Takemura Miu (竹村未羽) is a Japanese pop singer as a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project. She was introduced on May 4, 2014 at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event and withdrew on March 24, 2016. Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of the local idol group Mon Soleil 415 under the name Kanda Miu (神田みう).
After graduating from Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she joined the idol group Rizm☆Attention under Honey Yell Promotion at the end of 2018. On July 9, 2019, it was announced that she had graduated from the group.
As of March 2020, she's currently working as cast member at the Nagoya based cafe CCcafe&bar under the name Miu (みう).
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Takemura Miu was born on April 28, 2001 in Gifu, Japan.
2012-2013[edit | edit source]
In 2012, she joined the idol group Mon Soleil 415 under the name Kanda Miu. On June 30, 2013 she participated in her last live as a member of Mon Soleil 415 and graduated from the group a day later on July 1, 2013.
2014[edit | edit source]
On May 4, Takemura was officially introduced as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ alongside Aikawa Maho and Saito Kana.
On June 11, an introduction video of Takemura was uploaded to the Hello Pro Kenshuusei YouTube channel.
2015[edit | edit source]
From October 17 to November 28, Takemura participated in the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2015 Aki ~℃an't STOP!!~ as part of the opening act.
2016[edit | edit source]
On March 24, it was announced that Takemura had ended her Hello Pro Kenshuusei training. In June, she began training with Legend Artist Promotion in hopes of becoming a singer.
2018[edit | edit source]
On December 25, Takemura joined the indie idol group Rizm☆Attention which debuted on February 9.
2019[edit | edit source]
On July 9, it was announced that Takemura, along with three other members, had graduated from Rizm☆Attention.
2020[edit | edit source]
In March, Takemura started working at the Nagoya based cafe CCcafe&bar as a cast member under the name Miu.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
When Takemura joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a first middle school student.
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Takemura Miu:
- Myuu (みゅー): Official nickname, given her since Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Takemura Miu (竹村未羽)
- Nickname: Myuu (みゅー)
- Birthdate: April 28, 2001
- Birthplace: Gifu, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 158 cm (5 ft 2.2 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Taurus
- Eastern Zodiac: Snake
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2014-05-04: Hello Pro Kenshuusei member
- 2016-03-24: Left
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
- 2014-05-04: Member
- 2016-03-24: Left
- Rizm☆Attention Color: Red
- Hello! Project groups:
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei (2014–2016)
- Other groups:
- Mon Soleil 415 (2012–2013)
- Rizm☆Attention (2018–2019)
Discography Featured In[edit | edit source]
Singles[edit | edit source]
- Mon Soliel 415
- [2013.05.03] Koi
- [2019.02.09] LikeLikeLove
Albums[edit | edit source]
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei
- [2015.02.18] ① Let's say "Hello!"
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Her dream is to become an actress who does both drama and stage plays.
- She was the third Hello Pro Kenshuusei member who came from a non-H!P idol group.
- Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Onoda Saori.
- Her favorite music genre is hip hop.
See Also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Official Profile (archived)
- Mon Soleil 415 blog (inactive)
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei blogs: September 2014 (not tagged), November/December 2014, February/March 2015, 2015 Test, May/June 2015, Tour blog