On December 12, details on Hello! Project's new group was announced during 'Hello Pro Kenshusei ni Yoru Teiki Kouen' at Zepp Tokyo.
The new group's name has been determined to be 'OCHA NORMA.' It comes from 'ochanoma,' a place where everyone can get together and relax and 'norma' which means 'standard' in Latin.
OCHA NORMA is comprised of ten members: Yonemura Kirara, Ishiguri Kanami, Nakayama Natsume, Kubota Nanami, Saito Madoka, Hiromoto Ruli, Nishizaki Miku, Kitahara Momo, Tsutsui Roco, and Tashiro Sumire. They will give their first performance during Hello! Project's concert tour 'Hello! Project 2022 Winter ~LOVE & PEACE~' that's scheduled to kick off on January 2.