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YUiNA EMPiRE
Nickname

Yuina (ユイナ)

Other Names

Lisoliso (リソリソ), Kotani Yuina (小谷唯奈)

Birthdate

February 7, 1997 (1997-02-07) (age 23)

Zodiac

Aquarius

Birthplace

Saitama

Bloodtype

0

Height

148cm

Professional Information
Group

CARRY LOOSE

Audition Camp(s)

WACK Audition Camp 2017
WACK Audition Camp 2019

Years Active

2013-present

Associated Acts

BiS, EMPiRE, De☆Ful

Links

Twitter

BiS Information
Generation

Second Generation

Role

"Tapir" Member (バク担当)

Date Joined

March 18th, 2018

Date Left

May 11th, 2019

Debut Release

Don't miss it!!

Final Release

Are you ready?

Time in Group

1 year, 1 month, 23 days

EMPiRE Information
Date Joined

August 23rd, 2017

Date Left

May 1st, 2018

Debut Release

WACK & SCRAMBLES WORKS

Final Release

THE EMPiRE STRiKES START!!

Time in Group

8 months, 8 days

CARRY LOOSE Information
Date Joined

June 19th, 2019

Debut Release

Yasashii Sekai

Time in Group

1 Year, 1 Month, 26 Days

Yuinacarrybig

Promoting CARRY LOOSE (Album)

Yuinaayrbig

Promoting Are you ready?

YUiNA EMPiRE, real name Kotani Yuina (小谷唯奈), is a Japanese idol under WACK, as a member of CARRY LOOSE. She was previously a member of EMPiRE and BiS' second generation.

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Promoting Don't miss it!!

Biography Edit

Early Idol Career, 2013-2015 Edit

On August 28th 2013, Kotani Yuina was revealed as the "pink member" and leader of underground idol unit Cue☆Twinkle.

Cue☆Twinkle disbanded on August 26th, 2014.

Just 3 days later on August 29th, 2014 a new group made up of former Cue☆Twinkle members was formed named De☆Ful.

On March 20th, 2015, it was announced on twitter, it was announced March 10, 2015 that Yuina and her groupmate Nakamura Mio were both going to graduate from De☆Ful on April 8th.

On March 22nd, a statement was released saying that both Yuina and Mio didn’t show up to any recent activities and could not be contacted. Due to this, the group immediately disbanded.

2017 Edit

From March 28th, Yuina participated in the WACK AUDiTiON CAMP 2017 under the name "Lisoliso", however, was eliminated on day four after losing a random choice draw. Afterwards, she auditioned again for WACK's upcoming "Project AW".

On August 23rd, Yuina was announced as a founding member of EMPiRE after passing the Project AW audition, and was given the stage name "YUiNA EMPiRE".

2018 Edit

On March 17th 2018 it was announced at WACK EXHiBiTiON that YUiNA would be transferred to BiS 2nd permanently.

YUiNA EMPiRE's, first album as an idol, as well as her only album as part of EMPiRE, THE EMPiRE STRiKES START!!, was released on April 11th.

YUiNA's final appearance with EMPiRE was at their first one-man live on May 1st. Despite no longer being a member, YUiNA retained the "EMPiRE" part of her stage name upon joining BiS 2nd full-time.
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Promoting THE EMPiRE STRiKES START!!

YUiNA EMPiRE's first single as part of BiS, Don't miss it!!, was released on July 4th.

On July 30th, YUiNA ranked 7th in the first BiS.LEAGUE election and remained in BiS 2nd.

Yuina Reveal

Reveal Photo

On December 29th, YUiNA EMPiRE ranked 7th in BiS.LEAGUE for a second time. Due to her low ranking, Watanabe Junnosuke singled her out as being "unfit to perform as part of BiS" and at risk of being removed from the group.

2019 Edit

Yuina Audition

Audition Photo

From the 24th to 30th March 2019, YUiNA took part in the WACK AUDiTiON CAMP 2019. The conditions were that any BiS members taking part in the boot camp would be removed from the group if they were eliminated.

Although YUiNA passed the audition camp, on March 30th BiS announced their intention to disband in response to the firings of Aya Eightprince and Toriaez Hana, who were eliminated from the same boot camp.

When BiS' second generation disbanded on May 11th, with YUiNA EMPiRE announced that she would remain part of WACK.

On June 19th, YUiNA EMPiRE announced that she would be joining a group, named CARRY LOOSE. Leading up to CARRY LOOSE's debut, she and group mate Pan Luna Leafy worked as mentors for WAgg.

YUiNA EMPiRE's debut release with CARRY LOOSE was the digital single Yasashii Sekai on September 18th.

On October 22nd, YUiNA's debut album as a member of CARRY LOOSE, also named CARRY LOOSE, was released.

2020 Edit

On February 11th, YUiNA EMPiRE's first album as part of CARRY LOOSE, Ningen, was released.
Yuina Twinkle

As a member of Cue☆Twinkle

Personal Life Edit

Has two younger sisters.

Profile Edit

  • Name: Kotani Yuina (小谷唯奈)
  • Stage Name: YUiNA EMPiRE
  • WACK Audition Name: Lisoliso (リソリソ)
  • Birth Date: February 7, 1997 (1997-02-07) (age 23)
  • Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
  • Bloodtype: O
  • Height: 148cm
  • Nickname: Yuina (ユイナ)
  • Western Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Eastern Zodiac: Ox
  • BiS Role: Tapir Member (バク担当)
  • WACK status:
    • 2017.08.23: Joined EMPiRE
    • 2018.05.01: Transferred to BiS
    • 2019.05.11: Graduated BiS (Second generation disbands)
    • 2019.06.19: Joined CARRY LOOSE
  • Cue☆Twinkle Colour: Pink
  • WACK Groups:
    • EMPiRE (2017-2018)
    • BiS (2018-2019)
    • CARRY LOOSE (2019-)
  • Other Groups:
  • Overall Time in WACK: 2 Years, 11 Months, 22 Days

Discography Edit

Publications Edit

Other Media Edit

Film Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Although she is no longer a member of EMPiRE, she has kept EMPiRE as part of her stage name.
  • YUiNA's audition name, "Lisoliso", was a parody of Lingling.
  • She had the same audition name as Haruna Bad Chiiiin.
  • Her favourite idol is Ichigo Rinahamu.
  • She is frequently compared to a frog. Despite this, she was given the role of "Tapir" member.
  • When EMPiRE's profiles were first teased, with their faces hidden until they reached 10000 Twitter followers, YUiNA was the first member to hit the target, mostly due to fans buying her bot followers.
  • One of the reasons why Watanabe Junnosuke decided to move her to BiS was because her voice "did not fit in" with the rest of EMPiRE.
  • Shares her birthday with CARRY LOOSE groupmate Uruu Ru.

Gallery Edit

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