, born February 7, 1988 in Yamatotokada, Nara, Japan, is a Japanese singer, actress, author, and former Guinness World Record holder.
also known to her fans as Ayaya, is a Japanese pop singer and actress from Himeji, Hyogo, Japan.
is the umbrella name for a collective of female recording artists under the Japanese idol entertainment company Up-Front Promotion (a subsidiary of Up-Front Group.
The were an annual event in the Japanese idol collection Hello! Project that spanned between 2000 and 2005.
, formerly simply and colloquially referred to as, is a Japanese female idol group, holding the second highest overall single sales (of a female group) on the Oricon charts as of February 2012, with the Oricon record of most top ten singles with an amount of 64, and they have sold over 21 million copies in Japan alone.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
, is a Japanese idol, actress and model associated with the Hello! Project banner and best known as a former member of the pop group Morning Musume.
is a Japanese record label owned by Up-Front Works, a Japanese entertainment management company.