Happy Jikan ~Junbi Ga Anata KA DO KA?~ Seventh Generation! (Happy Jikan ~You Ready OR NOT?~ Seventh Generation Auditions) is the seventh generation auditions for Happy Jikan. They were first announced April 11, 2012. The auditions started June 25, 2012 and ended September 10, 2012 with four winners.
- Application Requirements
- Girls aged 10-17 were allowed to audition
- Total Applicants
- 51 Chinese girls, 30 Taiwanese girls
- Training Camp and theme song
- Dance- MIRAI LOVE (Happy Jikan) & Renai Hunter (Morning Musume)
- Training Camp Choreographer
- The first round started June 27, 2012
- The second round began July 2, 2012
- The videotape and profile of each girl was viewed by Tsunku, who then arbitrarily selected the ones he wanted to go into the third round.
- The second round was from July 2 until July 5, in two locations (Tokyo & Ibaraki)
- The third Round began July 17, 2012
- The remaining 18 candidates were taken to Osaka for further screening.
- The fourth round began August 5, 2012
- The girls took classes in Japanese.
- Whoever was more fluent, was able to make it to the fifth round.
- The fourth round began August 29, 2012
- They were taken to a training camp where they recieved vocal and dance lessons. After, all the remaining contestants separetly recorded "Mada, sore wa mada..." and danced "MIRAI LOVE" in front of Tsunku and Usagi
9 girls were chosen
- Zeng Yun - 16
- Joe Song - 16
- Kao JingJing - 16
- Zyu Mingzhu - 15
- Hsaoi Zhe - 15
- Tang Juan - 13
- Pho Nia - 11
- Lee Mia- 11
- Bui Shun - 10
- Former sixth generation member Zeng Yun participated in this audition and made it in.
- Tsunku stated that he was looking for girls who had alot of potential, exotic personalities, cute yet strong voices and were talented at heart.
- Lee Mia and Tang Juan are now eigth generation members of Happy Jikan.
- All of the finalists who failed (excluding Lee Mia) had joined the Hello!Project Foreigners in January 2013.
- Pho Nia is now a member of DYB!. Xu Jiayi,who made it up to the third round,is now a member of DYB!
- Xiao Xiwang is now a member of Lollapalooza and North Star.