Morito Chisaki (森戸知沙希) is a Japanese pop singer signed under Hello! Project as a 14th generation member of Morning Musume. Before joining Morning Musume in June 2017,[2] she was a member of Country Girls since the group's revival on November 5, 2014[3][4] up until the group suspended activities on December 26, 2019.[5]

Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of the local idol group CoCoRo Gakuen.



Morito Chisaki, December 2019


Morito Chisaki, June 2019


Morito Chisaki, March 2019


Morito Chisaki, February 2019


Morito Chisaki, October 2018


Morito Chisaki, August 2018


Morito Chisaki, June 2018


Morito Chisaki, December 2017


Morito Chisaki, October 2017


Morito Chisaki, July 2017


Morito Chisaki, February 2017


Morito Chisaki, September 2016


Morito Chisaki, March 2016


Morito Chisaki, December 2015


Morito Chisaki, August 2015


Morito Chisaki, March 2015


Morito Chisaki, January 2015


Morito Chisaki, 2014 (CoCoRo Gakuen)


Morito Chisaki, 2011

Early LifeEdit

Morito Chisaki was born on February 19, 2000 in Tochigi, Japan.

She attended Star Project Dance School.[6]


In spring and summer 2014, Morito participated in the Morning Musume '14 <Golden> Audition! for an opportunity to become a 12th generation member, but failed to join the group.[4]

On November 1, Morito graduated from CoCoRo Gakuen.[7]

On November 5, it was announced that Morito was added to Country Musume, now called Country Girls, alongside Yamaki Risa, Inaba Manaka, Shimamura Uta and Ozeki Mai.[3][4]


On September 8, Morito released her first solo e-Hello! Blu-ray, Greeting ~Morito Chisaki~.

In December, Morito Chisaki was added to the Hello! Project Station Dance Club.


On February 19, Morito celebrated her 16th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event 2016, featuring two performances in Tokyo. On the same day, Morito released her first mini solo photobook titled Morito Chisaki Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-".

On June 24, it was announced Morito would become the new ambassador for Tochigi Prefecture. A formal event and a mini live with all of Country Girls were held at the VERY GOOD LOCAL Tochigi Fair on July 3.[8]


On January 13, it was announced that Morito would release her first solo photobook, Morito Chisaki, on February 19.[9]

On February 20, Morito celebrated her 17th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event 2017, featuring three performances at TOKYO FM HALL.

Morito became a regular on the Tochigi travel show Tochigi Hatsu! Tabi Suki! beginning from April 6.[10]

On June 9, it was announced that Country Girls would be ceasing regular activities and that three of the members, including Morito, would be transferring to other Hello! Project groups for their main activities as concurrent members.[11][12] On June 26, through a special episode of Hello! Project Station, it was revealed that Morito would be joining Morning Musume '17 as a new 14th generation member.[13][14] She began performing with group in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour and in their upcoming fall tour.[2][15][14]

On June 28, Morito released her first solo image Blu-ray, Chisaki in Paradise.

On August 24 and 31, Morito made her first two appearances in the 12th generation and 13th generation members' weekly radio show Morning Musume '17 no Morning Diary.[16] On the day of her second broadcast, it was announced she would become a regular from then on.[17]


On February 19, Morito celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '18 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.

On May 27, the Fami Hello! PHOTOBOOK was released, including Morito's gravure that was originally published in a March 2016 issue of Weekly Famitsu.[18]

On October 15, former Berryz Koubou member Kumai Yurina released Complex ni Sayounara!, a joint book with four of the shortest current members in Hello! Project: Morito, Yokoyama Reina, Kamikokuryo Moe, and Funaki Musubu who have been named Minis?.[19]


On February 19, Morito celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '19 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.

On June 27, she released her second solo photobook Say Cheese!.

On December 26, Country Girls suspended all activities, and Morito subsequently graduated from the group. Afterwards, she would continue activities in Morning Musume and would be the only Country Girls member to remain in Hello! Project by the end of 2020, excluding former member Inaba Manaka.[5]


On February 5, it was announced that Morito had recent difficulty getting her voice to come out when singing and was diagnosed with vocal cord nodules by a doctor. She had been advised to take a break from singing for a number of weeks and will only participate in lives without singing until further notice.[20]

On February 20, she celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '20 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.

On May 14, she opened up an official Instagram account.[21]

Personal LifeEdit

Morito has an older sister nicknamed Chako (ちゃこ). They were both members in CoCoRo Gakuen.

Her family has a pet dog named Pon-chan that is a Pomeranian and Toy Poodle mix.[22]

When Morito joined Country Girls in November 2014, she was a third year middle school student. On March 8, 2015, she graduated from middle school.[23]

Morito started high school on April 8, 2015.[24] On March 24, 2018, she announced that she graduated.[25][26]

The following list are notable friendships Morito Chisaki has acquired:

Morito's given name, Chisaki, is said to have no particular meaning. However, Morito also heard that because her older sister's name starts with "Chi", her parents wanted to give her a three-character name also starting with "Chi".[27]


See Also: List:Morito Chisaki Other Q&As


See also: List:Morito Chisaki Discography Featured In

Solo Blu-raysEdit


Solo Fanclub DVDsEdit



See also: List:Morito Chisaki Publications Featured In

Solo PhotobooksEdit





TV ProgramsEdit



  • [2015] Country Girls no Tadaima Radio Kenshuuchuu!! (カントリー・ガールズの只今ラジオ研修中!!)
  • [2015–2019] Country Girls no Tadaima Radio Housouchuu!! (カントリー・ガールズの只今ラジオ放送中!!)
  • [2017–] Morning Musume '19 no Morning Diary (モーニング娘。'19のモーニングダイアリー)
  • [2018–] Morning Musume '19 no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~ (モーニング娘。'19のモーニング女学院〜放課後ミーティング〜)


  • She thinks she's like a dog.
  • She participated in a number of dance competitions between 2011 and 2012.
  • In 2011 and 2012, she modeled for SDM (STREET DANCE MAGAZINE) teens.
  • Within Country Girls, her rivals were Inaba Manaka and Shimamura Uta.
  • When she was younger, her favorite celebrities were Amuro Namie and Kaze.
  • When she was younger, her dreams were to become a (dance) instructor, a model or a back dancer.
  • She is the first member of Country Girls and Morning Musume to be from Tochigi prefecture.
  • She is the first member of Morning Musume to have a white image color, and one of only two Hello! Project members to have the color, the other being Peipei from Ice Creamusume.
  • If she could be reborn as someone else, she would be Michishige Sayumi because everyone thinks she is cute and she has self-confidence in the fact that she is cute.[27]
  • If she did not become an idol, she would like to work at an ice cream shop.[27]
  • Along with Fujimoto Miki, she is one of two members to fail a Morning Musume audition and then join the group without having to audition.
  • Her motto is a famous quote by Takahashi Minami from AKB48.
  • She was born on the exact same day that Melon Kinenbi's Amai Anata no Aji was released.
  • She enjoys playing the video game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch, but admits that she is very bad at it. She began playing in Summer 2019, and her favorite character is Dark Pit.[31]

See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 Reference Image. Complex ni Sayounara!. Published 2018-10-15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "ハロー!プロジェクト 新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "『カントリー娘。』改め『カントリー・ガールズ』について (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2014-11-05.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "カントリー娘。「カントリー・ガールズ」に改名で再始動! “ももち”も加入" (in Japanese). 2014-11-05.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "カントリー・ガールズ 活動休止のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-10-18.
  7. Morito Chisaki. "ラストブログ!!" (in Japanese). CoCoRo Gakuen Official Blog. 2014-11-04.
  8. "「VERY GOOD LOCAL とちぎフェア」の開催について" (in Japanese). Tochigi Prefecture. 2016-06-24.
  9. "カントリー・ガールズ 森戸知沙希ファースト写真集 『森戸知沙希』" (in Japanese). Wani Books. 2017-01-13.
  10. "とちぎ発!旅好き!" (in Japanese). Tochigi TV.
  11. "カントリー・ガールズの今後の活動について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-10.
  12. "[EN] Concerning the future activities of Country Girls." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-10.
  13. "ハロ!ステ号外 ~ハロー!プロジェクト2017新体制決定スペシャル~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2017-06-26.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Fukumura Mizuki. "ただいま☆譜久村聖" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Qki Official Blog. 2017-06-26.
  15. "[EN] Concerning the new organization in Hello! Project." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-26.
  16. Kaga Kaede. "豪雨、、、。 加賀楓" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki 14ki Official Blog. 2017-08-19.
  18. "ハロー!プロジェクト20周年記念「ファミハロ!PHOTOBOOK」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-04-27.
  19. "熊井友理奈&ミニーズ。? (横山玲奈、森戸知沙希、上國料萌衣、船木結)身長差悩みあるあるWorld「コンプレックスにサヨウナラ!」発売決定!! "(in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-08-30.
  20. "​モーニング娘。'20森戸知沙希に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-02-05.
  21. "ハロー!プロジェクトメンバーオフィシャルInstagramスタート!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-05-14.
  22. Morito Chisaki. "『ポメちゃん』森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls Official Blog. 2017-06-15
  23. Morito Chisaki. "\卒業/森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls Official Blog. 2015-03-08.
  24. Morito Chisaki. "\雪だけど春。/森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls. 2015-04-09.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.4 27.5 "モーニング娘。'17森戸知沙希が“20問20答”でハロプロ愛を語る!【ハロプロ誕生20周年記念連載】" (in Japanese). The Television. 2017-11-07.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 Sankei Sports. 2014-11-05 Issue. (Reference Image)
  29. Morito Chisaki. "『決まりました!』森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki 14ki Official Blog. 2017-08-13.
  30. Morito Chisaki. "こんばんは♡" (in Japanese). CoCoRo Gakuen Official Blog. 2014-04-10

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