First Summer Uika / ファーストサマーウイカ

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  • Birthday: June 4, 1990
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 161cm
  • Joined: May 26, 2013 (Original BiS)
  • Left: July 8, 2014 (Original BiS disbandment) 
  • “Jester” member
  • Lyrics written: マグマト

SCHOOL/EDUCATION:
Before when joining BiS, she had been playing drums for 10 years. She was in the band club in junior high school, starting of with percussion instruments and then becoming the main drummer. She continued in the band until high school. [x]

After graduating from high school, she played in a small theatre in her home region in Kansai. She took part in a musical titled, 音楽劇 ファンファーレ / Musical Fanfare, on October 3, 2012. She was credited in an OTOTOY article on the performance under her real name, 初夏 – which literally translates to ‘early summer’. [x] After this, she went onto Tokyo after making friends there, to persure a career in acting. This was where she came across BiS. [x]

IDOL HISTORY:
She joined BiS in May 2013, and remained in BiS until their July 8, 2014 disbandment. Shortly after, on October 2014, she starred in the short film Kazumi Of The Moonquake.

Uika then went on to form BILLIE IDLE with Hirano Nozomi, debuting in March 2015.

On March 23, 2016, she was involved in Hirano Nozomi’s solo song titled, どうせ消えてしまう命なら… The song itself and music video, featured ex-BiS members Tentenko, Kamiya Saki, and Michibayashi Rio. [x] The song features of BILLIE IDLE’s EP ‘”4 in 1″ THE OFFICIAL BOOTLEG’

In 2018, Pour Lui started her YouTube career, alonside many other Ex-BiS members. Uika has been appearing in these since the first video. [x] In more recent years, she has also appeared on variety TV shows.

COMPLETE WORKS:
 音楽劇 ファンファーレ / Musical Fanfare – Musical performer – October 3, 2012 (as 初夏)
• Original BiS – Main Group – May 26, 2013 – July 8, 2014 (as ファーストサマーウイカ / First Summer Uika)
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BILLIE IDLE – Idol Group – March 2015 – December 28, 2019 (founding member) (as ファーストサマーウイカ / First Summer Uika)

FURTHER INFORMATION:
Full Discography
Solo Interviews
Group Interviews

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