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Kubota Nanami (窪田七海) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of OCHA NORMA and a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of the local Shizuoka idol groups Onigokko and Negaigoto under the stage name Ichikawa Nana (市川奈々).


Kubota Nanami, December 2021

Kubota Nanami, April 2021

Kubota Nanami, December 2020

Kubota Nanami, June 2020

Kubota Nanami, March 2020

Kubota Nanami, December 2019

Kubota Nanami, September 2019

Kubota Nanami, June 2019

Kubota Nanami, March 2019

Kubota Nanami, December 2018

Kubota Nanami, August 2018

Kubota Nanami, June 2018

Kubota Nanami, March 2018

Early Life[]

Kubota Nanami was born on July 23, 2004 in Chiba, Japan.


Sometime in 2015, Kubota signed to the talent agency Production I.[2]

On February 12, 2016, Kubota joined Onigo Musume.[3] She later joined Negaigoto.


On July 6, Kubota graduated from Negaigoto following the conclusion of a live event at Shibuya Vuenos.[4]

In late 2017, Kubota took part in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition and made it to the finals before it was ultimately decided that no one would pass the audition. Following the audition, Kubota accepted an invitation to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei.[5][6]

Kubota was introduced alongside Hashimoto Momoko, Goto Sayaka, Tamenaga Shion, Shutto Anna, Kanemitsu Ruru and Matsubara Yuriya at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 12gatsu ~Conti→New!~ concert on December 10,[7] where they performed a dance cover of "Jealousy Jealousy" together.


From February 22 to March 3, Kubota performed in the 2018 revival of the musical Nettai Danshi, which starred Yajima Maimi as the lead.[8]


On February 5, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 6~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Matsubara Yulia, Saito Madoka, and Onoda Karin.

On July 11, Kubota was one of the first five Hello Pro Kenshuusei members assigned to the rotational Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit, who will perform in the Hello! Project 2019 SUMMER concert tour starting on July 13.[9][10]

On October 8, she will participate in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 7~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Yonemura Kirara, Hashida Honoka and Murakoshi Ayana.


On July 26, Kubota won the judge's singing award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2020 ~Natsu no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Watashi no Miryoku ni Kizukanai Donkan no Hito".[11]


On March 7, it was announced at the end of the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 3gatsu ~Yell~ recital that Kubota will be debuting in a new Hello! Project group on January 2, 2022.[12]

On March 16, she participated in a ENPLEX × Hello! Project Nagoya Teiki Event with Yonemura Kirara, Nishizaki Miku, and Ebata Kisaki.


On July 5, she celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled OCHA NORMA Kubota Nanami・Nakayama Natsume FC Event 2022, featuring two shows at LANDMARK HALL in Kanagawa.

Personal Life[]

She has a pet dog named Chico (チコ).

As of April 2022, Kubota is in her last year of high school.[13]

The following list are notable friendships Kubota Nanami has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Kubota Nanami:

  • Nanacchi (ななっち): Used prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
  • Nana-chan (ななちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]
  • Nanami-chan (ななみちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]
  • Kubota-chan (くぼたちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]
  • Nanamin (ななみん): One of her nicknames as a OCHA NORMA member.
  • Kubota (窪田)


  • Name: Kubota Nanami (窪田七海)
  • Stage Name: Ichikawa Nana (市川奈々)
  • Nicknames: Nanamin (ななみん), Nana-chan (ななちゃん), Nanami-chan (ななみちゃん), Kubota-chan (くぼたちゃん), Nanacchi (ななっち), Kubota (窪田)
  • Birthdate: July 23, 2004 (2004-07-23) (age 18)
  • Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 155 cm (5 ft 1 in)?[1]
  • Western Zodiac: Leo.svg Leo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Monkey.png Monkey
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2017-12-04: Member
  • Onigo Musume Member Color:
    • Blue Penlight.png Blue
  • Negaigoto Member Color:
    • Pink Penlight.png Pink
  • OCHA NORMA Member Color:
    • Pink Penlight.png Pink
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Other Groups:
    • Onigo Musume (2016)
    • Negaigoto (2016-2017)

  • Special Skills: Hair styling, dance, acrobatics, making weird faces
  • Hobbies: Reading shoujo manga[1], watching Korean dramas, collecting cosmetics
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop (Hello! Project)
  • Favorite Musical Instrument: Guitar
  • Favorite Food: Hawaiian garlic shrimp, churros[1], Karaage (deep-fried foods)
  • Favorite Color: Pink[1]
  • Favorite Sports: Dance and badminton
  • Charm Point: Her cute bangs, her smile[1], her eyes
  • Motto: "Once in a lifetime" (一期一会)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: Shabondama, Sekaiichi HAPPY na Onna no Ko, Hatsukoi Cider
  • Looks Up To: Sato Masaki[1], Michishige Sayumi[14], Murota Mizuki[1]

  • Works[]

    TV Programs[]



    Music Videos[]


    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Kanemitsu Ruru
    Youngest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit
    December 29, 2019 – March 7, 2021
    Succeeded by
    Matsubara Yulia


    1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "【ハロ!ステ#285】モーニング娘。'19&Juice=Juice ひなフェス2019 LIVE!、ハロプロ研修生紹介Movie、こぶしファクトリー最新MV公開! MC:井上玲音&谷本安美" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2019-04-17.
    2. "市川 奈々 - Production-I" (in Japanese). Production I. 2015-12-29.
    3. https://twitter.com/oni_gokko_/status/698770034055729152
    4. https://twitter.com/negaigoto_new/status/882944116589445120
    5. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #1. AbemaTV. 2017-11-13.
    6. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #6. AbemaTV. 2017-12-04.
    7. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-12-11.
    8. "「熱帯男子」ビジュアル解禁、日替わり島民ゲストに初演キャストら" (in Japanese). natalie. 2017-12-31.
    9. "​ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-07-11.
    10. "ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2019-07-11.
    11. http://www.helloproject.com/news/12197/
    12. "​ハロー!プロジェクト 新グループ結成のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-07.
    13. https://twitter.com/kenshusei_uf/status/1253190776814616576
    14. BOMB September 2018 Issue.
    15. "初めましてっ! 窪田七海!!". Ocha Norma Official Blog. Kubota Nanami. 2021-12-28.

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