|Born||August 13, 1990|
|Occupations||Japanese idol, singer, actress|
|Labels||You, Be Cool! / King|
|Associated acts||AKB48, SNH48, Chocolove from AKB48, DiVA|
Sae Miyazawa (宮澤 佐江 Miyazawa Sae , born August 13, 1990 in Tokyo), is a Japanese idol singer, best known for being part of the girl group AKB48. She is affiliated with the Chinese sister group SNH48, and is also a member of the AKB48 subunit DiVA.
- 1 Career
- 2 Reception
- 3 Discography
- 4 Stage units
- 5 Filmography
- 6 Radio
- 7 Stage performances
- 8 References
- 9 External links
After being rejected during the first audition for AKB48, Miyazawa auditioned again in February 2006 along with 11,891 other applicants. This time, she was selected as one of the 19 girls which formed AKB's second generation of members, debuting on stage as Team K on April 1, 2006.
Miyazawa has participated in the title tracks for 25 of the 27 AKB48 singles released between October 2006 ("Aitakatta") and August 2012 ("Gingham Check"), missing the A-sides of "Chance no Junban" and "Ue kara Mariko", for which the featured members were determined by a rock-paper-scissors-tournament. During this time, she became a member of two AKB48 side projects. Chocolove from AKB48 was established in 2007 as a trio with fellow AKB48 members Sayaka Akimoto and Rina Nakanishi. The group released two singles and an album, but disbanded in 2008 following Nakanishi's departure from AKB48. In 2011, AKB48 announced that she and Akimoto would be part of another spin-off called DiVA, along with Ayaka Umeda and Yuka Masuda. Although Masuda and Akimoto have left AKB48 since then, DiVA has not been officially disbanded as of September 2013.
In January 2011, an exhibition of her self-portraits was held at the AKB48 Official Shop in Hong Kong, She then visited Hong Kong on January 28, and attended a series of events, including an AKB48 Cosplay Event held in Dragon Centre in Kowloon. In March 2012, during AKB48's trip to the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Miyazawa visited the Strong John Thomson Elementary School in Washington, D.C., to explain Japanese pop culture to the pupils.
In August 2012, it was announced that Miyazawa and fellow AKB48 member Mariya Suzuki would be transferred overseas to help lead Shanghai-based sister group SNH48. This transfer was initially scheduled to last six to twelve months. Because she and Suzuki did not have working visas for China, they rarely appeared with SNH48; for instance, they only appeared as audience members for the group's first public performance. During the opening ceremony of SNH48's theater in Shanghai in September 2013, group officials announced that Miyazawa would begin to perform with the group on October 11, 2013. Indeed, both Miyazawa and Suzuki debuted with SNH48 on that date, triggering media coverage in both Japan and China. Her endeavors as a Japanese idol in a Chinese environment made the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology name Miyazawa a representative for the "Tobitate! Ryugaku Japan"-campaign ("Take off! Study abroad!").
In January 2013, during the annual "Request Hour" concerts held by all Japanese AKB48 acts, the Miyazawa-led song "Kiseki wa Mani Awanai" ranked second in fan voting, which made it the highest ranked stage unit song among "Request Hour" events. Following this, Miyazawa promoted AKB48's 30th single "So Long!" in TV broadcasts, even though she did not participate in the actual single recording. In March 2013, Miyazawa started a Twitter account, but this was suspended when it gathered too many followers on the first day; her Twitter was reopened two days later. Meanwhile, Miyazawa took part in AKB48's 31st single "Sayonara Crawl".
During the AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai concert in Nippon Budokan in April 2013, AKB48 announced her return to Team K and concurrent membership with SNH48. In the 2013 AKB48 general election, she finished tenth overall. During the election results event, she declared her plans to focus on SNH48, and after confirmation with AKB48 management, became the first AKB48 member to voluntarily drop concurrency. As a result, she did not participate in the rock-paper-scissors tournament in 2013.
Miyazawa, who is signed to media agency Flave entertainment (formerly office48), has been promoted in many of AKB48's own shows, but also frequently appears in Japanese radio and TV. In October 2011, she was the AKB48 member with the most appearances in the popular show Music Japan on NHK, with 34 performances. She has also published one photobook in 2009. Occasionally, she is cast as an actress for feature films, stage plays and Japanese TV dramas.
Miyazawa, who is often called "Sae-chan" (さえちゃん) by fans and media, belongs to the most popular members of the 48 group family with consistent high finishes in audience polls. In the AKB48 general elections, in which the lineup for a given single is decided by fan voting, she placed 14th (2009), 9th (2010), 11th (2011), 11th (2012), and 10th (2013), respectively, which gave her a spot on the related title tracks. Miyazawa and former team captain Sayaka Akimoto are frequently referred to as the "Twin Towers" of Team K, because of their comparably tall height and their key roles in that team. Another nickname she bears is "Genking" (from Japanese "genki" = energetic, cheerful), as she is often portrayed as loud, impulsive and energetic. She is also known as AKB48's "handsome idol" (Japanese: "ikemen idol") due to her tomboyish mannerisms and image.
|2006||1||"Aitakatta"||A-side||Debut with Team K.|
|2007||2||"Seifuku ga Jama o Suru"||A-side|
|2007||3||"Keibetsu Shiteita Aijō"||A-side|
|2007||5||"Boku no Taiyō"||A-side|
|2007||6||"Yūhi o Miteiru ka?"||A-side|
|2008||8||"Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008"||A-side|
|2008||9||"Baby! Baby! Baby!"||A-side|
|2009||11||"10nen Sakura"||A-side||Also featured in "Sakurairo no Sora no Shita de"|
|2009||13||"Iiwake Maybe"||A-side||Ranked 14th in 2009 General Election|
|2010||15||"Sakura no Shiori"||A-side, Team PB||Also appeared in "Enkyori Poster" as Team PB.|
|2010||16||"Ponytail to Shushu"||A-side||Also sang on "Majijo Teppen Blues"|
|2010||17||"Heavy Rotation"||A-side||Ranked 9th in 2010 General Election. Also featured in "Yasai Sisters" and "Lucky Seven".|
|2010||19||"Chance no Junban"||B-side||Did not sing on title track; lineup was determined by rock-paper-scissors tournament. Sang on "Yoyakushita Christmas", and "Alive" (as Team K).|
|2011||20||"Sakura no Ki ni Narō"||A-side|
|2011||21||"Everyday, Katyusha"||A-side||Also appeared in "Korekara Wonderland" and "Yankee Soul".|
|2011||22||"Flying Get"||A-side||Ranked 11th in 2011 General Election. Also sang on "Seishun to Kizukanai Mama" and "Yasai Uranai"|
|2011||23||"Kaze wa Fuiteiru"||A-side|
|2011||24||"Ue kara Mariko"||B-side||Did not sing on title track; lineup was determined by rock-paper-scissors tournament; She sang on "Noël no Yoru"; and on "Zero Sum Taiyou" as Team K.|
|2012||25||"Give Me Five!"||A-side (Baby Blossom), Special Girls B||Sang in chorus with Baby Blossom; featured in "Hitsujikai no Tabi" as part of Special Girls B.|
|2012||26||"Manatsu no Sounds Good!"||A-side||She also sang on "Kimi no Tame ni Boku wa".|
|2012||27||"Gingham Check"||A-side||Ranked 11th in 2012 General Election.|
|2012||29||"Eien Pressure"||B-side||Did not appear in the title track; lineup was determined by rock-paper-scissors tournament. Sang on "Watashitachi no Reason". First single after her transfer to SNH48.|
|2013||31||"Sayonara Crawl"||A-side||She is credited as SNH48 / AKB48 Team K for this single.|
|2013||32||"Koi Suru Fortune Cookie"||A-side||Ranked 10th in 2013 General Election. She is credited as SNH48 on this single. Also appeared in "Namida no Sei Janai" and "Saigo no Door".|
- Koko ni Ita Koto (2011), 4 songs
- 1830m (2012), 2 songs
Chocolove from AKB48
She participated as Team Surprise, which is a subunit formed for a Pachinko machine campaign:
- Suteki na Sankaku Kankei (素敵な三角関係)
- Namida ni Shizumu Taiyou (涙に沈む太陽)
- Kimi ga Omotteru yori (キミが思ってるより)
- Megami wa Doko de Hohoemu? (女神はどこで微笑む？)
Other notable song participiations
- "Dareka no Tame Ni (誰かのために) - What can I do for someone?" (2011), digital release (charity project for the 2011 desaster victims)
- "Tenohira ga Kataru Koto ( 掌が語ること)" (2013), digital release (charity project for the 2011 desaster victims)
- "Koi no Onawa (恋のお縄)" (2011), single release as Team Z for a Pachinko machine campaign
- "Enjoy your life!" (2013) on Kasai Tomomi's second single release
- Team K 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaruyo" (PARTYが始まるよ)
- Skirt, Hirari (スカート、ひらり)
- Hoshi no Ondo (星の温度)
- Team K 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls" (青春ガールズ)
- Blue Rose
- Fushidara na Natsu (ふしだらな夏)
- Team K 3rd Stage "Nōnai Paradise" (脳内パラダイス)
- Kimi wa Pegasus (君はペガサス)
- Himawari Gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyō" (僕の太陽)
- Itoshisa no defence (愛しさのdefence)
- Himawari Gumi 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wakeni Ikanai" (夢を死なせるわけにいかない)
- Hajimete no jerry beans (初めてのジェリービーンズ)
- Team K 4th Stage "Saishū Bell ga Naru" (最終ベルが鳴る)
- Gomen ne Jewel (ごめんねジュエル)
- Team K 5th Stage "Sakaagari" (逆上がり)
- Ai no Iro (愛の色)
- Team K 6th Stage "Reset"
- Kiseki wa Maniawanai (奇跡は間に合わない) (Unit center)
- SNH48 Kenkyusei 1st stage "Give Me Power"
|2007||Densen Uta||C-chan (Cちゃん)|
|2009||Three-day Boys (スリーデイボーイズ)||Younger sister of leading actor|
|2011||Kōkō Debut (高校デビュー)||Mami Takahashi|
|2012||Ultraman Saga (ウルトラマンサーガ)||Sawa|
|2008||Tadashii Ouji no Tsukuri Kata (正しい王子のつくり方)||Koharu Kido (城戸小春)|
|2008||Koizora (恋空)||Manami (マナミ)|
|2008||Tetsudō Musume (episode 5 & 6) (鉄道むすめ 第5・6話)||Mīna Ōtsuki (大月みーな)|
|2008–2009||Ai no Gekijō Love Letter (愛の劇場 ラブレター)||Chie Nonomura(in high-school age) (野々村知恵（中高生時代）)|
|2010||Majisuka Gakuen (マジすか学園)||Gakuran (学ラン)|
|2010||Arienai (episode 5) (あり得ない)||Aya Takano (高野アヤ)|
|2011||Sakura kara no tegami (桜からの手紙 〜AKB48 それぞれの卒業物語〜)||Sae Miyazawa (宮澤佐江)|
|2011||Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジすか学園2)||Yōran(Gakuran) (洋ラン（学ラン）)|
|2012||Counter no Futari (episode 11) (カウンターのふたり シーズン)||Young mother|
|2013||Detarame Hero (episode 6) (でたらめヒーロー)||Moe Hoshino|
|2007||Kagayake Appli no Hoshi||Self|
|2008||AKB 1ji 59fun!||Self|
|2008||AKB 0ji 59fun!||Self|
|2008–2013||AKB48 Nemousu TV (AKB48ネ申テレビ)||Self|
|2009–2011||Shukan AKB48 (週刊AKB)||Self|
|2010||AKB-class Gourmet Stadium||Self|
|2010-2013||AKB to ××!||Self|
|2010–2013||Ariyoshi AKB Republic||Self|
|2007-||ON8 "Hashira Night! with AKB48! (ON8「柱NIGHT! with AKB48」)||Self|
|2007-||AKB48 Asu made mou chotto. (AKB48 明日までもうちょっと。)||Self|
|2010-||AKB48 no Allnight Nippon||Self|
|2010-2013||Listen (Live 4 Life)||Self (Solo MC in June & November 2010, double MC in April 2013)|
|2010–||AKB48 Akimoto Sayaka·Miyazawa Sae no Ukkari Channel||Self (co-hostess)|
|2011||AKB48 no "Watashi tachi no Monogatari"||Self|
|2009||AKB48 Kagekidan "Infinity" (AKB歌劇団「∞・Infinity」)||Ruka Murasame (村雨ルカ)(Leading actress, double cast with Sayaka Akimoto)|
|2010||Space Wars Replay (スペース・ウォーズ再演)|
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