|Ogata Risa promoting "Teion Yakedo"|
|Also Known As||Risamaru (りさまる?)|
|Born||November 5, 1998|
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2014-)
|Associated Acts||NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Tsubaki Factory|
|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, 9 Months, 25 Days|
|Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information|
|“||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. ||”|
–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 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 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.
Ogata is an only child.
The following list are notable friendships Ogata Risa has acquired:
Ogata was given the name Risa as it can pass as a name overseas. 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.
- Name: Ogata Risa (小片リサ)
- Nickname: Risamaru (りさまる)
- Birthday: November 5, 1998
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 159cm
- Western Zodiac: Scorpio
- Eastern Zodiac: Tiger
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei Color: Red
- Hello! Project Status:
- Tsubaki Factory Member Color: Light Orange (2015-)
- Hello! Project Groups:
- NICE GIRL Project! groups:
- NICE GIRL Project! Kenshuusei (2011–2014)
- 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
-  TRIANGLE
-  Thank You Very Berry
-  Kizetsu Suru Hodo Aishiteru!
-  Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa
-  Nega Poji Poji
- [2015–] The Girls Live
- [2014–] Hello! Project Station
- [2016–] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Wednesdays, 2016.09–2017.09; Tuesdays, 2017.10–)
- Within Hello! Project, the senior she admires the most is ANGERME's Fukuda Kanon. By group, she admires Okai Chisato of ℃-ute, Sayashi Riho of Morning Musume, Miyamoto Karin of Juice=Juice, Tsugunaga Momoko of Country Girls and Hamaura Ayano of Kobushi Factory.
- She is a fan of ℃-ute and Juice=Juice.
- She is left handed.
- She went to a release event for Juice=Juice's "Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo / Hajimete wo Keiken-chuu."
- She shares the same surname, phonetically, as Morning Musume member Ogata Haruna, but they have different kanji for their surnames. She also shares her birth name "Risa" with former 5th generation Morning Musume member Niigaki Risa and Yamaki Risa from Country Girls.
- Her future goal is win the "Best Newcomer Award" with Tsubaki Factory.
- She has stated during an interview that she wants to go to Germany, and that she tries to learn some words in German.
- She shares her birthday with Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Yamazaki Yuhane.
- Gallery:Ogata Risa
- List:Ogata Risa Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Ogata Risa Discography Featured In
Oldest Member of Tsubaki Factory
Sub-Leader of Tsubaki Factory
- ↑ . 2017-03-02.
- ↑ "お兄ちゃんみたいな存在。 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2015-06-26.
- ↑ "りがとうございます！ 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Ogata Risa Official Blog. 2017-03-01.
- ↑ Pocket Morning. 2016-11-06. (Translation by Ro-kun)
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- ↑ "サイリウム!!" (in Japanese), Hirose Ayaka @ Trainees Collection
- ↑ https://web.archive.org/web/20150312021349/http://www.helloproject.com/helloprokenshusei/profile/risa_ogata/
- ↑ Ogata Risa. "＊はじめまして！＊ 小片リサ" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2015-05-16.
- Official Profile: Tsubaki Factory, Hello Pro Kenshuusei
- Trainees-Collection blog (Tag: "Ogata Risa")
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei blogs: Hello! Project tour blog, February/March 2015