Peri Ubu (ペリ・ウブ), formerly Utatano Soyulu (雨汰々野そゆる), is a Japanese singer.
Since graduating, Peri Ubu has continued to perform as a soloist under WAvE, an avex subsidary.
Biography[edit | edit source]
2016[edit | edit source]
On March 13th, Peri Ubu was announced as a founding member of Nagoya-based idol unit Attain Music, under the name Utatano Soyulu.
Attain Music released the music video for "Ai no Monster", the only music video that Utatano would feature in, on May 22nd.
From August 31st to September 4th, Peri Ubu took part in the BiS Reformation Audition under the name "Nagayama Yukiko".
On September 4th, during the audition's final day, Peri Ubu was announced as a founding member of BiS's Second Generation.
On November 16th, Peri's first album as a member of BiS, Brand-new idol Society 2, was released.
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2018[edit | edit source]
From March 12th to 18th, Peri Ubu participated in the WACK AUDiTiON CAMP 2018 as a mentor.
At the audition's concluding WACK EXHiBiTiON on March 18th, it was announced that Peri would be placed in BiS 2nd when BiS would split into two groups.
On July 26th, Peri Ubu was added to the shuffle unit HOLY SHiTS.
On July 30th, Peri ranked 6th in the BiS.LEAGUE election and remained in BiS 2nd.
During her second BiS Leauge, it was announced that Peri Ubu had ranked 4th on December 29th. However, as BiS.LEAGUE was announced to end the same day, she was not officially promoted to BiS 1st.
2019[edit | edit source]
On March 30th 2019, BiS announced that their current generation would disband and all current members, including Peri, would graduate from the group.
BiS' second generation officially disbanded on May 11th. During their final show, Peri Ubu announced that she would leave WACK entirely at the end of the month, using her remaining three weeks to search for work at another agency.
On May 31st, Peri Ubu's contract with WACK expired, and she left the company.
On June 14th, Peri Ubu announced that she had choreographed the debut single of the idol group MELiSSA.
From July 16th to 18th, Peri Ubu held a photography exhibition, "Re:nostalgic", taking place at Harajuku's DESIGN FESTA gallery.
On September 1st, Peri Ubu announced her debut as a solo artist under WaVE, a talent agency under Avex and TWH.
On October 3rd, Peri opened a Soundcloud account and released her first solo songs, "Birth" and "POI".
Peri Ubu's debut solo event "Born-Now." took place on her 20th birthday on October 5th.
2020[edit | edit source]
From January 25th to February 9th, Peri Ubu held her first solo tour, "Nice to meet you" at three different locations, where she performed several new songs.
On June 7th, Peri Ubu released her first digital single, Shape UP! The following month, Birth, a song posted to her soundcloud the previous year, was also released as a digital single. Her third consecutive digital single, BANG, was released on September 15th, with Rinne following on September 12th.
On October 5th, her 21st birthday and first anniversary of starting solo activities, a music video for Birth was released.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Peri Ubu was a high school student prior to becoming an idol. She was very shy and had difficulty speaking to her classmates.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Stage Name: Peri Ubu (ペリ・ウブ)
- Other Names: Utatano Soyulu (雨汰々野そゆる)
- WACK Audition Name: Nagayama Yukiko (ナガヤマユキコ)
- Birth Date: October 5, 1999
- Bloodtype: 0
- Nickname: Peri (ペリ)
- Western Zodiac: Libra
- Eastern Zodiac: Rabbit
- BiS Role: Easy Life Member (人生楽勝担当)
- WACK status:
- 2016.09.04: Joined BiS
- 2019.05.11: BiS Disbands
- 2019.05.21: Left
- WACK Groups:
- Other Groups:
- Attain Music (2016)
- Overall Time in WACK: 2 years, 8 months, 8 days
Discography[edit | edit source]
Digital Singles[edit | edit source]
Songs[edit | edit source]
- [2019.10.03] POI
- [2019.11.23] HAKKEYOOOOI
- [2020.01.25] SELFIE-FRAUD
- [2020.01.25] kiss&tell
- [2020.01.25] mission
- [2020.01.25] Seininshiki (勢人式; Military)
- [2020.01.25] WHEE
Publications[edit | edit source]
Other Media[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
- [2017.02.07] Gekijoban BiS Tanjou no Uta
- [2017.02.07] WHO KiLLED IDOL? -SiS Shoumetsu no Uta-
- [2019.01.11] Sekai De Ichiban Kanashii Audition
- [2019.11.11] IDOL -Aa, Mujou-
Lyrics Written[edit | edit source]
- Give Me a Chocolate
B-Sides[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- In her early days as a member of BiS, Peri was known to cry a lot on stage. In the present, Peri says she feels embarassed about that looking back.
- Her audition name, "Nagayama Yukiko" is a parody of Nakayama Yukiko.
- In an early interview, Pour Lui said that Peri had a similar personality to Yokoyama Rina.