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Shimakura Rika, June 2018
|Born||August 20, 2000|
|Occupation||Idol, Singer, Model|
|Agency||UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2017-)|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, New "Performance Group" Unit|
|New "Performance Group" Unit Information|
|Joined||June 9, 2018|
|Time in Group||0 Years, 2 Months, 10 Days|
|Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information|
|Joined||March 6, 2017|
|Graduated||July 14, 2018|
|Time in Group||1 Year, 4 Months, 9 Days|
|“||I want to become an idol, like my Hello! Project seniors, that can dance and sing in cool and cute ways. I want to sing on a big stage someday ! ||”|
–Shimakura Rika, June 2018
Shimakura Rika was born on August 20, 2000 in Tokyo, Japan.
Shimakura participated in Morning Musume '16 Shinseiki Audition, but failed.
On March 6, it was announced that Shimakura had joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Hibi Marina, Eguchi Saya, Doi Rena, Okamura Minami, Matsunaga Riai, Yamada Ichigo, and Nakayama Natsume. She was introduced at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 3gatsu ~Marching!~ on March 11.
On February 13, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 2~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Maeda Kokoro, Yamazaki Yuhane and Nishida Shiori, where she performed a cover of Berryz Koubou's 23rd single "Maji Bomber!!".
On March 20, she participated in a fanclub event titled Engeki Joshibu "Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan" DVD Hatsubai Kinen Special Event in Nagoya at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Maeda Kokoro, Noguchi Kurumi, Yonemura Kirara, Yamazaki Yuhane and Nishida Shiori.
On May 6, she performed "Fiesta! Fiesta!" from Juice=Juice's first digital single at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ and won "Best Performance" with 324 fan votes.
On June 9, during the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 6gatsu ~Niji~ in Tokyo, it was announced that Shimakura was chosen alongside Nishida Shiori and Eguchi Saya to join the new group led by Ichioka Reina that would debut later in 2018.
She has a younger sister, and she owns a pet turtle.
When Shimakura joined New "Performance Group" Unit, she was a last year high school student. As of April 2018, Shimakura is currently in her last year of high school.
- Special Skills: Eating watermelon quickly, catching insects
- Hobbies: Watching Hello! Project videos, karaoke, watching movies
- Favorite Music Genres: Hello! Project, Showa era pop, Disney
- Favorite Sport: Badminton
- Favorite School Subject: Physical education
- Motto: Ichinichi ichizen (一日一善; Do one good deed a day)
- Favorite Food: Watermelon and salmon
- Favorite Color: Red
- Charm Point: The dimple which is only on her left side
- Looks Up To: Morito Chisaki, Inoue Rei
- [2018.07.12] Bessatsu Shonen Champion
- [2018.07.20] CD Journal
- [2018.07.30] Gekkan Entame
- [2018.07.31] BIG ONE GIRLS
- [2018.08.09] BOMB
- [2018.09.20] CD Journal
- [2018.09.22] TVfan
- [2017-] Hello! Project Station
- If she could have one wish, she'd like to go back to the age of the dinosaurs because she likes them.
- She sang "Be Alive" for her Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ solo.
- She learned Karate.
- Gallery:Shimakura Rika
- List:Shimakura Rika Discography Featured In
- List:Shimakura Rika Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Shimakura Rika Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
- ↑ Shimakura Rika. Top Yell NEO 2018 SUMMER. 2018.
- ↑ "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入！" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-03-06.
- ↑ Yamagishi Riko. ""発表！"山岸理子" (in Japanese). Tsubaki Factory Official Blog. 2018-06-09.
- ↑ https://news.walkerplus.com/article/155809/
- ↑ https://twitter.com/tozamasan/status/840463040944332800
- ↑ Top Yell NEO 2018 SUMMER magazine special issue
|New "Performance Group" Unit|
|Current Members||Ichioka Reina (Leader) | Shimakura Rika | Nishida Shiori | Eguchi Saya|
|Concerts & Events|
|Other Concerts & Events|
|Hello! Project Concerts|
|Units & Other Acts|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, New "Small Theater Troupe" Unit|