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Tanaka Anri (田中杏里) is a former member of Hello Pro Egg under Hello! Project. She joined in 2004 as a member of Hello Pro Egg through the auditions held.

In late 2010, Tanaka withdrew from Hello Pro Egg.


Tanaka Anri, 2013

Tanaka Anri, March 2010

Tanaka Anri, April 2009

Tanaka Anri, June 2008

Tanaka Anri, 2008

Tanaka Anri, August 2007

Tanaka Anri, April 2007


In 2002, Tanaka was a member of the entertainment agency Moon The Child.


Tanaka Anri joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Egg in June 2004 when she passed the auditions alongside twenty-nine other girls. The aim of the group was to prepare the young girls for their debut into the world of entertainment, as such Tanaka received free dance and vocal training alongside the other Eggs.

In September 2004, Tanaka became a futsal trainee alongside Kawashima Miyuki, Korenaga Miki, and Muto Mika. A month later, she and Muto Mika became members of Gatas Youth

In November she participated in the 2004 Osaka and Tokyo Hello! Project Sports Festival.


Tanaka continued her training and performed as a backing dancer along with the other Eggs during Hello! Project concerts. In 2006 she once again participated in the Hello! Project 2006 Sports Festival.

When Mix Gatas was formed in August, it was revealed that Tanaka Anri had left Little Gatas due to academic commitments. From then on, her activities as a Hello Pro Egg member were limited, but she still attended lessons.


She, along with all of the members of Hello Pro Egg, officially debuted in concert- in the Shinjin Kouen concert series.


In April, she entered Tokyo Woman's Christian University, where she majored in English Literature and Culture. That same year, she withdrew from Hello Pro Egg. Her last performance as a member was on June 5, 2010 at the 2010 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 6gatsu ~Yokohama HOP!~.


On November 25, 2011 it was announced that Tanaka would be joining the talent agency “Macbee Pro”, The agency is co-produced by the makers of the Bijin Tenkei app.


On May 18, it was announced that she graduated from Macbee Pro.

On October 20, she auditioned for Saitama Gotoji Idol Project.


  • Specialty: Running, Cooking
  • Dislikes: Snakes
  • Favorite Food: Cherries
  • Least Favorite Food: Eggplant
  • Looks Up To: Matsuura Aya

  • Works[]


    • [2008.05.25] Hello Pro Egg Delivery Station! 04 (ハロプロエッグデリバリーステーション!04)
    • [2005.??.??] Hello! Project 2005 Winter All Stars Dairanbu


    • [2003] Mogu Mogu GOMBO (モグモグGOMBO)


    • [2004.??.??] 2004 Osaka and Tokyo Hello! Project Sports Festival