Ozeki Mai (小関舞) is a Japanese talent. She is a former idol under Hello! Project as a former member of Country Girls. Ozeki graduated from Country Girls and Hello! Project on December 26, 2019, following the group's suspension of activities.
As of April 2022, she is part of the M-line club.
Ozeki Mai was born on February 10, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan.
In 2002, Ozeki appeared in the film Jitsuroku Hitman ~Tsuma Sono Ai~.
On April 8, Ozeki announced she had left Tamborine Artists after being bullied by another agency member. Slanderous comments were being left on her blog since New Year's, and the commenter's IP address was matched with someone she was close friends with at the agency. The other girl stayed with Tamborine Artists after Ozeki decided to leave, and she never received an apology.
On February 10, Ozeki celebrated her 14th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Ozeki Mai Birthday Event 2016, which featured two shows at Mt.RAINIER HALL.
On February 13, Ozeki celebrated her 15th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Ozeki Mai Birthday Event 2017, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
On February 6, Ozeki celebrated her 16th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Ozeki Mai Birthday Event 2018, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
On February 12, Ozeki celebrated her 17th birthday at a fanclub event titled Country Girls Ozeki Mai Birthday Event 2019, which featured two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.
On August 26, it was announced that Ozeki would star in Barbecue, SKY PerfecTV!'s 29th Twitter morning drama series posted every day from September 2 to September 7.
On December 26, Country Girls suspended all activities after their concert at LINE CUBE SHIBUYA, and Ozeki Mai subsequently graduated from the group and Hello! Project. Afterwards, she planned on applying to university and continuing activities in the entertainment industry.
On July 13, it was announced that she would be one of several current and former Hello! Project members starring in a new horror television drama based on the book, Hobonichi no Kaidan. The drama began airing in August 2020.
On November 7, 2020 she opened an official Instagram account.
On November 8, 2020 she announced on her Instagram that she would be appearing in a play with the Kijyooo no Kuron theater troupe, Pink no Kawa de Nurui Iki. The play will run from February 7 to February 14, 2021. 
On May 1, it was also announced that she would be starring in the musical STAGE VANGUARD "Akujou Tensei" alongside Miyamoto Karin and several trainees from Hello Pro Kenshuusei. The musical is set to run from July 5 to July 12 at COTTON CLUB.
Ozeki is the eldest daughter of former baseball player and a current hitting coach for the Yomiuri Giants, Ozeki Tatsuya. Her grandparents have a ramen shop in Sano, Tochigi Prefecture. She has a younger sister and owns four pet cats: Gaayan, Satsuki, Mei, and Ryuu.
When Ozeki joined Country Girls in November 2014, she was a first year middle school student. She graduated from middle school in March 2017, which Remioromen's "3gatsu 9ka" was chosen to be sung by her graduating class at their ceremony. She also wrote her middle school graduation essay on the topic of "How to live in the entertainment industry."In April 2017, she started her first year of high school. In June 2017, Ozeki's class placed first in their year in the school sports festival, and in September 2017, they won the popularity vote in the cultural festival for their haunted house classroom. Then in January 2018, her class won first place in their grade for both conducting and accompaniment in the school music festival, as well as the championship grand prize.
The following list are notable friendships Ozeki Mai has acquired:
- Morito Chisaki: She gets along best with Morito Chisaki in Country Girls.
- Shimamura Uta: Ozeki was good friends with former member Shimamura Uta since the Morning Musume '14 <Golden> Audition!.
- Sasaki Rikako: She gets along well with ANGERME member Sasaki Rikako.
- Nomura Minami: She gets along well with Kobushi Factory member Nomura Minami.
Ozeki's was given the name Mai (舞) so she could soar high (舞い上がる; maiagaru) in the future, and on the day she was born snow was whirling (舞う; mau) about.
- Name: Ozeki Mai (小関舞)
- Nickname: Ozeki-chan (おぜきちゃん)
- Birthdate: February 10, 2002
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 158.5 cm (5 ft 2.4 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Aquarius
- Eastern Zodiac: Snake
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2014-11-05: Country Girls Member
- 2019-12-26: Graduated
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
- 2014-11-05: Member
- Years in Country Girls: 5 Years
- Country Girls Color:
- Medium Blue
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Country Girls (2014-2019)
- Shuffle Units:
- COOOOOUNGERME。 (2019)
- Other Groups:
- Main article: Ozeki Mai/Discography
- [2016.04.28] Greeting ~Ozeki Mai~ (e-Hello!)
- Main article: Ozeki Mai/Publications
-  Kizetsu Suru Hodo Aishiteru!
-  Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 Gaiden ~Tasogare no Kamen~ (daily guest role)
-  PINK no Kawa de Nurui Iki (PINKの川でぬるい息)
-  STAGE VANGUARD "Akujou Tensei"
-  Jitsuroku Hitman ~Tsuma Sono Ai~ (実録ヒットマン～妻その愛～)
-  Hobonichi no Kaidan
-  Barbecue (バーベキュー) (SKY PerfecTV! Twitter)
- [2015-2019] Hello! Project Station
- [2015–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–2019] tiny tiny
- [2018–2019] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019
-  Country Girls no Tadaima Radio Kenshuuchuu!! (カントリー・ガールズの只今ラジオ研修中‼)
- [2015–2019] Country Girls no Tadaima Radio Housouchuu!! (カントリー・ガールズの只今ラジオ放送中!!)
- [2016–2019] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Mondays, 2016.09–2017.09; Thursdays, 2017.10–2019.06)
- Before she became an idol, she said her dream was to become an actress.
- She knows how to ride a unicycle.
- She said she was interested in Ikuta Erina because her magic spell gag on variety shows was funny.
- She shares the same given name with Country Girls supervisor Satoda Mai and former ℃-ute member Hagiwara Mai.
- She has the same birthday as Kobushi Factory member Nomura Minami.
- She has taken violin lessons since she was four years old.
- She was born on the exact same day that Ichii Sayaka's photobook Self was released.
|Youngest member of Country Girls
November 5, 2014 – November 5, 2015
- Country Girls Profile (archived)
- Country Girls Official Blog (inactive)
- Tambourine Artists Profile (archived)
- Former Blog "Ozeki Mai☆my☆Diary" (archived)