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Ono Kotomi (小野琴己) is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project.


Ono Kotomi, June 2019

Ono Kotomi, March 2019

Ono Kotomi, December 2018

Ono Kotomi, August 2018

Ono Kotomi, June 2018

Ono Kotomi, March 2018

Ono Kotomi, December 2017

Ono Kotomi, September 2017

Ono Kotomi, June 2017

Ono Kotomi, March 2017

Ono Kotomi, September 2016

Ono Kotomi, May 2016

Ono Kotomi, February 2016

Early Life[]

Ono Kotomi was born on October 7, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan.

Ono was enrolled in Avex Artist Academy's dance program in Tokyo.


In the spring, Ono was featured in Kana-Boon's music video "Nandemonedari".[1]

Ono modeled in the June 22 issue of fashion magazine JS Girl.

During the summer, Ono participated in the 2015 ANGERME Shin Member Audition, but did not pass.


On January 15, Ono joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Noguchi Kurumi, Kodama Sakiko, Yonemura Kirara and Kiyono Momohime. She was introduced at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2016 2gatsu・3gatsu ~SINGING!~ on February 13.[2]

From November 3 to November 20, Ono participated in the Engeki Joshibu musical Nega Poji Poji.


Ono was featured in Juice=Juice's "Jidanda Dance" music video as a back dancer.

From October 26 to November 12, Ono performed in the Engeki Joshibu musical Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan.


On May 11, Ono appeared on Fuji TV's "Monomane Kouhaku Uta Gassen", as a backup dancer for former ℃-ute member Okai Chisato, alongside Horie Kizuki, Maeda Kokoro and Kanatsu Mizuki.

On October 2, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 5~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Yamada Ichigo, Shutto Anna and Kanemitsu Ruru.


Ono participated in the opening act and challenge act for the Morning Musume '19 Concert Tour Haru ~BEST WISHES!~.

On July 26, the list of members appearing in Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 9gatsu ~Kira~ was released, and it was announced that Ono had completed her training.[3]


On June 1, she opened up a Twitter and an Instagram account.[4]

Personal Life[]

On September 3, 2021, Ono announced her father had passed away the previous day due to the novel Corona virus[5]


  • Special Skill: Model walking and posing
  • Hobby: Watching movies
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-Pop and Western music
  • Favorite Foods: Marshmallow and cotton candy
  • Favorite Sport: Athletic
  • Favorite School Subject: English
  • Favorite Color: Yellow
  • Charm Point: Airhead
  • Motto: Ganbare jibun (頑張れ自分; Do your best, me!)
  • Favorite Hello! Project Songs: "Only you", "Akai Freesia", "Nakimushi Shounen", "Aki Urara", "Oshare!", "Ashita Tenki ni Naare"
  • Looks Up To: Sasaki Rikako, Kishimoto Yumeno[8]

  • Works[]


    Nega Poji PojiBokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan (2017)


    JK Ninja Girls


    Music Videos[]


    • She considers herself an airhead.
    • She has been taking guitar lessons since 6th grade.
    • Her future goal is to become a member of a group, wear cute clothes and appear on stage and on TV.
    • She shares her birthday with Morning Musume member Nonaka Miki.
    • She has the same surname as Tsubaki Factory member Ono Mizuho.

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Noguchi Kurumi
    Oldest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido
    November 2018 – July 26, 2019
    Succeeded by
    Saito Madoka


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