Ayaka Sasaki

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Ayaka Sasaki
MCZ Japan Expo 9.jpg
Sasaki performing at the 2012 Japan Expo.
Native name
佐々木 彩夏
Born (1996-06-11) June 11, 1996 (age 22)
Kanagawa, Japan
Other namesĀrin (あーりん) (nickname)[1]
Musical career
Associated actsMomoiro Clover Z

Ayaka Sasaki (佐々木 彩夏, Sasaki Ayaka, born June 11, 1996 in Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese idol singer. She is known as a member of the female musical group Momoiro Clover Z.

Her Momoiro Clover Z signature color is Pink.[2] She is the youngest member of the group. Her self-introduction is: "I am a playful and little bit sexy idol of Momoclo Ayaka Sasaki a.k.a. Ārin!".[3]


Ayaka Sasaki was born on June 11, 1996, in Kanagawa, Japan.

Ayaka Sasaki entered Momoiro Clover together with Yukina Kashiwa and Akari Hayami on November 23, 2008.[4]

On October 12, 2012, she made a solo appearance in a special issue of the Japanese culture magazine QuickJapan. The 21-page material featuring her was titled "Summer Memories of a 16-year-old". It reported about Momoclo's summer of 2012 activities, included many photographs and a long interview with Ayaka.[5]



TV dramas[edit]

  • Niji no Kanata (虹のかなた, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow") (2004, TBS)[6]
  • Hungry! (Ep. 8, February 28, 2012, Kansai TV)

TV variety shows[edit]

  • Oha Star[6] (August 2005 — September 2007, TV Tokyo)
  • Kaminuma Emiko wa Mita! Nichijō Waido Gekijō (上沼恵美子は見た!日常ワイド劇場) (TBS)
  • Downtown DX (ダウンタウンDX) (Special edition, January 5, 2012)




  1. ^ "Ayaka Sasaki". Momoiro Clover Z official site. Archived from the original on 2012-12-19. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  2. ^ "starchildももいろクローバーZ" (in Japanese). Starchild. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  3. ^ ももクロ「お前ら、ちゃんと店に行ってCD買えよな!」 (in Japanese). MSN News. 2012-03-04. Archived from the original on 2012-12-06. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  4. ^ "新曲・新メンバー!(2008.11.25)". ももいろクローバー -スターダストプロモーション 3Bジュニア. 2008-11-25. Archived from the original on 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2013-04-01.
  5. ^ "最新号「QuickJapan」にももクロあーりん21ページ特集" (in Japanese). Natalie. 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  6. ^ a b c d e "STARDUST - スターダストプロモーション芸能3部 - 佐々木彩夏のプロフィール" (in Japanese). Stardust Section 3. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  7. ^ "ヒロイン、沙織役 佐々木彩夏に決定!". 公式ウェブサイト. Archived from the original on 2014-03-12. Retrieved 2014-03-13.
  8. ^ "幕が上がる(2015)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved January 8, 2015.
  9. ^ "104号紹介「佐々木彩夏」 クイック・ジャパン - QuickJapan". QuickJapan (in Japanese). Retrieved 2012-12-07.

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