Ogata Risa
()(がた) リサ
Ogata Risa promoting "Shuukatsu Sensation"
Background Information
Also Known As Risamaru (りさまる?)
Born November 5, 1998 (1998-11-05) (age 19)
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Blood Type A
Zodiac Sign Scorpio Scorpio
Height 159cm
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer
Years Active 2011-present
(6 years)
Agency TNX (2011-2014)
Associated Acts NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Tsubaki Factory
Blog Tsubaki Factory Official Blog
Tsubaki Factory Information
Joined April 29, 2015
Member Color       Light Orange
Debut Single Hatsukoi Sunrise / Just Try! / Uruwashi no Camellia
Time in Group 2 Years, 6 Months, 16 Days
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information
Joined November 2014
Generation 22nd Generation
Left February 2017
Ogata's Autograph
I have so much to improve: my skills in dance, singing, talking, acting, etc. I want to be a member on which the others can count in. I hope to have as many lessons and trainings as possible. [1]

–Ogata Risa, March 2017

Ogata Risa (小片リサ) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project as a member and sub-leader of Tsubaki Factory. Prior to first joining Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei in November 2014, she was a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei under NICE GIRL Project!.



Ogata Risa, February 2017


Ogata Risa, September 2016


Ogata Risa, August 2016


Ogata Risa, January 2016


Ogata Risa, May 2015


Ogata Risa, April 2015


Ogata Risa, March 2015


Early LifeEdit

Ogata Risa was born on November 5, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan.


On April 30, Ogata was introduced as a member of NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei during a live at Shinjuku BLAZE.

In summer 2012, she participated in the Morning Musume 11ki Member "Suppin Utahime" Audition, but failed to pass the third round. Her audition number was #125.


On November 16, NICE GIRL Project!'s trainee program was abolished. Soon after, Ogata, alongside Hashimoto Nagisa, Horie Kizuki, Shimano Momoko, Hirose Ayaka, and Inoue Rei, were given the opportunity to become a member 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.


On April 29, it was announced that Ogata would be debuting in a new unit named Tsubaki Factory alongside Yamagishi Riko, Kishimoto Yumeno, Niinuma Kisora, Asakura Kiki and Tanimoto Ami.

From June 18 to June 28, Ogata participated in TRIANGLE, an Engeki Joshibu musical starring selected Morning Musume '15 members.

On August 8, Ogata was announced as the sub-leader of Tsubaki Factory.


On November 6, Ogata celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled Tsubaki Factory Ogata Risa Birthday Event 2017, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.

Personal LifeEdit

Ogata is an only child.[2]

When Ogata joined Tsubaki Factory, she was a second year high school student. She graduated from high school in March 2017.[3]

The following list are notable friendships Ogata Risa has acquired:

Ogata was given the name Risa as it can pass as a name overseas.[4] It is written in katakana to balance with her family name.

The following is a list of nicknames that have been used to refer to Ogata Risa:

  • Risamaru (りさまる): Official nickname. Given to her when she first joined NICE GIRL Project! Trainee.
  • Risa-chan (リサちゃん) and Rii-chan (リーちゃん): Other common nicknames used to refer to Ogata.


  • Specialties: Jazz dance, Kendama (3rd level)
  • Hobbies: Drawing, learning German
  • Favorite Music Genres: Idol music, Jazz, Techno Pop
  • Favorite Food: Watermelon
  • Favorite Sport: Long jump (I can only do this.)
  • Favorite Color: Red
  • Motto: Ryuukan godou! Doryoku wa jibun wo uragiranai (流汗悟道! 努力は自分を裏切らない; Sweating is an enlightenment! Your effort won’t betray you)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: "Waraenai Hanashi", "Watashi no Kokoro"
  • Looks Up To: Fukuda Kanon




TV ProgramsEdit



  • [2016–] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Wednesdays, 2016.09–2017.09; Tuesdays, 2017.10–)

Music VideosEdit


See AlsoEdit

Honorary TitlesEdit

Honorary titles

Preceded by

Oldest Member of Tsubaki Factory

Succeeded by

Preceded by

Sub-Leader of Tsubaki Factory

Succeeded by


  1. [1]. 2017-03-02.
  2. "お兄ちゃんみたいな存在。 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2015-06-26.
  3. "りがとうございます! 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Ogata Risa Official Blog. 2017-03-01.
  4. Pocket Morning. 2016-11-06. (Translation by Ro-kun)
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  6. "サイリウム!!" (in Japanese), Hirose Ayaka @ Trainees Collection
  8. Ogata Risa. "*はじめまして!* 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2015-05-16.

External LinksEdit

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