Tamura Meimi promoting "Desugita Kui wa Utarenai"
|Also Known As||Meimei (めいめい?)|
|Born||October 30, 1998|
|Occupation||Idol, Singer, Actress, Model|
|Agency||UP-FRONT AGENCY (2011-2012)|
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2012-)
|Associated Acts||ANGERME, Mobekimasu, Hagatamu|
|Member Color|| (2014-Present) Purple|
Tamura Meimi (田村芽実) is a member of Hello! Project as a second-generation member of ANGERME. She was first introduced at the Hello! Project 2011 Summer ~Nippon no Mirai wa WOW WOW Live~ concert on August 14, 2011.
Tamura Meimi was born on October 30, 1998 in Gunma, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed.
On August 14, Tamura Meimi was announced as a S/mileage sub-member at the Hello! Project 2011 SUMMER ~Nippon no mirai wa WOW WOW Live~ concert
On September 15th, Tamura posted her first blog post on the S/mileage Sub-member's official blog, and called it "Heart Pounding"
On October 16th, Tamura, along with the other S/mileage sub-members, were announced as official members, becoming second generation members.
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.
On April 14, S/mileage 2nd Generation had a fanclub event.
On October 12, Tamura Meimi's grandmother passed away.
On October 29, Tamura had an event to celebrate her 15th birthday. The special event was called S/mileage ~Tamura Meimi Birthday Event 2013~ , the event featured two performances in Tokyo. It also featured many games and a mini-live.
On October 31, Tamura celebrated her 16th birthday. The special event was called S/mileage ~Tamura Meimi Birthday Event 2014~, the event featured two performances in Tokyo.
On December 3, Tamura will celebrate her 17th birthday. The special event is called ANGERME Tamura Meimi Birthday Event 2015, the event will feature two performances in Tokyo.
On October 12, 2013, Tamura’s grandmother passed away.
When she auditioned for S/mileage, Tamura was a 1st year middle school student. As of April 2015, she is currently attending her second year of high school.
The following list are notable friendships Tamura Meimi has acquired:
- Nakanishi Kana: She currently gets along best with Nakanishi Kana in ANGERME.
- Aikawa Maho: She gets along well with ANGERME member Aikawa Maho
- Miyamoto Karin: She is good friends with Juice=Juice member Miyamoto Karin.
- Kosuga Fuyuka: When Tamura joined S/mileage she was close friends with Kosuga Fuyuka.
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Tamura Meimi:
- Meimei (めいめい): Official nickname, given her since joining S/mileage. Used by members and fans.
- Meimin (めいみん): Second official nickname, given her since joining S/mileage. Used by members and fans.
- Tamu (たむ): An abbreviation for Tamura.
- Name: Tamura Meimi (田村芽実)
- Nickname: Meimei (めいめい), Meimin (めいみん), Tamu (たむ), Tamutamu (たむたむ), Mei (めい), Tamumei (たむめい)
- Birthdate: October 30, 1998
- Birthplace: Isesaki, Gunma, Japan
- Bloodtype: O
- Height: 159cm
- Western Zodiac: Scorpio
- Eastern Zodiac: Tiger
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2011-08-14: S/mileage Submember
- 2011-08-14: Submember
- 2011-10-16: S/mileage Full Member
- 2011-10-16: Member
- Years in ANGERME: 3 years
- Official Kaomoji: ﾒｲ´‘ ｗ‘）
- S/mileage / ANGERME Color:
- Green (2011-2014)
- Purple (2014-)
- Audition Song: "○○ Ganbaranakutemo Eenende!!" by S/mileage
- Hello! Project groups:
- Favorite Subject: Music, art
- Favorite Animal: Loves all animals.
- Favorite Color: Loves all colors
- Favorite Food: Squid soumen, plum konbu, scallop strings.
- Favorite English Phrase: "For you"
- Hobby: Playing with her dog
- Special Skill: Room arrangement, sports, doing hair.
- Strong Point: Being energetic
- Weak Point: Being rough and openhanded
- Audition Song: ○○ Ganbaranakutemo Eenende!!
- Looks up to: Niigaki Risa, Hagiwara Mai
- Mou Nakanai to Kimeta (from LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-)
- Yumemiru Fifteen (S/mileage cover; from SMILE FANTASY!)
- [2014.05.10] May.
- [2012.08.27] Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~ (Fanclub DVD)
- [2013.07.26] S/mileage Member Birthday Event - Fukuda Kanon, Takeuchi Akari, Tamura Meimi (Fanclub DVD)
- [2013.12.25] Tamura Meimi Birthday Event 2013 (Fanclub DVD)
- [2015.01.27] S/mileage Birthday Event 2014 "Takeuchi Akari & Tamura Meimi"
Featured on the coverEdit
- [2011.11.14] CD&DL Data (with Tanaka Reina, Mano Erina, Yajima Maimi, Tsugunaga Momoko, Suzuki Airi, Wada Ayaka, Sayashi Riho)
- [2012.01.xx] Memew DX
- [2014.xx.xx] Anican R Yanyan (Vol.12)
-  Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro•Igyou (怪談新耳袋・異形) (as Misaki)
- [2011-2012] Hello Pro! TIME (ハロプロ！ＴＩＭＥ)
-  S/mileage no Sono Joshiki Choto Mate Kudasai! (スマイレージのその常識チョトマテクダサイ!)
- [2012-2013] Hello! SATOYAMA Life (ハロー! SATOYAMA ライフ)
- [2014-] The Girls Live
- [2013-] Hello! Project Station (ハロ！ステ)
-  Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園)
-  Mister Donut (ミスタードーナツの)
-  Sekai Daikyouryuuten (世界大恐竜展) (as Tirara the Dinosaur Guide)
-  Shugo Chara! (as Yuiki Yaya)
-  Coco Smile 7 (ココ・スマイル7)
-  Warera Jeanne ~Shoujo Seisen Kageki~ (as Constance and Marion)
-  LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- (as Marigold)
-  SMILE FANTASY!
- [2012–] SS1422
- Prior to joining S/mileage, she was a part of an acting program called Musical Village, which her mother and sister inspired her to join.
- Sato Masaki thinks Meimi is the coolest member of Hello! Project.
- If she could join another group, she'd join°C-ute.
- She'd like to take Wada Ayaka to see Wicked.
- Her audition number was 13.
- Shares a birthday with Morning Musume member Fukumura Mizuki and former Coconuts Musume member Kimura Ayaka.
- She is good at imitating synchronized swimming and goldfish.
- Wants to do a duet with Hagiwara Mai.
- On her days off from work, she spends most of her time playing with her dog.
- Tamura has stated; "I'm still a novice at singing and dancing but, I'm trying my very very best everyday to improve".
- She said that in her previous life she thinks she was a sloth, because she likes to sleep alot.
- She said if a thief came she'd feel that Tanaka Reina would come protect her.
- She said if she could be another member, she said she would be Tsugunaga Momoko, because her overall personality is cute.
- Describes her personality as loud.
- Kept a dog she found in a cardboard box in January 2012.
- In Team Okai she covers Ishida Ayumi.
- She likes Chickadees.
- She tends to her bangs because she doesn't want to keep on plucking her eyebrows.
- She believes that Tsugunaga Momoko is the both most energetic and mellowest member of Hello! Project. She explains that Tsugunaga has the ability to go both ways like an on-off switch, in which she personally believes she has no control over.
- During the S/mileage Live Tour 2013 ~Smile Charge~, she expressed her love for soy sauce and puts it on everything she eats, including salads and potatoes.
- She has bad vision, but she is afraid to put in contacts.
- In Fukuda Kanon's final interview before her graduation, she had this to say about Tamura: "She really does a lot of research on herself. She likes theatre and the way she can use her singing voice so freely is really cool. She never gets embarrassed by anything, so she’s always able to adopt the feelings of the main character in any song. I’m her senior but I really look up to her."
- Gallery:Tamura Meimi
- List:Tamura Meimi Discography Featured In
- List:Tamura Meimi Concert & Event Appearances
- ↑ http://www.go-isesaki.com/isesaki_np/people_100312.html
- ↑ Tamura Meimi. "天国へ旅立ったおばあちゃん。田村芽実です欲しいです☆" (in Japanese). S/mileage 2nd Gen members Official Blog. 2013-10-13.
- ↑ Tamura Meimi (Translation: Nekokai). "I want to put in contacts, but." Blog! Project. 12-17-2013.
- ↑ Sakurai Takamasa. "#39 Kanon Fukuda’s Final Interview as a Member of ANGERME". Asian Beat. 2015-11-25.
Youngest member of S/mileage
Youngest active member of Hello! Project
Tamura Family TreeEdit