Li Chun

Birth Name      :  李纯/李純 (Li Chun)
Also known as :  Junjun, Jun Jun
Born                 :  February 11, 1988 Yueyang, Hunan, China
Origin               :  Tokyo, Japan
Genres          :  J-pop
Occupations     :  Singer

Personal Life

Li Chun 李纯 Lǐ Chún born January 11, 1988 in Yueyang, Hunan, China, better known in Japan as Junjun (ジュンジュン?) is a Japan-based Chinese singer. She is a former member of Morning Musume, She joined Morning Musume alongside Linlin in 2007. Junjun and Qian Lin, are the only members in the history of Morning Musume that are not of Japanese origin.

In 2006 Li Chun participated in the Super Girl contest (and made it into the top 50, but did not win). After losing the contest, Japanese producer Tsunku had contacted her, along with other Super Girl contestants who had also failed, and held an audition for Morning Musume in Beijing, China, that was even kept from the members themselves. On March 15, 2007, Li Chun (along with Qian Lin) was officially announced to be joining the eighth generation of all girl J-pop group Morning Musume as a "foreign student". Tsunku believed that she and Qian Lin would be key for Morning Musume's planned expansion into Asia in 2007.  Three days later, on March 18, she made her Japanese television debut on Hello! Morning. Within the same week, she moved to Tokyo, Japan.  Her first stage appearance took place during Morning Musume leader Hitomi Yoshizawa's graduation concert on May 6, 2007 at Saitama Super Arena.  In 2009, she was assigned to be a part of the new shuffle group zoku v-u-den, along with Sayumi Michishige and Risako Sugaya.  On August 8, 2010, Tsunku it was announced that in the Morning Musume 2010 Rival Survival fall concert tour Junjun would graduate from Morning Musume along with Linlin and Eri Kamei. They graduated the last day of the tour(December 15, 2010). Junjun sung "Furusato" for her departure.  In late August 2011, she was announced to be casting in a Chinese school-life movie "Love for a second" and in early September 2011, she was discovered be now enrolling in the famous Beijing Film Academy studying Performance Arts.

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