Tomomi Kasai

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Tomomi Kasai
河西 智美
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Tomomi Kasai at Japan Expo 2009, Paris
Background information
Born (1991-11-16) November 16, 1991 (age 29)
Tokyo, Japan
Genres J-Pop
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
Years active2006 present
Labels DefStar, King, Nippon Crown
Associated acts AKB48, Queen & Elizabeth
Website kasaitomomi.jp

Tomomi Kasai (河西 智美, Kasai Tomomi, born November 16, 1991 in Tokyo) is a Japanese singer, actress and a former member of the idol group AKB48, belonging to Team A. [1] [2] She had a recurring role on Kamen Rider W as Elizabeth, [3] alongside group member Tomomi Itano. Together, they make up the sub-unit Queen & Elizabeth.

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On November 10, 2012, it was announced she would be making her solo debut. [4] On November 25, Kasai performed her solo song for the first time, the title announced as "Masaka" (まさか). It was released on December 26. On December 17, Kasai announced that she would leave the group. [5] Her farewell ceremony was on May 3, 2013.[ citation needed ]

Discography

Solo singles

Albums

With AKB48

YearNo.TitleRole [9] Notes
20061"Aitakatta"A-sideDebut with Team K.
20072"Seifuku ga Jama o Suru"A-side
3"Keibetsu Shiteita Aijō"A-side
4"Bingo!"A-side
5"Boku no Taiyō"A-side
6"Yūhi o Miteiru ka?"A-side
20087"Romance, Irane"A-side
8"Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008"A-side
9"Baby! Baby! Baby!"A-side
10"Ōgoe Diamond"A-side
200911"10nen Sakura"A-sideAlso sang on "Sakurairo no Sora no Shita de"
12"Namida Surprise!"A-side
13"Iiwake Maybe"A-sideRanked 10th in 2009 General Election
14"River"A-side
201015"Sakura no Shiori"A-sideFirst single as member of Team B. Also sang on "Choose Me!"
16"Ponytail to Shushu"A-sideAlso sang on "Majijo Teppen Blues"
17"Heavy Rotation"A-sideRanked 12th in 2010 General Election. Also sang on "Yasai Sisters".
18"Beginner"A-side, MintAlso sang on "Kimi ni Tsuite" as subgroup Mint.
19"Chance no Junban"A-sidePlaced 13th in rock-paper-scissors tournament. [10] Also sang on "Yoyakushita Christmas" and "Love Jump".
201120"Sakura no Ki ni Narō"A-side, MintAlso sang on "Kiss Made 100 Mile" as Mint.
--"Dareka no Tame ni - What can I do for someone?"--charity single
21"Everyday, Katyusha"A-sideAlso sang on "Korekara Wonderland" and "Yankee Soul".
22"Flying Get"A-sideRanked 16th in 2011 General Election.
23"Kaze wa Fuiteiru"A-side
24"Ue kara Mariko"A-sidePlaced in main group from rock-paper-scissors tournament; [11] [12] She sang on "Noël no Yoru", and on "Yobisute Fantasy" as Team B.[ citation needed ]
201225"Give Me Five!"A-side (Baby Blossom), Special Girls BSang in chorus in Baby Blossom; she also sang on "Hitsujikai no Tabi" as Special Girls B.
26"Manatsu no Sounds Good!"A-side
27"Gingham Check"A-sideRanked 12th in 2012 General Election.
28"Uza"B-sideSang on "Kodoku na Hoshizora" as New Team A.
29"Eien Pressure"B-sideDid not place in rock-paper-scissors tournament. Sang on "Eien Yori Tsuzuku Yō ni" as OKL48.
201330"So Long!"B-sideSang on "Ruby" as Team A.
201436"Labrador Retriever"B-sideDid not participate in title song. Participated in "Kyō made no Melody" as graduated member.

With SKE48

YearNo.TitleRoleNotes
201619"Chicken Line"B-sideSang on "Tabi no Tochū". Participated as graduated member.

as Queen & Elizabeth

Theatre

Stage units

Filmography

Television

Movies

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