Morito Chisaki (森戸知沙希) is a Japanese pop singer and dancer. She is a former idol under Hello! Project as a former 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.
She graduated from Morning Musume and Hello! Project on June 20, 2022 in order to study abroad.
Morito Chisaki was born on February 19, 2000 in Tochigi, Japan.
She attended Star Project Dance School.
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 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.
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.
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?.
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.
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.
On February 19, she celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '21 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.
On February 21, she celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Morning Musume '22 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event, featuring two shows at KT Zeep Yokohama.
On February 28, it was announced that Morito would be graduating from Morning Musume and Hello! Project in order to study English abroad. While she was thinking about her future, she thought about learning English in earnest, which she had been interested in and had studied little by little on her own, and to become more confident in herself being in a new environment. Morito thought about graduating in 2021, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic she postponed her decision. She is set to graduate on June 20 with the final concert of the Morning Musume '22 CONCERT TOUR ~Never Been Better!~ at Nippon Budokan. After her graduation, she is planning to study abroad for a year and a half, and later returning to continue her entertainment activities in Japan under UP-FRONT PROMOTION.
On May 13, it was reported that Morito was diagnosed with COVID-19. On May 12, Morito had a fever and sore throat, and after taking a PCR test, a positive reaction for COVID-19 was confirmed the following day. In response to the result, it was also announced that Morning Musume members Nonaka Miki, Kaga Kaede and Yokoyama Reina, and Juice=Juice member Arisawa Ichika are suspected of being close contacts, so the members would be under self-isolation for a period. As result, the May 14 and May 15 concerts of the Hello! Project 2022 Spring CITY CIRCUIT Morning Musume '22 CONCERT TOUR ~Never Been Better!~ in Aichi were cancelled. On May 20, with the announcement of Ishida Ayumi being diagnosed with COVID-19, it was also announced that Morito would remain under self-isolation despite not having fever or other symptoms.
On June 20, she graduated from Morning Musume and Hello! Project at the Morning Musume '22 CONCERT TOUR ~Never Been Better!~ Morito Chisaki Sotsugyou Special in Nippon Budokan. A day after, on June 21, she released a cover of the song "Mikan" digitally, in which she performed at her graduation concert.
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.
 On March 24, 2018, she announced that she graduated.
Here is a list of nicknames that have been used to refer to Morito Chisaki:
- Chii (ちぃ)
- Chii-chan (ちぃちゃん)
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".
- 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: 151.9 cm (4 ft 11.8 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Aquarius
- Eastern Zodiac: Dragon
- Hello! Project Status:
- Years in Country Girls: 5 Years
- Years in Morning Musume: 4 Years
- Morning Musume Color:
- Country Girls Color:
- CoCoRo Gakuen Color:
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- COOOOOUNGERME。 (2019)
- Other Groups:
- Main article: Morito Chisaki/Discography
- [2022.06.21] Mikan
Solo Fanclub DVDs
- [2018.06.26] Morning Musume '18 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2019.07.26] Morning Musume '19 / Country Girls Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2020.06.26] Morning Musume '20 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2021.06.26] Morning Musume '21 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- [2022.06.xx] Morning Musume '22 Morito Chisaki Birthday Event
- Main article: Morito Chisaki/Publications
- [2016.02.19] Morito Chisaki Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-"
- [2017.02.19] Morito Chisaki
- [2019.06.27] Say Cheese!
- [2020.10.01] Crossroads
- [2021.10.15] with thanks
- [2022.06.10] cheers
- [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!"
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes! 2"
- [2015-2022] Hello! Project Station
- [2015–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–2021] 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
-  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 the second Hello! Project member to have the color after 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 former AKB48 member Takahashi Minami.
- 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.
- She and Inaba Manaka were the last original Country Girls members active in Hello! Project after the group suspended activities. They both graduated from Hello! Project just 21 days apart from each other in 2022.
- Profile Pages:
- Morning Musume 13ki・14ki Official Blog
- Country Girls Official Blog (inactive)
- GREE Blog (archived)
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