Satoyoshi Utano (里吉うたの) is a Japanese idol under Hello! Project as a member of the group BEYOOOOONDS.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Satoyoshi Utano, August 2019

Satoyoshi Utano, August 2019

Satoyoshi Utano, April 2019

Satoyoshi Utano, December 2018

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Satoyoshi Utano was born on September 22, 2000 in Tokyo, Japan.

Before joining Hello! Project, Satoyoshi was enrolled in the dance studio ARKSTAR.[1][2]

2014[edit | edit source]

In March, Satoyoshi and her crew Cheerful were declared as overall champion in the 'POP CORN KIDS DANCE CONTEST' Junior High School Division. It was organized by iCECREAM inc.[3]

2015[edit | edit source]

In June, Satoyoshi and her crew minnatomodachi finished 5th in the Soulm8 CREW BATTLE, a dance contest organized by Soulm8.[4]

In December, Satoyoshi finished 7th in iCECREAM inc.'s POP CORN KIDS DANCE CONTEST U-15 SOLO Division.[5]

2017[edit | edit source]

In August, Satoyoshi joined the Kichijoji Theatre drama club and performed in the 15-minute play Harumachi Sumire, which was her first time ever doing theater.[6][7]

2018[edit | edit source]

Through ARKSTAR she was cast as a dancer in the Miyakono Buyou Gakuen theatrical production of Brothers Scream which was held on March 21 at Kameari Lirio Hall.[8][9]

On December 3, during the BEYOOOOONDS Ouen Kikaku FC Event 2018 ~Fuyu no Jin ZIN~ at Yamano Hall, Satoyoshi was revealed alongside Hirai Miyo and Kobayashi Honoka as the three winners of the Hello! Project "ONLY YOU" Audition.[10] They would be part of BEYOOOOONDS together with CHICA#TETSU and Ame no Mori Kawa Umi.[11]

2019[edit | edit source]

In the middle of the Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2019 WINTER concert on February 23, Satoyoshi suffered an ankle sprain. She was examined by a doctor the next day and was instructed to take a break from all scheduled activities up to March 5 in order to rest.[12] As of March 8, she has started dancing again.[13]

In June, Satoyoshi joined the Hello! Project Station Dance Club alongside Hirai Miyo.[14]

On September 20, she celebrated her 19th birthday in a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS Satoyoshi Utano Birthday Event 2019 at Square Ebara Hiratsuka Hall.

2020[edit | edit source]

On September 22, she celebrated her 20th birthday in a fanclub event titled BEYOOOOONDS Satoyoshi Utano Birthday Event 2020 with two shows at Square Ebara Hiratsuka Hall.[15] In compliance with government policy, cheering, crowding, standing, and closeness in the venue were prohibited, and wearing masks were required to enter.

On October 22, she made a guest appearance in the first episode of the drama Kasouken no Onna season 20. She played the role of a high school girl who died while hiking in the mountains.[16] The drama is a personal favorite of hers, and she became a trending topic on Twitter in Japan when her appearance was announced.[17]

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

She has an older sister.[18] Her family has a male dog named Omochi-kun who is 3 years old as of January 2019.[19]

When Satoyoshi joined BEYOOOOONDS, she was in her third year of high school.[20] She graduated from high school on March 9, 2019.[21]

The following list are notable friendships Satoyoshi Utano has acquired:

Here is a list of nicknames that was used to refer to Satoyoshi Utano:

Profile[edit | edit source]

  • Special Skills: Dance, tea ceremony
  • Hobbies: Making accessories, watching animal videos, dance improvisation such as coming up with original choreography
  • Favorite Music Genres: Pop, Western, Disney show music
  • Favorite Sport: Watching figure skating
  • Motto: "Yumemiru koto ga dekireba, sore wa jitsugen dekiru" (夢見ることができれば、それは実現できる; If you can dream it, you can do it)
  • Favorite Hello! Project songs: Fuwari, Koi Dokei, Borderline, Maji Good Chance Summer
  • Looks Up To: Nakanishi Kana, Oda Sakura[26]

Publications[edit | edit source]

See also: List:Satoyoshi Utano Publications Featured In

Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]

Works[edit | edit source]

Theater[edit | edit source]

Fushigi no Kuni no Alice TachiReborn ~13nin no Tamashii wa Kami-sama no Yume wo Miru~Arabeyooooonds Nights

TV Dramas[edit | edit source]

  • [2020] Kasouken no Onna season 20 (科捜研の女season20) (1 episode)

TV Programs[edit | edit source]

Internet[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "ARKSTAR@ 2014.05.03 ARTERICTIVE" (in Japanese). ARK MANIA (via YouTube). 2014-06-05.
  2. "第7回ARKSTAR公演 『愛香の選択』" (in Japanese). Dews.
  3. "2014.3.28 東京 POP CORN KIDS CONTEST  中学生部門 結果" (in Japanese). ICECREAM. 2014-03-28.
  4. "【結果】6/7クルーバトル" (in Japanese). Soulm8 Official Blog. 2015-06-07.
  5. "2015/12/13  POP CORN【結果】U-15 SOLO部門" (in Japanese). ICECREAM. 2015-12-13.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "【部員紹介】里吉 うたの" (in Japanese). Kichijoji Theatre Engekibu. 2017-08-12.
  7. "Mrs. fictions『15 Minutes Made Anniversary』" (in Japanese). Kichijoji Theatre.
  8. "情報リリース第二弾!" (in Japanese). Brothers Scream Ameba Blog. 2017-10-16.
  9. "キャスト紹介 〜里吉うたの〜" (in Japanese). Brothers Scream Ameba Blog. 2017-11-02. (Archived)
  10. "BEYOOOOONDS 加入メンバー決定!" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-12-03.
  11. "新グループ、グループ名決定のお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2018-10-19.
  12. "BEYOOOOONDS 里吉うたのに関してのお知らせ" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. 2019-02-25.
  13. Satoyoshi Utano. "66*ダンスレッスン!! 里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-03-08.
  14. Satoyoshi Utano. "243*終わっちゃった~!!!!!里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-09-01.
  15. "★ファンクラブ会員限定イベント★「BEYOOOOONDS 里吉うたのバースデーイベント2020」開催決定!" (in Japanese). UP-FC. 2020-08-20.
  19. Satoyoshi Utano. "2*NEW AGE! 里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-01-03.
  20. Nishida Shiori. "12人のBEYOOOOONDS!西田汐里" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
  21. Satoyoshi Utano. "67*卒業しました!! 里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-03-09.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "3*ニックネーム♪ 里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-01-03.
  23. Hirai Miyo. "2人について✨ 平井美葉" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2019-01-04.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Ichioka Reina. "加入メンバー紹介last♡ 一岡伶奈" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU. 2018-12-13.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "BEYOOOOONDS FCイベント2018 ~冬の陣ZIN ~" (in Japanese). Suzuki Keita Official Blog. 2018-12-03.
  26. 26.0 26.1 Nishida Shiori. "尊敬する先輩。西田汐里" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Official Blog. 2018-12-13.
  27. Satoyoshi Utano. "416*共感覚って知っていますか?? 里吉うたの" (in Japanese). BEYOOOOONDS Official Blog. 2020-02-21.

External Links[edit | edit source]

BEYOOOOONDS / CHICA#TETSU Ichioka Reina (Leader) | Shimakura Rika | Nishida Shiori | Eguchi Saya
Kawa Umi
Takase Kurumi (Leader) | Maeda Kokoro | Yamazaki Yuhane | Okamura Minami | Kiyono Momohime
BEYOOOOONDS Hirai Miyo | Kobayashi Honoka | Satoyoshi Utano

Major Singles 1. Megane no Otoko no Ko / Nippon no D・N・A! / Go Waist
Other Singles Collaborations: YEAH YEAH YEAH / Akogare no Stress-free / Hana, Takenawa no Toki
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