- Breaks her wrist and can't perform in the final tour live last December. Faces this with fortitude and quiet tears.
- Triumphant Hiragana live performances at Budoukan.
- Duet with Mirei, doing Sanrinsha ni Noritai on the album. Memi can sing!
- Hugely entertaining video extra with Hirate Yurina on the Ambivalent release.
- Finally able to give convincing fake smiles on Hiragana Oshi and elsewhere (as idols must).
- Complete and utter triumph as star of Magia Record stage play. What a voice!
- New prominence on Joyful Love videos and in recent ad campaigns.
- Good acting in Sakamichi stage play, Zambi.
An actress. As a comment on 5channel said: "Wow, wow, wow! What an expression! What a worldview!" People have used the age-estimating site How-Old.net to say she looks 6 or 13 in various photos. But that site says she looks 16-20 in the vast majority of her photos. It says she looks 20 in this image, and the next: