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Akimoto Sayaka
秋元才加(あきもと さやか)
FLAVE Akimoto Sayaka 2017.jpg
Akimoto Sayaka, 2016
Information
Nickname Sayaka (さやか?)
Saaya (さぁや?)
Okaro (オカロ?)
Birthdate July 26, 1988 (1988-07-26) (age 33)
Birthplace Chiba, Japan
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Leo.png Leo
Height 166cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2006-2013
(7 Years 5 Months)
Agency Flave Entertainment
Group AKB48
Team Former Team K
Generation AKB48 2nd Generation
Associated Acts AKB48
SNS Instagram.png @areasayaka
12px-Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.jpg @akimotooo726
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Official Site
Ameblo
Graduated August 28, 2013

Akimoto Sayaka was a member of AKB48's Team K as well as a member of the subgroup DiVA. She was also a member of the one-shot unit Chocolove from AKB48.

Catchphrase

強く気高く美しく33歳のさやかこと、秋元才加です
Tsuyoku okitakaku utsukushiku 33-sai no Sayaka koto, Akimoto Sayaka desu
(Strong, big, beautiful 33 year old Sayaka, Akimoto Sayaka)

Team History

AKB48 Senbatsu Elections

AKB48 Janken Tournaments

Singles Participation

AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

SKE48 B-Sides

Other Singles

  • Enjoy your life! (Mine)

Albums Participation

AKB48 Albums

Units

Chocolove from AKB48

  • Ashita wa Ashita no Kimi ga Umareru
  • Mail no Namida

Albums

  • Dessert

DiVA

  • Tsuki no Uragawa
  • Cry
  • Lost the way
  • DISCOVERY

Albums

  • DIVA

Team Z

  • Koi no Owara / 恋のお縄

Stage Units

K1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Skirt, Hirari
Hoshi no Ondo
K2 (Seishun Girls)
Blue rose
Fushidara na Natsu
Cinderella wa Damasarenai
K3 (Nounai Paradise)
Kimi wa Pegasus
Himawarigumi 1 (Boku no Taiyou)
Himawari
Himawarigumi 2 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)
Confession (1st Unit + Revival)
K4 (Saishuu Bell ga Naru)
Return Match
K5 (Saka Agari)
Mushi no Ballad
K6 (RESET)
Ashita no Tame ni Kiss wo
Team K Waiting Stage
Anata to Christmas Eve
Yuuwaku no Garter (New Units)

Concert Units

AKB48 First Concert "Aitakatta ~Hashira wa Naize!~"

AKB48 Masaka, Kono Concert no Ongen wa Ryuushutsushinai yo ne?

  • Kagami no Naka no Jean Da Arc

"Kami Kouen Yotei" AKB48 NHK Hall Concert 2009

AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri

Yokohama Arena 2010 'AKB48 Manseki Matsuri Kibou Sanpi Ryouron'

Surprise wa Arimasen

AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011

Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena

AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"

AKB48 Group

AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~

Fukuoka Dome
  • Korogaru Ishi ni Nare
Sapporo Dome
  • Kokoro no Hashi no Sofa
Osaka Dome
Nagoya Dome
  • Glory Days
Tokyo Dome

Team K 2nd Generation 10th Anniversary Celebration Special Performance

Kojimatsuri ~Kojima Haruna Kanshasai~

  • Mushi no Ballad

Solo Songs

  • Mushi no Ballad (Team K 5th Stage)
  • Chocolate (Sayaka solo) (Dessert)
  • Kare no Kitchen (Sayaka solo) (Dessert)
  • Waves (Sayaka solo) (Dessert)

Photobooks

  • [2013.10.22] Arinomama (ありのまま)

Media Appearances

Stage Plays

  • Oishii Timing (おいしいタイミング) (2008)
  • AKB48 Kagekidan 「∞・Infinity」 (2009) - Ruka
  • Space Wars (スペース・ウォーズ) (2010)
  • Minky Momo ~Kagami no Kuni no Princess~ (ミンキーモモ〜鏡の国のプリンセス〜) (2010) – Nightmare
  • ACR Izumi Kyoka (ACT泉鏡花) (2010) – Tomohime
  • Super Live Show "Double Heroine" (スーパーLIVEショー「ダブルヒロイン」) (2011) – Kinoshita Rachel
  • Roman Holiday (ローマの休日) (2012) – Ann Princess
  • "L'OPERA ROCK MOZART (2013)
  • Kokumin no Eiga (国民の映画) (2014) - Elsa Veesenmayer
  • Sherlock Holmes 2 ~Bloody Game~ (シャーロック ホームズ2 ~ブラッディ・ゲーム~) (2015) – Maria Clara
  • Ghost (2018) - Molly
  • Japan' History (日本の歴史) (2018)

Movies

  • Densen Uta (伝染歌) (2007) - Matsuda Shuri
  • SUPER GORE GIRL (聖白百合騎士団) (2009)
  • Neo Action Series: Seishiyuri Kishidan - Super Gore Girl (2009)
  • High Kick Girl! (as Rika) (ハイキック・ガール!) (2009)
  • Meitantei Conan SP3 (as Suzuki Sonoko) (2011)
  • Ultraman Saga (film) (2012) - Anna
  • Spring Breakers (2013) – Faith (Japanese voice-over)
  • Tokyo Slaves (奴隷区 -僕と23人の奴隷-) (2014) – Arakawa Eia
  • BIKUU (ビクウ) (2015) – Biku
  • Mango to Akai Kurumaisu (マンゴーと赤い車椅子) (2015) – Miyasono Ayaka
  • Galaxy Turnpike (ギャラクシー街道) (2015) – Manmo
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) - Mantis (Japanese voice-over)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Mantis (Japanese voice-over)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019) - Mantis (Japanese voice-over)
  • Sniper: Assassin's End (2020) – Lady Death

Dramas

  • Tadashii Ouji no Tsukurikata (正しい王子のつくり方) (2008)
  • Ecogainder (環境超人エコガインダー) (2008) – Mudana-sama
  • Majisuka Gakuen (マジスカ学園) (2010) - Chokoku
  • Salary Man Kintaro 2 (サラリーマン金太郎2) (2010) – Torii Madoka
  • Arienai! (あり得ない!) (2010) – Aihara Kaori (Episode 7)
  • Meitantei Conan (as Suzuki Sonoko)(2011)
  • Sakura Kara no Tegami (桜からの手紙) (2011) - herself
  • Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジスカ学園2) (2011) - Chokoku
  • Kudo Shinchi he no Chosenjo (名探偵コナン 工藤新一への挑戦状) (2011) – Suzuki Sonoko
  • Asadora Satsujin Jiken (朝ドラ殺人事件) (2012) – Niimi Miho
  • Taiga Drama Daisakusen (大河ドラマ大作戦) (2012) – Niimi Miho
  • Hosou Hakubutsukan Kikiippatsu (放送博物館危機一髪) (2013) – Niimi Miho
  • Discover Dead (ディスカバーデッド) (2013) – Mermaid (Episode 1)
  • Garo: Makai no Hana (〈GARO〉-魔戒ノ花-) (2014) – Biku
  • Oyaji no Senaka (おやじの背中) (2014) – Ueda (Episode 10)
  • Senkan Yamato no Curry Rice (戦艦大和のカレイライス) (2014) – Kureha Saori
  • ORANGE ~1.17 Inochigake de Tatakatta Shoboshi no Tamashi no Monogatari~ (ORANGE〜1.17 命懸けで闘った消防士の魂の物語〜) – Yukimura Hana
  • Kouncho Kohiya Koyomi (紅雲町珈琲屋こよみ) (2015)
  • Wakaretara Sukina Hito (別れたら好きな人) (2015) – Kihara Megimi
  • Good Morning Call (グッドモーニング・コール) (2016) – Yukari
  • Sumika Sumire (スミカスミレ) (2016) – Chiaki Yoshinogo
  • GARO - Episode 18: Makai no Hana (魔戒の花) (2019)
  • Toshishikareshi (年下彼氏) (2020) – Shouko (Episode 14)

Variety Shows

  • AKB 1ji 59fun! (2008)
  • AKB 0ji 59fun! (2008)
  • AKBINGO! (2008 – 2013)
  • Music Fighter (2009)
  • Shukan AKB (2009 – 2012)
  • G.I. Goro (2010)
  • Waratte Iitomo! (2010 – 2012)
  • AKB MOTOR CLUB (2012 – 2013)
  • HaKaTa Hyakkaten (2012)
  • AKB48 Nemousu Terebi (Season 3/4/5/6)
  • Couple Kitchen (2014)
  • Ultimate Beastmaster (2017)

Trivia

  • Hobbies: Bathing, massages, shopping, reading books
  • Special skills: Impersonations, Art, Aikido 
  • Charm point: Her collarbone and mouth
  • Favorite food: Vegetables, natural foods
  • Favorite drink: Hot chocolate, Milo
  • Favorite artist: Michael Jackson
  • Favorite TV show: Mezamashi TV, Sukkiri
  • Favorite magazine: Glitter and Blenda
  • Favorite season: Spring and Summer
  • Favorite town: Kyoto
  • Favorite member: Fukuoka Seina
  • Likes: Health spas, massages
  • Good friends with: Miyazawa Sae (SaeYaka/Twin Tower), Oshima Yuko
  • Torn between Tomonaga Mio and Imada Mina as her oshimen in HKT48's TV show HaKaTa Hyakkaten, she eventually chose Mio.
  • Former member of DiVA
  • Former member of Driving Club
  • "I think when I pass, I will pass no matter what clothes I wear" - thus she wore a jersey suit on her audition
  • After the audition, Aki-P named her and Miyazawa Sae as representatives of 2nd gen members
  • She was officially announced as the captain of Team K at their AKB48 Bunshin no Jutsu Tour / AKB104 Senbatsu Members Sokaku Matsuri concert during the 2009 Team Shuffle
    • On October 16, 2010, she resigned as Team K's captain due to a scandal. On February 27, 2011, she was reappointed
  • Her mother is Filipino
  • Has a younger brother.
  • In November 2010 there was a scandal concerning Sayaka, and she left the position of Captain. However, in March 2011 after finishing her first marathon, she regained the position.
  • Was known for her strict rules during captaincy.
  • Treasures her fan letters and gifts
  • Has been practicing Aikido since 5th grade and has a 2nd Dan Black belt
  • Japanese wotas sometimes called her Okaro. Legend said it was because Oshima Mai read the kanji of her name as katakana
  • TGSK described her: "She loves AKB more than anyone else. She can cry for other people"
  • She has her belly button pierced
  • Loves Milo, and drinks it every morning.
  • On June 20, 2020, she got married to the rapper PUNPEE


Gallery


Slideshow

AKB48
Members
Team A

Iriyama Anna | Okabe Rin (Captain) | Okumoto Hinano | Oguri Yui | Kato Rena | Sato Minami | Shitao Miu | Shinozaki Ayana | Suzuki Kurumi | Taguchi Manaka | Chiba Erii | Nishikawa Rei | Furukawa Nazuna | Michieda Saki | Miyazaki Miho | Mukaichi Mion | Yamane Suzuha | Yokoyama Yui | Yoshida Karen

Team K

Ichikawa Manami | Okada Rina | Oda Erina | Kuranoo Narumi | Kobayashi Ran | Komiyama Haruka (Captain) | Shimoguchi Hinana | Nagatomo Ayami | Nagano Megumi | Hashimoto Haruna | Harumoto Yuki | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Muto Orin | Muto Tomu | Mogi Shinobu | Yasuda Kana | Yamada Kyoka | Yumoto Ami | Yokoyama Yui

Team B

Iwatate Saho (Captain) | Otake Hitomi | Omori Maho | Oya Shizuka | Okuhara Hinako | Kashiwagi Yuki | Kawahara Misaki | Kitazawa Saki | Kubo Satone | Saito Haruna | Sasaki Yukari | Shimizu Maria | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Hattori Yuna | Fukuoka Seina | Honda Hitomi | Yamabe Ayu | Yoshikawa Nanase

Team 4

Asai Nanami | Ishiwata Sena | Inagaki Kaori | Utada Hatsuka | Onishi Momoka | Omori Miyuu | Okada Nana | Gyouten Yurina | Kuramoto Miyuu | Kurosu Haruka | Sakaguchi Nagisa | Sato Kiara | Takaoka Kaoru | Takahashi Ayane | Takahashi Sayaka | Tada Kyoka | Nagano Serika | Hama Sayuna | Hirano Hikaru | Homma Mai | Ma Chia-Ling | Murayama Yuiri (Captain) | Yamauchi Mizuki | Yoshihashi Yuzuka

Team 8

Hokkaido & Tohoku : Sakaguchi Nagisa | Yokoyama Yui | Mitomo Mashiro | Kanto: Okabe Rin | Honda Hitomi | Shimizu Maria | Takahashi Ayane | Yoshikawa Nanase | Oguri Yui | Oda Erina | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Chubu: Utada Hatsuka | Suzuki Yuka | Hashimoto Haruna | Hirano Hikaru | Sakagawa Hiyuka | Takahashi Sayaka | Hattori Yuna | Kansai: Nagano Serika | | Fukutome Mitsuho | Onishi Momoka | Hama Sayuna | Chugoku & Shikoku: Tokunaga Remi | Okuhara Hinako | Okumoto Hinano | Shitao Miu | Harumoto Yuki | Gyoten Yurina | Takaoka Kaoru | Kyushu: Yoshida Karen | Kawahara Misaki | Kuranoo Narumi | Yamada Kyoka | Uemi Sorano | Fujizono Rei

Discography
Indie Singles 1. Sakura no Hanabiratachi | 2. Skirt, Hirari
Major Singles 1. Aitakatta | 2. Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru | 3. Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou | 4. Bingo! | 5. Boku no Taiyou | 6. Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka? | 7. Romance, Irane | 8. Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008 | 9. Baby! Baby! Baby! | 10. Oogoe Diamond | 11. 10nen Zakura | 12. Namida Surprise! | 13. Iiwake Maybe | 14. RIVER | 15. Sakura no Shiori | 16. Ponytail to Shushu | 17. Heavy Rotation | 18. Beginner | 19. Chance no Junban | 20. Sakura no Ki ni Narou | 21. Everyday, Katyusha | 22. Flying Get | 23. Kaze wa Fuiteiru | 24. Ue Kara Mariko | 25. GIVE ME FIVE! | 26. Manatsu no Sounds Good! | 27. Gingham Check | 28. UZA | 29. Eien Pressure | 30. So long! | 31. Sayonara Crawl | 32. Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | 33. Heart Ereki | 34. Suzukake Nanchara | 35. Mae Shika Mukanee | 36. Labrador Retriever | 37. Kokoro no Placard | 38. Kibouteki Refrain | 39. Green Flash | 40. Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai | 41. Halloween Night | 42. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby | 43. Kimi wa Melody | 44. Tsubasa wa Iranai | 45. LOVE TRIP/Shiawase wo Wakenasai | 46. High Tension | 47. Shoot Sign | 48.Negaigoto no Mochigusare | 49. #SukiNanda | 50. 11-gatsu no Anklet | 51. Jabaja | 52. Teacher Teacher | 53. Sentimental Train | 54. NO WAY MAN | 55. Jiwaru DAYS | 56. Sustainable | 57. Shitsuren, Arigatou | 58. Nemohamo Rumor | 59. TBA
Best Albums 1. Set List ~Greatest Songs 2006-2007~ | 2. Kamikyokutachi | 3. Koko ni Ita Koto | 4. 1830m | 5. Tsugi no Ashiato | 6. Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! | 7. Zero to Ichi no Aida | 8. Thumbnail | 9. Bokutachi wa, Ano Hi no Yoake wo Shitteiru |
Stage Albums
Team A 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Dareka no Tame ni" | 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" | 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei" | 6th Stage "Mokugekisha" | 7th Stage "M'T. ni Sasagu"
Team K 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls" | 3rd Stage "Nonai Paradise" | 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru" | 5th Stage "Saka Agari" | 6th Stage "RESET"
Team B 1st Stage "Seishun Girls" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" | 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake" | 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Idol no Yoake"
Concerts
DVDs 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42
Filmography
Movies Densen Uta | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The Time Has Come
Dramas Majisuka Gakuen | Majisuka Gakuen 2 | Sakura Kara no Tegami | Majisuka Gakuen 3 | So Long! | Sailor Zombie | Majisuka Gakuen 4 | Majisuka Gakuen 5 | Cabasuka Gakuen | Crow's Blood | Tofu Pro Wrestling
Anime AKB0048
Events
Sousenkyo 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 13th Single "Kamisama ni Chikatte Gachi Desu"
2nd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 17th Single "Kaasan ni Chikatte, Gachi Desu"
3rd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 22nd Single "Kotoshi mo Gachi Desu"
4th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 27th Single "Fan ga Erabu 64 Giseki"
5th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 32nd Single "Yume wa Hitori ja Mirarenai"
6th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 37th Single "Yume no Genzaichi ~Rival wa Doko da~"
7th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 41st Single
8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 45th Single
9th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 49 Single
Janken Taikai

1st Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 19th Single
2nd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 24th Single
3rd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 29th Single
4th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 34th Single
5th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - Solo Debut + 38th Single

Group Draft Meeting

AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2013
AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2015

Units & Other Groups
Soloists Matsui Sakiko (Piano) | Iwasa Misaki (Enka) | Watanabe Mayu | Kashiwagi Yuki | Takahashi Minami | Itano Tomomi | Sashihara Rino | Kuramochi Asuka (Gachi Uma 2) | Kasai Tomomi (Gachi Uma - Former member) | Maeda Atsuko (Former member) | Oshima Mai (Former member) | Hoshino Michiru (Former member) | Oku Manami (Former member) | Ohori Megumi (Former member) | Ono Erena (Former member) | Hayano Kaoru (Former member)
Units No Sleeves | Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 | French Kiss | Not yet | DiVA
One-Shot Units NO NAME | YM7 | YJ7 | Ojarumaru Sisters | Team KISHIN from AKB48 | Sukeban Girls | Team Dragon from AKB48 | Honegumi from AKB48 | ICE from AKB48 | Crayon Friends from AKB48 | AKBIdoling!!! | Queen & Elizabeth | Natto Angels | Natto Angels Z | Okashina Sisters | Team Z | BABY GAMBA | Mini Skirt | Porrima from AKB48 | Team Surprise | Team BS
Sister Groups SKE48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | HKT48 | JKT48 | TPE48 | SNH48
Rival Group Nogizaka46
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