|Tanaka Chiharu (田中千春)|
Also Known As
TanaChi, Chiha, Nakaru, Tachiru, Chi-chan.
February 12, 1995
2009 - Present
Tanaka Chiharu (田中千春, born February 12, 1995) is a former 1st generation DreamS Kenshuusei and is a DreamS soloist. She joined DreamS Kenshuusei on October 28, 2009. She graduated from DreamS Kenshuusei on March 1 and officially debuted as a DreamS soloist on May 16. She is managed by H1GHFLY. She auditioned for the DreamS Audition ~SHINING STAR~ 2009 Auditions. She was one of the 10 finalists, but lost to Suzuki Eri, Satou Miki, Miyanaga Misaki and Takahashi Rie.
2011She was a backdancer for the first concert of Polaris α. She was also a backdancer for the Vega β concert in South Korea.
2012She was a backdancer for NeXus' first concert. She was also a backdancer for the PolaVegaXus collaboration concert.
On February 10, 2 days before her birthday, it was announced by Tsunku that Tanaka had finished her egg training and was to be a new soloist under DreamS. She will make her debut on May 16.
On May 16, she released her first single, Hohoemi wa Harukaze no you ni (Smile like a Spring Wind). It sold 10,445 copies.
- Name: Tanaka Chiharu (田中千春)
- Nickname: TanaChi, Chiha, Nakaru, Tachiru, Chi-chan.
- Birthdate: February 12, 1995
- Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
- Western Zodiac: Aquarius
- Specialty: Cute actions (similar to aegyo)
- Dislikes: Scary things
- Favorite Food: Rice
- Least Favorite Food: Okra
- Favorite Color: Pink
- Favorite Subject: Lunch
- Looks Up To: Bae Saera, SNSD Sunny, Sugiura Asuka
- Blood type: AB
- Height: 156cm (5"1)
- DreamS groups:
- DreamS Kenshuusei (2009-2013)
- [2013.05.16] Hohoemi wa Harukaze no you ni
- [2013.07.18] Girly Days
- [2013.08.14] Watashi Rashiku Aru Tame no pledge
- [2013.09.29] BEAT IN! BEAT IN!
- Has the same name as Lovely Complex manga character Tanaka Chiharu.
- Ranked 7th most popular.
- Is a fan of NeXus and AKB48.
- When asked what group she wants to debut in, she replied NeXus.
- Shares the same surname as The Delights, Kya~ and Hello! Pro Kenshuusei member Tanaka Yumi, Morning Musume's Tanaka Reina and North Star's Maria, although they are not related.
- Was very overwhelmed when Tsunku told her that she finished her egg training and was to be a new soloist.
- Wished she was in a group and not a soloist, but she is okay with it now.
- Wants to beat Fujiwara Hanako.
- Claims that Fujiwara Hanako is her rival, and also her best friend.
- Wished she was chosen to join NeXus.