1998 モーニング娘。第一次追加オーディション。

1998 モーニング娘。第一次追加オーディション。

Morning Musume Tsuika Audition (モーニング娘。追加オーディション) was an audition held in 1998, in the search of the 2nd generation members of Morning Musume. It was broadcast on March 22, 1998 on ASAYAN.

Audition DetailsEdit

Application Requirements
Not Specified
Total Applicants
5,000 Auditionees
Training Camp and Theme Song
Voice - No Theme Song

Audition ProcessEdit

First RoundEdit

The girls submit an application before the due date in order to participate.

Fourth RoundEdit

No Training Camp.


In 1998, during the television program ASAYAN, it was revealed that Yasuda Kei, Yaguchi Mari and Ichii Sayaka were the winners of the audition, becoming 2nd generation members.


  • Notable failed auditionees include Miyoshi Erika, Kabata Saki and Hoshino Kanako.
  • There were so many applicants, that after a while they just stopped opening the letters. Tsunku said that Yaguchi Mari was chosen simply because she sent in her application letter early.
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