Graduated Members

1st Generation: 1997

YUKO NAKAZAWA
Yu-chan

Birthday:June 19, 1973
Birthplace:Kyoto, Japan
Subgroups:Shirogumi, Akagumi 4, H!P All Stars, Puripuri Pink
Leader:1997-2001
Graduated:April 2001

KAORI IIDA
Kaorin, Johnson

Birthday:August 8, 1981
Birthplace:Hokkaido, Japan
Subgroups:Tanpopo, Aoiro 7, 10nin Matsuri, Odoru 11, 11 Water, Otome Gumi, H!P All Stars, Puripuri Pink
Co-Leader:2001-2003 (with Yasuda Kei)
Leader:2003-2005
Graduated:January 30, 2005

NATSUMI ABE
Nacchi

Birthday:August 10, 1981
Birthplace:Hokkaido, Japan
Subgroups:Nochiura Natsumi, Sakura Gumi, Kiiro 5, 10nin Matsuri, Odoru 11, SALT5, H!P All Stars, DEF DIVA
Graduated:January 25, 2004

AYA ISHIGURO
Ayappe

Birthday:May 12, 1978
Birthplace:Hokkaido, Japan
Subgroups:Tanpopo
Graduated:January 7, 2000

ASUKA FUKUDA
Asukacchi

Birthday:Dec 12, 1984
Birthplace:Tokyo, Japan
Graduated:April 1999

2nd Generation: 1998

MARI YAGUCHI
Marippe, Yaguchan

Birthday:January 20, 1983
Birthplace:Kanagawa, Japan
Subgroups:Tanpopo, Mini Moni, Aoiro 7, 7nin Matsuri, Sexy 8, 11 Water, ZYX, ROMANS, Sakura Gumi
Leader:2005
Retired:April 14, 2005

KEI YASUDA
Kei-chan

Birthday:Dec 6, 1980
Birthplace:Chiba, Japan
Subgroups:Pucchi Moni, Shirogumi, Kiiro 5, 10nin Matsuri, Odoru 11, H!P All Stars, Puripuri Pink
Co-Leader:2001-2003 (with Iida Kaori)
Graduated:May 2003

SAYAKA ICHII
Sayarin

Birthday:Dec 31, 1983
Birthplace:Chiba, Japan
Subgroups:Pucchi Moni, Aoiro 7
Graduated:May 21, 2000

3rd Generation: 1999

MAKI GOTO
Gottchan, Gomaki

Birthday:September 23, 1985
Birthplace:Tokyo, Japan
Subgroups:Gomattou, Nochiura Natsumi, Pucchi Moni, Akagumi 4, 7nin Matsuri, Sexy 8, H!P All Stars, DEF DIVA
Graduated:September 2002

4th Generation: 2000

NOZOMI TSUJI
Nono, Non-chan

Birthday:June 17, 1987
Birthplace:Tokyo, Japan
Subgroups:Otome Gumi, Mini Moni, 10nin Matsuri, Odoru 11, 11WATER, H!P All Stars
Graduated:August 1, 2004

AI KAGO
Aibon, Kago-chan

Birthday:February 7, 1988
Birthplace:Nara, Japan
Subgroups:Sakura Gumi, Tanpopo, Minimoni, 3nin Matsuri, Happy 7, SALT5, H!P All Stars
Graduated:August 1, 2004

RIKA ISHIKAWA
Charmy, Rikacchi

Birthday:January 19, 1985
Birthplace:Kanagawa, Japan
Subgroups:Biyuuden, Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika, ROMANS, Tanpopo, EcoMoni, Otome Gumi, Akagumi, Aoiro 7, 3nin Matsuri, Sexy 8, 7AIR, H!P All Stars, DEF DIVA
Graduated:May 7, 2005

HITOMI YOSHIZAWA
Yossi, Yocchan

Birthday:April 12, 1985
Birthplace:Saitama, Japan
Blood Type:O
Height:163 cm
Hobby:E-mailing, shopping
Fave food:Udon, soba and tomatoes
Subgroups:Pucchimoni, Sakura Gumi
Shuffle:Akagumi 4, 10nin Matsuri, Sexy 8, 11WATER, H!P All Stars
Leader:2005 - 2007
Graduated:May 6, 2007

5th Generation: 2001


ASAMI KONNO
Konkon

Birthday:May 7, 1987
Birthplace:Hokkaido, Japan
Blood Type:B
Height:156 cm
Hobby:Exercising, shopping, talking
Fave color:White and pink
Fave food:Cheese, sushi, meat, lasagna
Subgroups:Tanpopo, Country Musume ni Konno to Fujimoto, Sakura Gumi
Shuffle:Odoru 11, 11WATER, H!P All Stars
Graduated:July 23, 2006

MAKOTO OGAWA
Makko, Mako-chan

Birthday:October 29, 1987
Birthplace:Niigata, Japan
Blood Type:O
Hobby:Having a fun time with everyone
Fave color:Blue, pink, yellow, red, black
Subgroups:Petitmoni, Otome Gumi
Shuffle:Happy 7, SALT5, H!P All Stars
Graduated:August 27, 2006

TAKAHASHI AI
Ai-chan, Ai-chun, Ai-kyun, Lovely, Tettekete

Name:高橋愛
Birthday:September 14, 1986
Birthplace:Sakai, Fukui, Japan
Blood Type:A
Height:153 cm
Hobby:Classical ballet, stretching, shopping, watching plays
Food:Sauce Katsudon
Color:Pink, black, red
Saying:Dream.
Cherishes:The other members.
Image Song:Do it! Now
Other Units:Mini Moni, Sakuragumi, Happy 7, 7Air, H.P. All Stars, Elegies, High King
Leader:June 1, 2007 - September 30, 2011
Graduated:September 30, 2011

NIIGAKI RISA
Gaki-san, Mame, Sacchun, Risa, Nii-nii, MC GAKI

新垣里沙

Birthday: October 20, 1988
Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
Blood Type: B
Height: 156cm
Hobby: Nail art, talking a walk, going to Disneyland~ I go 4 times a month ♪
Special Skill: Hangul (Korean writing), organizing, texting on my cellphone without looking at the buttons, self-professed Disney expert
Food: Eihire (ray fin), Mickey waffle, unseasoned grilled conger eel, parfait
Color: Yellow-green, white
Cherishes: All the people who are influencing me right now.
Image Song: Shanimuni Paradise
Motto: Aketara shimeru!! Yama areba tani ari
If you open it, close it!! Where there are mountains, there are valleys.
Quote: Hibi, omoiyari yareru dake yaru!
Do what you can to be considerate every day!
Other Units: Tanpopo (2002), Happy 7 (2002), Morning Musume Sakuragumi (2003–2004), 7AIR (2003), H.P. All Stars (2004), Morning Musume Tanjou 10nen Kinentai (2007), Athena & Robikerottsu (2007–2008), ZYX-α (2009), Muten Musume (2010), Mobekimasu (2011), Reborn Eleven (2011)

6th Generation: 2003

MIKI FUJIMOTO
Mikitty, Mikitan

Birthday:February 26, 1985
Birthplace:Hokkaido, Japan
Blood Type:A
Height:156 cm
Hobby:Shopping
Fave color:Black and pink
Subgroups:Otome Gumi
Shuffle:Odoru 11, Gomattou, Country Musume, 11WATER, H!P All Stars, Sexy Otonajan
Leader:May 6, 2007 - June 1, 2007
Retired:June 1, 2007

KAMEI ERI
Kame, Kame-chan, Eririn, Eri

Name:亀井絵里
Birthday:December 23, 1988
Birthplace:Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
Blood Type:AB
Height:156 cm
Hobby:Shopping
Food:Umeboshi, chocolate
Color:White
Saying:なんとかなる! (Nantoka naru!)
We'll make it somehow!
Cherishes:All the people supporting me.
Image Song:Ai Araba IT'S ALL RIGHT
Other Units:Sakura Gumi, H!P All Stars
Graduated:December 15, 2010

MICHISHIGE SAYUMI
Sayumin, Sayu, Shige-san, Shige-pink, Oyakata

道重さゆみ

Birthday: July 13, 1989
Birthplace: Yamaguchi, Japan
Blood Type: A
Height: 156cm
Hobby: Collecting things (hair accessories, stickers, collectible toys, erasers), talking, listening to others
Special Skill: Braiding hair quickly
Food: My mother's homemade mentaiko spaghetti ♥♥, chocolate☆
Color: Pink ♥
Cherishes: The notes I received from my friends in Yamaguchi when I left for Tokyo.
Image Song: Aruiteru
Motto: Kuru mono kobamazu
Accept things that come.
Quote: Arigatou
Thank you
Other Units: Morning Musume Otomegumi (2003–2004), Ecomoni (2004–2007), H.P. All Stars (2004), Zoku v-u-den (2009), Muten Musume (2010), Mobekimasu (2011)

TANAKA REINA
Reina, Reina-chan, Tanakacchi

田中れいな

Birthday: November 11, 1989
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan
Blood Type: O
Height: 152.4cm
Hobby: People watching, watching all the TV shows I record
Special Skill: Having fun even with no sleep
Food: Cartilage, brocoli, enoki mushroom, chocolate
Color: Pink ♥
Cherishes: Family
Image Song: NATURE IS GOOD!
Motto: Jibun ga saretara iya na koto wa hito ni shinai!
Treat others the way you want to be treated!
Quote: Otsukareina!
Thank you for your hard work!
Other Units: Morning Musume Otomegumi (2003–2004), Aa! (2003), H.P. All Stars (2004), Elegies (2005), High-King (2008–2009), Muten Musume (2010), Mobekimasu (2011), Reborn Eleven (2011)

7th Generation: 2005

KUSUMI KOHARU
Koharin

Name:久住小春
Birthday:July 15, 1992
Birthplace:Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
Blood Type:A
Height:157 cm
Hobby:Getting a bamboo foot massage
Food:Natto
Color:Red!
Saying:Miracle!!!
Cherishes:Everything!! I think just about everything is precious to me!!
Image Song:Morning Musume no Hyokkori Hyoutanjima
Other Units:Morning Musume Tanjou 10 Nen Kinentai, Tsukishima Kirari starring Kusumi Koharu, Kira☆Pika, Milky Way
Graduated:December 6, 2009

8th Generation: 2007


MITSUI AIKA
Mittsi, Aika

光井愛佳

Birthday: January 12, 1993
Birthplace: Shiga, Japan
Blood Type: O
Height: 154.5cm
Hobby: Shopping☆, imagining how living on my own would be like while looking at pamphlets, talking to myself
Special Skill: Massage, keeping my room clean!!
Food: Umeboshi, strawberry, roast beef, kombu seaweed, dried cuttlefish
Color: Black, purple, gold
Image Song: Osaka Koi no Uta
Motto: Hakuna matata!! Kiraku ni ikou☆
No worries!! Let's take it easy☆
Quote: Tenka tenjou muteki☆
Invincible on heaven and earth☆
Other Units: Athena & Robikerottsu (2007–2008), Guardians 4 (2009–2010), Tanpopo# (2009), Muten Musume (2010), Mobekimasu (2011)

Li Chun
Jun Jun

Name:ジュンジュン
Birthday:February 11, 1988
Birthplace:Hunan, China
Hobby:Shopping
Food:Fruits
Color:Red, white
Saying:ありがとうございます (Arigatou gozaimasu)
Thank you very much
Cherishes:Family, friends
Image Song:Mikan
Graduated:December 15, 2010

Qian Lin
Lin Lin

Name:リンリン
Birthday:March 11, 1991
Birthplace:Hangzhou, China
Hobby:Singing, dancing
Food:Fruits, seafood, ice cream
Color:White, red, black
Saying:YEAH~!!
Cherishes:Family, friends
Image Song:Koko ni Iruzee!
Other Units:Hello! Project Eggs
Graduated:December 15, 2010

9th Generation: 2011


SAYASHI RIHO
Yasshii

鞘師里保

Birthday: May 28, 1998
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Blood Type: AB
Height: 152.5cm
Hobby: Listening to music, sleeping
Special Skill: Calligraphy, giving massages(^∇^)
Food: Peach, chicken wings, sushi, oysters
Color: Pink, white, black, yellow-green
Song: Nanchatte Renai
Motto: Keizoku wa chikara nari!!
What doesn't kill us only makes us stronger!!
Quote: Ichigo ichie
Once-in-a-lifetime encounter
Other Units: Mobekimasu (2011), Reborn Eleven (2011)

SUZUKI KANON
Zukki, Kanon

鈴木香音

Birthday: August 5, 1998
Birthplace: Aichi, Japan
Blood Type: B
Height: 153cm
Hobby: Karaoke
Special Skill: Eating a lot, imitating bugs
Food: Kalbi, cow intestines, miso soup, dried daikon
Color: Pink, amber, orange
Song: Shabondama, Kimagure Princess,
Onna to Otoko no Lullaby Game
Motto: Egao dai ichi!
Smiling is number one!
Quote: Nantoka naru sa^^
Things will somehow work out^^
Other Units: Mobekimasu (2011), Reborn Eleven (2011)