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Iikubo Haruna

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Iikubo Haruna promoting "Furari Ginza / Jiyuu na Kuni Dakara" (2018)

Iikubo Haruna (飯窪春菜) is a Japanese pop singer and was an idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and part of Hello! Project. She was a tenth generation member and sub-leader of Morning Musume. She is the producer of virtual idol and vtuber Ni-na (ニ ー ナ).

Profile

  • Birth Name: Iikubo Haruna (飯窪春菜)
  • Nicknames: Harunan (はるなん), Honey
  • Date of Birth: November 7, 1994 (1994-11-07) (age 24)
  • Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 162cm
  • Hobbies: Shopping, reading
  • Specialties: Flower arrangement, making her stomache rumble, staring contests
  • Favorite Food: Ramen, chocolate, takoyaki, okonomiyaki
  • Favorite Color: Pink, black, red, orange, light blue
  • Looks Up To: Michishige Sayumi, Tsugunaga Momoko
  • Hello! Project groups:

History

Iikubo Haruna was selected from Morning Musume's 10th Generation audition to join the group on September 29, 2011, along with Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, and former Hello! Pro Egg Kudo Haruka.

The tenth generation made their official presentation on the same day they were announced as new members in the "Morning Musume Concert Tour Fall 2011 Ai Believe ~Takahashi Ai Graduation Memory Special~" concert, and they participated in a performance of the song "Tomo".

Through her blog Haruna announced her graduation from Morning Musume and Hello! Project on August 17, 2018. It would take place at the end of the Morning Musume'18 Concert Tour Aki~GET SET, GO!~ on December 16, 2018. She stated that she still had many things she wanted to challenge herself with in the entertainment world, using what she learned during her time in Morning Musume.

On December 15, 2018 at the first Morning Musume'18 Concert Tour Aki~GET SET, GO!~ Budokan performance, Haruna announced that she would be the producer of a virtual idol and youtuber (vtuber) named Ni-na (ニ ー ナ). Her first video was uploaded following the concert.

Discography

Digital Releases

Video Releases

Publications

Photobooks

Haruiro female

  • [2017.01.28] Haruiro (春色; Spring Colored)
  • [2018.05.12] female

Morning Musume 9・10ki 1st official Photo Book Alo Hello! Morning Musume 10ki Photobook Morning Musume 15th Anniversary Photobook ZERO

Works

Filmography

Films
TV Dramas
TV Programs
Anime
Commercials
Internet
Music Videos

Theater

Radio

Trivia

  • Her official Morning Musume image color is honey. Prior to the release of 13 Colorful Character, her image color was chocolate, and had cited a reason for her color change being that fans found it difficult to find or make brown penlights and glowsticks.
  • She and Fukumura Mizuki were appointed sub-leaders of Morning Musume on 22 May 2013, following Tanaka Reina's graduation.
  • Prior to joining Morning Musume, she worked as an exclusive model for LoveBerry magazine, under the stage name Dan Hau (だんはう or 壇はう).
  • During her introduction at the concert she said she wanted to memorize songs and sing as soon as possible.
  • Her favorite phrase is "Hard work always pays off".
  • Her motto is "Each day, 100 good deeds".
  • Her philosophy is "being slim".
  • Believes she can't lose at being positive.
  • Considers her charm points to be the mole at the end of her nose, and her round forehead.
  • Noted her favorite Morning Musume song to be "Kare to Issho ni Omise ga Shitai!" in 2011, and "Happy Summer Wedding" in 2012.
  • Has said that if she were not a member of Morning Musume, she would work as a maid in a Maid Café.
  • Appeared as a character in the "Itoshi no Muco" manga in 2015.
  • Her favorite genre of music is R&B.

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