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Kobayashi Honoka

Kobayashi Honoka promoting "Hai to Diamond / Go City Go / Fuuku no Housoku" (2024)

Kobayashi Honoka (小林萌花) is a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and part of Hello! Project. She is a member of the group SeasoningS and its collective group BEYOOOOONDS.


  • Name: Kobayashi Honoka (小林萌花)
  • Nickname: Yashikoba (やしこば)
  • Birthdate: August 16, 2000 (2000-08-16) (age 23)
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Height: 164cm
  • Specialties: Piano, painting
  • Hobbies: Eating, listening to music
  • Looks Up To: Sato Masaki, Kamikokuryou Moe
  • Hello! Project groups:


Kobayashi Honoka was revealed as a new member of BEYOOOOONDS on December 3, 2018 during the "BEYOOOOONDS Ouen Kikaku FC Event 2018 ~Fuyu no Jin ZIN~" at Yamano Hall, alongisde Hirai Miyo and Kobayashi Honoka, two other winners from the 2018 Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audtion.



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TV Programs
  • [2020] Kagome GO! ME. "ONE DAY"



Recording Credits


Matsubara Takeshi


  • Was in her 3rd year as a student at the Tokyo College of Music High School (東京音楽大学付属高等学校) when she joined BEYOOOOONDS.
  • Enrolled in a music college in April 2019 to continue studying piano alongside her idol work.
  • Her favorite genres of music are J-Pop, classical, and western music.
  • Her favorite sport is kendo.
  • Her motto is "Where there's a will, there's a way" (為せば成る; Naseba naru).
  • Has a pet cat named Clara, after the 19th century German composer Clara Schumann.
  • Became a fan of Hello! Project by watching idol videos while in bed with the flu; she thought they were cool and wanted to become someone that could give energy to others. She has specifically mentioned Morning Musume member Fukumura Mizuki's dash across the stage to perform with a suddenly injured Michishige Sayumi during the latters graduation concert.
  • Her favorite Hello! Project songs are "Naseba Naru" by Kobushi Factory and "One・Two・Three" by Morning Musume.
  • She started playing piano when she was 5 years old. She considers it part of her identity and wants to be strongly associated with it.
  • Her favorite composers are Brahms and Mozart.
  • Likes listening to music, painting, studying languages, and eating.
  • Her favorite foods are natto and mayonnaise. She likes drinking coffee and tea.


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