Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) Facts
- Ex-Group J-Pop: HKT48 (2011-2021) / AKB48 (2014-2018)
- Equipment: TEAM KIV.
- Position: Leader, Vocalist, Dancer / Vocalist, Dancer.
- Generation: #1
- Ex-Project Group: IZ*ONE (2018-2021)
- Position Vocalist and Dancer.
- Color: Pink cake.
- Shigakukan High School (Graduated)
- Correspondence High School (Graduated)
- Hobbies: Watching movies, theater appreciation and reading.
- Skills Drawing and sleeping anywhere.
- Favorite food Sushi
- Favorite drink: Green tea with milk
- Skills: Painting and dance.
- Favorite actress: Amami Yuki.
- Favorite Artist: Non Style.
- Mascot: A cat named “Maru-chan”
- Promoted to Team H on March 4, 2012
- Transferred to Team KIV on January 11, 2014 (HKT48 Team Shuffle)
- Held a concurrent position on AKB48 Team A from February 24, 2014 (AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri) to December 8, 2017 (AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle).
- Member of Drama Club.
- Former member of the Melonpan Alliance.
- She was a child actress.
- On February 24, 2014, she was named co-captain of HKT48 Team KIV.
- She was the first HKT48 member chosen by the management to become the center of an AKB48 single.
- She was the only HKT48 member to qualify in the 4th Senbatsu election.
- In 2014 she was involved in a fierce controversy when the private instagram of her former AKB48 teammate Watanabe Mayu was hacked, leaking private messages from the latter in which they included insulting comments about Sakura and Kodama Haruka along with threats of violent aggression, even threatening Sakura’s life.
- On March 6, 2018, she was diagnosed with influenza type 1 so she suspended her activities at HKT and AKB until she had the doctor’s clearance.
- She was chosen as the center at the official presentation of the song Nekkoya (Pick Me) of the program PRODUCE 48 broadcast as Special Stage on May 10, 2018 on ep. 570 of M! Countdown.
- At the 10th Senbatsu Election she said that she would not participate in any more elections in the future.
- During her participation in PRODUCE 48 had the 1:1 eye contact position evaluation (2nd round) most viewed on YouTube during the first 24 hours with 1,283,725 views.
- In the final of the survival program PRODUCE 48 reached the #2 position with 316,105 votes, making it into the project group of this program, IZ*ONE.
- She loves games and has a gaming channel on YouTube. Fans of IZ*ONE was given a PS4 and a Nintendo Switch as gifts during the fansigns.
- Back in Japan, during the HKT48 theater show on May 15, 2021, Sakura and Nako made their long-awaited return to HKT48 after finishing their activities with K-pop group IZ *ONE. However, Sakura soon announced her upcoming graduation from HKT48 during the program. With a slightly shaky voice, she said that HKT48 will always have a precious place in her heart, and that she will spend the remaining time before her graduation bringing happiness to her fans, her graduation concert will be held on June 19.
- Her last activity as a member of HKT48 was June 27, 2021.
Miyawaki joined the first generation of Kenkyūsei from HKT48 she made her debut on October 23 of the same year, already as an official member of HKT48.
In 2018, Miyawaki joined the Korean survival program PRODUCE 48 and was selected as the centerpiece of the performance track “PICK ME.” She placed second in the finals and debuted on Oct. 29, 2018 as a member of IZ*ONE.
Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) Music
Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) Advertisement
- Yomiuri Shimbun West Head Office (2013)
- Kagoshima-shi (2015-2016)
- Erika Health Dojo (2016-2017)
- Western Gas
- Enefarm (2016)
- Gas Fan Heater (2016)
- New price (Hinata merit) (2017)
- Kanebo Cosmetics (2017)
- Cobber (2017)
Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) Drama
- Shanghai Love Map (iQiyi, 2018) ep.5
- Tofu Pro Wrestling (TV Asashi, 2017)
- CROW’S BLOOD (Hulu, 2016).
- Yuusha Yoshihiko to Michibikareshi Shichinin (TV Tokyo, 2016) ep.9
- Doctor Y (TV Asian Video, 2016)
- Cabasuka Gakuen (NTV, 2016)
- AKB Love Night Koi Koujou (TV Asashi, 2016) ep.29
- Majisuka Gakuen 5 (NTV, 2015)
- AKB Horror Night – Adrenaline no Yoru (TV Asashi, 2015) ep.5
- Majisuka Gakuen 4 (NTV, 2015)
Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) Films
- Eyes on Me: The Movie (2019) Documentary
- Raison D’etre: Documentary of AKB48 (2016)
- Documentary of HTK48: The Night Theatre Manager Ozaki Cried (2016)
- Himitsu (2013)
- [2015.07.08] Sakura (Cherry Blossom)
Miyawaki Sakura (LE SSERAFIM, HKT48) TV Programs
- Everybody’s Kitchen (Olive TV, 2018) (Korea)
- PRODUCE 48 (Mnet, 2018) (Korea).
- HKT48 no “Hokamina” ~Sonohoka no minasan~ (NOTTV, 2014 – 2016).
- HKT48 no Goboten! (Nishinippon TV, 2014 – 2015)
- HKT48 Shakariki 48! (Nippon TV, 2013)
- HKT48 Tonkotsu Mahou Shoujo Gakuin
- HKT48 no Odekake (TBS, 2013)
- HaKaTa Hyakkaten (Nippon TV, 2012 – 2015)
- HKT Variety 48 (TV Asahi, 2012)
- Aru Aru YY Terebi (TVQ, 2012 – 2013)
- KoreKara (Nishinippon TV, 2012 – 2014)
- AKBINGO! (Nippon TV, 2011)
- HKT48 Sashihara Rino Zachou Kouen at Meijiza (2015)
- HKT48 Sashihara Rino Zachou Kouen at Hakataza (2015)