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Shimakura Rika (島倉りか) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of the sub-group CHICA#TETSU and the combined group BEYOOOOONDS. She first joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei in March 2017.

Biography[]

Shimakura Rika, November 2019

Shimakura Rika, August 2019

Shimakura Rika, August 2019

Shimakura Rika, April 2019

Shimakura Rika, December 2018

Shimakura Rika, June 2018

Shimakura Rika, March 2018

Shimakura Rika, December 2017

Shimakura Rika, September 2017

Shimakura Rika, June 2017

Shimakura Rika, March 2017

Early Life[]

Shimakura Rika was born on August 20, 2000 in Tokyo, Japan.

2016[]

In late 2016, Shimakura participated in the Morning Musume '16 Shinseiki Audition Saiboshuu, but failed.

2017[]

On March 6, it was announced that Shimakura had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Hibi Marina, Eguchi Saya, Doi Rena, Okamura Minami, Matsunaga Riai, Yamada Ichigo, and Nakayama Natsume.[2] She was introduced at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 3gatsu ~Marching!~ on March 11.

Shimakura was featured in Juice=Juice's "Jidanda Dance" music video as a back dancer.

From October 26 to November 12, Shimakura performed in the Engeki Joshibu musical Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan, taking on the roles of ♯ Gumi's Yuria and Julian.

2018[]

On February 13, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 2~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Maeda Kokoro, Yamazaki Yuhane and Nishida Shiori, where she performed a cover of Berryz Koubou's 23rd single "Maji Bomber!!".

On March 20, she participated in a fanclub event titled Engeki Joshibu "Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan" DVD Hatsubai Kinen Special Event in Nagoya at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Maeda Kokoro, Noguchi Kurumi, Yonemura Kirara, Yamazaki Yuhane, and Nishida Shiori.

On May 6, Shimakura won the best performance award with 324 votes at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Fiesta! Fiesta!".

On June 9, during the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 6gatsu ~Niji~ in Tokyo, it was announced that Shimakura was chosen alongside Nishida Shiori and Eguchi Saya to join the new group led by Ichioka Reina that would debut later in 2018.[3]

On October 19, the name of the group led by Ichioka was announced as CHICA#TETSU. It was also announced that it would be part of the combined group BEYOOOOONDS alongside the second group Ame no Mori Kawa Umi and the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition winners.[4][5]

2019[]

On August 20, she celebrated her 19th birthday in a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Shimakura Rika Birthday Event 2019, which featured two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.

2020[]

On August 20, she released her first photobook, Juukyuusai no Natsu.[6] She also celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Shimakura Rika Birthday Event 2020 with two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.[7] In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.

On November 5, Up to boy's web magazine News Crunch began serializing a corner by Shimakura Rika about "Showa Kayo" titled "Rikawani Kouhaku Utagassen".[8][9]

2021[]

On August 20, she celebrated her 21st birthday in a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Shimakura Rika Birthday Event 2021, which featured two shows at LANDAMRK HALL.

Personal Life[]

She has two younger siblings, and she owns a pet turtle.[10]

When Shimakura joined CHICA#TETSU, she was in her third year of high school. She graduated from high school on March 14, 2019.[11]

The following list are notable friendships Shimakura Rika has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Shimakura Rika:

Profile[]

  • Special Skills: Eating watermelon quickly, catching insects
  • Hobbies: Watching Hello! Project videos, karaoke, watching movies
  • Favorite Music Genres: Hello! Project, Showa era pop, Disney
  • Favorite Sport: Badminton
  • Favorite School Subject: Physical education
  • Motto: Ichinichi ichizen (一日一善; Do one good deed a day)
  • Favorite Food: Watermelon and salmon
  • Favorite Color: Red
  • Charm Point: The dimple which is only on her left side
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: Be Alive, VERY BEAUTY, LOVE Namida Iro
  • Looks Up To: Morito Chisaki, Inoue Rei[1]

  • Discography[]

    See also: List:Shimakura Rika Discography Featured In

    Fanclub DVDs[]

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    Publications[]

    See also: List:Shimakura Rika Publications Featured In

    Solo Photobooks[]

    Works[]

    Theater[]

    Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan (2017)Attack No.1Fushigi no Kuni no Alice TachiReborn ~13nin no Tamashii wa Kami-sama no Yume wo Miru~Arabeyooooonds NightsNemureru Mori no Biyo

    TV Programs[]

    Internet[]

    Music Videos[]

    Trivia[]

    • If she could have one wish, she'd like to go back to the age of the dinosaurs because she likes them.
    • Her favorite dinosaur is the Megalosaurus (she has previously named the tyrannosaurus, pteranodon, and parasaurolophus).
    • She sang "Be Alive" for her Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ solo.
    • She particularly likes Showa era idols and songs, especially Matsuda Seiko, and hopes to have activities in the future involving Showa idol music.
    • She learned Karate.[14]
    • During her December 2019 "Shimakura Rika 1001 Nights" talk event, she revealed that she originally wasn't aiming to become an idol; her mother sent in her application to Morning Musume's 13th generation audition without asking her. She started learning about Hello! Project after she was accepted into the audition. After failing the final round, she felt it was something worth working hard for.
    • Her mother asked her if she would like to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei after that, to help to fix her half-hearted self attitude.[15]
    • She began learning to play guitar in 2019 as a hobby, but wants to become skilled enough to perform.

    See Also[]

    References[]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "アイドルニュータイプ現る「ハロプロの最終兵器」BEYOOOOONDSインタビュー(2)" (in Japanese). ENTAME next. 2019-04-17.
    2. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-03-06.
    3. Yamagishi Riko. ""発表!"山岸理子" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2018-06-09.
    4. "新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-10-19.
    5. "ハロー!プロジェクト新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2018-10-19.
    6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XER4w8zxRRI
    7. "★ファンクラブ会員限定イベント★「BEYOOOOONDS/CHICA#TETSU 島倉りかバースデーイベント2020」開催決定!" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2020-07-22.
    8. https://twitter.com/BEYOOOOONDS_/status/1319605133148254213
    9. https://wanibooks-newscrunch.com/articles/-/1338
    10. https://news.walkerplus.com/article/155809/
    11. Shimakura Rika. "卒業!島倉りか" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2019-03-14.
    12. "BEYOOOOONDS FCイベント2018 ~冬の陣ZIN ~" (in Japanese). Suzuki Keita Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
    13. "【特別企画 #12】ひなフェス BEYOOOOONDS LIVE /「LOVEペディア」小田さくらボーカルREC / 島倉りかと電話!/ tiny play back MC:山﨑夢羽" (in Japanese). ハロ!ステ 2020-07-08.
    14. Top Yell NEO 2018 SUMMER magazine special issue.
    15. Hello Dream. Episode 17.

    External Links[]

    BEYOOOOONDS
    Members
    CHICA#TETSU Ichioka Reina (Leader)Shimakura RikaNishida ShioriEguchi Saya
    Ame no Mori
    Kawa Umi
    Takase Kurumi (Leader)Maeda KokoroYamazaki YuhaneOkamura MinamiKiyono Momohime
    SeasoningS Hirai Miyo (Leader)Kobayashi HonokaSatoyoshi Utano
    Discography

    Major Singles 1. Megane no Otoko no Ko / Nippon no D・N・A! / Go Waist • 2. Gekikara LOVE / Now Now Ningen / Konna Hazu ja Nakatta!
    Other Singles Collaborations: YEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki
    Albums 1. BEYOOOOOND1St
    Concerts & Events

    Concerts

    Winter Tours: 2019
    Spring Tours: 2020

    Other Concerts & Events

    Hello! Project Concerts

    Winter Tours: 20192020
    Summer Tours: 201820192020
    Hina Fes: 20192020
    Hallo! Fes: 2018
    COUNTDOWN PARTY: 20182019
    Other Concerts: Hello! Project 2020 ~The Ballad~

    Units & Other Acts
    Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei
    Hello Pro Kenshuusei
    Members
    25th Generation Yonemura Kirara
    27th Generation Nakayama Natsume
    28th Generation Kubota NanamiMatsubara Yulia
    29th Generation Saito MadokaOnoda Karin
    30th Generation

    Hiromoto RuriHashida HonokaNishizaki MikuHirayama YukiKitahara MomoMurakoshi AyanaUemura Hasumi

    31st Generation

    Ishiyama Sakura

    Former Members
    1st Generation Korenaga MikiKawashima MiyukiOkada YuiNoto ArisaMorozuka KanamiAoki ErinaTanaka AnriOse KaedeSengoku MinamiSawada YuriMuto MikaHashida MireiFurukawa KonatsuHashimoto AinaOoyanagi MahoAkiyama YurikaOkada Robin ShokoArihara KannaGoto YukiSainen MiaMori SakiYutoku AyumiKitahara SayakaWada AyakaMaeda YuukaFukuda KanonSaho AkariOkai AsunaSekine AzusaOgawa SakiMaeda IroriArai Manami
    2nd Generation Mano ErinaOgura ManamiKomine Momoka
    Transfer Student Linlin
    3rd Generation Kikkawa Yuu
    4th Generation Fukumura MizukiKaneko RieTakeuchi Akari
    5th Generation Miyamoto Karin
    6th Generation Sezaki AzusaSato Ayano
    7th Generation Hirano TomomiKatsuta Rina
    8th Generation Takagi Sayuki
    9th Generation Tanabe Nanami
    10th Generation Kizawa RunaNagasawa WakanaKudo Haruka
    11th Generation Yoshihashi KurumiHamaura AyanoTaguchi Natsumi
    12th Generation Otsuka AinaMogi MinamiOgawa Rena
    13th Generation Yamaga KanaeOda Sakura
    14th Generation Kosuga FuyukaUemura Akari
    15th Generation Okamura RiseMurota Mizuki
    16th Generation Yamagishi RikoNomura Minami
    17th Generation Kanazawa TomokoIchioka ReinaKaga KaedeKishimoto YumenoMakino MariaWada Sakurako
    18th Generation Sasaki Rikako
    19th Generation Tanaka KarenInaba ManakaMikame KanaFujii RioMashiro KanaInoue Hikaru
    20th Generation Yamaki RisaYokogawa YumeiNiinuma KisoraOura HironaDambara RuruHaga AkaneFunaki Musubu
    21st Generation Aikawa MahoTakemura MiuSaito Kana
    22nd Generation Hashimoto NagisaHorie KizukiShimano MomokoOgata RisaHirose AyakaTanimoto AmiInoue ReiAsakura KikiOnoda Saori
    23rd Generation Takase Kurumi
    24th Generation Ono MizuhoNakano RionYanagawa NanamiMaeda KokoroAkiyama MaoKanatsu MizukiKasahara MomonaOkamoto Honoka
    25th Generation Noguchi KurumiOno KotomiKodama SakikoKiyono Momohime
    26th Generation Kawamura AyanoYokoyama ReinaYoshida MarieNishida ShioriYamazaki YuhaneHashisako Rin
    27th Generation Shimakura RikaHibi MarinaEguchi SayaDoi RenaOkamura MinamiMatsunaga RiaiYamada Ichigo
    28th Generation Hashimoto MomokoGoto SayakaTamenaga ShionShutto AnnaKanemitsu Ruru
    29th Generation Kusunoki Mei
    30th Generation

    Ebata KisakiYofu Runo

    31st Generation

    Arisawa Ichika

    Discography
    Indies Singles 1. Kanojo ni Naritai!!! • 2. Ten Made Nobore! • 3. Oheso no Kuni Kara Konnichiwa / Ten Made Nobore! (DVD single)
    Soundtrack Singles Karen na Gasshoudan
    Campaign Singles Sora ga AruMottainai Baasan Ondo
    Albums 1. ① Let's say "Hello!" • 2. Rainbow×2
    Concerts & Events
    Shinjin Kouen Concerts

    2007: MayAugustNovember
    2008: MarchJuneSeptemberNovember
    2009: AprilJuneSeptemberNovember
    2010: MarchJuneSeptemberNovember

    Happyoukai Concerts

    2011: September
    2012: MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2013: MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2014: February/MarchJuneSeptemberNovember/December
    2015: MarchJuneSeptemberNovember/December
    2016: February/MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2017: MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2018: MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2019: MarchJuneSeptemberDecember
    2020: MarchSeptemberDecember
    2021: MarchJune
    Test Events: 201320142015201620172018201920202021

    Other Concerts 2010nen Hello Pro Egg Norimen Live 2gatsu2021 Hatsu Tandoku Live ~Episode Zero~Hello Pro Kenshuusei Unit 2021 ~LIVE AT THE BOTTOM LINE~
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    (within UP-FRONT)
    THE PossibleMano ErinaS/mileageKikkawa YuuUp Up Girls (Kakko Kari)Juice=JuiceKobushi FactoryTsubaki FactoryBEYOOOOONDS
    Associated Acts v-u-denLittle Gatas℃-uteMix GatasMorning MusumeOngaku GatasGatas Brilhantes H.P.MilkyWayHigh-KingAa!Shin MinimoniReborn ElevenJurinCountry Girls
    Related Acts Up-Front EggNICE GIRL Project! KenshuuseiHello Pro Kansai KenshuuseiHello Pro Korea KenshuuseiHello Pro Kenshuusei Hokkaido