Nagasawa Wakana, 2013
|Also Known As||Wakanya (わかにゃ?)|
|Born||November 8, 1996|
|Agency||UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2010-2011)|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Sakura Girls|
|Hello Pro Kenshuusei Information|
Nagasawa Wakana (長澤和奏) is a former Japanese singer as a member of Sakura Girls under Office Zan, prior to joining Office Zan and Sakura Girls, she was a member of Hello Pro Egg.
She was first introduced as a member of Hello Pro Egg at the Shinjin Kouen 2010 March ~Yokohama GOLD!~ concert. She withdrew from the program sometime around September 2011 after failing S/mileage's audition.
Nagasawa auditioned for S/mileage's 2nd generation, but failed. Following the auditions, Nagasawa withdrew from Hello! Project and Hello Pro Egg. She then pursued a career in acting and as an idol. Her profile was soon discovered on Office Zan, an agency that specializes in Acting.
Her last Hello Pro Egg concert was in September.
It was revealed that Nagasawa would be joining a new idol group, Sakura Girls, under Office Zan.
In October 2012, Nagasawa announced her first solo gravure image DVD, titled "Sora no Kanata e", it was released on November 23, 2012.
In February, Nagasawa opened a twitter account.
In summer 2015, Nagasawa participated in the "Columbia Idol Audition" in hopes of joining a new idol group named "Label The Garden", although she was not chosen, her sister Yoshiho passed.
- Name: Nagasawa Wakana (長澤和奏)
- Nicknames: Wakanya (わかにゃ), Nagasaa (ながさー),
- Birthday: November 8, 1996
- Birthplace: Iwate Prefecture, Japan
- Blood type: A
- Height: 162cm
- Measurements: B80cm, W59cm, H58cm
- Sakura Girls Color: Red
- Hello! Project groups:
- Hello Pro Egg (2010–2011)
- Other groups:
- Sakura Girls (2012-2014)
- Hobbies: Watching anime, reading manga, baking, cooking
- Favorite Color: Pink, black, white
- Favorite Word: "Arigatou" (Thank You)
- Favorite Animal: Dog, Cat, Rabbit
- Favorite Manga: Bleach, Youko x Boku, Gintama, Hiyokoi, Fullmetal Alchemist
- Favorite Food: Macaroons, Wagashi
- Least Favorite Food: Spicy Foods, Raw vegetables
- Favorite Music Genres: Jpop, Rock, Visual Kei
- Favorite Bands: SuG, ViViD, Golden Bomber, Sid, DIAURA.
- Looks up to: Kikkawa Yuu, Sainen Mia, Maeda Irori, Ueto Aya, Igawa Haruka, Otake Shinobi
- [2012.11.23] Sora no Kanata e (空の彼方へ)
Singles Participated InEdit
- SAKURA Girls
- YOU & I LONDON
- She is the great-great granddaughter of Kokubun Kenkichi, the first elected govenor of the Iwate Prefecture.
- She is the oldest of three sisters in her family. Her sister, Yoshiho, is also under Office Zan and shares Wakana's blog.
- Her first time performing was on May 2, 2010 during the second day of the Golden Week events "Hello! Project Presents ~ Hello☆Fest in Odaiba Gurume Park".
- She has a dog.
- Shares a birthday with former v-u-den member, Miyoshi Erika.
- Her favorite music genres are Jpop, Rock, and Visual Kei.
- Her favorite type of man is cool, gentle, and interesting.
- She wants to go to Paris.
- She compares herself to a rabbit, or cat, and she thinks she was a rabbit in a past life.
- If she could be reborn, She'd like to be human again.
- Her favorite brand is Liz Lisa.
- Considers her advantages looking serious, and being generous.
- Her essentials are her phone, MP, Lip balm and gum.
- She's a fan of SuG, ViViD, Golden Bomber, DIAURA and Sid.
- On her Ameblo, she has "approved" DIAURA's Yo-ka, ViViD's Shin, SuG's Chiyu, Golden Bomber's Kenji and SID's Mao.