| Oda Sakura|
March 12, 1999
Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
2011 - Present
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 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 20)
- 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
- Years in Morning Musume: 7 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
- Help me!!
- Brainstorming/Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai
- Wagamama Ki no Mama Ai no Joke/Ai no Gundan
- Egao no Kimi wa Taiyou sa/Kimi wa Kawari Iyashinai/What is LOVE?
- Toki wo Koe Sora wo Koe/Password is 0
- TIKI BUN / Shabadaba Doo~ / Mikaeri Bijin
- Seishun Kozou wa Naiteiru / Yuugure wa Ameagari / Ima Koko Kara
- Oh my wish! / Sukatto My Heart / Imasugu Tobikomu Yuuki
- Tsumetai Kaze to Kataomoi / ENDLESS SKY / One and Only
- Utakata Saturday Night! / The Vision / Tokyo to Iu Katasumi
- Sexy Cat no Enzetsu / Mukidashi de Mukiatte / Sou ja nai
- BRAND NEW MORNING / Jealousy Jealousy
- Jama Shinai de Here We Go! / Dokyuu no Go Sign / Wakain da shi!
- Are you Happy? / A Gonna
- Furari Ginza / Jiyuu na Kuni Dakara
- 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.