|SideM Character Data|
Eru Shiraishi (白石瑛流 Shiraishi Eru) is one of the 9 New Idol Discovery Audition candidates for the mobile game THE iDOLM@STER SideM. His reason to become an idol is to pay off the massive debt he accumulated from a very strange toy he made.
After failing his idol audition, he started working as a stage director and event organizer. He makes an appearance in one of Shiki Iseya's in-game magazines, where he has organized the "Gekikara Fes" event, in which High×Joker appeared.
- Eru is based on a historical figure Hiraga Gennai, an inventor who was well known for his inventions Elekiter (electrostatic generator), Kandankei (thermometer) and Kakanpu (asbestos cloth).
- He shares the same birthday with Chika Yokoyama.