SECRET Otoko is mostly known for adding older trainees into the group in keeping up with their hip-hop sound that they have.
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Blood Type||Gen||Joined||Member Color||Notes|
|Jun Mizoguchi |
|December 5, 1992||Tokyo |
|AB||1st||November 21, 2012||Fairy Purple||Leader (2012-Present)|
|Yukito Nogami |
|June 12, 1995||Tokyo |
|O||Emerald Green||Sub Leader (2017-Present)|
|Ryuki Takashima |
|January 27, 1997||Hokkaido |
|Ryusuke Irie |
|May 27, 1997||Kagawa |
|Hikaru Hoshimoto |
|August 31, 1997||Okinawa|
|Light Pink||Sub-Leader (2012-2016), Graduating in January 2019|
|Shiro Nishishima |
|November 15, 1998||Hiroshima |
|Tomoe Tachibana |
|June 17, 1999||Fukuoka |
|Kosuke Sohma |
|August 16, 1999||Shizuka |
|B||2nd||March 14, 2014||Electric Pink|
|Akira Kobayashi |
|October 15, 2001||Tokyo |
|Kazuya Sato |
|December 1, 2001||Miyagi |
|Anzai Nakata |
|July 15, 1996||Osaka |
|A||3rd||July 2, 2016||Mint Green||Fantasy Rookies (2015-2016)|
|July 11, 1997||Tokyo |
|Deep Purple||Fantasy Rookies (2013-2016)|
|April 2, 1998||Saitama |
|O||Mandarin Orange||Fantasy Rookies (2013-2016)|
|February 9, 1999||Shiga |
|AB||Spring Yellow||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2016)|
|January 18, 1999||Osaka |
|O||4th||February 9, 2017||Light Teal||Fantasy Rookies (2016-2017)|
|December 10, 2000||Seoul |
|AB||Sparkling Red||Fantasy Rookies (2016-2017), SM Entertainment Trainee (2011-2016)|
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Blood Type||Gen||Joined||Left||Total Time||Member Color||Notes|
|Kai Kawasaki |
|September 13, 1993||Kanagawa|
|O||1st||November 21, 2012||November 2, 2017||4 Years, 11 Months, 12 Days||Summer Orange||Sub-Leader (2012-2016), Active as a Model (2017-Present)|
|Eiji Fukumura |
|January 3, 2000||Chiba |
|B||2nd||March 14, 2014||May 27, 2018||4 Years, 2 Months, 12 Days||Sleek Silver||Member of Daylight (2018-Present)|
|Yuto Kinoshita |
|September 15, 2000||Okinawa |
|Deep Red||Member of Daylight (2018-Present)|
In late 2012, Hello! Project producer, Tsunku, announced that he will be adding three new groups to the Hello! Project main group line-up on Hello! SATOYAMA Life; the second group will be Tsunku's first attempt at a brother group for Morning Musume and his first all-male group to create for the entire Hello! Project. The first generation auditions were then announced to start an all-male, eight member group. The winners would then be announced via a LOVE Musume fall tour the following year.
During the first day of LOVE Musume's LOVE Musume~Hello! Project Concert Debut~ Autumn Tour 2013 (feat. Dorimuhato and SECRET Otoko) fall tour, the group, along with sister group, Dorimuhato will debut and will also dance back-up for LOVE Musume. The all-male group's name was then released; 'SECRET Otoko'. The group's unofficial debut song will be MELODY クロスオーバー (feat. SECRET Otoko) . Their first album will then be released the month after the tour has ended. However, before the group's first generation members' debut during the tour, a Hello! Project fanatic had leaked some images, names, and their profiles; and also some trivia were released on the internet. The leaked information was soon confirmed as 'official' by Tsunku himself on his Twitter page; he then stated, "...Well, at least the new group has caused a 'spark of interest' amongest Hello! Project fans; I just hope nothing like this will happen again, though. It seems to really bother my excitement, as well as others."
On August 29, 2013, Hello! Project producer, Tsunku, announced that both he and Hello! Project are currently in the middle of writing and producing a romance/ comedy drama entitled "Tenso no Dai Machigai" (転送の大間違い; The Transfer's Mistake) and will star Hello! Project idol groups, SECRET Otoko and LOVE Musume.
On October 3, 2013, Tsunku announced the official title of SECRET Otoko's official debut album. The name was given out as SECRETS:-O.
On October 21 of the same year, first generation member Ryuki Takashima stated via his official blog that, along with Tsunku; they will be announcing something very shocking to the rest of the members sometime this year.
On November 27, 2013, the group announced the title of first single to be "Anata wa Watashi no Jinsei no Ai wa Arimasu ka?/ FREEZE!". The single is currently given the release date of December 5, 2013 and will, according to leader Jun Mizoguchi, 'have a song dedicated to the true spirit of Christmas'.
On January 3, 2014, Hello! Project producer Tsunku annouced that the premiere of the romance/ comedy drama entitled "Tenso no Dai Machigai" (転送の大間違い; The Transfer's Mistake) that stars the members of idol groups LOVE Musume and SECRET Otoko; it is set to air on Valentine's Day.
He also announced that he is planning to add new members with a audition sometime in February for SECRET Otoko's second generation. He is also planning on the debut of SECRET Otoko's first-ever subgroup.
On February 7, 2014, SECRET Otoko's second generation audition entitled as SECRET Otoko: "Newbie" 2nd Gen. National Auditions~. began. The auditions started that day and will continue until March 15, 2014. The winners of this audition will be announced on March 16. The group's next single is set to be released in July, however, the single has not received a title.
On March 16, 2014, Tsunku announced the winners of the second generation auditions to be Yuto Kinoshita, Kosuke Sohma, Eiji Fukumura, Akira Kobayashi, and Kazuya Sato. He then announced their official member colors; Yuto- navy blue, Kosuke- dark purple, Eiji- imperial plum blue, Akira- mohogany, Kazuya- platinum.
After a year of no activity it was revealed that the group was in dissuasions on how to move forward, and it was told that they would be joining Hello! Project Fantasy.
On July 2, it was announced that the group will be transferred over to Hello! Project Fantasy. For an undicided amount of time they will be with the project until further contracts are discussed. 4 boy trainees were added. It was revealed that Kai and Hikaru stepped down from their Sub-Leader positions as well. Hello! Project Fantasy also said that this coming September is when the groups contract renewals and that is when the members will be asked how to continue on as a group.
Due to the groups status as a Trainng Group, they will not be in any Hello! Project Fantasy related until they are told that they are a full Hello! Project Fantasy group.
On February 9, the fourth generation was added.
On March 12, Kai Kawasaki announced that he would be gradauting in November, he revealed that he will be graduating to pressue a career in modeling.
On November 2, Kai Kawasaki graduated from the group, on that same day he appointed Yukito Nogami as Sub-Leader.
On November 5, it was announced that Eiji Fukumura and Yuto Kinoshita would be graduating from the group in May 2018. It was also said that instead of leaving the company, the duo will be discussing further contracts with the company on what else to do.
On January 6, they announced that they would be having a tour starting in April.
On April 7, Hikaru Hoshimoto announced that he would be graduating in Janaury of 2019.
On May 5, Eiji Fukumura and Yuto Kinoshita announced that they joined a new idol group under the company named Daylight. They will begin full activities with the group on May 28, that day after they graduate from the group.
On May 27, Eiji Fukumura and Yuto Kinoshita graduated from the group to presue full time activities as members of Daylight.
- [2014.14.2] Tenso no Dai Machigai
- [2014.??.??] Haromoni@Japan
- [2013.10.17] SECRETS:-O
- [2017.03.20] The Hidden Book
- [2018.05.07] Starry Book
- [2014.08.20] SECRET Otoko Cover Album: COVER Johnny's
|1||December 5, 2013||Anata wa Watashi no Jinsei no Ai wa Arimasu ka?/ FREEZE!||23,219||-||5||N/A||The Hidden Book|
|2||April 22, 2014||SOUND WAVE / New Law||21,358||-||4||N/A|
|3||August 1, 2014||Romanticist Man||25,794||-||5||N/A|
|4||December 29, 2014||Beautiful Girl||19,467||-||5||N/A|
|5||December 7, 2016||Darling, Do You Remember?||20,149||2,468||4||N/A|
|6||April 4, 2017||THE SECRET / Twilight Delight||29,257||1,590||4||N/A||Starry Book|
|7||August 14, 2017||BEAUTIFUL LIFE / Goody Goody||30,384||5,335||5||N/A|
|8||January 16, 2018||Gekko no Bichi de no Sansaku |
(月光のビーチでの散策: The Walk By The Moonlit Beach)
|9||May 1, 2018||Do You Believe.....In Love / Spinner / Skylight For Now||55,294||42,561||2||N/A|
|10||August 6, 2018||Samishi Yoru |
(さみしい夜: Lonely Night)
|11||December 24, 2018||Close to me / Chottomatte |
(ちょっと待って: Just a minute)
- [2016.07.02] I like You! ~Along awaited new Love!!~
- [2016.07.02] Myself
- [2016.07.05] Heartbeat Glory
- [2016.07.05] Free Kiss
- [2018.04.07 - 2018.05.27] SECRET Otoko 2018 Haru Concert Tour ~INCEPTION~
|Date||Member(s)||Total Members||Average Age||Singles|
|November 11, 2012 |
|Group Formation, Founding Members Included: Jun Mizoguchi, Kai Kawasaki, Yukito Nogami, Ryuki Takashima, Ryusuke Irie, Hikaru Hoshimoto, Shiro Nishishima, and Tomoe Tachibana||15.87 -> 17.12||Anata wa Watashi no Jinsei no Ai wa Arimasu ka?/ FREEZE!|
|March 14, 2014||Kosuke Sohma, Eiji Fukumura, Yuto Kinoshita, Akira Kobayashi, Kazuya Sato join as the 2nd Generation||15.53 -> 17.69|
|July 2, 2016||Anzai Nakata, Akira Ito, Kohaku Tachibana, and Toyozo Hashimoto join as the 3rd Generation||17.76 -> 18.58|
|February 9, 2017||Nakamaro Nagata and Jaejoon Choi join as the 4th Generation|
Member Single Count
|Jun Mizoguchi||Anata wa Watashi no Jinsei no Ai wa Arimasu ka?/ FREEZE!||Present||11 Singles|
|Kai Kawasaki||BEAUTIFUL LIFE / Goody Goody||7 Singles|
|Yukito Nogami||Present||11 Singles|
|Hikaru Hoshimoto||Close to me / Chottomatte||11 Singles|
|Shiro Nishishima||Present||11 Singles|
|2nd Generation |
|Kosuke Sohma||SOUND WAVE / New Law||10 Singles|
|Eiji Fukumura||Do You Believe.....In Love / Spinner / Skylight For Now||8 Singles|
|Akira Kobayashi||Present||10 Singles|
|3rd Generation |
|Anzai Nakata||Darling, Do You Remember?||7 Singles|
|4th Generation |
|Nakamaro Nagata||THE SECRET / Twilight Delight||6 Singles|