- Name: Kusunoki Mei (楠萌生)
- Birthdate: November 10, 2004
- Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
- Blood Type: B
- Specialties: Cheer dance, air guitar, completely popping the popcorn
- Hobbies: Watching Hello! Project videos, looking through Hello! Project year books
- Looks Up To: Oda Sakura
- Hello! Project groups:
- Hello! Pro Kenshuusei (2018-2019)
Kusunoki Mei was revealed as a new addition to the Hello Pro Kenshuusei through an announcement on the official Hello! Project website on November 1, 2018, alongside Saito Madoka and Onoda Karin. Their first live appearance and introduction took place on December 2, 2018 at the "Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 12gatsu ~Mikan~" event. An announcement was made on April 2nd, 2019 that she had finished her training.
- Her favorite genres of music are J-Pop (mostly Hello! Project) and rock.
- Her favorite sports are intensely playing in water and running footraces with small children.
- Her motto is "With all one's might!" (一生懸命!; Isshokenmei!).
- Thinks her charm point is her droopy eyes.