Saaya Irie (入江紗綾, Irie Saaya, born November 15, 1993) is a Japanese actress, voice actress, model and singer. Her stage name is simply her given name, Saaya. In addition to her modeling work she has recently been appearing in numerous films, radio, and television programs. She has also done voice work, appearing in the anime OVA Kyo no Gononi as Chika Koizumi. She was formerly a member of Japanese musical group Sweet Kiss before it disbanded on May 12, 2006 to be replaced by the group Chase.
As a model
Irie was born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan. During her childhood she idolized Yoshika, a fashion model from Kitakyushu, but she gained fame for her professional glamour modeling as a U-15 idol, making her debut at age 11. Her bikini pictures soon received widespread distribution over the Internet. In October 2015, Saaya released her 12th photobook, and appeared in 42 solo gravure idol DVDs through 2016.
After making her debut as a model, she still lived in Fukuoka Prefecture where she attended elementary school and middle school, but moved to Tokyo when she turned 16. In August 2014, she contracted Dengue fever during the 2014 Dengue fever outbreak.
Kyuyo Meisai (TV Tokyo)
Gekito! Idol Yokibou (July 2006)
Government Crime Investigation Agent Zaizen Jotaro (TV Asahi)
Hell Girl (2007 Live action), Tsugumi Shibata (Nippon TV)
Manga-Kissa Toshi-Densetsu Noroi no Manna san (BS-i)
Gekito! Idol Yokibou (Osaka Broadcasting Corporation, released on July 2006)
Kyo no Gononi (as Chika Koizumi; produced by avex)
Note: She only sang for the Sweet Kiss version of the opening and ending songs and did not play Chika in the OVA itself. Mai Kadowaki played Chika. On the special edition of the DVD series there was a special audio track. Saaya and Chase were on the second audio track.
God's Left Hand, Devil's Right Hand or Kami no hidarite Akuma no migite (神の左手 悪魔の右手) 2006
Shibuya Kaidan parts 1 & 1 (渋谷怪談 THEリアル都市伝説) 2006
Kani Goalkeeper （かにゴールキーパー） 2006
Carved or Kuchisake-onna (口裂け女) 2007 (all members of Chase in this movie)
Pussy Soup (The Cat Cook) or Neko Râmen Taishô (猫ラーメン大将) 2008
Hard Revenge Milly 2008
Girl's Box 2008
Yamagata sukurîm 2009
Seifuku sabaigâru I 2010
The Purple Mirror (horror) 2010
Rock and Roll Diet 2010
Yomutoshinu: Death Comic Part I and Part II (movie version) 2011