Tanimoto Ami (谷本安美) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of Tsubaki Factory. She was introduced as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei during the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~11gatsu・12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Tsubaki Factory, September 2020

Tanimoto Ami, January 2020

Tanimoto Ami, February 2019

Tanimoto Ami, November 2018

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Tanimoto Ami, February 2018

Tanimoto Ami, July 2017

Tanimoto Ami, February 2017

Tanimoto Ami, September 2016

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Tanimoto Ami, January 2016

Tanimoto Ami, May 2015

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Tanimoto Ami was born on November 16, 1999 in Hokkaido, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed.

2014[edit | edit source]

In summer 2014, Tanimoto participated in the Morning Musume '14 <Golden> Audition!, made it to the finals, but failed to enter the group.[1]

In November, Tanimoto joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei. She was formally introduced during the November / December recital on November 29 alongside Hashimoto Nagisa, Horie Kizuki, Ogata Risa, Shimano Momoko, Hirose Ayaka, Asakura Kiki, Inoue Rei and Onoda Saori.

2015[edit | edit source]

On April 29, it was announced that Tanimoto would debut in a new unit named Tsubaki Factory alongside Yamagishi Riko, Kishimoto Yumeno, Niinuma Kisora, Asakura Kiki and Ogata Risa.

During the Hello! Project 2015 SUMMER concert tour, Tanimoto injured her foot. Her injury took 3 weeks to recover, she had to be out of the group to heal until she could return.

2017[edit | edit source]

On November 16, Tanimoto celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled Tsubaki Factory Tanimoto Ami Birthday Event 2017, which featured two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.

2018[edit | edit source]

On November 19, Tanimoto celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled Tsubaki Factory Tanimoto Ami Birthday Event 2018, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.

2019[edit | edit source]

On November 18, she celebrated her 20th birthday at a fanclub event titled Tsubaki Factory Tanimoto Ami Birthday Event 2019, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.

2020[edit | edit source]

On May 14, she opened up an official Instagram account.[2]

On November 16, she released her first photobook, Am1.[3]

On November 17, she celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Tsubaki Factory Tanimoto Ami Birthday Event 2020, featuring two shows at Square Ebara Hiratsuka Hall.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

She has an older sister.[4]

When Tanimoto joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei in November 2014, she was a third year middle school student. She graduated from high school in March 2018.

The following list are notable friendships Tanimoto Ami has acquired:

Tanimoto's given name, Ami, consists of the kanji meaning "peace" (安; a) and "beauty" (美; mi). Her father chose it after being told by someone in a dream to "give her the name Ami".[5]

The following are a list of nicknames used to refer to Tamimoto:

  • Anmii (あんみぃー): Given and used by her friends.[6]
  • Mii (みぃ), also spelt as Me: Self-given nickname used to refer to herself.[6] Based on the pronoun "me".

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Specialty: Able to sleep anywhere
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, watching concert DVDs really loudly in a dark room, observing people, movie appreciation
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop
  • Favorite Food: Seedless grapes
  • Favorite Colors: White, black, pink, yellow, yellow-green, and light blue
  • Favorite Sports: Soccer, basketball
  • Charm Point: Her three beauty marks under her eyes
  • Motto: Ichigo ichie (一期一会; One time, One meeting)
  • Favorite Tsubaki Factory Song: Teion Yakedo
  • Favorite Hello! Project Songs: "Yokaze no Message", "Urayanjau", "Suki na Senpai", "aMa no Jaku", "Gamusha LIFE"
  • Looks Up To: Suzuki Airi, Makino Maria, Uemura Akari

Discography[edit | edit source]

See also: List:Tanimoto Ami Discography Featured In

Solo Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]

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Fanclub DVDs[edit | edit source]

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Publications[edit | edit source]

See also: List:Tanimoto Ami Publications Featured In

Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]

  • [2020.11.16] Am1

Works[edit | edit source]

Theater[edit | edit source]

Thank You Very BerryKizetsu Suru Hodo Aishiteru!Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 Gaiden ~Tasogare no Kamen~

TV Programs[edit | edit source]

Internet[edit | edit source]

Music Videos[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If she had super-powers, she'd stop time.
  • Her future goal is to do work outside of being an idol to become known by many people.
  • She has stated during an interview that she wants to go to Los Angeles. She also would like to discover Germany with all the castles.
  • She likes K-pop and is especially a fan of the Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE.[7] Her favorite member is Kim Minju.[8] When Tsubaki Factory appeared on Utacon on July 16, 2019, she was able to meet IZ*ONE in person for the first time and received a signed CD of their Japanese single "Buenos Aires".[9]
  • Her second favorite IZ*ONE member is Kang Hye Won.[10]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "モー娘。'14新曲REC Ver.&オーディション、℃-uteツアー、浜浦ヘアアレンジby生田 MC:矢島舞美・岡井千聖【ハロ!ステ#88】" (at 31:20). Hello! Project Station. Air Date: 2015-10-15.
  2. "ハロー!プロジェクトメンバーオフィシャルInstagramスタート!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-05-14.
  3. "谷本安美(つばきファクトリー)ファースト写真集「Am1」発売決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2020-10-05.
  4. Hello! Q&A. 2018-01-20. (Translation by Ro-kun).
  5. "つばきファクトリー谷本安美が“20問20答”でハロプロ愛を語る!【ハロプロ誕生20周年記念連載】" (in Japanese). The Television. 2018-03-12.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Tanimoto Ami. "初めましててて!!!!谷本安美" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2015-05-16.
  7. Tanimoto Ami. "(´꒳`)。谷本安美" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2018-12-06.
  8. Tanimoto Ami. "(●´∀`)ノ+゜*。゜。谷本安美" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2019-01-26.
  9. Tanimoto Ami. "66。谷本安美" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2019-07-16.
  10. https://twitter.com/fujii_itsuki/status/1277531291705937921

External Links[edit | edit source]

Tsubaki Factory
Members
Current Members Yamagishi Riko (Leader)Niinuma KisoraTanimoto AmiKishimoto YumenoAsakura KikiOno MizuhoOnoda SaoriAkiyama Mao
Former Members Ogata Risa (Sub-leader)
Discography

Singles

Indies: 1. Seishun Manmannaka! • 2. Kedakaku Sakihokore! • 3. Hitorijime / Watashi ga Obasan ni Natte mo
Major: 1. Hatsukoi Sunrise / Just Try! / Uruwashi no Camellia • 2. Shuukatsu Sensation / Waratte / Hana Moyou • 3. Teion Yakedo / Shunrenka / I Need You ~Yozora no Kanransha~ • 4. Date no Hi wa Nido Kurai Shower Shite Dekaketai / Junjou cm / Kon'ya Dake Ukaretakatta • 5. Sankaime no Date Shinwa / Fuwari, Koi Dokei • 6. Ishiki Takai Otome no Dilemma / Dakishimerarete Mitai • 7. Dansha-ISM / Ima Nanji?

Other Singles

Collaborations: Hyokkori HyoutanjimaYEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki

Digital Songs Nineteen no Shinkirou ('19 Summer Ver.)
Albums

Studio Albums: 1. first bloom • 2. 2nd STEP
Mini Albums: Tsubaki Factory SOUND + VISION Vol.1
Soundtracks: Engeki Joshibu Musical "Thank You Very Berry" Original Soundtrack

Concerts & Events

Concerts

Spring Tours: 201820192020
Fall Tours: 20182019
One-Day: Tsubaki Factory One-Man LIVE ~First Blossom~

Joint Concerts

2015: New Fes! 2015 (with Country Girls and Kobushi Factory)New Fes! II (with Kobushi Factory)
2018: Premium Live 2018 Haru "KOBO" (with Kobushi Factory)

Other Concerts & Events

Hello! Project Concerts

Summer Tours: 201520162017201820192020
Winter Tours: 20162017201820192020
Hina Fes: 20162017201820192020
Hallo! Fes: 2018
COUNTDOWN PARTY: 20152016201720182019
Other Concerts: Hello! Project 2020 ~The Ballad~

Units & Other Acts
Associated Acts Hello Pro KenshuuseiNICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei
Hello Pro Kenshuusei
Members
25th Generation Yonemura Kirara
27th Generation Yamada IchigoNakayama Natsume
28th Generation Kubota NanamiMatsubara Yulia
29th Generation Saito MadokaOnoda Karin
30th Generation

Hiromoto RuriHashida HonokaNishizaki MikuHirayama YukiKitahara MomoEbata KisakiYofuu RunoMurakoshi AyanaUemura Hasumi

31st Generation

Arisawa IchikaIshiyama 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 Riai
28th Generation Hashimoto MomokoGoto SayakaTamenaga ShionShutto AnnaKanemitsu Ruru
29th Generation Kusunoki Mei
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: March
Test Events: 201320142015201620172018201920202021

Other Concerts 2010nen Hello Pro Egg Norimen Live 2gatsu2021 Hatsu Tandoku Live ~Episode Zero~
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
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