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, she was a member of Country Girls since the group's revival on November 5, 2014 up until the group suspended activities on December 26, 2019.
Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of the local idol group CoCoRo Gakuen.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Works
- 7 Trivia
- 8 See Also
- 9 References
- 10 External Links
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Morito Chisaki was born on February 19, 2000 in Tochigi, Japan.
She attended Star Project Dance School.
2014[edit | edit source]
2015[edit | edit source]
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.
2016[edit | edit source]
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.
2017[edit | edit source]
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.
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. 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. She began performing with group in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour and in their upcoming fall tour.
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. On the day of her second broadcast, it was announced she would become a regular from then on.
2018[edit | edit source]
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 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?.
2019[edit | edit source]
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.
2020[edit | edit source]
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.
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.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
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. Morito started high school on April 8, 2015. On March 24, 2018, she announced that she graduated.
The following list are notable friendships Morito Chisaki has acquired:
- Yokoyama Reina: She is close friends with Yokoyama Reina. Her pairing name with Yokoyama is Yokochii (よこちぃ).
- Ozeki Mai: She gets along best with Ozeki Mai in Country Girls.
- Haga Akane: Haga Akane, whom she considers like a sister.
- Niinuma Kisora: She is good friends with Tsubaki Factory member Niinuma Kisora.
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".
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Morito Chisaki (森戸知沙希)
- Nicknames: Chii (ちぃ), Chii-chan (ちぃちゃん)
- Birthdate: February 19, 2000
- Birthplace: Tochigi, Japan
- Blood type: A
- Height: 151.9cm
- Western Zodiac: Aquarius
- Eastern Zodiac: Dragon
- Hello! Project Status:
- Years in Country Girls: 5 Years
- Years in Morning Musume: 2 Years
- Morning Musume Color: White
- Country Girls Color: Orange
- CoCoRo Gakuen Color: Orange
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- COOOOOUNGERME。 (2019)
- Other Groups:
- See Also: List:Morito Chisaki Other Q&As
- Specialty: Dance, swimming, soft tennis
- Hobby: Watching idol lives, listening to music
- Favorite Colors: Red, orange, yellow
- Favorite Sports: Basketball
- Motto: "Doryoku wa kanarazu muku wareru" (努力は必ず報われる; Effort will always be awarded)
- Favorite Hello! Project songs: "Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke", "What is LOVE?", "LOVE Machine", "Mikan"
- Looks up to: Sayashi Riho, Iikubo Haruna
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo Blu-rays[edit | edit source]
Solo Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]
- [2018.06.26] Morning Musume '18 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2019.07.26] Morning Musume '19 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2020.06.xx] Morning Musume '20 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
Publications[edit | edit source]
Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]
- [2016.02.19] Morito Chisaki Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-"
- [2017.02.19] Morito Chisaki
- [2019.06.27] Say Cheese!
- [2020.10.01] Crossroads
Works[edit | edit source]
Theater[edit | edit source]
TV Programs[edit | edit source]
- [2015–2019] The Girls Live
- [2017–] Tochigi Hatsu! Tabi Suki! (とちぎ発！旅好き！)
-  AI・DOL PROJECT (AI・DOL プロジェクト)
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro! TOKYO Sanpo (ハロプロ!TOKYO散歩)
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!"
Internet[edit | edit source]
- [2015-] Hello! Project Station
- [2015–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–] tiny tiny
- [2018–] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019
-  Hello Pro ONE×ONE
Radio[edit | edit source]
-  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〜)
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- 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.
- If she did not become an idol, she would like to work at an ice cream shop.
- 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.
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Gallery:Morito Chisaki
- List:Morito Chisaki Discography Featured In
- List:Morito Chisaki Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Morito Chisaki Publications Featured In
- List:Morito Chisaki Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
- List:Morito Chisaki Other Q&As
References[edit | edit source]
- Reference Image. Complex ni Sayounara!. Published 2018-10-15.
- "ハロー！プロジェクト 新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-26.
- "『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.
- "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). AliveM.net. 2014-11-05.
- "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.
- Morito Chisaki. "ラストブログ！！" (in Japanese). CoCoRo Gakuen Official Blog. 2014-11-04.
- "「VERY GOOD LOCAL とちぎフェア」の開催について" (in Japanese). Tochigi Prefecture. 2016-06-24.
- "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.
- "とちぎ発！旅好き！" (in Japanese). Tochigi TV.
- "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.
- "[EN] Concerning the future activities of Country Girls." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-10.
- "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.
- Fukumura Mizuki. "ただいま☆譜久村聖" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Qki Official Blog. 2017-06-26.
- "[EN] Concerning the new organization in Hello! Project." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-26.
- Kaga Kaede. "豪雨、、、。 加賀楓" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki 14ki Official Blog. 2017-08-19.
- "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.
- "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.
- "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.
- "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.
- Morito Chisaki. "『ご報告ありよりのあり』森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki 14ki Official Blog. 2020-08-23.
- Morito Chisaki. "『ポメちゃん』森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls Official Blog. 2017-06-15
- Morito Chisaki. "＼卒業／森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls Official Blog. 2015-03-08.
- Morito Chisaki. "＼雪だけど春。／森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Country Girls. 2015-04-09.
- "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.
- Sankei Sports. 2014-11-05 Issue. (Reference Image)
- Morito Chisaki. "『決まりました！』森戸知沙希" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki 14ki Official Blog. 2017-08-13.
- Morito Chisaki. "こんばんは♡" (in Japanese). CoCoRo Gakuen Official Blog. 2014-04-10
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Profile Pages:
- Morning Musume 13ki・14ki Official Blog
- Country Girls Official Blog (inactive)
- GREE Blog (archived)
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