|Birthday:|| March 11, 1991|
|Relatives:|| Bowling Ball (adoptive son)|
Diego (adoptive son)
Hot Dog (adoptive husband)
Soap (adoptive daughter)
|Appearences and Voices|
|First appearance:||New Characters and Announcement|
Linlin, real name Qián Lín (銭琳), is a Chinese pop singer, best known for being a member of Hello! Project as an eighth generation member of the all-girl Japanese pop group Morning Musume and the leader of Shin Minimoni. She joined Hello! Project in 2007 as a member of Hello Pro Egg. A few months later, she was added to Morning Musume alongside Junjun. She graduated from the group on December 15, 2010 with Eri Kamei and Junjun.
Linlin was born on March 11, 1991 in China, to a couple whose name are undisclosed.
When Linlin was in the second grade of elementary school, she was scouted by a local television station. Since then, she has been active in the entertainment industry, appearing in many television dramas and other shows as a host.
Through the recommendation of a friend of Tsunku, Linlin joined Hello! Project as a part of Hello Pro Egg as the Mysterious ponytailed girl (according to fans).
On March 15, she was officially announced to be joining the eighth generation of all girl J-pop group Morning Musume, along with Junjun, as a "foreign student". After seeing her perform at concerts, Tsunku was impressed and believed that she and Junjun would be a key for Morning Musume's planned expansion into Asia in 2007.
Three days later, she made her Japanese television debut on Hello! Morning. Within the same week, she moved to Tokyo, Japan.
On August, ppMorning Musume]] collaborated with Takarazuka to perform their musical Cinderella the Musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Linlin took the role of a page and a princess.
In 2009, Tsunku announced on his blog that Linlin would become the leader of Shin Minimoni, with S/mileage member Fukuda Kanon and Hello Pro Egg members Takeuchi Akari and Miyamoto Karin.
On May 16, 2010, Linlin announced with Junjun that they would be performing with Natsuyaki Miyabi and former Morning Musume member Kusumi Koharu in Shanghai during June as a special 4-nin unit later to be called Ex-ceed!.
Linlin's graduation was held on December 15, 2010.
She has since returned to China.
After Morning MusumeEdit
In June, Linlin returned to Japan, shortly after she returned to Japan, Junjun announced she would also be returning to Japan.
Linlin along with Saho Akari from Up Up Girls (Kari) formed a special unit and performed in a mini-live for a Chinese girl’s Harajuku fashion show in China.
On July 11, Linlin was hit by a scooter. She was at home recovering from her wounds for a week.
Linlin's thoughts about the scooter incident
- Looking for that certain despicable motorized scooter.~ Who was the one who ran into me? How can someone run into another person and then run away!!! It really hurts! Alright~But, being alive is a good thing. I have to return home to nurse my wounds and I won’t be able to work for a whole week
On January 9, during an interview with Sakurai Takamasa, it was announced that Linlin is preparing to debut as a soloist in China. Her debut album is due in Spring at the earliest and there are plans for concerts in China.
In September, Linlin will be participate in the 48th annual Golden Bell Awards.
On May 31, LinLin appeared on J-Melo and delivered a message to Morning Musume '14.
Linlin wears a yellow cardigan over a white shirt, a yellow skirt and yellow shoes. She has a brown ponytail.
To Be Added
- Her official YouTube username is ScooterComedian.
|1st Generation||Yuko Nakazawa • Aya Ishiguro • Kaori Iida • Natsumi Abe • Asuka Fukuda|
|2nd Generation||Kei Yasuda • Mari Yaguchi • Sayaka Ichii|
|3rd Generation||Maki Goto|
|4th Generation||Rika Ishikawa • Hitomi Yoshizawa • Nozomi Tsuji • Ai Kago|
|5th Generation||Ai Takahashi • Asami Konno • Makoto Ogawa • Risa Niigaki|
|6th Generation||Miki Fujimoto • Eri Kamei • Sayumi Michishige • Reina Tanaka|
|7th Generation||Koharu Kusumi|
|8th Generation||Aika Mitsui • Junjun • Linlin|
|9th Generation||Mizuki Fukumura • Erina Ikuta • Riho Sayashi • Kanon Suzuki|
|10th Generation||Haruna Iikubo • Ayumi Ishida • Masaki Sato • Haruka Kudo|
|11th Generation||Sakura Oda|
|12th Generation||Haruna Ogata • Miki Nonaka • Maria Makino • Akane Haga|
|13th Generation||Kaede Kaga • Reina Yokoyama|
|14th Generation||Chisaki Morito|
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