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Matsumoto Wakana (松本わかな) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a 9th generation member of ANGERME.


Matsumoto Wakana, November 2021

Matsumoto Wakana, June 2021

Matsumoto Wakana, November 2020


On November 2, it was announced on ANGERME's YouTube Channel that Matsumoto had joined ANGERME as a 9th generation member, alongside Kawana Rin and Tamenaga Shion. She and the rest of the 9th generation started performing with the group on December 9, at the ANGERME Concert 2020 ~Kishotenketsu~ Funaki Musubu Sotsugyou Special concert. [1]

Personal Life[]

She has an older sister.

As of April 2022, Matsumoto is in her first year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Matsumoto Wakana has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Matsumoto Wakana:

  • Waa-chan (わーちゃん): Nickname used by members.


  • Name: Matsumoto Wakana (松本わかな)
  • Nicknames: Waa-chan (わーちゃん)
  • Birthdate: September 1, 2007 (2007-09-01) (age 14)
  • Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Height: 144.5 cm (4 ft 8.8 in)?
  • Western Zodiac: Virgo.svg Virgo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Pig-Boar.png Pig (Boar in Japan)
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2020-11-02: Member
  • ANGERME Color:
    • White Penlight.png White
  • Hello! Project Groups:

  • Hobbies: Cooking, walking
  • Favorite Sports: Tennis
  • Favorite Food: Salad chicken, cheesecake
  • Motto: Keizoku wa chikara nari (継続は力なり; Perseverance is power)
  • Looks Up To: Okamura Minami [2]

  • Works[]

    TV Programs[]



    • She shares a birthday with former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Doi Rena.
    • She wanted to join ANGERME since she was in pre-school, when she watched S/mileage's Ee Ka!? music video
    • She and Kawana Rin already knew who fellow 9th generation member Tamenaga Shion was, because they both followed Hello! Project and Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
    • She won runner-up in the Under-14 division of the Osaka Junior Satellite Singles tennis competition in February 2020.
    • As of November 4, 2020 she was ranked 27th (of 120) in the tennis Singles, Under-13 category.
    • She wants to work hard and have people say, "You've become a big dancer."
    • She and Tsubaki Factory's Yofu Runo watched the movie Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie together.[3]

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Hashisako Rin
    Youngest member of ANGERME
    November 2020 – Present
    Succeeded by
    Preceded by
    Hashisako Rin
    Youngest member of Hello! Project
    November 2, 2020 – July 7, 2021
    Succeeded by
    Yofu Runo


    1. "アンジュルム 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-11-02.
    2. BLT magazine January 2021 issue.
    3. 瑠乃ちゃんとデート♪ 松本わかな ANGERME Official Blog. Matsumoto Wakana. 2021-12-29

    External Links[]