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Kamikokuryo Moe (上國料萌衣) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as the sole 4th generation member of ANGERME.


Kamikokuryo Moe, November 2021

Kamikokuryo Moe, June 2021

Kamikokuryo Moe, November 2020

Kamikokuryo Moe, August 2020

Kamikokuryo Moe, November 2019

Kamikokuryo Moe, July 2019

Kamikokuyo Moe, May 2019

Kamikokuryo Moe, April 2019

Kamikokuryo Moe, October 2018

Kamikokuryo Moe, May 2018

Kamikokuryo Moe, December 2017

Kamikokuryo Moe, June 2017

Kamikokuryo Moe, October 2016

Kamikokuryo Moe, April 2016

Kamikokuryo Moe, December 2015

Kamikokuryo Moe, 2015

Early Life[]

Kamikokuryo Moe was born on October 24, 1999 in Kagoshima, Japan. She moved to Kumamoto with her family at the age of 2

In mid-2014, Kamikokuryo participated in Morning Musume '14 <Golden> Audition! and made it to the final training camp, but failed.


After failing the Morning Musume audition, she began to dislike Hello! Project songs until the release of "Taiki Bansei", which motivated her to be stronger and audition for the 2015 ANGERME Shin Member Audition in mid-2015. In the audition, she was assigned the number #119.

On November 11, 2015, during a "Desugita Kui wa Utarenai / Dondengaeshi / Watashi" release event, Kamikokuryo was announced as the sole winner of the ANGERME 4th generation audition.[2] She began activities as a member at the COUNTDOWN PARTY concert on December 31, 2015.


On February 25, Kamikokuryo held her debut event titled ANGERME Shin Member Kamikokuryo Moe Ohirome Event ~Kamiko Shiren!? no 4ban Shoubu~. The event had two shows, each featuring a different set of senior ANGERME members as guests.

On October 24, Kamikokuryo celebrated her 17th birthday at a special event titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe Birthday Event 2016, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.


On January 31, Kamikokuryo began a solo web radio show exclusive to fanclub members, titled Kamiko Biyori.[3]

On February 17, Kamikokuryo along with Takeuchi Akari held a talk event at the Hello! Project Official Shop in Osaka.[4]

On March 15, it was announced that Kamikokuryo had joined the new SATOYAMA movement unit Kamiishinaka Kana alongside Nakajima Saki, Ishida Ayumi, and Kanazawa Tomoko.[5]

On July 12, it was announced that Kamikokuryo, Funaki Musubu, and Yamazaki Yuhane would star in a summer commercial campaign for PIZZA-LA's "Yokubari Quarter" menu item with Matsuko Deluxe.[6][7] The commercial began being broadcast on July 15.

On October 1, Kamikokuryo was announced as the new supporter for the show Bowling Kakumei P★League.[8]

On October 24, Kamikokuryo celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe Birthday Event 2017, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.

On November 1, a winter PIZZA-LA commercial campaign for "Yokubari Quarter" was announced and would once again star Kamikokuryo, Funaki, and Yamazaki. This time they appeared alongside comedian Degawa Tetsuro.[9]


On January 25, Kamikokuryo held the ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe "Kamiko Biyori in CLUB CITTA'", which was a public recording fanclub event for final three episodes of Kamiko Biyori.

On February 2, Kamiko Biyori ended with 100 episodes.[10]

On March 7, it was announced that Kamikokuryo, Funaki Musubu, and Yamazaki Yuhane would star in a commercial campaign with comedian Degawa Tetsuro to promote PIZZA-LA's new spring menu item "Zeppin Haru no Gourmet Quarter".[11] The commercial began being broadcast on March 10.[12]

On March 17, Kamikokuryo was featured in the graduation2018 Koukou Sotsugyou published by TOKYO NEWS magazine&mook, commemorating her and other idols' graduation from high school in 2018.[13]

On May 29, make-up artist Miwonderful released the book First Make Bible @ Miwonderful in which Kamikokuryo, Inoue Rei, and Asakura Kiki appear as models.[14]

On July 14, the summer 2018 commercial campaign for PIZZA-LA's "Yokubari Quarter" menu item began, starring Kamikokuryo and Funaki Musubu in commercial for a fourth time and Sasaki Rikako for the first time alongside Degawa Tetsuro.[15][16]

Starting from the September 2018 issue released on August 3, Funaki and Kamikokuryo Moe have an article series titled "ANGERME Kamiko & Funakki to Issho ni! Houkago Girls' Talk!!" published in the monthly shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi.[17]

On August 16, the music video for Horiuchi Takao's August 22 single "Minna Shounen Datta" was uploaded on YouTube, featuring Kamikokuryo and six other Hello! Project members who all sing as chorus.[18]

On September 21, Kamikokuryo appeared in a daily guest role in the stage play LADY OUT LAW! starring former ℃-ute member Yajima Maimi as the lead.[19]

On October 15, former Berryz Koubou member Kumai Yurina released Complex ni Sayounara!, a joint book with four of the shortest current members in Hello! Project: Kamikokuryo, Yokoyama Reina, Morito Chisaki, and Funaki Musubu who have been named Minis?.[20]

On October 24, she released her first visual photobook, titled Moe.[21]

On November 3, the winter 2018 commercial campaign for PIZZA-LA's "Yokubari Quarter" menu item began, starring Kamikokuryo, Sasaki, and Funaki with Degawa Tetsuro.[22]

On November 6, Kamikokuryo celebrated her 19th birthday in a joint fanclub event with Kasahara Momona, titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe・Kasahara Momona Birthday Event 2018, at Shinagawa Stellar Ball.


On January 28, she was announced as a model for evelyn's 2019 SS Catalog.[23][24]

From March 9, Kamikokuryo appeared in PIZZA-LA's spring 2019 "Yokubari Quarter" commercial campaign with Degawa Tetsuro and fellow ANGERME members Sasaki Rikako, Funaki Musubu, and Ise Layla.[25][26]

On April 27, the Fami Hello! PHOTOBOOK② was released, which includes Kamikokuryo's gravure that was originally published in a May 2017 issue of Weekly Famitsu.[27]

On May 6, it was announced that Kamikokuryo collaborated with evelyn to design a one piece that would be released in stores on May 16.[28][29] In honor of the collaboration, she held events at the evelyn store in Harajuku on May 31 and in Osaka on June 8.[30]

From July 13, Kamikokuryo starred in PIZZA-LA's summer 2019 "Ebi Mayo Quarter" commercial campaign with Degawa Tetsuro and a group of child dancers named the Ebi Mayo Tai.[31][32]

On September 29, it was announced that Kamikokuryo, who has frequently appeared in make-up pages of the fashion magazine bis since January 2018, would become a regular model for the magazine from the November 2019 issue onward.[33]

On October 5, the Hello Tsu PHOTOBOOK① was released, including Kamikokuryo's gravure that was originally published in a May 2018 issue of Weekly Famitsu.[34]

On November 8, Kamikokuryo celebrated her 20th birthday in a joint fanclub event with Kasahara Momona, titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe・Kasahara Momona Birthday Event 2019, at CLUB CITTA'.


On February 5, it was announced Kamikokuryo has starred in a commercial for McDonald's KitKat McFlurry that begins airing on February 12.[35]

On February 12, she was announced as the image model for Club Cosmetics' "Clup Suppin Series" products.[36] On September 16, a new batch of cosmetics products were released in the series with Kamikokuryo as the image model.[37]

On October 26, she celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe Birthday Event 2020, featuring two shows at LANDMARK HALL.[38] In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.

On December 3, she opened an official Instagram account.[39]


On January 26, Kamikokuryo starred in a new commercial for McDonald's KitKat McFlurry and Oreo McFlurry titled McFlurry KitKat & Chou Oreo "Docchi mo Icchau!?" Hen. [40] The long version of the song "McFlurry Nande Darou" (マックフルーリーなんでだろう) sung by Kamikokuryo in the commercial was made available on the official McDonalds Japan website on January 27.

On May 31, it was announced that Kamikokuryo would appear as a seasonal regular on the NTV program "Hiru nan desu!" for the months of June and July. [41]

On October 26, Kamikokuryo celebrated her 22nd birthday in a joint fanclub event with Kasahara Momona, titled ANGERME Kamikokuryo Moe & Kasahara Momona Birthday Event 2021, at Nerima Culture Center.


On January 20, it was announced that Kamikokuryo would be making her first acting appearance in the third episode of the Fuji TV's drama Gossip #Kanojo ga Shiritai Honto no 〇〇, under the role of an amateur high school singer named Aono Iku.[42]

On February 17, Kamikokuryo starred in a commercial for McDonald's new Strawberry KitKat McFlurry. The CM began airing February 23, and the new Strawberry KitKat McFlurry was available from February 24 to mid-April 2022.[43][44] The long version of the CM was made available on the official McDonald's Japan website on February 17.

On June 18, it was announced that Kamikokuryo was diagnosed with COVID-19. On ANGERME’s Twitter account, she expressed that she was feeling symptoms of a sore throat since the night before. After taking an antigen test that came back with a positive result, she went to get a PCR test which confirmed she had tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the “Check Sign · Draw · Talk” event she was to appear at scheduled for June 19th was postponed to a later date.[45][46]

On July 27, it was announced that Kamikokuryo Moe was cast as the voice of character Flamingo Tsuka Hulami in the theatrical anime, Kame no Koura wa Abarabone, her first role as a voice actress.[47]

Personal Life[]

Kamikokuryo has two older sisters named Yui and Sae.

She also has three pet cats named Oolong, Hana, and Seira.

When Kamikokuryo joined ANGERME, she was a first year high school student. She graduated from high school on March 12, 2018,[48] after which she has decided not to enter university.[49]

The following list are notable friendships Kamikokuryo Moe has acquired:

Kamikokuryo was given the name Moe (萌衣) because of the meaning "budding plant", and so with that sense of vigor her parents wanted to raise her to always be energetic and healthy.[50]

The following list are nicknames that have been used to refer to Kamikokuryo Moe:

  • Kamiko (かみこ): Nickname used by members.
  • Kamiko-chan (かみこちゃん): Nickname used by members.
  • Kami-chan (かみちゃん): Nickname used by Takeuchi Akari.


  • Specialties: Drumming, jump rope, spinning pens
  • Hobbies: Karaoke, watching DVDs
  • Favorite Music Genre: K-pop
  • Favorite Sport: Basketball
  • Motto: "Warau kado niwa fuku kitaru" (笑う門には福きたる; Good fortune enters a gate of laughter)
  • Favorite Food: Tomato, katsudon
  • Least Favorite Food: Green bell pepper, eggplant, liver
  • Favorite Subjects: Music, home economics
  • Worst Subjects: Social studies, language, physical education
  • Favorite Colors: White, pink
  • Favorite Hello! Project Song: "Jishin Motte Yume wo Motte Tobitatsu Kara", Mikan, Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke
  • Looks Up To: Suzuki Airi, Fukuda Kanon, Suzuki Kanon, Sasaki Rikako

  • Discography[]

    Main article: Kamikokuryo Moe/Discography

    Solo Songs[]

    Solo Fanclub DVDs[]


    Main article: Kamikokuryo Moe/Publications

    Solo Photobooks[]

    • [2018.10.24] Moe



    • [2016] MODE
    • [2017] Yumemiru Television
    • [2018] LADY OUT LAW! (daily guest role)
    • [2018] Attack No.1
    • [2022] Kame no Koura wa Abarabone (カメの甲羅はあばら骨) (as Flamingo Tsuka Hulami)


    TV Programs[]

    TV Dramas[]

    • [2022] Gossip #Kanojo ga Shiritai Honto no 〇〇 (ゴシップ #彼女が知りたい本当の〇〇) (as Aono Iku; one episode)



    • [2015–] AS1422 (アンジュルムステーション1422)
    • [2016–2019] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Thursdays, 2016.09–2017.09; Fridays, 2017.10–2019.06)
    • [2017–2018] Kamiko Biyori (かみこ日和) (fanclub exclusive)


    • [2017–2019] PIZZA-LA "Yokubari Quarter" (よくばりクォーター)
    • [2018] PIZZA-LA "Zeppin Haru no Gourmet Quarter" (絶品春のグルメクォーター)
    • [2019] PIZZA-LA "Ebi Mayo Quarter" (エビマヨクォーター)
    • [2020] McDonalds "McFlurry Kit Kat" (マクドナルド「マックフルーリー® キットカット®」)

    Music Videos[]


    • Her surname Kamikokuryo (上國料) is incredibly rare, only 30 individuals in Japan share the same surname.
    • She is the first Hello! Project member from Kumamoto.
    • Her favorite ANGERME member is Fukuda Kanon and her favorite Hello! Project member is Suzuki Kanon.
    • She looks up to Suzuki Airi because "her way of showing so many expressions while singing is really cool."
    • She said she feels so happy to hear there are fans from overseas already writing comments about her. Knowing this, she wants to improve her English with lessons and be able to perform for the foreign fans with ANGERME.[51]
    • She is the first member to join ANGERME after their rename from S/mileage.
    • She was the shortest member in ANGERME until Funaki Musubu joined.
    • Her favorite Hello! Project song is "Jishin Motte Yume wo Motte Tobitatsu Kara" because the lyrics give off a feeling of hope.
    • She wanted to get a pink image color, but the staff at the time had told her nobody could use the image colors of the first generation S/mileage members. This rule seems to have since been broken as of the addition of Funaki Musubu, who got Ogawa Saki's image color.
    • She is jealous of Kasahara Momona whose image color was hot pink.
    • She collects rare coins.
    • She believes her weakness is crying easily.
    • She was praised for her "overwhelming beauty" and referred to as Hello! Project's "most beautiful girl" in an article on modelpress regarding an appearance on the variety show "Azatokute Nani ga Warui no?" in November 2020.[52]


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    2. "アンジュルム 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2015-11-11.
    3. https://twitter.com/angerme_upfront/status/826415670053068801
    4. "2/17(金)ハロー!プロジェクト オフィシャルショップ大阪店にて 『<ハロショ千夜一夜 in 大阪 第四夜>~アンジュルム 竹内朱莉/上國料萌衣~』トークイベント開催&東京秋葉原店にて中継放送決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-02-06.
    5. "℃-ute新曲MV2曲!モー娘。'17イベント、研修生新メンバー、CMメイキング、アンジュルムスポーツのお時間、新ユニットコメント、勝田ヘアアレンジ MC:野中美希、谷本安美【ハロ!ステ#211】" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2017-03-15.
    6. "上国料萌衣、船木結、山崎夢羽がマツコと夢のCM" (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. 2017-07-12.
    7. "アンジュルムの上國料 萌衣・船木 結、ハロプロ研修生の山﨑夢羽「PIZZA-LA」CM出演決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-07-13.
    8. Kamikokuryo Moe. "お腹いっぱい〜 上國料萌衣" (in Japanese). ANGERME Member Official Blog. 2017-10-10.
    9. "ピザーラの新CMに出川哲朗が登場! ~ペンギンジャンプで、イチキュッパ!!~" (in Japanese). @Press. 2017-11-01.
    10. "アンジュルム 上國料萌衣Webトーク「かみこ日和(vol.100)」本日18時より配信スタート♪" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2018-02-02.
    11. "今度の出川はピザーラでアルバイト!! 絶品のピザを前に、どんなリアクション!?" (in Japanese). @Press. 2018-03-08.
    12. "​アンジュルムの上國料萌衣・船木結、ハロプロ研修生の山﨑夢羽「PIZZA-LA」春の新CM出演決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-03-15.
    13. "graduation2018 高校卒業" (in Japanese). TOKYO NEWS magazine&mook. 2018-03-17.
    14. "ミワンダフル新書発売!ファースメイクバイブル@Miwonderful" (in Japanese). Miwonderful. 2018-05-28.
    15. "今度のピザーラCMは“出川ゾウ”!! ~ゾウダンスで、イチキュッパ・オーン!!~" (in Japanese). @Press. 2018-07-12.
    16. "「PIZZA LA CMメイキング2018夏」予告篇" (in Japanese). ANGERME (via YouTube). 2018-07-12.
    17. "8/3(金)発売の「なかよし」9月号より、アンジュルム上國料と船木による連載スタート!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-07-21.
    18. "堀内孝雄『みんな少年だった』(Takao Horiuchi [Everyone was once a boy.])(MV)" (in Japanese). UP-FRONT Channel (via YouTube). 2018-08-16.
    19. "矢島舞美主演舞台「LADY OUT LAW!」和田彩花・上國料萌衣・浜浦彩乃のゲスト出演決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-09-06.
    20. "熊井友理奈&ミニーズ。? (横山玲奈、森戸知沙希、上國料萌衣、船木結)身長差悩みあるあるWorld「コンプレックスにサヨウナラ!」発売決定!! "(in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-08-30.
    21. "上國料萌衣(アンジュルム)ファーストビジュアルフォトブック「Moe」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-08-27.
    22. "アンジュルムの上國料萌衣・佐々木莉佳子・船木結が「PIZZA-LA」冬の新CMで出川さんと一緒の着ぐるみ姿で共演!体を張ったワイヤーアクションにも挑戦!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-01.
    23. https://twitter.com/evelyn_tokyo/status/1089846080496267265M
    24. Kamikokuryo Moe. "\evelyn/ 上國料萌衣" (in Japanese). ANGERME Member Official Blog. 2019-01-29.
    25. "「PIZZA-LA CMメイキング2019春」予告篇" (in Japanese). ANGERME (via YouTube). 2019-03-07.
    26. "アンジュルムの上國料萌衣・佐々木莉佳子・船木結・伊勢鈴蘭「PIZZA-LA」春の新CM出演!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-03-09.
    27. "「ファミハロ!PHOTOBOOK②」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-04-05.
    28. https://www.instagram.com/p/BxHOwetAtf7/
    29. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxb9LLggNsP/
    30. https://www.instagram.com/p/BxkJsXQgPQR/
    31. "エッビ、マヨマヨ、エビマヨ♪のフレーズでおなじみ エビマヨダンスの新CMが7年ぶりに復活! " (in Japanese). PR TIMES. 2019-07-11.
    32. "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V0rf7lElRM 「PIZZA-LA CMメイキング2019夏」予告篇]" (in Japanese). ANGERME (via YouTube). 2019-07-11.
    33. "アンジュルムの最強美少女! 上國料萌衣が、ファッション誌『bis』レギュラーモデルに決定!" (in Japanese). PR TIMES. 2019-09-29.
    34. "「ハロ通 PHOTOBOOK①」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-08-23.
    35. "アンジュルム上國料萌衣、マクドナルド「マックフルーリー® キットカット®」CM出演決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-02-05.
    36. "​アンジュルム上國料萌衣、クラブすっぴんシリーズのイメージモデルに決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-02-12.
    37. "アンジュルム上國料萌衣がイメージモデルを務めるクラブすっぴんシリーズより新商品発売!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-09-11.
    38. "★ファンクラブ会員限定イベント★「アンジュルム 上國料萌衣バースデーイベント2020」開催決定!" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2020-09-16.
    39. https://www.instagram.com/p/CIVcbrJnqse/ (in Japanese). Kamikokuryo Moe Official Instagram. 2020-12-03.
    40. "アンジュルム上國料萌衣、マクドナルド「マックフルーリー® キットカット®&超オレオ®」CM出演決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-01-26.
    41. https://twitter.com/nittele_ntv/status/1399227890710032384
    42. アンジュルム 上國料萌衣、女子高校生姿でWピース! ドラマ『ゴシップ #彼女が知りたい本当の ○○』オフィシャルブログより (in Japanese). Pop'n'Roll. 2022-01-20.
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    46. https://twitter.com/angerme_upfront/status/1538115481747730433?s=21
    47. https://twitter.com/kame_abara/status/1552451270425817088?s=21
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    49. Kamikokuryo Moe. "\リハーサルスタート/上國料萌衣" (in Japanese). ANGERME Member Official Blog. 2017-12-18.
    50. Pocket Morning. 2016-10-12. (Translation by Ro-kun)
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    52. “ハロプロ最強美少女”アンジュルム上國料萌衣が見つかる 「CHE.R.RY」「LOVE涙色」熱唱に反響 (in Japanese). modelpress. 2020-11-15.

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