Kawagoe Saaya

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Kawagoe Saaya
Kawagoe Saaya (2019)
Kanji 川越紗彩
Kana かわごえ さあや
Romaji Kawagoe Saaya
Nickname Saayan (さあやん), Saaya (さあや)
Birth Info
Birthdate October 14, 2000  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Ibaraki, Japan
Blood type B
Current Age 23 Years Old
Height 162cm
Professional Info
Agency **
Social Networks 7gogo / Instagram / Instagram / LINE / TikTok / Twitter
Idol Career Info
Former Group NGT48
Former Team 2nd Generation
Debuted June 2018 / 2nd Generation
Graduated February 2024

Kawagoe Saaya was a member of NGT48's 2nd Generation.


  • Special Skills: Guitar, makeup, tennis
  • Hobby: Watching movies and dramas, listening to music
  • Favorite Foods: Rice, bread, sushi, oden, Niigata tare katsu, xiaolongbao, shabu-shabu, curry rice, omelet rice, sweets, crepes
  • Lease Favorite foods: Mayonnaise
  • Favorite animal: Bear, rabbit
  • Favorite word: Thank you
  • Admired members: Oshima Yuko
  • Future ambition: Idol, model
  • Her charm point are her naturally light brown eyes. She does not wear colored contacts.
  • She wore a ponytail hairstyle in her first year as an NGT48 member. It was suggested by her mother.
  • She has a brother. They often fought when they were younger, as Saaya would try to keep him under control while he would be reckless and playful.
  • She was on her high school tennis team for three years.
  • She studied guitar for two years in high school.
  • She was a fan of idols and NGT48 before auditioning. She met Yamaguchi Maho and Kato Minami at a handshake event.
  • She worked part-time at McDonalds before joining NGT48. She worked in the kitchen area.
  • Her audition number was 20. She sang Heart Gata Virus for her final audition song.
  • Her shoe size is 24.5.
  • If she were to compare herself to an animal it would be a cat. She describes herself as calm and my-pace. Other members call her gluttonous because she loves to eat.
  • She is afraid of roller coasters and heights.
  • She has created her own original characters, "Usaya", "Bear-ya", and "Nee-yan" (a rabbit, a bear, and a fox, respectively). Usaya and Beaya are depicted on her 2019 birthday commemorative T-shirt .
  • She had her 100th theater performance on December 22nd, 2019.
  • On December 23rd, 2021 she appeared in Weekly Playboy alongside Mimura Hino and Furutate Aoi.

Team History

NGT48 Kenkyuusei2nd Generation → Graduation
Joined NGT48 as a Kenkyuusei on June 12, 2018
Promoted to 2nd Generation on December 25, 2020
Graduated from NGT48 2nd Generation on February 29, 2024 (Announcement: December 16, 2023)

Singles Participation

NGT48 A-Sides

NGT48 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Fortune cherry B-Sides

Albums Participation

NGT48 Albums


NGT48 Unofficial Subunits

Stage Units

NIII3 Revival (Hokori no Oka)
Hidari no Ude de Tsuresatte (Under)
Inori wa Donna Mirai mo Shiawase ni Kaeru (Under)
KKS4 (Party ga Hajimaru yo ~ Kenkyuusei no Ibuki wo Kanjite! ~ )
Hoshi no Ondo
NGT1 (Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai)
Kioku no Dilemma (Under)
NGT2 (NGT48 Gekijou Revival)
Zankokuna Ame
Inori wa Donna Mirai mo Shiawase ni Kaeru

Concert Units

NGT48 Senbatsu Member Concert ~TDC Senbatsu, Gasshuku nite Kettei, Hajimete no Keiken~

NGT48 Ogino Yuka Graduation Concert ~Watashi wo Idol ni Shite Kurete Arigatou~

NGT48 Summer Concert 2023

Nakai Rika Graduation Concert ~Oshi-hen Kinshi wa Zettai Meirei~


Kawagoe Saaya (Christmas 2018)
Kawagoe Saaya (2018)