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Kobushi Factory
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Kobushi Factory Members

Current Members: 5
Former Members: 3
Main article: Kobushi Factory

This page consists of basic information about current and former members of the J-pop group Kobushi Factory.

All members joined the group on January 2, 2015 and they were part of Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

List of MembersEdit

Current MembersEdit

Name Birthdate Home
Prefecture
Blood
Type
Date Joined Member Color Notes
Hirose Ayaka
(広瀬彩海)
August 4, 1999
(age 19)
Kanagawa O January 2, 2015 Turquoise Leader
Former NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member (2011-2014)
Nomura Minami
(野村みな美)
February 10, 2000
(age 18)
Tokyo B Royal Blue
Hamaura Ayano
(浜浦彩乃)
April 26, 2000
(age 18)
Saitama AB Pink
Wada Sakurako
(和田桜子)
March 8, 2001
(age 17)
Aichi B Green
Inoue Rei
(井上玲音)
July 17, 2001
(age 17)
Tokyo O Purple Former NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei member (2013-2014)

Former MembersEdit

Name Birthdate Home
Prefecture
Blood
Type
Date Joined Member Color Date Left/Graduated Notes
Fujii Rio
(藤井梨央)
March 4, 1999
(age 19)
Aichi B January 2, 2015 Mustard July 6, 2017 Sub-Leader
(2015-2017)
Ogawa Rena
(小川麗奈)
March 27, 2000
(age 18)
Tochigi A Red September 6, 2017
Taguchi Natsumi
(田口夏実)
July 21, 2000
(age 18)
Saitama A Orange December 6, 2017

LeadershipEdit

Leader Period of time Sub-Leader Period of time
Hirose Ayaka March 8, 2015 – Present Fujii Rio March 8, 2015 – July 6, 2017
N/A July 7, 2017 - Present

TenuresEdit

Member Tenure Time in group
Hirose Ayaka January 2, 2015 - Present 3 Years, 7 Months, 16 Days
Nomura Minami
Hamaura Ayano
Wada Sakurako
Inoue Rei

All names in BOLD are current members.

  1. Hirose Ayaka, Nomura Minami, Hamaura Ayano, Wada Sakurako and Inoue Rei: 3 Years, 7 Months, 16 Days
  2. Taguchi Natsumi: 2 Years, 11 Months, and 4 Days
  3. Ogawa Rena: 2 Years, 8 Months, and 4 Days
  4. Fujii Rio: 2 Years, 6 Months, and 4 Days

Members Single CountEdit

Member Debut Single Last Single Single Count
Fujii Rio Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka 5 Singles
Hirose Ayaka Present 7 Singles
Nomura Minami
Ogawa Rena Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka 5 Singles
Hamaura Ayano Present 7 Singles
Taguchi Natsumi Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka 5 Singles
Wada Sakurako Present 7 Singles
Inoue Rei

Members Line-UpsEdit

Date Member(s) Total Members Age Average Singles Released with Line-up
January 2, 2015
(Formation)
Group formation. Founding members include Fujii Rio, Hirose Ayaka, Nomura Minami, Ogawa Rena, Hamaura Ayano, Taguchi Natsumi, Wada Sakurako, and Inoue Rei. 8 14.75-17.17 Nen ni wa Nen / Survivor, Dosukoi! Kenkyo ni Daitan / Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san no Uta / Nen ni wa Nen (Nen'iri Ver.), Sakura Night Fever / Chotto Guchoku ni! Chototsumoushin / Osu! Kobushi Tamashii, Samba! Kobushi Janeiro / Bacchikoi Seishun! / Ora wa Ninkimono, Shalala! Yareru Hazu sa / Ee ja nai ka Ninja nai ka
July 6, 2017 Fujii Rio leaves. 7 17.01-17.18 None
September 6, 2017 Ogawa Rena graduates. 6 17.13-17.38 None
December 6, 2017 Taguchi Natsumi leaves. 5 17.38- Kore Kara da! / Ashita Tenki ni Naare, Kitto Watashi wa / Naseba Naru

TriviaEdit

  • Kobushi Factory and Tsubaki Factory are currently the only Hello! Project groups consisting of members only from Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
  • All the members are born between 1999 and 2001, making this the first group to have all members born after Hello! Project's formation.
  • Kobushi Factory has the shortest age gap between the oldest and youngest member of the group (2 years and 4 months) out of current Hello! Project groups.

See AlsoEdit