Goto Sayaka (後藤咲香) is a former member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei under Hello! Project. She was introduced on December 10, 2017 at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 12gatsu ~Conti→New!~ but withdrew two months later on February 9, 2018. Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of the Oita local idol group SPATIO.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Goto Sayaka, SPATIO

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Goto Sayaka was born on August 31, 2003 in Oita, Japan.

2017[edit | edit source]

On April 2, Goto debuted as an 8th generation member of the Oita-based local idol group SPATIO. She graduated from the group on November 3.[1]

Over the summer, Goto participated in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition for a chance to join Hello! Project in commemoration of its 20th anniversary and made it to the finals alongside seven others before it was ultimately decided that no one would pass the audition.[2][3]

Following the audition, Goto accepted an invitation to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei and she was introduced alongside six other finalists at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 12gatsu ~Conti→New!~ show on December 10.[4]

2018[edit | edit source]

On February 9, it was announced that Goto had requested to end her training, therefore leaving Hello Pro Kenshuusei and Hello! Project before she ever performed a full show on stage.[5]

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Education

As of April 2020, Goto is in her second year of high school.

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Name: Goto Sayaka (後藤咲香)
  • Nickname: Saaya (さあや)
  • Birthdate: August 31, 2003 (2003-08-31) (age 17)
  • Birthplace: Oita, Japan
  • Height: 158cm
  • Western Zodiac: Virgo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Goat
  • Hello! Project Status:
  • UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
    • 2017-12-04: Member
    • 2018-02-09: Left
  • SPATIO Member Color: Purple Colorball.png Purple
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Other Groups:
    • SPATIO (2017)

  • Specialty: 8-dan in calligraphy
  • Hobbies: Dancing, collecting idol goods
  • Favorite Food: Fermented vegetables
  • Charm Point: Her long legs
  • Looks Up To: Sayashi Riho, Makino Maria

Works[edit | edit source]

Internet[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She's a fan of Keyakizaka46 and TWICE.
  • She was the first Hello! Project member from Oita prefecture.
  • It took at least 4 hours for her to travel from Oita to Osaka for lessons.
  • She had the second quickest withdrawal from Hello Pro Kenshuusei after Sezaki Azusa, similarly both Sezaki and Goto only participated in their introductory concerts.
  • She shares the same last name with former Morning Musume member Goto Maki, and THE Possible member Goto Yuki.

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "さあやspatio卒業のお知らせ" (in Japanese). SPATIO Official Website. 2017-10-16.
  2. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #1. AbemaTV. 2017-11-13.
  3. Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ Episode #6. AbemaTV. 2017-12-04.
  4. "ハロプロ研修生に新メンバーが加入!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2017-12-11.
  5. "Hello! Project 研修生発表会 2018 3月 〜さくら〜" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2018-02-09.
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