|Birthdate||May 13, 1998|
|Birthplace||Sendai, Miyagi, Japan|
|Current Age||24 Years Old|
|Social Networks||Instagram / Line Blog / TikTok / Twitter / YouTube|
|Idol Career Info|
|Former Team||Team A|
|Debuted||April 2011 / 12th Generation|
- 1 Catchphrase
- 2 Trivia
- 3 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4 AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 5 Team History
- 6 Singles Participation
- 7 Albums Participation
- 8 Units
- 8.1 NO NAME
- 8.2 Stage Units
- 8.3 Concert Units
- 8.3.1 AKB48 First Dome Concert "Yossha~Ikuzo~! in Seibu Dome"
- 8.3.2 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- 8.3.3 Unit Matsuri 2012
- 8.3.4 Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena
- 8.3.5 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012
- 8.3.6 Unit Matsuri 2013
- 8.3.7 AKB48 8th Anniversary
- 8.3.8 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014
- 8.3.9 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014
- 9 Solo Songs
- 10 Media Appearances
- 11 Gallery
- Karen de karei na Date musume. CHIIMU A no kotogaku ichinensei, Iwata Karen desu
- (Lovely, splendid and elegant girl. Team A's high school first year student, I'm Iwata Karen)
- Hobbies: Dancing, watching movies and anime, playing guitar
- Favorite character: Elizabeth (from Gintama)
- Favorite colors: Dark blue, red, yellow
- Favorite dance styles: Tap, jazz
- Favorite drinks: Sport drinks
- Favorite food: Avocado sandwiches
- Favorite subject: Art
- Good friends with: Sato Sumire
- She was supposed to be transferred to SKE48 with Sato Sumire, but because of health problems in her family she could not do it.
- Future ambition: Theater play performer on Broadway or a seiyuu
- She is a former member of Light Music Club.
- She is a former member of unit NO NAME.
- She was the youngest seiyuu of AKB0048.
- She is the former ace of 12th Generation.
- She participated in AKB48′s Tohoku Earthquake relief efforts.
- Before auditioning for AKB48, the earthquake struck her house and she had to live in a shelter for a few days.
- She was part of the single Hana wa Saku produced by NHK World. The song featured celebrities, musicians, and athletes from the areas the Tohoku Earthquake struck hardest. Karen was the youngest participant and also sang a solo version of the song for the B-side.
- Because of her experiences with the earthquake, she was the only Kenkyuusei interviewed in DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on.
- She cannot handle eating natto.
- She had a surgery on her nose because of breathing problems that began after an accident she had when as a child.
- She is a big fan of Attack on Titan and often cosplayed Mikasa Ackerman during handshake events.
- She is a Former member of the unofficial "Potebari!!" unit with Ishida Haruka and Iwasa Misaki.
- After her graduation she played the leading role "Maria" in in the musical "Maria to Midori no Princess (マリアと緑のプリンセス)", together with Yamauchi Mizuki who played "Eliza junior". Yamauchi went on to join AKB48 as a 16th generation member.
- On March 8, 2019, she suffered a car accident in Tokyo and broke a bone. As a result she was unable to attend the shooting of the 8th Anniversary program of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan on March 11, 2019.
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 5th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 6th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 7th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 2nd Janken Taikai - Didn't Qualify
- 3rd Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Nakata Chisato)
- 4th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Kojima Mako)
- 5th Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Yabushita Shu)
- 6th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Izuta Rina)
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei → Team 4 → Team A → Graduation
- Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on April, 2011
- Promoted to Team 4 on March 23, 2012 (Saitama Super Arena)
- Transferred to Team A on August 24, 2012 (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
- Was offered to transfer to SKE48's Team S on February 24, 2014, but chose to remain with her former team (AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri)
- Graduated from AKB48 Team A on May 21, 2016 (Announcement: January 5, 2016 | Graduation Stage: March 15, 2016 | Last activity: May 21, 2016)
- Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Media Senbatsu)
- Hana wa Saku (NHK "Ashita e" Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukko Shien Song)
- High school days (Koko ni Ita koto)
- Koko ni Ita koto (Koko ni Ita koto)
- Chokkaku Sunshine (1830m)
- Aozora yo Sabishikunai ka? (1830m)
- Kakushin ga Moterumono (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Bokutachi no Ideology (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- Oh! Baby (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- Clap (0 to 1 no Aida)
- Team A Waiting Stage
- Skirt, Hirari (Before Sasaki Yukari's Promotion)
- Glass no I LOVE YOU (Before Kasai Tomomi's Graduation)
- Kuroi Tenshi (After Kasai Tomomi's Graduation)
- Kioku no Dilemma (New Units)
- Majisuka Gakuen 2 (マジスカ学園2) (2011)
- Majisuka Gakuen 3 (マジスカ学園3) (2012)
- Sailor Zombie (セーラーゾンビ) (2014)
- Hiroi Uchuu no Naka de (広い宇宙の中で)
- Maria to Midori no Princess (マリアと緑のプリンセス) - Maria
- AKB0048 (2012~2013)
Iwata Karen (2015)
Iwata Karen 6th Senbatsu Sousenkyo Poster (2014)
Iwata Karen (2014)
Iwata Karen (2013)
Iwata Karen (2012)
Iwata Karen (2011)