Mizuki Fukumura was born in Tokyo, Japan on October 30, 1996. She is a ninth-generation member and known pop singer in Japan. She is also the leader of well known pop group Morning Musume. She was also a former member of Shugo Chara Egg!. In her early years, Fukumura, at a young age of 10, entered a contest conducted by the Kirarin Revolution animated series known as the Kirarin Girl Contest 2006. Fukumura ended up getting a 2nd place finish. She was highly encourage by her mother to audition for Hello! Pro Egg, as she was a fanatic in her early years. She was able to pass and became a member of the Hello! Pro Egg, along with other enthusiasts Akari Takeuchi and Rie Kaneko on June 22, 2008.
Mizuki Fukumura made her singing and live performance debut at the 2008 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 9gatsu “Shibakouen Step!” concert held on September 23 of the same year. Fukura then made her television debut on August 2009 as Amulet Heart in the television show Shugo Chara! Party!. She was added as a second generation member. Fukura then auditioned in 2011 for a spot in Morning Musume, where in she sang “Maji Bomber” as her audition piece. She did not pass the auditions however, as she only made it through the third round. To her complete surprise however, that when the announcements were made by the producer, she was included to be a part of the Morning Musume. She made her Morning Musume debut at the Hello! Project 2011 Winter “Kangei Shinsen Matsuri” concert, where the announcements were also made. “Maji Desu ka Ska!” was the first single released to ever feature Fukumura as a member of Morning Musume. At Tanaka Reina’s concert in 2013, Fukumura was declared as a sub-leader along with Iikubo Haruna of Morning Musume. On March 30, she made an appearance in the opening of the new Hello! Project shop in Akihabara.
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