Kawamura Ayano (川村文乃) is a Japanese idol under Hello! Project as a 6th generation member and sub-leader of ANGERME. She initially joined Hello! Project as an Hello Pro Kenshuusei member on August 17, 2016.
Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was active as both a soloist, and as a member of the idol group Hachikin Girls.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Works
- 7 Trivia
- 8 See Also
- 9 Honorary Titles
- 10 References
- 11 External Links
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Kawamura Ayano was born on July 7, 1999 in Kochi, Japan.
2008-2010[edit | edit source]
In July 2008, Kawamura starred in Imagine Musical's production of Little Women. She also starred in their production of Anne of Green Gables in August 2009.
On November 24, 2009, Kawamura was appointed as Kochi Prefecture's Osakana PR Ambassador. She released her major debut CD "Osakana Tengoku 2010" on December 9, which was a cover of the 1991 campaign song.
In June 2010, Kawamura was also appointed as a Kochi Prefecture Tourism Envoy alongside the local Kochi idol group Hachikin Girls, thus appearing and performing at many PR events and joint lives with the group.
2011-2015[edit | edit source]
In March 2011, Kawamura portrayed Puck in Gekidan Humanite's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
On May 2, 2015, Kawamura modelled in the TSC Tokyo Shibuya Collection Spring & Trial Stage.
2016[edit | edit source]
On February 28, the first episode of Yamishiba that featured Kawamura's voice acting aired.
On August 17, it was announced on the Hello! Project website that Kawamura had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, alongside Yokoyama Reina, Yoshida Marie, Nishida Shiori, Yamazaki Yuhane and Hashisako Rin. She was introduced at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2016 9gatsu ~SINGING!~ on September 4.
2017[edit | edit source]
On March 25 and 26, she participated in the annual Asobu. Kurasu. Sodateru. SATOYAMA & SATOUMI e Ikou 2017 event, as well as Hello! Project Hina Fes 2017.
From January 5 to January 9, Kawamura participated as the opening act and a back-up dancer during the ℃-ute Shinshun Concert 2017 ~℃OMPASS~.
On May 5, at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~, there was a surprise announcement that she would debut alongside Ichioka Reina and Dambara Ruru in the near future.
On June 26, through a special episode of Hello! Project Station, it was announced that she would be joining ANGERME alongside Funaki Musubu as 6th generation members. They began performing with the group in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour.
2018[edit | edit source]
On July 11, Kawamura celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled ANGERME Kawamura Ayano Birthday Event 2018, featuring two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.
2019[edit | edit source]
On March 25, Kawamura announced that she and Maeda Kokoro both became members of the Hello! Project Mobile advertising department and the monthly exclusive radio program Hello! Project Mobile Sendenkaigi, joining current members Nonaka Miki and Ogata Risa.
On May 25, during the ANGERME Concert Tour 2019 Haru ~Rinnetenshou~ night performance in Chiba, it was announced that Kawamura would become ANGERME's new sub-leader following Wada Ayaka's graduation on June 18.
On July 9, Kawamura celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled ANGERME Kawamura Ayano Birthday Event 2019, which featured two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.
2020[edit | edit source]
On July 12, she opened up an official Instagram account.
On September 25, she celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled ANGERME Kawamura Ayano Birthday Event 2020 with two shows at COTTON CLUB. In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.
On September 26, a show personally produced by Kawamura aired at 9:30 JST on TV Asahi Channel 1 as her prize for winning MVP at Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!". It was titled ANGERME no Kekkyoku wa LOVE desho!!.
On November 4, it was announced that Kawamura had been appointed the "Yuzu Activity Ambassador" for the Marugoto Kochi store in her hometown of Kochi Prefecture. The campaign ran from November 4 to December 21, and featured the release of a special yuzu gelato with a character of her design on the packaging.
2021[edit | edit source]
On January 28, she was appointed as the special envoy for tourism in the Kochi Prefecture.
On February 17, it was announced that Kawamura Ayano had been appointed as the public relations ambassador for Kochi City.
On February 22, she was appointed as the image character for the NHK Kochi Broadcasting Station's disaster prevention campaign, "Sono Hi wo Minna de Ikinobiru".
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
She has an older brother.
The following list are notable friendships Kawamura Ayano has acquired:
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Kawamura Ayano (川村文乃)
- Nicknames: Kawamuu (かわむー)
- Stage Name: Kawamura Ayano (川村あやの) (2009-2016)
- Birthdate: July 7, 1999
- Birthplace: Kochi, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 160.5 cm (5 ft 3.1 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Cancer
- Eastern Zodiac: Rabbit
- Hello! Project Status:
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
- 2016-08-17: Member
- Hachikin Girls Color: Blue
- ANGERME Member Color: Light Purple
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- COOOOOUNGERME。 (2019)
- Other Groups:
- Special Skills: Judging bonito/skip jack tuna, Peeling mandarins
- Hobbies: Finding new streets, and riding the bus and train
- Favorite Music Genre: "Hello! Project"
- Favorite Food: Tuna sashimi
- Favorite Sports: Tennis, marathons
- Charm Points: Her big eyes, her smile, dressing
- Motto: Akirameru Yori mo Kodawari Nuku (諦めるよりもこだわり抜く)
- Favorite Hello! Project songs: "Moshimo..."
- Favorite ANGERME songs: "Kimi Dake ja nai sa...friends", "Kakugo Shite!"
- Favorite Juice=Juice songs: Jouro, "Tick-Tock Watashi no Shun"
- Looks Up To: Kudo Haruka, Miyamoto Karin, Funaki Musubu
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]
- [2020.02.xx] ANGERME Kawamura Ayano Birthday Event 2019
Publications[edit | edit source]
Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]
- [2019.07.07] Ayano
Works[edit | edit source]
Theater[edit | edit source]
-  Wakakusa Monogatari (若草物語; Little Women)
-  Akage no Anne (赤毛のアン; Anne of Green Gables)
-  Natsu no Yo no Yume (夏の夜の夢; A Midsummer Night's Dream)
-  Susume! Harukawa Joshi Koukou 2 -Harujo no Nana Fushigi- (進め! 春川女子高校2 -ハルジョの七不思議-)
-  Nega Poji Poji
-  Pharaoh no Haka
-  Yumemiru Television
-  Attack No.1
-  Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 Gaiden ~Tasogare no Kamen~ (daily guest role)
Movies[edit | edit source]
-  JK Ninja Girls (cameo)
TV Programs[edit | edit source]
- [2017–2019] The Girls Live
-  AI・DOL PROJECT (AI・DOL プロジェクト)
-  Hello Dream. (ハロドリ。)
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!"
-  ANGERME no Kekkyoku wa LOVE desho!!
Anime[edit | edit source]
-  Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories (闇芝居) (Season 3)
Internet[edit | edit source]
- [2016–] Hello! Project Station
- [2017–] Upcoming
- [2017–] tiny tiny
- [2018–] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019
-  Hello Pro Live Jikkyou!
-  Hello! Anison Bu
Commercials[edit | edit source]
-  Sekisui House Kochi Yoga-hen (積水ハウス高知ヨガ編)
-  JA Bank Kochi (JAバンク高知)
-  Sakana Chikara Kouchi Kara Kochi no Osakana Ippai Tabeyou Campaign (サカナチカラコウチカラ 高知のおさかないっぱい食べようキャンペーン)
-  Kochi wa Osakana Tengoku Campaign (高知はおさかな天国キャンペーン)
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [2017–2019] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Fridays)
- [2019–] Hello! Project Mobile Sendenkaigi (ハロ！モバ宣伝会議) (Hello! Project Mobile exclusive)
Music Videos[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Kawamura had Morning Musume listed as her favorite artists on her Hachikin Girls profile before it was removed.
- She is a Kudo Haruka fan and wore her T-shirt when she co-hosted a fan talk event at the Hello Pro Shop in Akihabara on April 23, 2016.
- During her time in Hachikin Girls, she would broadcast herself singing karaoke to Hello! Project songs on Showroom.
- Her future goal is to hold concerts all over the world and appear on TV.
- She is left-handed and wants to make a unit called Southpaws with left-handed members of Hello Project.
- She began attending dance lessons (jazz, hip-hop, tap, ballet) in 2007 through second grade, after wanting to stand in the front row of her yosakoi team.
- She was a cheerleader for the Kochi Fighting Dogs baseball team in 2008.
- She became interested in becoming an idol after watching the "Kirarin ☆ Revolution" anime.
- She made it to the final stage of the 2009 Shugo Chara! audition.
- She met fellow ANGERME member Sasaki Rikako at a 2012 local idol event in Harajuku, prior to either joining Hello! Project.
- She was a model in the TSC Tokyo Shibuya Collection Spring & Trial Stage on May 2, 2015.
- She particularly likes the °C-ute song "Kimi no Senpou" because she thinks the spoken parts are cute.
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Gallery:Kawamura Ayano
- Gallery:ANGERME 6th Generation
- List:Kawamura Ayano Discography Featured In
- List:Kawamura Ayano Publications Featured In
- List:Kawamura Ayano Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Kawamura Ayano Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]
(with Nakanishi Kana)
References[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- ANGERME Profile
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei Profile (archived)
- ANGERME Shin Blog
- Hachikin Girls Profile (archived)
- Kochi Prefecture Osakana PR Ambassador Blog
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