Izumi Utako
Nickname Koko (ココ)
Zumi (ズミ)
Utacchi (うたチ)
Birthdate January 21, 1999 (1999-01-21) (age 19)
Birthplace Saitama, Japan
Bloodtype O
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 155cm
Professional Information
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Dancer, Idol, Model
Years Active 2015-Present
(3 years)
Agency UP FRONT PROMOTION (2015-Present)
Label UP FRONT Works (2015)
BH Records (2015-Present)
Group JUNON 9
Associated Acts Fantasy Kenshuusei, JUNON 9
Being in a dance based group makes me realize that I have a lot of work to do. I might not be the strongest dancer, but support me as much as you can!

–Izumi Utako, July 2015

Izumi Utako (泉詩子) is a Japanese pop singer signed to Hello! Project as a member of JUNON 9.


Early Life

Izumi Utako was born on January 21, 1999 in Saitama, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed.


Izumi auditioned for Hello! Project Fantasy's THE VOICE & THE DANCE 2014 Auditions. She was a finalist, but failed to pass.

On May 13, Izumi was added to Fantasy Kenshuusei as a 6th generation member, along with the other failed finalists.

On July 11, Izumi was added to JUNON 9 with eight other girls. She graduated from Fantasy Kenshuusei the same day.

Personal Life

Izumi has a twin brother named Izumi Takuya. Her parents are also divorced.

Izumi attends the all girl private high school. When Izumi joined Fantasy Kenshuusei, she was a second year high school student.

As of April 2015, Izumi is currently attending her second year of high school.

Izumi played Lacrosse since her first year of middle school. However she stopped playing in her second year of high school to become a member of the Fantasy Kenshuusei.

The following list are notable friendships Izumi Utako has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that have been used to refer to Izumi Utako.

  • Koko (ココ): Official nickname, given to her since joining Fantasy Kenshuusei.
  • Zumi (ズミ): Semi-official nickname, used by fans.
  • Utacchi (うたチ): Official nickname, given to her since joining JUNON 9.


  • Name: Izumi Utako (泉詩子)
  • Nicknames: Koko (ココ), Zumi (ズミ), Utacchi (うたチ)
  • Birthday: January 21, 1999 (1999-01-21) (age 19)
  • Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 155cm
  • Hello! Project Fantasy Status:
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2015-07-11: JUNON 9 Member
  • JUNON 9 Image Color: Lime
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Hello! Project Fantasy Groups:

  • Specialty: Singing
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Swimming, Lacrosse
  • Favorite Food: Tuna Sushi
  • Favorite Flower: Blue Rose
  • Favorite Color: Yellow-Green
  • Favorite Subject: Art
  • Favorite Sport: Lacrosse
  • Treasured Item: A light blue ribbon her grandmother gave her
  • Favorite Hello! Project Songs: What is LOVE (Morning Musume '14), TIKI BUN (Morning Musume '14)
  • Favorite Hello! Project Group: Morning Musume '15
  • Looks Up To: Ikuta Erina

Singles Participated In


  • Jinsei MY WAY / Ninja Girl / DIAMOND (Debut)


  • She is allergic to mushrooms.
  • She usually wears glasses.
  • She is the first out of her Fantasy Kenshuusei generation to debut.
  • If she could have one superpower it would be to breath underwater.
  • She drinks tea before going to bed and before going to school.
  • She was born in Saitama, but moved to Nagoya at the age of two.