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SWEET STEADY Members Profile & Facts

SWEET STEADY

SWEET STEADY (スイート ステディ), also known as called “Suiste” (すいすて) is an upcoming eight-member Japanese girl group managed by KAWAII LAB. The group members consist of Ayu Okuda, Yui Otoi, Natsuka Kurita, Rise Shiokawa, Nagisa Shoji, Mayumi Shiraishi, Mia Yanagawa, and Sakina Yamauchi. They are expected to debut on March 4, 2024. 

SWEET STEADY Profile

DebutN/A
Active Years2024–present
SWEET STEADY MembersAyu Okuda, Yui Otoi, Natsuka Kurita, Rise Shiokawa, Nagisa Shoji, Mayumi Shiraishi, Mia Yanagawa, Sakina Yamauchi
GenrePop / Dance
StatusPre-debut
LabelKAWAII LAB
Oldest MemberRise Shiokawa
Youngest MemberSakina Yamauchi
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameN/A

SWEET STEADY Facts:

– The group was named SWEET STEADY because they hope that the girls who are similar to a bouquet of sweet flowers will gain experience and grow in their idol journey steadily.
– The formation of the group was announced on January 23, 2024.
– The group is based in Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan.
– Kimura Misa is the producer of the group.
– All members have past experience as an idol.

Website:
SWEET STEADY

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @sweet_steady_
Youtube: SWEET STEADY
Twitter: @SWEET_STEADY
TikTok: @sweet_steady

SWEET STEADY Members Profile

1. Rise Shiokawa

Rise Shiokawa (SWEET STEADY)
Rise Shiokawa
Stage NameRise Shiokawa 
Birth NameRise Shiokawa (塩川莉世)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJuly 31, 2000
Active Years2014–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height161 cm (5’3)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeA
MBTIN/A
Member ColorPurple

Rise Shiokawa Facts:

– Rise Shiokawa was born in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.
– She also works as a model, gravure model, and actress.
– She is the oldest in SWEET STEADY.
– She was previously a member of Soreyuke! FARM from 2012 to 2014 and Tenkou Shoujo* from 2014 to 2022.
– She is nicknamed “Shiomaru.”
– Her hobbies include playing the guitar, visiting Disney, and traveling.
– She describes herself as an optimistic person who smiles every day.
– In 2022, she started working solo under the stage name SHUGAR.
– Singing songs, making tarts, and watching horror movies alone are her special skills.
– Her career started in 2010 when her father applied for her without her knowledge.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @rise_shio
Youtube: SHUGAR
Twitter: @rise_ss0731
TikTok: @rise_7

2. Nagisa Shoji

Nagisa Shoji (SWEET STEADY)
Nagisa Shoji
Stage NameNagisa Shoji 
Birth NameNagisa Shoji (庄司なぎさ)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayOctober 29, 2000
Active Years2016–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height154 cm (5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeA
MBTIN/A
Member ColorOrange

Nagisa Shoji Facts:

– Nagisa Shoji was born in Hokkaido Prefecture.
– She was a former 16th generation AKB48 Kenkyuusei from 2016 to 2018. She graduated from AKB48 to concentrate on her studies.
– She considers her positive attitude as her strength and her timidness as her weakness.
– Her favorite foods include milk and white rice.
– Her competitive nature and straight bangs are considered her charming points.
– Her hobby is watching dramas.
– She was also part of HARP STAR from 2019 to 2020 and WANCHAN ARENA from 2020 to 2022.
– She is skilled in cheerleading and considers it her special skill.
– Her favorite phrase is “limited-time offer.”
– She is nicknamed “Nagyu.”

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram:  @nagyuuu_official
Twitter: @nagisa_ss1029
TikTok: @nagyu_official

3. Mayumi Shiraishi

Mayumi Shiraishi (SWEET STEADY)
Mayumi Shiraishi
Stage NameMayumi Shiraishi 
Birth NameMayumi Shiraishi (庄司なぎさ)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayDecember 27, 2000
Active Years2014–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height165 cm (5’5)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A
Member ColorRed

Mayumi Shiraishi Facts:

– Mayumi Shiraishi was born in Tokyo, Japan.
– She is the youngest in her family and has two older sisters.
– She used to be a member of Tokyo flavor from 2014 to 2019.
– She enjoys posting on social media and keeping a busy schedule.
– Her special talent is sparkling and shining.
– She is a stage actress, model and a gravure model.
– She is also called “Mayumin.”
– She was scouted for the first time in her third year of junior high.
– She is a fan of idols and used to attend AKB48’s handshake events.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram:  @mayumi.1227
Twitter: @mayumi_ss1227
TikTok: @shiraishi_mayumi

4. Ayu Okuda

Ayu Okuda (SWEET STEADY)
Ayu Okuda
Stage NameAyu Okuda
Birth NameAyu Okuda (奥田彩友)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJanuary 7, 2001
Active Years2019–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height170 cm (5’6)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeO
MBTIN/A
Member ColorBlue

Ayu Okuda Facts:

– Ayu Okuda was born in Fukui Prefecture.
– She studied fashion in high school.
– From 2019 to 2023, she was a member of IDOLATER until their disbandment.
– She considers her height and her face as her charming point.
– She is the tallest member of the group.
– She loves to eat rice, bread, sweets, and salmon roe bowls.
– Her future dream is launching her own fashion brand.
– Her favorite movie is Ponyo.
– She personally designed and sewed all of IDOLATER’s costumes.
– She made it to the semifinals in Miss iD 2022.
– She is a fan of the manga Chibi Maruko-chan.
– She likes watching the TV show ‘TV Chidori’.
– She works as a fashion model and makes regular appearances in the magazine Zipper.
– She likes cleaning in her spare time.
– She is skilled in crafting clothes and costumes.
– She is a fan of Ringo Sheena and BiSH.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @okudaayu
Twitter: @ayu_ss0107
TikTok: @okudaayu

5. Yui Otoi

Yui Otoi (SWEET STEADY)
Yui Otoi
Stage NameYui Otoi
Birth NameYui Otoi (音井結衣)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJanuary 9, 2001
Active Years2023–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height150 cm (4’11)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese, American
Blood TypeO
MBTIN/A
Member ColorLight Blue

Yui Otoi Facts:

– Yui Otoi was born in Kentucky, USA.
– She is a fan of Ichigo Rinahamu.
– She is the shortest in SWEET STEADY.
– She was inspired to become an idol after watching the anime “Kirarin Revolution” and other idols on TV.
– She graduated from Meiji University.
– She has been a content creator on titok since 2018.
– She likes social media, cooking, and travelling.
– Her hobbies include crafting accessories, indulging in long baths, and fishing.
– She was part of the idol group notall from 2019 to 2023. Before joining notall, she failed 15 auditions.
– She can speak English and Japanese.
– She likes to eat gourmet food.
– She is also called “Oyui” (おゆい).

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @otoi_yui_19
Youtube: おゆいのHappy バイリンドル
Twitter: @yui_ss0109
TikTok: @otoi_yui_19

6. Mia Yanagawa

Mia Yanagawa (SWEET STEADY)
Mia Yanagawa
Stage NameMia Yanagawa
Birth NameMia Yanagawa (柳川みあ)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayFebruary 11, 2001
Active Years2017–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height152 cm (5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeO
MBTIN/A
Member ColorMint Green

Mia Yanagawa Facts:

– Mia Yanagawa was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
– In 2020, she won a prize in the gravure idol competition “Miss Young Champion.”
– She does muscle training and shows off her muscles in interviews.
– She loves to read manga and her favorite manga is Ao Haru Ride.
– She’s good at classical ballet and has been practicing it for 12 years.
– She is a big fan of idols, especially Hello! Project groups like ℃-ute and Momoiro Clover Z.
– She likes to eat chocolate, ramen, and sushi.
– She describes herself as a cheerful person but sometimes feels lonely and spoiled.
– She is nicknamed “Miapi.”
– She enjoys making dance videos to K-Pop songs.
– She took part in Season 10 of another gravure competition called SAKIDOL ACE SURVIVAL.
– She used to be a member of “Tiam” (2021-2023), “Glitter Piece” (2019-2021), and “Zenryoku Shoujo R” (2017-2019).

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @miapichan_
Twitter: @mia_ss0211
TikTok: @mia_pyon_

7. Natsuka Kurita

Natsuka Kurita (SWEET STEADY)
Natsuka Kurita
Stage NameNatsuka Kurita
Birth NameNatsuka Kurita (栗田なつか)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayJuly 19, 2002
Active Years2019–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height153 cm (5″0’)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A
Member ColorPink

Natsuka Kurita Facts:

– Natsuka Kurita was born in Kyoto, Japan.
– She was part of the idol group W.Double V from 2019 to 2023.
– She has a competitive personality.
– She is skilled in making nail designs.
– She used to work as a model.
– She gets scared easily.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @n_wanwan3
Twitter: @natsuka_ss0719
TikTok: @n_wanwan3

8. Sakina Yamauchi

Sakina Yamauchi (SWEET STEADY)
Sakina Yamauchi
Stage NameSakina Yamauchi
Birth NameSakina Yamauchi (山内咲奈)
PositionVocalist
BirthdayFebruary 29, 2004
Active Years2021–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height154 cm (5”)
WeightN/A
NationalityJapanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A
Member ColorYellow

Sakina Yamauchi Facts:

– Sakina Yamauchi was born in Osaka, Japan.
– She previously went by the stage name “Sakina Okahashi” (岡橋咲奈).
– She is the youngest member of the group.
– She loves shopping, watching movies, and surfing the internet during her free time.
– From 2021 to 2023, she was a member and the center of the group ‘WONFAS!’.
– She doesn’t like sour and overly spicy foods.
– Sewing, particularly arranging costumes and clothes, is her special skill.
– Her favorite foods include gizzard, pork miso soup, cabbage rolls, pad thai and salmon.
– She communicates using the Kansai dialect.
– She likes walking.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @sakina_yamauchi
Twitter: @sakina_ss0229
TikTok: @sakina_yamauchi

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