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ME:I Members Profile & Facts

ME:I Members
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ME:I (ミーアイ) is an eleven-member Jpop girl group formed on the show ‘PRODUCE 101 JAPAN THE GIRLS under Lapone Entertainment. The group members consist of Kato Kokoro, Sakurai Miu, Ishii Ran, Iida Shizuku, Kasahara Momona, Takami Ayane, Shimizu Keiko, Murakami Rinon, Yamamoto Suzu, and Ebihara Tsuzumi. They debuted on April 17, 2024 with the single “MIRAI”.

ME:I Profile

DebutApril 17, 2024
Active Years2023–present
ME:I MembersKato Kokoro, Sakurai Miu, Ishii Ran, Iida Shizuku, Kasahara Momona, Takami Ayane, Shimizu Keiko, Murakami Rinon, Yamamoto Suzu, Ebihara Tsuzumi
GenreJ-pop
StatusActive
LabelLapone Entertainment
Oldest MemberKato Kokoro
Youngest MemberEbihara Tsuzumi
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameN/A

ME:I Facts:

– The group’s name, ME:I, means “an idol loved by everyone, an idol of the future, moving forward together toward the future”.
– The show, PRODUCE 101 JAPAN THE GIRLS had 96 contestants on the show among which 20 advanced to the finals, and 11 contestants were included in the final lineup of the group.
– ME:I became the group with the most members affiliated with Korean agencies in all the seasons of Japan’s Produce 101 shows.
– The group released the pre-debut single ‘Click’ three weeks before their debut.

Website:
thegirls.produce101.jp

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @official_me_i_
Youtube: @official_me_i
Twitter: @official__ME_I_
TikTok: @official_me_i_

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Melon | Bugs | Apple Music  

ME:I Members Profile

1. Kato Kokoro

Kato Kokoro ME:I
Kato Kokoro
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameKato Kokoro (加藤 心)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayNovember 1, 2000
Active Years2019-present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height166 cm (5’5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeO
MBTIINFP

Kato Kokoro Facts:

– Kato Kokoro is a former member of the girl group Cherry Bullet.
– She ranked 11th and got 552,603 votes in the final episode.
– She is a cat person.
– Her hobbies include painting using oil pastels and acrylic paints, and playing the guitar.
– She is a left-handed person.
– She is fluent in Korean and Japanese.
– She is the oldest member of ME:I.
– She likes being both indoors and outside.
– Prior to her debut, she was a member of the Nagoya Nine dance team.
– She is nicknamed ‘Kokochan’.
– Yorushika’s ‘That’s Why I Gave Up on Music’ is her favourite song.
Read More Facts About Kato Kokoro

2. Sakurai Miu

Sakurai Miu ME:I
Sakurai Miu
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameSakurai Miu (櫻井 美羽)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJanuary 11, 2002
Active Years2023–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height162.5 cm (5’4″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeO
MBTIISTP

Sakurai Miu Facts:

– Sakurai is a former pre debut member of NEWJEANS.
– She likes to eat Mint chocolate chips ice cream.
– She ranked 4th and was included in the final lineup of ME:I with 655,210 votes.
– Her favorite songs include IU’s “Through The Night” and “Hold My Hand”.
– Her specialties include baton twirling and playing the trumpet.
– Her alarm songs are often TWICE’s songs.
– She used to train under ADOR and Beats Entertainment.
– Her favorite drink is an iced latte.
– She prefers ice cream over cake.
– She prefers to go five years into the past than the future.
– She likes to eat pineapple pizza.
– She often eats cheese dumplings, boiled eggs, and chicken nuggets for lunch.
– She is good at making cookies.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: beauty_feather0

3. Kasahara Momona

Kasahara Momona ME:I
Kasahara Momona
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameKasahara Momona (笠原 桃奈)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayOctober 22, 2003
Active Years2015–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height163 cm (5’4″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFJ

Kasahara Momona Facts:

– Kasahara was in the girl group ANGERME.
– She ranked 1st on the show with 1,116,716 votes.
– She enjoys being outside versus being indoors.
– Her favourite fruits are peaches and other fruits.
– Her MBTI is always shifting between ENFJ and ENTJ.
– ‘Young Forever’ by BTS is her favourite song.
– She has an optimistic personality.
– She is nicknamed Kassa (かっさー).
– She has a parakeet as a pet.
– She doesn’t like meat.
– Her interests include using her film camera, dancing, and eating sweets.
– She prefers birds over cats and dogs.
Read More Facts About Kasahara Momona

4. Ishii Ran

Ishii Ran ME:I
Ishii Ran
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameIshii Ran (石井 蘭)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayAugust 7, 2004
Active Years2019-present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height162 cm (5’3″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeO
MBTIISFJ

Ishii Ran Facts:

– Ishii Ran was a member of the girl group Girls2.
– The Legend of the Blue Sea is her favourite Korean drama.
– She ranked 9th on the show and was included in the final lineup of ME:I.
– Red, brown, orange, and white are her favourite colours.
Haikyuu!! is her favourite anime.
– She wants to go to England or Europe.
– She loves listening to ATEEZ, NMIXX, SEVENTEEN, TWICE, and BLACKPINK.
– Her favorite seasons are Spring and winter.
– She is allergic to peanuts.
– She listens to Western music loudly when she is scared.
– Physical education is her favourite subject at school.
– She got 588,173 votes in the final episode.
– Roses and orchids are her favourite flowers; orchid is also the meaning of her name.
– She is terrified of ghosts.
– She wants to try her hand at DJing.
Read More Facts About Ishii Ran

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
Instagram: ran_orchid0807
TikTok: @orchid0141

5. Iida Shizuku

Iida Shizuku ME:I
Iida Shizuku
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameIida Shizuku (飯田 栞月)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayDecember 4, 2004
Active Years2023–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height160 cm (5’3″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIENFP

Iida Shizuku Facts:

– Iida ranked 7th and received 593,457 votes on the final episode of PRODUCE 101 Japan..
– She is obsessed with collecting character-related objects.
– She prefers hanging out instead of staying indoors.
– She is an accomplished singer, painter, and cook.
– She has a pessimistic personality.
Read More Facts About Iida Shizuku

6. Takami Ayane

Takami Ayane ME:I
Takami Ayane
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameTakami Ayane (高見 文寧)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayMay 15, 2005
Active Years2023–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height158 cm (5’2″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIINTP

Takami Ayane Facts:

– Takami is so fond of yellow that her primary school classmates dubbed her ‘The Yellow One’.
– She likes songwriting in her spare time.
– She ranked 3rd on the show and got 686,868 votes in the final episode.
– She likes both cats and dogs.
– Her specialty is preparing Japanese tea.
Read More Facts About Takami Ayane

7. Shimizu Keiko

Shimizu Keiko ME:I
Shimizu Keiko
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameShimizu Keiko (清水 恵子)
Positon Vocalist, Rapper
BirthdayNovember 27, 2005
Active Years2023–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height160 cm (5’3″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIENFP

Shimizu Keiko Facts:

– Shimizu ranked 8th on the show.
– She has so many favorite songs that she can’t pick just one.
– She missed her mother the most while in Korea filming the show.
– She was included in the final lineup of ME:I after receiving 591,650 votes in the final episode.
– Her unique ability is the ability to move one eye.
– She favors dogs over cats.
Read More Facts About Shimizu Keiko

8. Sasaki Kokona

Sasaki Kokona ME:I
Sasaki Kokona
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameSasaki Kokona (佐々木 心菜)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJanuary 30, 2006
Active Years2023–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height166 cm (5’5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIISFP

Sasaki Kokona Facts:

– Sasaki is a homebody and doesn’t like being outdoors.
– She loves cats over dogs.
– Younha’s ‘Event Horizon’ is her favourite song.
– She ranked 6th on the survival show and got 593,913 votes in the final episode.
– Her interests include singing, napping,and watching audition shows.
– She loves to play the badminton.
Read More Facts About Sasaki Kokona

9. Murakami Rinon

Murakami Rinon ME:I
Murakami Rinon
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameMurakami Rinon (村上 璃杏)
PositionVocalist, Rapper
BirthdaySeptember 30, 2006
Active Years2023–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height164 cm (5’5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIINFP

Murakami Rinon Facts:

– Murakami likes sleeping, eating, and collecting cosmetics.
– She prefers cats over dogs.
– She ranked 2nd and got 700,305 votes in the final episode of the show.
– Her special talent is tongue twisters.
– She has a habit of talking to herself.
Read More Facts About Murakami Rinon

10. Yamamoto Suzu

Yamamoto Suzu ME:I
Yamamoto Suzu
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameYamamoto Suzu (山本 すず)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayDecember 16, 2006
Active Years2023–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height164 cm (5’4″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIINFP

Yamamoto Suzu Facts:

– Yamamoto is a former trainee of Source Music Entertainment.
– Karate is her specialty.
– She ranked 5th on the show and was included in the final lineup of ME:I. She received 631,708 votes in the final episode.
– She favors cats over dogs.
– Her pastime is watching dramas.
Read More Facts About Yamamoto Suzu

11. Ehibara Tsuzumi

Ehibara Tsuzumi ME:I
Ehibara Tsuzumi
Stage NameN/A
Birth NameEhibara Tsuzumi (海老原 鼓)
PositionVocalist, Youngest
BirthdayJanuary 22, 2007
Active Years2023–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height158 cm (5’2″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIENFP

Ehibara Tsuzumi Facts:

– Ehibara is the youngest member of ME:I.
– She prefers hamsters above dogs and cats.
– She can play the guitar.
– She is not an optimist, but a pessimist.
– Her hobbies are singing, eating, and sleeping.
– She ranked 10th and got 577,903 votes in the final episode of the show.
– She can make loud clicking noises with her tongue.
Read More Facts About Ehibara Tsuzumi

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