In 2000, Kitagami signed up for an Hello! Project audition called 4th Morning Musume & Heike Michiyo Protegee Audition, alongside 1500 other girls. Matsuura Aya won the audition, but Kitagami, along with Oki Ibuki debuted as the group Sheki-Dol, releasing their first single later that same year.
The 4th Morning Musume & Heike Michiyo Protegee Audition aired on Idol wo Sagase, and Kitagami said in an interview that she appeard on-screen for three second and that she sang Kiroro's "Mirai e" at the audition.
As a member of Sheki-Dol, Kitagami performed on stage, released singles, had a radio show, a column in a music magazine, and worked as a model.
In January 2002, Sheki-Dol disbanded, and for a short while Kitagami continued in the entertainment industry as a talento before retiring. She took on her real name (Ryouke Ayumi) and joined an agency called office JR Co., and was a guest on an episode of Mamonaku HEY!HEY!HEY!.
- Name: Kitagami Ami (北上アミ)
- Real Name: Ryouke Ayumi (領毛あゆみ)
- Nickname: Ami (アミ), Ami-chan (アミちゃん)
- Birthdate: July 22, 1980
- Birthplace: Hokkaido, Japan
- Blood type: B
- Height: 155 cm
- Western Zodiac: Cancer
- Eastern Zodiac: Monkey
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Sheki-Dol (2000-2002)
Discography Participated InEdit
- Kokoro no Pheromone
- Tetteiteki Unmei
- Zentaiteki ni Daisuki Desu.
- Ai wa Muteki ~Hatachi no Yoru no Chikai~
- Crayon Shin-chan Super Best 30 Kyoku-iri da zo
- Hello! Project no Zenkyoku kara Atsumechaimashita! Vol. 3
|Members||Kitagami Ami | Oki Ibuki | Suenaga Mami | Arai Saki|
|Indie Singles||1. Kokoro no Pheromone | 2. Tetteiteki Unmei | 3. Zentaiteki ni Daisuki Desu.|
|Major Singles||1. Ai wa Muteki ~Hatachi no Yoru no Chikai~|
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