The Most Famous Member of Kep1er Who Almost Become ITZY Member!
Sakamoto Mashiro is a Japanese who conquer her dream in South Korea to be an idol. She begin her career in South Korea by joining an audition in JYP Entertainment and made it into a trainee. However, it’s just a process to sharpen her talent, she didn’t get selected as someone to debut in JYP Entertainment.
Mashiro moved on and finally her path in survival show, Girls Planet 999, lead her into one of the massive hits girl group members, Kep1er. Check Mashiro’s profile, her pre-debut story, facts on this Channel-Korea below! Stay tuned!
Kep1er’s Mashiro Full Profile: Birthday, Age, Height
Stage Name: Mashiro (Hangeul마시로/舞白)
Birth Name: Sakamoto Mashiro (坂本 舞白/사카모토마시로)
Birthday: December 16, 1999
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
Height: 157 cm (5’2″)
Blood Type: AB
MBTI Type: INFP
25 Kep1er’s Mashiro Fun Fact
1. Mashiro comes from Tokyo, Japan.
2. Her nickname is Shiro.
3. She is a former trainee at JYP Entertainment.
4. She can speak English a bit.
5. She likes the cat and claims she looks like a cat.
6. Sleeping is her way to release stress.
7. She likes eating omellete, sandwiches, and fish cutlets.
8. Her favorite colors are purple and blue.
9. Mashiro speaks Korean fluently.
10. She was a model and actress back in Japan.
11. She is passionate about cooking, dancing, and staying without doing and thinking anything.
12. Her hobbies are walking and playing with cats.
13. Mashiro has acrophobia.
14. Mashiro doesn’t like jelly salad, acom, seaurchin.
15. Her MBTI personality type is INFP.
16. She was an ex-trainee of JYP Entertainment, part of Girls 2TEAM.
17. She moved to Pledis Entertainment as a trainee after leaving JYP.
18. Mashiro loves ring beads, bracelets, pillows, winter, fried chicken, mint chocolate, calling on the phone.
19. She passed the JYP audition on the 12th annual public audition, in second place.
21. She was supposed to debut as a girl group under Stone Music and Pledis with Huh Yunjin, Natty, Bae Eunyoung, Lee Sian, Natty, Lee Gaeun, and Lee Haein.
22. Mashiro was also ever become a trainee under 143 Entertainment.
23. Her motto in Girls Planet 999 is “Charming marshmallows from overseas”.
24. Her pet’s names in Japan are Choco and Poo.
25. Mashiro appeared on the Stray Kids survival Show.
26. In Kep1er, her position is the co-leader.
Kep1er’s Mashiro Trained with ITZY Member in JYP Entertainment
Mashiro who was originally from Japan tried various opportunities to pursue her dream to be an idol. Once she passed the 12th annual public audition of JYP Entertainment, this event lead her to become a trainee. She showed incredible talent in the audition which brings her second rank on this annual public audition. So cool!
In 2016, Mashiro got training together with Ryujin, Yeji, and Lia for two years in JYP Entertainment. Like all people has been known, now, her trainee mates become a member of ITZY, a successful KPop girl group of the fourth generation. She was said as one of the candidates that could be chosen as members of ITZY, however in the end it’s not happening.
Then, Mashiro decided to move on from JYP Entertainment and joined Pledis Entertainment in 2018. Although she wasn’t chosen as the lineup of ITZY, she felt happy to see Ryujin, Yejin, Lia getting debut and fully supporting them.
Kep1er’s Mashiro Participated in Survival Show Girls Planet 999
Mashiro started her career after she joined the Mnet’s survival show, Girls Planet 999 in 2021. Before she joined the survival show, she has signed to 143 Entertainment. She ranked 8 on the final and debuted as a Kep1er member.
On the Girls Planet 999, she promoted herself with a motto: “Charming marshmallow from overseas”. This might be one sign that she will make into line-up debut. She ever performed Fiesta by IZ*ONE and Mafia in The Morning by ITZY. Mashiro succeeds to survive until episode 12 and final which brings her into a member of Kep1er.
Kep1er’s Mashiro and Xiaoting Positive COVID-19 Postponed Their Debut
Kep1er was supposed to be debut on December 14, 2021, however, Mashiro and her fellow member, Xiaoting tested positive for COVID-19 which made them postpone their debut. Fortunately, they only showed an asymptomatic of this virus and they fully recovered in a short time. Their agency announced that Mashiro and Xiaoting come back healthy on December 26, 2021.
Debut ‘FIRST IMPACT’ with Kep1er
On January 10, 2022, Sakamoto Mashiro debuted with Choi Yujin, Mashiro, Kim Chaehyun, Kim Dayeon, Ezaki Hikaru, Huening Bahiyyih, Seo Youngeun, Kang Yeseo, and Xiaoting as Kep1er. They released mini-album FIRST IMPACT with lead track “WA DA DA”.
The song is getting hits with more than 38 million views in the first week of its debut. Such a queen! Check Kep1er official Instagram to see behind her activity too!
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