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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 COVID-19. The rescheduled shows were later also cancelled.
On October 3, her new radio show Music Palette♪ began airing on TBS Radio.
On December 29, it was announced that Miyazaki Yuka would be absent from Hello! Project Year-End Party 2020 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO!~ and all other year-end activities. She had come into close contact with Iikubo Haruna, who was infected with COVID-19, and would be self-isolating at home during this time to prevent the spread of the virus. Miyazaki had tested negative for COVID-19, and showed no signs of symptoms. On January 7, 2021, she announced that she will be resuming activities.
On October 16, she hosted an event titled "Miyazaki Yuka Fanclub Event 2021 ~Halloween yukanya~", featuring two shows at LANDMARK HALL.
On March 25, she will be the MC at SKAPON FES! where OCHA NORMA will perform. SKAPON FES! is the first joint event project of SKY PerfecTV!'s "SKY PerfecTV! Idol Fes!" and TV Asahi's "Roppongi Idol Festival".
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.
- 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
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 160 cm (5 ft 2.9 in)?
- 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:
- NEXT YOU Color:
- Light Purple
- Audition Song: "Planetarium" by Otsuka Ai
- Hello! Project groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- SYS (2015)
- Other Groups:
- Main article: Miyazaki Yuka/Discography
- [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
- Main article: Miyazaki Yuka/Publications
- [2016.04.02] Miyazaki Yuka Mini Photobook "Greeting -Photobook-"
- [2016.09.24] Miyazaki Yuka
- [2019.05.22] Tsunagu
-  Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty
-  Time Repeat ~Towa ni Kimi wo Omou~
-  Okusuri no Kusuri (お薬のクスリ)
-  JK Ninja Girls (cameo)
- [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)
-  Budokan
- [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♪
- [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
-  ℃-ute - To Tomorrow (as a back-up dancer)
-  Horiuchi Takao - Minna Shounen Datta
-  ANGERME - Koi wa Accha Accha ("Koushiki Accha Accha Ouentai" PV)
|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
- J.P ROOM Profile
- Juice=Juice Profile (archived)
- Juice=Juice Official Blog (inactive)
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Profile (archived)