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Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai
ともいき・木を植えたい
General Information

Origin

Japan

Genre

Japanese Pop

Years active

2005-present

Associated acts

Hello! Pro Kenshuusei

Current Members

Kaneko Rie

Graduated Members

Arihara Kanna (2005-2006)
Ohse Kaede (2005-2006)
Yutoku Ayumi (2007)
Maeda Yuuka (2005-2009)
Noto Arisa (2005-2009)
Sainen Mia
Maeda Irori
Okai Asuna
Sengoku Minami
Kikkawa Yuu
Fukumura Mizuki
Mori Saki (2006-2011)
Furukawa Konatsu (2005-2011)
Arai Manami
Sato Ayano
Kitahara Sayaka
Saho Akari (2007-2011)
Katsuta Rina
Sano Kaori (2009)

Website

Official Website

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Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai (ともいき・木を植えたい; We Want to Plant Trees) was a Hello! Project unit made up of members of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei. It belongs to “Hand in Hand” tree-planting support squad, which is a part of NPO corporation: Plant A Tree- Plant Love.

Members

Current Members

Former Members

History

2005

On October 2005, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai debuted at Morning Musume’s environmental Culture Festival 2005, in support of a foundation for ecology, Plant a Tree.

2006

In January 2006, Arihara Kanna graduated and was replaced by Mori Saki.

In March 2006, The official Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai blog was opened.

In July 2006, The HAND IN HAND support song “Minna no ki” sung by Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai was announced.

In September 2006, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai limited their single, Minna no Ki, distributing only to sites of Hello! Project and the ecological foundation Plant a Tree in favor of the funding various activities related to ecology.

On August 22, 2006, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai went to do tree-planting and other activities at PLANT A TREE farm and herb garden in Yamanashiken.

In September 2006, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai performed “Minna no ki” at Morning Musume’s environmental Culture Festival 2006 and were back-up dancers to Morning Musume’s Kusumi Koharu. 500 copies of “Minna no ki” were on sale at the event

On September 23, 2006, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai participated in activities at Atore Meguru in Tokyo

On Septemeber 30 2006, Maeda Yuuka, Mori Saki, and Ohse Kaede participated in primary school activities in Shinagawaku.

On 30 September 2006, Ohse Kaede graduated to join THE Possible.

2007

On January 10, 2007, It was announced that Yutoku Ayumi would replace Ohse Kaede.

In 2007, Noto Arisa joined Ongaku Gatas and her activities in the group were limited.

In October 2007, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai appeared at Morning Musume’s environmental Culture Festival 2007.

On November 30, 2007, Yutoku Ayumi graduated from Hello! Project.

On December 11 2007, Saho Akari replaced Yutoku Ayumi.

2008

Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai became inactive since a tree planting event at a PLANT A TREE farm.

2009

In April 2009, Maeda Yuuka left the group to join S/mileage.

In September 2009, Noto Arisa graduated from Hello! Project, therefore leaving the group.

2011

Mori Saki, Saho Akari, and Furukawa Konatsu graduated from Hello! Pro Kenshuusei to join Up Up Girls.

Trivia

  • Some say they aren't an official group, as they haven't had a major release and aren't mentioned on the Hello! Project website.
  • Fukumura Mizuki was a trainee for this group.

Discography

Singles

Compilation Albums

DVDs

External Links

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