Kazumi Urano

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Kazumi Urano
Kazumi Urano (cropped).jpg
Native name
浦野 一美
Born (1985-10-23) 23 October 1985 (age 33)
Other namesCinDy
Occupation
  • Idol
  • actress
Years active2005
Known for
  • Former SDN48 member (former AKB48 Team B and original Team A member)
  • Former Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 provisional member
  • Former net idol
Modeling information
Height154 cm (5 ft 1 in)
AgencyProduction Ogi

Kazumi Urano (浦野 一美, Urano Kazumi, born 23 October 1985) is a Japanese singer and tarento. She is represented by Production Ogi and is a former provisional member of the female idol group Watarirouka Hashiritai 7, and former member of AKB48 and SDN48.

Biography[edit]

  • Urano was born on 23 October 1985 in Sakado, Saitama
  • She passed the AKB48 Opening Member Audition on 30 October 2005 (Total number of entries: 7,924, final passed: 24).
  • On 8 December 2005, she joined team A of AKB48.
  • In February 2007, she transferred to the former team B as a support member. After the change, she later became captain of the former team B.
  • On 11 October 2007, at the Team B 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" show she announced her transfer from AKS to Production Ogi.[1]
  • She was seventeenth in the AKB48 13th Single Senbatsu Sō Senkyo "Kamisama ni Chikatte Gachidesu competition which was carried out from June to July 2009.
  • From 1 August 2009, together with Yukari Sato, Megumi Ohori, and Kayo Noro, she would also be active in SDN48.
  • On the evening performance of the Yomiuri Shimbun's 135th Anniversary Concert AKB104 Selected Membership Cabinet Festival held on 23 August 2009, it was announced that she would be fully transferred to SDN48 from 2010 and would graduate from AKB48 at the same time. After that, she graduated from AKB48 on 16 April 2010.
  • She appeared in AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 for three consecutive years in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ("Sakura no Hanabiratachi", "Shonichi", and "Iiwake Maybe"). Urano is the only original member of all three songs.
  • She appeared in the performance of SDN48 1st Stage "Yuuwaku no Garter" on 4 May 2011.[2] Since the AKB48 era at the AKB48 Theater she had made 828 appearances during her enrolment in AKB48 and SDN48[3][4]
  • On 10 March 2012, Yasushi Akimoto announced a provisional membership of Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 on Google+. Urano is the first former member of AKB48 to join a derived unit of AKB48.[5]
  • Her first appearance as a member of the Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 was at the AKB48 concert Gyōmu Renraku. Tanomu zo, Katayama Buchō! in Saitama Super Arena on 23 March 2012.[6]
  • She graduated from SDN48 with the SDN48 Concert "Next Encore" in NHK Hall held at NHK Hall on 31 March 2012.
  • From February 2014, the activities of SDN48 ended.

Personal life[edit]

Under the influence of her uncle who is a pastry chef, Urano studied cooking [7] and considered becoming a pâtissier if her music career ceased.[8][8][9][10][11][7]

Participating songs when enrolled with SDN48 and AKB48[edit]

Single CD Selected Songs[edit]

With AKB48
With SDN48
  • Gagaga
    • Kodokuna Runner
  • Included in "Ai, Chuseyo"
    • Tengoku no Door wa 3-kai-me no Bell de Hiraku – as Under Girls A
  • Included in "Min-Min-Min"
    • Onedari Shanpan – as Under Girls A
    • Everyday, Katyusha (SDN48 ver.)
  • Kudokinagara Azabujūban duet with Monta Mino
  • Makeoshimi Congratulation
    • Owaranai Encore

Album CD Selected Songs[edit]

With AKB48
With SDN48
  • Included in Next Encore
    • 1-Gallon no Ase

Other participating songs[edit]

Theatre performance unit songs[edit]

With AKB48
  • Team A 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" performance
    • Kiss wa dameyo (1st Unit)
    • Classmate (2nd Unit)
  • Team A 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" performance
    • Koi no Plan
    • Rio no Kakumei
  • Team A 3rd Stage "Dareka no tame ni" performance
    • Rider
  • Team B 1st Stage "Seishun Girls" performance
    • Blue rose
    • Fushidarana Natsu
  • Team B 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" performance
    • Namida no Shōnan
    • Rio no Kakumei
  • Team B 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" performance
    • Kagami no Naka no Jeanne d'Arc
  • Team B 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake" performance
    • Tengoku Yarō
With SDN48

Works[edit]

Videos[edit]

  • Kazumi Urano/Cinderella Story (22 Aug 2014, E-Net Frontier)

Appearances[edit]

TV dramas[edit]

  • Gokusen Dai 3 Series Episode 3 (3 May 2008, NTV)
  • Tokumei Kakarichō Hitoshi Tadano 4th Season Totsunyū SP (3 Jan 2009, EX) – as Marina Ueda.
  • Tokumei Kakarichō Hitoshi Tadano 4th Season (8 Jan – 12 Mar 2009, EX) – as Marina Ueda.
  • Drifting Net Cafe (10 Apr – 19 Jun 2009, MBS TV) – as Miku.
  • Untouchable –Jiken Kisha Ryoko Narumi– (16 Oct – 18 Dec 2009, ABC-TV Asahi co-production) – as Rika Nishio.
  • Majisuka Gakuen Final Episode (26 Mar 2010, TX) – as Umajisuka Jo Gakuen student.
  • Keibuho Kenzo Yabe Episode 3 (23 Apr 2010, EX) – as herself.
  • Honto ni atta Kowai Hanashi Natsu no Tokubetsu-hen 2010 AKB48 marugoto Jōrei Special "Raincoat no Onna" (24 Aug 2010, CX) – as herself.

Variety[edit]

  • AKB1-ji 59-fun! (21 Feb – 27 Mar 2008, NTV)
  • AKB0-ji 59-fun! (5–26 May 2008, NTV)
  • AKB48 Nemōsu TV (13 Jul 2008 – occasionally, Family Gekijo)
  • Suiensaa (8 Nov 2008, 7 Apr, 16 Jun 2009, 19 Jan 2010, NHK E)
  • Omoikkiri Don! (25 Sep 2009, NTV)[a]
  • Suppon no Onna-tachi (16 Jun, 4, 11 Aug, 2 Sep 2010 –, EX)
  • Pon! (2 Jul 2010 – occasionally, NTV) – On behalf of No3b's appearance in the corner of "Ikeba Daikichi! Shūmatsu 'Kamaru' Spot."[b]
  • AKB48 no anta, Dare? (10 Apr – 30 Oct 2013, NotTV) – Wednesday MC.

TV anime[edit]

Films[edit]

Video games[edit]

  • Moeru Mājan Moejan! (2008, Hudson Soft, PSP software) – as Sakura Miyakoura, owner.

Radio[edit]

  • AKB48 Ashita made mō chotto. (19 Nov 2007 – 26 Mar 2012, occasional appearances, NCB)
  • Holiday Special bayfm meets AKB48 3rd Stage –Real– (15 Sep 2008, bayfm)
  • DJ Tomoaki's Radio Show! (23 Oct 2008, Shimokita FM)
  • Yamahan Presents Music Salad From U-kari Studio (25 Feb 2009, bayfm)
  • CinDy Syndrome (2 Apr 2009 – 29 Mar 2012, bayfm)
  • Listen –Live 4 Life– (5 Nov 2009, 25 Feb 2014, NCB)
  • AKB48 no All Night Nippon SDN48 Special (18 Jun 2010, NBS)
  • SDN48 no All Night Nippon R Radio Charity Musicthon Special (24 Dec 2010, NBS)
  • –Idol Showcase– i-Ban! (18 Dec 2011, Nack5)
  • Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 (25 Mar 2012 –, occasional appearances, NBS)
  • The Nutty Radio Show Onitamashī (7 Jan 2015, Nack5) – As a surrogate personality.
  • Sogo Chiba Shop Aurora Mall Junnu presents Junnu Cafe (28 Apr 2013, bayfm) – Yukari Sato's surrogate personality.
  • Mozaiku Night (2 Apr 2014 – 30 Mar 2016, bayfm) – Wednesday DJ.

Internet TV[edit]

  • Daimaou Kosaka no Katsuage! (Apr 2012, Ameba Studio) – 6th apprentice.[e]

Music videos[edit]

Stage[edit]

  • Nakano Blondies (20–25 Dec 2008, New National Theatre Tokyo – as Otoki.
  • Gekidan Taishū Shōsetsuka Kimazuge –Ainokotoba– (29 Apr – 5 May 2010, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre) – as Teruno Asahina.
  • Breakthrough Japan 2010 Himi. (14 Aug 2010, Shinjuku Space 107) – as Kami-sama.
  • Atelier Dancan Produce Music Play Act Kyōka Izumi (1–24 Oct 2010, Panasonic Globe Theatre-Sendai Power Hall-Nagasaki Civic Auditorium-Kyoto Arts Theater Spring and Autumn-Hokuriku Newspaper Akabane Hall) &ndash as Kamehime, etc.
  • Dump Show! (16–31 Jul 2011: Sunshine Theatre, 10–14 Aug: Sankei Hall Breezé) – as Hikaru.
  • Nakano Blondies (6–10 Oct 2011: Sunshine Theatre, 19–27: Shin Kobe Oriental Theater) – as Yuzuka.
  • Go, Jet! Go! Go! –I Love You ga Ienakute– (24–28 Oct 2012, Shinjuku Space 107)
  • Prince of the Sleepless Town (29 Nov – 2 Dec 2012, Total Clearance Hall Space Zero)
  • –Mihama Seishi Graffiti– Chiba Soul (15, 16 Mar 2013, Mihama Cultural Hall Main Hall, Chiba City)
  • Go, Jet! Go! Go! –I Love You ga Ienakute– Saien (8–12 May 2013, Shinjuku Space 107)
  • Cornflakes 10th memorial performance Hakase to Tarō no Ijōna Aijō (24–30 Jul 2013, Haiyuza Theater)
  • 10th Tokyo Performers Club Produce Performance Asakusa acharaka (7 Nov – 1 Dec 2013, Haiyuza Theater)
  • Chiba Soul II (8 Mar 2014, Mihama Cultural Hall Main Hall, Chiba City)
  • Chiba Soul III (14, 15 (planned) Mar 2015, Mihama Cultural Hall Main Hall, Chiba City)
  • Share House -O-Mo-Te-Na-Shi- Bangai-hen –CinDy no Orushuban– (29 Oct – 3 Nov 2015, Aqua Studio)

Events[edit]

  • P Ark presents Makuhari Messe Dokidoki Flea Market 2009 (3 May 2009, Makuhari Messe, International Exhibition Hall 1 bayfm Special Stage)
  • Kazumi Urano (CinDy)[f] no Tsumaranai Hanashi o Kikinagara Oishiku Sweets o Taberu-kai (6 Feb 2012, AKB48 Cafe&Shop Akihabara)
  • Kazumi Urano (CinDy)[f] no Sōtō Tsumaranai Hanashi o Kikinagara Oishiku Sweets o Taberu-kai (13 Feb 2012, AKB48 Cafe&Shop Akihabara)

Bibliography[edit]

Calendars[edit]

  • Kazumi Urano 2011-nen Calendar (30 Sep 2010, Hagoromo)
  • Kazumi Urano 2014-nen Calendar (23 Oct 2013, Triax)
  • Kazumi Urano 2015-nen Calendar (4 Oct 2014, Triax)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Appeared in the corner of "Kento Handa no Dodonpa Shōwa Meikyoku Tanbō" on behalf of Minami Takahashi (AKB48).
  2. ^ Together with Kuro-chan (Yasuda Dai Circus) and Shinomiya Akatsuki (Ojinozborn) who co-starred on 2 July, 13 August 2010 and 7 January 2011.
  3. ^ Along with Mai Oshima, Yu Imai, Kayo Noro and Ayumi Orii, she sang the opening song "Yuru Yuru de De-O!" at the unit of Crayon Friends from AKB48.
  4. ^ Appearance only for photos, but posted on the ending cast list.
  5. ^ Monthly regular for April 2012.
  6. ^ a b Notation in () is the event name notation in AKB48 Cafe&Shop Akihabara.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "シンディよ…流石です。" (in Japanese). AKB48 official blog. 12 Oct 2007. Retrieved 16 Feb 2018.
  2. ^ Urano, Kazumi (5 May 2011). "ありがとう800回" (in Japanese). Retrieved 16 Feb 2018.
  3. ^ AKB48: 690 times (Team A performances: 247 times; Team B performances: 438 times; Kenkyūsei performances: 5 times), SDN48: 138 times
  4. ^ Honjo, Rei. "泣けるAKB48メンバーヒストリー 少女たちの汗と涙の軌跡". Cyzo (in Japanese).
  5. ^ Akimoto, Yasushi (10 Mar 2012). "秋元康". Google+. Retrieved 17 Feb 2018.
  6. ^ Urano, Kazumi (25 Mar 2012). "渡り廊下走り隊ニューフェイス??!" (in Japanese). Retrieved 17 Feb 2018.
  7. ^ a b "4度目の移籍 SDN 浦野一美「半泣きだった」" (in Japanese). Sponichi Annex. 27 Mar 2012. Retrieved 20 Feb 2018.
  8. ^ a b Lotti no Dame Dame Radio Tenshi no Okotoba (in Japanese). 20 May 2012.
  9. ^ AKB48 History Kenkyūsei Kōshiki Kyōhon (in Japanese). Shueisha. p. 70.
  10. ^ Hama-chan ga! (in Japanese). 26 Jun 2012.
  11. ^ AKB48 History Kenkyūsei Kōshiki Kyōhon (in Japanese). Shueisha. p. 49.

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