Oura Hirona (大浦央菜) is a Japanese model under the "Kimono Girls" agency.

Prior to her modelling career, she was an idol trainee, having been part of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project. She officially joined on September 22, 2013 alongside six other girls, and left on September 1, 2014.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Oura Hirona, March 2017

Oura Hirona, June 2014

Oura Hirona, February 2014

Oura Hirona, November 2013

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Oura Hirona was born on September 10, 2000 in Tokyo, Japan.

2013[edit | edit source]

Oura participated in the 12th generation auditions, and made it to the finals, but she failed to join Morning Musume.

On September 22, a self introduction video of Oura was uploaded to the Hello Pro Kenshuusei YouTube channel, revealing that she was a new member of the program.

On December 7, Oura was officially introduced as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ alongside Yamaki Risa, Yokogawa YumeiNiinuma Kisora, Dambara Ruru, Haga Akane and Funaki Musubu. All seven girls did a dance performance of Juice=Juice's Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne.

2014[edit | edit source]

From March 14 to March 23, Oura participated in the Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan musical, along with Morning Musume OG Yasuda Kei & Ogawa Makoto, and Hello Pro Kenshuusei members Tanabe Nanami, Hamaura Ayano, Murota Mizuki, Yamagishi Riko, Kaga Kaede, Sasaki Rikako and Yamaki Risa. On opening day, the Hello Pro Kenshuusei single "Karen na Gasshoudan" was released to promote the musical.

On May 4, Oura was the runner-up for the judge's singing award at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event, for her performance of Suppin to Namida. from Goto Maki's 13th single. On September 1, 2014, it was revealed that Oura had completed her training as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei, leaving Hello! Project.

2017[edit | edit source]

In October, Oura signed to the "Kimono Girls" modelling agency.

2018[edit | edit source]

On March 30, it was announced that she would become a regular model for the popular teen fashion magazine Popteen under the nickname “Hirocham“ starting in May.[1]

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Oura has an older brother. In addition to being of Japanese descent, she is also part Filipino, Spanish, and American.[2]

When Oura joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a first year middle school student. She graduated from high school in March 2018.

Profile[edit | edit source]

Discography Featured In[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

Hello Pro Kenshuusei[edit | edit source]

Works[edit | edit source]

Theater[edit | edit source]

Bokutachi

Television[edit | edit source]

Magazines[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She sang "Suppin to Namida." and won runner-up for singing at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~.
  • She wants to be able to rouse people who see her performance abilities.
  • In the March 2014 issue of Gekkan Entame, she was ranked first at "forgetting items the most" in Hello Pro Kenshuusei.[3]
  • She had a lot of fun being able to see all of the Hello! Project members that she likes.
  • She joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei because she loves Morning Musume and wants to be part of them.
  • For her, the best thing about joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei was that she got some people to support her.
  • For her, the hardest thing about joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei was when she couldn't appear in Kanojo ni Naritai!!! and Ten Made Nobore! at the Nama Tamago Show
  • Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Niinuma Kisora.
  • She has trouble with finding the rhythm in dancing. Everytime the music starts, her mind goes blank and she can't remember. It's making her appreciative of how hard everyone works, though.
  • After her first Hello Pro Kenshuusei performance, she was happy to hear people calling her name and making eye contact and waving glowsticks, the fun of it outweighed her nervousness.
  • She wants to keep improving her skills to become a person that makes people smile by listening to her sing.
  • Tsunku's comments: "Don't covet what others have, first let's just get you feeling the rhythm. Going straight into 16-beat is the fastest way to do it."

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "自己紹介と重大発表" (in Japanese). Hirocham's Gossip Diary. 2018-03-30.
  2. https://twitter.com/__chamcham91__
  3. Gekkan Entame. March 2014 Issue. Published 2014-01-30.

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