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| Oda Sakura|
Sakura, Dacchi, Odachii, Odan, Odacho, Sacchan
March 12, 1999
Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
2011 - Present
Oda Sakura (小田さくら, born on March 12, 1999) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project. She is an 11th generation member of Morning Musume and a former member of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei. She was first introduced at a fanclub event in November 2011 alongside Yamaga Kanae.
Oda Sakura was born on March 12, 1999 in Kanagawa, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed. She has an older brother and a younger sister.
On September 14, Oda was announced as the winner of Morning Musume 11th Generation ~Suppin Utahime~ Audition. Oda starts her official Morning Musume duties in January 2013 at the Hello! Project 2013 Winter Concert, after Morning Musume's 15th Anniversary Concert Tour.
On December 14, Oda's Morning Musume member color was revealed to be Lavender.
On April 11, Oda officially started blogging in the 10th Generation Members' blog.
On March 13, she will have a birthday event to celebrate her 15 years called "Oda Sakura Birthday Event 2014~ Sakura no Shirabe." It is going to have two performances at the Tokyo FM Hall.
- Name: Oda Sakura (小田さくら)
- Nicknames: Sakura (さくら), Dacchi, Odachii, Odan, Odacho, OdaSaku, Sakurakkyo, Sacchan, SakuSaku
- Birthplace: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
- Birthday: March 12, 1999
- Blood type: A
- Height: 152 cm 
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2011-11-12: Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Member
- 2012-09-14: Full Member
- 2012-09-14: Morning Musume Member
- UP-FRONT AGENCY Status:
- 2012-09-14: Full Member
- 2012-10-01: Transferred to UP-FRONT PROMOTION (as part of Morning Musume)
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
- 2012-10-01: Member
- Years in Morning Musume: 1 Year
- Morning Musume Color: Lavender
- Hello! Project groups:
- Hobbies: Sewing, cooking, humming on songs
- Special Skills: Hula dance
- Strong Point: Being able to talk to people without creating a wall between them.
- Weak Point: Being too positive sometimes
- Looks Up To: Takahashi Ai, Niigaki Risa, Michishige Sayumi, Nakajima Saki, Sugaya Risako
- Rival No. 1: Sato Masaki
- Favorite Morning Musume Songs: "Namidacchi", "Mikan", "HOW DO YOU LIKE JAPAN? ~Nihon wa Donna Kanji Dekka?~"
- Favorite Songs in the Past: "Twinkle Snow Powdery Snow" by Perfume, "Smile ~Kimi wa Hitori ja nai~" by Shiori, "Sakuranbo" by Otsuka Ai
- Current Favorite Songs: "GLITTER" by Perfume, "All I Want for Christmas is You" by Mariah Carey, "Kaze to Mirai" by Ikimonogakari, "Midnight Temptation" by ℃-ute
- Favorite Color: White
- Favorite Food: Matsumaezuke, jellyfish, and eggplant
- Favorite Manga: Shugo Chara!, Suki-tte Ii na yo.
- Favorite Word: "Ichigoichie" (一期一会; Once in a lifetime)
- Favorite Phrase: "~or so I think"
- Favorite Movie: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Favorite Subject: Home economics, music
- Disliked Subject: Language
- Charm point: Facial features
- Treasured Item: A stuff bear she had since birth
- See Also: Oda Sakura Discography Featured in
- [2013.01.30] Greeting ~Oda Sakura~ (“e-Hello!” DVD)
- [2013.04.20] Michishige ☆ Photo SOUL
- [2012.10.06] Top Yell (Back cover)
- [2013.10.17] Weekly Famitsu Taiwan Vol.456
Featured on the coverEdit
- [2013.01.23] Anikan R Yanyan (Back cover) (Iikubo Haruna, Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, Suzuki Kanon, Satou Masaki, & Kudo Haruka)
- [2013.02.25] Idol Frontline 2013 (with Michishige Sayumi, Fukumura Mizuki, & Kudo Haruka)
- [2013.04.06] Top Yell (with Michishige Sayumi, Tanaka Reina, Tsugunaga Momoko, Okai Chisato, Iikubo Haruna, Fukuda Kanon, Hagiwara Mai, Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, Sayashi Riho)
- [2013.04.11] Anikan R Yanyan Vol.5 (with Tanaka Reina, Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, Ikuta Erina, & Kudo Haruka)
- [2013.08.25] bounce issue 358 (with Michishige Sayumi, Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, & Sayashi Riho)
- [2013.09.11] Anikan R Yanyan magazine Vol.9 (Fukumura Mizuki, Ishida Ayumi, Ikuta Erina, & Satou Masaki)
- [2014.01.29] Anikan R Yanyan Vol.13 (with Michishige Sayumi, Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, & Ikuta Erina)
- [2013-] Morning Musume no Morning Jogakuin ~Houkago Meeting~ (モーニング娘。のモーニング女学院～放課後ミーティング～)
- [2013-] Sakura Sakuradio (FC Radio Show)
-  LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- (LILIUM －リリウム 少女純潔歌劇－)
- When she was a Kenshuusei, she said that she would like to debut into Berryz Koubou.
- She has five cats.
- She has an older brother and a younger sister.
- She appeared as a background dancer during the H!P 2012 Winter Concert Tour.
- When asked what she would do on a rainy day, she said she would sing the song "Tsuugaku Vector☂" by ℃-ute and sleep.
- Shares the same birthday as S/mileage member Fukuda Kanon.
- She is known for being very confident.
- She is currently one of the shortest members in Morning Musume.
- She said that if she could be an animal, she would be a rabbit or a dog.
- She said her dream as an idol is to become unique within Hello! Project.
- She can imitate certain girls' voices very well.
- She is the third member to be the only one of her generation, other being Goto Maki and Kusumi Koharu.
- She said her goal within Morning Musume is to sing like Takahashi Ai and Niigaki Risa, and to dance like Nakajima Saki.
- She is the fourth member of Morning Musume to be from Hello! Pro Kenshuusei; other being Linlin, Fukumura Mizuki and Kudo Haruka.
- When she first joined Morning Musume, Tsunku said she was one of the top three vocalists ever in Hello! Project, along with Takahashi Ai and Matsuura Aya (he later named Tanaka Reina a best vocalist).
- Her classmates used to call her "Medusa".
- Her best sport is swimming.
- She does not have a mentor figure.
- She has been a fan of Morning Musume and Minimoni since kindergarten.
- Her S/mileage audition number was 33.
- Her Morning Musume audition number was 178.
- All singles she has participated in ranked #1 in the Weekly Oricon rankings.
- There is a possibility that Tsunku planned on adding Oda to Morning Musume since she auditioned for S/mileage back in 2011.
- When she joined Morning Musume, she immediately became good friends with Sayashi Riho.
- She gets along best with Suzuki Kanon.
- When asked who was the nicest senpai in Morning Musume during the Morning Musume 2013 Fall tour, she said Tanaka Reina.
- A hairstyle she would like to try next is a short cut like Kudo Haruka's.
- She is not good at memorizing her positions on stage during performances, like Kusumi Koharu.
- She said her favorite member is Kudo Haruka.
- She considers Sato Masaki as a genius and her greatest rival.
- Fukumura Mizuki combined her and Oda's name to make "Odamura Mizura."
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Morning Musume welcomes 11th generation member Oda Sakura". tokyohive. 2012-09-14.
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|Members||9th Gen: Tanabe Nanami|
11th Gen: Yoshihashi Kurumi, Hamaura Ayano, Taguchi Natsumi
|Former Members||1st Gen: Korenaga Miki, Kawashima Miyuki, Okada Yui, Noto Arisa, Morozuka Kanami, Aoki Erina, Tanaka Anri, Ohse Kaede, Sengoku Minami, Sawada Yuri, Muto Mika, Hashida Mirei, Furukawa Konatsu, Hashimoto Aina, Ooyanagi Maho, Akiyama Yurika, Okada Robin Shouko, Arihara Kanna, Goto Yuki, Sainen Mia, Mori Saki, Yutoku Ayumi, Kitahara Sayaka, Wada Ayaka, Maeda Yuuka, Fukuda Kanon, Saho Akari, Okai Asuna, Sekine Azusa, Ogawa Saki, Maeda Irori, Arai Manami|
2nd Gen: Mano Erina, Ogura Manami, Komine Momoka
|Singles||Sora ga Aru (Digital single), Kanojo ni Naritai!!!, Ten Made Nobore!, Oheso no Kuni Kara Konnichiwa / Ten Made Nobore! (DVD single)|
|Associated Acts||THE Possible, Up Up Girls (Kari), ℃-ute, Juice=Juice, Morning Musume, S/mileage, v-u-den, Shugo Chara Egg!, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai, Aa!, High-King, Jurin, MilkyWay, Ongaku Gatas, Reborn Eleven, Shin Minimoni, Kashou Egg|