In the long history of AKB48, members graduating from the group is really common. One of the members of this super pop idol group to announce her graduation is Team A’s Ayaka Morikawa.
Morikawa Ayaka made this announcement herself during a performance at AKB48 Theater on February 3, 2015. She said that her desire to take a step towards her future became stronger each day. Morikawa says that she wants to become a model. She also said that there are lots of things that she wants to study and experience for herself. Morikawa finally graduated on April 14, 2015. But who really is Ayaka Morikawa?
Profile of AKB48’s Ayaka Morikawa
- Her birthday is March 24, 1996
- She was born in the city of Saitama.
- She is listed as being 160 centimeters tall.
- She was originally one of the training girls that joined AKB48 in 2010 as part of the group’s 11th generation.
In spite of the fact that Morikawa was only 18 when she announced her decision to graduate, she wanted to graduate from AKB48 to pursue a career in modeling. This is early, considering the fact that most of these girls don’t graduate until they are in their 20’s. I heard about Ayaka a few days ago and decided to write about her. It was also recently revealed that AKB48 would be holding a joint concert with idol group JKT48 in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 20, 2015. Morikawa’s debut single with AKB48 is the one called Sakura no Ki ni Narou. She was also a member for the single Manatsu no Sounds Good! That single was Atsuko Maeda’s last single as a member of AKB48. Morikawa has also sang in other notable AKB48 hit singles such as UZA, So Long, Sayonara Crawl, Heart Ereki, Mae shika Mukanee, Labrador Retriever, and Kibouteki Refrain. Ayaka’s favorite AKB48 song is Iiwake Maybe.
Interesting facts about Ayaka Morikawa
- She enjoys to draw.
- Ayaka’s favorite animals are cats and sharks.
- She was a member of the Light Music Club.
- Her favorite anime is the one called One Piece.
- Her favorite fruit is the tangerine.
- Her favorite drink is cocoa and apple tea.
- She enjoys playing Mario, Kingdom Hearts and Pokemon.
- She is experienced in jazz and hip hop dance.
- She wears blue or green contact lenses.
- She was one of the 50 winners of the famous Young Jump Gravure Competition.
- She would like her car to be painted red.
- She likes to wear high heels.
- Has said that she would like to go on a road trip with Kojima Natsuki, Natori Wakana, and Kikuchi Ayaka.
- Ayaka is now busy with doing gravure photo shoots. An example of this is when she did a photo session for Young Gangan Magazine.