|Miyamoto Karin promoting "Fiesta! Fiesta!"|
|Also Known As||Karin (カリン?)|
|Former Names||Kopink (コピンク?)|
|Born||December 1, 1998|
|Occupation||Idol, Singer, Actress, Model|
|Agency||UP-FRONT AGENCY (2008-2012)|
UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2012-)
|Associated Acts||Juice=Juice, Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Shin Minimoni, Reborn Eleven, Jurin, Team Okai, Hello! Project Station Dance Club|
|Joined||February 3, 2013|
|Debut Single||Romance no Tochuu / Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne (MEMORIAL EDIT) / Samidare Bijo ga Samidareru (MEMORIAL EDIT)|
|Time in Group||5 Years, 1 Month, 15 Days|
|Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information|
|Joined||November 24, 2008|
|Graduated||November 18, 2013|
|“||I'll make this year better than last year.||”|
–Miyamoto Karin, February 2014
Miyamoto Karin (宮本佳林) is a Japanese pop singer signed to Hello! Project as a member of Juice=Juice. She was previously a Hello Pro Kenshuusei, and a member of Shin Minimoni. She is also a former member of the SATOYAMA movement unit Jurin.
Miyamoto Karin was born on December 1, 1998 in Chiba, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed.
Miyamoto Karin joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Egg in 2008. She was first introduced at the 2008 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 11gatsu ~Yokohama JUMP!~ concert in November as a winner of the UP-FRONT Egg Audition.
In June, Miyamoto took part in the stage play Ojigi de SHAPE-UP!, the sequel to Ojigi 30 do Degrees, with fellow Hello Pro Egg member Takeuchi Akari, and Morning Musume members Takahashi Ai, Kamei Eri, Michishige Sayumi, and Tanaka Reina.
From April 8 to 12, Miyamoto appeared in the stage play Kaibutsu no Kodomo.
In 2011, Miyamoto participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu!, but failed to pass.
In December, Miyamoto was in a stage play featuring Okai Chisato, Nakajima Saki, and Kudo Haruka, titled 1974 (Ikunayo). The play ran from December 14 to December 18. She replaced Takeuchi Akari, who was supposed to play the role, but was taken out due to S/mileage activities.
She auditioned for Morning Musume's 11th generation, but was not chosen to enter the group.
Shortly after the auditions, it was announced that select Kenshuusei, including Karin, would be releasing their first single, "Kanojo ni Naritai!!!".
She was a back-up dancer for the S/mileage Live Tour 2012 Aki ~Choi Kawa Banchou~.
On January 27, Miyamoto and other Hello Pro Kenshuusei members appeared as an opening act for Morning Musume's mini live event at the Osaka's Senri SELCY Square to promote "Help me!!". The Kenshuusei sang Kanojo ni Naritai and were backdancers for "LOVE Machine".
On February 3, during the Bravo! concert in Fukuoka, it was announced that Miyamoto would debut in a new unit, Juice=Juice, along with Kanazawa Tomoko, Miyazaki Yuka, Takagi Sayuki, Otsuka Aina and Uemura Akari. Tsunku's commented about Miyamoto:
- "Up until now she has participated in a few unit in Hello Project as someone with a real talent. Her character is also strong."
On February 12, it announced that Miyamoto would participate in a stageplay titled Moshimo Kokumin ga Shusho wo Erandara along with Takahashi Ai, Ishikawa Rika, Wada Ayaka, Fukuda Kanon, and Uemura Akari. There was 11 showings and it ran from April 24 to the 30.
On February 13, it was announced that she would be graduating from PINK!SS and Kopinks!, to focus on Juice=Juice. She officially graduated on March 2 at the PINK!SS & Kopinks! Special Live. Miyamoto released her first and last mini-album as Kopink, titled Kopinks! Melodies ~star chart~, on March 20. Her last episode as Kopink was broadcast on April 2.
On February 23, She participated as a back-dancer at Mano Erina's graduation concert.
On August 23, it was announced that Miyamoto suffered a left cuboid bone fracture, she was expected to be fully recovered in six weeks, and until then she was not be able to dance in Juice=Juice activities.
On September 15, staff reported that Miyamoto was in poor condition and couldn't participate in a upcoming Juice=Juice handshake event and in the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~9gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ that day.
On December 17, Miyamoto and Uemura Akari celebrated their birthdays in a joint event titled Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin・Uemura Akari Birthday Event 201, which featured two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
On January 16, Miyamoto's first solo e-Hello DVD, Greeting ~Miyamoto Karin~, was announced to be released in late March.
On April 27, Miyamoto announced her first solo photobook, titled Karin, released on June 12.
On July 16, she released her first solo image DVD, KArin.
On December 11, Miyamoto and Uemura Akari celebrated their birthdays in a joint fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin・Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2014 at Differ Ariake.
On May 27, Miyamoto released her second solo photobook, Karin sixteen.
On July 16, she released her first solo image Blu-ray, Karin wa 16sai.
On December 1, Miyamoto celebrated her 17th birthday at a special event called Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin Birthday Event 2015. The event featured two performances at CLUB CITTA' in Kanagawa, and parts of the event were recorded for Juice=Juice's 2016 drama Budokan.
On December 1, Miyamoto celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin Birthday Event 2016. The event featured two shows at Yamano Hall.
On July 21 and 22, for both the Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~Seven Horizon~ and the Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER concerts that took place, Miyamoto could only dance and not sing due to inflammation of her vocal cords. On July 25, it was announced that Miyamoto was diagnosed with functional dysphonia. Even when only dancing and mimicking her solo parts during the weekend concerts, she had difficulty breathing. In order to recover, all work that required her voice, such as lives and events, was canceled until further notice. In the meantime, Miyamoto continued to update her blog and was still able to do photoshoot work.
On August 28, it was announced that Miyamoto was scheduled to return to the Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~Seven Horizon~ tour on August 31 and was also prepared to appear in the final Hello! Project 2017 SUMMER ~HELLO! MEETING HIROSHIMA~ concert and the upcoming Juice=Juice LIVE AROUND 2017 ~World Tour~.
On December 1, Miyamoto celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event, titled Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin Birthday Event 2017, at Differ Ariake.
From January 3 to January 7, Miyamoto could not participate in the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2018 WINTER concerts reportedly due to "poor health". On January 12, it was announced on the Hello! Project website that Miyamoto sprained her neck during concert rehearsals on January 3, and she was taken to the hospital due to headaches in addition to neck pain. Although her neck pain improved over the week, her hearing was uncomfortable and the doctor referred her to a specialist at another hospital, who raised suspicions that Miyamoto may have Bell's palsy. She was hospitalized for a week and missed the January 13 and 14 concerts in order to rest and properly recover. Miyamoto was discharged on January 15 and gradually resumed activities. In a consultation with the doctor and her parents, it was decided it was necessary to continue monitoring her progress after medical treatment. As a result, Miyamoto was absent from the all Hello! Project concerts up to February 3, as well as the start of the Juice=Juice LIVE GEAR 2018 ~Go ahead~ tour on January 25 and 26.
On February 8, the final diagnosis of Miyamoto's condition was announced as sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Her hearing had become stable, and she made a partial return to performance in the ongoing Hello! Project and Juice=Juice tours that weekend. As of the Juice=Juice concerts on March 3 and 4, she is able to fully perform.
She was raised as an only child and she lives with her grandparents.
She has a pet cat named Jasmine.
The following list are notable friendships Miyamoto Karin has acquired:
- Takagi Sayuki: Miyamoto gets along best with Takagi Sayuki in Juice=Juice.
- Kudo Haruka: She gets along well with Morning Musume member Kudo Haruka since Hello Pro Egg.
- Takeuchi Akari: She also gets along well with ANGERME member Takeuchi Akari.
- Tamura Meimi: She is good friends with ANGERME member Tamura Meimi.
- Tanabe Nanami: She is good friend with former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Tanabe Nanami since Hello Pro Egg.
- Taguchi Natsumi: She gets along well with Taguchi Natsumi from Kobushi Factory since Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- Inaba Manaka: She also gets along well with former Country Girls member Inaba Manaka.
- Nanarin (ななりん): Her and Tanabe Nanami's pairing name is "Nanarin".
Miyamoto's given name, Karin, was chosen so that good (佳) things would happen one after another (林).
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Miyamoto Karin:
- Karin (カリン): Official nickname, given her since joining Hello Pro Egg. Used by members and fans.
- Kopink (コピンク): Kopink is Miyamoto's voice-actor character.
- Karin-chan-san (かりんーちゃんーさん): A nickname for Miyamoto Karin, which Sayashi Riho used first on her blog during the musical Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~ in 2011. Sayashi used two kinds of honorifics together, “chan” for endearing one and “san” for respectable one.
Starting in 2011, Miyamoto provided voice-over for the Shizuoka Asahi TV program PINK!SS (ピンクス), and was the voice actress of the anime character Kopink (コピンク; sometimes stylized as コピンク*) for the other SATV program Kopinks! (コピンクス!). As Kopink, Miyamoto released five solo digital singles and a mini-album.
- Name: Miyamoto Karin (宮本佳林)
- Stage Names: Kopink (コピンク) (2011-2013)
- Nickname: Karin (カリン)
- Birthdate: December 1, 1998
- Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
- Western Zodiac: Sagittarius
- Eastern Zodiac: Tiger
- Blood type: O
- Height: 154cm (5"1)
- Hello! Project Status:
- Official Kaomoji: ﾉﾘ・ ｡・ﾘ
- Juice=Juice Fruit (Member Color): Grape (2013-present)
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hobbies: Yoga, Home Karaoke, playing with her cats
- Specialty: Badminton, Yoga, Braiding, Mario's jump
- Strong Point: Pacifism
- Weak Point: Rough
- Dislikes: Drawing
- Scared of: Haunted houses, Big dogs
- Favorite Animal: Cat
- Favorite Food: Strawberries, fruits, Trout Sushi
- Least Favorite Food: Celery
- Favorite Color: Light purple, Pastel pink
- Favorite Subject: Arts Technique, Music.
- Rival: Oda Sakura, Danbara Ruru, Sato Masaki
- Favorite Hello! Project Song: "Hare Ame Nochi Suki♥", "Ooki na Ai de Motenashite", "Resonant Blue"
- Favorite Groups: S/mileage, ℃-ute, Morning Musume
- Looks Up To: Okai Chisato, Nakajima Saki, Shimizu Saki, Takahashi Ai and Niigaki Risa
- [2011.12.21] Carina Notte (カリーナノッテ) (Kopink)
- [2012.08.29] Saikou Shikando (最高視感度) (Kopink)
- [2012.12.05] Usagi tocome (feat. Kopink) (兎tocome (feat. コピンク)) (Kopink)
- [2013.01.30] Reverse (リバース) (Kopink)
- [2013.03.20] Kopinks! Melodies ~star chart~ (Kopink)
- [2014.03.03] Greeting ~Miyamoto Karin~ (“e-Hello!” DVD)
- [2014.07.16] KArin
- [2015.07.22] Karin wa 16sai
- [2016.11.23] bluest
- [2014.04.26] Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin・Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2013
- [2015.01.27] Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin・Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2014
- [2016.05.26] Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin & Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2015
- [2017.xx.xx] Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin & Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2016
- [2018.04.xx] Juice=Juice Miyamoto Karin・Uemura Akari Birthday Event 2017
-  Ojigi de SHAPE-UP! (おじぎでシェイプアップ！)
- [2010.04.08~11] Kaibutsu no Kodomo
-  Sanokuen Shoujo (三億円少女)
-  Ima ga Itsuka ni Naru Mae ni (今がいつかになる前に)
-  Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~ (リボーン～命のオーディション～) (as Genghis Khan)
-  1974 (Ikunayo) (1974(イクナヨ))
-  B・B~bumpy buddy~
-  Sugar Spot (シュガースポット)
-  Moshimo Kokumin ga Shusho wo Erandara (もしも国民が首相を選んだら)
-  Koisuru Hello Kitty (恋するハローキティ)
-  Hoshisuna no Shima no Chiisana Tenshi ~Mermaid Smile~ (星砂の島のちいさな天使～マーメイド スマイル)
-  JK Ninja Girls (cameo)
- [2010.04.24] Asonde Manabu (アソンデマナブ)
- [2010–2013] PINK!SS (ピンクス) (voice-over)
- [2011–2013] Kopinks! (コピンクス!) (voice of Kopink)
- [2012–2013] Hello! SATOYAMA Life (ハロー！ＳＡＴＯＹＡＭＡライフ)
- [2014–] The Girls Live
- [2013.10.03–] We are Juice=Juice
- [2016–] HELLO! DRIVE! (HELLO! DRIVE! -ハロドラ-) (Tuesdays, 2016.09–2017.09; Mondays, 2017.10–)
-  Team Okai - Wakuteka Take a chance (as Suzuki Kanon)
-  Team Okai - Brainstorming (as Suzuki Kanon)
-  Morning Musume '15 - Seishun Kozou wa Naiteiru (replacement dancer for Suzuki Kanon)
-  Morning Musume '15 - Yuugure wa Ameagari (replacement dancer for Suzuki Kanon)
- She ranked at #34 in Anican R YanYan magazine's September 2013 "Singing idol you like the most".
- She ranked at #35 in Anican R YanYan magazine's October 2013 "Singing idol you like the most".
- She was voted 6th favorite member in the 2013 Hello! Project Music Awards Event.
- She ranked at #1 in God Tongue's 2014 "Cutest Next Generation Idol" ranking.
- She ranked at #1 in BOMB magazine's 2014 "Breakout idols" ranking.
- Eats bread for breakfast.
- Kanazawa Tomoko thinks that Miyamoto is the coolest member of Hello! Project.
- If she could join another group for a day, she would join ANGERME.
- Has a habit of getting excited easily.
- Her favorite spot is the loft in her room.
- She thinks she can't beat Aikawa Maho's love for fried chicken.
- She was the only 5th generation Hello Pro Egg member in Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- She participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! in 2011 and the Morning Musume 11th Generation ~Suppin Utahime~ Audition in 2012, but failed both.
- On a rainy day she would laze around with her cat, or sing the song "Hare Ame Nochi Suki♥" by Morning Musume Sakura Gumi.
- She wants to be able to use various languages to sing.
- There was an introduction page in the new Hello! Channel vol.9, where Miyamoto said that her favorite group within Hello! Project is Morning Musume.
- Her best sport is badminton.
- She was praised by Okai Chisato and called "cute" for her coined phrase "Ganbarin", a play of the word "Ganbatte" meaning "Good Luck" or "Cheer me on".
- In Team Okai she covers Suzuki Kanon.
- She appeared in UTB magazine 5 times when she was a Hello Pro Kenshuusei member.
- She has acted in the most stage plays out of the current Hello Pro Kenshuusei members.
- She is the only current Hello Pro Kenshuusei member to released solo singles.
- In a 2012 DeView interview, she said: "I always say to myself “Raising Raising”. My image is that of a line on a graph that is always going upwards diagonally. That is to say that no matter what I do I want to become the best I can be. Singing, dancing, talking on camera, acting etc. I want to become a singer that is known to the whole world. You can show anyone a photo of me and they would know who I was."
- Karin loved Kirarin Revolution and after hearing ℃-ute's song from a Kirarin album, she felt she wanted to join Hello! Project. She won't lose to anyone in terms of being hyper on the stage and bouncing around.
- She said her favorite member in Morning Musume is Sayashi Riho, and her favorite Morning Musume OG is Niigaki Risa.
- She was the shortest member in Juice=Juice until Yanagawa Nanami joined.
- She says the source of her energy is her cat, Jasmine.
- She'd like to make a group/unit with Fukumura Mizuki, Natsuyaki Miyabi, Okai Chisato and Fukuda Kanon.
- Takagi Sayuki considered Miyamoto her rival, just like Otsuka Aina.
- She is an '80s idol fan because of her mother, and looks up to the singer Matsuda Seiko.
- She has myopia (short sightedness).
- She revealed in a magazine interview that if she hadn't debuted by her third year of middle school, she would have quit Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- Miyamoto has stated that Oda Sakura is her rival because they're both the same age, they were both Hello Pro Kenshuusei, and because Oda is a great singer.
- She’s the huffiest member of Juice=Juice.
- Gallery:Miyamoto Karin
- List:Miyamoto Karin Discography Featured In
- List:Miyamoto Karin Publications Featured In
- List:Miyamoto Karin Concert & Event Appearances
Youngest member of Hello! Project
Youngest member of Hello Pro Egg
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs5cjrZiBQc
- ↑ Official Gekijyo Page
- ↑ "ハロプロ研修生内、新ユニット結成のお知らせ。" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2013-02-03.
- ↑ Official Gekijyo Page
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 "【制作秘話６】コピンクちゃん" (in Japanese). Kodama Ameko Official Website. 2013-04-05.
- ↑ "静岡朝日テレビ「コピンクス！」2013/04/02放送" (in Japanese). PINK!SS Support (via YouTube). 2013-04-02.
- ↑ "【構成演出】「ピンクス＆コピンクス！スペシャルライブ2014～嘘みたいな今日～」" (in Japanese). Kodama Ameko Official Website. 2014-08-20.
- ↑ https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B01LTHMCGC/
- ↑ https://twitter.com/JuiceJuice_uf/status/888377501004607488
- ↑ Miyamoto Karin. "ありがとうございます 宮本佳林" (in Japanese). 2017-07-21.
- ↑ "ハロコン☆宮本佳林" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-07-22.
- ↑ "Juice=Juice 宮本佳林に関してのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-07-25.
- ↑ "[EN]." UP-FRONT LINK. 2017-07-25.
- ↑ "ファミ通☆宮本佳林" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-07-31.
- ↑ "Juice=Juice 宮本佳林に関してのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-08-28.
- ↑ Miyazaki Yuka. "月 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2018-01-03.
- ↑ Miyazaki Yuka. "急 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2018-01-07.
- ↑ "Juice＝Juice 宮本佳林に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-01-12.
- ↑ "Juice＝Juice 宮本佳林に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-01-18.
- ↑ "Juice＝Juice 宮本佳林に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-01-24.
- ↑ "「Juice=Juice LIVE GEAR 2018 ～Go ahead～」2月2日(金)福岡・2月4日(日)熊本公演中止のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-02-02.
- ↑ "Juice＝Juice 宮本佳林に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-02-08.
- ↑ "Juice＝Juice 宮本佳林に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-03-02.
- ↑ "仙台☆宮本佳林" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-03-19.
- ↑ Pocket Morning. 2016-11-21. (Translation by Ro-kun)
- ↑ https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/1526340_707443922623809_1971311801_n.jpg
- ↑ http://livedoor.blogimg.jp/helloprohealing/imgs/3/0/308da9d6.jpg
- ↑ http://i.imgur.com/SYLSolll.jpg
- ↑ "ハロプロ研修生 金子&宮本インタビュー「世界中の人に知ってもらえる存在になりたい！」" (in Japanese). Deview. 2012-12-12. (English Translation. Rob via blog!project.)
- ↑ "1001 Nights - The 21st Night: Miyamoto Karin." 2015-07-11.
- ↑ "Pocket Morning Juice=Juice Weekly Q&A (11/4/2013)." Hello!Online. 2013-11-04.
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