Oda Sakura
Oda (1)




March 12, 1999 (age 18)


Zama, Kanagawa, Japan


Japanese Pop



Years Active

2011 - Present



Associated Acts

Morning Musume, Hello! Pro Kenshuusei


Oda Sakura (小田さくら) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project. She is an 11th Generation member of Morning Musume and a former member of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei. She was first introduced at a Fan Club event in November 2011.



On November 12, at a Fan Club event, Oda Sakura was introduced as a new member of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei after failing the S/mileage 2nd generation auditions.


On September 14, Oda was announced as the winner of Morning Musume 11th Generation ~Suppin Utahime~ Audition.

Oda will start official Morning Musume duties in January 2013 at the Hello! Project 2013 Winter Concert, after Morning Musume's 15th Anniversary Concert Tour.


  • Name: Oda Sakura (小田さくら)
  • Nickname: Sakura (さくら)
  • Birthplace: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Birthday: March 12, 1999 (age 18)
  • Blood type: A
  • Height: 150.4 cm
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2011-11-12: Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Member
    • 2012-09-14: Morning Musume Member
  • Up-Front Agency Status:
    • 2011-11-12: Member
  • Yeas in Morning Musume: 4 years
  • Morning Musume Color: Lavender
  • Specialty: Hula dance, flexible shoulders
  • Looks Up To: Nakajima Saki, Takahashi Ai, Niigaki Risa
  • Hello! Project groups:

Singles Participated InEdit

Morning MusumeEdit


  • Oda participated in the S/mileage audition, but failed to make the cut and was later added to Hello! Pro Kenshuusei by Tsunku himself.
  • Her favorite word is "Ichigoichie" (一期一会; Once in a Lifetime).
  • She did part of a hula dance during the S/mileage auditions.
  • She appeared as a background dancer during the H!P 2012 Winter Concert Tour.
  • When asked what she would do on a rainy day, she said she would sing the song "Tsuugaku Vector☂" by ℃-ute and sleep.
  • Shares the same birthday as S/mileage member Fukuda Kanon.
  • She said her dream as an idol is to become unique within Hello! Project.
  • She is the only 11th Generation member of Morning Musume.
  • She is the third member to be the only one of her generation, the first being Goto Maki and the second being Kusumi Koharu.
  • She said her goal within Morning Musume is to sing like Takahashi Ai and Niigaki Risa, and to dance like Nakajima Saki.
  • She is the fourth member of Morning Musume to be from Hello! Pro Kenshuusei, the first being Linlin, the second being Fukumura Mizuki, and the third being Kudo Haruka.
  • She is the third youngest current member of Morning Musume.
  • Her classmates used to call her "Medusa".
  • Her favorite Morning Musume songs are Namidacchi and Mikan.
  • Her best sport is Swimming.
  • Her generation is the 3rd and most recent single generation.
  • Sato Masaki has stated that Oda Sakura is her rival.