Miyamoto Karin (宮本佳林) is a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and was part of Hello! Project. She was a member of Juice=Juice.
- Birth Name: Miyamoto Karin (宮本佳林)
- Nickname: Karin (カリン)
- Date of Birth: December 1, 1998
- Place of Birth: Chiba, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 154cm
- Bands / Groups:
- [2014.06.12] Karin (佳林)
- [2015.05.27] Karin sixteen
- [2016.10.21] Sun Flower
- [2018.12.01] Kakusei -KAKUSEI- (覚醒 -KAKUSEI-)
- [2020.05.20] RIN
- [2014.06.xx] Baseball Game Magazine Vol.12 (Cover)
- [2014.07.xx] UTB+ Vol.20 (Cover)
- TV Dramas
- TV Programs
- Net Dramas
- Net Programs
- Her Juice=Juice image color and flavor is grape.
- She was first introduced at the 2008 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 11gatsu ~Yokohama JUMP!~ concert in November 2008 as a winner of the Up-Front Egg Audition.
- Eats bread for breakfast.
- Has a habit of getting excited easily.
- Her favorite spot is the loft at her room.
- She has a 7 year old cat named Jasmine and an 8 year old cat named Choco.
- She participated in the 2011 S/mileage auditions, but failed.
- She is a fan of Hello! Project group Morning Musume, and S/mileage.
- On a rainy day she would laze around with her cat.
- She would sing the song "Hare Ame Nochi Suki" by Morning Musume Sakuragumi on a rainy day.
- Said her dream as an idol is to debut within Hello! Project and to be able to sing in various languages.
- She participated in the Morning Musume 11th Generation ~Suppin Utahime~ Audition, but failed.
- There was an introduction page in the new Hello! Channel vol.9, where Miyamoto said that her favorite group within Hello! Project is Morning Musume.
- She is an only child, and lives with her grandparents.
- Her best sport is badminton.
- She covered "Wakuteka Take a Chance" as Suzuki Kanon in Team Okai.
- She looks up to the singer Matsuda Seiko.
- Decided she wanted to join Hello! Project after she heard °C-ute's song on "Kirarin Revolution" and began to learn more about idols and Hello! Project.
- Her mother suggested the Hello Pro Egg audition; Karin purchased °C-ute's MV collection and practiced "Ooki na Ai de Motenashite" to prepare.
- Says she won't lose to anyone in being hyper and bouncing around on stage.
- Prior to being chosen to debut in Juice=Juice, after failing multiple auditions, Karin planned to leave Hello Pro Egg by her last year of middle school.
- Said her favorite Hello! Project songs are "Hare Ame Nochi Suki" by Morning Musume Sakuragumi, "Ooki na Ai de Motenashite" by °C-ute, and "Resonant Blue" by Morning Musume.
- Karin went on hiatus starting July 25, 2017 after having difficulties with her voice and subsequently being diagnosed with functional dysphonia. After absence for treatment she made a tentative return to performing at the end of the following month on August 31st with a full return planned providing she did well.
- Karin announced her graduation from Juice=Juice and Hello! Project on February 10, 2020 through the official website and a special video upload to the Hello! Project Station YouTube channel, stating she would continue as a soloist. She revealed she had been considering her graduation since fall 2018 and had discovered many things she had an interest in, including DIY and interior design, and wanting to learn about and share those things over SNS. Her graduation was to take place at the end of the "Juice=Juice CONCERT TOUR 2020 Spring" with solo activities beginning in fall 2020. Within her announcements she also discussed wanting to find her own ways of expression to utilize in her performances, and hoping she would be able to continue working with Juice=Juice and Hello! Project members in some way even after graduating.
- Specialties: Badminton, yoga poses, braiding
- Hobbies: Home karaoke, playing with her cats
- Dislikes: Drawing
- Favorite Food: Strawberries, fruits, sea trout sushi
- Favorite Color: Baby pink, grape color
- Favorite Subject: Music
- Looks Up To: Okai Chisato, Niigaki Risa, Sayashi Riho