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Other Names

Nono (のの), Terayama Yufu (テラヤマユフ)


July 28, 2000 (2000-07-28) (age 20)



Professional Information


Audition Camp(s)

WACK Audition Camp 2019

Years Active


Associated Acts

SakuranbonBom, SAiNT SEX



EMPiRE Information
Date Joined

March 30th, 2019

Debut Release


Time in Group

2 Years, 0 Months, 21 Days

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Audition Profile

As part of SakuranbomBom

NOW EMPiRE, also known as Nono (のの), is a Japanese idol under WACK as a member of EMPiRE and SAiNT SEX. She joined in March 2019. Prior to joining WACK, she was the leader of SakuranbomBom.

Biography[edit | edit source]

2013[edit | edit source]

Sometime in June, NOW EMPiRE joined the Yamagata local idol group, SakuranbomBom, as a founding member, and under the name Nono. As the oldest member, she was given the role of the group's leader.

SakuranbomBom's debut single, ♪SakuranbomBom, was released on October 5th.

2015[edit | edit source]

On July 18th, Nono released a solo single to commemorate her 15th birthday, titled NO!!NO!!!

2016[edit | edit source]

SauranbomBom disbanded on April 30th, 2016, however, would occasionally reform for one-off performances afterward.

2019[edit | edit source]

From March 24th to 30th, Nono took part in the WACK AUDiTiON CAMP 2019, under the name "Terayama Yufu". At the concluding WACK EXHiBiTiON, it was announced that she would join EMPiRE.

On April 21st, Nono's first event with EMPiRE took place, where her official stage name was revealed as NOW EMPiRE.

NOW EMPiRE's debut single with EMPiRE, SUCCESS STORY, was released on July 17th.

On August 4th, during WACK presents DREAMLIGHTS in TIF, NOW was placed in SAiNT SEX during their live performances.

NOW EMPiRE's debut album as part of EMPiRE, The GREAT JOURNEY ALBUM, was released on December 18th.

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Stage Name: NOW EMPiRE
  • Other Names: Nono (のの)
  • WACK Audition Name: Terayama Yufu (テラヤマユフ)
  • Birth Date: July 28, 2000 (2000-07-28) (age 20)
  • Nickname: Now
  • Western Zodiac: Leo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Dragon
  • WACK status:
    • 2018.03.30: Joined EMPiRE
  • SakuranbomBom Colour: Orange
  • WACK Groups:
  • Other Groups:
  • Overall Time in WACK: 2 Years, 0 Months, 21 Days

Discography[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Her audition name is a parody of Terashima Yufu. She shares it with Terashima Yuka and Ishimura Aoi.
  • She is the first member of EMPiRE whose name does not begin with a Y or M.
  • She calls her EMPiRE seniors "Senpire" (a pun on "Senpai" and "EMPiRE").
  • Shares her birthday with Nel Nehru.
  • Claimed to have still believed in Santa Claus up to the age of 17 in a DROiD Christmas email

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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