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Kiyono Momohime (清野桃々姫) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of the sub-group Ame no Mori Kawa Umi and the combined group BEYOOOOONDS. She first joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei in January 2016. Prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a member of the idol groups amorecarina and Juri♡Puri.


Kiyono Momohime, March 2021

Kiyono Momohime, November 2019

Kiyono Momohime, August 2019

Kiyono Momohime, August 2019

Kiyono Momohime, April 2019

Kiyono Momohime, December 2018

Kiyono Momohime, June 2018

Kiyono Momohime, March 2018

Kiyono Momohime, December 2017

Kiyono Momohime, September 2017

Kiyono Momohime, June 2017

Kiyono Momohime, March 2017

Kiyono Momohime, September 2016

Kiyono Momohime, May 2016

Kiyono Momohime, February 2016

Early Life[]

Kiyono Momohime was born on December 22, 2004 in Tokyo, Japan.


She was enrolled in Avex Artist Academy's dance program in Tokyo and was also a junior fashion model for a magazine.

In 2015, she graduated from the local idol group amorecarina, which she had been a member of the Tokyo branch since 2014. She then became a member of the Avex Artist Academy duo Juri♡Puri, but the unit was short-lived and disbanded shortly after its formation.

In 2015, during the summer, she participated in the 2015 ANGERME Shin Member Audition, but did not pass. [2]


On January 15, Kiyono joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Noguchi Kurumi, Ono Kotomi, Kodama Sakiko and Yonemura Kirara. She was introduced at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2016 2gatsu・3gatsu ~SINGING!~ on February 13.[3]

Kiyono participated in the opening act of the Morning Musume '16 Concert Tour Haru ~EMOTION IN MOTION~.

On May 5, she was awarded the public vote for best performance alongside Kasahara Momona at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2016 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ for her performance of "Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi".


On March 25 and 26, she participated in the Asobu. Kurasu. Sodateru. SATOYAMA & SATOUMI e Ikou 2017 event.

In April, Kiyono was featured in Juice=Juice's "Jidanda Dance" music video as a back dancer.

On May 5, at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~, it was announced that she was selected to debut in a new section focused on theater, different from Engeki Joshibu, alongside Takase Kurumi.[4]

From June 2 to June 11, Kiyono participated in Pharaoh no Haka, an Engeki Joshibu musical starring Morning Musume '17.

On July 10, in an article on the Hello! Project official site announcing the release of the Hello Pro Maruwakari BOOK 2017 SUMMER, it was stated that Takase and Kiyono were promoted as official members of Hello! Project.[5] However, their profiles remain under Hello Pro Kenshuusei at this time.

On August 11, Kiyono and the four other members promoted from Hello Pro Kenshuusei released a digital song titled "Gobaku ~We Can't Go Back~".

From November 27 to December 3, Kiyono participated in the Engeki Joshibu musical Ichimai no Ticket ~Beatles ga Yattekuru!~.


On March 30, it was announced that Kiyono and Takase Kurumi would form a new group with the image of a "small theater troupe" that uses expressive power in their singing and dancing. They would begin activities between the summer and fall together with Ichioka Reina's own new group.[6]

An audition for new members to join either of the two groups was planned to begin in late April,[7] but the date on which further audition details would be announced and applications would start being accepted was changed to May 11.[8] On May 11, the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition" began.[9]

On July 14, she debuted in Hello! Project, and subsequently left Hello Pro Kenshuusei, with the start of the Hello! Project 2018 SUMMER concerts.

On October 19, the name of her group was revealed as Ame no Mori Kawa Umi. It was also announced that it would be part of the combined group BEYOOOOONDS alongside the group led by Ichioka named CHICA#TETSU and the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition winners.[10][11]

On December 18, Kiyono celebrated her 14th birthday at a fanclub event titled Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Kiyono Momohime Birthday Event 2018, with two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.


On December 12, Kiyono celebrated her 15th birthday at a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Kiyono Momohime Birthday Event 2019, with two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.


On December 22, Kiyono celebrated her 16th birthday at a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Kiyono Momohime Birthday Event 2020, with two shows at Square Ebara Hiratsuka Hall.


On March 3, it was announced that Kiyono has been suffering from sciatic nerve pain since January. After a visit to a doctor, it was advised for her to refrain from dancing for some time and she will be only singing in the performances for the time being.[12] On March 10, it was announced that she had been diagnosed with lumbar myofasciitis and would be subsequently absent from the March 14 and 21 concerts of the Hello! Project 2021 Haru "Kachou Fuugetsu" tour.[13] After consulting with a doctor, it was announced that she would be absent for the rest of the concert tour to refrain from work that involves long distance travel which might worsen her condition.[14] She will participate in other events while only singing.

On December 20, Kiyono celebrated her 17th birthday at a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / Ame no Mori Kawa Umi Kiyono Momohime Birthday Event 2021, with two shows at LANDMARK HALL.


On February 10, it was announced that Kiyono was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss after consulting with a doctor on February 9. As she would need to avoid work that involves loud sounds, she was absent from the February 11 and 19 concerts of the Hello! Project 2022 Winter ~LOVE & PEACE~ tour.[15]

Personal Life[]

When Kiyono joined Ame no Mori Kawa Umi, she was a first year middle school student. As of April 2021, Kiyono is currently in second year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Kiyono Momohime has acquired:

Kiyono's given name, "Momohime", means peach (桃々; momo) and princess (姫; hime).

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Kiyono Momohime:

  • Hime-chan (ひめちゃん): Official nickname.
  • Momohime (ももひめ)[1]
  • Hime (姫): A nickname given to her by Suzuki Keita.[16]
  • Purin (プリン): Momohime calls herself "Purin-chan". Purin is short form of "purinsesu", which is the Japanese pronunciation of the English word princess).
  • Supreme Commander Marshal Momohime (モモヒメ元帥最高司令官; Momohime-gensui Saiko Shirei-ken): Sometimes used by fans. When Kiyono gave instructions to members for the Hello! Project Hina Fest 2017 lottery, she marched into the room wearing an army cap and called herself "Momohime-gensui Saiko Shirei-ken".


  • Special Skills: Human beatbox, Dance, Unicycle
  • Hobbies: Ribbon, collected hair accessories, kite flying, skateboarding, guitar, create and edit videos
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-Pop, Dance music, and Western music
  • Favorite Food: Kyoto style pickled vegetables
  • Favorite Sport: Soccer, Ice Hockey
  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite School Subject: Art
  • Charm Points: Long eyelashes, double eyelids
  • Motto: "Tsuneni zenryoku" (常に全力; To always give my all)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: 21ji Made no Cinderella, Odore! Morning Curry, Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi, Uchuu de La Ta Ta
  • Looks Up To: Tsugunaga Momoko, Sayashi Riho[1]

  • Discography[]

    Main article: Kiyono Momohime/Discography

    Fanclub DVDs[]


    Main article: Kiyono Momohime/Publications





    TV Programs[]


    Music Videos[]


    • Her most happy moment is when she is eating cheese (she eats camembert and mozzarella almost everyday).
    • She is the first member to be born after Hello Pro Kenshuusei's formation (with the program being formed in June of 2004).
    • Her future goal is become a stage performer that can make everyone in the world happy.
    • Yaguchi Mari said that Momohime has a strong idol profile.[17]
    • She acted as a junior model for a fashion magazine prior to joining the Kenshuusei.
    • She is the first of her Hello Pro Kenshuusei generation to debut.
    • She knows how to beatbox, and also knows how to use a talk box with the keyboard.
    • She is good at juggling.
    • She is a fan of the YouTube channel, Naasuke Fitness.[18]

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Kasahara Momona
    Youngest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei
    2016 – 2016
    Succeeded by
    Yamazaki Mei
    Preceded by
    Kasahara Momona
    Youngest member of Hello! Project
    2017 – 2019
    Succeeded by
    Matsunaga Riai
    Preceded by
    Youngest member of Ame no Mori Kawa Umi
    2017 – Present
    Succeeded by
    Preceded by
    Youngest member of BEYOOOOONDS
    2018 – Present
    Succeeded by


    1. ^ May 5, 2017, the day it was decided Kiyono would debut as a member of Hello! Project, is listed as the official date she joined Ame no Mori Kawa Umi on her member profile, although the group was not announced until March 30, 2018.


    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "ハロプロ進化論の最新形態「超・令和型アイドル」BEYOOOOONDSインタビュー(1)" (in Japanese). ENTAME next. 2019-04-16.
    2. Kiyono Momohime. "♡鞘師里保さん♡清野桃々姫♡" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / Ame on Mori Kawa Umi Official Blog. 2019-01-27.
    3. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Official Web Site. 2016-01-15.
    4. Hirose Ayaka. "涙、涙に包まれて。、大好き♡広瀬彩海" (in Japanese). Kobushi Factory Official Blog. 2017-05-05.
    5. "「ハロプロまるわかりBOOK 2017 SUMMER」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-07-10.
    6. "​「一岡伶奈がリーダーの新グループ」「高瀬くるみ・清野桃々姫の新セクション」について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-03-30.
    7. "オーディション開催のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-03-30.
    8. "オーディション開催に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-05-01.
    9. "ハロー!プロジェクト“ONLY YOU”オーディション開催のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-05-11.
    10. "新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-10-19.
    11. "ハロー!プロジェクト新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2018-10-19.
    12. "BEYOOOOONDS 清野桃々姫に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-03.
    13. "BEYOOOOONDS 清野桃々姫の容体に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-10.
    14. "BEYOOOOONDS 清野桃々姫のコンサート、ライブイベント出演に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). 2021-04-27.
    15. "BEYOOOOONDS 清野桃々姫コンサート欠席に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2022-02-10.
    16. "BEYOOOOONDS FCイベント2018 ~冬の陣ZIN ~" (in Japanese). Suzuki Keita Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
    17. Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2017 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ MC.
    18. "古傷が 清野桃々姫". BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. Kiyono Momohime. 2021-11-12.

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