Everything You Need to Know About PoshGirls’ Japanese Member Riona Crystal Hamamatsu!
n this article, there’s a piece of detailed information about one of the K-Pop girl groups that debuted in 2021, which is PoshGirls, and one of their Japanese members, in particular—Riona.
Channel-Korea has provided a detailed rundown of everything you need to know about PoshGirls’ Riona; starting from her full profile, fun facts, to her debut era! Make sure not to skip any of the information in this Channel-Korea article and get to know her better.
PoshGirls’ Riona’s Profile
Real Name: Riona Crystal Hamamatsu (濵松里緒菜)
Stage Name: Riona (Hangul: 리오나/リオナ/りおな)
Place and Date of Birth: Los Angeles, USA, July 28th, 1995
Star Sign: Leo
Height: 158 cm (5’1’’)
Weight: 38 kg (83 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Education: Sophia University, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English (graduated)
- Instagram (@riona_poshgirls.official/@rionaaah)
- Tiktok (@riona_hamamatsu)
- Twitter (@riona_hamamatsu)
- YouTube (riobluestar)
- Weibo (用户7544908096)
- Mixch ( 濵松里緒菜（りおな）)
PoshGirls’ Riona Fun Facts
- PoshGirls’ Riona was the 5th member to be revealed
- PoshGirls’ Riona moved to Tokushima, Japan when she was 11 years old
- PoshGirls’ Riona can speak Japanese, English, Korean, and some Thai
- PoshGirls’ Riona started studying Korean as a second language at the university, but continued learning it through special tutoring, watching dramas, and a translator
- PoshGirls’ Riona is a former member of AKB48 Team 8 (2014–2017)
- PoshGirls’ Riona released her solo debut on August 29th, 2018, with the song “Never Give Up“
- PoshGirls’ Riona is also an actress and a model
- PoshGirls’ Riona appeared in the 2018 musical NeoOz as Matilda
- PoshGirls’ Riona won awards for Miss Rize Award, Miss Sophia (university awards)
- PoshGirls’ Riona appeared in SNSD‘s “Love & Girls” music video
- PoshGirls’ Riona was a model for Miss Colle
- PoshGirls’ Riona also modeled for Tokyo Africa Collection in January 2018
- PoshGirls’ Riona was a member of the Moveness dance crew
- PoshGirls’ Riona was featured in CamCam’s digital photobook
- PoshGirls’ Riona had an ad with Pocari Sweat
- PoshGirls’ Riona had her own radio channel where she sang and talked about Tokushima while in AKB48
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s strongest subject in school was English, while her weakest subject was Japanese
- PoshGirls’ Riona was the only student in class that was still struggling with hiragana, katakana, and kanji when she was in fifth grade
- PoshGirls’ Riona is more comfortable speaking and writing in English than in Japanese
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite color is pink
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite food is pancakes
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s least favorite foods are pickles and bitter melon
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite barbecue meal is sweet potatoes with meat
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite dialect is the Ababai dialect
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite animals are monkeys and dogs
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s favorite phrases are “Be myself!” and “Yummy!”
- PoshGirls’ Riona would like to travel to California, Hawaii, New Zealand, and France
- PoshGirls’ Riona would like to wear a white, pink, and yellow yukata
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s charming point is her voice
- PoshGirls’ Riona chose to be a squirrel if she was an animal
- PoshGirls’ Riona enjoys visiting cafés, singing, dancing, watching movies, and listening to music
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s nickname is Satoshina
- PoshGirls’ Riona main specialties are flexible dance and having a fluent English conversation apart from singing and dancing
- PoshGirls’ Riona began learning figure skating in Los Angeles when she was three years old, but, as she moved to Tokushima, she started dancing instead because there were no skating rinks
- PoshGirls’ Riona admires actress Angelina Jolie
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s first concert she’s ever been to was a Britney Spears concert
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s main point of strength is that she’s always happy
- PoshGirls’ Riona is a person who tends to think before acting
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s biggest weaknesses are her tendency to overthink and the fact that she laughs too much
- PoshGirls’ Riona’s main goal is to star in a Hollywood movie
PoshGirls’ Riona’s Debut Era
Hamamatsu Riona debuted as a member of a K-Pop girl group called PoshGirls. This was revealed from the official PoshGirls Twitter account and it appears that one member is familiar to the J-Pop world, Hamamatsu Riona.
Previously, Riona was a former member of AKB48 Team 8 who joined since the formation of Team 8 and came from Tokushima, but in 2017, Riona decided to graduate from AKB48.
Riona debuted in South Korea under the agency No.1 Media Japan, an agency located in two countries, namely Korea and Japan, and is the second project from ZPOP which previously debuted Kawamura Mahiro (ex. Nogizaka46) as a representative from Japan.
PoshGirls debuted on August 18th, 2021, with “Got Chu“ under No.1 Media (also known as ZPworld). They are named as pre-debut girl groups ZDreamZ and One Dream Project. PoshGirls’ line-up has members Jiin, Miyu, Riona, Yeny, Niina, Tsugumi, Yebin. They are planned to promote in two different countries, Korea and Japan, because the members are from those nationalities.
PoshGirls released their debut song titled “Got Chu” with the music video being released at the same time as their debut date. Their debut song can be said to have a medium tempo and is also very identical to the K-Pop girl group theme with cute and innocent. If you watch the “Got Chu” music video, they also show a dreamy concept that is very feminine and every member looks pretty in a white dress.
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