This JYP Entertainment girl group idol was chosen by J.Y. Park himself, thanks to her stunning visuals. Keep on reading for all the details.
This JYP Entertainment Idol Was Selected to Debut Thanks to Her Visuals
There is a girl group member praised by J.Y. Park, the founder of JYP Entertainment, thanks to her stunning visuals. Who is she? Why she is none other than NiziU member Ayaka!
Ayaka, born in 2003, is a member of NiziU, the Japanese girl group formed through the survival program "Nizi Project."
Upon her introduction to the show, Ayaka was given the nickname "Japanese Suzy" by fans. Her refreshing visuals made both male and female fans hearts' flutter, and the Japanese public praised her harmonious feature and tall stature.
At the beginning of her time on the show, Ayaka was often criticized for her lack of dancing and singing skills. Despite that, J.Y. Park chosen Ayaka as a member of NiziU, saying that she reminds him of Suzy before she made her debut with Miss A.
He commented that she still needs to better her skills but that he sees potential in her. Ultimately, though she was still starting her life as a trainee, Ayaka was selected as a member of NiziU due to her visuals, potential, and star quality. In addition, J.Y. Park praised Ayaka for being someone memorable.
Although Ayaka received a lot of criticism when she first debut, she was able to receive professional training under JYP Entertainment and improved her skills greatly. Now, she is an idol who is gaining popularity not only in Japan but in South Korea as well.
Many South Korean viewers agreed with J.Y. Park's views, saying that Ayaka has a JYP Entertainment female idol vibe.
Are you a fan of Ayaka and NiziU? Tell us in the comments below!
Who is NiziU?
NiziU is a Japanese girl group formed by South Korean company JYP Entertainment in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment Japan. The group is composed of members Mako, Rio, Maya, Riku, Ayaka, Mayuka, Rima, Miihi, and Nina. They debuted on December 2, 2020, with the single "Step and a Step."
The group's most recent release is "Take a Picture," a single dropped on March 29, 2021, in collaboration with Coca-Cola. The said song was used to promote the soda brand. "Take a Picture" made headlines for receiving over 12.5 million streams in its first week, setting an all-time record on the weekly Oricon Streaming Chart.
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Written by Alexa Lewis