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Morning Musume Audition 2005 (モーニング娘。オーディション2005) was the second set of Hello! Project Auditions to choose seventh generation members of Morning Musume. Because no new members were selected from the winners of the previous Morning Musume Lucky 7 Audition, a second audition was held. The details for application were announced on the 2005-02-06 episode of Hello! Morning.

Audition details[]

  • Application Requirements
Girls aged 10-17 years were allowed to audition.
  • Total Applicants
21,611 Auditionees
  • Training camp and theme song
Dance - N/A
Voice - N/A
  • Broadcast
On Hello! Morning

Audition Process[]

First round[]

For the first round, 21,611 girls applied. After the first selection, 2,784 girls moved on to the second round. With another selection the group was reduced to 82 girls for the third round. Finally five girls were chosen to go the fourth and final round. See the table below.

Round Participants
1 21,611
2 2,784
3 82
4 5

Fourth round[]

5 girls were chosen from the fourth round:



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Kusumi Koharu was announced as the sole winner of the audition in Hello! Morning Episode 257 on May 1, 2005.


  • Finalist Furukawa Airi later joined the idol group SKE48 in 2009, and graduated in 2015.
  • Finalist Inagaki Keiko later joined FACE NETWORK.
  • Finalist Suma Ai and auditionee Iwashima Manami were later added to SI☆NA.
  • Auditionee Takeda Rina later became an actress under Sony Music Entertainment.