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Tamenaga Shion (為永幸音) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a 9th generation member of ANGERME. She is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei. Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was active as a Nagano local idol.

Biography[]

Tamenaga Shion, November 2020

Tamenaga Shion, June 2020

Tamenaga Shion, March 2020

Tamenaga Shion, December 2019

Tamenaga Shion, September 2019

Tamenaga Shion, June 2019

Tamenaga Shion, March 2019

Tamenaga Shion, August 2018

Tamenaga Shion, June 2018

Early Life[]

Tamenaga Shion was born on February 9, 2004 in Nagano, Japan.

2015-2016[]

In April 2015, Tamenaga joined the idol group Beem Idol School[2], and graduated from the group on November 22, 2015.[3]

In September 2015, Tamenaga made her acting debut in the Suguru Hi no Yamaneko film, portraying the childhood version of Tokiko.

On December 24, 2015 she joined the duo idol group ☆ARION☆, and stayed in the group until its disbandment on December 31, 2016. While in ☆ARION☆, she also began pursuing solo activities under the name OTO♡.

In 2016, Tamenaga participated in Morning Musume '16 Shinseiki Audition, but failed to pass the third round.

2017[]

On October 31, she ceased activities as OTO♡.[4]

Over the summer, Tamenaga participated in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition for a chance to join Hello! Project in commemoration of its 20th anniversary, and made it to the finals alongside seven others before it was ultimately decided that no one would pass the audition.[5]

Following the audition, Tamenaga accepted an invitation to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei.[6] She was introduced alongside six other finalists at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 12gatsu ~Conti→New!~ show on December 10.[7]

2018[]

On April 4, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 3~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Yonemura Kirara, Hashisako Rin and Shutto Anna.

2019[]

Tamenaga participated in the opening act and challenge act for the Morning Musume '19 Concert Tour Haru ~BEST WISHES!~.

2020[]

On July 26, Tamenaga won the judge's dance award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2020 ~Natsu no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Daite yo! PLEASE GO ON".[8]

On November 2, it was announced on ANGERME's YouTube Channel that Tamenaga had joined ANGERME as a 9th generation member, alongside Matsumoto Wakana and Kawana Rin. She and the rest of the 9th generation started performing with the group on December 9, at the ANGERME Concert 2020 ~Kishotenketsu~ Funaki Musubu Sotsugyou Special concert. [9]

Personal Life[]

When Tamenaga joined ANGERME, she was in the second year of high school. As of April 2021, she is currently attending her last year of high school.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Tamenaga Shion:

  • Tame-chan (ためちゃん): Used prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei and used by ANGERME members.
  • Tame (ため): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]
  • Shionnu (しおんぬ): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]
  • Shion-chan (しおんちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[1]

Profile[]

  • Name: Tamenaga Shion (為永幸音)
  • Former Stage Name: OTO♡
  • Nicknames: Tamechan (ためちゃん), Shion-chan (しおんちゃん), Shionnu (しおんぬ), Tame (ため)
  • Birthdate: February 9, 2004 (2004-02-09) (age 17)[10]
  • Birthplace: Nagano, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 153 cm (5 ft 0.2 in)?[1]
  • Western Zodiac: Aquarius.svg Aquarius
  • Eastern Zodiac: Monkey.png Monkey
  • Hello! Project Status:
  • UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
    • 2017-12-04: Member
  • ANGERME Member Color:
    • Pink Colorball.png Pink
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Other Groups:
    • Beem Idol School (2015)
    • ☆ARION☆ (2015-2016)

  • Special Skill: Drums, cooking rice
  • Hobbies: Power spot tours, drums
  • Charm Point: Her thin fingers
  • Favorite Music Genre: Jpop
  • Favorite Sports: Dance, long distance running, soccer, dodgeball
  • Favorite Food: Tarako spaghetti[1]
  • Favorite Color: Yellow[1]
  • Motto: Egao wa hito wo shiawase ni (笑顔は人を幸せにする; A smile makes people happy)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: Maji Desu ka Ska!, Shabondama, Nakenai ze・・・Kyoukan Sagi
  • Looks Up To: Makino Maria, Sayashi Riho[1], Kishimoto Yumeno [11]

  • Works[]

    TV Programs[]

    Internet[]

    Movies[]

    • [2015] Suguru Hi no Yamaneko

    Music Videos[]

    Trivia[]

    • She knows some tate (殺陣; a type of sword-based stage combat).
    • She and her grandfather are learning how to play the drums, and they practice on their home drum-set. 
    • She gives her grandfather drum lessons, and he jokes that his teacher (Shion) is scary.
    • She was an extra in Little Glee Monster's "Jinsei wa Ichidokiri" music video, as the girl wearing a blue shirt and red backpack.
    • She can't make up her mind on what to eat from the menu at a restaurant.
    • She loves cooking her own healthy meals like konnyaku and cream omurice.[12]
    • She is the first of the Hello Pro Kenshuusei 28th generation to debut in Hello! Project.
    • She loves black tea, and often buys black tea flavored sweets whenever she sees them.
    • Her favorite types of sweets are tea-based.
    • She wants to contribute to ANGERME and become a leader of the group.
    • She wants to be in charge of the dance club.

    See Also[]

    References[]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "【ハロ!ステ#284】ひなフェス2019!BEYOOOOONDS&カントリー・ガールズLIVE、ハロプロ研修生紹介Movie、こぶしファクトリー最新MV公開! MC:浅倉樹々&前田こころ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2019-4-10.
    2. "はじめまして☆彡" (in Japanese). Beem Idol School Official Blog. 2015-05-02.
    3. "みなさまへご報告" (in Japanese). Beem Idol School Official Blog. 2015-11-21.
    4. "感謝の気持ちを込めて…" (in Japanese). OTO Official Blog. 2017-10-31.
    5. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #1. AbemaTV. 2017-11-13.
    6. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #6. AbemaTV. 2017-12-04.
    7. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-12-11.
    8. http://www.helloproject.com/news/12197/
    9. "アンジュルム 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-11-02.
    10. "13回目の「ママありがとうの日」" (in Japanese). OTO Official Blog. 2017-02-09.
    11. BLT magazine January 2021 issue.
    12. Hello Dream. Episode 7.

    External Links[]

    S/mileage / ANGERME
    Members
    2nd Generation Takeuchi Akari (Leader)
    3rd Generation

    Sasaki Rikako

    4th Generation

    Kamikokuryo Moe

    5th Generation

    Kasahara Momona

    6th Generation

    Kawamura Ayano (Sub-leader)

    7th Generation

    Ise Layla

    8th Generation

    Hashisako Rin

    9th Generation

    Kawana RinTamenaga ShionMatsumoto Wakana

    Former Members
    1st Generation Wada AyakaMaeda YuukaFukuda KanonOgawa Saki
    2nd Generation Nakanishi KanaKatsuta RinaTamura Meimi
    Sub-Members: Kosuga Fuyuka
    3rd Generation Murota MizukiAikawa Maho
    6th Generation Funaki Musubu
    7th Generation Oota Haruka
    Discography
    Indie Singles 1. aMa no Jaku • 2. Asu wa Date na no ni, Imasugu Koe ga Kikitai • 3. Suki-chan • 4. Otona ni Narutte Muzukashii!!! • 5. SMILE FANTASY!
    Major Singles 1. Yumemiru Fifteen • 2. ○○ Ganbaranakutemo Eenende!! • 3. Onaji Jikyuu de Hataraku Tomodachi no Bijin Mama • 4. Short Cut • 5. Koi ni Booing Buu! • 6. Uchouten LOVE • 7. Tachiagirl • 8. Please Miniskirt Postwoman! • 9. Choto Mate Kudasai! • 10. Dot Bikini • 11. Suki yo, Junjou Hankouki. • 12. Samui ne. • 13. Tabidachi no Haru ga Kita • 14. Atarashii Watashi ni Nare! / Yattaruchan • 15. Ee ka!? / "Ii Yatsu" • 16. Mystery Night! / Eighteen Emotion • 17. Aa Susukino / Chikyuu wa Kyou mo Ai wo Hagukumu • 18. Taiki Bansei / Otome no Gyakushuu • 19. Nana Korobi Ya Oki / Gashin Shoutan / Mahou Tsukai Sally • 20. Desugita Kui wa Utarenai / Dondengaeshi / Watashi • 21. Tsugitsugi Zokuzoku / Itoshima Distance / Koi Nara Tokku ni Hajimatteru • 22. Umaku Ienai / Ai no Tame Kyou Made Shinka Shite Kita Ningen Ai no Tame Subete Taika Shite Kita Ningen / Wasurete Ageru • 23. Ai Sae Areba Nanni mo Iranai / Namida Iro no Ketsui / Majokko Megu-chan • 24. Nakenai ze・・・Kyoukan Sagi / Uraha=Lover / Kimi Dake ja nai sa...friends (2018 Acoustic Ver.) • 25. Tade Kuu Mushi mo Like it! / 46okunen LOVE • 26. Koi wa Accha Accha / Yumemita Fifteen • 27. Watashi wo Tsukuru no wa Watashi / Zenzen Okiagarenai SUNDAY • 28. Kagiriaru Moment / Mirror Mirror • 29. Hakkiri Shiyou ze / Oyogenai Mermaid / Aisare Route A or B?
    Other Singles

    DVD/Blu-ray: 1. Manner Mode / Kisokutadashiku Utsukushiku / Kimi Dake ja nai sa...friends
    Lilpri: 1. Little♡Princess☆Pri! • 2. Idolulu
    Collaborations: My School MarchMakeruna Wasshoi!Busu ni Naranai TetsugakuYEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki

    Albums

    Original: 1. Warugaki ① • 2. ② Smile Sensation • 3. Rinnetenshou ~ANGERME Past, Present & Future~
    Best: 1. S/mileage Best Album Kanzenban ① • 2. S/mileage / ANGERME SELECTION ALBUM "Taiki Bansei"
    Soundtracks: Engeki Joshibu Musical LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- Original Soundtrack

    Concerts & Events
    Concerts

    Winter Tours: 2020
    Spring Tours: 20142015 • 2016 (Live, Concert) • 2017 (Live, Concert) • 2018 (Live, Concert) • 2019 (Live, Concert) • 2020
    Summer Tours: 20152019
    Fall Tours: 20102011201220132014201520162017 • 2018 (Live, Concert)
    Overseas: 2018 (Paris, Asia) • 2019 (Mexico City)
    One-Day: 2011201420152017 • 2019 (Katsuta Rina Sotsugyou Special, Next Page) • 2020

    Events "S/mileage Best Album Kanzenban 1" Hatsubai Kinen Special ConcertS/mileage 2nd Original Album "2 Smile Sensation" Hatsubai Kinen Event
    Other Concerts & Events
    Joint Concerts

    Spring Tours: 2010 (with Mano Erina)2011 (with ℃-ute)
    Fall Tours: 2013 (with ℃-ute)
    Other: 2017 (with Up Up Girls (Kari))

    Hello! Project Concerts

    Summer Tours: 200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
    Winter Tours: 20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
    Hina Fes: 20132014201520162017201820192020
    Hallo! Fes: 2018
    COUNTDOWN PARTY: 2013201420152016201720182019
    Other: Hello! Project ☆ Festival 2011Hello! Project Yaon Premium Live ~Soto Fest~Berryz Koubou MatsuriHello! Project 2020 ~The Ballad~

    Units & Other Groups
    In-group Subunits Lilpri
    Other Related Units Hello Pro KenshuuseiShugo Chara Egg!Shin MinimoniHigh-KingZYX-αOha Girl MapleGanbarou Nippon Ai wa Katsu SingersHello! Project MobekimasuPeaberryHarvestHI-FINSato no AkariKamiishinaka KanaCountry Girls
    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~
    Units & Other Groups
    Sub-Units & Groups Tomoiki Ki wo UetaiShugo Chara Egg!Kashou EggHello Pro Kenshuusei Unit
    Debuted Acts
    (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