Hashimoto Nagisa
Hashimoto Nagisa, January 2018
Background Information
Also Known As NagiNagi (なぎなぎ?)
Born July 3, 1997 (1997-07-03) (age 20)
Origin Kanagawa, Japan
Blood Type AB
Zodiac Sign Cancer Cancer
Height 151cm
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, singer, cheerleader
Years Active 2012-2016
Agency TNX (2012-2014)
J's Far East (2018-present)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information
Joined November 2014
Generation 22nd Generation
Time in Group 1 Year, 7 Months, 29 Days

Hashimoto Nagisa (橋本渚) is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project. She was introduced on November 29, 2014 at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~11gatsu・12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ and completed her training on July 28, 2016.

Prior to joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei under NICE GIRL Project!. As a NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member, she was simply known as Nagisa (なぎさ).

In January 2018, Hashimoto returned to public eye as a member of Venus, the Yomiuri Giants' cheerleading squad, with her given name written in hiragana (橋本なぎさ).[1]


Nagisa Hashimoto

Hashimoto Nagisa, May 2016


Hashimoto Nagisa, February 2016


Hashimoto Nagisa, May 2015


Hashimoto Nagisa, March 2015


Early LifeEdit

Hashimoto Nagisa was born on July 3, 1997 in Kanagawa, Japan.


In 2009, Hashimoto participated in the first season of Piramekino.[2]

In 2011, Hashimoto participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! auditions, and made it to the third round before she failed.

On April 1, 2012, Hashimoto was introduced as a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei during a live at Asakusa's Rokku Broadway shopping district.


On November 16, the NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei program was abolished. Soon after, Hashimoto, alongside Horie Kizuki, Ogata Risa, Shimano Momoko, Hirose Ayaka and Inoue Rei, were given the opportunity to become a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei, transferring from TNX to UP-FRONT PROMOTION and joining Hello! Project. She was formally introduced during the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~11gatsu・12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ on November 29 alongside the former NICE GIRL Project! trainees and three other girls.


From October 17 to November 28, Hashimoto participated in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei opening act of the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2015 Aki ~℃an't STOP!!~.


In 2016, Hashimoto participated in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei opening act of the Morning Musume '16 Concert Tour Haru ~EMOTION IN MOTION~ and Juice=Juice LIVE MISSION 220 ~Code3 Special→Growing Up!~.

From June 11 to June 26, Hashimoto participated in Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa, an Engeki Joshibu musical starring selected Morning Musume '16 members.

On July 28, it was announced that Hashimoto had completed her training within Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Yokogawa Yumei, Shimano Momoko and Nakano Rion, subsequently leaving the program.[3]


On January 16, Hashimoto became an official member of Venus, the cheerleading squad of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team, which is managed by the talent agency J's Far East.[1]

Personal LifeEdit

When Hashimoto joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a second year high school student. As of March 2016, she had graduated from high school.

Hashimoto's given name, "Nagisa", means beach (渚; nagisa). It's a feminine Japanese given name and surname.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Hashimoto Nagisa:

  • NagiNagi (なぎなぎ): Official nickname, given her since NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
  • Nagi: Used by Kishimoto Yumeno


  • Special Skills: Hip-hop dancing, Remembering Hello! Project members' birthdays
  • Hobbies: Sleep, Human observation, Watching Hello! Project videos before going to sleep
  • Strength: She's punctual.
  • Weakness: She's too prone to worrying about things.
  • Charm point: Her mixed-race face and long eyelashes.
  • Favorite food: Shrimp, avocado, and mango.
  • Least favorite food: Raw tomatoes and dairy products.
  • Favorite Colors: Red, Purple, Yellow
  • Favorite Sweets: Macaroons
  • Favorite Sports: Hip-hop dancing, artistic gymnastics (currently practicing the backflip)
  • Motto: Doryoku wa jibun wo uragiranai (努力は自分を裏切らない; Your efforts will be rewarded)
  • Looks up to: Suzuki Airi, Akiyama Yurika

Discography Featured InEdit

NICE GIRL Project! KenshuuseiEdit






  • She considered herself the "cool beauty" of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
  • She said ay a live that even though she looks half Japanese, she is pure Japanese.[5]
  • During her time in the group, she was the oldest Hello Pro Kenshuusei member, as well as the oldest in her Kenshuusei generation.
  • Her favorite Hello! Project song is "Gamusha LIFE" by ℃-ute.
  • Her future dream was to debut within Hello! Project, perform at Budokan, and also try out acting.
  • She was asked to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei when she was working as an NICE GIRL Project trainee, and she liked what she saw when watching the Hello Pro Kenshuusei perform at a Hello! Project concert.
  • Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Horie Kizuki.
  • Favorite music genres are J-pop, western music, and ballad.

See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 "2018メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). J's Far East. 2018-01-16.
  3. "Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2016 9月 ~SINGING!~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-07-28. (Archived)
  4. Hirose Ayaka. "サイリウム!!" (in Japanese). NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei Official Blog "Trainees Collection". 2012-09-23.

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