Hitomi Honda

Hitomi Honda
本田 仁美
'2019FW 서울패션위크' 혼다 히토미.jpg
Honda in 2019
Born (2001-10-06) 6 October 2001 (age 19)
OccupationSinger, actress
Years active2014–present
Musical career
GenresJ-pop, K-pop
Associated acts
Japanese name
Kanji本田 仁美
Hiraganaほんだ ひとみ
Katakanaホンダ ヒトミ
Korean name
혼다 히토미

Hitomi Honda (本田 仁美, Honda Hitomi, born 6 October 2001) is a Japanese singer and actress. She is part of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48 representative of Tochigi in team 8, and also a former member of the South Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE for 2.5 years, after the competition television show Produce 48.


Honda auditioned for AKB48's Team 8 in 2014 and was accepted into the group at the age of 12, representing Tochigi Prefecture.[1]

In 2018, Honda participated in reality girl group survival show, Produce 48. After placing in 9th, she became a member of the Korean-Japanese idol group Iz*One. She has taken a hiatus from AKB48 until her contracts with Iz*One ends.[2][3] On April 29, 2021, her contract with Iz*One officially expired and she and the other two japanese members returned to Japan.

AKB48 General Election Placements[]

Since her debut in 2014, Honda has taken part in sixth ion of AKB48's annual general election. This is Honda Hitomi's ranking placement :

Edition Year Final rank Number of votes Position on single Single
6 2014 Not ranked Not ranked Not ranked Not ranked
7 2015
8 2016
9 2017
10 2018 82 17,656 First Row; Commemorative Category "Nami ga Tsutaeru Mono"[4]


Singles with AKB48[]

Year Title Notes
2014 "47 no Suteki na Machi e" B-Side
2014 "Seifuku no Hane" B-Side
2015 "Aisatsu Kara Hajimeyou" B-Side
2015 "Kegarete Iru Shinjitsu" B-Side
2015 "Amanojaku Batta" B-Side
2016 "Yume e no Route" B-Side
2016 "Hoshizora o Kimi ni" B-Side
2017 "Ikiru Koto Ni Nekkyou Wo!" B-Side
2018 "Atarashii Chime" B-Side
2018 "Nami ga Tsutaeru Mono" B-Side; Ranked 82nd at AKB48 10th World General Election
2018 "No Way Man" A-Side; First Senbatsu Participation
2019 "Hitsuzensei" B-Side; Collaboration between selected members of AKB48, IZ*ONE, Nogizaka46, Keyakizaka 46, and Hiragana Keyakizaka46 (IZ4648); during this time Honda is positioned as IZ*ONE members even the song is released as AKB48 song with IZ4648 cred as the artist.

Studio album with AKB48[]

Year Title Notes
2015 "Henachoko Support" B-Side
2015 "Isshō no Aida ni Nannin to Deaeru no darou" B-Side

Songwriting crs[]

Year Song Album With
2019 "Really Like You" Heart*Iz YOSKE, Kim Min-ju, Alive Knoh
2020 "Merry-Go-Round" Oneiric Diary N/A
"La Vie en Rose (Japanese Ver.)" Twelve MosPick




Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 Eyes on Me: The Movie Herself with IZ*ONE [5]

Reality and variety shows[]

Year Title Role Network
2014 AKBINGO! Rotational Nippon TV
2015-2016 AKB48 Team 8 no Anta, Roke! (Episode 4 & 14) Herself NOTTV
2016-2017 AKB48 Team 8 no Anta, Roke Roke! (Episode 10-12 & 21) TV Asahi
2018 IZ*ONE Chu with IZ*ONE Mnet
QT Show M2
2019 IZ*ONE First Step in Japan AbemaTV
Amigo TV V Live
IZ*ONE City pooq
IZ*ONE Style Vlog in LA Mnet
IZ*ONE Chu - Secret Friend
2020 IZ*ONE Chu - Fantasy Campus

Radio show[]

Year Title Notes Broadcaster
2018-2019 Toyota Rental Lease Presents: Honda Hitomi Heat Is On Solo DJ Radio Berry
2019 NEZAS presents: IZ*ONE Honda Hitomi no World Get You Solo DJ Radio Berry


  1. ^ As a member of Iz*One only.


  1. ^ "AKB、47都道府県選抜「チーム8」発足 平均年齢14歳・総選挙出馬OK". Oricon (in Japanese). 3 April 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  2. ^ "[★밤TView]'프듀48' 장원영, 1등으로 아이즈원 데뷔..12등 이채연". entertain.naver.com.
  3. ^ "Korean-Japanese Girl Group IZ*ONE Releases First Single 'La Vie en Rose'". Billboard. 29 October 2018. Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  4. ^ "10th World Senbatsu General Election Commemorative Category". stage48. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  5. ^ Kim, Hyun-Jung (19 May 2020). "[단독] '6월 15일 컴백' 아이즈원, 뮤직비디오 촬영 완료 '기대감↑'". X Sports News (in Korean). Retrieved 20 May 2020.

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