Kamen Joshi/Alice Project Members: Where Are They Now?

A lot of Alice Project members have come and gone, so did you ever wonder what happened to some of your favorites? Well, I might have the answers!

Alice Juban

Risa Sawada

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Risapyon is currently active on Instagram and sometimes replies to comments. You can follow her account here.

Maari Watanabe

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Maari is working a normal office job at an IT company, but she is still active on Twitter and Instagram. Her YouTube channel is currently inactive, but you can see her previous videos here.

Amu Hayase

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Amu now goes by Amu Sera and is active on Twitter and Instagram and often livestreams on 17 Live. She replies back to pretty much everyone and follows back sometimes, so if you’ve ever wanted to talk to Amu or want to talk to her again, here’s your chance!

Reika Tsukimura

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Reika is one of the Alice Project managers, so go to pretty much any Alice Project show and you’ll see her there. If she’s in a good mood and isn’t too busy, you can even take chekis with her. She’s also one of the MCs for the Kamen Joshi trainees show, Alice wa Koko kara (Alikoko), which you can watch every Friday at 7:00 PM here.

Marie Utena

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Marie has been active in a couple small idol groups since she was dismissed from Alice Project, namely Yellow☆Candle and Kamatoto. She is currently a model, sometimes does idol events with ma-me, and runs her own ribbon brand, which you can support here. You can follow Marie on Twitter and Instagram.

Steam Girls

Natsumi Maeda

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Natsumi is active on Twitter here.

Aina Hoshi

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Aina has changed her name to Ai Aoi and is currently active as a member of HOT DOG CAT, the sister group of READY TO KISS and SAY-LA. Sadly, she will be withdrawing from the group on 8/10. I’m not sure what her plans are after that, but you can stay tuned by following her on Twitter and Instagram.

Ayaka Asakura

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Ayacho has changed her name to Rina Satou and is currently a member of Sparkle Pink Ruby. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Satsuki Araya

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Satsuki is active on Twitter, Instagram, LiveMe, and sometimes holds meetup events, if you’re fortunate enough to be in Tokyo when they happen. Her YouTube channel is currently inactive and she took a bunch of her videos down, but you can view some of her old videos here. Satsuki sometimes replies back to her fans.

Tomoe Koyanagi

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Tomoe has a locked Twitter here. She hasn’t accepted me as a follower (probably because she has no idea who I am), but I think she’s still active, so if she knows you, maybe shoot her a follow request. If she doesn’t know you, well, you can try to follow her, maybe you’ll have better luck than me.

Rina Sakura

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Rina Sakura works a normal job in publishing and is currently active on Twitter here. She pretty much always replies back.

Reona Kameda

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Reona has changed her name to Reona Kanbaru and is the vocalist of a band called AstoLights. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram and check out her band’s music on YouTube. Sadly, her band isn’t that active (they seem to perform about once a month), but they’re pretty decent. Reona usually replies back.

Armor Girls

Yua Yamashita

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Yua changed her name to Momo and is active on Twitter here. It is unclear if she will return to entertainment, but she held one independent meetup and photo (satsueikai) event after graduation.

Hinako Kuroki

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Hinako doesn’t have any social media accounts (as far as I’m aware of), but she seems to be occasionally working at a China themed maid cafe in Akihabara called Nyan Nyan Meien. You can follow the cafe here.

Mina Aizawa

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Mina currently works in childcare and is active on Twitter here. She sometimes replies to tweets.

Jun Amaki

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Jun has moved into the mainstream and is one of the most popular gravure idols in Japan. She is also active in TV dramas, variety shows, commercials, and more. This year, Jun has released a photobook (Jun_limited) and a DVD (Micchaku! Amachi!). You can follow Jun on Twitter and Instagram.

Manami Hoshino

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While not as popular as Jun, Manami is also working as a gravure idol under the name HOSHINO. She recently released her second DVD, titled Hoshino Nikki. Manami is also currently going to college, working at a gravure idol cafe, and doing photo events (satsueikai). You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Miu Itou

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After Miu graduated, she joined QT♡Capsule under the name Kisumi Komatsu. Miu has since changed her name to Kisumi Amau and is currently active as a member of READY TO KISS. You can follow her on Twitter, Line Blog, and YouTube (though she’s not very active).

Naho Onodera

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After Naho graduated, she joined QT♡Capsule under the name Naho Fujita with Miu. She has since retired from entertainment, but is still active on Twitter here. I heard a rumor that earlier this year she got married and is expecting a child, but I can’t verify that so take it with a grain of salt.

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Kana Otogi

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Kana performed a live or two after graduation, but is now inactive in entertainment. Her account is locked, but I think she accepts everyone on her Twitter here.

Rika Momohara

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Rika now goes by Rika Momota and won a bridalwear modeling contest in 2016. Rika works as a wedding planner and wants to plan fans’ weddings. You can follow her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Sato Takanashi

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Sato is active on Twitter and sometimes posts covers on nana music.

Rinka Hoshino

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Rinka now goes by the name Ayane and is a member of Sparkle Pink Ruby with Ayacho. She is also going to university. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Nanase Satou

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After graduation, Nanase changed her name to Marika Katoono and became the vocalist in the band ReverseM, did solo lives, and worked as a model. ReverseM is no longer active and her Twitter accounts are private, but I think she’s still active and does some singing and streams. You can try to follow her here and here.

Meru Yuuki

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Meru is now going by her real name Akiho and works a normal job. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Meru replies to almost everyone.

Pa-Ken!

Jun Uechi

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Jun is active on Twitter here.

Himeri Araki

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After graduation, Himeri changed her name to Himeri Yuuki and joined No Plan. After No Plan, she joined DISDOL. She then left DISDOL and is now a member of Setsuna SONIC. Himeri also does a lot of satsueikai. You can follow Himeri on Twitter, Ameblo, and YouTube.

Yuu Hikari

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Yuu is active on Twitter and replies to pretty much everyone.

Mimi Shiina

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Mimi is active on Twitter.

Slime Girls

Mii Harune

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Mii is now a solo idol under the name Jewel and also does satsueikai, meetups at places like Sanrio Puroland, and SHOWROOM streams. You can follow her on Twitter and SHOWROOM. Mii follows back on Twitter.

Ellie Mashiro

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Ellie is active on Twitter here.

Minami Chiba

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After she left Slime Girls, Minami changed her name to Tomoka Chiba and joined Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome. She recently graduated from the group and doesn’t tweet anymore, but she still likes tweets related to her. You can follow her here.

Hibiki Toi (Bikichi)

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Since Bikichi’s graduation, she changed her name to Hibiki Torii and has done a bit of everything. She currently models and occasionally does lives with model Airi Makita. Hibiki has also acted in theater plays, modeled at satsueikais, worked with FES☆TIVE as a staff member, and acted as an MC for the Kamen Joshi trainee show Alice wa Koko kara (Alikoko). You can follow Bikichi on Twitter here.

Shiori Hanashiro

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Shiori is now a member of Tamayura. You can follow her on Twitter here.

Sayumi Kamakura

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Sayumi has retired from entertainment and is married with twin girls. You can follow her here.

Ruruka Naruse

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Ruruka has a private Twitter account here. She seems to let everyone follow her.

Maiko Iimura

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After she left Slime Girls, Maiko changed her name to Saori Itou and joined Honey Spice. She is no longer a member of Honey Spice, but she is currently active as a gravure idol and satsueikai model. Aside from her gravure activities, she also works as a magician in places like Magic bar YOLO in Roppongi and MAGIC Shima in Ueno. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Slime Girls WEST

Banri Kurasaki

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She is currently working as a theater actress under the name BANRI. You can follow her on Twitter here and here. You can also become LINE friends here.

AJ’s/Minarai Seito

Tsubasa Matsumura

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Tsubasa is active on Twitter under the name Arisa.

Reina Ooba

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Reina is currently a member of HIGH SPIRITS under the name Reina Mochizuki. She is also studying to be a nursery school teacher. Reina was previously a member of UProach.


That’s all the information I know! Did you learn anything? Do you know something that I don’t? Leave a comment or send me a tweet!

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