Nagasawa Wakana (長澤和奏) is a former Japanese idol. She is a former member and sub-leader of seeDream under Label The Garden, a former member of Sakura Girls under Office Zan and a former member of Hello Pro Egg under Hello! Project.

She was first introduced as a member of Hello Pro Egg at the 2010 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 3gatsu ~Yokohama GOLD!~ concert, and withdrew from the program in September 2011.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Nagasawa Wakana, 2013

Nagasawa Wakana, 2012

Nagasawa Wakana, May 2012

Nagasawa Wakana, July 2011

Nagasawa Wakana, June 2010

2010[edit | edit source]

Nagasawa joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Egg, a program in which young girls train in hopes that one day they will debut into idols.

Her first time performing was on May 2, 2010 during the second day of the Golden Week events "Hello! Project Presents ~ Hello☆Fest in Odaiba Gurume Park".

2011[edit | edit source]

Nagasawa auditioned for S/mileage's 2nd generation, but failed. Following the auditions, Nagasawa withdrew from Hello! Project and Hello Pro Egg in September. Her last performance as a member was on September 11, 2011 at Hello Pro Egg 2011 Happyoukai ~9gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~. She then pursued a career in acting and as an idol. Her profile was soon discovered on Office Zan, an agency that mainly specializes in acting.

2012[edit | edit source]

It was revealed that Nagasawa would be joining a new idol group, Sakura Girls, under Office Zan.

In October 2012, Nagasawa announced her first solo gravure image DVD, titled "Sora no Kanata e", it was released on November 23, 2012.

2015[edit | edit source]

In summer 2015, Nagasawa participated in the "Columbia Idol Audition" in hopes of joining a new idol label called "Label The Garden", although she was not chosen, her sister Yoshiho passed and became a first generation member of SeeDream, later debuting as a member of Flower Notes.

2017-2018: seeDream[edit | edit source]

On April 22, 2017, it was announced that both Wakana and her sister Nanako joined Label The Garden as third generation members of the trainee group seeDream.

On March 4, 2018, it was announced that the Nagasawa Wakana and Nanako will be graduating from seeDream on April 28. The decision comes after the middle sister, Yoshiho, announced her departure from Flower Notes.

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Name: Nagasawa Wakana (長澤和奏)
  • Nicknames: Wakanya (わかにゃ), Nagasaa (ながさー),
  • Birthday: November 8, 1996 (1996-11-08) (age 23)
  • Birthplace: Iwate Prefecture, Japan
  • Blood type: A
  • Height: 162cm
  • Measurements: B80cm, W59cm, H58cm
  • Western Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Eastern Zodiac: Rat
  • Hello! Project Status:
  • UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
  • Sakura Girls Color: Red Colorball.png Red[1]
  • Hello! Project groups:
  • Other groups:
    • Sakura Girls (2012-2014)
    • seeDream (2017-2018)

  • Hobbies: Watching anime, reading manga, baking, cooking
  • Favorite Color: Pink, black, white
  • Favorite Word: "Arigatou" (Thank You)
  • Favorite Animal: Dog, Cat, Rabbit
  • Favorite Manga: Bleach, Youko x Boku, Gintama, Hiyokoi, Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Favorite Food: Macaroons, Wagashi
  • Least Favorite Food: Spicy Foods, Raw vegetables
  • Favorite Music Genres: Jpop, Rock, Visual Kei
  • Favorite Bands: SuG, ViViD, Golden Bomber, Sid, DIAURA.
  • Looks up to: Kikkawa Yuu, Sainen Mia, Maeda Irori, Ueto Aya, Igawa Haruka, Otake Shinobi

Discography[edit | edit source]

Solo DVDs[edit | edit source]

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Singles Participated In[edit | edit source]

SAKURA Girls
  • YOU & I LONDON

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She is the great-great granddaughter of Kokubun Kenkichi, the first elected governor of Iwate Prefecture.
  • She is the oldest of three sisters in her family. Prior to the sisters joining Label The Garden, her sister Yoshiho was also under Office Zan with Wakana.
  • She wants to go to Paris.
  • She compares herself to a cat or rabbit, and she thinks she was a rabbit in a past life.
  • If she could be reborn, she'd like to be human again.
  • Her favorite brand is Liz Lisa.
  • Her favorite music genres are Jpop, Rock, and Visual Kei.
  • Her favorite type of man is cool, gentle, and interesting.
  • Considers her advantages looking serious, and being generous.
  • Her essentials are her phone, music player, lip balm and gum.

See Also[edit | edit source]

Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]

Honorary titles

Preceded by
Saho Akari

Oldest Member of Hello Pro Egg
April 2011 - September 2011

Succeeded by
Takagi Sayuki

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

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30th Generation

Hiromoto Ruri | Hashida Honoka | Nishizaki Miku | Hirayama Yuki | Kitahara Momo | Ebata Kisaki | Yofuu Runo | Murakoshi Ayana | Uemura Hasumi

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6th Generation Sezaki Azusa | Sato Ayano
7th Generation Hirano Tomomi | Katsuta Rina
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9th Generation Tanabe Nanami
10th Generation Kizawa Runa | Nagasawa Wakana | Kudo Haruka
11th Generation Yoshihashi Kurumi | Hamaura Ayano | Taguchi Natsumi
12th Generation Otsuka Aina | Mogi Minami | Ogawa Rena
13th Generation Yamaga Kanae | Oda Sakura
14th Generation Kosuga Fuyuka | Uemura Akari
15th Generation Okamura Rise | Murota Mizuki
16th Generation Yamagishi Riko | Nomura Minami
17th Generation Kanazawa Tomoko | Ichioka Reina | Kaga Kaede | Kishimoto Yumeno | Makino Maria | Wada Sakurako
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19th Generation Tanaka Karen | Inaba Manaka | Mikame Kana | Fujii Rio | Mashiro Kana | Inoue Hikaru
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Discography
Indies Singles 1. Kanojo ni Naritai!!! | 2. Ten Made Nobore! | 3. Oheso no Kuni Kara Konnichiwa / Ten Made Nobore! (DVD single)
Soundtrack Singles Karen na Gasshoudan
Campaign Singles Sora ga Aru | Mottainai Baasan Ondo
Albums 1. ① Let's say "Hello!" | 2. Rainbow×2
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Shinjin Kouen Concerts

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(within UP-FRONT)
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Associated Acts v-u-den | Little Gatas | ℃-ute | Mix Gatas | Morning Musume | Ongaku Gatas | Gatas Brilhantes H.P. | MilkyWay | High-King | Aa! | Shin Minimoni | Reborn Eleven | Jurin | Country Girls
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