IMALU is a Japanese model, actress and pop artist. She is the daughter of the famous comedian Akashiya Sanma and actress Otake Shinobu.
- Stage Name: IMALU
- Real Name: Otake Imalu (大竹いまる)
- Height: 150 cm
- Birthday: September 19, 1989
- Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Favorites Artists: Green Day, No Doubt, Christina Aguilera
IMALU is the daughter of the famous comedian Akashiya Sanma and actress Otake Shinobu. She developed an early interest in music and decided to become an artist herself. She studied abroad at a high school in Victoria, Canada, where she graduated in April 2008.
IMALU made her first appearance in the magazine Zipper in June 2009 and participated in a radio show on FM Yokohama.
Her first single, "Mashed Potato", was released on January 13th, 2010, but she only made her first TV appearance with her second single, "Sonna Namae Hoshikunai yo", in March. She also hosts a show called A-Studio that airs every Friday.
In 2013 it was reported that IMALU was transferred to the agency Little Tokyo Production.
- [2010.01.13] Mashed potato
- [2010.03.03] Sonna Namae Hoshikunai yo (そんな名前欲しくないよ)
- [2010.04.29] Uh Uh
- [2012.03.21] 4751 Nichi Mou Inai Kimi e (4751日 もういないキミへ)
- [2010.06.23] LYLA
- [2010.07.14] 188.8.131.52
- [2011.06.08] Mighty DISCO (マイティDISCO) (SUSHI PIZZA)
Compilations / Other
- [2011.04.20] m-flo TRIBUTE ~stitch the future and past~ (#8 How You Like Me Now? feat. WISE)
- [2015.12.16] Beat Buddy Boi - JUICEBOX (#03 Flavor of B ~YA-YA-YA~ feat. IMALU)
Books / Magazines
- [2014.10.25] IMALU no Marumouke Jiten (IMALUのまるもうけ辞典)
-  Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (Voice)
-  Yuki and Nina
-  Runway Beat
-  Real Clothes
-  Matching Love (マッチング・ラブ)
-  WISE - Into the sky feat. BEAT CRUSADERS
- Official Website
- Little Tokyo Production Website
- Universal Music Website
- Official Blog
- NYLON Official Profile
- YouTube Official Channel
- Official Twitter