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Main article: Tanpopo

Members (altogether): 12

Generations: 4

This page consists of all members of the Hello! Project group Tanpopo (later revived as Tanpopo#).

After the group was disbanded, several of the members have performed live as Tanpopo on different occasions.

Former MembersEdit

Name Birthday Home
prefecture
Blood
type
Date Joined Date Left/Graduated Member Color Notes
Ishiguro Aya
(石黒彩)
May 12, 1978
(age 41)
Hokkaido A October 18, 1998 January 2000 N/A Also a 1st generation member of Morning Musume.
Iida Kaori
(飯田圭織)
August 8, 1981
(age 38)
Hokkaido A September, 2002 N/A Also a 1st generation member of Morning Musume.
Yaguchi Mari
(矢口真里)
January 20, 1983
(age 36)
Kanagawa A N/A Also a 2nd generation Morning Musume member.
Kago Ai
(加護亜依)
February 7, 1988
(age 32)
Nara AB June, 2000 N/A Also a 4th generation Morning Musume member.
Ishikawa Rika
(石川梨華)
January 19, 1985
(age 35)
Kanagawa A September, 2003 N/A Also a 4th generation Morning Musume member.
Konno Asami
(紺野あさ美)
May 7, 1987
(age 32)
Hokkaido B September, 2002 N/A Also a 5th generation Morning Musume member.
Niigaki Risa
(新垣里沙)
October 20, 1988
(age 31)
Kanagawa B N/A Also a 5th generation Morning Musume member.
Shibata Ayumi
(柴田あゆみ)
February 22, 1984
(age 35)
Kanagawa O N/A Also a member of Melon Kinenbi.
Tanpopo#
Kamei Eri
(亀井絵里)
December 23, 1988
(age 31)
Tokyo AB June 16, 2009 December 15, 2010 N/A Also a 5th generation Morning Musume member.
Mitsui Aika
(光井愛佳)
January 12, 1993
(age 27)
Shiga O January 23, 2011 N/A Also a 8th generation Morning Musume member.
Kumai Yurina
(熊井友理奈)
August 3, 1993
(age 26)
Kanagawa B N/A Also a member of Berryz Koubou.
Okai Chisato
(岡井千聖)
June 21, 1994
(age 25)
Saitama A N/A Also a member of ℃-ute.

All Member TenuresEdit

  1. Iida Kaori, Yaguchi Mari: 3 Years, 11 Months, 12 Days
  2. Kago Ai: 3 Years, 3 Months, 29 Days
  3. Ishikawa Rika: 2 Years, 3 Months, 29 Days
  4. Ishiguro Aya: 1 Year, 3 Months, 13 Days
  5. Shibata Ayumi, Konno Asami, Niigaki Risa: 1 Year, 0 Months, 29 Days

  1. Mitsui Aika, Kumai Yurina, Okai Chisato: 2 Years, 5 Months, 7 Days
  2. Kamei Eri: 1 Year, 5 Months, 29 Days

Members Single CountEdit

Generation Member Debut Single Last Single Single Count
1st Generation (1999) Ishiguro Aya Last Kiss Seinaru Kane ga Hibiku Yoru 4 Singles
Iida Kaori Oujisama to Yuki no Yoru 7 Singles
Yaguchi Mari
2nd Generation (2000) Ishikawa Rika Otome Pasta ni Kandou BE HAPPY Koi no Yajirobee 4 Singles
Kago Ai Oujisama to Yuki no Yoru 3 Singles
3rd Generation (2002) Konno Asami BE HAPPY Koi no Yajirobee BE HAPPY Koi no Yajirobee 1 Single
Niigaki Risa
Shibata Ayumi
Tanpopo#
4th Generation (2009) Kamei Eri 0 Singles
Mitsui Aika
Kumai Yurina
Okai Chisato

Members Line-UpsEdit

Date Member(s) Total Members Age Average Singles Released with Line-up
October 18, 1998
(Formation)
Group formation. Founding members include Ishiguro Aya, Iida Kaori, and Yaguchi Mari. 3 17.79-19.01 Last Kiss, Motto, Tanpopo (Single Version), Seinaru Kane ga Hibiku Yoru
January 7, 2000 Ishiguro Aya graduates. 2 17.69-18.09 None
June, 2000 Ishikawa Rika and Kago Ai join the group. 4 15.96-18.22 Otome Pasta ni Kandou, Koi wo Shichaimashita!, Oujisama to Yuki no Yoru
September, 2002 Iida Kaori, Yaguchi Mari and Kago Ai graduates. They're replaced by Konno Asami and Niigaki Risa, and Shibata Ayumi. 4 16.33-17.33 BE HAPPY Koi no Yajirobee
September, 2003 Group is put on hiatus.
Tanpopo#
June 16, 2009 Group is revived under the name Tanpopo# with new members Kamei Eri, Mitsui Aika, Kumai Yurina, Okai Chisato. 4 16.94-18.44 None
December 15th, 2010 Kamei Eri graduates from Hello! Project. 3 17.26-17.36 None
January 23, 2011 Unit becomes inactive.
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