Kawamura Ayano
(かわ)(むら) (あや)()
Kawamura Ayano, July 2017
Background Information
Also Known As Kawamuu (かわむー?)
Born July 7, 1999 (1999-07-07) (age 18)
Origin Kochi, Japan
Blood Type A
Zodiac Sign Cancer Cancer
Height 160.5cm
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, actress, model
Years Active 2008-present
(9 years)
Agency Horizon Japan Associates (2008-2016)
Label PALM TREE MUSIC (2009)
JCM (2010-2012)
St.Hora (2012-2016)
Associated Acts Hachikin Girls, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, ANGERME
Blog ANGERME Shin Member Blog
ANGERME Information
Joined June 26, 2017
Generation 6th Generation
Member Color       Light Purple
Debut Single Kisokutadashiku Utsukushiku / Manner Mode / Kimi Dake ja nai sa...friends
Time in Group 0 Years, 3 Months, 15 Days
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information
Joined August 17, 2016
Generation 26th Generation
Kawamura's Autograph
I'm really looking forward to performing with ANGERME, when I think about it. I'm excited to go all over and perform at lots of different venues.[1]

–Kawamura Ayano, June 2017

Kawamura Ayano (川村文乃) is a sixth generation member of ANGERME under Hello! Project. She initially joined Hello! Project as an Hello Pro Kenshuusei on August 17, 2016.

Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was active as both a soloist, and as a member of the idol group Hachikin Girls.



Kawamura Ayano, June 2017


Kawamura Ayano, March 2017


Kawamura Ayano, September 2016


Kawamura Ayano, 2015

Early LifeEdit

Kawamura Ayano was born on July 7, 1999 in Kochi, Japan.


In July 2008, Kawamura starred in Imagine Musical's production of Little Women. She also starred in their production of Anne of Green Gables in August 2009.

On November 24, 2009, Kawamura was appointed as Kochi Prefecture's Osakana PR Ambassador.[2] She released her major debut CD "Osakana Tengoku 2010" on December 9, which was a cover of the 1991 campaign song.

In June 2010, Kawamura was also appointed as a Kochi Prefecture Tourism Envoy alongside the local Kochi idol group Hachikin Girls,[3] thus appearing and performing at many PR events and joint lives with the group.


In March 2011, Kawamura portrayed Puck in Gekidan Humanite's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.[4]

On April 17, 2011, after performing at joint lives with group for the past year and participating in the Hachikin Girls Member Audition,[5] Kawamura became a full member of Hachikin Girls.[6]

On May 2, 2015, Kawamura modelled in the TSC Tokyo Shibuya Collection Spring & Trial Stage.[7]

In July 2015, she starred in Shizu☆Geki's stage play Susume! Harukawa Joshi Koukou 2 -Harujo no Nana Fushigi-, alongside former ℃-ute member Arihara Kanna.[8]


On June 6, Kawamura announced that she would be graduating from Hachikin Girls in order to pursue a dream she had since a young age.[9] On June 12, Kawamura graduated from Hachikin Girls.[10]

On August 17, it was announced on the Hello! Project website that Kawamura had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, alongside Yokoyama Reina, Yoshida Marie, Nishida Shiori, Yamazaki Yuhane and Hashisako Rin.[11] She was introduced at Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2016 9gatsu ~SINGING!~ on September 4.

From November 3 to November 30, Kawamura participated in the Engeki Joshibu musical Nega Poji Poji.


On March 25 and 26, she participated in the annual SATOYAMA & SATOUMI event, as well as Hello! Project Hina Fest 2017.

From January 5 to January 9, Kawamura participated as the opening act and a backdancer during the ℃-ute Shinshun Concert 2017 ~℃OMPASS~.

Kawamura was featured in ℃-ute's "To Tomorrow" and Juice=Juice's "Jidanda Dance" music videos as a back dancer.

On May 5, at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~, there was a surprise announcement that she would debut alongside Ichioka Reina and Danbara Ruru in the near future.[12][13]

From June 2 to June 11, Kawamura participated in Pharaoh no Haka, an Engeki Joshibu musical starring Morning Musume '17.

On June 26, through a special episode of Hello! Project Station, it was announced that she would be joining ANGERME alongside Funaki Musubu as 6th generation members.[14][15] They began performing with the group in the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concert tour.[16][17]

On August 11, Kawamura and the four other members promoted from Hello Pro Kenshuusei released a digital song titled "Gobaku ~We Can't Go Back~".

Personal LifeEdit

When Kawamura joined ANGERME, she was a last year high school student. As of April 2017, Kawamura is currently in her last year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Kawamura Ayano has acquired:

Kawamura's given name, Ayano, means "design" (文; aya) combined with a possessive particle (乃; no).

The following list are nicknames that have been used to refer to Kawamura Ayano:


  • Name: Kawamura Ayano (川村文乃)
  • Nicknames: Kawamuu (かわむー)
  • Stage Name: Kawamura Ayano (川村あやの) (2009-2016)
  • Birthdate: July 7, 1999 (1999-07-07) (age 18)
  • Birthplace: Kochi, Japan
  • Blood type: A
  • Height: 160.5cm
  • Western Zodiac: Cancer
  • Hello! Project Status:
  • ANGERME Member Color: Light Purple (2017-present)
  • Hello! Project Groups:
    • 2016-08-17: Member
  • Hachikin Girls Color: Blue
  • Other Groups:

  • Special Skills: Judging bonito/skip jack tuna, Peeling mandarins
  • Hobbies: Finding new streets, and riding the bus and train
  • Favorite Music Genre: "Hello! Project"
  • Favorite Food: Tuna sashimi
  • Favorite Sports: Tennis, marathons
  • Charm Points: Her big eyes, her smile, dressing
  • Motto: Akirameru Yori mo Kodawari Nuku (諦めるよりもこだわり抜く)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: "Moshimo...", "Tick-Tock Watashi no Shun", "Kakugo Shite!"
  • Looks Up To: Kudo Haruka, Miyamoto Karin




TV ProgramsEdit



  • [2008] Sekisui House Kochi Yoga-hen (積水ハウス高知ヨガ編)
  • [2008] JA Bank Kochi (JAバンク高知)
  • [2010] Sakana Chikara Kouchi Kara Kochi no Osakana Ippai Tabeyou Campaign (サカナチカラコウチカラ 高知のおさかないっぱい食べようキャンペーン)
  • [2010] Kochi wa Osakana Tengoku Campaign (高知はおさかな天国キャンペーン)


  • [2017–] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Fridays)

Music VideosEdit


  • Kawamura had Morning Musume listed as her favorite artists on her Hachikin Girls profile before it was removed.[19]
  • She is a Kudo Haruka fan and wore her T-shirt when she co-hosted a fan talk event at the Hello Pro Shop in Akihabara on April 23, 2016.[20]
  • During her time in Hachikin Girls, she would broadcast herself singing karaoke to Hello! Project songs on Showroom.
  • She shares her birthday with Ikuta Erina and Matsunaga Riai, and given name with Kobushi Factory member Hamaura Ayano and Sato Ayano from Up Up Girls (Kari). They all have different kanji for "Aya," but share the same kanji for "no" (乃).
  • Her future goal is hold concerts all over the world and appear on TV.

See AlsoEdit


  1. Kawamura Ayano. Hello! Station. 2017-06-26.
  3. "ゆかた☆" (in Japanese). Kochi Prefecture Osakana PR Ambassador Kawamura Ayano Blog. 2010-06-25.
  4. "いよいよー☆" (in Japanese). Kochi Prefecture Osakana PR Ambassador Kawamura Ayano Blog. 2011-03-09.
  5. "はちきんガールズ メンバーオーディション" (in Japanese). Kochi Prefecture Tourism Envoys "Hachikin Girls" Official Blog. 2011-01-12.
  6. "はちきんガールズ メンバーオーディション終了! " (in Japanese). Kochi Prefecture Tourism Envoys "Hachikin Girls" Official Blog. 2011-04-18.
  7. "川村あやの単独出演決定!5月2日(土)TOKYO FM HALL@東京" (in Japanese). Hachikin Girls Staff Blog. 2015-04-23.
  8. "栞菜、前田美里らの舞台「進め!春川女子高校2~ハルジョの七不思議~」が上演中!" (in Japanese). Girls News. 2015-07-10.
  9. "はちきんガールズ 「川村あやの」卒業! 「梶原妃菜子」は長期休養へ" (in Japanese). lopi・lopi. 2016-06-08.
  11. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-08-17.
  12. "Hallo!Project研修生発表会2017〜春の公開実力診断テスト〜" (in Japanese). Kumai Yurina Official Blog. 2017-05-05.
  13. Hirose Ayaka. "涙、涙に包まれて。、大好き♡広瀬彩海" (in Japanese). Kobushi Factory Official Blog. 2017-05-05.
  14. "ハロ!ステ号外 ~ハロー!プロジェクト2017新体制決定スペシャル~" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2017-06-26.
  15. "ハロー!プロジェクト 新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-26.
  16. "ハロー!プロジェクト 新体制について" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-06-26.
  17. "[EN] Concerning the new organization in Hello! Project." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-06-26.
  18. "63.遊☆横山玲奈" (in Japanese). Morning Musume 13ki Official Blog. 2017-04-04.
  19. "川村 あやの(カワムラ アヤノ)" (in Japanese). Hachikin Girls Official Homepage. (Archived)
  20. "ハロプロ愛を語りつくすハロショトークに、大森望&川村あやの(はちきんガールズ)が出席。『50代からのアイドル入門』をネタに大盛り上がり" (in Japanese). Stereo Sound Online. 2016-05-14.

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