Hamaura Ayano
浜浦(はまうら) 彩乃(あやの)
Hamaura Ayano, December 2017
Background Information
Also Known As Hama-chan (はまちゃん?)
Hamachi (はまち?)
Taisa (大佐; Colonel?)
Born April 26, 2000 (2000-04-26) (age 17)
Origin Saitama, Japan
Blood Type AB
Zodiac Sign Taurus Taurus
Height 160cm
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer, Actress, Model
Years Active 2011-present
(6 years)
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2011-2012)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Kobushi Factory, Hello! Project Station Dance Club, Team Okai, AAAa, Hagi-King
Blog Kobushi Factory Official Blog
Kobushi Factory Information
Joined Janaury 2, 2015
Member Color       Pink
Debut Single Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.)
Time in Group 2 Years, 11 Months, 12 Days
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information
Joined February 2011
Generation 11th Generation
Left November 2015
Hamaura's Autograph
I want to make the group the best known one in Hello! Project![1]

–Hamaura Ayano, January 2015

Hamaura Ayano (浜浦彩乃) is a Japanese idol under Hello! Project as a member of Kobushi Factory. She first joined Hello! Project in February 2011 as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.[2]



Hamaura Ayano, June 2017


Hamaura Ayano, November 2016


Hamaura Ayano, July 2016


Hamaura Ayano, February 2016


Hamaura Ayano, September 2015


Hamaura Ayano, March 2015


Hamaura Ayano, March 2015

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Hamaura Ayano, February 2014


Hamaura Ayano, November 2013

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Hamaura Ayano, February 2013

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Hamaura Ayano, September 2012


Hamaura Ayano, March 2012


Hamaura Ayano, July 2011

Early LifeEdit

Hamaura Ayano was born on April 26, 2000 in Saitama, Japan.


In February 2011, Hamaura Ayano auditioned for Hello Pro Egg, and passed.[2] She was introduced alongside Taguchi Natsumi and Yoshihashi Kurumi at the Shiodame Event in June.

During summer 2011, Hamaura auditioned for Morning Musume's 10th generation, but failed to pass. The following year, she auditioned for Morning Musume's 11th generation and managed to become a finalist, but was not chosen to enter the group.

In fall 2012, Hamaura participated in S/mileage Live Tour 2012 Aki ~Choi Kawa Banchou~, alongside 4 other trainees, as part of the challenge act. Later in the tour, Hamaura and the other 4 trainees performed Hello Pro Kenshuusei's first single "Kanojo ni Naritai!!!", released on October 27, 2012.


On January 3, 2013, Hamaura appeared in the TV show "Uwasa-kun and Kagaku-chan" alongside Taguchi Natsumi and Tanaka Reina.

On January 23, 2013, Hamaura made her first gravure debut in UTB+ magazine alongside Miyamoto Karin.

Hamaura participated in Berryz Koubou Concert Tour 2013 Haru ~Berryz Mansion Nyuukyosha Boshuuchuu!~, alongside Taguchi Natsumi and Ogawa Rena, as a backup dancer. With her Kenshuusei co-members, she performed Suhada Pichipichi in the tour.

On March 6, 2013, Hamaura, Ogawa Rena and Yamagishi Riko participated in an FC event for Ichioka Reina and Makino Maria.

On March 24, 2013, Hamaura participated in Fujimoto Miki's 10th Anniversary celebration alongside fellow Kenshuusei, Yoshihashi Kurumi, Murota Mizuki and Kaga Kaede.

Hamaura alongside Kaneko Rie, Taguchi Natsumi, Yamagishi Riko, Nomura Minami, Ichioka Reina, Kaga Kaede appeared as an opening act for the Morning Musume's Morning Musume Concert Tour 2013 Aki ~CHANCE!~.

From March 14 to March 23, 2014, Hamaura participated in the Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan musical, along with Morning Musume OG members Yasuda Kei & Ogawa Makoto, and Hello! Pro Kenshuusei members Tanabe Nanami, Murota Mizuki, Yamagishi Riko, Kaga Kaeda, Sasaki Rikako, Yamaki Risa and Oura Hirona. On opening day, the Hello Pro Kenshuusei single "Karen na Gasshoudan" was released to promote the musical.

2015-Present: Kobushi FactoryEdit

During the Hello! Project 2015 WINTER concert on January, it was announced that Hamaura would be debuting in a new unit, later named Kobushi Factory, alongside Taguchi Natsumi, Ogawa Rena, Nomura Minami, Wada Sakurako, Fujii Rio, Hirose Ayaka and Inoue Rei. The unit will release their major debut single, "Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.)", on September 2, 2015.


On April 24, Hamaura celebrated her 16th birthday at a special event titled Kobushi Factory Hamaura Ayano Birthday Event 2016, featuring three performances in Tokyo.

On June 4, Hamaura released her first solo photobook, self-titled as Hamaura Ayano.


On April 27, Hamaura celebrated her 17th birthday at fanclub event titled Kobushi Factory Hamaura Ayano Birthday Event 2017, featuring two performances at CLUB CITTA'.

Personal LifeEdit

She has an older sister named Konatsu and a younger sister. She has a pet cat named Non-chan.

When Hamaura joined Hello Pro Egg, she was a fifth year elementary school student. On March 9, 2016, she graduated from middle school.[3] As of April 2017, she is currently attending her Second year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Hamaura Ayano has acquired:

Hamaura was given the name Ayano because her home prefecture Saitama is known as "Sai no Kuni" (彩の国; Land of Color), so her parents took "Ayano" (彩の) from that.[4]

Here is a list of nicknames that have been used to refer to Hamaura Ayano:


  • Name: Hamaura Ayano (浜浦彩乃)
  • Nickname: Hama-chan (はまちゃん), Taisa (大佐; Colonel)
  • Birthdate: April 26, 2000 (2000-04-26) (age 17)
  • Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
  • Blood Type: AB[7]
  • Height: 160cm
  • Official Kaomoji: jjリ`ー')jj
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2011-02: Hello Pro Kenshuusei Member[2]
  • Kobushi Factory Member Color: Pink (2015-)
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • One-Shot Units:


See Also: List:Hamaura Ayano Discography Featured In



Solo DVDsEdit


Solo SongsEdit


See Also: List:Hamaura Ayano Publications Featured In

Solo PhotobooksEdit







TV ProgramsEdit



  • She was ranked 1st in the Elementary School Group of the Beautiful Idol General Election 2012.[8]
  • She was ranked the 2nd most reliable in Hello Pro Kenshuusei in March 2014 issue of Gekkan Entame.[9]


  • Her specialty is cooking hamburgers, jumping rope, and unicycle.
  • Her hobby is looking back at photos that were taken a long time ago.
  • He motto is "Yuuou maishin" (勇往邁進; Pushing forward).
  • She likes school festivals.
  • Her favorite foods are ramen[2] and peaches, while her least favorite foods are vegetables and fish.
  • Her favorite color is orange.
  • Her favorite sport is jump rope.
  • Her charm point is her pinky.
  • Her favorite subject is home economics, while her least favorite subject is Japanese.[2]
  • Her favorite Hello! Project songs are "Koi wa Hippari Dako"[2], "Koi Itoshiki Kisetsu", "Gag 100kaibun Aishite Kudasai", "Shabondama"
  • She admires Tsugunaga Momoko[2], Sugaya Risako, Yaguchi Mari, Takahashi Ai, and Fukumura Mizuki.
  • Her goal is to hold a concert in the worlds largest hall or arena.
  • Her dream during Hello Pro Kenshuusei was to get skilled enough in singing and dancing to join a new unit, and her dream for that unit was to become more famous than Morning Musume.
  • She wanted to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei after she saw Morning Musume perform on TV and thought that she wanted to be as cool as them.
  • Her audition number for 2012 Morning Musume 11th generation "Suppin Utahime" Audtion was #705
  • She thinks she won't lose to any other member in her record of 151 side-to-side jumps.
  • She wants to be an idol like Tsugunaga Momoko who can talk, sing and dance.
  • She sang "Yakimochi wo Kudasai!" and won the judge's special award for singing at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~.
  • For her, the hardest thing about Hello Pro Kenshuusei was seeing that her level of skill was below Yoshihashi Kurumi's and Taguchi Natsumi's.
  • Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Yoshihashi Kurumi, while her rival in Kobushi Factory is Nomura Minami.[10]
  • She says that even though she likes performing, dancing, and singing, she's bad at them, so she tries her best to be energetic and give that to the fans instead of skill.
  • She was the host for the Hina Fest 2014, Hina Fest 2015 and Hina Fest 2016 lottery videos uploaded to YouTube. In 2014, she filled in for Tsunku for the Hina Fest 2014 subtitle announcement video.
  • Kumai Yurina thinks that Ayano is the most likely to become a devil in 10 years among the Hello! Project members.
  • According to the Top Yell July 2016 interview, Hamaura's role within the group is "Factory Manager who is the Boss-in-the-shadows".[11]
  • She revealed that before she was announced as a member of Kobushi Factory, she informed her managers that she would be leaving Hello! Pro Kenshuusei.

See AlsoEdit



  • TBA


External LinksEdit

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