Oota Haruka (太田遥香) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a 7th generation member of ANGERME[1] and a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido.[2]

Prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido, she was a member of Ribbon Girls and Clione.



Oota Haruka, July 2019


Oota Haruka, May 2019


Oota Haruka, April 2019


Oota Haruka, November 2018


Oota Haruka, June 2018


Oota Haruka, March 2018


Oota Haruka, June 2017


Oota Haruka, July 2016

Early LifeEdit

Oota Haruka was born on October 21, 2003 in Hokkaido, Japan.


Prior to participating in the Hello! Project "Hokkaido Gentei" Member Audition, Oota was enrolled at Theatre Academy. Through the school Oota was a member of the units Ribbon Girls, who promoted the local Hokkaido soda Ribbon Napolin,[3][4] and Clione.[5]


On July 16, it was announced that the successful applicants of the Hello! Project "Hokkaido Gentei" Member Audition would join the newly established trainee branch, Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido.[6] She was officially introduced as one of the first seven members on July 30 at the Hello! Project 2016 SUMMER ~Sunshine Parade~ concert in Sapporo alongside Sato Hikari, Ishiguri Kanami, Kawano Minori, Kudo Yume, Kitagawa Ryo, and Yamazaki Mei.[2]


On November 23, Oota was revealed as a new member of ANGERME alongside Ise Layla, who was selected from the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition", during the ANGERME 2018 Aki "Denkousekka" concert at Pacifico Yokohama.[1][7] She and Ise would start performing with the group after the new year in the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2019 WINTER concert tour.[8]


On February 28, it was announced that Oota Haruka has been suspended from all activities for an indeterminate amount of time due to rule violations. Any information on resumption of activities will follow at a later date.[9]

Personal LifeEdit

Oota was in her first year of middle school when she joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido, and she was in her third year of middle school when she joined ANGERME.[1]

As of April 2020, Oota is currently in her second year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Oota Haruka has acquired:

Oota's given name, "Haruka", means distant (遥; haru, from 遥か; haruka) and blossom (香; ka).

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Oota Haruka:

  • Haa-chan (はーちゃん)
  • Oota-chan (太田ちゃん)


  • Special Skills: Dancing, swimming, skiing
  • Hobbies: Cooking and finding a bargain
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop (mainly idol songs)
  • Favorite Food: Salmon sushi, Cucumber[11], Chikuwa[11]
  • Favorite Sports: Dancing, swimming, skiing
  • Charm Points: Goldfish-like mouth, her short height (wants to be part of Minimoni if the unit is revived)
  • Motto: "Doryoku wa subete no tobira wo hiraku!" (努力は全ての扉を開く!; Effort opens up all doors!)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: "The☆Peace!", "Chokotto LOVE"
  • Favorite ℃-ute song: "Kanashiki Heaven"[12]
  • Favorite ANGERME song: "Kakugo Shite!"
  • Looks Up To: Sato Masaki, Morito Chisaki, Abe Natsumi[10]




  • [2016–2018] Hello! to meet you!
  • [2018–2019] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Fridays)


See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "アンジュルム 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-11-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "ハロプロ「北海道限定」研修生7人初披露" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. 2016-07-31.
  3. "『レモンガールズ・リボンガールズ』結成発表会が行われました!" (in Japanese). Theatre Academy. (Archived)
  4. "リボンガールズが札幌ドームでプレイボール宣言を務めます!" (in Japanese). Theatre Academy. (Archived)
  5. "テアトルアカデミー・アイドルクラス札幌クリオネ組 2015/4/20 (MVI 0353)" (in Japanese). hikarudaisuki2006 (via YouTube). Uploaded: 2015-04-20.
  6. "​「ハロプロ研修生北海道」始動のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-07-16.
  7. "アンジュルム、新メン2人加入×たけちゃん生誕×かっさー凱旋のスーパートリプルスリー公演" (in Japanese). natalie. 2018-11-23.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "アンジュルム新メンバーは、ハロプロファンと非ハロプロファン(!?)の対照的な2人!" (in Japanese). The Television. 2018-11-23.
  9. "アンジュルム 太田遥香の活動休止に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-02-28.
  10. 10.0 10.1 BOMB September 2018 Issue.
  11. 11.0 11.1 The Girls Live. Air Date: 2018-11-26.
  12. Naruchika 2017 ℃-ute MC. 2017-01-29.
  13. "Love 太田遥香" (in Japanese). ANGERME New Member Official Blog. 2019-10-19.

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