Haga Akane (羽賀朱音) is a Japanese pop singer under Hello! Project, she is a twelfth generation member of Morning Musume.
She officially joined Hello! Project on September 22, 2013 as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei, alongside six other girls.
Haga Akane was born on March 7, 2002 in Nagano, Japan.
She auditioned for Morning Musume's 11th generation, but was not chosen to enter the group.
Haga participated in the 12th generation auditions, and made it to the finals, but she failed to join Morning Musume.
On September 22, a self-introduction video of Haga was uploaded to the Hello Pro Kenshuusei YouTube channel, revealing that she was a new member of the program.
On December 7, Haga was officially introduced as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ alongside Yamaki Risa, Yokogawa Yumei, Niinuma Kisora, Oura Hirona, Danbara Ruru and Funaki Musubu, all seven girls did a dance performance of Juice=Juice's Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne.
On September 30, during Morning Musume '14 concert tour at Nippon Budokan, it was announced that Haga passed the Morning Musume '14 (Golden) Audition! along with Ogata Haruna, Nonaka Miki and Makino Maria.