Kimura Minami (木村愛美)

Also Known As

KimuMana, Nami, Mana, Kinami


April 6, 1989 (Age 26)


Kagoshima, Japan


Singer, Dancer, Trainee

Years Active

2009 - Present


@1, DreamS, Hello!Project, UP-FRONT WORKS

Associated Acts

KuroShiro, NeXus, Polaris α, DreamS, Vega β

Kimura Manami (木村愛美, born on April 6, 1989) is a former 1st generation DreamS Kenshuusei. She joined DreamS Kenshuusei on October 28, 2009. She graduated DreamS Kenshuusei on March 1 and officially debuted as KuroShiro in March 20. She auditioned for the DreamS Audition ~SHINING STAR~ 2009 Auditions.



On October 28, She, along with 15 other girls, passed the DreamS Kenshuusei auditions after failing the DreamS audition. They made up the First Generation Kenshuusei. 


She was a backdancer for the first concert of Polaris α. She was also a backdancer for the Vega β concert in South Korea.


She was a backdancer for NeXus' first concert. She also performed at the PolaVegaXus collaboration concert as KuroShiro, along with Kimura Manami, and was also a backdancer for the rest of the concert.


There is a rumor that she will debut as either a soloist or in a new rumored group. This rumor was confirmed as on February 10, Tsunku announced that KuroShiro will become a permanent group in DreamS, saying that they will major debut in March.


  • Name: Kimura Manami (木村愛美)
  • Nickname: KimuMana, Nami, Mana, Kinami
  • Birthdate: April 6, 1989 (Age 26) 
  • Birthplace: Kagoshima, Japan
  • Western Zodiac: Aries
  • Specialty: Hip-hop dancing, singing, tongue twisters
  • Dislikes: Bugs
  • Favorite Food: Hamburgers
  • Least Favorite Food:
  • KuroShiro ColorWhite/Grey
  • Favorite Color: Blue, White, Green
  • Favorite Subject: Club Activities
  • Looks Up To: Suzuki EriAkimoto Miharu
  • Blood type: AB
  • Height: 168cm (5"6)
  • DreamS groups:

Singles Participated InEdit

KuroShiro Edit

  • [2012.03.20] Mermaid festa vol.2 ~Passionate~
  • [2012.09.18] Daisuki 100 Manten
  • [2013.02.20] MIRACLE RUSH


  1. [2013.08.10]Butterfly Days (as Horiuchi Tomoko) 


  • Her best friend in Kenshuusei is Watanabe Kimiko.
  • Was the tallest Kenshuusei.
  • Has always had short hair
  • She said she wants to try to have long hair, but is not sure if it will look good on her and doesn't have enough patience to do so.
  • Has a habit of getting excited easily.
  • She is an only child.
  • When asked what group she wanted to debut in, she replied NeXus.
  • She wants to debut in a group with other Kenshuusei. 
  • Was the oldest Kenshuusei, but felt like she couldn't handle the responsibility so she handed the position over to Watanabe Kimiko, who was third oldest at the time (since Fujiwara Hanako refused the offer). 
  • She is the oldest DreamS member.