Horie Kizuki, March 2017
|Also Known As||Kii-chan (きぃちゃん?)|
|Born||May 14, 1998|
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2014-)
|Associated Acts||B-FLY!, NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Team Okai|
|Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information|
|Time in Group||2 Years, 3 Months, 19 Days|
Prior to joining NICE GIRL Project!, she was a member of the idol group B-FLY!.
Horie Kizuki was born on May 14, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan.
In 2012, Horie was a member of ZAWA Girl Project's B-FLY!, a local idol group.
On October 14, 2013, Horie joined NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
On November 16, NICE GIRL Project!'s trainee program was abolished. Soon after, Horie, alongside Hashimoto Nagisa, Ogata Risa, Shimano Momoko, Hirose Ayaka and Inoue Rei, were given the opportunity to become members of Hello Pro Kenshuusei, transferring to UP-FRONT PROMOTION and joining Hello! Project. She was formally introduced during the November / December recital concert on November 29 alongside the former NICE GIRL Project! trainees and 3 other girls.
Horie participated as opening act in the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2016 Haru ~℃ONCERTO~, ℃-ute 12 Nenme Totsunyuu Kinen ~℃-Fes! Part 1 9gatsu 5ka mo ℃-ute no Hi at Nippon Budokan~ and ℃-ute Concert Tour 2016 Aki ~℃OMPASS~.
When Horie joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a first high school student. As of April 2016, she is currently attending her last year of high school.
Horie's given name, Kizuki, is a combination of "hollyhock" (葵; ki) and "moon" (月; zuki).
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Horie Kizuki:
- Kiichan (きぃちゃん): Official nickname, given her since NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
- Horietti (ほりえってぃー): Used by Ichioka Reina
- Name: Horie Kizuki (堀江葵月)
- Nickname: Kiichan (きぃちゃん)
- Birthdate: May 14, 1998
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: Unknown
- Height: 155cm
- Western Zodiac: Taurus
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2014-11: Hello Pro Kenshuusei
- NICE GIRL Project! Status:
- 2013-10: NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member
- 2014-11: Left
- TNX Status:
- 2013-10: Member
- 2014-11: Transferred to UP-FRONT PROMOTION
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION:
- 2014-11: Member
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei (2014-)
- NICE GIRL Project! groups:
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei (2013-2014)
- Hobbies: Music, Dancing, Singing, Picking out clothes
- Special Skills: Dance, Singing, Mat exercise, Imitation
- Favorite Music Genre: J-Pop and Ballad
- Strength: She likes making people smile
- Weakness: She gets too single-minded on the things she wants
- Interests: Disney
- Favorite food: Strawberries and Camembert Cheese
- Least favorite food: Raw vegetables
- Favorite Colors: Pink, Red
- Favorite Sport: Volleyball
- Charm points: Her smile, her funny faces
- Motto: Mokuhyou atte mo gouru wanai (目標あってもゴールはない ;There's no goal without a target)
- Favorite Hello! Project songs: "Shabondama", "Tsugi no Kado wo Magare"
- Looks Up To: Suzuki Airi, Sayashi Riho, Morning Musume, ℃-ute
-  Nega Poji Poji
- She has been a fan of Morning Musume since she was in kindergarten.
- She wants to go to America, specifically New York and Hawaii.
- She prefers to be "Suppin" (makeup-free).
- She loves matcha lattes (green tea lattes).
- Said in a live that she was aiming to be the sexy character in NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei.
- She is the fourth Hello Pro Kenshuusei member who came from an idol group outside of Hello! Project.
- Her favorite Hello! Project song is "Shabondama" by Morning Musume.
- She wants to have a major debut under Hello! Project and become an idol that breaks out on a global scale.
- She was asked to join Hello! Project's trainees when she was working as an NGP trainee.
- She has a lot of opportunities to dance back-up for the Hello! Project acts and watch their performances, which gives her more motivation to improve.
- She loves dancing so she is always working on that, but she isn't great at singing so she wants to work on getting the more difficult parts of rhythm down and figuring out different ways to sing things.
- She thinks she might not get many more chances to debut within Hello! Project, but she'll keep working hard all the same and looking for your support.
- Her rival in Hello Pro Kenshuusei was Hashimoto Nagisa.
- Ueno Mariko said Horie Kizuki is like a utility player. She supports the members behind and is reliable.
- Her future goal is to do skits that make people happy.
- Hello! Project Profile
- Trainees Collection blog (Tag: "Horie Kizuki")
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei blogs: March 2015, 2015 Test, May/June 2015, Tour blog