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Yofu Runo (豫風瑠乃) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member of Tsubaki Factory and a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.


Yofu Runo, August 2021

Yofu Runo, April 2021

Yofu Runo, December 2020

Yofu Runo, June 2020

Yofu Runo, March 2020

Yofu Runo, December 2019

Yofu Runo, September 2019

Early Life[]

Yofu Runo was born on December 20, 2007 in Osaka, Japan.


Yofu participated in Morning Musume '19 LOVE Audition, but failed.

On August 2, it was announced that Yofu had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside eight other girls. They were introduced on September 8 at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 9gatsu ~Kirameki~.[1]


On April 20, she participated in a ENPLEX × Hello! Project Nagoya Teiki Event with Yonemura Kirara, Saito Madoka, and Hiromoto Ruli.

On May 29, Yofu won the best performance award with a total of 1079 fan votes for her performance of "Kono Sekai wa Suteta mon ja nai" at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~.

On July 7, Yofu was announced as a new member of Tsubaki Factory alongside the Hello! Project "Juice=Juice" "Tsubaki Factory" Goudou Shin Member Audition winners Kasai Yuumi, Yagi Shiori and Fukuda Marine.[2]

Personal Life[]

Yofu has a younger sister. She has a pet hamster named 'Mossan'(もっさん) and a French bulldog named 'Booby'(ブービー).[3]

Yofu was in her last year of elementary school when she initially joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei in August 2019. As of April 2021, Yofu is currently in her second year of middle school.

The following list are notable friendships Yofu Runo has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Yofu Runo:

  • Runo (るの): One of her nicknames as a Tsubaki Factory member.
  • Runo-chan (るのちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.
  • Yofu-chan (よふうちゃん): One of her nicknames as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.


  • Hobbies: Music appreciation, karaoke
  • Favorite Music Genre: J-pop
  • Favorite Sport: Snowboard
  • Least Favorite Food: bitter gyoza (previously bitter melon)
  • Favorite Color: Purple, Yellow
  • Motto: Nana korobi ya oki (七転び八起き; Fall seven times, rise eight)
  • Favorite Tsubaki Factory Song: Teion Yakedo
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: "Otome Pasta ni Kandou"
  • Looks Up To: Takagi Sayuki[4], Akiyama Mao, Yokoyama Reina

  • Works[]

    TV Programs[]



    • Her surname Yofu (豫風) is incredibly rare with only 10 individuals in Japan sharing the same surname.[5]
    • Since she was a child, Runo's father showed her Morning Musume and that is why she auditioned.
    • She likes Unicorns.[6]
    • She would like to visit Korea.[7]
    • Her favorite movie is "Ano Yuki".[8]
    • She loves making homemade sweets like meringue cookies.[9]
    • She admires Takagi Sayuki's high voice fakes.[10]
    • Her favorite drink is water.
    • Her favorite food is Gyouza.
    • When her member color was announced, she misheard "mustard" as "custard".
    • She loves stage plays.
    • She loves to sing karaoke at home.
    • She likes Vocaloid songs.
    • She loves reading Manga. Her favorite titles are Kimetsu no Yaiba, Honey Lemon Soda, Tokyo Revengers, Fruits Basket and Shingeki no Kyoujin.
    • She loves watching Anime.
    • Her favorite Sanrio character is Cinnamoroll, while her little sister's favorite is Pochacco.

    See Also[]

    Honorary Titles[]

    Honorary Titles
    Preceded by
    Akiyama Mao
    Youngest member of Tsubaki Factory
    July 7, 2021 – Present
    Succeeded by
    Preceded by
    Matsumoto Wakana
    Youngest member of Hello! Project
    July 7, 2021 – Present
    Succeeded by


    1. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバー加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-08-02.
    2. "「Juice=Juice」「つばきファクトリー」 新メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2021-07-07.
    3. Yofu Runo. "我が家のpet 豫風瑠乃" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2021-08-19.
    4. Hello Dream. Episode 8.
    5. "Yofuu at the Japanese surnames etymology dictionary"
    6. "Hello Pro Kenshuusei no Tadaima Radio Benkyouchuu!!" #04 1.26.20
    7. "Hello Pro Kenshuusei no Tadaima Radio Benkyouchuu!!" #04 1.26.20
    8. "Hello Pro Kenshuusei no Tadaima Radio Benkyouchuu!!" #04 1.26.20
    9. Hello Dream. Episode 7.
    10. Hello Dream. Episode 8.

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