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Nitta Eri

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Nitta Eri

Nitta Eri (新田恵利) is a Japanese actress and former pop idol. She was a member of the popular 1980s supergroup Onyanko Club as member #4.


  • Married Name: Nagayama Eri (長山恵利)
  • Pen Name: Eri (絵梨)
  • Birthdate: March 17, 1968 (1968-03-17) (age 50)
  • Birthplace: Kamifukuoka, Saitama Prefecture
  • Blood type: O


Nitta Eri debuted as one of the original members of Onyanko Club in April 1985. By the group's first single, Nitta became one of the lead vocalists and a front girl of the group.

Five months after the release of Onyanko Club's first single, Nitta debuted as a solo singer with the single "Fuyu no Opera Glass". This single was very successful, selling over 300,000 copies and reaching #1 on the weekly Oricon charts. But, this success came bittersweet when her father died on Christmas Eve in 1985.

Nitta later graduated from Onyanko Club in 1986 at the final concert of the Zenkoku Juudan Concert "Onyanko PANIC" concert tour. Nitta released singles and albums until 1990. After that, she took some time off from show business and married a Fuji TV producer in 1996. Later on, she went back to show business and has been acting in dramas and in variety shows. She was one of the many members to reunite with Onyanko Club in 2002.


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  • [1986] Nitta Eri (新田恵利)\
  • [1987] Kaku Renbo (かく恋慕)
  • [1988] Niji no Hakofune (虹の方舟)
  • [1989] Fresh Scola Niita Eri Shashinshuu
  • [1993] Toiki wo Ubatte (吐息を奪って)
  • [1995] Kore Jaa Kekkon Dekinai wa... (これじゃあ結婚できないわ…)
  • [2000] JAMBO!
  • [2011] Idol Totsuki Au Houhou (アイドルとつき合う方法)



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