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Shizen Musume (自然娘; Nature Musume) is a sister group of Morning Musume. The group was formed in September 2011.
Currently, their Best Selling single is: Watashitachi no Chisana Himitsu / Chapter 4 -Mayuri's Message- / Aijo Ni Michita Haru, it sold a total of 101,386 copies,. Currently, their lowest selling single is: Egao, watashi Dakara which sold 17,268 copies.
Their group color is Forest Green. They are also the sister group of Country Girls, the second revival group of Country Musume which was revived in 2014. They are currently under Hello! Project Fantasy.
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Blood Type||Gen||Joined||Member Color||Notes|
|Kia Su Ling |
(起亚 他的 凌)
|September 29, 1996||Seoul |
|AB||2nd||June 9, 2013||Deep Pink||Leader (2016-Present) |
Hello!Project Foreigners (2013)
|Kanazawa Keiko |
|December 18, 1998||Tokyo |
|Suzuki Eru |
|October 23, 1999||Miyagi |
|O||Royal Blue||Hello!Project DIVAS. (2013)|
|Sayamoto Kana |
|November 10, 1997||Shizuoka |
|B||3rd||July 5, 2015||Mustard||Sub-Leader (2016-Present), Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015)|
|Hwa Dahee |
|December 29, 1998||Seoul |
|A||Light Purple||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015) |
Bit Hit Trainee (2008-2013)
|Yazawa Makoto |
|October 13, 2000||Saitama |
|O||Red||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2014-2015)|
|Kim Eunchae |
|May 3, 1997||Seoul |
|A||4th||July 25, 2016||Aqua Blue||Fantasy Rookies (2013-2016) |
SM Entertainment Trainee (2005-2013)
|Ikuta Sara |
|March 4, 2000||Nagasaki |
|B||October 22, 2016||Light Pink|
|Ako Natsumi |
|November 12, 2001||Hokkaido |
|AB||Yellow-Green||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2015-2016)|
|Namoto Momo |
|August 8, 2002||Aichi |
|Mizako Ai |
|December 25, 1999||Tokyo |
|AB||5th||May 5, 2017||Silver||Fantasy Rookies (2016-2017)|
|Fujihara Saori |
|December 27, 2000||Saitama |
|A||Blue||Fantasy Rookies (2016-2017)|
|Jeon Dani |
|September 27, 2001||Busan |
|Light Orange||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2016-2017)|
|Okumura Mao |
|July 5, 2002||Kanagawa |
|O||Green||Fantasy Kenshuusei (2017)|
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Gen||Joined||Graduated/Left||Total Time||Member Color||Notes|
|March 5, 1994||Kanagawa|
|1st||September 29, 2011||September 22, 2013||1 Year, 11 Months, 24 Days||Blue||Leader: 2011.09.29 - 2013.09.22|
|June 17, 1995||Chiba|
|April 4, 2015||3 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days||Clover Green||Leader: 2013.09.22 - 2015.04.04|
|April 1, 1997||Hokkaido|
|June 28, 2013||1 Year, 8 Months, 30 Days||Teal|
|October 10, 1998||Tokyo|
|May 4, 2016||4 Year, 7 Months, 5 Days||Orange||Leader: 2015.04.04 - 2016.05.04|
|June 17, 1995||Chiba|
|2nd||June 9, 2013||April 4, 2015||1 Year, 9 Months, 26 Days||Green|
|December 23, 1997||Gunma|
|January 24, 2014||7 Months, 15 Days||Purple||Hello! Pro Kenshuusei (2013)|
|July 3, 1999||Kanagawa|
|June 18, 2017||4 Years, 9 Days||Light Blue||Hello! Pro Kenshuusei (2013)|
|Sato Rika |
|September 26, 2000||Mie |
|4th||October 22, 2016||October 23, 2017||1 Year, 1 Day||Orange||Temporary Soloist (2017-Present)|
In June, Tsunku announced a new group would be formed and they would be a sister group of Morning Musume. The audition of the group was similar to the Country Musume audition.
At the end of September on the 30th, the results were announced, the winners were Mochizuki Hiromi, Fukumoto Emi, Minami Yuki and Sakamoto Mayuri. On the day of the announcement of the winners. Tsunku also said that the group would be starting off as an Indies unit, working their way towards a major debut.
January 15, Shizen Musume released their debut indies single,"Demo,Doushite?!". On the day of the release, the member colors were revealed. It was the best selling indies single of the year 2012, with a total of 35,405 copies sold.
March 29, Shizen Musume released their second indies single, Shiny Day. It reached #2 on the indies single chart with a total of 21,345 copies sold.
July 5, Egao,Watashi Dakara, the group's third indies single, was released. It is currently the group's lowest single as a whole, selling only 17,268 copies and reached #7 on the indies single chart.
September 15, Tsunku announced the release of the group's debut album, Shizen Musume 1: Beauty of Nature. It was released November 5, 2012.
September 21, the group's final indies single, Moto Koibito, was released.
October 20, the group announced that they would be making their major debut.
December 12, Shizen Musume released their first major debut single, Watashi no Kuni de ha Soto. It is currently the group's best selling single with 74,511 copies sold.
January 1, Shizen Musume announced that they would be having their debut solo tour in spring, titled: ''Shizen Musume Debut Concert ~Nature Adventure!~. During the tour Mochizuki Hiromi was announced as leader of the group.
March 18, Shizen Musume released their first cover single, Honto no Jibun. It is a cover of Buono!'s debut single and it reached #3 on the Oricon Charts with 39,009 copies sold.
On May 19, 2013, Minami Yuki announced her graduation from the group. It is currently scheduled to be at the end of their summer concert tour.
At the HinaFest, the group announced their 3rd major single, Summer Sparkles. It is set to be released June 21, 2013 and will be the last single to feature Minami Yuki. It sold a total of 45,799 copies sold, and ranked at Number 3.
On March 20, 2013 the 2nd generation auditions were announced.
On May 27, 2013, a new tv show featuring Shizen Musume was announced.
On June 8, 2013, the results for the 2nd generation auditions were announced. The 2nd generation will make their debut in DoLL, another cover song. DoLL sold a total of 34,991 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 2.
On July 5, 2013 the official mixi rankings for members was released.
On July 18, Mochizuki Hiromi announced her graduation from the group. The next single after DoLL would be her graduation single.
July 26, Shizen Musume's 5th major single was announced as Brave Heart ~Girls Courage~. It is set to be released on September 21st. It is Mochizuki Hiromi's graduation single. it sold a total of 55,980 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 2.
On September 3, Shizen Musume's first Budokan concert was announced. The concert will take place on October 23, and it will be the graduation concert for Mochizuki Hiromi.
On November 15, they announced there new single which would be a double a-side featuring covers. It would have no B-sides. Starry Night / Irodori was released on December 24, it sold a total of 43,234 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 3.
On January 24, Arai Kanon resigned from Shizen Musume, the reason is unknown.
On May 16, Shizen Musume announced that they would be going on hiatus until further notice.
On September 26, Shizen Musume announced that they would be releasing a new single on November 15, 2014. The single Mugen / Eien LOVE sold a total of 12,093 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 12. It is the groups lowest selling single.
In December 25, they released their 8th single Christmas / Otona no Uta, it sold a total of 34,881 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 6.
On November 5, another revival group of Country Musume was announced. This group was renamed to be Country girls and they were to be a direct continuation of Country Musume.
On January 10th Fukumoto Emi and Fukumoto Eri announced their graduations that would happen on April 4th. The reason being they wanted to focus on school.
On February 5, they released their 9th single, Gomen ne "Go Away" / Kanashimi no Nijigatsu, it sold a total of 40,096 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 5. It was the last ingle to feature Fukumoto Emi and Fukumoto Eri.
On May 5, they released their 10th single, Samishii Otona / Kowai desu ne? it sold a total 55,666 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 4. This was their last single under Hello! Project.
On September 13th, they released their 11th single, and the first single to feature the 3rd generation. Arigato Senpai! / My Dear Friend / Country side no Uta, it sold 94,371 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 2.
On December 12, they released their 12th single titled Shiawase To Attakaidesu / Shoki No Gifuto, it sold a total 76,587 Copies sold, and ranked at Number 4.
on February 3, it was announced that they will be looking for 4th Generation members in the audition Genki Girls Club! ni Shizen Musume 2016 Audtion -4ki SHIN MIRACLE AUDITION-.
On February 10, they relased their 13th single titled Winter Greeting / Watashi no Gakusei Jidai, it sold a total of 85,798 Copies sold, it ranked at Number 2.
On April 5, it was confirmed that Shizen Musume is now an official group to Hello! Project Fantasy.
On April 12th, they relased their 14th single titled Watashitachi no Chisana Himitsu / Chapter 4 -Mayuri's Message- / Aijo Ni Michita Haru, it sold a total of 101,386 copies, and it ranked at Number 1. This is the groups first Number 1, and it is also the last single to feature a first generation member.
On May 4, Mayuri graduated from the group and announced Kia Su Ling as the new leader and Sayamoto Kana as the new sub-leader.
On June 15, it was announced that Shizen Musume will be having a Tokyo Dome concert on September 29, to celebrate the groups 5th year being active. The concert is titled Shizen Musume Birthday Concert! ~5 YEARS GOING!~. On that same day it was announced that the group will release a mini album containing the songs from that concert and a couple weeks before that an "updated" album containing all of the groups songs.
On July 25, it was announced that Fantasy Rookies member Kim Eunchae would be joining the group as a Sub-Member. Kia Su Ling said she was added in hopes of her becoming an official member of Shizen Musume. Her status in the group whether she is a full member or not will be revealed on the day the 4th generation is revealed. Because of this, she will not fully graduate from the program yet.
On October 22, the fourth generation was revealed.
On February 20, it was announced by Ishida Kaori that she will be graduating in June of this year due to wanting to focus on school and her plans on being a school teacher. Ishida Kaori also revealed that she'll be picking four member to join Shizen Musume as the fifth generation, they will be revealed on May 5, 2017.
On June 18, Ishida Kaori graduated from the group.
On July 14, it was announced that fourth generation member Sato Rika will be on hiatus until October of this year due to undisclosed reasons. It was also announced that she will appeare in the MV's but will not promote them.
On September 29, to celebrate the groups 6th anniversary since debut, the group will release its first official sub-unit named Band of Nature. It will be a idol/band hybrid unit featuring members that are good with instruments.
On October 14, it was announced that Sato Rika will be graduating from the group on October 23. It was decided by her and her family. She'll remain a solo act until further discussions are talked about.
On October 23, Sato Rika graduated from the group and will be a temporary soloist until further discussions are made.
|1||January 15, 2012||Demo, Doushite?!||35,405||N/A||4||-||Shizen Musume 1: Beauty of Nature|
|2||March 29, 2012||Shiny Days||21,345||N/A||2||-|
|3||July 5, 2012||Egao, Watashi Dakara||17,268||N/A||7||-|
|4||September 21, 2012||Moto Koibito||19,376||N/A||4||-|
|1||December 12, 2012||Watashi no Kuni de ha soto||74,511||N/A||2||-||Summer Splash! 2|
|2||March 18, 2013||Honto no Jibun|
|3||June 12, 2013||Summer Sparkles||45,799||N/A||3||-|
|4||August 1, 2013||DoLL|
|34,991||N/A||2||-||3 Shizen Fantasy!|
|5||September 21, 2013||Brave Heart ~Girls Courage~||55,980||N/A||2||-|
|6||December 24, 2013||Starry Night / Irodori|
(Up Up Girls / Kosaka Riyu Cover)
|7||November 15, 2014||Mugen / Eien LOVE||12,093||N/A||12||-||Nature 4 ever|
|8||December 25, 2014||Christmas / Otona no Uta||34,881||N/A||6||-|
|9||February 5, 2015||Gomen ne "Go Away" / Kanashimi no Nijigatsu||40,096||1,372||5||-|
|10||May 5, 2015||Samishii Otona / Kowai desu ne?||55,666||2,488||4||-||5 Yuki|
|11||September 13, 2015||Arigato Senpai! / My Dear Friend / Country side no Uta||94,371||6,386||2||-|
|12||December 12, 2015||Shiawase To Attakaidesu / Shoki No Gifuto|
(幸せと暖かいです/ 初期のギフト: Happy and Warm / Early Gift)
|13||February 10, 2016||Winter Greeting / Watashi no Gakusei Jidai|
(Watashi no Gakusei Jidai: Winter Greeting / My School Days)
|85,798||5,036||2||-||Best of Nature -Shizen Musume 2011-2016 Complete-|
|14||April 12, 2016||Watashitachi no Chisana Himitsu / Chapter 4 -Mayuri's Message- / Aijo Ni Michita Haru|
(私たちの小さな秘密 / 愛情に満ちた春 :Our little secret / Spring Loving)
|101,386||10,299||1||RIAJ: Gold||Shizen Musume 1st Mini Album ~5 Years Going~|
|15||August 9, 2016||Soyokaze / Dai nana Jinsei / Step Step Step 1-2-3 Step|
(そよ風 / 第七人生: The breeze / The 7th live)
|16||November 23, 2016||Aratana Hikari / Homu Watashitachiha Sono Yoru, Hidari|
(新たな光 / ホーム私たちはその夜、左: A new light / The home we left that night)
|17||February 7, 2017||BELIEVE IN LOVE / As Our Love Passes||69,353||11,066||1||-||Shizen Musume 2nd Mini Album ~Spring Flowers~|
|18||June 12, 2017||Natureless Love / Light Blue Sea||40,485||14,225||3||-||N/A|
|19||August 22, 2017||Lost Love / Flower Power||70,466||14,485||2||-||N/A|
|20||November 13, 2017||Haikyo no Hana / Watashi no Kishi wa Imasen Doko ni Mieru Ka |
(廃墟の花 / 私の騎士はいませんどこに見えるか : Ruined Flower / My Knight Is No Where To Be Seen)
|1||November 5, 2012||Shizen Musume 1: Beauty of Nature||19,245||-||19||-|
|2||July 12, 2013||Summer Splash! 2||13,257||-||12||-|
|3||March 20, 2014||3 Shizen Fantasy!||17,368||-||11||-|
|4||March 16, 2015||Nature 4 ever||19,355||-||7||-|
|5||January 2, 2016||5 Yuki||21,479||9,3467||5||-|
|6||January 10, 2017||6th Fever||19,609||11,479||6||-|
|1||March 3, 2016||Best of Nature -Shizen Musume 2011-2016 Complete-||21,471||12,235||9||N/A|
|2||September 6, 2016||Best of Nature "Updated" Shizen Musume!||17,378||11,246||11||N/A|
|1||September 29, 2016||Shizen Musume 1st Mini Album ~5 Years Going~||11,093||6,377||19||N/A|
|2||May 29, 2017||Shizen Musume 2nd Mini Album ~Spring Flowers~||12,368||9,245||21||N/A|
|3||August 28, 2017||Shizen Musume 3rd Mini Album ~Summer~||24,386||10,937||11||N/A|
|1||December 13, 2013||Shizen Covers||825||-||-||N/A|
|Generation||Name||Debut Single||Last Single||Single Count|
|Mochizuki Hiromi||Demo, Doushite?!||Brave Heart ~Girls Courage~||9 Singles|
|Fukumoto Emi||Gomen ne "Go Away" / Kanashimi no Nijigatsu||13 Singles|
|Minami Yuki||Summer Sparkles||7 Singles|
|Sakamoto Mayuri||Watashitachi no Chisana Himitsu / Chapter 4 -Mayuri's Message- / Aijo Ni Michita Haru||18 Singles|
|Fukumoto Eri||DoLL||Gomen ne "Go Away" / Kanashimi no Nijigatsu||6 Singles|
|Kia Su Ling||Present||17 Singles|
|Arai Kanon||Starry Night / Irodori||3 Singles|
|Kanazawa Keiko||Present||17 Singles|
|Ishida Kaori||Natureless Love / Light Blue Sea||15 Singles|
|Suzuki Eru||Present||17 Singles|
|Sayamoto Kana||Arigato Senpai! / My Dear Friend / Country side no Uta||10 Singles|
|Kim Eunchae||Aratana Hikari / Homu Watashitachiha Sono Yoru, Hidari||5 Singles|
|Ikuta Sara||BELIEVE IN LOVE / As Our Love Passes||4 Singles|
|Sato Rika||Lost Love / Flower Power||3 Singles|
|Ako Natsumi||Present||4 Singles|
|Mizako Ai||Lost Love / Flower Power||2 Singles|
- Second Gen Events
- [2016.06.08] Shizen 2ki Third Birthday Anniversary Event ~3/4~
- [2017.06.08] Shizen 2ki Fourth Birthday Anniversary Event ~4 YEARS!?~
- Third Gen Events
- [2016.07.05] Shizen 3ki First Birthday Anniversary Event ~SAYAMOTO-HWA-YAZAWA~
- [2017.07.05] Shizen 3ki Second Birthday Anniversary Event ~2 YEARS!?~
- Fourth Gen Events
- [2017.10.22] Shizen 4.1ki First Birthday Anniversary Event ~OUR BIRTHDAY~
- None of the first generation members were associated with Up Front Promotion before forming the group.
- Tsunku said that he wants this group to work hard and be as successful as Morning Musume.
- Its to have multiple generations like most main Hello! Project groups.
- Fukumoto Emi and Fukumoto Eri are identical twins.
- Yazawa Makoto is the first member to be born in the 21st century.
- Minami Yuki is the only first generation member to have never been leader.
Total Sales Count
|Year||Group Sales||Collaboration Sales||Total Sales|
|Members||1st Gen: Fukumoto Emi (L), Sakamoto Mayuri|
2nd Gen: Fukumoto Eri, Kia Su Ling, Arai Kanon, Kanazawa Keiko, Ishida Kaori, Suzuki Eru
|Former Members||1st Gen: Minami Yuki, Mochizuki Hiromi|
2nd Gen: Arai Kanon
|Singles||Indies: 01, 02, 03, 04|
Major: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05. 06, 07
|Albums||Original: 01, 02, 03|
|Related Units||Hello!Project Foreigners, [w:c:helloproject:Hello Pro Kenshuusei|Hello Pro Kenshuusei]|