Takase Kurumi (高瀬くるみ) is a member of Hello! Project as a member of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei. She was announced as a new member on February 26, 2015 through an online notice, and made her first appearance at the "Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2015 ~March no Nama Tamago Show!~" concert.
- Name: Takase Kurumi (高瀬くるみ)
- Nickname: Kurumin (くるみん)
- Birthday: March 16, 1999
- Birthplace: Tochigi, Japan
- Blood type: A
- Height: 150cm
- Specialty: Staged sword fighting, stage action, getting along with people
- Hobbies: Cooking, making sweets
- Looks Up To: Tsugunaga Momoko, Takahashi Ai, Morning Musume
- Hello! Project groups:
- Hello! Pro Kenshuusei (2015–)
- Other groups:
- Tochiotome25 (2011–2014)
Takase Kurumi joined the local idol group Tochiotome25 in 2011 and was a member for three years until her graduation on June 30, 2014. The following year in February 26, 2015 she was revealed as a new member of the Hello Pro Kenshuusei through an online announcement, and was publicly introduced the following month at the "Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2015 ~March no Nama Tamago Show!~" concert.
On May 5, 2017 an announcement was made at the end of the "Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~" event revealing that Hello Pro Kenshuusei members Takase Kurumi and Kiyono Momohime would debut in an unspecified new section that would focus on theater and performance, with no further information provided at the time. In a June 10th article for the release of the Hello Pro Maruwakari BOOK 2017 SUMMER, it was revealed that Takase and Kiyono and another unassigned Kenshuusei were promoted to full members of Hello! Project, though their official profiles remained within the Hello Pro Kenshuusei section and they continued to participate in Kenshuusei events.
An update to the status of two previously announced new groups was published through the official website on March 30, 2018. The notice revealed that the groups would begin activities between Summer and Autumn 2018 and the new group Takase and Kiyono would become members of would have joint activities with the group Ichioka Reina would lead. New information on their respective concepts was also shared; Takase and Kiyono's group would be formed with the image of a small theater troupe that utlizes expressive power and elements of theater and comedy with their singing and dancing. In addition, new auditions for the groups were also announced with applicant information to be revealed in late April 2018, and a note that members could be chosen from both public applicants and members of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- [2017.08.11] Gobaku ~We Can't Go Back~ (誤爆～We Can't Go Back～) (Ichioka Reina, Danbara Ruru, Kawamura Ayano, Takase Kurumi, Kiyono Momohime)
-  JK Ninja Girls (JKニンジャガールズ)
- TV Dramas
-  Raisama Kenshi Daiji (雷様剣士ダイジ) (as Tochiotome Hime)
-  Otona he Novel (オトナへNovel)
-  Yo ni mo Kimyo na Monogatari '18 Haru no Tokubetsu-hen (世にも奇妙な物語 ’18春の特別編)
- Music Videos
-  °C-ute - "To Tomorrow" (as back dancer)
-  Juice=Juice - "Jidanda Dance" (as back dancer)
-  Chance
-  Alibaba to Morgiana Oujo (as Morgiana)
-  TRIANGLE -Trine Angle- (TRIANGLE -トラインアングル-)
-  Zoku 11-nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa (続・11人いる!東の地平・西の永遠)
-  Nega Poji Poji (ネガポジポジ)
-  JK Ninja Girls (JKニンジャガール)
-  Pharaoh no Haka (ファラオの墓)
-  Kuusou Percrime / Les Nankayaru (空想ペルクライム / Les Nankayaru)
-  Yumemiru Television (夢見るテレビジョン)
-  Ichimai no Ticket ~Beatles ga Yattekuru!~ (一枚のチケット~ビートルズがやってくる!~)
- Was formerly a member of the indie idol group Tochiotome25.
- Her mother is local Tochigi television personality Saitou Miki (斉藤美貴).
- Has a younger sister named Shinoha.
- Her favorite sport is dancing.
- Her favorite food is strawberries.
- Her favorite colors are red and yellow.
- Favorite saying is "Don't forget what got you there in the first place" (初心忘るべからず).
- Thinks her strength is striving for everything with all of herself.
- Believes her weakness is going at her own pace too often.
- Considers her charm point to be her tiny ears.
- Her favorite Hello! Project songs are "Kanashiki Heaven" by °C-ute, "ROCK Erotic" by Berryz Kobo, Amazuppai Haru ni Sakura Saku" by Berryz Kobo and °C-ute, "Moonlight Night ~Tsukiyo no Ban da yo~" by Morning Musume, "Kacchoii Uta" by Hello! Project Mobekimasu, and "Yeah! Meccha Holiday" by Matsuura Aya.
- Her dream is to join a cool group like Morning Musume, to dance for a lot of people and perform at Kouhaku.
- Favorite music genres are pop and musical theater show tunes.
- Enjoys studying vegetables and wants to take the qualification exam to become an official Junior Vegetable Sommelier.