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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.


Kudo Yume, December 2020

Kudo Yume, June 2020

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[]

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


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


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]


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.


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]


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[]

When Kudo joined Juice=Juice, she was a last year middle school student. As of April 2021, she is in her second year of high school.

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

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

The following list are notable friendships Kudo Yume has acquired:


  • 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[]

    TV Programs[]



    • [2016-2019] Hello! to meet you!


    • 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[]


    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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