Sumire Satō

Sumire Satō (佐藤 すみれ Satō Sumire, born November 20, 1993 in Saitama Prefecture) is a former Japanese idol formerly associated with the girl group AKB48 and later transferred to its sister group SKE48. In 2016, she is starring in a live-action film based on Sanami Suzuki's manga adaptation of The Little Match Girl.[1]

Sumire Satō
130413 AKB48 at Tokyo Auto Salon Singapore Meet & Greet 2 and Performance (Sumire Sato)
Sumire Satō
Background information
Native name
佐藤 すみれ
BornNovember 20, 1993 (age 25)
OriginSaitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Vocals
  • Drums
Years active2008–2018
Associated actsAKB48, SKE48


Satō was a finalist in Morning Musume's Happy 8 Ki Audition.[2]

She joined AKB48 on December 20, 2008 as a seventh-generation member of its Kenkyusei (trainees). Her first participation in an AKB48 single was on the B-side track of "River" called "Kimi no Koto ga Suki Dakara" where she performed in the grouping Under Girls.

She was promoted to full member in AKB48.

On August 20, 2009, she took part in the AKB48 election and nationwide tour. On December 7, 2009, she joined Horipro. Her first A-side single for the group was "Chance no Junban". On May 21, 2010, she was promoted to Team B during Team shuffle.

On August 24, 2012, she was shuffled to become a member of Team A.[3]

On April 25, 2014, she was transferred to SKE48's Team E.

She graduated from SKE48 Team E on January 7, 2018. She retired from the entertainment industry.[4]



AKB48 A-Sides

AKB48 B-Sides

AKB48 albums



  • Coco Smile Family Concert Volume 2: Legend (8 January 2006)
  • End of the Year Thanksgiving: We're going to shuffle AKB! Give your regards to SKE as well (20 December 2008)
  • AKB48 Request Hour Set List Best 100 2009 (18 January 2009)
  • AKB48 Bunshin no Jutsu Tour (15 August 2009)
  • AKB48 Natsu no Saruobasan Matsuri (13 September 2009)
  • AKB48 New York concert at Webster Hall (27 September 2009)[5]
  • J-Pop Culture Festival, Jakarta (February 2012)


  • Coco Smile 3: Nijiiro no Melody (18–22 August 2004)
  • Coco Smile 4: Kinsei no Stage (24–28 August 2005)
  • Happa no Freddie Inochi no Tabi (July 2006 - August 2006)
  • Happa no Freddie Inochi no Tabi (July 2007 - August 2007)
  • Coco Smile 4: Kinsei no Stage (14 August 2008 - 19 August 2008)
  • Peter Pan - Wendy Darling (2012-2013)


  • Majisuka Gakuen ( Short moment in the last ep)
  • Majisuka Gakuen 2 (April 15 - July 1, 2011, as Sanshoku)


  • AKB0048 (April 29, 2012 - July 22, 2012) as Mimori Kishida.
  • AKB0048 Next Stage (January 4, 2013 - March 30, 2013) As Mimori Kishida/Shinoda Mariko The 8th.



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  3. ^ "New teams after Reformation of AKB48 in Tokyo Dome Concert" (in Japanese). 2012-08-24.
  4. ^ SKE48佐藤すみれ、卒業&芸能界引退発表 子役、AKB48経て18年 (in Japanese). oricon ME inc. 2017-11-07. Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  5. ^ NYAF confirms AKB48

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