Risa Niigaki, Japanese idol singer and member of Morning Musume from 2001-2012.
Risa Niigaki is a girl who is so cute! She is one of those people who you just want to look at all day long. But along with her cuteness, Risa Niigaki also has a nice voice. Risa Niigaki is one of the
leading members of the all-female pop music group called Morning Musume. In fact,
she is one of the longest-serving band members of the group and she has been
with the group since 2001 along with Ai Takahashi. Risa was born on October 20,
1988 in Kanagawa Japan. She is expected to take over as the number one leader
of the group when Ai Takahashi graduates from the group and this was supposed
to happen early this year. Risa got her start in the Japanese all-female pop music group Morning Musume in 2001. Her debut appearance was on the group’s 13th single titled “Mr. Moonlight.” Here is a quick overview of what Risa has done in her long career:
This year saw Risa appear in a drama called “Angel Hearts” and she released her first photo book.
In this year Risa performed with the entire ensemble of Hello! Project under one unit titled H.P. All Stars. She released one single called “All For One & One For All.” She also released her very first photo book in 2004 called Niigaki Risa.
These next three years would see Risa becoming very busy and involving herself in many projects. On June 25, 2006 she released her second photo book called Ama Natsu. She also joined the Hello! Project concert unit called Wonderful Hearts. on August 6-25, Risa along with the members of Takarazuka Revue performed Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella with Risa as the Prince. It was in May 2007 that Niigaki released her photo book called Isshun. The photo book shows Niigaki in Okinawa. She is also seen running around the beach while in a bikini!
In January 2009 Niigaki became the longest-serving member of Morning Musume and she still holds that record.
It was announced by the official Anime Expo website that Japanese pop group Morning Musume would be making an appearance at the annual anime convention, the Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California in July 2009. They were the guests of honor at the event. Risa and all other members of the current lineup (as well as Koharu Kusumi) attended the Anime Expo. At the convention, Morning Musume held autograph sessions and a concert. There were about 7,000 people in attendance.
Niigaki would be starring in a movie calledGekijoubon Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 3D as one of the main characters.
On September 30, 2011, Risa Niigaki became the new leader of Morning Musume and Hello! project after the graduation of Ai Takahashi.
Risa Niigaki Biographical facts and information
- Her blood type is B.
- She stands at 153.5 centimeters tall.
- Risa Niigaki loves to go to Disneyland and she says
she goes to the Disney store after her work day if time permits.
- Her favorite types of foods are dried
stingray fins, waffles, grilled eel and parfait.
- She does not like to eat fried meat.
- Her favorite colors are pea-green and I have
never heard of this color actually as well as white.
- Her favorite flower is the sunflower.
- Her favorite season is winter.
- She said her special skills are finishing a
task and to be able to send text messages without looking at the keys. I could
probably never do that. She is one skilled girl I’ll tell you that!
- Her favorite animals are cats and penguins.
- Quote that Risa Niigaki lives by: “Be considerate
every day and try the hardest you can.”
Risa is one of those people who has a
cute look about her and she has a beautiful smile.
On May 18, 2012, Risa Niigaki will be graduating as a member of Morning Musume and the Hello Project group. Her time in Morning Musume will end after the last day of the group’s Spring Concert Tour. On February 7, Risa announced that she was going to take part in an FC bus tour which will take place on April 21-22 2012. I wish Risa happiness and success with all of her future pursuits. Good luck to one of the cutest Japanese singers I have ever seen. Note: since her graduation from Morning Musume, Risa Niigaki has taken her talents to the stage, acting in plays such as Absolute Boyfriend and Anta Jutte Motta. The Risa Niigaki graduation news story was one of the more interesting stories of 2012. Niigaki released the photo book Ascension before she graduated. To this day, Risa Niigaki is one of my favorite Morning Musume members along with Makoto Ogawa.
On July 11, 2016, Niigaki registered her marriage to actor Yoshikazu Kotani following in the tradition of Morning Musume members to get married.
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This is the Wikipedia page about Risa.