|Saho Akari promoting "5th Album (Kari)"|
|Also Known As||Akari (アカリ?)|
|Born||June 8, 1995|
|Label||zetima, UP-FRONT PROMOTION, T-Palette Records, Pony Canyon|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai, Shugo Chara Egg!, Aa!, UFZS, Up Up Girls (Kari), T-Palette mini All Stars, Team Makenki (Kari)|
|Up Up Girls Information|
|Joined||May 3, 2011|
|Debut Single||Going my ↑|
|Time in Group||7 Years, 2 Months, 11 Days|
Saho Akari (佐保明梨) is a Japanese singer. She is a member of the Joujou Dokonjou / Be a Girl group Up Up Girls (Kari). She is a former member of the Hello! Project trainee group Hello Pro Egg. During her time in Hello Pro Egg, she was involved with Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai, Shugo Chara Egg!, and Aa!.
In 2008, she was put into the group Shugo Chara Egg! with fellow Hello Pro Egg members Wada Ayaka, Maeda Yuuka, and Fukuda Kanon to sing the opening songs for the anime Shugo Chara!. Saho Akari was also in Shugo Chara! The Musical with the original members of Shugo Chara Egg!. Saho played the roles of a student named Chika, X-character, and X-egg. She had some lines and some solos.
In August, Saho participated in the stage play Shugo Chara! as the character Chika. It ran from August 13th through the 23rd.
In Mano Erina's 6th, 7th and 8th singles she was a backup dancer along with three other Eggs.
Shugo Chara Egg! performed "Arigatou ~Ookiku Kansha~" for the last time and disbanded.
She had a small role in the movie Hoshisuna no Shima no Chiisana Tenshi ~Mermaid Smile~. It was released on June 19.
On July 22, she appeared on Zakigami, a variety show which features Yaguchi Mari, Michishige Sayumi, and Satoda Mai, among others. Saho and Linlin formed a special special unit and performed in a mini-live for a Chinese girl’s Harajuku fashion show in China.
On August 27, she and Sato Ayano appeared in a TV drama called Yuusha Yoshihiko to Maou no Shiro.
She appeared in the TV drama Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen as the character Hatsudai Mina.
Saho had a small role in a 2 part horror movie titled Ada ~ADA~. The movie was directed by Koji Shiraishi and was released on July 13.
- Name: Saho Akari (佐保明梨)
- Nickname: Akari (アカリ)
- Birthdate: Joujou Dokonjou / Be a Girl
- Birthplace: Tokyo prefecture
- Western Zodiac: Gemini
- Eastern Zodiac: Pig (Boar in Japan)
- Bloodtype: AB
- Height: 162cm
- Shoe Size: 23cm
- Specialty: Karate, Swimming, Playing the Drums.
- Dislikes: Haunted houses
- Favorite Food: Mont Blanc, Peaches.
- Least Favorite Food: Dry fruits.
- Looks Up To: Matsuura Aya
- Favorite Flower: Sunflowers
- Favorite Color: Pink, Aqua Blue
- Favorite Quote: "One Time, One Meeting" (Ichigo Ichie).
- Hobby: Watching movies
- Up Up Girls (Kari) Color: Yellow
Discography Featured InEdit
- Up Up Girls (Kari)
- First Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 8/3「ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 8/10「IDOL NATION 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Natsu Festival Sansen Kinen! 9/22「Inazuma Rock Festival 2013」Setlist Album (Digital Album)
- Second Album (Kari) Special Remix Pack (Digital Album)
- Second Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- Third Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- 4th Album (Kari) (Indie Album)
- Hello! Project
- Up Up Girls (Kari)
- Going my ↑
- Barebare I LOVE YOU
- Uppercut! / Yuudachi! Through the Rainbow
- Mechakyun♡Summer ( ´ ▽ ` )ﾉ
- Namen na! Ashi Girls / Marble Hero
- End Of The Season
- Kakko Tsukete Ii Desho! (Event Single)
- UPPER ROCK / Ichiban Girls!
- Chopper☆Chopper / Survival Girls
- Respect Tokyo / Sutorera! ~Straight Up!~
- SAKURA DRIVE / Dateline
- Next Stage / Ano Saka no Ue Made,
- Ginga Joujou Monogatari / Burn the fire!! / Natural Born Idol
- Summer Beam! / Up Up Typhoon
- SAMURAI GIRLS / Widol Seven
- Starry Night / Seishun Buildup
- Nijiiro Mosaic / ENJOY!! ENJO(Y)!!
- Santa Claus (Event Single)
- Up Ome!! ~Apuga no Oshougatsu da yo Zenin Shuugou!~ (Digital Single)
- (Kari) wa Kaesuze ☆ be your soul / Party! Party! / Jumper!
- Zenryoku! Pump Up!! / Kono Melody wo Kimi to
- Beautiful Dreamer / Zenryoku! Pump Up!! -ULTRA Mix- / Itadaki wo Mezase!
- Party People Alien / Seven☆Peace
- !!!!!!!! / Kimi to Iu Kasetsu
- UPPER DISCO / FOREVER YOUNG
- Jojo do Konjo / Be a Girl
- Shugo Chara Egg!
- Guardians 4
- Omakase♪Guardian (as Shugo Chara Egg!)
- School Days (as Shugo Chara Egg!)
- PARTY TIME / Watashi no Tamago (as Shugo Chara Egg!)
- Going On! (as Shugo Chara Egg!)
- T-Palette mini All Stars
- Team Makenki
-  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)
-  Ada ~ADA~ (讐 ～ADA～)
- [2007.09.02] Chao.TV (ちゃお.TV)
- [2011.04.23–] Up-Front Girls
- [2011–] R no Housoku (Ｒの法則)
- [2009.10.03-2010.03.27] Shugo Chara! Party (しゅごキャラ パーティー!) (as host Amulet Spade)
-  Mano Erina - Haru no Arashi (春の嵐) (as back dancer)
-  Mano Erina - Onegai Dakara... (お願いだから・・) (as back dancer)
-  Mano Erina - Genkimono de Ikou! (元気者で行こう!) (as back dancer)
-  Yuusha Yoshihiko to Maou no Shiro (勇者ヨシヒコと魔王の城)
-  Suugaku♥Joshi Gakuen (数学♥女子学園)
- [2008.09.13-15] Tsunku THEATER dai 6 dan "Aa joshi gassho bu ~Eiko no kake ra 2008~" (つんく♂THEATER第6弾 「あぁ 女子合唱部 〜栄光のかけら2008〜」)
- [2009.08.13-23] Shugo Chara! (しゅごキャラ!) (as Chika)
- [2007.11.21] °C-ute Cutie Circuit 2007 ~MAGICAL CUTIE TOUR~
- [2012.06.10] Haikei shiryoshu 1 gakko kyoshitsu (Manga x anime kore 1 satsu!) (背景資料集1 学校・教室 (マンガ×アニメ これ1冊!)) (Sato Ayano, Saho Akari, Sekine Azusa, Arai Manami)
- Eats rice for breakfast.
- Has a habit of touching her neck.
- Her favorite spot is her room.
- She believes in ghosts and haunted houses.
- While in Shugo Chara Egg!, she was Amulet Spade.
- She is the only member of the original Shugo Chara Egg! that did not become a member of S/mileage.
- She is the only orginal Shugo Chara Egg! that didn't become a Lilpri member.
- She replaced Tanaka Reina in Aa!.
- She is the only member of the 2009 revival units who did not debut in Hello! Project either before or after.
- She was good friends with Maeda Yuuka.
- She had been in the most groups out of all the girls in Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- She is the only second generation member of Up Up Girls (Kari).
- Her official Up Up Girls (Kari) color is yellow.
- She is a Black Belt in Karate.
- She has received the most training in Hello Pro Egg.
- She was the last remaining original Hello Pro Egg.
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