First Summer Uika (ファーストサマーウイカ) is a Japanese singer, actress and TV and radio personality.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Other Media
- 7 Lyricist Credits
- 8 Trivia
- 9 Gallery
Biography[edit | edit source]
2013[edit | edit source]
First Summa Uika's first single with BiS, DiE, was released on June 26th.
2014[edit | edit source]
On February 2nd, BiS officially announced that they would disband in July.
First Summer Uika's only studio album as a member of BiS, WHO KiLLED IDOL?, was released on March 5th.
First Summer Uika's final single as part of BiS, FiNAL DANCE / nerve, was released May 28th.
On October 15th, Uika starred in the short film "Kazumi Of The Moonquake".
2015[edit | edit source]
BILLIE IDLE®︎ officially debuted on January 14th.
First Summer Uika's first release as a member of BILLIE IDLE®︎ was the digital single, Anarchy in the music scene, on March 2nd.
On April 1st, BILLIE IDLE®︎'s first album, IDLE GOSSIP, was released.
2017[edit | edit source]
On December 15th, First Summer Uika and BILLIE IDLE®︎ groupmate Momose Momo provided guest vocals for the N.E.R.D track "Secret Life Of Tigers".
2018[edit | edit source]
Starting on April 1st, First Summer Uika began appearing in commercials for the Mizkan brand of soups. She also frequently appeared in BYS videos with her BILLIE IDLE®︎ and former BiS groupmates.
From October 12th, First Summer Uika began appearing in commercials for the Mizkan brand of soups.
2019[edit | edit source]
From May 9th, First Summer Uika began hosting a radio show on Tokyo FM, "DIG GIG TOKYO!".
Starting from July 19th, Uika was cast in the lead role for television drama "Samurai no Yui". Later in 2019, Uika was also chosen for a voice role in the Japanese dub of "Jumanji", and attended the premiere in the USA.
On October 16th, BILLIE IDLE®︎ announced that they would disband at the end of the year.
On October 21st, BILLIE IDLE®︎ released their final single, LAST ORGY.
BILLIE IDLE®︎ disbanded on December 28th, 2019, after which First Summer Uika continued to make frequent media appearances as a talent.
2020[edit | edit source]
From March 30th, Uika became a regular featured host for the radio show "All Night Nippon 0", of which she had already been making frequent guest appearances on beforehand.
In August, Uika modelled for the Wacoal lingerie brand, promoting their "Airy Bra" line.
2021[edit | edit source]
In early 2021, reports surfaced claiming that First Summer Uika had signed with Universal Music and was planning to revive her singing career as a soloist. On January 11th, Uika launched her solo website and announced the release of her first digital single, Chameleon, scheduled for a February 22nd release.
From April to May 2021, First Summer Uika will perform in the stage play, "Chameleon's Lip"
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
On January 1st, 2020, Uika announced that she got married in 2015.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Stage Name: First Summer Uika (ファーストサマーウイカ)
- Other Names: MC Summer
- Birth Date: June 4, 1990
- Nickname: Uipon (ウイポン)
- Western Zodiac: Gemini
- Eastern Zodiac: Horse
- BiS Role: Jester Member (太鼓持ち担当)
- WACK status:
- 2013.05.26: Joined BiS
- 2014.07.08: Graduated (BiS Disbands)
- BiS Colour: ■ Blue
- WACK Groups:
- Other Groups:
Discography[edit | edit source]
Digital Singles[edit | edit source]
- [2021.02.22] Chameleon
Publications[edit | edit source]
Other Media[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
- [2014.10.15] Kazumi of the Moonquake
- [2019.12.13] Jumanji (Japanese dub)
Television Series[edit | edit source]
- [2019.07.19] TBS Television Drama "Samurai no Yui"
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [April 2015-2019] IDLE TALK (with BILLIE IDLE®︎)
- [2019.05.09-Present] DIG GIG TOKYO!
- [2020.03.30-Present] All Night Nippon 0
Commercials[edit | edit source]
- [2018.10.12] Mizkan Soup
Stage Play[edit | edit source]
- [2021.xx.xx] Chameleon's Lip (カメレオンズ・リップ)
Lyricist Credits[edit | edit source]
BiS[edit | edit source]
- WHO KiLLED IDOL?: Magumato
BILLIE IDLE®︎[edit | edit source]
- ROCK "N" ROLL IDLE: Toki no Tabibito, LOCO☆MOCO, Heisei Rockstar, Kodomo no You ni
- "4 in 1" THE OFFICIAL BOOTLEG: Koi no Magical Vibration
- Bi bi bi bi bi: BiG BiG WAVE, Hajimari Emotion, Ashita, Ashita, Ashita, Futashikana Melody, Jackie no Daibouken ~Jigoku Yori no Shisa~
- MY WAY: Sound of Music
- LAST ALBUM: Tokyo Mary-Lou, Lesson Time, STAY, Last Song
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Her popularity in the Japanese variety scene has been attributed to her beauty, Kansai dialect, and tongue-in-cheek sense of humour.