Kazuha (카즈하) is a Japanese singer, rapper, ballerina, and a member of the girl group LE SSERAFIM under HYBE and Source Music.
Kazuha (LE SSERAFIM) Profile
|Stage Name||Kazuha (카즈하)|
|Birth Name||Nakamura Kazuha (中村 一葉)|
|Occupation||Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Ballerina|
|Birthday||August 9, 2003|
|Age||20 (in 2023)|
|Height||170 cm (5’7”)|
Kazuha (LE SSERAFIM) Facts:
– Kazuha was born in Kochi but lived in Osaka from childhood to mid-teens. (ages 2 to 16).
– She has been learning ballet since the age of 3.
– She attended the ballet schools, Hashimoto Sachiyo Ballet School (Osaka), Bolshoi Academy (Moscow), and Royal Ballet School (London).
– She dropped out of the Dutch National Ballet Academy.
– Kazuha is an only child and doesn’t have any siblings.
– She moved to Korea in January 2022.
– Her father likes music and was in a band before, and her mother also had experience learning dance while working in the dance club during her school days.
– Her parents initially hesitated to let her become an idol and thought it was a fraud, but they were soon convinced and thought it was the best thing for her.
– Kazuha mainly speaks the Hata-ben dialect when speaking Japanese but also mixes in some Kansai-ben.
– She used to eat croissants every day during her study abroad. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Some of her hobbies include watching YouTube videos and internet shopping.
– She said she is very interested in blending ballet and K-Pop choreography in a cool way and wants to see such a fusion-style stage.
– She sometimes gets impatient when playing games.
– She auditioned with BTS’s “Dynamite” choreography and ballet video.
– She learned how to read Korean before speaking.
– She said that her personality is “cool style.”
– Her eyesight is sharp and only wears contact lenses for aesthetic reasons.
– Her representative emoticon is 🦢 (swan).
– She attended BLACKPINK’s concert when she was still in Osaka.
– Eunchae said that Kazuha is considerate of others and puts others before herself.
– She revealed on a radio show that she still dreams in Japanese.
– She tends to ghost the most in the groupchat. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She used to turn on Korean and Japanese subtitles while watching Netflix to improve her Korean skills and says she is more comfortable talking in Korean than in English.
– Her most notable development has been how much her Korean has advanced. (Billboard)
– She started living by the motto, “Enjoying the moment is winning.” (Ray)
– She’s a fan of Gen Hoshino and dreams of collaborating with him someday.
– Her favorite LE SSERAFIM song is “Good Parts (when the quality is bad but I am).”
– She put “eat 20 fried chicken pieces” and “eat 20 cheese balls ” on her bucket list.
– Since middle school, she has been compiling a bucket list and many of the items have materialized. (Ray)
– She met her members for the first time through FaceTime.
– She is a clockwise spinner in ballet even though she is left-handed.
– She prefers crop tops over corset-tops. (Cosmopolitan)
– Her symbol color is sapphire blue.
– She revealed that her Korean teacher always had a parrot on her shoulder while teaching.
– She workouts hard whenever she has time and regrets losing her ballet-trained muscles.
– Kazuha makes a weird smiley face when she’s tired. (엘르 코리아_ELLE KOREA)
– Sakura said that her favorite member is Kazuha, as she is pretty and dances like a swan.
– When she was studying in the Netherlands, her roommate was Korean, and she used to make and eat Korean food and tteokbokki and watch Korean dramas with her.
– She is scared of bugs. (Anan Interview)
– She revealed that she felt the charm of K-Pop when she saw BLACKPINK’s “Boombaya” on Youtube and felt shocked.
– She revealed that her eyesight is growing weaker.
– Kang Juha is her Korean name.
– She is close with Sakura and said she helped her adjust to her new environment a lot.
– She can speak Japanese, Korean, and English.
– She believes that laughing and chatting with the members on a daily basis helped her korean. (billboard)
– In a vlog, it was seen that she possesses more than 10 muscle conditioning products.
– She is the sub-vocalist, rapper, and dancer in the group “LE SSERAFIM.”
– Kazuha was revealed as the fifth member of LE SSERAFIM.
– She applied for the audition with Source Music when she was studying in the Netherlands and was scouted by the company’s CEO.
– She has a training period of six months, including two months of brief training in the Netherlands.
– She took Korean classes through Zoom for 2 months before coming to Korea and Source Music’s vocal & dance trainer flew to the Netherlands and taught Kazuha the choreography, singing, and rapping of her debut song while living there.
– She appeared as a guest in the BAYFM78 radio program “Tonight, Under the Sakura Tree” in 2022 and 2023.
– In February, Kazuha was a guest on the Japanese radio program “All Night Nippon X” with other LE SSERAFIM members.
– She has also appeared on the YouTube channels “LADOR,” “MUSINSA,” “OK Beauty,” “Marie Claire,” and “ELLE.”
– She participated in the song “Fearnot (피어나) (Between you, me & the lamppost)” as a lyricist and composer.
– She has appeared in many commercials, including Etude, LADOR, and Calvin Klein.
– In 2022, she became the main model for “ETUDE,” and in 2023, she became the muse for the hair brand “LADOR.”
– Kazuha has been featured in several magazines, including “ELLE,” “Marie Clarie,” “SPUR Japan,” and “BAZAAR.”
Professional Ballet Career
– She studied ballet for 15 years and is said to have taken the most elite courses in ballet after the singer Stephanie.
– She has won and was placed first in many famous ballet competitions from 2015-2019.
– From 2018 to 2019, she performed internationally in Europe, including Finland, Poland, and Ireland.
– Kazuha lived in Amsterdam from 2020 to 2021 to pursue a degree at the Dutch National Ballet Academy in the Netherlands.
– On August 6, 2021, she performed her last ballet in Japan.
Her Unique Traits In LE SSERAFIM
– She has the most upright posture among her members.
– She is considered an all-rounder in the group.
– She is known as the “LE SSERAFIM’s Swan.”
– She is in charge of the innocent visuals in LE SSERAFIM.
– She has the shortest training period among the members.
– She lasts the longest in planks among LE SSERAFIM members.
– She has the largest hands in the group.
– Kazuha is the only member in LE SSERAFIM who has experience in horse riding.
Likes & Dislikes
– She likes to stretch frequently to stay flexible.
– She loves the Japanese YouTuber “Kemio” and also bought one of his books.
– Her favorite subject was history in school because she liked the teacher, her style, and her pretty handwriting.
– Her favorite word is “Komorebi,” which means “sunlight filtering through the leaves of the trees.
– She has a cool style and likes to wear something neat over flashy clothes.
– Her favorite Korean word is “I love you” because she is more comfortable using it than in Japanese.
– Kazuha is a huge fan of BLACKPINK, and her favorite member is Jisoo.
– Her favorite color is green.
– She loves BTS, particularly Jimin’s dancing.
– Among all ballet variations, her favorite is Esmeralda, and practiced hard and won many awards for it.
– She likes to wear jeans.
– She likes to smile and laugh a lot.
– Kazuha prefers salad over rice.
– She has had sweet and sour pork only once.
– She doesn’t like mint chocolate but can eat cold mint chocolate.
– She likes to eat dried mangoes with yogurt, and her recipe became popular with her fans.
– Her favorite food is sashimi. (Numero Tokyo Interview)
– She prefers to eat breakfast than sleep late in the morning.
– She likes to mix all the sauces before eating salad or similar foods.
– She loves Hawaiian pizza and is the only member of the group to like it.
– She likes Prinkle chicken and cheese balls.
– She is not a picky eater.
– She loves to eat yogurt.
Appearance & Nicknames
– After her debut showcase, her visuals became popular in the domestic and international pop community.
– She is nicknamed “protein ultra-high content tofu” because she is very muscular despite her innocent visuals.
– Her popular nickname is “Swan”.
– Fans think she resembles Bae Suzy, Kim Goeun, Lee Hojung, and Esom.
– Her nicknames are “Ha-chan,” “Zha,” “Kang Joo-ha,” “Seonmukkun,” “Moomin,” “Soft Tofu,” and “Eonamka.”
– She once did 82 sit-ups in 2 minutes during a show.
– She appeared in the weekly idol and succeeded in limbo 45 cm with a leg split, which is the highest record in the show’s history.
– She often gets lost and lacks a sense of direction.
– She is good at planks.
– Kazuha is skilled in the ballet variation Esmeralda.
– Despite her ballet career, she is highly praised for her ability to quickly adapt to the choreographies in the group.
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