Kitano Kie

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Kitano Kie promoting "Raspberry Jam" (2013)

Kitano Kie (北乃きい) is a Japanese gravure idol (former U-15), actress, model, and singer. She is currently represented by FOSTER Management Office. Kitano rose to fame after starring in the drama LIFE. She made her singing debut in 2010 with the single "Sakura Saku" under avex trax.

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  • Name: Kitano Kii (北乃きい)
  • Alternate Spelling: Kitano Kie
  • Real Name: Matsumura Sayaka (松村沙也加)
  • Birthdate: March 15, 1991
  • Birthplace: Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 157cm
  • Bust: 80cm
  • Waist: 58cm
  • Hips: 81cm
  • Shoe Ssize: 24.5cm
  • Hobbies and Special Abilities: Shopping, playing piano, impersonations, ballet
  • Favorite Subjects: English, Mathematics
  • Least Favorite Subjects: Gym, Social Studies
  • Favorite Food: Ribs, melon
  • Least Favorite Food: Green peppers
  • If She Was an Animal: Cat
  • Type of Guy: A kind guy

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Kitano Kii is a former member of the celebrity girls futsal team "Miss Magazine". In 2005, Kitano won a Miss Magazine Award, becoming the youngest, at age 14, to receive that award. She is also a model for the magazine Hana*chu. Kii is currently aspiring to become an actress, and at a handshaking event for her first photobook on February 18th, she announced that she would release a digital single, "Sakura Mau", only available for online download. The single broke 50,000 downloads soon after its release and was used for the film 'Koufuku na Shokutaku, which Kii acts in. For that role, she won 31st Japan Academy Award in the New Actor category. In February 2008, she has also won the 29th Yokohama Film Festival with the same film.

In 2007, she was chosen to star in a drama named LIFE, which put Kie in a higher level of popularity. Between December 2007 and January 2008, she was chosen as the third cheering manager for Japan's Highschool Soccer Tournament, following Horikita Maki and Aragaki Yui.

In 2010, she is scheduled to release the single "Sakura Saku", which has been chosen for a commercial tie-in with the candy bar "Kit Kat". The song is also being used to cheer on students preparing for the 2010 exams, as part of an annual campaign sponsored by "Kit Kat" and Kitano was appointed as the "captain" of the current campaign. In October of 2009, it was announced that Akanishi Jin's first starring movie role will be in BANDAGE, which is directed by music producer Kobayashi Takeshi and written by Shunji Iwai. Kie Kitano was also chosen to play Asako, a high school girl who becomes the band’s manager through an unexpected series of events and witnesses all of their trials and tribulations. Kie will also appear in another movie named Bushido Sixteen.

Discography

Kitano Kie during LIFE (2007)
Kitano Kie during Halfway (2009)
Kitano Kie promoting "Hanataba" (2010)
Kitano Kie promoting "Kizuna" (2011)
Kitano Kie promoting "Darl:orz" (2012)

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Singles

Digital Singles

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Filmography

Dramas

Films

Other Video Releases

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Photobooks

FirstSTEP.jpg Kita no Moyou.jpg KEYofDREAMS.jpg K twenty.jpg

Calendars

Kie Kitano Calendar 2009.jpg Kie Kitano Calendar 2010.jpg Kie Kitano Calendar 2013.jpg

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