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November 15, 1993 |
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, model, singer|
|Years active||2005 — present|
In addition to her modeling work she has recently been appearing in numerous films, radio, and television programs. She has also done voice work, appearing in the anime OVA Kyo no Gononi as Chika Koizumi. She was formerly a member of Japanese musical group Sweet Kiss before it disbanded on May 12, 2006 to be replaced by the group Chase.
As a model
During her childhood she idolized Yoshika, a fashion model from Kitakyushu, but she gained fame for her professional glamour modeling as a U-15 idol. Her bikini pictures soon received widespread distribution over the Internet. In October 2015 Saaya released her 12th photobook. As of 2015 Saaya continues to release model photobooks and DVDs.
After making her debut as a model, she still lived in Fukuoka Prefecture where she attended elementary school and middle school, but moved to Tokyo when she turned 16. In August 2014, she was one of the few people contracting Dengue fever during the 2014 Dengue fever outbreak.
- Kyuyo Meisai (TV Tokyo)
- Gekito! Idol Yokibou (July 2006)
- Government Crime Investigation Agent Zaizen Jotaro (TV Asahi)
- Hell Girl (2007 Live action), Tsugumi Shibata (Nippon TV)
- Manga-Kissa Toshi-Densetsu Noroi no Manna san (BS-i)
- Gekito! Idol Yokibou (Osaka Broadcasting Corporation, released on July 2006)
- Kyo no Gononi (as Chika Koizumi; produced by avex)
- Note: She only sang for the Sweet Kiss version of the opening and ending songs and did not play Chika in the OVA itself. Mai Kadowaki played Chika. On the special edition of the DVD series there was a special audio track. Saaya and Chase were on the second audio track.
- God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand or Kami no hidarite Akuma no migite (神の左手 悪魔の右手) 2006
- Shibuya Kaidan parts 1 & 1 (渋谷怪談 THEリアル都市伝説) 2006
- Kani Goalkeeper （かにゴールキーパー） 2006
- Kuchisake-onna (Carved) 2007 (all members of Chase in this movie)
- Shoujo-rei (all members of Chase in this movie)
- Kuchisake Onna (口裂け女) 2007
- Pussy Soup (The Cat Cook) or Neko Râmen Taishô (猫ラーメン大将) 2008
- Hard Revenge Milly 2008
- Girl's Box (2008)
- Yamagata sukurîm (2009)
- Seifuku sabaigâru I (2010)
- The Purple Mirror (horror) 2010
- Rock and Roll Diet (2010)
- Yomutoshinu: Death Comic (movie version) Part I and Part II (2011)
- Marry's Phone (2011) Martial arts and horror
- It's your CHOICE! episode 2
- Chase Me! (1st single)
- Sweet Kiss (May 2005, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4-341-78006-9
- Very Sweet Vol.2 (December 2005, Elk Heart Promotion)
- 激闘!アイドル予備校 紗綾・留奈・梨央 [Battle! Idol Prep-School - Saaya, Runa, Rio] (September 2006, E-Net Frontier)
- "Monthly Bunshun (Ja:週刊文春)" No.May 19, 2005 (was published on May 11, 2005)
- "mainichi-msn co - Bing". mainichi-msn.co.jp.
- "Japanese models catch Dengue fever after visiting source of outbreak". Guardian. Agence France-Presse. September 2, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
- "Cast & Staff" (in Japanese). Nippon Television Network. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
- "大手と中小の車買取業者の特徴". kani-gk.com.
- "猫ラーメン大将 11月29日（土）よりシネセゾン渋谷ほかにて、限定モーニング＆レイトショー". neko-rahmen.com.
- "Samurai Warriors/Sengoku Musou Stage Play Leads Unveiled in Costume". Anime News Network. April 17, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.