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Iwashima Manami (岩嶋雅奈未) is a former Japanese pop singer and idol, once managed by UP-FRONT KANSAI. She was part of the group HAPPY! STYLE and part of Hello Pro Kansai as a member of SI☆NA. She left the agency following the disbandment of SI☆NA on April 17, 2011.

Afterwards, she released a solo single in 2012, but retired from the entertainment industry on February 26, 2013.

BiographyEdit

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Iwashima Manami, December 2010

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Iwashima Manami, December 2008

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Iwashima Manami, May 2008

2005Edit

In 2005, she participated in the Morning Musume Audition 2005 for Morning Musume's 7th generation, but failed to pass.

In October, it was announced that Iwashima Manami, Abe Asami, Nakayama Nana, and Suma Ai passed the "2005 Hello! Pro Kansai Auditions", and would join Hello Pro Kansai as trainees.

2006Edit

On August 25, she and the other winners from the Kansai auditions made their first public appearance, opening a ℃-ute event by performing three Hello! Project songs. They were first announced on "Hello! Pro Yanen" on the August 11.

2008Edit

In April 12, it was announced that Abe, Iwashima, Nakayama, and Suma have "graduated" as trainees, and would form their own unit, SI☆NA. Later that year, She joined UP-FRONT STYLE's umbrella group HAPPY! STYLE along with the other SI☆NA members.

2011Edit

On April 17, SI☆NA disbanded and she subsequently left UP-FRONT KANSAI and HAPPY! STYLE.

2012Edit

On December 17, she released her first solo single.

2013Edit

On February 26, she announced that she had retired from the entertainment industry.

ProfileEdit

  • Name: Iwashima Manami (岩嶋雅奈未)
  • Nickname: manami
  • Birthdate: December 17, 1989 (1989-12-17) (age 30)
  • Birth Place: Osaka, Japan
  • Blood Type: B
  • Western Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Eastern Zodiac: Snake
  • Hello Pro Kansai Status:
    • 2006-08-11: Member
    • 2011-04-17: Graduated
  • UP-FRONT KANSAI Status:
    • 2006-08-11: Member
    • 2011-04-17: Graduated
  • Groups:

  • Hobby: Reading mobile phone novels
  • Specialty: Taiko no Tatsujin
  • Favorite Food: Mozuku, celery, manju
  • Likes: Kotatsu
  • Looks Up To: Goto Maki

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • She participated in the Morning Musume Audition 2005 for Morning Musume's 7th generation, but failed to pass.
  • Her motto is "practice makes perfect".
  • She thinks her charm point is the mole near her mouth.
  • She was in the swimming club in Junior High
  • She is married and has a daughter named Miu.

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