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|Arai Manami, late 2014|
|Born||November 19, 1997|
|Birth Place||Gunma, Japan|
|Label||UP-FRONT WORKS (2012)|
T-Palette Records (2012-)
|Group||Up Up Girls|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Up Up Girls, T-Palette mini All Stars, Team Makenki (Kari)|
Arai Manami (新井愛瞳) is a Japanese singer. She is a member of Up Up Girls. She is a former 1st generation member of Hello Pro Egg, having joined in 2004. She also did a small project with Ogawa Saki called Cheekids.
In 2004, Arai auditioned for the Hello Pro Egg auditions and passed.
In March 2011, it was announced that Arai along with several eggs finished the training from Hello Pro Kenshuusei
In April, it was announced that Arai would form part of the group Up Up Girls (Kari).
On May 5, Arai and Sekine Azusa starred in the stage play Shiritsu Guriguri Gakuen (私立グリグリ学園).
Arai had a small role in a 2 part horror movie titled Ada ~ADA~. The movie was directed by Koji Shiraishi and was released on July 13.
On August 27, Arai was officially appointed as Gunma Prefecture's Tourist Special Envoy. Her responsibility will be to promote Gunma Prefecture's many specialties like local food, products, and sightseeing spots. Arai also became one of the 8 participants in a competition for the "New Gravure Idol".
- Name: Arai Manami (新井愛瞳)
- Nickname: Maana (まぁな)
- Birthdate: November 19, 1997
- Birthplace: Gunma prefecture
- Western Zodiac: Scorpio
- Eastern Zodiac: Ox
- Bloodtype: B
- Height: 153cm
- Shoe Size: 23.5cm
- Up Up Girls (Kari) Color: Blue
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hello Pro Egg (2004-2011)
- Up-Front PROMOTION Groups:
- Other Groups
- Favorite Subjects: Math, English, Home Economics, Music.
- Least Favorite Subject: Japanese
- Favorite Food: Peaches and bread
- Least Favorite Food: Mushroom
- Looks Up To: Kamei Eri
Discography Featured InEdit
- Up Up Girls (Kari)
- First Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 8/3「ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 8/10「IDOL NATION 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 9/22「Inazuma Rock Festival 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Second Album (Kari) Special Remix Pack (Digital Album)
- Second Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- Up Up Girls (Kari)
- Going my ↑
- Barebare I LOVE YOU
- Uppercut! / Yuudachi! Through the Rainbow
- Mechakyun♡Summer ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ
- Namen na! Ashi Girls / Marble Hero
- End Of The Season
- Kakko Tsukete Ii Desho! (Event Single)
- UPPER ROCK / Ichiban Girls!
- Chopper☆Chopper / Survival Girls
- Respect Tokyo / Sutorera! ~Straight Up!~
- SAKURA DRIVE / Dateline
- Next Stage / Ano Saka no Ue Made,
- Ginga Joujou Monogatari / Burn the fire!! / Natural Born Idol
- Summer Beam! / Up Up Typhoon
- SAMURAI GIRLS / Widol Seven
- Starry Night / Seishun Buildup
- Nijiiro Mosaic / ENJOY!! ENJO(Y)!!
- Santa Claus (Event Single)
- Up Ome!! ~Apuga no Oshougatsu da yo Zenin Shuugou!~ (Digital Single)
- (Kari) wa Kaesuze ☆ be your soul / Party! Party! / Jumper!
- Zenryoku! Pump Up!! / Kono Melody wo Kimi to
- Beautiful Dreamer / Zenryoku! Pump Up!! -ULTRA Mix- / Itadaki wo Mezase!
- Ganbarou Nippon Ai wa Katsu Singers
- T-Palette mini All Stars
- Team Makenki
- [2013.07.13] Ada ~ADA~ (讐 ～ADA～)
- [2011.04.02-] Up-Front Girls
- [2012.05.05] Shiritsu Guriguri Gakuen (私立グリグリ学園)
- [2012.06.10] Haikei shiryoshu 1 gakko kyoshitsu (Manga x anime kore 1 satsu!) (背景資料集1 学校・教室 (マンガ×アニメ これ1冊!)) (Sato Ayano, Saho Akari, Sekine Azusa, Arai Manami)
- Eats bread for breakfast.
- Has a habit of cracking her knuckles.
- Her favorite spot is the kotatsu at her house.
- Was the only Hello Pro Egg to wear glasses, all the time.
- While a member of Hello Pro Egg, she often carried around a photo of Morning Musume.
- She was born on the same day as former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Kosuga Fuyuka.
- Is currently the youngest member of Up Up Girls.
- Shares the same last name with former Sheki-Dol Arai Saki
- She is the youngest person ever to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei at the age of 6 at the time of joining.
Youngest member of Hello! Project
Youngest member of Hello Pro Egg
Youngest member of Up Up Girls (Kari)
Youngest member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei Ever
|Up Up Girls (Kari)|
|Members||Sengoku Minami (L), Furukawa Konatsu, Mori Saki, Sato Ayano, Saho Akari, Sekine Azusa, Arai Manami|
|Singles||01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19|
|Other Singles||Kakko Tsukete Ii Desho!, Santa Claus, Up Ome!!|
|Albums||First Album (Kari), Second Album (Kari)|
|Related Units||Hello Pro Egg, T-Palette mini All Stars, Team Makenki (Kari)|