Ayumi Ishida (Morning Musume member)
|Also known as||Dāishi (だーいし?)|
|Born||January 7, 1997|
|Origin||Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan|
|Associated acts||Dorothy Little Happy (–2011)
Morning Musume (2011–present)
Hello! Project Mobekimasu
Ayumi Ishida (石田 亜佑美 Ishida Ayumi?, born on January 7, 1997 in Miyagi Prefecture) is a Japanese pop singer. She is a tenth-generation member of the idol group Morning Musume. Prior to joining Morning Musume, Ishida was an official backup dancer for the Avex Trax girl group Dorothy Little Happy.
Ishida Ayumi was born on January 7, 1997 in Miyagi, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed. Her family owns a bakery. She has an older brother and a cousin named Ishida Mio. In 2009, Ishida started to take singing and dancing courses, in which she continued to do so until she joined Morning Musume. She is also a former official backup dancer for the Avex Trax girl group Dorothy Little Happy.
In 2011, Ayumi Ishida participated in the 10th generation auditions for Morning Musume. Throughout September, she appeared weekly on the TV show Hello Pro! Time in the segment dedicated to the auditions. On September 29, 2011, at a concert at Nippon Budokan, which was part of Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai Believe: Takahashi Ai SotsugyōKinen Special, it was announced that Ayumi Ishida passed the auditions alongside three other girls: Haruna Iikubo, Masaki Sato, and Haruka Kudo. 
From June 6-12, Ishida, along with Tanaka Reina and fellow 9th and 10th Generation members starred in a stage play titled Stacey’s Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki.
An event for the 9th and 10th generation members of Morning Musume, as well as S/mileage’s 2nd generation members, titled Mosuma FC Event ~Gachi☆Kira~ took place on June 15th, 18th, and 20th at Yokohama Blitz.
On August 24, it was announced that Ishida would take a one month break from Morning Musume activities due to an ankle sprain. On October 10, it was announced that Ishida would be a member of the new unit Harvest alongside Ikuta Erina, Sato Masaki, and Takeuchi Akari.
On March 2, it was announced at Forest For Rest ~SATOYAMA e Ikou~ SATOYAMA movement in YOKOHAMA that Ishida would be a member of the new SATOUMI Movement unit HI-FIN, alongside Nakajima Saki, Fukuda Kanon, Hagiwara Mai, and Ikuta Erina.
On July 15, Ishida released her first solo photobook, titled Ishida Ayumi.
On November 8, Tsunku announced in his blog that, in order to be able to meet the deadline for the Juice=Juice single Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo / Hajimete wo Keiken-chuu release date, Ishida Ayumi is going to take Miyamoto Karin place in the "Ijiwaru Shinai de Dakishimete yo" Dance Shot.
Hello! Project groups and units
- "Pyoco Pyoco Ultra" (January 25, 2012 )
- "Ren'ai Hunter" (April 11, 2012 )
- "One Two Three / The Matenrō Show" (July 4, 2012 )
- "Wakuteka Take a Chance" (October 10, 2012 )
- "Help Me!!" (January 23, 2013 )
- "Brainstorming / Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai" (April 17, 2013 )
- "Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke / Ai no Gundan" (August 28, 2013 )
- "Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa / Kimi no Kawari wa Iyashinai / What is LOVE?" (January 29, 2014 )
- "Toki wo Koe Sora wo Koe / Password is 0" (April 16, 2014 )
"Busu ni Naranai Tetsugaku" (November 16, 2011)
- Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen (January 11, 2012 — March 28, 2012 )
- Dorothy Little Happy
- Morning Musume
- Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai Believe: Takahashi Ai Sotsugyō Kinen Special (コンサートツアー2011秋 愛BELIEVE～高橋愛 卒業記念スペシャル～?) (September 2011)
- Hello! Project 2012 WINTER Hello☆Pro Tengoku ~Rock-chan~
- Hello! Project 2012 WINTER Hello☆Pro Tengoku ~Funky-chan~
- Morning Musume Concert Tour 2012 Haru: Ultra Smart (February 18, 2012 — May 13, 2012 )
- "モーニング娘。10期メンバー 決定！" (in Japanese). Up-Front DC Co., Ltd. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
- "モーニング娘。新メン発表＆高橋愛5期メン再集結に涙の熱唱" (in Japanese). Plantech Co., Ltd. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- "ドロシーリトルハッピー・オフィシャルウェブサイト" (in Japanese). STEPONE. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
- "石田亜佑美ちゃん★おめでとう!!". The official blog of Dorothy Little Happy (in Japanese). 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
- "モーニング娘。10期メンバー4人発表 明日卒業の高橋愛は「進化」に期待" (in Japanese). Oricon Inc. 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-10-02.
- e-Hello! 石田亜佑美DVD 『Greeting ～石田亜佑美～』 ダイジェスト on YouTube