January 31, 1999
Yellow-Green / Light Green
Miracle Magical Mascot (ミラクルマジカルマスコット)
Former idol, Youtuber
2009-2018 (as idol), 2018- (as Youtuber)
3Bjunior Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku
- Nickname: aiai (ぁぃぁぃ)
- Birthday: January 31, 1999
- Birthplace: Saitama Prefecture
- Blood type: A
- Height: 159.7 cm
- Hobby: Reading maps, writing poems, playing remote control, singing
- Specialty: Hip-hop dancing, one hand cartwheel
- Favorite food/drinks: Yakitori, bonjiri, cartialage, HONEY’S BAR melon juice
- Favorite idol: Yazawa Nico
- Favorite train: Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line 16000
- Favorite animal: Pandas, sifaka, most insects but stags, ants and pill bugs are her favorite
- Associated Act: Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku (2009-2018)
- Student Number: 06
Aika is a former talent in Moon the Child talent agency.. Aika submitted the application in Stardust Promotion in 2010 in the Stardust Promotion Geinou 3-Bu 101 Hitome wo Sagase! Audition. She sang and performed the dance of "Ai wo Utaou" by Ayaka in the audition and didn't write anything in the resume. Aika is the first auditionee stated that she wants to become an idol.
On November 23, 2012 she appeared in TV Asahi program Tamori Club as the registered member of "Stardust Train Club". A community of train lovers from Stardust Promotion and was founded by Kenichi Maeyamada. Her member ID is No.0004.
On June 22, 2014 she was chosen to threw the ceremonial first pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in their game against the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. She dressed as Moggu P from the food education themed anime Tamako-chan and Kokkubo.
On September 24, 2014 it was announced that she will play the lead role in 2015-film Tamako-chan to Kokkubo live action.
On August 31, 2017 she announced her graduation on line live. She stated she wanted to focus on doing things that she wanted.
Aika performed her last live on January 3, 2018 at Geishun Dai Gakugei Kai ～forever aiai～ at Nippon Budokan. After the performance, she "transferred school". On April 20, she is no longer affiliated with Stardust Promotion. On April 21, Aika opened her twitter account and the very next day, her own Youtube channel where her content focused on toys, trains, fashion and travels.
Discography Participated In
- Indie Singles
- Major Singles
- Ebichu no Zeppan Best ~Owaranai Seishun~
- "Chusotsu" ~Ebichu no Ike Ike Best~
- "Chukara" ~Ebichu no Waku Waku Best~
- Limited Albums
- Ebichu no Unit Album Sun Plaza-Ban
- Ebichu no Unit Album Seinenkan-Ban
- Ebichu no Unit Album Saitama Super Arena-Ban
- Ai no Gekijou: Kikasete yo Ai no Kotoba wo (2005). TBS
- Phi Tension☆Terebi (July 2009). Fuji TV
- Peke x Pon (July 2009). Fuji TV
- Sono Kao ga Mite Mitai (August 12, 2011). Fuji TV
- Tamori Club. TV Asahi
- Stardust Train Club (November 23, 2012)
- Sayonara, Tokyu Shibuya-Eki (March 15, March 22, 2013)
- Odakyu Dentetsu (November 29, December 6, 2013)
- Haiku Saku Saku! (March-April 2014). NHK-E
- [2011.12/01]: DeView
- [2011.07/01]: Monthly Audition
- [2011.03/24]: BLT
- Unlike the other members, Aika has two individual member colors yellow-green and light green. This is because the color in Japanese: 黄緑 has two pronunciations which lead to different color definitions. Kimidori can be referred to as Yellow-green or light green. Aika's costume color sporadically switches color depending on the specific costume.
- Compared to the other members of the group as well as the other idols in Stardust Promotion, Aika has a very distinctive voice. Her voice is extremely high and squeaky. Aika acknowledges this as she mentions it in her solo lines in both Ebichu Shusseki Bangou No Uta So no 1 and 2, ("Is Aiai's voice really that strange?")
- In the footage of the making of "Nanairo No Stardust" some of the members from the other idol groups are recorded mocking Aika's voice.
- She is a huge train Otaku, going as far as ranking different model shinkansen. She often visits various train stations. Her favorite being Horikiri Station
- In 2014 she was able to throw the first pitch at a Hiroshima baseball game.
- She is known as the "mascot" in Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku.
- Aika is a well-known panda lover.
- She really likes insects and is able to touch them with ease. Since she grew up in a family of insect lovers, she has learned to love them too.
- Many of her clothes and accessories have pandas on them.
- She has an older sister
- She likes most foods but can't stand anything with onion in it
- She said she appreciates all idols
- Fellow member Kobayashi Kaho has said she is gentle, interesting, cute, and doesn't easily show when she is concerned. Aika herself said she has a calm personality, and doesn't like to quarrel.
- Besides panda's she likes sifaka's
- She says she really respects Yazawa Nico
- She is the only left-handed in the group
- Moon the Child Official Site (Archived)
- Official Blog - 2/14の忘れられない出来事♪（あいあい）
- [Sono Kao ga Mite Mitai. Fuji TV. Braodcasted on August 12, 2011.]
- Official Blog - http://ameblo.jp/shirituebichu/entry-11490445243.html
- Natalie - 前山田、エビ中ぁぃぁぃら「タモリ倶楽部」で鉄ヲタ交流会
- Aika Hirota of Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku Throws Ceremonial First Pitch
|Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku|
|Timeline • Discography • Live Events • Publication • TV Appearances • Go Go Nana Ni San Ni Rei (Alter ego)|
|3. Rika Mayama • 5. Ayaka Yasumoto • 7. Mirei Hoshina|
• 10. Hinata Kashiwagi • 11. Kaho Kobayashi • 12. Riko Nakayama
|Indie||1. Asa no Chime ga Narimashita! • 2. Ebizori Diamond!! • 3. Chime! / Doshaburi Regret • 4. The Tissue ~Tomaranai Seishun~ • 5. Oh My Ghost? ~Watashi ga Akuryo ni Nattemo~ • 6. Motto Hashire!!|
|Major||1. Karikeiyaku no Cinderella • 2. Go! Go! Here We Go! Rock Lee / Otona wa Wakatte Kurenai • 3. Ume • 4. Te wo Tsunagou / Kindan no Karma • 5. Mikakunin Chuugakusei X • 6. Butterfly Effect • 7. Haitateki! • 8. Natsu Daze Johnny • 9. Super Hero • 10. Massugu • 11. Sing-a-long Sing-a-song • 12. Dekadonden|
|Major||Ebichu no Zeppan Best ~Owaranai Seishun~ (indie best) • 1. Chunin • 2. Kinpachi • 3. Anarchy • 4. Ebicracy • 5. Music • 6. Playlist|
|Live Concert DVDs and Blu-Rays|
|Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku 1st One-Man LIVE • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku First Concert: Jaa Best Ten • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku Toshiwasure Dai Gakugeikai: Ebichu no Jungle Daiboken • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku: Kuruizaki Ebi Road ~Owarinaki Shinkyu~ • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku: Ebichu Natsu No Family Ensoku Ryakushite Famien In Kawaguchiko 2013 • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku Toshiwasure Dai Gakugeikai 2013: Ebichu no Star Conductor • Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku Goudou Shuppatsu Shiki ~Ima, Kimi ga Koko ni Iru~ • Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku: Ebichu Natsu No Family Ensoku Ryakushite Famien In Yamanakako 2014|
|Former Members||1. Kanon • 1. Mizuki • 2. Narumi Uno • 2. Reina Miyazaki • 4. Natsu Anno • 7. Hinaki Yano • 7. Aika Hirota • 8. Hirono Suzuki • 9. Rina Matsuno • 10. Rio Koike|
|Staffs||Ryoji Fujishita (Chairman) • Yuichi Fujii (Principal) • Kenichi Maeyamada (Music Head Teacher)|