Ishida Ayumi (石田亜佑美) is a Japanese pop singer and dancer under Hello! Project as a 10th generation member and sub-leader of Morning Musume, as well as a former member of the SATOYAMA & SATOUMI movement units Harvest and HI-FIN. Before joining Hello! Project, Ishida was a member of the local idol group B♭ and a back-up dancer for Dorothy Little Happy.
Ishida Ayumi was born on January 7, 1997 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
From 2006 to 2009, Ishida was part of the Rakuten Eagles Cheerleading School, in training to become a future member of the Tohoku Golden Angels, the cheerleaders for the Rakuten Golden Eagles baseball team in Sendai.
On March 8, Ishida became a support member for the local Sendai group B♭ under the agency Step One. She was promoted to full member on July 7. She graduated from the group on December 16 to become an official back dancer for the group Dorothy Little Happy.
On September 29, Ishida Ayumi was selected from Morning Musume's 10th generation audition to join the group along with Iikubo Haruna, Sato Masaki, and former Hello Pro Egg member Kudo Haruka. The tenth generation made their official presentation on the same day they were announced as new members at the Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai BELIEVE ~Takahashi Ai Sotsugyou Kinen Special~ concert, and they participated in a performance of the song "Tomo." In the final concert, they also participated in "Tomo" and the end of "Namidacchi".
On January 13, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members began a web talk show exclusive to fanclub members, titled Honki DE Hichou!. They also began a radio show on April 7, titled Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~, on Radio Nippon.
An event featuring the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume and the 2nd generation members of S/mileage, titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~, took place on June 15, 18, and 20 at Yokohama Blitz.
On August 24, it was announced that Ishida would take a one month break from Morning Musume activities due to an ankle sprain.
On January 7, Ishida held a birthday event titled Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event DX ~9ki Mem no Futari wo Mukaete~ with Ikuta Erina and Suzuki Kanon as guests.
On March 2, it was announced at Forest For Rest ~SATOYAMA e Ikou~ SATOYAMA movement in YOKOHAMA that Ishida would be a member of the new SATOUMI movement unit Plumeria (later renamed HI-FIN), alongside Nakajima Saki, Fukuda Kanon, Hagiwara Mai, and Ikuta Erina.
On May 15, it was announced that she would release her first solo photobook, Ishida Ayumi, on July 15.
On May 16, the Morning Musume 9th generation and 10th generation members' fanclub-exclusive web talk show Honki DE Hichou! ended with a total of 70 episodes.
On November 8, Tsunku announced in his blog that in order to be able to meet the deadline for the Juice=Juice single "Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo / Hajimete wo Keiken-chuu" release date, Ishida Ayumi would to take Miyamoto Karin's place in the dance shot for "Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo".
On January 7, Ishida held a birthday event titled Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event 2014 with her fellow 10th generation members as guests.
On April 14, it was announced that she would release her second solo photo book, shine more, on May 10.
On July 2, she released her 3rd solo DVD, Souka -souka-.
On November 10, Ishida announced on her blog she would be getting her own regular corner on Sendai TV's Ara Ara Kashiko. The first segment of "Ishida Ayumi ga Iku!" aired on November 15.
On January 7, Ishida celebrated her 18th birthday at an event called Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event 2015. The event featured one performance in Tokyo at TOKYO FM HALL.
In addition to Morning Musume '15 providing the theme song "Ima Koko Kara" for the Pretty Cure All Stars Haru no Carnival♪ movie released in theaters on March 14, three exclusive characters were voiced by Iikubo Haruna, Ishida, and Oda Sakura. Their appearances were based on illustrations by Iikubo, with Ishida's character (also named Ayumi) being a cat with Date Masamune's crescent moon motif.
On October 30, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles baseball team announced a documentary drama titled 44sai no Cheerleader!!, about a 44-year-old mother who joined their cheerleading team, the Tohoku Golden Angels, with Ishida portraying one of the cheerleaders. The one episode drama premiered on December 20 on NHK BS Premium.
On January 7, Ishida celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '16 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event at Yamano Hall.
On January 15, Ishida Ayumi held a talk event at the Hello! Project Official Shop in Akihabara.
On July 27, she released her first solo image Blu-ray, It's a Beautiful Day.
On October 29, Ishida announced she would star in a single episode drama on NHK Education TV's Otona e Novel on November 10. Ishida portrayed a girl who hides behind a face mask, avoiding communication with other people as a result, and is unable to give it up.
On November 24, Fukumura Mizuki and Ishida annnounced they would hold a joint fanclub bus tour the next year on January 26 and 27, titled Morning Days Happy Holiday Fukumura Mizuki･Ishida Ayumi Fanclub Tour in Yamanashi.
On January 13, Ishida celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '17 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event, which featured two performances at Yamano Hall.
On November 8 and 9, the 10th generation members of Morning Musume '17 held the Morning Days Happy Holiday 10ki Member Iikubo Haruna・Ishida Ayumi・Sato Masaki・Kudo Haruka Fanclub Tour in Yamanashi.
On December 19, Ishida appeared as a commentator in the TV broadcast of the Sportan! LIVE presents Rakuten Eagles 2017 Season Soushuuhen Special, which would also released in late January 2018 on DVD and Blu-ray.
On January 9, Ishida celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '18 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event at Differ Ariake.
On January 30, Ishida and ANGERME member Sasaki Rikako were announced as the image characters of "Eagles Girl", the female fans of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. They were appointed on Eagles Girl Day, which was held on June 23 during the home game against the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. They both danced with the Tohoku Golden Angels cheerleading team and received the honor of throwing the ceremonial first pitch.
On March 10, during her regular corner on Ara Ara Kashiko, Ishida collaborated with the sushi restaurant Tachibana to make a special rice bowl named "Sendai Zukedon Musume" that would be sold on their menu until April 30.
On August 10, Ishida and Sasaki participated as Eagles Girls at the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles home game against the Saitama Seibu Lions.
On December 31, during the first part of the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2018 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ concert, Ishida was appointed as a sub-leader of Morning Musume alongside Ikuta Erina who has been a sub-leader since 2014.
On January 7, Ishida celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event, which featured two performances at Yamano Hall.
On November 15, she and Yamaki Risa held a joint fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 Ishida Ayumi & Country Girls Yamaki Risa FC Event ~#Tsui ni Yamaki to Ishida ga Event Suru tte yo~, featuring two shows at Mynavi BLITZ Akasaka.
On January 7, Ishida's 23rd birthday, she released her fifth solo photobook, titled believe in oneself. Then later that evening she celebrated her 23rd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '20 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event at Zepp DiverCity.
On January 8, Ishida celebrated her 24th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '21 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event, which featured two performances at Toyosu PIT.
On October 1, she and Sato Masaki held a joint fanclub event titled Morning Musume '21 Ishida Ayumi & Sato Masaki FC Event ~Hiyoko ga 10nen Tattara, saa Nani ni Naru?~ "Maa Birthday Yattenai yo. Semete Ishou dake Kisasete!" "Iya, Title Nagai yo!", featuring two shows at Edogawa cultural center.
On January 7, Ishida celebrated her 25th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '22 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event, which featured two performances at Edogawa cultural center.
On May 20, it was reported that Ishida was diagnosed with COVID-19. In the night of May 16, Ishida sent a sample of her antigen test and submitted for a PCR test. In the night of May 19, the results showed that she was suspected to have been infected with the COVID-19 virus, and she underwent a PCR test at a medical institution in the following day, which confirmed the positive reaction for COVID-19. She would be taking a break of her activities for the time being and would be resting at her home. In addition, Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Oda Sakura, Makino Maria, Haga Akane, Kitagawa Rio, Okamura Homare and Yamazaki Mei were classified as close contacts of Ishida and would be also halting activities for the time being, as well of Morito Chisaki, who was diagosed with COVID-19 a week prior, would remain resting at home. As result, the May 21 and May 22 concerts of the Hello! Project 2022 Spring CITY CIRCUIT Morning Musume '22 CONCERT TOUR ~Never Been Better!~ in Fukuoka were cancelled. On May 27, it was announced that Ishida would be resuming activities in the same day as her resting period has ended, and after she made another PCR test and a negative reaction for the virus was confirmed.
She has an older brother and a cousin named Ishida Mio. Her family owns a bakery.
The following list are notable friendships Ishida Ayumi has acquired:
- Iikubo Haruna: Ishida is close friends with Iikubo Haruna. Her pairing name with Iikubo is HoneyDarling (ハニーダーリン).
- Ikuta Erina: She also gets along well with Ikuta Erina. Due to their bad jokes, their pairing name is Suberi Combi (スベリコンビ).
- Ogata Risa: She is good friends with Tsubaki Factory member Ogata Risa.
- Yamaki Risa: She is good friends with Country Girls member Yamaki Risa.
Ishida's given name, Ayumi, means "Asia" (亜; a), "help" (佑; yu) and "beauty" (美; mi). Her parents want to use the kanji for "yu" because it has a meaning of helping people.
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Ishida Ayumi:
- Daaishi (だーいし): Official nickname, given her since joining Morning Musume. Used by members and fans.
- Ayumin (あゆみん): Second official nickname, given her since joining Morning Musume. Used by members and fans.
- Name: Ishida Ayumi (石田亜佑美)
- Nicknames: Daaishi (だーいし), Ayumin (あゆみん), Da-chan (だーちゃん), Darling (ダーリン), Ayuyu
- Birthdate: January 7, 1997
- Birthplace: Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 153 cm (5 ft 0.2 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Capricorn
- Eastern Zodiac: Rat
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2011-09-29: Morning Musume member
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- Years in Morning Musume: 10 Years
- Official Kaomoji: 川c ’∀´)
- Morning Musume Color:
- Royal Blue
- Audition Song: "Naichau Kamo" by Morning Musume
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- Concert Units:
- Hello! Project Mobekimasu (2011-2013)
- Other Groups:
- Main article: Ishida Ayumi/Discography
- [2012.08.18] Greeting ~Ishida Ayumi~ (e-Hello! DVD)
- [2013.08.14] AYUMI in GUAM
- [2014.07.02] Souka -souka-
- [2016.07.27] It's a Beautiful Day
Solo Fanclub DVDs
- [2018.05.26] Morning Musume '18 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event
- [2019.06.26] Morning Musume '19 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event
- [2020.06.26] Morning Musume '20 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event
- [2021.05.26] Morning Musume '21 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event
- [2022.05.xx] Morning Musume '22 Ishida Ayumi Birthday Event
-  Nee, Milk (from TRIANGLE)
-  Mayoi no Mori (from Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa)
- Main article: Ishida Ayumi/Publications
- [2013.07.15] Ishida Ayumi
- [2014.05.10] shine more
- [2016.06.27] It's my turn
- [2018.04.27] 20th canvas
- [2020.01.07] believe in oneself
- [2011-2012] Hello Pro! TIME (ハロプロ！ＴＩＭＥ)
- [2012-2013] Hello! SATOYAMA Life (ハロー! SATOYAMA ライフ)
- [2014-2019] The Girls Live
- [2014–] Ara Ara Kashiko (あらあらかしこ)
- [2019–2020] AI・DOL PROJECT (AI・DOL プロジェクト)
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!"
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes! 2"
-  Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園)
- [2015.12.20] 44sai no Cheerleader!! (44歳のチアリーダー！！)
- [2016.11.10] Otona e Novel (オトナヘノベル)
-  Pretty Cure All Stars Haru no Carnival♪ (映画プリキュアオールスターズ 春のカーニバル♪) (voice of Ayumi)
-  Stacies Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki
-  Gogakuyuu
-  LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-
-  TRIANGLE
-  Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa
-  Pharaoh no Haka
-  Pharaoh no Haka ~Hebi Ou Sneferu~
-  Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 Gaiden ~Tasogare no Kamen~ (daily guest role)
-  Michishige Sayumi no "Mobekimasutte Nani??"
- [2013–] Hello! Project Station
- [2014–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–] tiny tiny
- [2018–] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
- [2019–2022] Hello Pro Dance Gakuen
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro ONE×ONE
-  Hello Pro Live Jikkyou!
- [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)
- [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～)
(with Ikuta Erina)
|Sub-leader of Morning Musume
December 31, 2018 – Present
(with Ikuta Erina, 2018–present)
|Hello! Project Dance Club|