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Main article: Kobushi Factory

Members (altogether): 8

Members at time of disbandment: 5
Graduated members: 1
Resigned members: 2

This page consists of basic information about former members of the J-pop group Kobushi Factory.

All members joined the group on January 2, 2015 and they were part of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

List of MembersEdit

Members at Time of DisbandmentEdit

Name Birthdate Home
Prefecture
Blood
Type
Date Joined Date Graduated Member Color Notes
HiroseAyaka-January2020
 Hirose Ayaka 
(広瀬彩海)
August 4, 1999
(age 20)
Kanagawa O January 2, 2015 March 30, 2020     
Turquoise
Leader
Former NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member (2011-2014)
NomuraMinami-January2020
 Nomura Minami 
(野村みな美)
February 10, 2000
(age 20)
Tokyo B     
Royal Blue
HamauraAyano-January2020
 Hamaura Ayano 
(浜浦彩乃)
April 26, 2000
(age 19)
Saitama AB     
Pink
WadaSakurako-January2020
 Wada Sakurako 
(和田桜子)
March 8, 2001
(age 19)
Aichi B     
Green
InoueRei-January2020
 Inoue Rei 
(井上玲音)
July 17, 2001
(age 18)
Tokyo O     
Purple
Former NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member (2013-2014)

Former MembersEdit

Name Birthdate Home
Prefecture
Blood
Type
Date Joined Date Left / Graduated Member Color Notes
Fujiirio2017may
 Fujii Rio 
(藤井梨央)
March 4, 1999
(age 21)
Aichi B January 2, 2015 July 6, 2017     
Mustard
Sub-leader
(2015-2017)
Ogawarena2017may
 Ogawa Rena 
(小川麗奈)
March 27, 2000
(age 20)
Tochigi A September 6, 2017     
Red
Taguchinatsumi2017may
 Taguchi Natsumi 
(田口夏実)
July 21, 2000
(age 19)
Saitama A December 6, 2017     
Orange

LeadershipEdit

Leader Period of time Sub-Leader Period of time
Hirose Ayaka March 8, 2015 – March 30, 2020 Fujii Rio March 8, 2015 – July 6, 2017
None July 7, 2017 - March 30, 2020

Members ColorsEdit

Each Kobushi Factory member had their own color for outfits and merchandise to distinguish between each member.

Color Owner
     Red Ogawa Rena (2015-2017)
     Orange Taguchi Natsumi (2015-2017)
     Mustard Fujii Rio (2015-2017)
     Green Wada Sakurako (2015-2020)
     Turquoise Hirose Ayaka (2015-2020)
     Royal Blue Nomura Minami (2015-2020)
     Purple Inoue Rei (2015-2020)
     Pink Hamaura Ayano (2015-2020)

TenuresEdit

Member Tenure Time in group
Hirose Ayaka January 2, 2015 - March 30, 2020 5 Years, 2 Months, 28 Days
Nomura Minami
Hamaura Ayano
Wada Sakurako
Inoue Rei
Taguchi Natsumi January 2, 2015 - December 6, 2017 2 Years, 11 Months, and 4 Days
Ogawa Rena January 2, 2015 - September 6, 2017 2 Years, 8 Months, and 4 Days
Fujii Rio January 2, 2015 - July 6, 2017 2 Years, 6 Months, and 4 Days

Members Single CountEdit

Member Debut Single Last Single Single Count
Hirose Ayaka Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor Seishun no Hana / Start Line 9 Singles
Nomura Minami
Hamaura Ayano
Wada Sakurako
Inoue Rei
Fujii Rio Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka 5 Singles
Ogawa Rena
Taguchi Natsumi

Members Line-UpsEdit

Date Member(s) Total Members Age Average Singles Released with Line-up
January 2, 2015
(Formation)
Group formation. Founding members include Fujii Rio, Hirose Ayaka, Nomura Minami, Ogawa Rena, Hamaura Ayano, Taguchi Natsumi, Wada Sakurako, and Inoue Rei. 8 14.75-17.17 Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor, Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.), Sakura Night Fever / Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsumoushin / Osu! Kobushi Tamashii, Samba! Kobushi Janeiro / Bacchikoi Seishun! / Ora wa Ninkimono, Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka
July 6, 2017 Fujii Rio leaves. 7 17.01-17.18 None
September 6, 2017 Ogawa Rena graduates. 6 17.13-17.38 None
December 6, 2017 Taguchi Natsumi leaves. 5 17.38- Kore Kara da! / Ashita Tenki ni Naare, Kitto Watashi wa / Naseba Naru, Oh No Ounou / Haru Urara, Seishun no Hana / Start Line

TriviaEdit

  • Kobushi Factory was the first Hello! Project group to consist only of members from Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
  • All the members were born between 1999 and 2001, making this the first group to have all members born after Hello! Project's formation.
  • Kobushi Factory had only 2 years and 4 month gap between the oldest and youngest member.

See AlsoEdit

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