Saito Madoka (斉藤円香; formerly 齊藤円香[1]) is a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project.[2] She will be debuting in a new Hello! Project group within the year.[3]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Saito Madoka, December 2020

Saito Madoka, June 2020

Saito Madoka, March 2020

Saito Madoka, December 2019

Saito Madoka, September 2019

Saito Madoka, June 2019

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Saito Madoka was born on October 28, 2002 in Saitama, Japan.

She was signed under Ray Talent Promotion from at least October 2015 to July 2016.[1][4]

2018[edit | edit source]

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

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

2019[edit | edit source]

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 Onoda Karin.

On July 11, Saito was one of the first five Hello Pro Kenshuusei members assigned to the rotational Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit, who will perform in the Hello! Project 2019 SUMMER concert tour starting on July 13.[5][6]

2021[edit | edit source]

On March 7, it was announced at the end of the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 3gatsu ~Yell~ recital that Saito will be debuting in a new Hello! Project group within the year.[7]

On April 20, she will participate in a ENPLEX × Hello! Project Nagoya Teiki Event with Yonemura Kirara, Hiromoto Ruli, and Yofu Runo.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

When Saito joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was in her first year of high school. In March 2021, Saito graduated from high school.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Saito Madoka:

  • Madopippi (まどぴっぴ): Used prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei during Ameba Studio "Team Akasaka" and one of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.
  • Mado-chan (まどちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.
  • Mado (まど): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Special Skills: Calligraphy (1-dan), Swimming, Remembering people's names quickly
  • Hobbies: Shopping, Karaoke, Dancing, Watching Disney movies, Collecting goods and Playing games
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop, Western, Vocaloid
  • Favorite Food: Melon bread, Tapioca
  • Favorite Sport: Swimming, Figure skating
  • Favorite School Subject: History
  • Charm Points: Slender fingers, teeth alignment
  • Favorite Color: Orange
  • Motto: "Wagen Aigo" (和顔愛語; Gentle face, loving words)
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: Wakain da shi!
  • Looks Up To: Kudo Haruka, Maeda Kokoro

Works[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

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Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]

Honorary Titles

Preceded by
Ono Kotomi

Oldest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Hello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido
July 27, 2019 - present

Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "芸能部所属者:タレント 齊藤円香" (in Japanese). Ray Talent Promotion. (Archived)
  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. "​ハロー!プロジェクト 新グループ結成のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-07.
  4. Based on page archives, Saito was found to be added to Ray Talent Promotion's list of talent in October 2015 at the earliest, and she was removed in July 2016 at the latest. "芸能部所属者:一覧" (in Japanese). Ray Talent Promotion. (Archived)
  5. "​ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-07-11.
  6. "ハロプロ研修生の新体制について" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2019-07-11.
  7. "​ハロー!プロジェクト 新グループ結成のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-03-07.
  8. Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~ MC. 2019-12-02.
  9. Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~ MC. 2019-12.
  10. Hello Dream. Episode 7.

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