Asuka Fukuda Comeback

The Asuka Fukuda comeback is complete! Her fans have no need to worry. Fans of popular music group Morning Musume (now known as Morning Musume 18in 2018) might want to know what has happened to Asuka Fukuda.  She had been out of the public eye after she left Morning Musume back in 1999. In 2011, she made her return to the entertainment industry by starting a band called PEACE$TONE. The band was formed on February 14, 2011 (Valentines Day in the United States). The other members of this group are TERRA (vocals) and Yaman Chang (guitar). I decided to write about Fukuda because I was thinking about her on the of morning May 15, 2014 when I first composed this post on my main magazine style website Asian Celebs Hut. But because Fukuda is a former member of Morning Musume, information about her belongs on this site.

Asuka Fukuda was born on December 17, 1984 in Tokyo, Japan. She was selected to be part of Morning Musume’s first generation of members with Yuko Nakazawa, Aya Ishiguro, Kaori Iida, and Natsumi Abe. Welcome back Asuka! I have said that I really used to think that she is the most beautiful of that first generation of Morning Musume members although Natsumi Abe is not too far behind with her stellar looks. It was reported that Fukuda got married in August 2015.

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The above bikini picture of Fukuda is from Morning Musume’s first photo book. I think that although Asuka may not be as sexy as Hitomi Aizawa in a bikini, she definitely is very cute!

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Asuka Fukuda smiles as she poses for a photo for Morning Musume’s first photo book around 1997 and 1998. She used to be my favorite first generation member.

Asuka Fukuda enjoys eating pancakes and kidney beans. She is also skilled in doing ballet and singing karaoke. On September 14, 2013, Morning Musume celebrated its 16th anniversary as a group. They have had 13 generations of members to date and are very popular in Japan along with idol group AKB48.

Who is Your Favorite Morning Musume Member?

I have decided to do a fun and creative post that all of you will love! 2017 is the 20th anniversary of the debut of the first generation of Morning Musume. In honor of this special moment, I’d like to ask you: who is your favorite member of the first generation of Morning Musume? For me it is definitely Nacchi (Natsumi Abe)! Here is a brief description of each of these five girls that made up that first generation:

Yuko Nakazawa (known by the nickname of Big Sis) Age: 43

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A stunning pic of Yuko Nakazawa from 2009! It does not matter what she wears because she is still beautiful!
  • Is from Kyoto, Japan.
  • She was the group’s first band leader.
  • She was the oldest member in the group’s history when she started her career with the group. She was 24 when she started with Morning Musume which is much older than the age that these members start their careers.
  • She graduated from Morning Musume in 2001 to focus on other things by the time she was 30 years old.
  • Known as Nakazawa Yuko in Japan, she posed for a photo shoot in a stunning black bikini for Hello! Project while sitting poolside!

Asuka Fukuda Age: 32

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Asuka Fukuda is seen here in a swimsuit for Morning Musume’s first photo book!
  • Is from Tokyo, Japan.
  • She is the youngest member of the first generation.
  • She has the shortest tenure in the history of the group.
  • She took part in a photo session for Morning Musume’s first group photo book. In that photo book she is seen in a one-piece swimsuit which would become very common for these members to do.
  • In April 1999, she graduated from Morning Musume. Her stated reason for graduating was to finish her education but she did not even finish high school.

Aya Ishiguro Age: 38

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Aya Ishiguro posing for a photo shoot during the making of Morning Musume’s first photo book.
  • Is from Hokkaido, Japan.
  • Has a daughter Rimu born in November 2000.
  • Her husband is Shinya Yamada, a rock musician for the band Luna Sea.
  • She has worked as a fashion designer.
  • She wrote a book about her transition to being a mother after working as an idol singer.

Kaori Iida Age: 35

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Kaori Iida seen here in 2003.
  • Is from Hokkaido, Japan.
  • She was born two days before member Natsumi Abe (August 8).
  • She gave birth to a baby boy on January 22, 2008. However, she stated on November 28 that her son had died on July 27 due to renal failure.
  • She gave birth to another boy on May 14, 2013.
  • She released her 5th album called ONDAS on July 20, 2016. The album has mostly Brazilian cover songs from the music genre called Bossa Nova.

Natsumi Abe Age: 35

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Natsumi Abe in a bikini for one of the photo shoots for Hello! Project. Can you say stunning? Oh yeah she’s really amazing here!
  • She released her self-cover album Smile on August 13, 2014.
  • She released her 11th photo book SUBWAY in August 2012. The photo book features Abe walking in the streets of New York City, reading books in a bookstore, or sipping a glass of wine! She is also seen posing in beautiful lingerie!
  • Her 12th photo book Fin no Hito was shot in Helsinki, Finland. That one is my favorite photo book of hers because it shows just how sexy and charming she is! The photo book shows Abe walking through the streets of Helsinki, waiting at a subway station, or posing in lingerie in her hotel room!

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