Kanazawa Tomoko (金澤朋子) is a Japanese pop singer signed to Hello! Project as a member and sub-leader of Juice=Juice and a member of Hello! Pro Kenshuusei.
She was first introduced at Hello! Pro Kenshuusei's December 2012 concert.
In the summer, Kanazawa auditioned for "Ocean Music Award Shinjin Hakkutsu", she sang ℃-ute's Kimi wa Jitensha Watashi wa Densha de Kitaku, and made it to the final round, but lost. Following this audition, Tsunku asked her if she'd like to join Hello! Pro Kenshuusei.
On November 20, It was announced that six new girls would be added to Hello! Pro Kenshuusei, She was officially introduced at the Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2012 ~12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ alongside Kaga Kaede, Wada Sakurako, Kishimoto Yumeno, Ichioka Reina, and Makino Maria on December 9, 2012.
In January, Kanazawa began her Kenshuusei duties; she performed in the Hello! Project Viva! and Bravo! concerts, as did Ichioka Reina and Kaga Kaede.
On February 3, during the Bravo! concert in Fukuoka, it was announced that Kanazawa would debut in a new unit, Juice=Juice, alongside Miyamoto Karin, Miyazaki Yuka, Takagi Sayuki, Otsuka Aina, and Uemura Akari.
On March 5th, there was a fanclub event held for Kanazawa and Kishimoto Yumeno.
On June 13, Kanazawa appeared on Bayfm's ON8 radio show with Uemura Akari. This appearance was their first time appearing on the radio. The same day, it was announced that Kanazawa was Juice=Juice's subleader.