Kudo Yume (工藤由愛) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of Juice=Juice and a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Kudo Yume, March 2020

Kudo Yume, July 2019

Kudo Yume, June 2019

Kudo Yume, June 2018

Kudo Yume, March 2018

Kudo Yume, June 2017

Kudo Yume, July 2016

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Kudo Yume was born on September 28, 2004 in Hokkaido, Japan.

2015[edit | edit source]

Kudo participated in the Hello! Project "Hokkaido Gentei" Member Audition.

2016[edit | edit source]

On July 16, it was announced that the successful applicants of the Hello! Project "Hokkaido Gentei" Member Audition would join the newly established trainee branch, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido.[1] Kudo was officially introduced as one of the first seven members on July 30 at the Hello! Project 2016 SUMMER ~Sunshine Parade~ concert in Sapporo alongside Oota Haruka, Sato Hikari, Ishiguri Kanami, Kawano Minori, Kitagawa Ryo, and Yamazaki Mei.[2]

2017[edit | edit source]

From June 3 to June 10, she was the sole Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido member participating in the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 6gatsu ~June Tripper!~ event.

2019[edit | edit source]

On May 4, Kudo won the judge's dance award and was the runner-up for the best performance award for her performance of "ROCK Erotic" at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~.[3]

On June 14, Kudo was announced as a new member of Juice=Juice alongside Hello Pro Kenshuusei's Matsunaga Riai.[4] They had their first on-stage introduction as group members in the Hello Pro Premium Juice=Juice CONCERT TOUR 2019 ~JuiceFull!!!!!!!~ FINAL Miyazaki Yuka Sotsugyou Special at Nippon Budokan on June 17,[5] following their last performance as trainees in the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 6gatsu ~Midori~ show held the night before. They were also introduced on stage during the Hello! Project 2019 SUMMER concert tour from July 13.[6]

2020[edit | edit source]

On October 15, she celebrated her 16th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Kudo Yume Birthday Event 2020 with two shows at LANDMARK HALL.[7] In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

When Kudo joined Juice=Juice, she was a last year middle school student. As of April 2020, she is in her first year of high school.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Kudo Yume:

  • Tako-chan (タコちゃん; Octopus-chan): A nickname she calls herself.[8]
  • Yume-chan (ゆめちゃん)[8]

The following list are notable friendships Kudo Yume has acquired:

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Special Skills: Kaeruga pyon, pukkuri-chan
  • Hobbies: Watching a variety of videos, piano
  • Favorite Music Genre: all of Hello! Project
  • Favorite Food: Octopus[8]
  • Favorite Sport: Badminton
  • Charm Point: Talking with puffed up cheeks
  • Motto: Yume wa nigenai, nigeru no wa itsumo jibun da (夢は逃げない、逃げるのはいつも自分だ; It's not your dreams, but yourself that always runs away)
  • Favorite Hello! Project Songs: "Help me!!", "Koi no Jubaku"
  • Favorite ℃-ute song: "I miss you"[10]
  • Favorite ANGERME Songs: "Koi Nara Tokku ni Hajimatteru", "Nana Korobi Ya Oki"
  • Looks Up To: Oda Sakura[9]

Works[edit | edit source]

TV Programs[edit | edit source]

Internet[edit | edit source]

Radio[edit | edit source]

  • [2016-2019] Hello! to meet you!

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She loves octopuses, so she thinks a job related to them would be fun.
    • For all three annual Hello Pro Kenshuusei test events that she participated in (2017 to 2019), she wore an octopus tentacle accessory.[11][12][13]
  • She shares the same surname with former Morning Musume member Kudo Haruka.
  • She wanted to be added to Kobushi Factory and become someone who can impact the hearts of people around the world.[14]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "​「ハロプロ研修生北海道」始動のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-07-16.
  2. "ハロプロ「北海道限定」研修生7人初披露" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. 2016-07-31.
  3. "「Hello! Project 研修生発表会2019 ~春の公開実力診断テスト~」結果発表" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-05-07.
  4. "Juice=Juice 新メンバー発表スペシャル" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice (via YouTube). 2019-06-14.
  5. "Juice=Juice 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-06-14.
  6. Kanazawa Tomoko. "♪.正解発表!イベント決定!アー写更新!メンバーカラー! 金澤朋子" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2019-07-12.
  7. "★ファンクラブ会員限定イベント★「Juice=Juice 工藤由愛バースデーイベント2020」開催決定!" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2020-09-09.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Kudo Yume. "初めまして!工藤由愛" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2019-07-12.
  9. 9.0 9.1 BOMB September 2018 Issue.
  10. Naruchika 2017 ℃-ute MC. 2017-01-29.
  11. "アプカミ#66 モ娘。20周年企画、ハロプロ研修生発表会、℃-ute、PINK CRES.ライブ映像、オススメ紹介ほか MC:矢島舞美(℃-ute)、二瓶有加(PINK CRES.)5/12/2017" (in Japanese). Upcoming (via YouTube). 2017-05-12.
  12. "【ハロ!ステ#269】モー娘。20周年企画、こぶし&つばきLIVE、研修生実力診断テスト、加賀・森戸の教えて〇〇先生、船木メイク紹介 MC:小野田紗栞" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station. 2018-05-09.
  13. 【ハロ!ステ#288】"Hello! Project 研修生発表会2019 ~春の公開実力診断テスト~ダイジェスト、BEYOOOOONDSメジャーデビュー決定! MC:室田瑞希&秋山眞緒" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station. 2019-05-08.
  14. Top Yell Neo. Summer 2019 issue.

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