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Onoda Karin (小野田華凛) is a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit under Hello! Project.[2] Before joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a 10th generation member of the stage show group Hanayashiki Shoujo Kageki simply under the name Karin (華凜).[3][4]


Onoda Karin, April 2021

Onoda Karin, December 2020

Onoda Karin, June 2020

Onoda Karin, March 2020

Onoda Karin, December 2019

Onoda Karin, September 2019

Onoda Karin, June 2019

Onoda Karin, March 2019

Onoda Karin, December 2018

Early Life[]

Onoda Karin was born on January 23, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan.


Onoda has been a child model as early as 2009.[3]


In 2016, Onoda joined the theater troupe Hanayashiki Shoujo Kageki.

In 2017, Onoda participated in Hello! Project Shin Member Audition, but failed.


Onoda participated in Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition, but failed.

In September, Onoda graduated from the theater troupe Hanayashiki Shoujo Kageki.[4]

On November 1, it was announced that Onoda had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Saito Madoka and Kusunoki Mei. They were introduced in the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~ show on December 2.[2]


On February 5, she participated in a fanclub event, titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 6~, at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Kubota Nanami, Matsubara Yulia, and Saito Madoka.

From July 19 to July 29, Onoda performed in the stage play Daihi [story B Daihi 37m] by the theater troupe Innocent Sphere.[5]


On July 26, Onoda won the judge's character award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2020 ~Natsu no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Hitori de Ikiraresou" tte Sore tte Nee, Homete Iru no?".[6]


On May 29, Onoda won the judge's singing award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Do it! Now".


On May 3, Onoda won the Best Performance Award by public vote aswell as the Dance Award for performing "Mugen Climax" and "Kimagure Princess" at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2022 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event.

On May 21, it was revealed that Matsubara Yulia, Onoda Karin, Hashida Honoka, and Murakoshi Ayana had appeared as background dancers in the Nantettatte I Love You music video.

On June 29, it was revealed that Onoda Karin joined the new line up of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit '22 alongside Matsubara Yulia, Hashida Honoka, Murakoshi Ayana, and Uemura Hasumi.[7]

Personal Life[]

Onoda is the younger sister of Engeki Joshibu member Onoda Ayasa, who was also a member of Hanayashiki Shoujo Kageki until March 2017. She also has an older brother.

When Onoda joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was in her fifth year of elementary school. As of April 2022, Onoda is currently in her last year of middle school.

The following list are notable friendships Onoda Karin has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Onoda Karin:

  • Karin-chan (かりんちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.
  • Onoda-chan (おのだちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.


  • Special Skill: Swimming, Jump rope, Unicycle, Tap Dance
  • Hobbies: Guitar, Collecting cute stationary
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop
  • Favorite Food: Cucumber
  • Favorite Sport: Swimming
  • Favorite School Subject: Math
  • Charm Point: Eyes that get thin as she laughs
  • Favorite Color: Purple, Pink
  • Motto: "Ichiisenshi" (一意専心; With all one's heart)
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: Ashita Tenki ni Naare
  • Looks Up To: Miyazaki Yuka[8], Nonaka Miki, Inaba Manaka

  • Publications[]


    • [2009] "Belle Maison" Mama & Baby Catalog (「ベルメゾン」ママ&ベビーカタログ)
    • [2011] "Studio Alice" 753 Advertisement (「スタジオアリス」七五三広告)
    • [2013] "Tinker Bell" Autumn-Winter Catalog (「ティンカーベル」秋冬カタログ)
    • [2014] Pilot Ink "Mel-chan Ofuro ni Hairou Set" (パイロットインキ「メルちゃんおふろにはいろうセット」)
    • [2014] Pilot Ink "Mel-chan Hirogete Asoberu Closet" (パイロットインキ「メルちゃんひろげてあそべるクローゼット」)
    • [2014] Stereo Sound "Kawaii wo Share Suru Shashinjutsu" (ステレオサウンド「カワイイをシェアする写真術」)
    • [2014] Kuraray "Randoseru" Advertisement (クラレ「ランドセル」広告)
    • [2014] Tokyo Gangu Ningyou Kyoudou Kumiai "Mago no Hi" "Christmas" Advertisement (東京玩具人形協同組合「孫の日」「クリスマス」広告)



    TV Programs[]


    • [2013] Bandai "Anpanman Colour Pad" (バンダイ「アンパンマンカラーパッド」)



    • She loves taking long baths and playing her electric guitar.[9]
    • Her favorite BEYOOOOONDS member is Ichioka Reina.[10]
    • She likes to eat chocolate ice cream.
    • She has the same last name as Tsubaki Factory member Onoda Saori.
    • She applied for the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition and got through the document submission stage, but she did not get past the next round.
    • She did been interested in dancing since she was small, but Juice=Juice’s lovely singing and dancing made her interested in becoming an idol.
    • She wants to perform on stage with Juice=Juice.


    1. 1.0 1.1 Oda Sakura. "高木さんバースデー!小田さくら" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Tenki Gumi Official Blog. 2019-04-19.
    2. 2.0 2.1 "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバー加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-01.
    3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "少女歌劇団 団員紹介" (in Japanese). Hanayashiki. (Archived)
    4. 4.0 4.1 "少女歌劇団" (in Japanese). Hanayashiki. (Archived)
    5. "舞台「大悲」ハロプロ研修生 小野田華凜出演!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-04-04. (Archived)
    6. http://www.helloproject.com/news/12197/
    7. "「ハロプロ研修生ユニット」編成のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2022-06-29.
    8. Hello Dream. Episode 8.
    9. Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~ MC.
    10. https://twitter.com/kaosiki/status/1092792371220303872

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