Watanabe Risa

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Watanabe Risa
Watanabe Risa (2019 - Kuroi Hitsuji)
Kanji 渡邉理佐
Kana わたなべ りさ
Romaji Watanabe Risa
Nickname Ricchan (りっちゃん), Berisa (べりさ)
Birth Info
Birthdate July 27, 1998  
Birthplace Flag of Japan.png Ibaraki, Japan
Blood type O
Current Age 25 Years Old
Height 167cm
Professional Info
Agency Seed & Flower
Social Networks Official Fanclub / Official Website / Instagram / Twitter
Idol Career Info
Former Group Sakurazaka46
Former Team 1st Generation
Debuted August 2015 / Keyakizaka46 1st Generation
Graduated May 2022

Watanabe Risa was a member of Sakurazaka46's 1st Generation. She is currently affiliated with Seed & Flower.


  • Lightstick colors: White and Blue
  • Audition song: Blue Sky Blue (Flower)
  • Favorite Nogizaka46 member: Saito Asuka
  • Special skills: Solo rock-paper-scissors where the right hand always wins
  • She shares many traits with the other Watanabe from Ibaraki in Sakurazaka46, Watanabe Rika.
    • Something they hate about themselves: Indecisiveness
    • Favorite food: Yakiniku
    • Least favorite animal: Insects
    • What they feel they were in a previous life: Sloths
    • Favorite four-character idiom: Ishin Denshin 以心伝心 ("telepathy" or "communicating from mind-to-mind")
  • She has a brother who is eight years older.
  • At the first greeting event of Keyakizaka46, she suddenly claimed to like "the long escalator in the Nagatacho station on the Hanzoumon line of the Tokyo Metro".
  • She has a sister-like relationship with Harada Aoi. Despite bickering, they get along well.
  • She and former Keyakizaka46 member Shida Manaka used to be together known as "The Cool (ザ・クール)" for their cool gazes and demeanor.
  • She is close to fellow non-no model Araki Yuko and admires her greatly.
    • When she first became a non-no model, Yuko treated her with kindess, taking her out to meals and reaching out to her when she seemed troubled. When Yuko "graduated" from being a non-no model, Risa tearfully read the letter she wrote, saying how she wanted to become a woman like her one day.
  • She has a sadistic character, but is still caring and gentle.
  • She is known within the group for her beautiful face and style.
  • She makes sound effects while doing certain tasks.
    • For example, while rushing and changing in the dressing rooms she makes noises like "Shu shu shu'". She claims it makes her faster.

Group History

Keyakizaka46 1st GenerationSakurazaka46 1st Generation → Graduation
Joined Keyakizaka46 1st Generation on August 21, 2015
Transferred to Sakurazaka46 1st Generation on October 14, 2020
Graduated from Sakurazaka46 1st Generation on May 22, 2022 (Announcement: January 24, 2022)




  • On February 29th, was selected as a Senbatsu member for Keyakizaka46's first single, Silent Majority.
  • On October 8th, made her runway debut at "GirlsAward 2016 AUTUMN/WINTER" at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
  • In December, she was chosen as the idol who would make their big break for the 2017 "Model Press Hit Prediction".


  • On March 21st, it was announced that she would become an exclusive model for fashion magazine "non-no", becoming the first member of Keyakizaka46 to be selected as an exclusive model.
  • On October 19th, received her first solo magazine cover ever, for "Weekly Shounen Champion" no.47.


  • On March 20th, received her first solo cover for "non-no" magazine's May issue.
  • On April 10th, her first photobook, Mukuch!, was released.




  • On January 24th, announced her graduation from Sakurazaka46 on her blog.
  • On May 22nd, held her graduation concert and graduated from the group.

Singles Participation

Sakurazaka46 A-Sides

Sakurazaka46 B-Sides

Keyakizaka46 A-Sides

Keyakizaka46 B-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

Other Singles

Albums Participation

Keyakizaka46 Albums


Aozora to MARRY


Media Appearances

Variety Shows



Other Links


Watanabe Risa (2018 - Ambivalent)
Watanabe Risa (2018 - Glass wo Ware!)
Watanabe Risa (2017 - Kaze ni Fukarete mo)
Watanabe Risa (2017 - Fukyouwaon)
Watanabe Risa (2016 - Futari Saison)
Watanabe Risa (2016 - Sekai ni wa Ai Shika Nai)
Watanabe Risa (2016 - Silent Majority)
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Watanabe Risa (Early 2016)
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Watanabe Risa (Late 2015)
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Watanabe Risa (Early 2015)