Place of Birth
Hikaru made her Avex Artist Academy debut in 2016 as a member of the J-pop project duo +GANG. She was referred to as Hikarun when marketing as a member of the duo. They split up in 2018, yet she continued to work as an artist for Avex.
Girls Planet 999, Kep1er: 2021
Hikaru's participation in Girls Planet 999 as a member of J-Group was disclosed in July 2021. She performed a version of BLACKPINK's "Boombayah" for her evaluation performance, garnering numerous good reviews from the judge panel and earning a spot in the TOP9. Her first Planet Top 9 rank was P01, and her original rank was J01. She was the season's first contestant to enter first place and one of the only participants to never exit the Planet Top 9. Hikaru finished seventh in the final episode on October 22 with 713,322 points and 387,709 votes, making her a member of the show's final group Kep1er.
The introduction of the website Hello, Kep1er on November 21 announced that the group will make its debut in December 2021.
Hiraku's Facts- She is Kep1er's shortest member, standing at 5 feet and 0.8 inches (154.5cm).
- She is over 5 inches shorter than the tallest member.
- She was not fluent in Korean when she made her debut and is a slow writer.
She enjoys 2NE1 and CL.
- HELLO B*TCHES is her favorite CL song.
- She speaks Japanese in dialect and sometimes transmits the tone of the accent into her Korean.
- She doesn't like cheese.
- She has written Xiaoting birthday cards in Chinese.
- While the majority of Japanese given names are written in Kanji, Hikaru's name does not have a Kanji equivalent.
- Chinese fans frequently translate her name as "Light" .
- Hikaru is a Japanese word that means "to shine" or "light."
- On November 8, 2021, she spoiled a part of the WA DA DA choreography.
- She is the lone member with blood type O.
- Gummy worms and spicy strips are her favorites.
She likes to wear beanies with her hip hop style.
- She cries a lot when she holds her tears in for too long, which makes her weep even more.
- She donned her prescription glasses to the birthday V Live on her 18th birthday.
- She'd prefer have people wish her a happy birthday once she wakes up in the morning because she sleeps early. When Chaehyun and Xiaoting woke her up at midnight, she felt she was late for a meeting, which kept her awake for 4 hours.
- She was a member of the kid trainee duo +GANG from 2016 to 2018.