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Arai Manami

Arai Manami promoting 6th Album (Kakko Kari) (2020)

Arai Manami (新井愛瞳) is an idol under YU-M Entertainment. She was previously a member of the Up Up Girls (Kakko Kari) under Up-Front Agency, and she is also a former member of Hello! Project as a Hello! Pro Egg. On November 19, 2021, it was announced she would retire from the entertainment industry within the year.


  • Name: Arai Manami (新井愛瞳)
  • Nicknames: Maana (まぁな), Mana-chan (まなちゃん)
  • Birthdate: November 19, 1997 (1997-11-19) (age 24)
  • Birthplace: Gunma, Japan
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 145.5 cm
  • Specialties: Math
  • Favorite Food: Peaches, bread
  • Least Favorite Food: Mushrooms
  • Favorite Subjects: Math, English, Home Economics, Music
  • Least Favorite Subject: Japanese
  • Looks Up To: Kamei Eri
  • Hello! Project groups:
  • Up-Front groups:


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  • Eats bread for breakfast.
  • Has a habit of cracking her knuckles.
  • Her favorite spot is the kotatsu at her house.
  • In January 2011 it was announced that Arai Manami would be part of a dance cover group called UFZS that represents Up Front and women's magazine Josei Jishin.
  • On March 9, 2011 it was announced that Arai Manami had completed her Egg training.


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