Reina Tanaka

Japanese singer, actress, dancer, model and lyricist

Reina Tanaka (田中 れいな, Tanaka Reina, born November 11, 1989)[1] is a Japanese singer and actress. Her birth name is Reina Tanaka (田中 麗奈, Tanaka Reina), but she changed it to differentiate herself from actress Rena Tanaka whose name is spelled with the same kanji. She was the leader of the Japanese pop-rock band Lovendor and the main vocalist of the girl group Morning Musume. She is 152.3 cm tall.

Reina Tanaka
田中 れいな
Reina Tanaka (田中麗奈)

(1989-11-11) November 11, 1989 (age 34)
Musical career
Years active2003–present

Biography change

She has been a member of the J-pop group Morning musume since January 19, 2003. She entered the group with Eri Kamei, Sayumi Michishige and Miki Fujimoto. The first song she recorded with the group as a leading voice was "Shabondama".

In 2008, Reina was also the voice "Kirara", a main character in Sanrio's anime Onegai My Melody Kirara. She was the leader in a new group called High King. This group was made to promote the musical Cinderella the Musical (シンデレラ the ミュージカル, Cinderella the Myūjikaru).

In 2009, she was asked to do the voice for an animated cartoon in the movie "Yona Yona Penguin" (よなよなペンギン)[2] with LinLin, also from Morning musume.

In 2010, Reina will be the voice of a main character in an anime named Kaito Reinya. This is based on Reina herself. The main character of this anime is called Reinya. It is a 13 episode anime, each episode being three minutes long.[3]

Releases change

Photobooks change

# Title Release date Publisher ISBN Photobook information
Hello Hello! Morning Musume 6th Generation Members Shashinshū
(ハロハロ! モーニング娘。6期メンバー写真集)
July 15, 2003 Kadokawa Shoten ISBN 4-04-894251-4 Photobook with Eri Kamei and Sayumi Michishige.
1 Tanaka Reina
November 11, 2004 Wani Books ISBN 4-8470-2834-1 First solo photobook.
2 Reina
October 15, 2005 Wani Books ISBN 4-8470-2890-2 Second solo photobook.
3 Shōjo R
May 10, 2006 Wani Books ISBN 4-8470-2932-1 Third solo photobook.
4 Alo Hello! Tanaka Reina Shashinshū
February 1, 2007 Kadokawa Shoten ISBN 4-04-894483-5 Fourth solo photobook. Photographed in Hawaii.
5 Girl
September 27, 2007 Wani Books ISBN 978-4-8470-4041-2 Fifth Solo photobook.
February 27, 2008 Wani Books ISBN 978-4-8470-4067-2 Compilation Photobook.
(田中れいな写真集「VERY REINA」)
October 25, 2008 Wani Books ISBN 978-4-8470-4129-7 Sixth Solo photobook.

DVDs change

  • Alo Hello! Tanaka Reina DVD (アロハロ!田中れいな DVD, Released February 14, 2007)
  • Real Challenge!! (Released October 2008)

Acts change

Movies change

Musicals change

TV shows change

All shows listed were broadcast by the TV Tokyo Corporation, except Kaito Reinya, which is set to be aired on ANN's KBC TV channel.

Show Start date End date
Hello! Morning (ハロー!モーニング。) 2003 April 1, 2007
Sore Yuke! Gorokkies (それゆけ!ゴロッキーズ) September 29, 2003 December 26, 2003
Futarigoto (二人ゴト) June 1, 2004 June 4, 2004
August 18, 2004 August 26, 2004
Musume Dokyu! (娘DOKYU!) May 13, 2005 September 29, 2006
Uta Doki! Pop Classics (歌ドキッ!POP CLASSICS) October 2, 2006 March 17, 2008
Haromoni@ (ハロモニ@) April 8, 2007 September 28, 2008
Onegai My Melody Kirara (Voice) (おねがい♪マイメロディ きららっ☆) April 6, 2008 March 29, 2009
Yorosen! (よろせん!) October 6, 2008 March 27, 2009
Kaitō Reinya (怪盗レーニャ) (Voice) January 8, 2010 March 26, 2010
Hanbun ESPer (半分エスパー) (Guest) January 15, 2010 March 19, 2010
Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園) January 11, 2012 March 28, 2012
Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger (騎士竜戦隊リュウソウジャー) April 28, 2019 May 5, 2019

Radio change

Program Start date End date Station
TBC Fun Fīrudo Mōretsu Mōdasshu
(TBC Funふぃーるど・モーレツモーダッシュ)
April 18, 2005 April 29, 2005 TBC Radio
May 16, 2005 April 27, 2005
Hello Pro Yanen!! (ハロプロやねん!!) June 26, 2005 September 22, 2008 ABC Radio
Five Stars October 3, 2007 Ongoing InterFM

References change

  1. "Reina's profile in InterFM Tokyo". Archived from the original on 2011-09-11. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  2. Official page: "Yona Yona Penguin" Archived 2009-12-03 at the Wayback Machine (In Japanese, Flash required)
  3. Notification of the voice job. Archived 2009-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (In Japanese)

Other websites change