Who is NiziU J-Pop? All About the Members and Music (2022 Profile)

Who is NiziU J-Pop? All About the Members and Music (2022 Profile)

NiziU(虹U/ニジユ/니쥬/ニジュー) is a nine-membered J-Pop group under JYP Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment. Formed through the globally popular survival program “Nizi Project,” this group have reached incredible levels of success with their music heard hundreds of millions of times around the globe.

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Index:

  1. Introduction
  2. About NiziU, Members, Music, FAQ
  3. Similar Artists
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Introduction to NiziU J-Pop

The talented members of NiziU first introduced themselves to fans through the Japanese survival program “Project Nizi.” The winning contestants became the new members of NiziU, a Japanese girl group managed by JYP Entertainment, one of the most successful K-Pop companies, and Sony Music Entertainment.

Watch JYP pick the members of NiziU on “Project Nizi”

In November of 2020, the nine members of NiziU released their pre-debut track “Step and a Step,” followed shortly by the official debut on December 2nd. Since their debut, this group has released bestselling track like “Chopstick” and “Make me happy,” which has, as of February 2022, accumulated over 285 million views, an astonishing feat for a rookie Japanese group.

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In addition to music video views, NiziU’s official YouTube channel has gained over 2 million subscribers. Furthermore, the group has drawn over 1.3 million monthly Spotify listeners, demonstrating the astronomical rise of this talented group.

  • NiziU’s music has also featured on top-ranking Japanese Spotify Charts such as the Top 50 – Japan Chart, Top Song Japan Weekly Music Chart, and Top Tracks of Japan 2021 Chart.

Beloved by countless loyal listeners and fans, the nine members of NiziU have climbed to the top of the music industry with their catchy and bright music and incredible talent and charisma.

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About NiziU, Members, Music, FAQ

about

About NiziU:

  • Korean Name: 니쥬
  • Japanese Name: ニジュー
  • Company: JYPE / Sony Music Entertainment
  • Number of Members: 9
  • Number of Albums: 2
  • Debut Year: 2020
  • Genre: J-Pop / Pop
  • Fanbase: WithU
  • Colors:
    • Red (PANTONE 2035 C)
    • Orange (PANTONE 1505 C)
    • Yellow (PANTONE 108 C)
    • Green (PANTONE 2423 C)
    • Blue (PANTONE 293 C)
    • Navy (PANTONE 2758 C)
    • Purple (PANTONE 2579 C)
members

Members:

NiziU is a nine-membered group. The members of this group include Mako, Rio, Maya, Riku, Ayaka, Mayuka, Rima, Miihi, and Nina. The talented nine members have created fun music and stages that have transformed this group into one of the top Asian artist girl groups in the industry.

Mako

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Name: Yamaguchi Mako

Japanese name: 山口真子/やまぐち まこ

Position: Leader

Birthday: 4/4/01

Age: 20

Star sign: Aries

Chinese zodiac sign: snake

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Orange

Nizi Project Rank: #1

Rio

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Name: Hanabashi Rio

Japanese name: 花橋梨緒/はなばしりお

Position: Dancer

Birthday: 4/2/02

Age: 19

Star sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Horse

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Light blue

Nizi Project Rank: #4

Maya

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Name: Katsumura Maya

Japanese name: 勝村摩耶/かつむら まや

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 8/4/02

Age: 19

Star sign: Aries

Chinese zodiac sign: Horse

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Purple

Nizi Project Rank: #5

Riku

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Name: Oe Riku

Japanese name: 大江梨久/おおえ りく

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 26/10/02

Age: 19

Star sign: Scorpio

Chinese zodiac sign: Horse

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Yellow

Nizi Project Rank: #2

Ayaku

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Name: Arai Ayaka

Japanese name: 新井彩香/あらい あやか

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 20/6/03

Age: 18

Star sign: Gemini

Chinese zodiac sign: Goat

Nationality: Japanese

Color: White

Nizi Project Rank: #8

Mayuka

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Name: Ogou Mayuka

Japanese name: おごうまゆか/小合麻由佳

Position: Rapper

Birthday: 13/11/03

Age: 18

Star sign: Scorpio

Chinese zodiac sign: Goat

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Teal

Nizi Project Rank: #7

Rima

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Name: Nakabayashi Rima

Japanese name: 中林里茉/なかばやし りま

Position: Rapper

Birthday: 26/3/04

Age: 17

Star sign: Aries

Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Red

Nizi Project Rank: #3

Miihi

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Name: Suzuno Miihi

Japanese name: すずの みいひ/鈴野未光

Position: Vocalist, Dancer

Birthday: 12/8/04

Age: 17

Star sign: Leo

Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey

Nationality: Japanese

Color: Pink

Nizi Project Rank: #6

Nina

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Name: Nina Hillman / Makino Nina

Japanese name: 牧野仁菜/牧野まきの 仁菜にな/ニナ ヒルマン

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 27/2/05

Age: 16

Star sign: Pisces

Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster

Nationality: Japanese-American

Color: Dark Blue

Nizi Project Rank: #9

music

NiziU Music

Since their debut in 2020, the members of this group have released two albums:

  • Make you happy (2020)
  • U (2021)
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Make You Happy (2020)

  • Make you happy
  • Baby I’m a star
  • Boom Boom Boom
  • Beyond the Rainbow

U (2021)

  • Chopstick
  • Take a picture
  • FESTA
  • Make you happy
  • Wonder Dream
  • Twinkle Twinkle
  • Poppin’ Shakin’
  • I AM
  • Super Summer
  • Step and a step
  • 9 colors
  • Need U
  • Take a picture -English ver.-
  • Poppin’ Shakin’ -English ver.-
faq

Frequently Asked Questions NiziU

Is NiziU Kpop or Jpop?

Performing in Japanese, NiziU is a J-Pop group

Who is the youngest in NiziU?

Nina. Born in 2005, Nina is the youngest member in NiziU

How famous is NiziU in Japan?

Since their debut, NiziU have become one of the most popular artists both in Japan and internationally.

Are NiziU all Japanese?

Yes, all the members of NiziU are Japanese with the exception of Nina who is Japanese-American

What are NiziU fans called?

WithU. NiziU fans are collectively called “WithU”

When did NiziU debut?

2020. NiziU debuted in 2020 following the end of the competition program “Project Nizi”

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