Miyazaki Yuka (宮崎由加) is a Japanese talent and former idol. She was the leader of the Hello! Project group Juice=Juice and a former member of the SATOYAMA movement unit GREEN FIELDS. She graduated from Juice=Juice and Hello! Project on June 17, 2019.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Works
- 7 Trivia
- 8 See Also
- 9 Honorary Titles
- 10 References
- 11 External Links
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Miyazaki Yuka was born on April 2, 1994 in Ishikawa, Japan.
She started playing the piano at the age of 5 and continued learning until age 15.
2011[edit | edit source]
In 2011, Miyazaki participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! audition and made it to the finals, but she was not chosen to be in the group. During this time, she also auditioned for the Morning Musume 10ki Member "Genki Jirushi" Audition, but she did not make it to the fourth round.
2012[edit | edit source]
On March 25, Miyazaki participated in the Dai 2 Kai Forest Award NEW FACE Audition, performing Otsuka Ai's "Planetarium". Despite not getting placed, she received the Samantha Thavasa Award, also known as the Promotional Award. After winning the award, she received bi-weekly lessons in Tokyo.
In the summer, she was seen auditioning for the 11th generation of Morning Musume, but did not make the finals.
On October 28, GREEN FIELDS made their first stage performances at Morning Musume Tanjou 15 Shuunen Kinen Concert Tour 2012 Aki ~Colorful Character~. This was also Miyazaki's first stage performance as well.
2013[edit | edit source]
On February 3, during the Hello! Project Tanjou 15 Shuunen Kinen Live 2013 Fuyu ~Bravo!~ concert in Fukuoka, it was announced that Miyazaki would debut in a new Hello! Project group, which was later named Juice=Juice, alongside Hello Pro Kenshuusei members Kanazawa Tomoko, Takagi Sayuki, Otsuka Aina, Miyamoto Karin and Uemura Akari. Tsunku's comment regarding Miyazaki was:
- "Although she's not part of the current Kenshuusei roster, she was one of the finalist in the 10th generation Morning Musume audition and the S/mileage new members recruitment. She's currently a part of the SATOYAMA movement unit GREEN FIELDS and after seeing her accomplishments there I decided to add her in this new group."
Since joining Juice=Juice, she performed with the group at various Hello Pro Kenshuusei events and participated as a MC.
On March 2 and 3, Miyazaki participated in Forest For Rest ~SATOYAMA e Ikou~ SATOYAMA movement in YOKOHAMA along with other Hello! Project and UP-FRONT GROUP talent.
On June 13, it was announced that Miyazaki would be the leader of Juice=Juice.
2014[edit | edit source]
On February 24, Miyazaki's first solo e-Hello! DVD, Greeting ~Miyazaki Yuka~, was announced. It was released on April 18.
On April 15, Miyazaki and Takagi Sayuki held a joint birthday event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka・Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2014, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
2015[edit | edit source]
On February 12, Miyazaki held a talk event at the Hello! Project Official Shop in Akihabara.
On April 2, Miyazaki celebrated her 21st birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday Event 2015, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
2016[edit | edit source]
On February 9, it was announced that Miyazaki injured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her right foot, which took up to three weeks to heal and limited her to performing from a chair during that time.
On April 4, Miyazaki celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday Event 2016, featuring three shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
2017[edit | edit source]
On February 9, it was announced that Miyazaki would be a model in the evelyn 2017 SS Catalog.
On April 2, Miyazaki celebrated her 23rd birthday at an event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday Event 2017, featuring two shows at TFT Hall 1000.
On April 13, Miyazaki announced she would appear as a catalog model for evelyn once again, and she and the store collaborated for the first time to design clothes. The collaborative dresses were sold online from April 14 and in-stores from April 22. She also held storefront events on May 4 in Umeda and May 5 in Harajuku.
2018[edit | edit source]
On April 2, Miyazaki celebrated her 24th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday Event 2018, featuring one show at Differ Ariake.
2019[edit | edit source]
On January 25, she was announced as a model for Án MILLE's 2019 SS Collection catalog.
On April 10, she celebrated her 25th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday Event 2019, featuring two shows at Shinagawa Stellar Ball.
On June 16, Miyazaki had her last broadcast as a host for the Hello! SATOYAMA&SATOUMI Club radio show.
Miyazaki graduated from Juice=Juice and Hello! Project on June 17 in the Hello Pro Premium Juice=Juice CONCERT TOUR 2019 ~JuiceFull!!!!!!!~ FINAL Miyazaki Yuka Sotsugyou Special at Nippon Budokan.
On July 16, she was announced as the model for Án MILLE's 2019 AW catalog.
On September 20, she opened an official Twitter account.
On December 7, she held the Miyazaki Yuka FC Event 2019 ~Minna! Hantoshi Buri!!~, her first M-line club event, which featured three shows at Shibuya SHIDAX Culture Hall.
On December 31, she appeared as a special guest MC at Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2019 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ alongside Kudo Haruka.
2020[edit | edit source]
On April 1, she announced that she would be producing the Summer 2020 collection for the fashion brand ADIRA.
On April 2, she was set to celebrate her 26th birthday at a fanclub event titled Miyazaki Yuka BD Event 2020, featuring two shows at CLUB CITTA'. Both shows were later postponed to June 22, 2020 in consideration of a new policy established by the government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The rescheduled shows were later also cancelled.
On October 3, her new radio show Music Palette♪ began airing on TBS Radio.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Miyazaki has an older brother and a younger sister. She also has dogs named Kuu-chan and Milk.
When Miyazaki debuted as a member of GREEN FIELDS in October 2012, she was a third year high school student. In April 2013, she began university, but dropped out in March 2014 to focus on Juice=Juice.
Miyazaki's given name Yuka was chosen for its stroke count.
Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Miyazaki Yuka:
- Yukanyan (ゆかにゃん): Official nickname, given her since joining Juice=Juice. Used by members and fans.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Miyazaki Yuka (宮崎由加)
- Nicknames: Yukanyan (ゆかにゃん), Yuka (ゆか), Zaki-chan, Miyayu (みやゆ), Yun (ゆん), Yukarin (ゆかりん), Yuka-chan (ゆかちゃん)
- Birthdate: April 2, 1994
- Birthplace: Ishikawa, Japan
- Bloodtype: O
- Height: 160cm
- Western Zodiac: Aries
- Eastern Zodiac: Dog
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2013-02-03: Member
- 2019-06-17: Graduated
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- Years in Juice=Juice: 6 Years
- Official Kaomoji: jjj ´_｀jj
- Juice=Juice Fruit (Member Color): Peach
- NEXT YOU Color: Light Purple
- Audition Song: "Planetarium" by Otsuka Ai
- Hello! Project groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- SYS (2015)
- Other Groups:
- Hobbies: Looking at Illustrated Encyclopedias of the Universe, Becoming blank
- Specialty: Baseball Announcements, Piano
- Strong Point: Can quickly understand other people's feelings
- Weak Point: Weak at memorizing something
- Favorite Colors: pastel color, especially pink pastel
- Favorite Subject: Math
- Scared of: Ghosts, Roller coasters
- Favorite manga: One Piece
- Favorite character: My Melody Kikilala.
- Favorite Animal: Dogs
- Favorite Food: Mushrooms, Konyaku ice cream, Caramel popcorn, Konjac, Freeze-dried Tofu
- Least Favorite Food: Apple pie
- Favorite drink: Ishikawa prefecture's citrus cider.
- Favorite Clothes Line: dazzlin, titty & co., Jouetie
- Likes: Flat shoes, piercings, pastel colors
- Looks Up To: Michishige Sayumi, Yajima Maimi
- Favorite Hello! Project Song: Sakura Chirari
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo DVDs[edit | edit source]
- [2014.04.18] Greeting ~Miyazaki Yuka~ (e-Hello! DVD)
- [2016.04.02] Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka Birthday DVD 2016
- [2019.06.17] Miyazaki Yuka Sotsugyou Memorial
Publications[edit | edit source]
Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]
- [2016.04.02] Miyazaki Yuka Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-"
- [2016.09.24] Miyazaki Yuka
- [2019.05.22] Tsunagu
Works[edit | edit source]
Theater[edit | edit source]
-  Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty
-  Time Repeat ~Towa ni Kimi wo Omou~
-  Okusuri no Kusuri (お薬のクスリ)
Movies[edit | edit source]
-  JK Ninja Girls (cameo)
TV Programs[edit | edit source]
- [2014-2019] The Girls Live
-  AI・DOL PROJECT
- [2019-] Tonari no Telekin-chan (となりのテレ金ちゃん) (semi-regular)
- [2020-] Furusato no Mirai (regular)
TV Dramas[edit | edit source]
-  Budokan
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [2013.10.03-2019.06.11] We are Juice=Juice
- [2014.04.05-2019.06.16] Hello! SATOYAMA&SATOUMI Club
- [2020.01.03–] Miyazaki Yuka no Pinky Friday (宮崎由加のPinky Friday)
- [2020.10.03-] Music Palette♪
Internet[edit | edit source]
- [2013–2019] Hello! Project Station
- [2014–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–] tiny tiny
- [2018–] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
-  Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello! Anison Bu
Music Videos[edit | edit source]
-  ℃-ute - To Tomorrow (as a back-up dancer)
-  Horiuchi Takao - Minna Shounen Datta
-  ANGERME - Koi wa Accha Accha ("Koushiki Accha Accha Ouentai" PV)
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- She is currently the only Hello! Project member from Ishikawa, Japan.
- If she could join another group for a day, she'd join ANGERME.
- In the past, she made baseball announcements.
- She was the only Juice=Juice member not from Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- She was extremely nervous during the filming of the "Boys be ambitious!" music video, but relaxed after talking with Mitsui Aika and Shimizu Saki.
- She'd like to go to France and see the Louvre Art museum. She'd also like to go to the South Pole.
- She likes flat shoes because she believes it's dangerous wearing high heels, as you might fall.
- She thinks people who have piercings are 'stylish.' However, she's too scared to get piercings herself.
- She uses La Sana, a hair essence, to make her hair smooth.
- When asked by fans what made her audition for Hello! Project, she replied: "I watched Michishige Sayumi-san appear on TV often, and remembered that when I was little I was a huge fan to the extent I collected lots of cards. People also bought lots of DVDs with Morning Musume-san MVs in them, so that’s how I got to love Morning Musume-san."
- She has said herself that she has very bad eyesight, thus is almost always wearing contacts.
- She says that when she, Miyamoto Karin and Uemura Akari all went to get a photo together, she was meant to go first, but was too scared to so Miyamoto went first instead.
- She was born on the same day as Bitter & Sweet member Hasegawa Moemi.
- Compared to the other members of Juice=Juice, she’s mellow.
- She likes Pokopan (a cell phone game).
- She thinks she can't beat Nakanishi Kana's braiding.
- Taguchi Natsumi has confessed to Miyazaki that she likes her, and Miyazaki thinks Taguchi is cute.
- According to Kanazawa Tomoko, she is a "rather strange" person and carries 5 eyeliners in her purse.
- She often yells, “Heeeey! What’re you DOOOING! Hurry it up!” but she is definitely not angry.
- Bitter & Sweet's Tasaki Asahi, who was discovered in the same Forest Award NEW FACE Audition as Miyazaki, wrote an original song for her titled "Kimi ga Suki" in honor of her graduation from Juice=Juice and Hello! Project, which she posted a clip of on Twitter.
- She has the same last name as Lovelys member Miyzaki Rio.
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Gallery:Miyazaki Yuka
- List:Miyazaki Yuka Discography Featured In
- List:Miyazaki Yuka Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Miyazaki Yuka Publications Featured In
- List:Miyazaki Yuka Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]
|Oldest member of Juice=Juice
February 3, 2013 – June 17, 2019
|Leader of Juice=Juice
June 13, 2013 – June 17, 2019
|Oldest member of Hello! Project
June 30, 2017 - June 17, 2019
References[edit | edit source]
- "Juice=Juiceメジャーデビュー決定のお知らせ！" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2013-06-13.
- "【SATOYAMA movement 新ユニット発表！及び CDリリースのお知らせ】" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2012-07-16 (update 2012-10-16).
- "Juice=Juice 宮崎由加からのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project Station (via YouTube). 2018-12-21.
- "Juice=Juice宮崎由加 卒業に関するお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-12-21.
- Miyazaki Yuka. "十一 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2019-02-13.
- "【イベントレポート】宮崎由加、武道館で卒業「弱気な私を、Juice=Juiceが強くしてくれました」" (in Japanese). Pop'n'Roll. 2019-6-17.
- "宮崎由加 プロフィール" (in Japanese). UP-FRONT PROMOTION.
- "ハロプロ研修生新ユニットに関して" (in Japanese). Tsunku Official Blog. 2013-02-25.
- "グランプリはライブ初体験の16歳女子高生。アップフロント音楽オーディション" (in Japanese). ORICON STYLE. 2012-03-27.
- "『FOREST AWARDオーディション』入賞・宮崎由加インタビュー「昨年の今頃は今の状況は想像もできませんでした！」" (in Japanese). De☆View by Oricon. 2012-12-07.
- Hello! SATOYAMA Life. Season 1, Episode 19. TV TOKYO. 2013-10-11.
- "【ライブレポート】GREEN FIELDSとハーベスト、モーニング娘。のツアーでお披露目" (in Japanese). BARKS. 2010-10-28.
- "昨日！今日！宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2013-10-29.
- "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.
- "ハロプロ新ユニット結成へ！つんく♂明かす 研修生など６人で“第１弾”" (in Japanese). Sponichi Annex. 2013-02-03.
- "Juice=Juice 宮崎由加に関してのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2016-02-09.
- "嬉しいお知らせ！！ 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-04-13.
- "詳細と私の想い 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2017-04-14.
- "堀内孝雄『みんな少年だった』(Takao Horiuchi [Everyone was once a boy.])(MV)" (in Japanese). UP-FRONT Channel (via YouTube). 2018-08-16.
- "宮崎由加(Juice=Juice)セカンド写真集「繋」発売決定！！" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-04-18.
- "宮崎由加SNS更新中！" (in Japanese). J.P ROOM. 2019-07-04.
- "宮崎由加 M-line club 加入のお知らせ" (in Japanese). M-line club official site. 2019-07-10.
- "舞台『お薬のクスリ』出演！FC先行のお知らせ" (in Japanese). J.P ROOM. 2019-08-06.
- "【更新】舞台『お薬のクスリ』出演！" (in Japanese). UP-FRONT CREATE. 2019-08-06.
- "「Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2019」FC先行受付のお知らせ" (in Japanese). 2019-11-01.
- "4月2日(木) 『宮崎由加BDイベント2020』開催延期及び振替公演のお知らせ" (in Japanese). M-line club. 2020-03-24.
- "「宮崎由加BDイベント2020」６月22日（月）振替公演中止についてのお知らせ" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2020-04-21.
- Uemura Akari. ""由加family☆ 植村あかり" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2013-10-22.
- Pocket Morning. 2016-11-21. (Translation by Ro-kun)
- "宮崎由加＊はじまりました" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2013.04.24.
- Pocket Morning. 2013-11-04. (Translation by Ro-kun via Hello! Online)
- "痛い 宮崎由加" (in Japanese). Juice=Juice Official Blog. 2013-11-06.
External Links[edit | edit source]
- J.P ROOM Profile
- Juice=Juice Profile (archived)
- Juice=Juice Official Blog (inactive)
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Profile (archived)