18, Ikuta was a guest player in the Samantha Thavasa Girls Collection Ladies Tournament 2019 celebrity pro-am golf game.[53][54]

On September 27, she held her first golf event, titled Dai 1kai "Ikuta Erina no VS Golf" Shusai "Eripon Cup", at Ikaho Golf Club with 100 participants.[55][56]

On November 13, she played as a celebrity guest in the 2019 Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Pacific Ocean Masters Pro-Am Charity Tournament for the sixth consecutive year.[57]

2020[edit | edit source]

On March 14, Ikuta announced that she had produced her own clothing brand, ELEYVS GOLF. The name of the brand is a pun on her given name, and the brand primarily contains clothes for golfers, as well as casual clothes for everyday wear.[58] The brand's main concept is "GOLF × FASHION × SUBCULTURE = BUZZ", and its creation was inspired by her regular TV program, Ikuta Erina no VS Golf (生田衣梨奈のVSゴルフ).[59]

On May 14, she opened up an official Instagram account.[60]

On June 20, Ikuta's clothing brand ELEYVS GOLF was officially launched, and an official website was opened.[59]

On June 22, Ikuta became the longest serving sub-leader in the history of Morning Musume, beating Iikubo Haruna's previous record of 5 years, 6 months, and 25 days.

On August 27, she celebrated her 23rd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '20 Ikuta Erina Birthday Event with two shows at LANDMARK HALL.[61] In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

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Ikuta has a younger brother who was born on January 28, 2004. She is first cousins with former gravure idol Takigawa Aya.

When she auditioned for Morning Musume, Ikuta was a 2nd year middle school student. She graduated from middle school on March 2013. On March 12, 2016, Ikuta announced that she had graduated from high school.[62] She attended Hinode High School, a private academy known for its alumni in the entertainment industry, and graduated with ANGERME member Nakanishi Kana.[63]

  • Niigaki Risa: Ikuta is good friends with former 5th generation member Niigaki Risa.[64][65][66]
  • Fukumura Mizuki: She is close with fellow 9th generation member Fukumura Mizuki and together they are known by the pairing name "PonPon" (ぽんぽん).[67] They created the catchphrase "Mizupon desu! Eripon desu! Futari awasete PonPon desu!" (みずぽんです!えりぽんです!二人あわせてぽんぽんです!; I'm Mizupon! I'm Eripon! Together we are PonPon!) which they had gradually discontinued saying. Their generation mate Sayashi Riho jokingly calls them "Business PonPon" (ビジネスぽんぽん)[68] because they always act happy with each other on stage and on camera, but behind-the-scenes they do not always see eye-to-eye.[69]
  • Ishida Ayumi: Ikuta was given the pairing name "Suberi Combi" (スベリコンビ; Bomber Combi) with Ishida, but are now more commonly referred to as "Suberizu" or "Suberies" (スベリーズ). The name is taken from the word suberi-gei, a style of comedy with failing jokes, because the two of them make bad jokes.[70] In addition, they are often teamed up together to perform acrobatics for concerts.[71]
  • Motomura Aoi: Ikuta is goods friends with HKT48 member Motomura Aoi[72][73] who she was middle school classmates with before they both became idols.[74]
  • Takagi Reni: She became friends with Takagi after Morning Musume '15 and Momoiro Clover Z performed "Ren'ai Revolution 21" as a collaboration for 2015 FNS Kayousai THE LIVE, which included Takagi trying to steal Ikuta's lines and camera time as a gag.[75][76][77]

Ikuta's grandmother gave her the name Erina so she would not have to worry about life's necessities.[78] 衣 (e) was taken from "clothing" (衣類); 梨 (ri), which means "pear", represents food and water; and 奈 (na) was taken from Nara Prefecture (奈良), where it is airy and seems to be a peaceful place to live.[79]

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Ikuta Erina:

  • Eripon (えりぽん): Her official nickname originated by Tsunku.
  • KY Ikuta (KY生田): She is known to be a KY (kuuki yomenai), an expression meaning one "can't read the air/atmosphere; clueless of the situation".

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Special Skills: Can "sleep anywhere", fast at texting on her cellphone, handsprings, golf
  • Hobbies: Dancing, to drive really far in golf!! (up to 239 yards)
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop, reggae, Western music
  • Favorite Sports: Golf, gymnastics
  • Favorite Foods: Strawberries, ham
  • Favorite Drink: Strawberry juice
  • Least Favorite Food: Vegetables
  • Favorite Colors: White, black, red and yellow
  • Motto: Medatanai koto ni wa hajimaranai (目立たない事には始まらない; It's no use if you can't stand out)
  • Favorite Word: Daisuki (I love you)
  • Favorite English Phrase: "No thank you"
  • Favorite Manga: Love★Com (Lovely Complex)
  • Quality that she won’t lose to anyone: Being in high spirits
  • Things that she want to do in her life: Grow her hair long, go to the Vatican city, sing a solo song
  • Favorite Morning Musume Song: "Ookii Hitomi", "Kono Ai wo Kasanete", "Shouganai Yume Oibito", "Mukidashi de Mukiatte",[79] "Kowarenai Ai ga Hoshii no"[79]
  • Other Favorite Song: "Entenka" by Shonan no Kaze, "CLASSIC" by Shonan no Kaze, "Naseba Naru no Sa Nanairo Tamago" by T-Pistonz+KMC
  • Looks Up To:  Niigaki Risa,[79] Takahashi Ai, Kamei Eri, Michishige Sayumi, Tanaka Reina, Maeda Yuuka, Maeda Atsuko, Takahashi Minami, Kojima Haruna

Discography[edit | edit source]

See also: List:Ikuta Erina Discography Featured In

Solo DVDs[edit | edit source]

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Solo Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]

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Publications[edit | edit source]

See also: List:Ikuta Erina Publications Featured In

Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]

Digital Photobooks[edit | edit source]

  • [2011.10.28] Erina Ikuta Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2011|Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2011 (アロハロ!モーニング娘。2011)
  • [2012.12.27] Erina Ikuta Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2012|Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2012 (アロハロ!モーニング娘。2012)
  • [2013.02.28] Erina Ikuta Alo-Hello! Morning Musume Qki|Alo-Hello! Morning Musume Qki (アロハロ!モーニング娘。Q期)
  • [2013.04.09] Morning Musume Alo-Hello Qki (モーニング娘。アロハロ!モーニング娘。Q期)

Works[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

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  • [2011] Sharehouse (シェアハウス)

Theater[edit | edit source]

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TV Programs[edit | edit source]

TV Dramas[edit | edit source]

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  • [2012] Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園) (as Nakano Riko)
  • [2017] Konnichiwa, Joyuu no Sagara Itsuki Desu. (こんにちは、女優の相楽樹です。) (episode 1)

Internet[edit | edit source]

Radio[edit | edit source]

  • [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~)
  • [2012–2013] Morning Musume 9ki・10ki Member WEB Talk Maji DE Pyoko! (モーニング娘。9・10期メンバー WEBトーク 本気DE飛跳!) (fanclub exclusive)

Commercials[edit | edit source]

  • [2011] Nestle Milo (as an Oha Girl)

Music Videos[edit | edit source]

Rankings[edit | edit source]

  • She was voted 8th favorite member in the 2012 "Hello! Project Music Awards" event.[82]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She had said that she wants to become the "number one idol in world"[83] and formerly used it as a catchphrase in her introductions.
  • She goes to karaoke to reduce stress.
  • She said that she’s not very good at cooking, but she likes it and can make delicious gratin.
  • She is childhood best friends with HKT48 member Motomura Aoi.[84]
  • Before joining Morning Musume, she had an Ameba blog titled "☆Eri Nikki☆" under the URL erina0707 and a Twitter account also named erina0707.
    • She was in 17 Ameba fan groups for AKB48, and she wrote on her profile that she was a fan of Kojima Haruna.[85]
  • She is the second member of Morning Musume from Fukuoka after Tanaka Reina.
  • Her Morning Musume 9ki Audition number was #244.
  • She was the first Morning Musume member to change her color in 2012. The second was Iikubo Haruna.
  • She and her fellow member Ishida Ayumi are the only current Morning Musume members to both be in the same units Harvest and HI-FIN of SATOYAMA & SATOUMI movement.
  • She began liking Hello! Project with Minimoni and became a fan of Morning Musume after hearing their single "Mr.Moonlight ~Ai no Big Band~".
  • When she first joined the Hello! Project, Ikuta said that Maeda Yuuka was her favorite Hello! Project member.
  • She said that if she could become another Hello! Project member, she would be Niigaki Risa because she admires her very much.
  • She, along with Ishida Ayumi, are the only members in Morning Musume to be born in the same year the group was formed in 1997.
  • In August 2014, Tsunku commented on her: "In both good and bad ways she's the one to stand out. But in the end that's a good thing. In showbiz one has to stand out no matter what, after all. She's still not happy with various things about herself, but compared to how she was 4 years ago she's improved greatly. Her dancing really stands out."[86]
  • Tsunku wrote on his blog about the dad mentioned in "Otome no Timing" being inspired by Ikuta's real dad. When Ikuta had just passed the Morning Musume audition, she was going to cut her hair a bit. So she said she wanted to call her parents first and tell them that she would cut it. She didn't call her mom, she called her dad and was all "Dad? Erina's gonna cut her hair now, okay?" Tsunku saw that and was all, "she must be close with her dad, he must be a nice guy," and thus he had the line in "Otome no Timing," Erina got to sing it, too.[87]
  • She is in the most sub-units out of the 9th generation, being in three: Harvest, HI-FIN, and Stelladrop.
  • She shares the same last name with Nogizaka46 member Ikuta Erika, as well as the kanji for "ri" (梨) in their given names. They took a two-shot photo together when Morning Musume '15 and Nogizaka46 participated in the 2015 FNS Kayousai THE LIVE, and both girls commented that it must have been fate, that with their similar names they both became idols.[75][88]
  • Ikuta began golfing in the third grade. Her dad started golfing due to his work (company golf outings), and in Fukuoka, golf courses are often next to tennis courts. At the time, she wanted to learn tennis because she was obsessed with The Prince of Tennis. However, her dad suggested she try golfing instead.[89]
  • Her favorite professional golfer is Moromizato Shinobu.[90]
  • She listens to K-pop artists BLACKPINK, CLC, and TWICE.[91]
  • If she could be reborn as someone else, she would be Niigaki Risa because she has a lot of respect or Suzuki Airi because she has a lot of admiration.[79]
  • She thinks she is the Hello! Project member with the best athletic reflexes because she does acrobatics and golf. She likes powerful dances than graceful dances.[79]
  • She wants to challenge herself with work as an action actress because she loves watching sword fights on stage and in dramas. She had also been told by the sword fighting teacher for a musical that she was good at it.[79]
  • If she did not become an idol, she would like to be a hairdresser.[79]
  • She has been called the "iron girl" of Morning Musume for having 8 years of perfect attendance (as of December 2018), which she has not missed a concert due to poor health since her debut in 2011.[92]
  • She is a fan of THE iDOLM@ster mobiles games and the CINDERELLA GIRLS spin-off in particular.[93] Her favorite character is Sakuma Mayu (voiced by Makino Yui),[94][95] but she also likes Sato Shin (voiced by Hanamori Yumiri).[96]
  • She loved the gyaru boom in the early 2000s so much that she wanted to become one. When she went to Shibuya for the first time, she got really excited to see a panda gyaru in person because she had only seen it before in the manga GALS!. In honor of the gyaru she admired, she dressed as a kogyaru for her 22nd birthday event.[97]

See Also[edit | edit source]

Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]

Honorary Titles
Preceded by
Fukumura Mizuki
(with Iikubo Haruna)

Sub-leader of Morning Musume
November 27, 2014 – present
(with Iikubo Haruna, 2014–2018;
with Ishida Ayumi, 2018–present)

Succeeded by
Incumbent

Preceded by
Iikubo Haruna

Longest serving sub-leader of Morning Musume
June 22, 2020 - present

Succeeded by
Incumbent

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Discography
Singles Indies Singles

Ai no Tane

Major Singles

1. Morning Coffee | 2. Summer Night Town | 3. Daite HOLD ON ME! | 4. Memory Seishun no Hikari | 5. Manatsu no Kousen | 6. Furusato | 7. LOVE Machine | 8. Koi no Dance Site | 9. Happy Summer Wedding | 10. I WISH | 11. Ren'ai Revolution 21 | 12. The☆Peace! | 13. Mr.Moonlight ~Ai no Big Band~ | 14. Souda! We're ALIVE | 15. Do it! Now | 16. Koko ni Iruzee! | 17. Morning Musume no Hyokkori Hyoutanjima | 18. AS FOR ONE DAY | 19. Shabondama | 20. Go Girl ~Koi no Victory~ | 21. Ai Araba IT'S ALL RIGHT | 22. Roman ~MY DEAR BOY~ | 23. Joshi Kashimashi Monogatari | 24. Namida ga Tomaranai Houkago | 25. THE Manpower!!! | 26. Osaka Koi no Uta | 27. Iroppoi Jirettai | 28. Chokkan 2 ~Nogashita Sakana wa Ookiizo!~ | 29. SEXY BOY ~Soyokaze ni Yorisotte~ | 30. Ambitious! Yashinteki de Ii jan | 31. Aruiteru | 32. Egao YES Nude | 33. Kanashimi Twilight | 34. Onna ni Sachi Are | 35. Mikan | 36. Resonant Blue | 37. Pepper Keibu | 38. Naichau Kamo | 39. Shouganai Yume Oibito | 40. Nanchatte Ren'ai | 41. Kimagure Princess | 42. Onna ga Medatte Naze Ikenai | 43. Seishun Collection | 44. Onna to Otoko no Lullaby Game | 45. Maji Desu ka Ska! | 46. Only You | 47. Kono Chikyuu no Heiwa wo Honki de Negatterun da yo! | 48. Pyocopyoco Ultra | 49. Ren'ai Hunter | 50. One・Two・Three / The Matenrou Show | 51. Wakuteka Take a chance | 52. Help me!! | 53. Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai | 54. Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan | 55. Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa / Kimi no Kawari wa Iyashinai / What is LOVE? | 56. Toki wo Koe Sora wo Koe / Password is 0 | 57. TIKI BUN / Shabadaba Doo~ / Mikaeri Bijin | 58. Seishun Kozou ga Naiteiru / Yuugure wa Ameagari / Ima Koko Kara | 59. Oh my wish! / Sukatto My Heart / Imasugu Tobikomu Yuuki | 60. Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi / ENDLESS SKY / One and Only | 61. Utakata Saturday Night! / The Vision / Tokyo to Iu Katasumi | 62. Sexy Cat no Enzetsu / Mukidashi de Mukiatte / Sou ja nai | 63. BRAND NEW MORNING / Jealousy Jealousy | 64. Jama Shinai de Here We Go! / Dokyuu no Go Sign / Wakain da shi! | 65. Are you Happy? / A gonna | 66. Furari Ginza / Jiyuu na Kuni Dakara | 67. Jinsei Blues / Seishun Night | 68. KOKORO&KARADA / LOVEpedia / Ningen Kankei No way way

Digital Singles Gosenfu no Tasuki | Hana ga Saku Taiyou Abite
Albums Original Albums

1. First Time | 2. Second Morning | 3. 3rd -LOVE Paradise- | 4. 4th "Ikimasshoi!" | 5. No.5 | 6. Ai no Dai 6kan | 7. Rainbow 7 | 8. SEXY 8 BEAT | 9. Platinum 9 DISC | 10. ⑩ MY ME | 11. Fantasy! Juuichi | 12. 12, Smart | 13. ⑬ Colorful Character | 14. 14shou ~The message~ | 15. ⑮ Thank you, too

Mini Albums

7.5 Fuyu Fuyu Morning Musume Mini!

Cover Albums

COVER YOU

Soundtracks

Morning Cop ~Daite HOLD ON ME!~ | "Ribbon no Kishi The Musical" Song Selection | Engeki Joshibu Musical LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- Original Soundtrack | Engeki Joshibu Musical "TRIANGLE" Original Soundtrack | Engeki Joshibu Musical "Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa" Original Soundtrack | Engeki Joshibu Musical "Pharaoh no Haka" Original Soundtrack

Best Albums Best! Morning Musume 1 | Best! Morning Musume 2 | Morning Musume ALL SINGLES COMPLETE ~10th ANNIVERSARY~ | Morning Musume Zen Single Coupling Collection | The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~ | Morning Musume '14 Coupling Collection 2 | Best! Morning Musume 20th Anniversary
Other Singles
& Albums
Morning Musume Sakura Gumi

1. Hare Ame Nochi Suki ♡ | 2. Sakura Mankai

Morning Musume Otome Gumi

1. Ai no Sono ~Touch My Heart!~ | 2. Yuujou ~Kokoro no Busu ni wa Naranee!~

Morning Musume Tanjou 10nen Kinentai

1. Bokura ga Ikiru MY ASIA | 2. Itoshiki Tomo e

Muten Musume

Appare Kaitenzushi!

Dream Morning Musume

Dorimusu ① | Shining Butterfly

Morning Musume 20th

Ai no Tane (20th Anniversary Ver.) | Morning Coffee (20th Anniversary Ver.) | Hatachi no Morning Musume

Collaborations

ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL! | Busu ni Naranai Tetsugaku | YEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki

Concerts
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Naruchika: 2013 | 2014 | 2016 | 2017
Overseas: 2008 (Taipei, Seoul, Shanghai) | 2009 (Anime Expo) | 2010 (Japan Expo) | 2014 (New York) | 2016 (Houston, Taipei) | 2017 (Hong Kong) | 2018 (Mexico City)
Dinner Shows: 2019 | 2020
Other: 2001 | 2009 | 2019

Other Concerts & Events
Hello! Project Concerts

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Winter Tours: 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020
Hina Fes: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020
Hallo! Fes: 2018
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016| 2017 | 2018 | 2019
Other: Hello! Project ☆ Festival 2011 | Hello! Project Yaon Premium LIVE ~Soto Fes~ supported by Hellosmile | Berryz Koubou Matsuri | Hello! Project 2020 ~The Ballad~

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