|Birth name||Seong Son-im (ソン ソニン)|
|Born||March 10, 1983|
|Origin||Kōchi Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan|
|Labels||Toy's Factory, Harmony Records|
|Associated acts||EE Jump|
|Revised Romanization||Sung Sun-im|
Career and biography
A Zainichi Korean, she was a former member of the Tsunku-produced duo EE Jump along with Yuki Goto, (Maki Goto's younger brother). Yuki was caught underage in a bar, which got him suspended from EE Jump. When the band released its next single, calling the artist EE Jump Featuring Sonim, and it proved to be more popular than other EE Jump singles, the band released one more single, and then disbanded.
Sonim began her own solo career under the Toy's Factory label, but then switched to Harmony Records. She is currently in a unit called tomboy with Akane Osawa, which debuted in November 2007. In 2007-2009, she starred as Kim in Japanese production of the musical Miss Saigon. In 2010, she played the role of Johanna in the Japanese production of Sweeney Todd.
Sonim can play the guitar and speak Japanese, English, and Korean. Her ancestors came from Gyeongsangnam-do to Japan. Her Korean name is Sung Sun-Im (Hangul:성선임 Hanja:成膳任). She is represented by the talent agency Amuse, Inc.
- 2002-08-21 カレーライスの女 (Curry Rice no Onna)
- 2002-11-20 津軽海峡の女 (Tsugaru Kaikyo no Onna)
- 2003-04-16 東京ミッドナイト ロンリネス (Tokyo Midnight Loneliness)
- 2003-10-08 合コン後のファミレスにて (Goukon Ato No Famiresu Nite)
- 2004-02-11 ほんとはね。 (Honto wa ne)
- 2004-09-15 ジグソーパズル (Jigsaw Puzzle)
- 2005-01-13 あすなろ銀河 (Asunaro Ginga)
- 2003-05-14 華 (Hana)
- 2004-03-17 Sonim Collection
- 2003 Koukou Kyoushi 2003
- 2003 Moto Kare
- 2004 Tokyo Wankei
- 2004 A! Ikkenya Puroresu (Oh! My Zombie Mermaid)
- 2005 Hanging Garden
- 2005 Densha Otoko
- 2006 Backdancers!
- 2008 Engine Sentai Go-onger: Boom Boom! Bang Bang! GekijōBang!!
- 2008 Hebi ni Piasu (Snakes and Earrings)
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