Reina Tanaka (田中 麗奈, Tanaka Reina, born November 11, 1989) is a Japanese singer and actress. Her birth name is Reina Tanaka (田中麗奈, Tanaka Reina), but she changed it because another girl had the same name. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan on November 11, 1989. 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 (田中麗奈)
November 11, 1989
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) 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.
|#||Title||Release date||Publisher||ISBN||Photobook information|
|–||Hello Hello! Morning Musume 6th Generation Members Shashinshū
|July 15, 2003||Kadokawa Shoten||ISBN 4-04-894251-4||Photobook with Eri Kamei and Sayumi Michishige.|
|November 11, 2004||Wani Books||ISBN 4-8470-2834-1||First solo photobook.|
|October 15, 2005||Wani Books||ISBN 4-8470-2890-2||Second solo photobook.|
|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.|
|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.|
|October 25, 2008||Wani Books||ISBN 978-4-8470-4129-7||Sixth Solo photobook.|
- Alo Hello! Tanaka Reina DVD (アロハロ！田中れいな DVD, Released February 14, 2007)
- Real Challenge!! (Released October 2008)
- Hoshisuna no Shima, Watashi no Shima ~Island Dreamin'~ (星砂の島、私の島～Island Dreamin'～, Released September 29, 2004)
- Ribbon no Kishi: The Musical (リボンの騎士 ザ ミュージカル, 2006)
- Cinderella the Musical (シンデレラtheミュージカル, 2008) – As Stepsister Joy
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|
|Program||Start date||End date||Station|
|TBC Fun Fīrudo Mōretsu Mōdasshu
|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|
- ↑ "Reina's profile in InterFM Tokyo". Archived from the original on 2011-09-11. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
- ↑ Official page: "Yona Yona Penguin" Archived 2009-12-03 at the Wayback Machine (In Japanese, Flash required)
- ↑ Notification of the voice job. Archived 2009-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (In Japanese)
- Hello Project – Official webpage.
- Hello Online - English community of Hello!Project.