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Kudo Haruka

Kudo Haruka promoting 15 Thank you, too (2017)

Kudo Haruka (工藤遥) is a Japanese actress and singer managed by J.P ROOM. She was formerly part of Hello! Project as a tenth generation member of Morning Musume.



Kudo Haruka joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello! Pro Egg in March 2010, with Nagasawa Wakana and Kizawa Runa.

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

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".

Haruka announced her graduation from Morning Musume and Hello! Project on April 29, 2017, to take place at the end of the 2017 Morning Musume fall concert tour. She cited her desire to become an actress and further stated that though she considered attempting to balance acting and being in the group, in the end she decided to graduate to avoid burdening her fellow members. She officially graduated on December 11, 2017 in the Morning Musume Tanjou 20 Shuunen Kinen Concert Tour 2017 Aki ~We are MORNING MUSUME~ Kudo Haruka Sotsugyou Special concert finale at the Nippon Budokan.


Digital Releases

Video Releases



Do Ashita Tenki ni Naare! Harukaze

  • [2012.10.25] Do
  • [2014.09.27] Ashita Tenki ni Naare! (あした天気になーれ!)
  • [2016.02.27] Harukaze (ハルカゼ)
  • [2017.10.27] Kudo Haruka
  • [2020.03.27] Lively

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

Personal Books

  • [2019.04.27] Haruka



TV Programs
TV Dramas




  • [2019] Ameba BLOG of the year 2018 (Won)
  • [2020] 75th Mainichi Film Awards "Sponichi Grand Prix Newcomers Award (Female)" (Nominated)


  • Her official Morning Musume image color was orange.
  • Her first time performing was on May 1, 2010 during the first day of the Golden Week events "Hello! Project Presents ~ Hello☆Fest in Odaiba Gurume Park".
  • Is known for her boyish image, to the extent that both members and fans jokingly refer to her as a boy or boyfriend. She additionally performed a male role for LILIUM -Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-.
  • At the time she joined Hello! Pro Egg, she was even shorter than Miyamoto Karin.
  • She enjoys swimming.
  • Before sleeping she always drinks milk (to grow), and tea.
  • Is known for her husky voice. During her introduction as a Morning Musume member, she said she hopes to get many solo parts with her husky voice.
  • She is the youngest member to have joined Morning Musume at 11 years old. Kago Ai was formerly the youngest, having joined at 12 years old.
  • Her favorite Morning Musume song is "Shabondama".
  • Her favorite phrase is "You just have to step foward".
  • Her motto is "Happy and lively".
  • She believes she can't lose with her husky voice, and her sports skills.
  • Considers her charm point to be her smile.
  • Before joining Morning Musume she competed in the Kanto Swimming Tournament 2010 in the 50m breaststroke, 9-10 year old females category. She ranked 202 out of 595 for elementary school students, and 305 overall. Has said she wants to compete again when she is 15 years old.
  • Her parents owned many old Morning Musume CDs, many which were given to her when she was young. Her father especially treasured "Ai no Tane".
  • Likes the band SEKAI NO OWARI.
  • Her favorite genre of music is Anisong.

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