Saaya Irie (入江紗綾 Irie Saaya?, born November 15, 1993, in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese actress, voice actress, junior idol and singer. Her stage name is simply her given name, Saaya.

She has recently been appearing in numerous films, radio, and television programs including the recent live action TV drama adaptation of the Jigoku Shoujo series. She has also done voice work, appearing in the anime OVA Kyo no Gononi as Chika Koizumi. She was formerly a member of Japanese musical group Sweet Kiss before it disbanded on May 12, 2006 to be replaced by the group Chase.

As a gravure junior idol

She gained fame for her professional modeling as a U-15 idol. Her bikini pictures soon received widespread distribution over the World Wide Web.[1] In the aftermath of this incident, Saaya's manager said they will refrain from having more bikini photoshoots of her, although she has done more bikini photoshoots since then.

Personal life

After she debuted as a gravure idol, she still lived in Fukuoka Prefecture. Her best friend, Yuan Sun, created a musical girls band named "Chase".[2]


TV programs

Radio programs


  • Kyo no Gononi (as Chika Koizumi; produced by avex)
  • Note: She only sang for the Sweet Kiss version of the opening and ending songs and did not play Chika in the OVA itself. Mai Kadowaki played Chika.


Web programs

  • It's your CHOICE! episode 2



  • Chase Me! (1st single)

Sweet Kiss


  • Saaya, Tsubomi (紗綾「ボミ」) ISBN 4-08-780435-6,2005.
  • Saaya, Saaya 11 years old (紗綾「紗綾11歳」) ISBN 4-8211-2660-5, 2005.
  • Saaya, Saaya 11 years old Fugue (紗綾「さあや11歳(フーガ) 」)
  • Saaya, Pastel Time. (紗綾「ぱすてるたいむ 「紗綾」」)


  • 紗綾 さあや11歳 [Saaya at 11] (February 2005, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4-341-78004-2
  • 入江紗綾 紗綾11歳 [Saaya at 11] (May 2005, Bunkasha) ISBN 4-8211-3091-2
  • Little Legend 紗綾in沖縄 [Saaya in Okinawa] (October 2005, Elk Heart Promotion)
  • BLOOM~さあやから入江紗綾へ~ [From Saaya to Saaya Irie] (June 2006, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4-902972-30-1
  • アクアガール 入江紗綾 [Aqua Girl] (December 2006, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4-903590-29-1
  • アクアガール2 入江紗綾 [Aqua Girl 2] (February 2007, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4903590431
  • 紗綾の休日 [Saaya's Holiday] (December 2006, King Records)
  • Pure Smile (December 2007, Takeshobo)
  • 紗綾 THE BEST (March 2008, E-Net Frontier)
  • 紗綾 SA-YA! (April 2008, E-Net Frontier)

Sweet Kiss

  • Sweet Kiss (May 2005, Elk Heart Promotion) ISBN 4-341-78006-9
  • Very Sweet Vol.2 (December 2005, Elk Heart Promotion)


  • 激闘!アイドル予備校 紗綾・留奈・梨央 [Battle! Idol Prep-School - Saaya, Runa, Rio] (September 2006, E-Net Frontier)


External links

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