Masaki Sato

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This article is about the Morning Musume member. For the manga artist, see Masaki Satou (manga artist).
Masaki Sato
Native name 佐藤 優樹
Also known as Masaki (まさき?)[1][2]
Māchan (まーちゃん?)[3]
Born (1999-05-07) May 7, 1999 (age 16)
Origin Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Genres Japanese pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2011–present
Labels Zetima
Associated acts Morning Musume (2011–present)
Hello! Project Mobekimasu

Masaki Sato (佐藤 優樹 Satō Masaki?, born (1999-05-07)May 7, 1999 in Sapporo, Hokkaido)[1] is a Japanese pop singer. She is a tenth-generation member of the pop group Morning Musume.



In 2011, Masaki participated in the 10th generation auditions for Morning Musume. Throughout September, she appeared weekly on the TV show Hello Pro! Time in the segment dedicated to the auditions.

On September 29, 2011, at a concert at Nippon Budokan, which was part of Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai Believe: Takahashi Ai Sotsugyō Kinen Special, it was announced that Masaki Sato passed the auditions alongside 3 other girls: Haruna Iikubo, Ayumi Ishida, and Haruka Kudo.[2][4]

On January 11, 2012, Nippon Television started broadcasting the TV weekly drama Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen with Masaki Sato[5] in the role of Rion Miyamasu. The TV series became her acting debut.

Hello! Project groups and units[edit]



  • Greeting: Satō Masaki (Greeting 〜佐藤優樹〜?) (2012, e-Hello! series)[6]


Morning Musume
Hello! Project Mobekimasu


TV drama[edit]

  • Sūgaku Joshi Gakuen (January 11, 2012 (2012-01-11) — March 28, 2012 (2012-03-28)) as Rion Miyamasu


TV shows[edit]

  • Hello Pro! Time (ハロプロ!TIME?) (September 2011 —)


  • Morning Musume Concert Tour 2011 Aki Ai Believe: Takahashi Ai Sotsugyō Kinen Special (コンサートツアー2011秋 愛BELIEVE~高橋愛 卒業記念スペシャル~?) (September 2011)
  • Hello! Project 2012 Winter Hello☆Pro Tengoku: Rock-chan
  • Hello! Project 2012 Winter Hello☆Pro Tengoku: Funky-chan
  • Morning Musume Concert Tour 2012 Haru: Ultra Smart (February 18, 2012 (2012-02-18) — May 13, 2012 (2012-05-13))


  1. ^ a b モーニング娘。10期メンバー 決定! (in Japanese). Up-Front DC Co., Ltd. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b モーニング娘。新メン発表&高橋愛5期メン再集結に涙の熱唱 (in Japanese). Plantech Co., Ltd. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ 終わったよー!. Kanon Fukuda (in Japanese). Kanon Fukuda's official ameblo blog. 2011-10-29. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ モーニング娘。10期メンバー4人発表 明日卒業の高橋愛は「進化」に期待 (in Japanese). Oricon Inc. 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ 数学女子学園|日本テレビ (in Japanese). Nippon Television. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  6. ^ e-Hello! 佐藤優樹DVD 『Greeting 〜佐藤優樹〜』 ダイジェスト on YouTube

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