Hirasawa Hikari

Also Known As

HiraHika, KariKari, Sawa-chan, Rari, Hikarin


February 25, 1997 (Age 17)


Hiroshima, Japan


Japanese Pop


Singer, Dancer

Years Active

2011 - Present


UP-FRONT Works, Hello! Project

Associated Acts

DreamS Kenshuusei, METALLICA

Hirasawa Hikari (平沢ひかり) is a former 3rd generation DreamS Kenshuusei and leader of former DreamS Kenshuusei unit METALLICA. She joined DreamS Kenshuusei on January 27, 2011, and graduated on November 20, 2013.

She is currently a member of the Hello! Project group, NYANKEES.



On January 27, she, alongside 4 other girls, passed the DreamS Kenshuusei auditions. They made up the Third generation DreamS Kenshuusei.


She was a backdancer for NeXus' first concert. She was also a backdancer for the PolaVegaXus collaboration concert.


On July 1, it was announced that 2 new DreamS Kenshuusei units were formed. METALLICA, formed of Hirasawa, Sugisaki Yui and Nakamoto Marina, was to be a kawaii-metal girl group. The K-Team, originally composed of  Kyouzuka Saori, Kikuchi Suzuka, Kugimiya Shizuka and Kudou Mari, were to focus on cute, cool songs. They debuted on July 15.

It was soon announced in October that Hirasawa, alongside Nagase Mirei, Sugisaki Yui, Nakamoto Marina, Fujisaki Tomoyo, and Otokawa Sana, will graduate from DreamS Kenshuusei on November 20. Nagase Mirei was to become a 2nd Generation member of Polaris Alpha, whilst the five other members, including Hirasawa, were to move and debut under The Idol Project, under a newly-created group called "NYANKEES".

On November 20, Hirasawa officially graduated from DreamS Kenshuusei and became an official member of The Idol Project and NYANKEES.


  • Name: Hirasawa Hikari (平沢ひかり)
  • Nickname: HiraHika, KariKari, Sawa-chan, Rari, Hikarin
  • Birthday: February 25, 1997 (1997-02-25) (age 20)
  • Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Blood type: O
  • Height: 161cm (5"3)
  • Eastern Zodiac: Rabbit
  • Western Zodiac: Pisces
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2014-03-20 NYANKEES Member
    • 2014-03-20 Member
  • DreamS Status:
    • 2011-01-27: DreamS Kenshuusei
    • 2013-11-20: Graduated
  • The Idol Project Status:
    • 2013-11-20 NYANKEES Member
    • 2013-11-20 Member
    • 2014-03-20 Left
    • 2011-01-27: Member
  • NYANKEES Color: Strawberry
  • Former METALLICA Color: Orange
  • Hello! Project Groups:
    • NYANKEES (2014-Present)
  • DreamS groups:
  • The Idol Project groups:

  • Charm Point: Hair
  • Weak Point: Cries a lot
  • Strong Point: Honest
  • Favourite Animal: Bunnies
  • Special Skill: Trips at least once a day (even trips over nothing)
  • Hobbies: Singing, Purikura
  • Favorite Food(s): Mochi
  • Least Favorite Food(s): Garlic
  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Sport: Badminton
  • Favorite Show: Kasuka na Kanojo
  • Motto: "Honesty is the policy!"
  • Looks up to: Itou NaoToyama KanonTakahashi RieSatou MikiAsakawa Sakura
  • Favorite Song: "Ai Like Hamburger" by MoeDoki



  1. [2013.07.15] Ijime, Datte, Zettai!


  1. [2014.03.13] Watashi wa Yankii / Hey! Say! JUMP!
  2. [2014.XX.XX] Hareta Hi! / NYANKEE Kakumei


  • Known for naturally being cute.
  • Wants to change her image from cute to cool.
  • Was surprised that she was going to be a in a metal group instead of a cute-styled one.
  • Fans say that they like the cool Hikarin, and that her voice is more suited for rock styles than cute ones.
  • Is known for being able to trip over nothing, and tripping at least once a day.
  • Has a younger sister.
  • Is very tall for her age (was one of the tallest Kenshuusei in her time in the program).
  • Wants to follow in Fujiwara Hanako's steps.
  • She thought Sugisaki Yui and Nakamoto Marina were actually twins because they looked alike and acted the same.
  • In NYANKEES, she's the cool and stylish one.
  • She was a student at Actors School Hiroshima.

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