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Suzuki Kanon
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Suzuki Kanon, March 2015
Nickname Zukki (ズッキ?)
Born August 5, 1998 (1998-08-05) (age 16)
Birth Place Aichi, Japan
Blood Type B
Zodiac Sign Leo Leo
Height 154cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer, Actress, Model
Years Active 2011-present
(4 years)
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2011-2012)
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2012-present)
Label zetima
Group Morning Musume
Generation 9th Generation
Associated Acts Morning Musume, Hello! Project Mobekimasu
Blog Morning Musume '14 Qth Official Blog
Name Spelling
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Birth Name
Kanji 鈴木 香音
Hiragana すずき カのん
Katakana スズキ カノン
Romaji Suzuki Kanon
It’s not right for Idols to just smile, but it’s even worst when an idol forgets to smile, right?

–Suzuki Kanon, August 2013

Suzuki Kanon (鈴木香音) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project. She is a ninth generation member of the Japanese pop group Morning Musume.



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Suzuki Kanon, January 2011

Early LifeEdit

Suzuki Kanon was born on August 5, 1998 in the Mikawa Province area in Aichi, Japan.


On January 2, at the first Hello! Project 2011 Winter ~Kangei Shinsen Matsuri~ A gana Live concert, Tsunku announced Suzuki as one of the new members of Morning Musume's 9th generation alongside Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, and Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Fukumura Mizuki.[1] That same day, Suzuki made her concert debut.

In April, Suzuki debuted in the Morning Musume single "Maji Desu ka Ska!".

Suzuki starred in a stage play titled Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~ along with Niigaki Risa, Tanaka Reina, the other 9th Generation members, and Kudo Haruka.


On April 18, it was announcced that Tanaka Reina and Morning Musume's 9th & 10th Generation members would star in a new stage play titled Stacey’s Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki. The musical ran from June 6-12.

On May 13, information was released about an event for the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume as well as S/mileage’s 2nd generation members, titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~, was set to take place on June 15th, 18th, and 20th at Yokohama Blitz.


Suzuki had a birthday event titled Suzuki Kanon Birthday Event ~Oto no Kaori Yuku 15sai~ with guest Ikuta Erina and Sato Masaki.


In 2014, Suzuki began appearing solo in various variety TV/game shows: she appeared on Quiz 30 ~Sanketsu Seyo~ on April 27 (alongside Tsugunaga Momoko) and May 18 (alongside Michishige Sayumi and Ikuta Erina), VS. Arashi on July 3 as a part of Team Pocchari (Team Chubby), Tsutaete Pikacchi on September 6 and DownTown (with Sayashi Riho) in September.

On August 5, Suzuki had her 16th birthday event, titled Morning Musume '14 ~Suzuki Kanon Birthday Event 2014~. The event featured one performance at Yamano Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

On October 27, during Kon'ya mo Usa-chan Peace, it was announced that Suzuki will have her own radio show, later titled Itsudemo! Kannon Smile, on CBC Radio starting on December 2nd, replacing Michishige Sayumi's radio show.[2]

Personal LifeEdit

Suzuki's mother is a piano teacher.[citation needed] She has one siblings: a younger sister, who is 5 years her minor.[3] She has a pet cat named Bii-san. After joining Morning Musume, Suzuki moved to Tokyo from her hometown.

On December 18, 2013, Suzuki reported the death of her grandfather. Grandpa Mikkan's health had been deteriorating since the summer and he was eventually hospitalized. Grandpa Mikkan passed away at an undisclosed hospital surrounded by the Suzuki family.[4]

When she auditioned for Morning Musume, Suzuki was a 6th grade elementary school student.[1] As of April 2014, she is currently attending her first year of high school.

The following list are notable friendships Suzuki Kanon has acquired:

During rehearsals around the end of December 2014, Suzuki Kanon sprained her left ankle, tearing a ligament. As the injury will take 6 weeks to recover, she will not participate in any of the Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2014 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ and Hello! Project 2015 WINTER shows.[5]

Suzuki played sports in school; she played 3rd base for her school's softball team, finished in 3rd place in the third-fifth grade marathon, and finished 6th place in the fifth grade marathon.

Suzuki's given name, "Kanon", means aroma (香; ka) combined with sound (音; non). It's a common feminine and less common masculine Japanese given name.

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Suzuki Kanon:

  • Zukki (ズッキ): Official nickname; given by Tsunku since the she debuted.[6]
  • Zukki-san (ズッキさん): Suzuki calls herself Zukki-san because she wants to be more mature.
  • Kanon (かのん): Second official nickname, given her since joining Morning Musume. Used by members and fans. [citation needed]
  • Zuka (ずか): Nickname for Suzuki Kanon, compounded of Zu (Suzuki) and Ka (Kanon).[citation needed]
  • Kizzu (キッズ): Nickname given by Katsuta Rina. [7]


  • Name: Suzuki Kanon (鈴木香音)
  • Official Nickname: Zukki (ズッキ)[6]
  • Birthdate: August 5, 1998 (1998-08-05) (age 16)
  • Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
  • Blood type: B
  • Height: 154cm[8]
  • Zodiac: Tiger
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2011-01-02: Member
    • 2011-01-02: Morning Musume Member
    • 2011-01-02: Member
    • 2012-10-01: Transferred to UP-FRONT PROMOTION (as part of Morning Musume)
    • 2012-10-01: Member
  • Years in Morning Musume: 4 Years
  • Official Kaomoji: 从*´◇`)
  • Morning Musume Color:
    • Green (2011-Present)[9]
  • Audition Song: "Kaeritakunatta yo" by Ikimono Gakari
  • Hello! Project Groups:

See Also: List:Suzuki Kanon Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
  • Favorite Food: Yakiniku, fish intestines, miso soup, dried daikon
  • Least Favorite Food: Watermelon, grapes, black tea
  • Dislikes: Cooking
  • Hobbies: Karaoke
  • Favorite Colors: Pink, yellow, orange, green
  • Special Skills: Eating too much, imitating insects
  • Motto: "Smiling is #1!".
  • Favorite Phrase: "I'll manage somehow"
  • Proud of in Hometown: There are so many people with warm hearts
  • Strong Point: Can laugh and never stop
  • Weak Point: Wakes up if a car comes pass
  • Favorite Animal: Rabbit
  • Favorite Month: January.
  • Charm Point: Mole, Smile
  • Favorite Morning Musume Songs: "Shabondama", "Kimagure Princess", "Onna to Otoko no Lullaby Game"
  • Favorite Song in the Past: YUME Biyori, Sakura Sake, "Touch" by Iwasaki Yoshimi
  • Current Favorite Song: Sakuranbo, Perseus, "Machibuse" by Ishikawa Hitomi,
  • Looks up to: Mitsui Aika, Fukuda Kanon, Nakazawa Yuko
  • Favorite OG Member: Mitsui Aika


See also: List:Suzuki Kanon Discography Featured In

Solo DVDsEdit



Digital PhotobooksEdit

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  • [2011.11.25] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2011 (アロハロ!モーニング娘。2011) (Zukki version)
  • [2012.12.27] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume 2012 (アロハロ!モーニング娘。2012) (Zukki version)
  • [2013.03.08] Alo-Hello! Morning Musume Qki (アロハロ!モーニング娘。Q期) (Zukki version)
  • [2013.04.09] Morning Musume Alo-Hello Qki (モーニング娘。アロハロ!モーニング娘。Q期)


Cover girlEdit

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  • [2013.12.05] Weekly Famitsu Tawian Vol.463

Featured on the coverEdit

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  • [2011] Sharehouse (シェアハウス)

TV ProgramsEdit

TV DramasEdit

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  • [2012–] 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~)
  • [2014-] Itsudemo! Kannon Smile (いつでも!カンノンスマイル)


  • She ranked 2nd in a magazine's 2011 "Girls that seem like they'll become big stars in the future" ranking.[10]
  • She was voted 10th favorite member in the 2013 "Hello! Project Music Awards" event.[11]
  • She ranked 10th in BOMB magazine's 2013 "Breakout idols" ranking.[12]
  • She ranked 2nd in BOMB magazine's 2014 "Breakout idols" ranking.[13]
  • In a poll taken by J-melo, she was voted 2nd most popular member of Morning Musume in foreign countries.[14]


  • She, along with Sayashi Riho, are the first members of Morning Musume that were born after the group's formation in 1997.
  • She'd like to go to a zoo with Yajima Maimi.
  • When Berryz Koubou and Morning Musume were in the show Joy-sing, Suzuki won over Sudo Maasa.
  • When asked "What animal would you be?", Suzuki's answer was "rabbit".
  • She is allergic to sunflowers.
  • Can pick up anything with clean hands.
  • For the Morning Musume 9th Generation Audition, Suzuki was #320.
  • Her weight has been a big topic among fans, in media and even inside Morning Musume '14 since mid-2012, when she began to gain weight rapidly. In a radio interview, she revealed that she has in fact been chubby for her whole life, but in prior to joining Morning Musume, she went on a diet and lost weight in order to audition for the group.[15]
  • She shares last names with ℃-ute member Suzuki Airi.
  • She is known for her cheerful and funny personality.
  • She likes to look natural. 
  • She got appreciation from Tsunku, who said that Suzuki has an energetic smile.
  • Suzuki has kinship with Brazilians and a Brazilian family friend.
  • She is the first Morning Musume member to be born in the Tokai region of Honshu.
  • Her mother encouraged her to audition for Morning Musume.
  • She had no dancing experience when she first joined Morning Musume.
  • She is a fan of The Drifters, and her favorite members is Nakamoto Kouji.
  • She appeared in the newspaper of her prefecture on January 16, 2011.[16]
  • When she first joined, she was well known for her bug impersonations.
  • She has said that when she gets older, she wants to learn foreign languages and travel around the world.
  • When asked "if you could become another member of Hello! Project, who would you be?", she said that she would be Tsugunaga Momoko.
  • Michishige Sayumi has said that she wished she could be as pretty and sing as good as Suzuki.
  • It has been said that Suzuki has the best control with pitches in her generation.
  • Tsunku has said if Suzuki keeps improving, that she may be a main singer in the future.
  • She passed her Morning Musume audition with a comedy routine.  
  • She said in her blog that she wears ponytails most of the time and for most of her life.
  • Has said that she wants to take a trip to Brazil.
  • She would want to be a nurse or a school teacher after her activities in Morning Musume.
  • She loves to play Taiko no Tatsujin on her DSi.
  • She treasures her bear Chaa-chan.
  • She keeps a picture of Mitsui Aika in her wallet.
  • She along with Ishida Ayumi believes that Michishige Sayumi is the perfect idol.
  • It is said that she sings so loudly that she doesn't need a microphone.
  • Her favorite English phrase is "this is a pen!"
  • Oda Sakura has stated that she gets alongs with Kanon best.
  • She is currently practicing English using a software on her DS.
  • She posted on her blog that she takes voice lessons with Oda Sakura.
  • She says she hasn't watched any dramas since she joined Morning Musume.
  • She likes Disney and often goes to the Tokyo Disney Land.
  • Tsunku commented on her: "Her character becoming quite stable these days... or maybe not. Maybe she's not fully there yet, the public doesn't know Suzuki's full potential yet, only 1/3 has become known so far. She probably knows this herself, as well, so with this upcoming single keep climbing!".[17]
  • She is the only one out of the 9th gen to have never participated in a sub-unit.

See AlsoEdit

Honorary TitlesEdit

Honorary titles

Preceded by
Mitsui Aika

Youngest member of Morning Musume
January 2011 – September 2011

Succeeded by
Kudo Haruka

Suzuki Family TreeEdit

Brother 1
Brother 2


  1. 1.0 1.1 "モーニング娘。第9期メンバー決定!!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Official Website. 2011-01-02. (Archived)
  2. Suzuki Kanon. "大切な嬉しいお知らせ♪鈴木香音" (in Japanese). Morning Musume '14 Qki Official Blog. 2014-10-27.
  3. Suzuki Kanon. "鈴妹☆鈴木香音" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Qki Official Blog. 2012-10-27.
  4. Suzuki Kanon. "みっくんじぃちゃん、大大大好き!♪鈴木香音" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Qki Official Blog. 2013-12-18.
  5. Staff. "「モーニング娘。’14 鈴木香音・佐藤優樹に関するお知らせ」" (in Japanese). Morning Musume '14 Qki Official Blog. 2014-12-29.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michishige Sayumi. "新生モーニング娘。" (in Japanese). Michishige Sayumi Official Gree Blog. 2011-01-04.
  9. Takahashi Ai's Ameba Blog. Post Title "Morning Musume no Senaka"
  10. Unknown Magazine. Unknown Release Date. Image Reference.
  11. Hello! Project Music Awards 2013. Unknown Date. Image Reference.
  12. BOMB Magazine. Unknown Date. Image Reference.
  13. BOMB Magazine. Unknown Date. Image Reference.
  14. J-Melo. NHK World. Broadcast Date: May 30, 2014.
  15. Young Town Doyoubi. 2014-07-05.
  16. Reference Image
  17. Tsunku. "モーニング娘。'14 10/15発売シングル「TIKI BUN/シャバダバ ドゥ~/見返り美人」" (in Japanese). Tsunku Official Blog. 2014-08-28.

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