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Okamura Minami

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Okamura Minami promoting BEYOOOOOND1St (2019)

Okamura Minami (岡村美波) is a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and part of Hello! Project. She is a member of Ame no Mori Kawa Umi and the collective group BEYOOOOONDS.

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History

Okamura Minami acted as a junior model starting as early as 2011, and later joined local dance and vocal unit SunRisa sometime in 2014. In August 2014 Okamura was one of the winners of an audition to become an exclusive model for the girls magazine Dream Girls. Two years later on October 7, 2016 she withdrew from SunRisa.

Okamura was first announced as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei through the official website on March 6, 2017, alongside Shimakura Rika, Hibi Marina, Eguchi Saya, Doi Rena, Matsunaga Riai, Yamada Ichigo, and Nakayama Natsume. She made her first live appearance and was formally introduced at at the "Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 3gatsu ~Marching!~" event on March 11, 2017.

On June 9, 2018 during the "Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 6gatsu ~Niji~" event in Tokyo, it was announced that Okamura would join one of two upcoming groups, featuring previously announced members Takase Kurumi and Kiyono Momohime, along with Maeda Kokoro and Yamazaki Yuhane. The group would be unveiled at a later date in 2018.

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

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Trivia

  • Was formerly a member of local dance and vocal group SunRisa.
  • Before joining the Kenshuusei she participated in an August 2016 Idol Matsuri preliminary event as co-host, where she met Kobushi Factory members Hirose Ayaka and Inoue Rei.
  • Has an older sister.
  • Her favorite genres of music are J-Pop, western music, and EDM.
  • Her favorite sport is rugby.
  • Favorite foods are hamburger made by her mother and sweet strawberries.
  • Least favorite foods are avocados, celery, and sweet bean paste.
  • Her motto is "A smile is the most fashionable accessory" (笑顔は1番のおしゃれ).
  • Thinks her charm point is her squishy cheeks.
  • Her favorite school subject is science.
  • She's able to recite many chemical symbols and identify over 150 countries and their flags.
  • Her favorite color is pink.
  • Thinks her strength is being positive.
  • Thinks her shortcoming is being a sore loser.
  • Dislikes and is scared of obake.
  • Her favorite movie is "High School Musical".
  • Shares a birthday with Tsubaki Factory member Niinuma Kisora.
  • Her favorite Hello! Project song is "♡Momoiro Kataomoi♡" by Matsuura Aya.
  • She revealed in October 2019 that after her growing interest in EDM she began learning how to DJ as a hobby, but she wanted to challenge herself to go further with it and make it one of her special skills.

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2017 2018 2019

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